Genesis 23:20

Genesis 23:20

And the field, and the cave that is therein, was made sure to
Abraham for a possession of a buryingplace, by the sons of Heth.
] Who were witnesses of the transaction between Abraham and Ephron; and this was further made sure by Sarah's being buried in it, which was taking possession of it, for the use for which it was bought; and was a pledge and earnest of the future possession of the land of Canaan by the seed of Abraham: this was the first piece of ground in it possessed by Abraham and his seed; and it being called the possession of a buryingplace, shows that there is no contradiction between this and what Stephen says, ( Acts 7:5 ) ; he had a possession to bury in, but not to live upon; not any ground of his own to till and sow, or build upon.

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