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Meaning of Machpelah

Mach•pe•lah

Pronunciation: (mak-pē'lä), [key]
— n.
  1. the site of a cave, probably in the ancient city of Hebron, where Abraham, Sarah, Rebekah, Isaac, Jacob, and Leah were buried. Gen. 23:19; 25:9; 49:30; 50:13.
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