Genesis 23:17
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New International Version
So Ephron's field in Machpelah near Mamre--both the field and the cave in it, and all the trees within the borders of the field--was deeded

King James Bible
And the field of Ephron, which was in Machpelah, which was before Mamre, the field, and the cave which was therein, and all the trees that were in the field, that were in all the borders round about, were made sure

Darby Bible Translation
So the field of Ephron, which was at Machpelah, which was before Mamre, the field, and the cave that was in it, and all the trees that were in the field, that were in all its borders round about,

World English Bible
So the field of Ephron, which was in Machpelah, which was before Mamre, the field, the cave which was in it, and all the trees that were in the field, that were in all of its borders, were deeded

Young's Literal Translation
And established are the field of Ephron, which is in Machpelah, which is before Mamre, the field and the cave which is in it, and all the trees which are in the field, which are in all its border round about,

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

All the trees that were in the field - It is possible that all these were specified in the agreement.

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the field.

Genesis 23:20 And the field, and the cave that is therein, were made sure to Abraham for a possession of a burial plot by the sons of Heth.

Genesis 25:9 And his sons Isaac and Ishmael buried him in the cave of Machpelah, in the field of Ephron the son of Zohar the Hittite...

Genesis 49:30-32 In the cave that is in the field of Machpelah, which is before Mamre, in the land of Canaan...

Genesis 50:13 For his sons carried him into the land of Canaan, and buried him in the cave of the field of Machpelah...

Acts 7:16 And were carried over into Sychem...

made sure.

Genesis 23:20 And the field, and the cave that is therein, were made sure to Abraham for a possession of a burial plot by the sons of Heth.

Ruth 4:7-10 Now this was the manner in former time in Israel concerning redeeming and concerning changing, for to confirm all things...

Psalm 112:5 A good man shows favor, and lends: he will guide his affairs with discretion.

Jeremiah 32:7-14 Behold, Hanameel the son of Shallum your uncle shall come to you saying, Buy you my field that is in Anathoth...

Matthew 10:16 Behold, I send you forth as sheep in the middle of wolves: be you therefore wise as serpents, and harmless as doves.

Ephesians 5:15 See then that you walk circumspectly, not as fools, but as wise,

Colossians 4:5 Walk in wisdom toward them that are without, redeeming the time.

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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 25:9
His sons Isaac and Ishmael buried him in the cave of Machpelah near Mamre, in the field of Ephron son of Zohar the Hittite,

Genesis 47:30
but when I rest with my fathers, carry me out of Egypt and bury me where they are buried." "I will do as you say," he said.

Genesis 49:29
Then he gave them these instructions: "I am about to be gathered to my people. Bury me with my fathers in the cave in the field of Ephron the Hittite,

Genesis 49:30
the cave in the field of Machpelah, near Mamre in Canaan, which Abraham bought along with the field as a burial place from Ephron the Hittite.

Genesis 50:13
They carried him to the land of Canaan and buried him in the cave in the field of Machpelah, near Mamre, which Abraham had bought along with the field as a burial place from Ephron the Hittite.

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