Genesis 23:18
Strong's Lexicon
to Abraham’s
לְאַבְרָהָ֥ם (lə·’aḇ·rā·hām)
Preposition-l | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 85: Abraham = 'father of a multitude' or 'chief of multitude' 1) friend of God and founder of Hebrew nation via God's elective covenant

possession
לְמִקְנָ֖ה (lə·miq·nāh)
Preposition-l | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 4736: 1) purchase 1a) purchase 1b) purchase-price 1c) possession (gained by purchase)

in the presence
לְעֵינֵ֣י (lə·‘ê·nê)
Preposition-l | Noun - cdc
Strong's Hebrew 5869: 1) eye 1a) eye 1a1) of physical eye 1a2) as showing mental qualities 1a3) of mental and spiritual faculties (fig.) 2) spring, fountain

of all
בְּכֹ֖ל (bə·ḵōl)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 3605: 1) all, the whole 1a) all, the whole of 1b) any, each, every, anything 1c) totality, everything

the Hittites
בְנֵי־ (ḇə·nê-)
Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's Hebrew 1121: 1) son, grandson, child, member of a group 1a) son, male child 1b) grandson 1c) children (pl. - male and female) 1d) youth, young men (pl.) 1e) young (of animals) 1f) sons (as characterisation, i.e. sons of injustice [for un- righteous men] or sons of God [for angels] 1g) people (of a nation) (pl.) 1h) of lifeless things, i.e. sparks, stars, arrows (fig.) 1i) a member of a guild, order, class

חֵ֑ת (ḥêṯ)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2845: Heth = 'terror' 1) a son of Canaan and the progenitor of the Hittites

who had come
בָּאֵ֥י (bā·’ê)
Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine plural construct
Strong's Hebrew 935: 1) to go in, enter, come, go, come in 1a) (Qal) 1a1) to enter, come in 1a2) to come 1a2a) to come with 1a2b) to come upon, fall or light upon, attack (enemy) 1a2c) to come to pass 1a3) to attain to 1a4) to be enumerated 1a5) to go 1b) (Hiphil) 1b1) to lead in 1b2) to carry in 1b3) to bring in, cause to come in, gather, cause to come, bring near, bring against, bring upon 1b4) to bring to pass 1c) (Hophal) 1c1) to be brought, brought in 1c2) to be introduced, be put

to the gate
שַֽׁעַר־ (ša·‘ar-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 8179: 1) gate 1a) gate (of entrance) 1b) gate (of space inside gate, i.e. marketplace, public meeting place) 1b1) city, town 1c) gate (of palace, royal castle, temple, court of tabernacle) 1d) heaven

of his city.
עִירֽוֹ׃ (‘î·rōw)
Noun - feminine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5892: 1) excitement, anguish 1a) of terror 2) city, town (a place of waking, guarded) 2a) city, town

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

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.
Parallel Verses
New International Version
to Abraham as his property in the presence of all the Hittites who had come to the gate of the city.

New Living Translation
It was transferred to Abraham as his permanent possession in the presence of the Hittite elders at the city gate.

English Standard Version
to Abraham as a possession in the presence of the Hittites, before all who went in at the gate of his city.

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.

American Standard Version
unto Abraham for a possession in the presence of the children of Heth, before all that went in at the gate of his city.

English Revised Version
unto Abraham for a possession in the presence of the children of Heth, before all that went in at the gate of his city.

Young's Literal Translation
to Abraham by purchase, before the eyes of the sons of Heth, among all entering the gate of his city.






Cross References
Genesis 10:15
And Canaan begat Sidon his firstborn, and Heth,

Genesis 23:10
And Ephron dwelt among the children of Heth: and Ephron the Hittite answered Abraham in the audience of the children of Heth, even of all that went in at the gate of his city, saying,

Genesis 23:19
And after this, Abraham buried Sarah his wife in the cave of the field of Machpelah before Mamre: the same is Hebron in the land of Canaan.

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, which is before Mamre;

Genesis 1:1
In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.

Genesis 23:17
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

Genesis 23:16
And Abraham hearkened unto Ephron; and Abraham weighed to Ephron the silver, which he had named in the audience of the sons of Heth, four hundred shekels of silver, current money with the merchant.

Genesis 23:15
My lord, hearken unto me: the land is worth four hundred shekels of silver; what is that betwixt me and thee? bury therefore thy dead.

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

Genesis 24:1
And Abraham was old, and well stricken in age: and the LORD had blessed Abraham in all things.
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