“I am a foreign resident among you.(A) Give me a burial site among you so that I can bury my dead.”[a](B)

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Footnotes

  1. Genesis 23:4 Lit dead from before me

12 “Hear my prayer, Lord,
and listen to my cry for help;
do not be silent at my tears.(A)
For I am a foreigner residing with You,
a temporary resident like all my fathers.(B)

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By faith he stayed as a foreigner in the land of promise, living in tents with Isaac and Jacob, coheirs of the same promise.(A)

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13 These all died in faith without having received the promises, but they saw them from a distance,(A) greeted them, and confessed that they were foreigners and temporary residents on the earth.(B)

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A Call to Good Works

11 Dear friends, I urge you as strangers and temporary residents(A) to abstain(B) from fleshly(C) desires that war against you.[a](D)

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Peter 2:11 Or against the soul

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