Genesis 23:1-6 LEB

Sarah’s Death and Burial

1 And {Sarah lived}a one hundred and twenty-seven years; [these were] the years of the life of Sarah.

References for Genesis 23:1

    • Ǭ 23:1 - Literally "the lives of Sarah were"
      2 And Sarah died in Kiriath Arba; that [is] Hebron, in the land of Canaan.
      3 And Abraham went to mourn for Sarah and to weep for her. And Abraham rose up from his dead, and he spoke to the Hittitesb [and] said,

      References for Genesis 23:3

        • ǭ 23:3 - Or "sons of Heth"
          4 "I [am] a stranger and an alien among you; give to me {my own burial site}c among you so that I may bury my dead from before me.

          References for Genesis 23:4

            • Ǯ 23:4 - Literally "ownership of a grave"
              5 And the Hittitesd answered Abraham [and] said to him,

              References for Genesis 23:5

                • ǯ 23:5 - Or "sons of Heth"
                  6 "Hear us, my lord, you [are] a mighty princee in our midst. Bury your dead in the choicest of our burial sites. None of us {will withhold his burial site}f from you [for] burying your dead."

                  References for Genesis 23:6

                    • ǰ 23:6 - Or "prince of God"
                    • DZ 23:6 - Literally "will withhold from himself his burial site