Genesis 23:4
Good News Translation
"I am a foreigner living here among you; sell me some land, so that I can bury my wife."

Contemporary English Version
"I live as a foreigner in your land, and I don't own any property where I can bury my wife. Please let me buy a piece of land."

Douay-Rheims Bible
I am a stranger and sojourner among you: give me the right of a burying place with you, that I may bury my dead.

New American Bible
“Although I am a resident alien among you, sell me from your holdings a burial place, that I may bury my deceased wife.”

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

I am a stranger and sojourner among you: give me the right of a burying place with you, that I may bury my dead.

stranger.

Genesis 17:8 And I will give to thee, and to thy seed, the land of thy sojournment, all the land of Chanaan, for a perpetual possession, and I will be their God.

Genesis 47:9 He answered: The days of my pilgrimage are a hundred and thirty years, few, and evil, and they are not come up to the days of the pilgrimage of my fathers.

Leviticus 25:23 The land also shall not be sold for ever: because it is mine, and you are strangers and sojourners with me.

1 Chronicles 29:15 For we are sojourners before thee, and strangers, as were all our fathers. I Our days upon earth are as a shadow, and there is no stay.

Psalm 39:12 Hear my prayer, O Lord, and my supplication: give ear to my tears. Be no silent: for I am a stranger with thee, and a sojourner as all my fathers were.

Psalm 105:12,13 When they were but a small number: yea very few, and sojourners therein: . . .

Psalm 119:19 I am a sojourner on the earth: hide not thy commandments from me.

Hebrews 11:9,13-16 By faith he abode in the land of promise, as in a strange country, dwelling in cottages, with Isaac and Jacob, the co-heirs of the same promise. . . .

1 Peter 2:11 Dearly beloved, I beseech you, as strangers and pilgrims, to refrain yourselves from carnal desires which war against the soul,

buryingplace.

Genesis 3:19 In the sweat of thy face shalt thou eat bread till thou return to the earth out of which thou wast taken: for dust thou art, and into dust thou shalt return.

Genesis 49:30 Over against Mambre, in the land of Chanaan, which Abraham bought together with the field, of Ephron the Hethite, for a possession to bury in.

Genesis 50:13 And carrying him into the land of Chanaan, they buried him in the double cave, which Abraham had bought together with the field for a possession of a burying place, of Ephron, the Hethite, over against Mambre.

Job 30:23 I know that thou wilt deliver me to death, where a house is appointed for every one that liveth.

Ecclesiastes 6:3 If a man beget a hundred children, and live many years, and attain to a great age, and his soul make no use of the goods of his substance, and he be without burial: of this man I pronounce, that the untimely born is better than he.

Ecclesiastes 12:5,7 And they shall fear high things, and they shall be afraid in the way, the almond tree shall flourish, the locust shall be made fat, and the caper tree shall be destroyed: because man shall go into the house of his eternity, and the mourners shall go round about in the street. . . .

Acts 7:5 And he gave him no inheritance in it: no, not the pace of a foot. But he promised to give it him in possession, and to his seed after him, when as yet he had no child.

bury.

Genesis 23:19 And so Abraham buried Sara, his wife, in the double cave of the field, that looked towards Mambre, this is Hebron in the land of Chanaan.

Context
The Death and Burial of Sarah
3And after he rose up from the funeral obsequies, he spoke to the children of Heth, saying: 4I am a stranger and sojourner among you: give me the right of a burying place with you, that I may bury my dead.5The children of Heth answered, saying:…
Cross References
Acts 7:16
And they were translated into Sichem and were laid in the sepulchre that Abraham bought for a sum of money of the sons of Hemor, the son of Sichem.

Hebrews 11:9
By faith he abode in the land of promise, as in a strange country, dwelling in cottages, with Isaac and Jacob, the co-heirs of the same promise.

Hebrews 11:13
All these died according to faith, not having received the promises but beholding them afar off and saluting them and confessing that they are pilgrims and strangers on the earth.

Genesis 17:8
And I will give to thee, and to thy seed, the land of thy sojournment, all the land of Chanaan, for a perpetual possession, and I will be their God.

Genesis 23:5
The children of Heth answered, saying:

Genesis 49:30
Over against Mambre, in the land of Chanaan, which Abraham bought together with the field, of Ephron the Hethite, for a possession to bury in.

Exodus 2:22
And she bore him a son, whom he called Gersam, saying: I have been a stranger in a foreign country. And she bore another, whom he called Eliezer, saying: For the God of my father, my helper, hath delivered me out of the hand of Pharao.

Leviticus 25:23
The land also shall not be sold for ever: because it is mine, and you are strangers and sojourners with me.

1 Chronicles 29:15
For we are sojourners before thee, and strangers, as were all our fathers. I Our days upon earth are as a shadow, and there is no stay.

Psalm 39:12
Hear my prayer, O Lord, and my supplication: give ear to my tears. Be no silent: for I am a stranger with thee, and a sojourner as all my fathers were.

Psalm 105:12
When they were but a small number: yea very few, and sojourners therein:

Psalm 119:19
I am a sojourner on the earth: hide not thy commandments from me.

Additional Translations
“I am a stranger and an outsider among you. Give me a burial site among you so that I can bury my dead.”I am a stranger and a sojourner with you: give me a possession of a burial plot with you, that I may bury my dead out of my sight.

I am a stranger and a sojourner with you. Give me a possession of a burying-place with you, that I may bury my dead out of my sight.

I am a sojourner and a stranger among you, give me therefore possession of a burying-place among you, and I will bury my dead away from me.

I am a stranger and a sojourner with you; give me a possession of a sepulchre with you, that I may bury my dead from before me.

I am a stranger and a sojourner with you: give me a possession of a buryingplace with you, that I may bury my dead out of my sight.

I am a stranger and a sojourner with you; give me a possession of a burying-place with you, that I may bury my dead out of my sight.

"I am a stranger and a foreigner living with you. Give me a possession of a burying-place with you, that I may bury my dead out of my sight."

A sojourner and a settler I am with you; give to me a possession of a burying-place with you, and I bury my dead from before me.'
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