Genesis 23:18
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
to Abrahamלְאַבְרָהָ֥ם
(le·'av·ra·ham)
85: "exalted father," the father of the Jewish nationfrom ab and an unused word, see Abram
for a possessionלְמִקְנָ֖ה
(le·mik·nah)
4736: a purchasefrom qanah
in the presenceלְעֵינֵ֣י
(le·'ei·nei)
5869: an eyeof uncertain derivation
of the sonsבְנֵי־
(ve·nei-)
1121: sona prim. root
of Heth,חֵ֑ת
(chet;)
2845: a son of Canaan and probably ancestor of the Hittitesof uncertain derivation
before allבְּכֹ֖ל
(be·chol)
3605: the whole, allfrom kalal
who wentבָּאֵ֥י
(ba·'ei)
935: to come in, come, go in, goa prim. root
in at the gateשַֽׁעַר־
(sha·'ar-)
8179: a gatefrom an unused word
of his city.עִירֹֽו׃
(i·rov.)
5892b: city, townof uncertain derivation









KJV Lexicon
Unto Abraham
'Abraham  (ab-raw-hawm')
father of a multitude; Abraham, the later name of Abram -- Abraham.
for a possession
miqnah  (mik-naw')
a buying, i.e. acquisition; concretely, a piece of property (land or living); also the sum paid -- (he that is) bought, possession, piece, purchase.
in the presence
`ayin  (ah'-yin)
an eye; by analogy, a fountain (as the eye of the landscape)
of the children
ben  (bane)
a son (as a builder of the family name), in the widest sense (of literal and figurative relationship, including grandson, subject, nation, quality or condition, etc.
of Heth
Cheth  (khayth)
terror; Cheth, an aboriginal Canaanite -- Heth.
before all that went in
bow'  (bo)
to go or come (in a wide variety of applications)
at the gate
sha`ar  (shah'-ar)
an opening, i.e. door or gate -- city, door, gate, port (-er).
of his city
`iyr  (eer)
or (in the plural) par {awr}; or ayar (Judges 10:4) {aw-yar'}; a city (a place guarded by waking or a watch) in the widest sense (even of a mere encampment or post) -- Ai (from margin), city, court (from margin), town.
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
to Abraham for a possession in the presence of the sons of Heth, before all who went in at the gate of his city.

King James Bible
Unto Abraham for a possession in the presence of the children of Heth, before all that went in at the gate of his city.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Abraham's possession in the presence of all the Hittites who came to the gate of his city.

International Standard Version
to Abraham in the presence of all the Hittites and everyone who was entering the city gate.

NET Bible
as his property in the presence of the sons of Heth before all who entered the gate of Ephron's city.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
to Abraham. His property included the field with the cave in it as well as all the trees inside the boundaries of the field. The Hittites together with all who had entered the city gate were the official witnesses for the agreement.

King James 2000 Bible
To Abraham for a possession in the presence of the children of Heth, before all that went in at the gate of his city.
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