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10 Now Ephron was sitting in the midst of the children of Chet, and Ephron the Chettite answered Abraam and spoke in the hearing of the sons of Chet, and of all who entered the city, saying, 11 Attend to me, my lord, and hear me, I give to thee the field and the cave which is in it; I have given it thee before all my countrymen; bury thy dead. 12 And Abraam did obeisance before the people of the land. 13 And he said in the ears of Ephron before the people of the land, Since thou art on my side, hear me; take the price of the field from me, and I will bury my dead there. 14 But Ephron answered Abraam, saying, 15 Nay, my lord, I have heard indeed, the land [is worth] four hundred silver didrachmas, but what can this be between me and thee? nay, do thou bury thy dead. 16 And Abraam hearkened to Ephron, and Abraam rendered to Ephron the money, which he mentioned in the ears of the sons of Chet, four hundred didrachmas of silver approved with merchants. 17 And the field of Ephron, which was in Double Cave, which is opposite Mambre, the field and the cave, which was in it, and every tree which was in the field, and whatever is in its borders round about, were made sure 18 to Abraam for a possession, before the sons of Chet, and all that entered into the city. 19 After this Abraam buried Sarrha his wife in the Double Cave of the field, which is opposite Mambre, this is Chebron in the land of Chanaan. 20 So the field and the cave which was in it were made sure to Abraam for possession of a burying place, by the sons of Chet.

10 ᾿Εφρὼν δὲ ἐκάθητο ἐν μέσῳ τῶν υἱῶν Χέτ· ἀποκριθεὶς δὲ ᾿Εφρὼν ὁ Χετταῖος πρὸς ῾Αβραὰμ εἶπεν, ἀκουόντων τῶν υἱῶν Χὲτ καὶ τῶν εἰσπορευομένων εἰς τὴν πόλιν πάντων, λέγων· 11 παρ᾿ ἐμοὶ γενοῦ, κύριε, καὶ ἄκουσόν μου· τὸν ἀγρὸν καὶ τὸ σπήλαιον τὸ ἐν αὐτῷ σοὶ δίδωμι· ἐναντίον πάντων τῶν πολιτῶν μου δέδωκά σοι· θάψον τὸν νεκρόν σου· 12 καὶ προσεκύνησεν ῾Αβραὰμ ἐναντίον τοῦ λαοῦ τῆς γῆς 13 καὶ εἶπε τῷ ᾿Εφρὼν εἰς τὰ ὦτα ἐναντίον τοῦ λαοῦ τῆς γῆς· ἐπειδὴ πρὸς ἐμοῦ εἶ, ἄκουσόν μου· τὸ ἀργύριον τοῦ ἀγροῦ λάβε παρ᾿ ἐμοῦ, καὶ θάψω τὸν νεκρόν μου ἐκεῖ. 14 ἀπεκρίθη δὲ ᾿Εφρὼν τῷ ᾿Αβραὰμ λέγων· 15 οὐχὶ κύριε, ἀκήκοα γάρ, γῆ τετρακοσίων διδράχμων ἀργυρίου, ἀλλὰ τί ἂν εἴη τοῦτο ἀνὰ μέσον ἐμοῦ καὶ σοῦ; σὺ δὲ τὸν νεκρόν σου θάψον. 16 καὶ ἤκουσεν ῾Αβραὰμ τοῦ ᾿Εφρών, καὶ ἀποκατέστησεν ῾Αβραὰμ τῷ ᾿Εφρὼν τὸ ἀργύριον, ὃ ἐλάλησεν εἰς τὰ ὦτα τῶν υἱῶν Χέτ, τετρακόσια δίδραχμα ἀργυρίου δοκίμου ἐμπόροις. 17 καὶ ἔστη ὁ ἀγρὸς ᾿Εφρών, ὃς ἦν ἐν τῷ διπλῷ σπηλαίῳ, ὅς ἐστι κατὰ πρόσωπον Μαμβρῆ, ὁ ἀγρὸς καὶ τὸ σπήλαιον, ὃ ἦν ἐν αὐτῷ, καὶ πᾶν δένδρον, ὃ ἦν ἐν τῷ ἀγρῷ, καὶ πᾶν ὅ ἐστιν ἐν τοῖς ὁρίοις αὐτοῦ κύκλῳ, 18 τῷ ῾Αβραάμ, εἰς κτῆσιν ἐναντίον τῶν υἱῶν Χὲτ καὶ πάντων τῶν εἰσπορευομένων εἰς τὴν πόλιν. 19 μετὰ ταῦτα ἔθαψεν ῾Αβραὰμ Σάρραν τὴν γυναῖκα αὐτοῦ ἐν τῷ σπηλαίῳ τοῦ ἀγροῦ τῷ διπλῷ, ὅ ἐστιν ἀπέναντι Μαμβρῆ (αὕτη ἐστὶ Χεβρών) ἐν τῇ γῇ Χαναάν. 20 καὶ ἐκυρώθη ὁ ἀγρὸς καὶ τὸ σπήλαιον, ὃ ἦν ἐν αὐτῷ, τῷ ῾Αβραὰμ εἰς κτῆσιν τάφου παρὰ τῶν υἱῶν Χέτ.

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