"My lord, listen to me; a piece of land worth fourhundred1shekels of silver, what is that between me and you? So bury your dead."
16Abrahamlistened to Ephron ; and Abraham2weighed out for Ephron the silverwhich he had named in the ahearing of the sons of Heth, fourhundredshekels of silver, bcommercialstandard.
So 3Ephron'sfield, which was in Machpelah, whichfacedMamre, the field and cavewhich was in it, and all the treeswhich were in the field, that were cwithin all the confines of its border, dwere deededover18
to Abraham for a possession4in the presence of the sons of Heth, before all who went in at the gate of his city.
19Afterthis, AbrahamburiedSarah his wife in the cave of the field at MachpelahfacingMamre (that is, Hebron ) in the land of Canaan.
So the field and the cave that is in it, ewere 5deededover to Abraham for fa burialsite by the sons of Heth.