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Sarah. The only woman whose age is mentioned in the Bible. in Genesis 22:23 Rebekah is mentioned: one sun rising before the other sets.
Kirjath-arba. See notes on Numbers 13:22 , and App-25 .
before his dead. Heb leaning over the face of his dead. Figure of speech Pleonasm.
I am. Compare "thou art", Genesis 23:6 .
stranger and a sojourner. Compare 1 Peter 2:11 .Psalms 39:12 .
children. Hebrew. sons, and so elsewhere.
mighty prince. Hebrew. prince of El. Genitive of relation ( App-17 ), for Adjective. Compare Psalms 36:7 ; Psalms 80:10 .
mind = soul. Hebrew. nephesh, App-13 .
money . Hebrew silver.
buryingplace. What Jacob bought (Genesis 33:19 , Genesis 33:20 ) was for an altar.
dwelt. Hebrew was sitting there.
give I. Hebrew have I given. Figure of speech Antimereia (of Verb), past for present.
wilt give. Figure of speech Ellipsis. Supply "hast given" from Genesis 23:11 .
what is that. Figure of speech Erotesis. App-6 .
Abraham. This is not the purchase referred to in Genesis 33:19 and Acts 7:16 . Act 7:80 years between this purchase and Jacob's. See note on Acts 7:16 .
before all. Some Codices with Samaritan Pentateuch have "even before all".
made sure. This was all strictly in conformity with the commercial enactments of the Code of Khammurabi. See App-15 .
buryingplace. All that Abraham possessed; hut in the faith and hope of resurrection.
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Bullinger, Ethelbert William. "Commentary on Genesis 23". "Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". https://www.studylight.org/
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