The Bible Slam: Genesis Chapter 23

Sarah dies at 127 years old, and Abraham negotiates a burial site.

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Genesis Chapter 23 Discussion.

God has already said that people cannot live past 120 years old, so Sarah got an extra seven years. The Bible seems more concerned about how much Abraham paid for Sarah's burial spot than any kind of grief or sympathy for this woman, who remarkably had a kid at 90 years old.

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    Compare the generosity, compassion of the hitites with god's choosen people. Later in the Bible one of God's favorites sells his hungry brother a bowl of soupin exchange for his birthright.

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