Comparison of Pentateuch:
Jewish Publication Society 1917
Targums Onkelos,
Jonathan Ben Uzziel/Palestinian,
Jerusalem Fragments

 

Genesis
Chapter 23

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Genesis 22 JPS TOC Comparison TOC Targums TOC Genesis 24
GENESIS 23:1
JPS 23:1 And the life of Sarah was a hundred and seven and twenty years; these were the years of the life of Sarah.
ONK 23:1 And the life of Sarah was a hundred and twenty and seven years, the years of the life of Sarah.
PAL 23:1 And the days of the life of Sarah were an hundred and twenty and seven years, the years of the life of Sarah.
 
GENESIS 23:2
JPS 23:2 And Sarah died in Kiriatharba—the same is Hebron—in the land of Canaan; and Abraham came to mourn for Sarah, and to weep for her.
ONK 23:2 And Sarah died in Kiryath-arba, which is Hebron, in the land of Kenaan. And Abraham came to mourn for Sarah, and to lament her.
PAL 23:2 And Sarah died in Kiryath Arba, which is Hebron. And Abraham came from the mountain of worship, and found that she was dead; and he sat to mourn for Sarah, and to weep for her.
JER 23:2 And Sarah died in the city of the giants.
 
GENESIS 23:3
JPS 23:3 And Abraham rose up from before his dead, and spoke unto the children of Heth, saying:
ONK 23:3 And Abraham rose up from the presence of his dead, and spake with the sons of Hittah, saying,
PAL 23:3 And Abraham rose up from the sight of the face of his dead, and spake with the sons of Hittah, saying,
 
GENESIS 23:4
JPS 23:4 'I am a stranger and a sojourner with you: give me a possession of a burying-place with you, that I may bury my dead out of my sight.'
ONK 23:4 I am a guest and a sojourner with you: give me the possession of a sepulchre with you, that I may bury my dead from before me.
PAL 23:4 I am a sojourner and dweller with you; I pray sell me the inheritance of a sepulchre among you, and I will bury my dead there.
 
GENESIS 23:5
JPS 23:5 And the children of Heth answered Abraham, saying unto him:
ONK 23:5 And the sons of Hittah answered Abraham, saying to him,
PAL 23:5 And the sons of Hittah responded unto Abraham, saying to him,
 
GENESIS 23:6
JPS 23:6 'Hear us, my lord: thou art a mighty prince among us; in the choice of our sepulchres bury thy dead; none of us shall withhold from thee his sepulchre, but that thou mayest bury thy dead.'
ONK 23:6 Receive from us Ribbona; a prince before the Lord art thou among us; in the best of our sepulchres bury thy dead. No man of us will refuse his sepulchre to thee for the burial of thy dead.
PAL 23:6 Attend to us, our lord. Great before the Lord art thou among us, in the best of our sepulchres bury thy dead: there is not a man of us who will refuse thee his sepulchre, that thou mayest bury thy dead.
 
GENESIS 23:7
JPS 23:7 And Abraham rose up, and bowed down to the people of the land, even to the children of Heth.
ONK 23:7 And Abraham rose and bowed to the people of the land, the sons of Hittah.
PAL 23:7 And Abraham rose and bowed to the people of the land, the sons of Hittah.
 
GENESIS 23:8
JPS 23:8 And he spoke with them, saying: 'If it be your mind that I should bury my dead out of my sight, hear me, and entreat for me to Ephron the son of Zohar,
ONK 23:8 And he spake with them, saying, If you are willing in your minds that I should bury my dead from before me, receive from me, and request(107) for me of Ephron bar Zochar
PAL 23:8 And he spake with them, saying, If it be with the consent of your mind that I bury my dead from before my face, receive of me, and intercede for me before Ephron bar Zochar
 
GENESIS 23:9
JPS 23:9 that he may give me the cave of Machpelah, which he hath, which is in the end of his field; for the full price let him give it to me in the midst of you for a possession of a burying-place.'
ONK 23:9 that he will give me the Double Cavern,(108) which is in the side of his field: for the full amount (shelim) of silver he shall give it to me among you for the possession of a sepulchre.
PAL 23:9 that he sell me his double cave which is built in the side of his field, for the full price in silver let him give it me among you, for an inheritance of sepulture.
 
