Parallel Bible results for Genesis 23:1-6

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Genesis 23:1-6

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."