Parallel Verses

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.

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 foreign resident 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 (resident alien) among you; give (sell) me property for a burial place among you so that I may bury my dead [in the proper manner].”

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

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."

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 
Usage: 2011

me a possession
אחזּה 
'achuzzah 
Usage: 66

קברה קבר 
Qeber 
Usage: 67

with you, that I may bury
קבר 
Qabar 
Usage: 133

my dead
מוּת 
Muwth 
Usage: 839

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Context Readings

Sarah's Death And Burial

3 And Abraham rose up from before his dead, and spoke to the sons of Heth, saying, 4 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. 5 And the sons of Heth answered Abraham, saying to him,


Cross References

Genesis 17:8

And I give to thee, and to thy seed after thee, the land of thy sojourning, all the land of Canaan, for an everlasting possession; and I will be a God to them.

1 Chronicles 29:15

For we are strangers before thee, and sojourners, as all our fathers: our days on the earth are as a shadow, and there is no hope of life.

Hebrews 11:9

By faith he sojourned as a stranger in the land of promise as a foreign country, having dwelt in tents with Isaac and Jacob, the heirs with him of the same promise;

Genesis 49:30

in the cave that is in the field of Machpelah, which is opposite to Mamre, in the land of Canaan, which Abraham bought of Ephron the Hittite along with the field for a possession of a sepulchre.

Leviticus 25:23

And the land shall not be sold for ever; for the land is mine; for ye are strangers and sojourners with me.

Psalm 39:12

Hear my prayer, Jehovah, and give ear unto my cry; be not silent at my tears: for I am a stranger with thee, a sojourner, like all my fathers.

Psalm 119:19

I am a stranger in the land; hide not thy commandments from me.

Acts 7:5

And he did not give him an inheritance in it, not even what his foot could stand on; and promised to give it to him for a possession, and to his seed after him, when he had no child.

Genesis 3:19

In the sweat of thy face shalt thou eat bread, until thou return to the ground: for out of it wast thou taken. For dust thou art; and unto dust shalt thou return.

Genesis 47:9

And Jacob said to Pharaoh, The days of the years of my sojourning are a hundred and thirty years. Few and evil have been the days of the years of my life, and they do not attain to the days of the years of the life of my fathers, in the days of their sojourning.

Genesis 50:13

and his sons carried him into the land of Canaan, and buried him in the cave of the field of Machpelah which Abraham had bought along with the field, for a possession of a sepulchre, of Ephron the Hittite, opposite to Mamre.

Job 30:23

For I know that thou wilt bring me to death, and into the house of assemblage for all living.

Psalm 105:12-13

When they were a few men in number, of small account, and strangers in it.

Ecclesiastes 6:3

If a man beget a hundred sons, and live many years, so that the days of his years be many, but his soul be not filled with good, and also he have no burial, I say an untimely birth is better than he.

Ecclesiastes 12:5

they are also afraid of what is high, and terrors are in the way, and the almond is despised, and the grasshopper is a burden, and the caper-berry is without effect; (for man goeth to his age-long home, and the mourners go about the streets;)

Ecclesiastes 12:7

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

Hebrews 11:13-16

All these died in faith, not having received the promises, but having seen them from afar off and embraced them, and confessed that they were strangers and sojourners on the earth.

1 Peter 2:11

Beloved, I exhort you, as strangers and sojourners, to abstain from fleshly lusts, which war against the soul;

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