Day: June 23, 2023

Genesis 23: The Burial of Sarah

June 23, 2023 ·

Summary: Sarah dies, and the Hittites let Abraham bury her. Ephron the Hittite sells him a field with a cave at Machpelah near Hebron to bury his wife. Ephron doesn't want Abraham to pay, but he does anyway.  Key verse:  20. The field and the cave that is in it were made over to Abraham as property for a burying place by the Hittites. My thoughts: Abraham wanted true ownership of this land, so he insisted on paying. This seemingly… Read more.