What's the deal with Jacob's burial?
Was he buried in a plot purchased from the sons of Emmor (Hamor) in Sychem (Shechem) which is about 30 miles north of Jerusalem...
"So Jacob went down into Egypt, and died, he, and
our fathers, and were carried over into Sychem, and
laid in the sepulchre that Abraham bought for a sum
of money of the sons of Emmor the father of
- Acts 7:15-16
Was he buried in a plot purchased from Ephron the Hittite in Mamre, just outside Hebron, which is about 15 miles south of Jerusalem...
"For his sons carried him (Jacob) into the land of
Canaan, and buried him in the cave of the field of
Machpelah, which Abraham bought with the field for
a possession of a buryingplace of Ephron the Hittite,
- Genesis 50:13
Any help is appreciated.