Genesis 23:1-7 NAS

Death and Burial of Sarah

1 Now aSarah lived * one hundred and twenty-seven * years; these were the years of the life of Sarah.

References for Genesis 23:1

    • Ǹ 23:1 - Lit "the life of Sarah was"
      2 Sarah died in 1Kiriath-arba (that is, Hebron ) in the land of Canaan; and Abraham bwent in to mourn for Sarah and to weep for her.

      References for Genesis 23:2

        • ǹ 23:2 - Or "proceeded"
          3 Then Abraham rose from before his dead, and spoke to the 2sons of Heth, saying,

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          4 "I am 3a stranger and a sojourner among you; 4give me ca 5burial site among you that I may bury my dead out of my sight.

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          5 The sons of Heth answered Abraham, saying to him,
          6 "Hear us, my lord, you are a d6mighty prince among us; bury your dead in the choicest of our graves; none * of us will refuse you his grave for burying your dead."

          References for Genesis 23:6

            • ǻ 23:6 - Lit "prince of God"
              7 So Abraham rose and bowed to the people of the land, the sons of Heth.