35:27 So Jacob came back to his father Isaac in Mamre, 1 to Kiriath Arba 2 (that is, Hebron), where Abraham and Isaac had stayed. 3 35:28 Isaac lived to be 180 years old. 4 35:29 Then Isaac breathed his last and joined his ancestors. 5 He died an old man who had lived a full life. 6 His sons Esau and Jacob buried him.
1 tn This is an adverbial accusative of location.
2 tn The name “Kiriath Arba” is in apposition to the preceding name, “Mamre.”
3 tn The Hebrew verb גּוּר (gur), traditionally rendered “to sojourn,” refers to temporary settlement without ownership rights.
4 tn Heb “And the days of Isaac were one hundred and eighty years.”
5 tn Heb “and Isaac expired and died and he was gathered to his people.” In the ancient Israelite view he joined his deceased ancestors in Sheol, the land of the dead.
6 tn Heb “old and full of years.”