Parallel Verses

Amplified

Now Ephron was present there among the sons of Heth; so, in the hearing of all who went in at the gate of his city, Ephron the Hittite answered Abraham, saying,

New American Standard Bible

Now Ephron was sitting among the sons of Heth; and Ephron the Hittite answered Abraham in the hearing of the sons of Heth; even of all who went in at the gate of his city, saying,

King James Version

And Ephron dwelt among the children of Heth: and Ephron the Hittite answered Abraham in the audience of the children of Heth, even of all that went in at the gate of his city, saying,

Holman Bible

Ephron was sitting among the Hittites. So in the presence of all the Hittites who came to the gate of his city, Ephron the Hittite answered Abraham:

International Standard Version

Now since Ephron the Hittite had taken a seat there among the Hittites, he responded publicly to Abraham where the Hittites and everyone who was entering the gate of his city could hear him:

A Conservative Version

Now Ephron was sitting in the midst of the sons of Heth. And Ephron the Hittite answered Abraham in the audience of the sons of Heth, even of all who went in at the gate of his city, saying,

American Standard Version

Now Ephron was sitting in the midst of the children of Heth. And Ephron the Hittite answered Abraham in the audience of the children of Heth, even of all that went in at the gate of his city, saying,

Bible in Basic English

Now Ephron was seated among the children of Heth: and Ephron the Hittite gave Abraham his answer in the hearing of the children of Heth, and of all those who came into his town, saying,

Darby Translation

And Ephron was dwelling among the sons of Heth. And Ephron the Hittite answered Abraham, in the ears of the sons of Heth, even of all that went in at the gate of his city, saying,

Jubilee 2000 Bible

This Ephron dwelt among the sons of Heth; and Ephron, the Hittite, answered Abraham in the audience of the sons of Heth, even of all that went in at the gate of his city, saying,

Julia Smith Translation

And Ephron dwelt in the midst of the sons of Heth. And Ephron the Hittite will answer Abraham in the ears of the sons of Heth, of all going to the gate of his city, saying,

King James 2000

And Ephron dwelt among the children of Heth: and Ephron the Hittite answered Abraham in the audience of the children of Heth, even of all that went in at the gate of his city, saying,

Lexham Expanded Bible

Now Ephron was sitting among the Hittites. And Ephron the Hittite answered Abraham in the hearing of the Hittites with respect to all [who were] entering the gate of his city, [and] said,

Modern King James verseion

And Ephron lived among the sons of Heth. And Ephron the Hittite answered Abraham in the ears of the sons of Heth, of all that went in at the gate of his city, saying,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For Ephron dwelled among the children of Heth. Then Ephron the Hittite answered Abraham in the audience of the children of Heth and of all that went in at the gates of his city, saying,

NET Bible

(Now Ephron was sitting among the sons of Heth.) Ephron the Hethite replied to Abraham in the hearing of the sons of Heth -- before all who entered the gate of his city --

New Heart English Bible

Now Ephron was sitting in the middle of the children of Heth. Ephron the Hittite answered Abraham in the hearing of the children of Heth, even of all who went in at the gate of his city, saying,

The Emphasized Bible

Now, Ephron, was sitting in the midst of the sons of Heth, - so Ephron the Hittite responded to Abraham, in the ears of the sons of Heth, even all that were entering the gate of his city, saying:

Webster

And Ephron dwelt among the children of Heth. And Ephron the Hittite answered Abraham in the audience of the children of Heth, of all that entered the gates of his city, saying,

World English Bible

Now Ephron was sitting in the middle of the children of Heth. Ephron the Hittite answered Abraham in the hearing of the children of Heth, even of all who went in at the gate of his city, saying,

Youngs Literal Translation

And Ephron is sitting in the midst of the sons of Heth, and Ephron the Hittite answereth Abraham in the ears of the sons of Heth, of all those entering the gate of his city, saying,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
עפרון 
`Ephrown 
Usage: 14

ישׁב 
Yashab 
Usage: 1081

תּוך 
Tavek 
Usage: 419

of Heth
חת 
Cheth 
חת 
Cheth 
Usage: 14
Usage: 14

and Ephron
עפרון 
`Ephrown 
Usage: 14

the Hittite
חתּי 
Chittiy 
Usage: 46

ענה 
`anah 
Usage: 329

H85
אברהם 
'Abraham 
Usage: 175

in the audience
אזן 
'ozen 
Usage: 187

even of all that went in

come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

at the gate
שׁער 
Sha`ar 
Usage: 374

of his city
עיר ער עיר 
`iyr 
Usage: 1094

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Morish

Smith

Watsons

Context Readings

Sarah's Death And Burial

9 That he may give me the cave of Machpelah, which he owns -- "it is at the end of his field. For the full price let him give it to me here in your presence as a burial place to which I may hold fast among you. 10 Now Ephron was present there among the sons of Heth; so, in the hearing of all who went in at the gate of his city, Ephron the Hittite answered Abraham, saying, 11 No, my lord, hear me; I give you the field, and the cave that is in it I give you. In the presence of the sons of my people I give it to you. Bury your dead.


Cross References

Genesis 34:20

Then Hamor and Shechem his son came to the gate of their [enclosed] town and discussed the matter with the citizens, saying,

Genesis 34:24

And all the people who went out of the town gate listened and heeded what Hamor and Shechem said; and every male was circumcised who was a resident of that town.

Genesis 23:18

As a possession to Abraham in the presence of the Hittites, before all who went in at his city gate.

Genesis 24:10

And the servant took ten of his master's camels and departed, taking some of all his master's treasures with him; thus he journeyed to Mesopotamia [between the Tigris and the Euphrates], to the city of Nahor [Abraham's brother].

Ruth 4:1-4

Then Boaz went up to the city's gate and sat down there, and behold, the kinsman of whom Boaz had spoken came by. He said to him, Ho! Turn aside and sit down here. So he turned aside and sat down.

Job 29:7

When I went out to the gate of the city, when I prepared my seat in the street [the broad place for the council at the city's gate],

Isaiah 28:6

And a spirit of justice to him who sits in judgment and administers the law, and strength to those who turn back the battle at the gate.

Matthew 9:1

And Jesus, getting into a boat, crossed to the other side and came to His own town [Capernaum].

Luke 2:3-4

And all the people were going to be registered, each to his own city or town.

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