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Genesis 23:10

Overview - Genesis 23
The age and death of Sarah.
The purchase of the field and cave of Machpelah;
19 where Sarah is buried.
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Genesis 23:10  (King James Version)
And Ephron dwelt among the children of Heth: and Ephron the Hittite answered Abraham in the audience of the children of Heth, even of all that went in at the gate of his city, saying,
 


dwelt
Or, sitting (as the word frequently denotes) among the children of Heth, at the gate of the city, where all public business was transacted. Ephron, though a chief man, might have been personally unknown to Abraham; but now he answers for himself, making a free tender of the field and cave to Abraham, in the presence of all the people, which amounted to a legal conveyance to the Patriarch.

audience
Hebrew ears. all that.
18 ; Genesis 34:20 Genesis 34:24 Ruth 4:1-4 ; Job 29:7 ; Isaiah 28:6

his
24:10 Matthew 9:1 ; Luke 2:3 Luke 2:4
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