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Summary

And he charged them, and said unto them, I am to be gathered unto my people: bury me with my fathers in the cave that is in the field of Ephron the Hittite,

Ephron

Bible References

Bury me

Genesis 15:15
But as for you, you will go to your ancestors in peace and be buried at a good old age.
Genesis 25:8
Then Abraham breathed his last and died at a good old age, an old man who had lived a full life. He joined his ancestors.
Genesis 35:29
Then Isaac breathed his last and joined his ancestors. He died an old man who had lived a full life. His sons Esau and Jacob buried him.
Hebrews 12:23
and congregation of the firstborn, who are enrolled in heaven, and to God, the judge of all, and to the spirits of the righteous, who have been made perfect,

Ephron

Genesis 50:13
His sons carried him to the land of Canaan and buried him in the cave of the field of Machpelah, near Mamre. This is the field Abraham purchased as a burial plot from Ephron the Hittite.

General references

Genesis 23:19
After this Abraham buried his wife Sarah in the cave in the field of Machpelah next to Mamre (that is, Hebron) in the land of Canaan.
Genesis 47:30
but when I rest with my fathers, carry me out of Egypt and bury me in their burial place." Joseph said, "I will do as you say."
Genesis 50:12
So the sons of Jacob did for him just as he had instructed them.

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