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Genesis 23:18

Context
NET ©

as his property in the presence of the sons of Heth before all who entered the gate of Ephron’s city. 1 

NIV ©

to Abraham as his property in the presence of all the Hittites who had come to the gate of the city.

NASB ©

to Abraham for a possession in the presence of the sons of Heth, before all who went in at the gate of his city.

NLT ©

They became Abraham’s permanent possession by the agreement made in the presence of the Hittite elders at the city gate.

MSG ©

became Abraham's property. The town council of Hittites witnessed the transaction.

BBE ©

Became the property of Abraham before the eyes of the children of Heth and of all who came into the town.

NRSV ©

to Abraham as a possession in the presence of the Hittites, in the presence of all who went in at the gate of his city.

NKJV ©

to Abraham as a possession in the presence of the sons of Heth, before all who went in at the gate of his city.


KJV
Unto Abraham
<085>
for a possession
<04736>
in the presence
<05869>
of the children
<01121>
of Heth
<02845>_,
before all that went in
<0935> (8802)
at the gate
<08179>
of his city
<05892>_.
NASB ©
to Abraham
<085>
for a possession
<04736>
in the presence
<05869>
of the sons
<01121>
of Heth
<02845>
, before all
<03605>
who went
<0935>
in at the gate
<08179>
of his city
<05892>
.
HEBREW
wrye
<05892>
res
<08179>
yab
<0935>
lkb
<03605>
tx
<02845>
ynb
<01121>
ynyel
<05869>
hnqml
<04736>
Mhrbal (23:18)
<085>
LXXM
tw
<3588
T-DSM
abraam
<11
N-PRI
eiv
<1519
PREP
kthsin {N-ASF} enantion
<1726
PREP
twn
<3588
T-GPM
uiwn
<5207
N-GPM
cet {N-PRI} kai
<2532
CONJ
pantwn
<3956
A-GPM
twn
<3588
T-GPM
eisporeuomenwn
<1531
V-PMPGP
eiv
<1519
PREP
thn
<3588
T-ASF
polin
<4172
N-ASF
NET © [draft] ITL
as his
<085>
property
<04736>
in the presence
<05869>
of the sons
<01121>
of Heth
<02845>
before all
<03605>
who entered
<0935>
the gate
<08179>
of Ephron’s city
<05892>
.
NET ©

as his property in the presence of the sons of Heth before all who entered the gate of Ephron’s city. 1 

NET © Notes

tn Heb “his city”; the referent (Ephron) has been specified in the translation for clarity.

sn See G. M. Tucker, “The Legal Background of Genesis 23,” JBL 85 (1966):77-84; and M. R. Lehmann, “Abraham’s Purchase of Machpelah and Hittite Law,” BASOR 129 (1953): 15-18.



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