New International Version
Then Abraham rose from beside his dead wife and spoke to the Hittites. He said,
King James Bible
And Abraham stood up from before his dead, and spake unto the sons of Heth, saying,
Darby Bible Translation
And Abraham rose up from before his dead, and spoke to the sons of Heth, saying,
World English Bible
Abraham rose up from before his dead, and spoke to the children of Heth, saying,
Young's Literal Translation
And Abraham riseth up from the presence of his dead, and speaketh unto the sons of Heth, saying,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Abraham stood up from before his dead - He had probably sat on the ground some days in token of sorrow, as the custom then was, (see Tobit 2:12, 13; Isaiah 47:1; and Genesis 37:35); and when this time was finished he arose and began to treat about a burying place.
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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,
Hittites, Perizzites, Rephaites,
the field Abraham had bought from the Hittites. There Abraham was buried with his wife Sarah.
the cave in the field of Machpelah, near Mamre in Canaan, which Abraham bought along with the field as a burial place from Ephron the Hittite.
1 Samuel 26:6
David then asked Ahimelek the Hittite and Abishai son of Zeruiah, Joab's brother, "Who will go down into the camp with me to Saul?" "I'll go with you," said Abishai.
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