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The death of Sarah, the wife of Abraham (see Abram and Sarai), at the age of 127 (the only record in the Holy Scriptures of the age of a female at death):
"23:1 And Sarah was an hundred and seven and twenty years old: these were the years of the life of Sarah.
"Abraham buried Sarah his wife in the cave of the field of Machpelah"
Sarah died in "Kirjatharba" (i.e. the city of Arbah) which was apparently named after its founder (or renamed after its conquerer, if he was not the actual builder), the progenitor of the Anakites ("the city of Arba, the father of Anak, which city is Hebron" Joshua 15:13 KJV). The city also became known as, or was originally named, Hebron, which in Hebrew means society or association. Some Jews refer to the city as "the city of the four" because of their unscriptural tradition that Adam (and Eve) is buried there with Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob (the three of whom are proven in the Scriptures to be buried there, along with their wives Sarah, Rebekah and Leah).
The family tomb was however purchased upon the death of Sarah.
"23:3 And Abraham stood up from before his dead [see What Happens When You Die?], and spake unto the sons of Heth, saying, 23:4 I am a stranger and a sojourner with you: give me a possession of a buryingplace with you, that I may bury my dead out of my sight.
So Abraham became the deeded owner of what would become the family tomb (see Fact Finder question below).
"23:17 And the field of Ephron, which was in Machpelah, which was before Mamre, the field, and the cave which was therein, and all the trees that were in the field, that were in all the borders round about, were made sure 23:18 Unto Abraham for a possession in the presence of the children of Heth, before all that went in at the gate of his city.
Fact Finder: What was "Machpelah"? Who is buried there?