Antiquities of the Jews     by Flavius Josephus
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Book I, Chapter 14

Concerning Sarah Abraham's Wife; And How She Ended Her Days

NOW Sarah died a little while after, having lived one hundred and twenty-seven years. They buried her in Hebron; the Canaanites publicly allowing them a burying-place; which piece of ground Abraham bought for four hundred shekels, of Ephron, an inhabitant of Hebron. And both Abraham and his descendants built themselves sepulchers in that place.
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