Genesis 23:8

“And he communed with them, saying, If it be your mind that I should bury my dead out of my sight; hear me, and intreat for me to Ephron the son of Zohar,”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Genesis 23:8

And hee communed with them, saying, if it be your mind that I should bury my dead out of my sight, heare me, and entreat for me to Ephron the sonne of Zohar:
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

And he spoke with them, saying, "If it is your wish {for me} to bury my dead out of my sight, hear me, and approach Ephron the son of Zohar for me,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And he communed with them, saying, If it be your mind that I should bury my dead out of my sight, hear me, and entreat for me to Ephron the son of Zohar,
- American Standard Version (1901)

And he said to them, If you will let me put my dead to rest here, make a request for me to Ephron, the son of Zohar,
- Basic English Bible

and spoke to them, saying, If it be your will that I should bury my dead from before me, hear me, and entreat for me Ephron the son of Zohar,
- Darby Bible

And he communed with them, saying, If it is your mind that I should bury my dead out of my sight, hear me, and entreat for me to Ephron the son of Zohar,
- Webster's Bible

He talked with them, saying, "If it be your mind that I should bury my dead out of my sight, hear me, and entreat for me to Ephron the son of Zohar,
- World English Bible

and he speaketh with them, saying, `If it is your desire to bury my dead from before me, hear me, and meet for me with Ephron, son of Zoar;
- Youngs Literal Bible

And he spoke with them, saying: 'If it be your mind that I should bury my dead out of my sight, hear me, and entreat for me to Ephron the son of Zohar,
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Genesis 23:8

Wesley's Notes for Genesis 23:8


23:6 Thou art a prince of God among us - So the word is; not only great, but good. He called himself a stranger and a sojourner, they call him a great prince.

23:7 Abraham returns them thanks for their kind offer, with all possible decency and respect. Religion teaches good manners, and those abuse it that place it in rudeness and clownishness.


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