Parallel Bible results for Genesis 23:1-13

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Genesis 23:1-13

NIV 1 Sarah lived to be a hundred and twenty-seven years old. NIV 1 Sarah lived to be a hundred and twenty-seven years old. 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. 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. NIV 3 Then Abraham rose from beside his dead wife and spoke to the Hittites. He said, NIV 3 Then Abraham rose from beside his dead wife and spoke to the Hittites. He said, 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. 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. NIV 5 The Hittites replied to Abraham, NIV 5 The Hittites replied to Abraham, 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." 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." NIV 7 Then Abraham rose and bowed down before the people of the land, the Hittites. NIV 7 Then Abraham rose and bowed down before the people of the land, the Hittites. 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 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 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." 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." 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. 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. 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." 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." NIV 12 Again Abraham bowed down before the people of the land NIV 12 Again Abraham bowed down before the people of the land 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." 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."