"No, my lord," he said. "Listen to me; I give1 you the field, and I give you the cave that is in it. I give it to you in the presence of my people. Bury your dead."
References for Genesis 23:11
Again Abraham bowed down before the people of the land
and he said to Ephron in their hearing, "Listen to me, if you will. I will pay the price of the field. Accept it from me so I can bury my dead there."
Ephron answered Abraham
"Listen to me, my lord; the land is worth four hundred shekels of silver,2 but what is that between me and you? Bury your dead."
References for Genesis 23:15
Abraham agreed to Ephron's terms and weighed out for him the price he had named in the hearing of the Hittites: four hundred shekels of silver,3 according to the weight current among the merchants.4
References for Genesis 23:16
So Ephron's field in Machpelah5 near Mamre6--both the field and the cave in it, and all the trees within the borders of the field--was deeded
References for Genesis 23:17
to Abraham as his property7 in the presence of all the Hittites8 who had come to the gate9 of the city.
References for Genesis 23:18
Afterward Abraham buried his wife Sarah in the cave in the field of Machpelah10 near Mamre (which is at Hebron11) in the land of Canaan.
References for Genesis 23:19
So the field and the cave in it were deeded12 to Abraham by the Hittites as a burial site.13
References for Genesis 23:20