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And Abraham buried Sarah in the cave of the field of Machpelah.The History of Antiquity, Vol. I (of VI)|Max Duncker
Intreat for me to Ephron the son of Zohar, that he may give me the cave of Machpelah, which he hath, in the end his field.The Life and Death of Mr Badman|John Bunyan
The "cave of Machpelah which is before Mamre," of the Pisans.Val d'Arno|John Ruskin
Now, I believe that in purchasing Machpelah for a burying-place, Abraham gave expression to his faith in resurrection.Notes on the Book of Genesis|Charles Henry Mackintosh
Abraham bought the field and cave of Machpelah from Ephron the Hittite.