The Cave Of Machpelah

Most Relevant Verses

Genesis 23:4

"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.

Genesis 23:6

"Hear us, my lord, you [are] a mighty prince in our midst. Bury your dead in the choicest of our burial sites. None of us {will withhold his burial site} from you [for] burying your dead."

Genesis 23:9

that he may sell to me the cave of Machpelah which {belongs to him}, which [is] at the end of his field. At full value let him sell [it] to me in your midst as {a burial site}."

Genesis 23:13

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."

Genesis 23:20

And the field and the cave which [was] in it {passed} to Abraham as {a burial site} from the Hittites.

Genesis 49:30

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

Genesis 25:9-10

And Isaac and Ishmael his sons buried him in the cave of Machpelah, in the field of Ephron, son of Zohar the Hittite, that [was] east of Mamre, the field that Abraham had bought from the Hittites. There Abraham was buried and Sarah his wife.

Genesis 49:31

There they buried Abraham and Sarah his wife. There they buried Isaac and Rebekah his wife. And there I buried Leah--

Genesis 23:19

And thus afterward Abraham buried Sarah his wife in the cave of the field of Machpelah near Mamre; that [is] Hebron, in the land of Canaan

Genesis 47:30

but let me lie with my ancestors. Carry me out of Egypt and bury me in their burial site." And he said, "I will do according to your word."

Genesis 49:29

Then he instructed them and said to them, "I am [about to be] gathered to my people. Bury me among my ancestors in the cave that [is] in the field of Ephron the Hittite,

Genesis 50:5

'My father made me swear, saying, "Behold, I [am about] to die. In the tomb that I have hewed out for myself in the land of Canaan--there you must bury me." So then, please let me go up and let me bury my father; then I will return.'"

Genesis 50:13

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

Acts 7:16

And they were brought back to Shechem and buried in the tomb that Abraham had bought for a sum of silver from the sons of Hamor in Shechem.

Bible Theasaurus