New International Version
to Abraham as his property in the presence of all the Hittites who had come to the gate of the city.
King James Bible
Unto Abraham for a possession in the presence of the children of Heth, before all that went in at the gate of his city.
Darby Bible Translation
were assured to Abraham for a possession before the eyes of the sons of Heth, before all who went in at the gate of his city.
World English Bible
to Abraham for a possession in the presence of the children of Heth, before all who went in at the gate of his city.
Young's Literal Translation
to Abraham by purchase, before the eyes of the sons of Heth, among all entering the gate of his city.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
All the trees that were in the field - It is possible that all these were specified in the agreement.
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LibraryYet it Follows not that the Bodies of the Departed are to be Despised...
5. Yet it follows not that the bodies of the departed are to be despised and flung aside, and above all of just and faithful men, which bodies as organs and vessels to all good works their spirit hath holily used. For if a father's garment and ring, and whatever such like, is the more dear to those whom they leave behind, the greater their affection is towards their parents, in no wise are the bodies themselves to be spurned, which truly we wear in more familiar and close conjunction than any of …
St. Augustine—On Care to Be Had for the Dead.
Man's Chief End
Canaan was the father of Sidon his firstborn, and of the Hittites,
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.
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.
His sons Isaac and Ishmael buried him in the cave of Machpelah near Mamre, in the field of Ephron son of Zohar the Hittite,
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