Genesis 23:4



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"I am a stranger and a sojourner among you; give me a burial site among you that I may bury my dead out of my sight."

King James Version

I am a stranger and a sojourner with you: give me a possession of a buryingplace with you, that I may bury my dead out of my sight.

Holman Bible

"I am a resident alien among you. Give me a burial site among you so that I can bury my dead."

International Standard Version

"I am an alien and an outsider among you. Give me a cemetery among you where I can bury my dead away from my presence."

A Conservative Version

I am a stranger and a sojourner with you. Give me a possession of a burying place with you, that I may bury my dead out of my sight.

American Standard Version

I am a stranger and a sojourner with you. Give me a possession of a burying-place with you, that I may bury my dead out of my sight.

Amplified

I am a stranger and a sojourner with you; give me property for a burial place among you, that I may bury my dead out of my sight.

Bible in Basic English

I am living among you as one from a strange country: give me some land here as my property, so that I may put my dead to rest

Darby Translation

I am a stranger and a sojourner with you; give me a possession of a sepulchre with you, that I may bury my dead from before me.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

I am a stranger and a sojourner with you; give me a possession of a buryingplace with you, that I may bury my dead out of my sight.

Julia Smith Translation

I am a sojourner and stranger with you: give me the possession of a grave with you, and I will bury my dead from my face.

King James 2000

I am a stranger and a sojourner with you: give me a possession of a burying place with you, that I may bury my dead out of my sight.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"I [am] a stranger and an alien among you; give to me {my own burial site} among you so that I may bury my dead from before me.

Modern King James verseion

I am a stranger and a visitor with you. Give me a possession of a burying place with you, so that I may bury my dead out of my sight.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"I am a stranger and a foreigner among you; give me a possession to bury in with you, that I may bury my dead out of my sight."

NET Bible

"I am a temporary settler among you. Grant me ownership of a burial site among you so that I may bury my dead."

New Heart English Bible

"I am a stranger and a foreigner living with you. Give me a possession of a burying-place with you, that I may bury my dead out of my sight."

New simplified Bible

He said: I am a stranger with no permanent home. Let me have some of your property for a tomb that I can bury my dead wife.

The Emphasized Bible

A sojourner and settler, am I with you, - Give me a possession of a buryingplace with you, That I may bury my dead, from before me.

Webster

I am a stranger and a sojourner with you; give me a possession of a burying-place with you, that I may bury my dead out of my sight.

World English Bible

"I am a stranger and a foreigner living with you. Give me a possession of a burying-place with you, that I may bury my dead out of my sight."

Youngs Literal Translation

A sojourner and a settler I am with you; give to me a possession of a burying-place with you, and I bury my dead from before me.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
I am a stranger
גּיר גּר 
Ger 
Usage: 92

and a sojourner
תּשׁב תּושׁב 
Towshab 
Usage: 14

with you give
נתן 
Nathan 
give , put , deliver , made , set , up , lay , grant , suffer , yield , bring , cause , utter , laid , send , recompense , appoint , shew ,
Usage: 2011

me a possession
אחזּה 
'achuzzah 
Usage: 66

קברה קבר 
Qeber 
Usage: 67

with you, that I may bury
קבר 
Qabar 
bury , buriers , in any wise
Usage: 133

my dead
מוּת 
Muwth 
die , dead , slay , death , surely , kill , dead man , dead body , in no wise ,
Usage: 839

References

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Easton

Fausets

Context Readings

Sarah's Death And Burial

3 Then Abraham rose from before his dead, and spoke to the sons of Heth, saying, 4 "I am a stranger and a sojourner among you; give me a burial site among you that I may bury my dead out of my sight." 5 The sons of Heth answered Abraham, saying to him,


Cross References

Genesis 17:8

"I will give to you and to your descendants after you, the land of your sojournings, all the land of Canaan, for an everlasting possession; and I will be their God."

1 Chronicles 29:15

"For we are sojourners before You, and tenants, as all our fathers were; our days on the earth are like a shadow, and there is no hope.

Hebrews 11:9

By faith he lived as an alien in the land of promise, as in a foreign land, dwelling in tents with Isaac and Jacob, fellow heirs of the same promise;

Genesis 49:30

in the cave that is in the field of Machpelah, which is before Mamre, in the land of Canaan, which Abraham bought along with the field from Ephron the Hittite for a burial site.

Leviticus 25:23

'The land, moreover, shall not be sold permanently, for the land is Mine; for you are but aliens and sojourners with Me.

Psalm 39:12

"Hear my prayer, O LORD, and give ear to my cry; Do not be silent at my tears; For I am a stranger with You, A sojourner like all my fathers.

Psalm 119:19

I am a stranger in the earth; Do not hide Your commandments from me.

Acts 7:5

"But He gave him no inheritance in it, not even a foot of ground, and yet, even when he had no child, He promised that HE WOULD GIVE IT TO HIM AS A POSSESSION, AND TO HIS DESCENDANTS AFTER HIM.

Genesis 3:19

By the sweat of your face You will eat bread, Till you return to the ground, Because from it you were taken; For you are dust, And to dust you shall return."

Genesis 47:9

So Jacob said to Pharaoh, "The years of my sojourning are one hundred and thirty; few and unpleasant have been the years of my life, nor have they attained the years that my fathers lived during the days of their sojourning."

Genesis 50:13

for his sons carried him to the land of Canaan and buried him in the cave of the field of Machpelah before Mamre, which Abraham had bought along with the field for a burial site from Ephron the Hittite.

Job 30:23

"For I know that You will bring me to death And to the house of meeting for all living.

Psalm 105:12-13

When they were only a few men in number, Very few, and strangers in it.

Ecclesiastes 6:3

If a man fathers a hundred children and lives many years, however many they be, but his soul is not satisfied with good things and he does not even have a proper burial, then I say, "Better the miscarriage than he,

Ecclesiastes 12:5

Furthermore, men are afraid of a high place and of terrors on the road; the almond tree blossoms, the grasshopper drags himself along, and the caperberry is ineffective. For man goes to his eternal home while mourners go about in the street.

Ecclesiastes 12:7

then the dust will return to the earth as it was, and the spirit will return to God who gave it.

Hebrews 11:13-16

All these died in faith, without receiving the promises, but having seen them and having welcomed them from a distance, and having confessed that they were strangers and exiles on the earth.

1 Peter 2:11

Beloved, I urge you as aliens and strangers to abstain from fleshly lusts which wage war against the soul.



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