Buying and selling
Exchanging or receiving money for good or services.
Key passages
Ge 23:7–18

And Abraham rose up and bowed to the people of the land, to the Hittites. And he spoke with them, saying, “If you are willing that I bury my dead from before me, hear me and intercede for me with Ephron the son of Zohar, that he may sell to me the cave of Machpelah which belongs to him, …

Ge 33:19

And he bought a piece of land where he pitched his tent for one hundred pieces of money from the hand of the sons of Hamor, father of Shechem.

Ge 47:14

And Joseph collected all the money found in the land of Egypt and in the land of Canaan in exchange for the grain that they were buying. And Joseph brought the money into the house of Pharaoh.

Ge 47:18–24

When that year ended, they came to him in the following year and said to him, “We cannot hide from my lord that our money and livestock belong to my lord. Nothing remains before my lord except our bodies and our land. Why should we die in front of you, both we and our land? Buy us and our land …

1 Mac 13:49

Those from the citadel in Jerusalem were prevented from going out into the country and to buy or sell, and they were very hungry; and some from them died because of the famine.