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Genesis 23:1-3 Evangelical Heritage Version (EHV)

The Death of Sarah

23 Sarah lived one hundred twenty-seven years. That was the length of Sarah’s life. Sarah died in Kiriath Arba (that is, Hebron) in the land of Canaan. Abraham went to mourn for Sarah and to weep for her.

Then Abraham got up from beside his deceased wife. He went and spoke to the descendants of Heth.[a] He said,

Footnotes:

  1. Genesis 23:3 There is no known connection between these Canaanites (Genesis 10:15) and the later Indo-European Hittites of Anatolia (Turkey). The well-known Hittites of Anatolia did not actually call themselves Hittites but were given this name because of the mistaken belief that they were related to this people in the Bible.
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Genesis 23:1-3 New International Version (NIV)

The Death of Sarah

23 Sarah lived to be a hundred and twenty-seven years old. She died at Kiriath Arba (that is, Hebron) in the land of Canaan, and Abraham went to mourn for Sarah and to weep over her.

Then Abraham rose from beside his dead wife and spoke to the Hittites.[a] He said,

Footnotes:

  1. Genesis 23:3 Or the descendants of Heth; also in verses 5, 7, 10, 16, 18 and 20
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