Parallel Verses

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,

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,

Amplified

Now Ephron was present there among the sons of Heth; so within the hearing of all the sons of Heth and all who were entering the gate of his city, Ephron the Hittite answered Abraham, 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,

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 will give me the hollow in the rock named Machpelah, which is his property at the end of his field; let him give it to me for its full price as a resting-place for my dead among you. 10 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, 11 No, my lord, I will give you the field with the hollow in the rock; before all the children of my people will I give it to you for a resting-place for your dead.


Cross References

Genesis 34:20

Then Hamor and Shechem, his son, went to the meeting-place of their town, and said to the men of the town,

Genesis 34:24

Then all the men of the town gave ear to the words of Hamor and Shechem his son; and every male in the town underwent circumcision.

Genesis 23:18

Became the property of Abraham before the eyes of the children of Heth and of all who came into the town.

Genesis 24:10

And the servant took ten of his master's camels, and all sorts of good things of his master's, and went to Mesopotamia, to the town of Nahor.

Ruth 4:1-4

And Boaz went up to the public place of the town, and took his seat there: and the near relation of whom he had been talking came by; and Boaz, crying out to him by name, said, Come and be seated here. And he came and was seated.

Job 29:7

When I went out of my door to go up to the town, and took my seat in the public place,

Isaiah 28:6

And a spirit of wisdom to the judge, and strength to those who keep back the attackers at the door of the town.

Matthew 9:1

And he got into a boat and went across and came to his town.

Luke 2:3-4

And all men went to be numbered, everyone to his town.

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