If names denote purpose, according
to Genesis, which is the well of harassment: Esek or Sitnah?
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According to Genesis 26:20, the well named Esek is the well of
"contention" and the well named Sitnah is the well of "harassment."
Genesis 26:20 -
And the herdmen of Gerar strove with Isaac's herdmen, saying: 'The water is
ours.' And he called the name of the well Esek; because they contended with him.
26:21 And they digged another well, and they
strove for that also. And he called the name of it Sitnah [harassment].
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