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Genesis 23:9

23:9 if he will sell 1  me the cave of Machpelah that belongs to him; it is at the end of his field. Let him sell it to me publicly 2  for the full price, 3  so that I may own it as a burial site.”

Genesis 23:13

23:13 and said to Ephron in their hearing, “Hear me, if you will. I pay 4  to you the price 5  of the field. Take it from me so that I may 6  bury my dead there.”

1 tn Heb “give.” This is used here (also a second time later in this verse) as an idiom for “sell”; see the note on the word “grant” in v. 4.

2 tn Heb “in your presence.”

3 tn Heb “silver.”

4 tn Heb “give.”

5 tn Heb “silver.”

6 tn After the imperative, the cohortative with the prefixed conjunction expresses purpose or result.

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