Genesis 23:14-20 New International Version

14  Ephron answered Abraham, 15  "Listen to me, my lord; the land is worth four hundred shekels[1] of silver, but what is that between you and me? Bury your dead."

16  Abraham agreed to Ephron's terms and weighed out for him the price he had named in the hearing of the Hittites: four hundred shekels of silver, according to the weight current among the merchants. 17  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 18  to Abraham as his property in the presence of all the Hittites who had come to the gate of the city. 19  Afterward Abraham buried his wife Sarah in the cave in the field of Machpelah near Mamre (which is at Hebron) in the land of Canaan. 20  So the field and the cave in it were deeded to Abraham by the Hittites as a burial site.


[1] 23:15 That is, about 10 pounds or about 4.6 kilograms

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