New International Version
Then Abraham rose and bowed down before the people of the land, the Hittites.
King James Bible
And Abraham stood up, and bowed himself to the people of the land, even to the children of Heth.
Darby Bible Translation
And Abraham rose up, and bowed down to the people of the land, to the sons of Heth,
World English Bible
Abraham rose up, and bowed himself to the people of the land, even to the children of Heth.
Young's Literal Translation
And Abraham riseth and boweth himself to the people of the land, to the sons of Heth,
Genesis 23:7 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Thou art a mighty prince - נשיא אלהים nesi Elohim, a prince of God - a person whom we know to be Divinely favored, and whom, in consequence, we deeply respect and reverence.
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LibraryYet it Follows not that the Bodies of the Departed are to be Despised...
5. Yet it follows not that the bodies of the departed are to be despised and flung aside, and above all of just and faithful men, which bodies as organs and vessels to all good works their spirit hath holily used. For if a father's garment and ring, and whatever such like, is the more dear to those whom they leave behind, the greater their affection is towards their parents, in no wise are the bodies themselves to be spurned, which truly we wear in more familiar and close conjunction than any of …
St. Augustine—On Care to Be Had for the Dead.
Man's Chief End
Canaan was the father of Sidon his firstborn, and of the Hittites,
"Sir, listen to us. You are a mighty prince among us. Bury your dead in the choicest of our tombs. None of us will refuse you his tomb for burying your dead."
He said to them, "If you are willing to let me bury my dead, then listen to me and intercede with Ephron son of Zohar on my behalf
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