20 So the field and the cave in it were deeded(A) to Abraham by the Hittites as a burial site.(B)

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His sons Isaac and Ishmael buried him(A) in the cave of Machpelah(B) near Mamre,(C) in the field of Ephron(D) son of Zohar the Hittite,(E)

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16 Now Laban had two daughters; the name of the older was Leah,(A) and the name of the younger was Rachel.(B)

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25 And Joseph made the Israelites swear an oath(A) and said, “God will surely come to your aid, and then you must carry my bones(B) up from this place.”(C)

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19 Moses took the bones of Joseph(A) with him because Joseph had made the Israelites swear an oath. He had said, “God will surely come to your aid, and then you must carry my bones up with you from this place.”[a](B)

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Footnotes

  1. Exodus 13:19 See Gen. 50:25.

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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Footnotes

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

15 Then Jacob went down to Egypt, where he and our ancestors died.(A) 16 Their bodies were brought back to Shechem and placed in the tomb that Abraham had bought from the sons of Hamor at Shechem for a certain sum of money.(B)

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