Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
the time for Israel to die drew near, he called his son Joseph and said to him, “Please, if I have found favor in your sight, place now your hand under my thigh and deal with me in kindness and faithfulness. Please do not bury me in Egypt,
Then he charged them and said to them, “I am about to be
gathered to my people; bury me with my fathers in the cave that is in the field of Ephron the Hittite,
Honor your father and your mother, that your days may be prolonged in the land which the Lord your God gives you.
From there they were removed to
Shechem and laid in the tomb which Abraham had purchased for a sum of money from the sons of Hamor in Shechem.
Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right.