New Living Translation
It was transferred to Abraham as his permanent possession in the presence of the Hittite elders at the city gate.
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.
Genesis 23:18 Parallel
CommentaryGenesis 23:18 Parallel Commentaries
Canaan's oldest son was Sidon, the ancestor of the Sidonians. Canaan was also the ancestor of the Hittites,
Ephron was sitting there among the others, and he answered Abraham as the others listened, speaking publicly before all the Hittite elders of the town.
Then Abraham buried his wife, Sarah, there in Canaan, in the cave of Machpelah, near Mamre (also called Hebron).
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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