And the life of Sarah was a hundred and twenty-seven years: [these were] the years of the life of Sarah.
And Sarah died in Kirjath-Arba: that is Hebron, in the land of Canaan. And Abraham came to mourn for Sarah, and to weep for her.
And Abraham rose up from before his dead, and spoke to the sons of Heth, saying,
I am a stranger and a sojourner a with you; give me a possession of a sepulchre with you, that I may bury my dead from before me.
And the sons of Heth answered Abraham, saying to him,
Hear us, my lord: thou art a prince of God among us: in the choicest of our sepulchres bury thy dead: none of us shall withhold from thee his sepulchre for burying thy dead.
And Abraham rose up, and bowed down to the people of the land, to the sons of Heth,