GENESIS 23:10
JPS 23:10 Now Ephron was sitting in the midst of the children of Heth; and Ephron the Hittite answered Abraham in the hearing of the children of Heth, even of all that went in at the gate of his city, saying:
ONK 23:10 But Ephron was sitting in the midst of the sons of Hittah; and Ephron the Hittite answered Abraham before the sons of Hittah, of all entering the gate of the city, saying,
PAL 23:10 But Ephron the Hittite answered Abraham in the presence of the sons of Hittah, of all who entered the gate of his city, saying,
 
GENESIS 23:11
JPS 23:11 'Nay, my lord, hear me: the field give I thee, and the cave that is therein, I give it thee; in the presence of the sons of my people give I it thee; bury thy dead.'
ONK 23:11 No, my lord; receive of me; I will present to thee the field and the cavern which is in it; to thee will I present it; in sight of the sons of my people will I present it to thee. Bury thy dead.
PAL 23:11 My lord, listen to me: the field I give thee, and the cave which is in it, to thee I give it, as a gift before the sons of my people I give it to thee; go, bury thy dead.
 
GENESIS 23:12
JPS 23:12 And Abraham bowed down before the people of the land.
ONK 23:12 And Abraham bowed before the people of the land.
PAL 23:12 And Abraham bowed before the sons of Hittah.
 
GENESIS 23:13
JPS 23:13 And he spoke unto Ephron in the hearing of the people of the land, saying: 'But if thou wilt, I pray thee, hear me: I will give the price of the field; take it of me, and I will bury my dead there.'
ONK 23:13 And he spake with Ephron before the people of the land, saying, Nevertheless, if thou wilt do me a grace, receive from me; I will give money for the field; take of me, and I will bury my dead there.
PAL 23:13 And he spake with Ephron before the people of the land, saying, Nevertheless, if thou art willing to do me a favour, hear me: I will give thee in silver the price of the field; take (it) of me, and I will bury my dead there.
 
GENESIS 23:14
JPS 23:14 And Ephron answered Abraham, saying unto him:
ONK 23:14 And Ephron answered Abraham, saying to him,
PAL 23:14 And Ephron answered Abraham, saying to him,
 
GENESIS 23:15
JPS 23:15 'My lord, hearken unto me: a piece of land worth four hundred shekels of silver, what is that betwixt me and thee? bury therefore thy dead.'
ONK 23:15 My lord, receive of me: the land is worth four hundred sileen of silver; between me and thee what is it? Bury thy dead.
PAL 23:15 My lord, hear me: the land, as to its price, would be four hundred sileen of silver; between me and thee what is that? Bury thy dead.
 
GENESIS 23:16
JPS 23:16 And Abraham hearkened unto Ephron; and Abraham weighed to Ephron the silver, which he had named in the hearing of the children of Heth, four hundred shekels of silver, current money with the merchant.
ONK 23:16 And Abraham agreed with Ephron, and Abraham weighed to Ephron the silver of which he had spoken before the sons of Hittah, four hundred sileen of silver, which is received in merchandise in every city.(109)
PAL 23:16 And Abraham hearkened unto Ephron, and Abraham weighed to Ephron the silver which he had named before the sons of Hittah, four hundred sileen of silver, good, passing at every table, and receivable in all transactions.
JER 23:16 Four hundred sileen of silver, passing at every table, and receivable in all transactions.
 
GENESIS 23:17
JPS 23:17 So the field of Ephron, which was in Machpelah, which was before Mamre, the field, and the cave which was therein, and all the trees that were in the field, that were in all the border thereof round about, were made sure
ONK 23:17 And Ephron confirmed the field in which is the double cavern which is before Mamre; the field, and the cavern that is therein, and all the trees which were in the field, in all its boundaries round about,
PAL 23:17 And he confirmed the purchase of the field of Ephron, in which (was) the double (cave) which is before Mamre, The field, and the cave that is therein, and all the trees that were in the field, in all the boundaries thereof round about,
 
GENESIS 23:18
JPS 23:18 unto Abraham for a possession in the presence of the children of Heth, before all that went in at the gate of his city.
ONK 23:18 to Abraham, for a purchase, in the sight(110) of the sons of Hitah, of all entering the gate of the city.
PAL 23:18 Unto Abraham, for a purchased possession, in the presence of the sons of Hittah, (even) of all who entered in at the gate of the city.
 
GENESIS 23:19
JPS 23:19 And after this, Abraham buried Sarah his wife in the cave of the field of Machpelah before Mamre—the same is Hebron—in the land of Canaan.
ONK 23:19 And after this Abraham buried Sarah his wife in the double cavern of the field which is before Mamre, that is Hebron, in the land of Kenaan.
PAL 23:19 And afterwards Abraham buried Sarah his wife in the cave of the field Kapheilta(55) which is before Mamre, that is, Hebron in the land of Kenaan.
 
GENESIS 23:20
JPS 23:20 And the field, and the cave that is therein, were made sure unto Abraham for a possession of a burying-place by the children of Heth.
ONK 23:20 And the field and the cavern which is in it were confirmed to Abraham for the possession of a sepulchre from the sons of Hittah.
PAL 23:20 And the field and the cave therein were confirmed unto Abraham for an inheritance of sepulture from the sons of Hittah.
 
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