Genesis 23:7
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
So Abrahamאַבְרָהָ֛ם
(av·ra·ham)
85: "exalted father," the father of the Jewish nationfrom ab and an unused word, see Abram
roseוַיָּ֧קָם
(vai·ya·kam)
6965: to arise, stand up, standa prim. root
and bowedוַיִּשְׁתַּ֥חוּ
(vai·yish·ta·chu)
7812: to bow downa prim. root
to the peopleלְעַם־
(le·'am-)
5971a: peoplefrom an unused word
of the land,הָאָ֖רֶץ
(ha·'a·retz)
776: earth, landa prim. root
the sonsלִבְנֵי־
(liv·nei-)
1121: sona prim. root
of Heth.חֵֽת׃
(chet.)
2845: a son of Canaan and probably ancestor of the Hittitesof uncertain derivation







KJV Lexicon
And Abraham
'Abraham  (ab-raw-hawm')
father of a multitude; Abraham, the later name of Abram -- Abraham.
stood up
quwm  (koom)
to rise (in various applications, literal, figurative, intensive and causative)
and bowed
shachah  (shaw-khaw')
to depress, i.e. prostrate (especially reflexive, in homage to royalty or God)
himself to the people
`am  (am)
a people (as a congregated unit); specifically, a tribe (as those of Israel); hence (collectively) troops or attendants; figuratively, a flock -- folk, men, nation, people.
of the land
'erets  (eh'-rets)
the earth (at large, or partitively a land) -- common, country, earth, field, ground, land, natins, way, + wilderness, world.
even to 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.
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
So Abraham rose and bowed to the people of the land, the sons of Heth.

King James Bible
And Abraham stood up, and bowed himself to the people of the land, even to the children of Heth.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Then Abraham rose and bowed down to the Hittites, the people of the land.

International Standard Version
Abraham rose and bowed before the Hittites, the people of the land,

NET Bible
Abraham got up and bowed down to the local people, the sons of Heth.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Abraham got up in front of the Hittites, the people of that region, and bowed with his face touching the ground.

King James 2000 Bible
And Abraham stood up, and bowed himself to the people of the land, even to the children of Heth.
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