DO tears follow words?
Or do words follow tears?
Abraham ascends the mountain to kill his son Isaac. G-d stops Abraham at the last moment.
Hearing this, Sarah’s soul departs. It is too much. She can no longer live.
“Sarah dies in Kiryat Arba, which is Hebron, in the land of Canaan” (Gen. 23:1).
Abraham’s son survives, and so does Abraham. But Sarah does not.
“Abraham came to eulogize Sarah and to weep for her” (23:2).