But I will lie with my fathers, and you shall carry me out of Egypt, and bury me in their burying place. And he said, I will do as you have said.
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George Leo Haydock
Place. Hebron, where Sara, Abraham, and Isaac reposed. (Calmet)
Thus he manifested his belief in a future resurrection with his Saviour, who should be born in that land; and he admonished his descendants never to lose sight of it, nor forfeit the promises by their wicked conduct, chap. xxiii. 17. (Menochius)
He teaches us likewise, to be solicitous to obtain Christian burial. (Worthington)