Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

And Abraham said to Ephron, in the hearing of the people of the land, If only you will give ear to me, I will give you the price of the field; take it, and let me put my dead to rest there.

New American Standard Bible

He spoke to Ephron in the hearing of the people of the land, saying, “If you will only please listen to me; I will give the price of the field, accept it from me that I may bury my dead there.”

King James Version

And he spake unto Ephron in the audience of the people of the land, saying, But if thou wilt give it, I pray thee, hear me: I will give thee money for the field; take it of me, and I will bury my dead there.

Holman Bible

and said to Ephron in the presence of the people of the land, “Please listen to me. Let me pay the price of the field. Accept it from me, and let me bury my dead there.”

International Standard Version

and then addressed Ephron so all the people of the land could hear him: "Please listen to me! I'm willing to pay the price of the field. Accept it from me, so I may bury my dead there."

A Conservative Version

And he spoke to Ephron in the audience of the people of the land, saying, But if thou will, I pray thee, hear me. I will give the price of the field. Take it from me, and I will bury my dead there.

American Standard Version

And he spake unto Ephron in the audience of the people of the land, saying, But if thou wilt, I pray thee, hear me. I will give the price of the field. Take it of me, and I will bury my dead there.

Amplified

He said to Ephron in the presence of the people of the land, “If you will only please listen to me and accept my offer. I will give you the price of the field; accept it from me and I will bury my dead there.”

Darby Translation

and he spoke to Ephron, in the ears of the people of the land, saying, But if only thou wouldst listen to me, I give the money for the field: take it of me, and I will bury my dead there.

Julia Smith Translation

And he will speak to Ephron in the ears of the people of the land, saying, Surely, if thou art for it, hear me: I' gave silver for the field, take of me: and I will bury my dead there.

King James 2000

And he spoke unto Ephron in the audience of the people of the land, saying, But if you will give it, I pray you, hear me: I will give you money for the field; take it of me, and I will bury my dead there.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And he spoke to Ephron in the hearing of the people of the land, saying, "{If only you will hear me}--I give the price of the field. Take [it] from me that I may bury my dead there."

Modern King James verseion

And he spoke to Ephron in the ears of the people of the land, saying, Only if you would hear me. I will give you silver for the field. Take it from me, and I will bury my dead there.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and spake unto Ephron in the audience of the people of the country saying, "I pray thee hear me: I will give silver for the field, take it of me, and so will I bury my dead there."

NET Bible

and said to Ephron in their hearing, "Hear me, if you will. I pay to you the price of the field. Take it from me so that I may bury my dead there."

New Heart English Bible

He spoke to Ephron in the audience of the people of the land, saying, "But if you will, please hear me. I will give the price of the field. Take it from me, and I will bury my dead there."

The Emphasized Bible

and spake unto Ephron in the ears of the people of the land saying, Only if, thou, wouldst, hear me, - I have given the silver of the field Take it of me, That I may bury my dead here.

Webster

And he spoke to Ephron in the audience of the people of the land, saying, But if thou wilt give it, I pray thee, hear me: I will give thee money for the field: take it of me, and I will bury my dead there.

World English Bible

He spoke to Ephron in the audience of the people of the land, saying, "But if you will, please hear me. I will give the price of the field. Take it from me, and I will bury my dead there."

Youngs Literal Translation

and speaketh unto Ephron in the ears of the people of the land, saying, 'Only -- if thou wouldest hear me -- I have given the money of the field -- accept from me, and I bury my dead there.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And he spake
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1142

עפרון 
`Ephrown 
Usage: 14

in the audience
אזן 
'ozen 
Usage: 187

of the people
עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

of the land
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

But if thou wilt give it, I pray thee
לוּ לא לוּא 
Luw' 
if, would God, O that, Oh, would it might be, if haply, peradventure, Oh that, pray thee, Though, would
Usage: 22

me I will give
נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

כּסף 
Keceph 
Usage: 403

for the field
שׂדי שׂדה 
Sadeh 
Usage: 333

לקח 
Laqach 
Usage: 966

it of me, and I will bury
קבר 
Qabar 
Usage: 133

my dead
מוּת 
Muwth 
Usage: 839

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Smith

Context Readings

Sarah's Death And Burial

12 And Abraham went down on his face before the people of the land. 13 And Abraham said to Ephron, in the hearing of the people of the land, If only you will give ear to me, I will give you the price of the field; take it, and let me put my dead to rest there. 14 So Ephron said to Abraham


Cross References

Genesis 14:22-23

But Abram said to the king of Sodom, I have taken an oath to the Lord, the Most High God, maker of heaven and earth,

2 Samuel 24:24

And the king said to Araunah, No, but I will give you a price for it; I will not give to the Lord my God burned offerings for which I have given nothing. So David got the grain-floor and the oxen for fifty shekels of silver.

Acts 20:35

In all things I was an example to you of how, in your lives, you are to give help to the feeble, and keep in memory the words of the Lord Jesus, how he himself said, There is a greater blessing in giving than in getting.

Romans 13:8

Be in debt for nothing, but to have love for one another: for he who has love for his neighbour has kept all the law.

Philippians 4:5-8

Let your gentle behaviour be clear to all men. The Lord is near.

Colossians 4:5

Be wise in your behaviour to those who are outside, making good use of the time.

Hebrews 13:5

Be free from the love of money and pleased with the things which you have; for he himself has said, I will be with you at all times.

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