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And were carried over into Sychem, and laid in the sepulchre that Abraham bought for a sum of money of the sons of Emmor the father of Sychem.

Bible References


Joshua 24:32
And the bones of Joseph, which the children of Israel brought up out of Egypt, buried they in Shechem, in the parcel of ground which Jacob bought of the sons of Hamor the father of Shechem for a hundred pieces of money: and they became the inheritance of the children of Joseph.

The sepulchre

Genesis 33:9
And Esau said, I have enough, my brother; let that which thou hast be thine.
Genesis 35:19
And Rachel died, and was buried in the way to Ephrath (the same is Beth-lehem).
Genesis 49:29
And he charged them, and said unto them, I am to be gathered unto my people: bury me with my fathers in the cave that is in the field of Ephron the Hittite,

General references

Genesis 49:31
there they buried Abraham and Sarah his wife; there they buried Isaac and Rebekah his wife; and there I buried Leah:
Genesis 50:12
And his sons did unto him according as he commanded them:
Exodus 1:6
And Joseph died, and all his brethren, and all that generation.