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,1 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,2 according to the weight current among the merchants.3
References for Genesis 23:16
So Ephron's field in Machpelah4 near Mamre5--both the field and the cave in it, and all the trees within the borders of the field--was deeded
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to Abraham as his property6 in the presence of all the Hittites7 who had come to the gate8 of the city.
References for Genesis 23:18
Afterward Abraham buried his wife Sarah in the cave in the field of Machpelah9 near Mamre (which is at Hebron10) in the land of Canaan.
References for Genesis 23:19
So the field and the cave in it were deeded11 to Abraham by the Hittites as a burial site.12
References for Genesis 23:20