Genesis 23:7
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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
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Clarke'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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Genesis 18:2 And he lift up his eyes and looked, and, see, three men stood by him: and when he saw them, he ran to meet them from the tent door...

Genesis 19:1 And there came two angels to Sodom at even; and Lot sat in the gate of Sodom: and Lot seeing them rose up to meet them...

Proverbs 18:24 A man that has friends must show himself friendly: and there is a friend that sticks closer than a brother.

Romans 12:17,18 Recompense to no man evil for evil. Provide things honest in the sight of all men...

Hebrews 12:14 Follow peace with all men, and holiness, without which no man shall see the Lord:

1 Peter 3:8 Finally, be you all of one mind, having compassion one of another, love as brothers, be pitiful, be courteous:

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Yet 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
Q-I: WHAT IS THE CHIEF END OF MAN? A: Man's chief end is to glorify God, and to enjoy him for ever. Here are two ends of life specified. 1: The glorifying of God. 2: The enjoying of God. I. The glorifying of God, I Pet 4:4: That God in all things may be glorified.' The glory of God is a silver thread which must run through all our actions. I Cor 10:01. Whether therefore ye eat or drink, or whatsoever ye do, do all to the glory of God.' Everything works to some end in things natural and artificial;
Thomas Watson—A Body of Divinity

Cross References
Genesis 10:15
Canaan was the father of Sidon his firstborn, and of the Hittites,

Genesis 23:6
"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."

Genesis 23:8
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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