Parallel Bible results for Genesis 23

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Genesis 23

KJV 1 And Sarah was an hundred and seven and twenty years old: these were the years of the life of Sarah. NIV 1 Sarah lived to be a hundred and twenty-seven years old. KJV 2 And Sarah died in Kirjatharba; the same is Hebron in the land of Canaan: and Abraham came to mourn for Sarah, and to weep for her. NIV 2 She died at Kiriath Arba (that is, Hebron) in the land of Canaan, and Abraham went to mourn for Sarah and to weep over her. KJV 3 And Abraham stood up from before his dead , and spake unto the sons of Heth, saying , NIV 3 Then Abraham rose from beside his dead wife and spoke to the Hittites. He said, KJV 4 I am a stranger and a sojourner with you: give me a possession of a buryingplace with you, that I may bury my dead out of my sight. NIV 4 "I am an alien and a stranger among you. Sell me some property for a burial site here so I can bury my dead. KJV 5 And the children of Heth answered Abraham, saying unto him, NIV 5 The Hittites replied to Abraham, KJV 6 Hear us , my lord: thou art a mighty prince among us: in the choice of our sepulchres bury thy dead ; none of us shall withhold from thee his sepulchre, but that thou mayest bury thy dead . NIV 6 "Sir, listen to us. You are a mighty prince among us. Bury your dead in the choicest of our tombs. None of us will refuse you his tomb for burying your dead." KJV 7 And Abraham stood up , and bowed himself to the people of the land, even to the children of Heth. NIV 7 Then Abraham rose and bowed down before the people of the land, the Hittites. KJV 8 And he communed with them, saying , If it be your mind that I should bury my dead out of my sight; hear me, and intreat for me to Ephron the son of Zohar, NIV 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 KJV 9 That he may give me the cave of Machpelah, which he hath, which is in the end of his field; for as much money as it is worth he shall give it me for a possession of a buryingplace amongst you. NIV 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." KJV 10 And Ephron dwelt among the children of Heth: and Ephron the Hittite answered Abraham in the audience of the children of Heth, even of all that went in at the gate of his city, saying , NIV 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. KJV 11 Nay, my lord, hear me : the field give I thee, and the cave that is therein, I give it thee; in the presence of the sons of my people give I it thee: bury thy dead . NIV 11 "No, my lord," he said. "Listen to me; I give you the field, and I give you the cave that is in it. I give it to you in the presence of my people. Bury your dead." KJV 12 And Abraham bowed down himself before the people of the land. NIV 12 Again Abraham bowed down before the people of the land KJV 13 And he spake unto Ephron in the audience of the people of the land, saying , But if thou wilt give it, I pray thee, hear me: I will give thee money for the field; take it of me, and I will bury my dead there. NIV 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." KJV 14 And Ephron answered Abraham, saying unto him NIV 14 Ephron answered Abraham KJV 15 My lord, hearken unto me: the land is worth four hundred shekels of silver; what is that betwixt me and thee? bury therefore thy dead . NIV 15 "Listen to me, my lord; the land is worth four hundred shekels of silver, but what is that between me and you? Bury your dead." KJV 16 And Abraham hearkened unto Ephron; and Abraham weighed to Ephron the silver, which he had named in the audience of the sons of Heth, four hundred shekels of silver, current money with the merchant . NIV 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. KJV 17 And the field of Ephron, which was in Machpelah, which was before Mamre, the field, and the cave which was therein, and all the trees that were in the field, that were in all the borders round about, were made sure NIV 17 So Ephron's field in Machpelah near Mamre--both the field and the cave in it, and all the trees within the borders of the field--was deeded KJV 18 Unto Abraham for a possession in the presence of the children of Heth, before all that went in at the gate of his city. NIV 18 to Abraham as his property in the presence of all the Hittites who had come to the gate of the city. KJV 19 And after this, Abraham buried Sarah his wife in the cave of the field of Machpelah before Mamre: the same is Hebron in the land of Canaan. NIV 19 Afterward Abraham buried his wife Sarah in the cave in the field of Machpelah near Mamre (which is at Hebron) in the land of Canaan. KJV 20 And the field, and the cave that is therein, were made sure unto Abraham for a possession of a buryingplace by the sons of Heth. NIV 20 So the field and the cave in it were deeded to Abraham by the Hittites as a burial site.