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Genesis 49:28-33 (New International Version)

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28 All these are the twelve tribes of Israel,1 and this is what their father said to them when he blessed them, giving each the blessing2 appropriate to him.

The Death of Jacob

29 Then he gave them these instructions:3 "I am about to be gathered to my people.4 Bury me with my fathers5 in the cave in the field of Ephron the Hittite,6 30 the cave in the field of Machpelah,7 near Mamre8 in Canaan, which Abraham bought as a burial place9 from Ephron the Hittite, along with the field.10 31 There Abraham11 and his wife Sarah12 were buried, there Isaac and his wife Rebekah13 were buried, and there I buried Leah.14 32 The field and the cave in it were bought from the Hittites.a15 " 33 When Jacob had finished giving instructions to his sons, he drew his feet up into the bed, breathed his last and was gathered to his people.16
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