Genesis 23:3

And Abraham stood up from before his dead, and spoke unto the sons of Heth, saying,
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George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
Obsequies, or solemn mourning, accompanied with prayer. (Acts viii. 2; Matthew xii.) The Jews are still accustomed to say, when they bury their dead, "Ye fathers, who sleep in Hebron, open to him the gates of Eden "herein agreeing with the Catholic doctrine, as they did in the days of Judas the Machabee. (Haydock)

Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation - 2 Peter 1:20

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