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Book of Genesis Chapter 23 Summary

Sarah's Funeral

  • Sarah is 127 years old when she dies at Hebron. 
  • Abraham is sad and mournful for a while, but he has to negotiate a place for Sarah's burial. Since Abraham is an immigrant, it's not as easy as it sounds. 
  • He buys a cave at Machpelah and sort of gets ripped off. Oh well, he can bury his wife there now.

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