Genesis 23:1-7 ESV

Sarah's Death and Burial

1 Sarah lived 127 years; these were the years of the life of Sarah.

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      2 And Sarah died at 1Kiriath-arba (that is, 2Hebron) in the land of Canaan, and Abraham went in to mourn for Sarah and to weep for her.

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      3 And Abraham rose up from before his dead and said to the Hittites,a

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        • Á 23:3 - Hebrew sons of Heth; also verses 5, 7, 10, 16, 18, 20
          4 3"I am a sojourner and foreigner among you; 4give me property among you for a burying place, that I may bury my dead out of my sight.

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          5 The Hittites answered Abraham,
          6 "Hear us, my lord; you are a prince of Godb among us. Bury your dead in the choicest of our tombs. None of us will withhold from you his tomb to hinder you from burying your dead."

          References for Genesis 23:6

            • Â 23:6 - Or a mighty prince
              7 Abraham rose and bowed to the Hittites, the people of the land.