Machpelah
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    Machpelah

    Doubling. The field and cave bought by Abraham (Gen. 23:9, 17), where were buried Sarah (23:19), Abraham (25:9), Isaac, Rebekah, and Leah (49:30–31), and Jacob (50:13). It was situated on the top of the hill on which Hebron was built. The traditional site is now occupied by a mosque.