16 Abraham agreed to Ephron’s terms and weighed out for him the price he had named in the hearing of the Hittites: four hundred shekels of silver,(A) according to the weight current among the merchants.(B)

17 So Ephron’s field in Machpelah(C) near Mamre(D)—both the field and the cave in it, and all the trees within the borders of the field—was deeded 18 to Abraham as his property(E) in the presence of all the Hittites(F) who had come to the gate(G) of the city. 19 Afterward Abraham buried his wife Sarah in the cave in the field of Machpelah(H) near Mamre (which is at Hebron(I)) in the land of Canaan.(J) 20 So the field and the cave in it were deeded(K) to Abraham by the Hittites as a burial site.(L)

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18 After Jacob came from Paddan Aram,[a](A) he arrived safely at the city of Shechem(B) in Canaan and camped within sight of the city.

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  1. Genesis 33:18 That is, Northwest Mesopotamia
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19 For a hundred pieces of silver,[a] he bought from the sons of Hamor,(A) the father of Shechem,(B) the plot of ground(C) where he pitched his tent.(D)

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  1. Genesis 33:19 Hebrew hundred kesitahs; a kesitah was a unit of money of unknown weight and value.
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13 They carried him to the land of Canaan and buried him in the cave in the field of Machpelah,(A) near Mamre,(B) which Abraham had bought along with the field(C) as a burial place from Ephron the Hittite.(D)

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32 And Joseph’s bones,(A) which the Israelites had brought up from Egypt,(B) were buried at Shechem in the tract of land(C) that Jacob bought for a hundred pieces of silver[a] from the sons of Hamor, the father of Shechem. This became the inheritance of Joseph’s descendants.

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  1. Joshua 24:32 Hebrew hundred kesitahs; a kesitah was a unit of money of unknown weight and value.
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