32 The purchase of the field and of the cave that is therein was from the children of Heth.

Other Translations of Genesis 49:32

New International Version

32 The field and the cave in it were bought from the Hittites.Or "the descendants of Heth" "

English Standard Version

32 the field and the cave that is in it were bought from the Hittites."

The Message

32 The field and the cave were bought from the Hittites."

New King James Version

32 The field and the cave that is there were purchased from the sons of Heth."

New Living Translation

32 It is the plot of land and the cave that my grandfather Abraham bought from the Hittites."

Matthew Henry's Commentary on Genesis 49:32

Commentary on Genesis 49:28-33

(Read Genesis 49:28-33)

Jacob blessed every one according to the blessings God in after-times intended to bestow upon them. He spoke about his burial-place, from a principle of faith in the promise of God, that Canaan should be the inheritance of his seed in due time. When he had finished both his blessing and his charge, and so had finished his testimony, he addressed himself to his dying work. He gathered up his feet into the bed, not only as one patiently submitting to the stroke, but as one cheerfully composing himself to rest, now that he was weary. He freely gave up his spirit into the hand of God, the Father of spirits. If God's people be our people, death will gather us to them. Under the care of the Shepherd of Israel, we shall lack nothing for body or soul. We shall remain unmoved until our work is finished; then, breathing out our souls into His hands for whose salvation we have waited, we shall depart in peace, and leave a blessing for our children after us.