|Overview - Genesis 23|
|1||The age and death of Sarah.|
|3||The purchase of the field and cave of Machpelah;|
|19||where Sarah is buried.|
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,
- 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.
- Hebrew ears. all that.
- 18 ; Genesis 34:20 Genesis 34:24 Ruth 4:1-4 ; Job 29:7 ; Isaiah 28:6
- 24:10 Matthew 9:1 ; Luke 2:3 Luke 2:4