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Cave of Machpelah

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Cave of Machpelah: The cave in Hebron, Israel, wherein are buried Adam, Eve, Abraham, Sara, Isaac, Rebecca, Jacob and Leah.
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Question: So Sarah dies, Abraham needs to buy a burial plot for her, and he asks for a cave in a field belonging to Ephron the Hittite. What did Abraham know about that cave that he was willing to pay 400 shekels for it? Answer: Allow me to share some his...
When his wife Sarah passed away, Abraham was offered an incredible bargain: a free burial plot. Abraham's refusal to accept teaches us something about the worth of bargains...
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If you ended up on the upper story, consider yourself lucky. If you find yourself on the lower level, consider yourself luckier.
Sara died in Kiryat Arba which is Chevron... Abraham came to eulogize Sara and bewail her. …Abraham buried Sara his wife in the cave of the field of Machpelah… which is Chevron. (Genesis 23:2,19) In the Maarat Hamechpela cave in Chevron, (which comes from...
It is here in Hebron that the end of temporal life connects to the next world and eternity.
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