a possession

Genesis 23:20

23:20 a possession. Although God had promised Abraham a vast nation, the only land he ever owned in Canaan was this burial ground. Later, he, as well as Isaac and Jacob, Leah and Rebekah, would also be buried here (Genesis 25:9; 35:27,29; 49:30,31; 50:13). Today there is a Muslim mosque over the alleged site of this cave.

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