- "No, my lord," he said. "Listen to me; I give you the field, and I give you the cave that is in it. I give it to you in the presence of my people. Bury your dead."
- Again Abraham bowed down before the people of the land
- and he said to Ephron in their hearing, "Listen to me, if you will. I will pay the price of the field. Accept it from me so I can bury my dead there."
- Ephron answered Abraham,
- "Listen to me, my lord; the land is worth four hundred shekels of silver, but what is that between me and you? Bury your dead."