Genesis 25:7-10

7 Abraham lived a hundred and seventy-five years.
8 Then Abraham breathed his last and died at a good old age, an old man and full of years; and he was gathered to his people.
9 His sons Isaac and Ishmael buried him in the cave of Machpelah near Mamre, in the field of Ephron son of Zohar the Hittite,
10 the field Abraham had bought from the Hittites.[a] There Abraham was buried with his wife Sarah.

Genesis 25:7-10 Meaning and Commentary

INTRODUCTION TO GENESIS 25

This chapter contains an account of Abraham's marriage with another woman, and of the children he had by her and of their posterity Ge 25:1-4; of Abraham's disposal of his substance; and his sons, Ge 25:5,6; of the years of his life, his death and burial, Ge 25:7-11; of the children of Ishmael, and of the years of his life, and of his death, Ge 25:12-18; and of the sons of Isaac the fruit of prayer, and of the oracle concerning them before they were born, and of their temper and disposition, conduct and behaviour, Ge 25:19-34.

Genesis 25:7-10 In-Context

5 Abraham left everything he owned to Isaac.
6 But while he was still living, he gave gifts to the sons of his concubines and sent them away from his son Isaac to the land of the east.
7 Abraham lived a hundred and seventy-five years.
8 Then Abraham breathed his last and died at a good old age, an old man and full of years; and he was gathered to his people.
9 His sons Isaac and Ishmael buried him in the cave of Machpelah near Mamre, in the field of Ephron son of Zohar the Hittite,
10 the field Abraham had bought from the Hittites. There Abraham was buried with his wife Sarah.
11 After Abraham’s death, God blessed his son Isaac, who then lived near Beer Lahai Roi.
12 This is the account of the family line of Abraham’s son Ishmael, whom Sarah’s slave, Hagar the Egyptian, bore to Abraham.

Cross References 9

  • 1. ver 26; Genesis 12:4; Genesis 35:28; Genesis 47:9,28; Genesis 50:22,26; Job 42:16
  • 2. S Genesis 15:15
  • 3. ver 17; Genesis 35:29; Genesis 49:29,33; Numbers 20:24; Numbers 31:2; Deuteronomy 31:14; Deuteronomy 32:50; Deuteronomy 34:5
  • 4. Genesis 35:29; Genesis 47:30; Genesis 49:31
  • 5. S Genesis 23:9
  • 6. S Genesis 13:18
  • 7. Genesis 23:8
  • 8. Genesis 49:29; Genesis 50:13
  • 9. S Genesis 10:15; Genesis 23:16

Footnotes 1

  • [a]. Or "the descendants of Heth"
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