New International Version
The field and the cave in it were bought from the Hittites."
King James Bible
The purchase of the field and of the cave that is therein was from the children of Heth.
Darby Bible Translation
The purchase of the field, and of the cave that is in it, was from the children of Heth.
World English Bible
the field and the cave that is therein, which was purchased from the children of Heth."
Young's Literal Translation
the purchase of the field and of the cave which is in it, is from Sons of Heth.'
Genesis 49:32 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Bury me with my fathers, etc. - From this it appears that the cave at Machpelah was a common burying-place for Hebrews of distinction; and indeed the first public burying-place mentioned in history. From Genesis 49:31 we find that Abraham, Sarah, Isaac, Rebekah, and Leah, had been already deposited there, and among them Jacob wished to have his bones laid; and he left his dying charge with his children to bury him in this place, and this they conscientiously performed. See Genesis 50:13.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryThe Shepherd, the Stone of Israel
'... The mighty God of Jacob. From thence is the Shepherd, the stone of Israel.'--GENESIS xlix. 24. A slight alteration in the rendering will probably bring out the meaning of these words more correctly. The last two clauses should perhaps not be read as a separate sentence. Striking out the supplement 'is,' and letting the previous sentence run on to the end of the verse, we get a series of names of God, in apposition with each other, as the sources of the strength promised to the arms of the hands …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
The Messianic Prophecies in the Pentateuch.
General Notes by the American Editor
The Holy Spirit and the Incarnation of the Word. ...
Canaan was the father of Sidon his firstborn, and of the Hittites,
There Abraham and his wife Sarah were buried, there Isaac and his wife Rebekah were buried, and there I buried Leah.
When Jacob had finished giving instructions to his sons, he drew his feet up into the bed, breathed his last and was gathered to his people.
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