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{Genesis 23:10} And Ephron 6085 dwelt 3427 z8802 among 8432 the children 1121 of Heth: 2845 and Ephron 6085 the Hittite 2850 answered 6030 z8799 x853 Abraham 85 in the audience 241 of the children 1121 of Heth, 2845 [even] of all x3605 that went in 935 z8802 at the gate 8179 of his city, 5892 saying, 559 z8800
dwelt:
Or, sitting (as the word frequently denotes) among the children of Heth, at the gate of the city, where all public business was transacted. Ephron, though a chief man, might have been personally unknown to Abraham; but now he answers for himself, making a free tender of the field and cave to Abraham, in the presence of all the people, which amounted to a legal conveyance to the Patriarch.
audience:
Heb. ears
all that:
"Unto Abraham for a possession in the presence of the children of Heth, before all that went in at the gate of his city." {Gen 23:18} + "And Hamor and Shechem his son came unto the gate of their city, and communed with the men of their city, saying," {Gen 34:20} + "And unto Hamor and unto Shechem his son hearkened all that went out of the gate of his city; and every male was circumcised, all that went out of the gate of his city." {Gen 34:24} + "Then went Boaz up to the gate, and sat him down there: and, behold, the kinsman of whom Boaz spake came by; unto whom he said, Ho, such a one! turn aside, sit down here. And he turned aside, and sat down. ... And I thought to advertise thee, saying, Buy [it] before the inhabitants, and before the elders of my people. If thou wilt redeem [it], redeem [it]: but if thou wilt not redeem [it, then] tell me, that I may know: for [there is] none to redeem [it] beside thee; and I [am] after thee. And he said, I will redeem [it]." {Rth 4:1-4} + "When I went out to the gate through the city, [when] I prepared my seat in the street!" {Job 29:7} + "And for a spirit of judgment to him that sitteth in judgment, and for strength to them that turn the battle to the gate." {Isa 28:6}
his:
"And the servant took ten camels of the camels of his master, and departed; for all the goods of his master [were] in his hand: and he arose, and went to Mesopotamia, unto the city of Nahor." {Gen 24:10} + "And he entered into a ship, and passed over, and came into his own city." {Mtt 9:1} + "And all went to be taxed, every one into his own city. ... And Joseph also went up from Galilee, out of the city of Nazareth, into Judaea, unto the city of David, which is called Bethlehem; (because he was of the house and lineage of David:)" {Lke 2:3-4}

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