Bible study 23 – Genesis 23

Sarah dies 127 years old (life expectancy has dropped spectacularly since Noah’s time), and Abraham needs to find a place to bury her. He asks the Hittites (the Biblical Hittites , not the Anatolian people that was for some reason named after them) that he lives among in Canaan, if he can buy a cave (supposedly the Cave of the Patriarchs in Hebron) from them to bury her in, and they eagerly say yes.

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