Genesis 23:1

1 And Sarah was an hundred and seven and twenty years old: these were the years of the life of Sarah.

Genesis 23:1 Meaning and Commentary

Genesis 23:1

And Sarah was an hundred and seven and twenty years old
This following immediately upon the account of the offering up of Isaac, led many of the Jewish writers to conclude, that Isaac was when thirty seven years of age, as he must be when Sarah his mother was one hundred and twenty seven, for he was born when she was ninety years of age; but this seems not to be observed on that account, but to give the sum of her age at her death, since it follows: [these were] the years of the life of Sarah;
who, as it is remarked by many interpreters, is the only woman the years of whose life are reckoned up in Scripture.

Genesis 23:1 In-Context

1 And Sarah was an hundred and seven and twenty years old: these were the years of the life of Sarah.
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.
3 And Abraham stood up from before his dead, and spake unto the sons of Heth, saying,
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.
5 And the children of Heth answered Abraham, saying unto him,