8 He said to them, “If you are willing to let me bury my dead, then listen to me and intercede with Ephron son of Zohar on my behalf

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9 so he will sell me the cave of Machpelah, which belongs to him and is at the end of his field. Ask him to sell it to me for the full price as a burial site among you.”

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      10 Ephron the Hittite was sitting among his people and he replied to Abraham in the hearing of all the Hittites who had come to the gate of his city.

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      11 “No, my lord,” he said. “Listen to me; I givea you the field, and I giveb you the cave that is in it. I givec it to you in the presence of my people. Bury your dead.”

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          12 Again Abraham bowed down before the people of the land
          13 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.”
          14 Ephron answered Abraham,
          15 “Listen to me, my lord; the land is worth four hundred shekelsd of silver, but what is that between you and me? Bury your dead.”

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            • Ã 23:15 - That is, about 10 pounds or about 4.6 kilograms
              16 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, according to the weight current among the merchants.

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