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Dictionaries :: Burial

Below are articles from the following dictionary:
Torrey's New Topical Textbook

Burial: Probable Origin Of

Gen 4:9,10

Burial: Design Of

Gen 23:3,4

Burial: Attended By

Family of the dead

Gen 50:5,6,8; Mat 8:21

Numbers of friends, &c

Gen 50:7,9; 2Sa 3:31; Luk 7:12

Female friends

Mar 15:47; Luk 7:13

Hired mourners

Jer 9:17,18

Great lamentation at

Gen 50:10,11; 2Sa 3:31,32

Burial: Orations Sometimes Made At

2Sa 3:33,34

Burial: The Body Was

Washed before

Act 9:37

Anointed for

Mat 26:12

Wound in linen for

Jhn 11:44; 19:40

Preserved with spices

Jhn 19:39,40

Sometimes burned before

1Sa 31:12

Carried on a bier to

2Sa 3:31; Luk 7:14

Burial: Perfumes Burned At

2Ch 16:14; Jer 34:5

Burial: Antiquity of Coffins For

Gen 50:26

Burial: Often Took Place Immediately after Death

Jhn 11:17,39; Act 5:6,10

Burial: Of Persons Embalmed, Deferred for Seventy Days

Gen 50:3,4

Burial: Of persons hanged, always on the days of execution

Deu 21:23; Jhn 19:31

Burial: The Right of All Nations

Jdg 16:31; Jhn 19:38

Burial: Of Enemies, Sometimes Performed by the Conquerors

1Ki 11:15; Eze 39:11-14

Burial: Of the Friendless, a Kind Act

2Sa 2:5

Burial: Places Used For

Natural caves

Gen 23:19; Jhn 11:38

Caves hewn out of rocks

Isa 22:16; Mat 27:60


2Ki 21:18,26; Jhn 19:41

Under trees

Gen 35:8; 1Sa 31:13

Tops of the hills

Jos 24:33; 2Ki 23:16

Houses of the deceased

1Sa 25:1; 1Ki 2:34

The city of David for the kings of Judah

1Ki 2:10; 2Ch 21:20; 24:16

Burial: Antiquity of Purchasing Places For

Gen 23:7-16

Burial: Places Of

Frequently prepared and pointed out during life

Gen 50:5; 2Ch 16:14; Mat 27:60

Members of a family interred in the same

Gen 25:10; 49:31; 2Sa 2:32

Held in high veneration

Neh 2:3,5

Provided for the common people

Jer 26:23

Provided for aliens and strangers

Mat 27:7

Visited by sorrowing friends

Jhn 11:31

Pillars erected on

Gen 35:20

Tombs erected over

Mat 23:27-29

Sometimes had inscriptions

2Ki 23:17

Sometimes not apparent

Luk 11:44

For criminals, marked by heaps

Jos 7:26

Were ceremonially unclean

Num 19:16,18

Often desecrated by idolatry

Isa 65:3,4

Burial: The Jews anxious to be interred in their family places of

Gen 47:29-31; 49:29,30; 50:25; 2Sa 19:37

Burial: Followed by a Feast

2Sa 3:35; Jer 16:7,8; Hsa 9:4

Burial: Privation Of, Considered a Calamity

Ecc 6:3

Burial: Privation Of, Threatened as a Punishment

2Ki 9:10; Jer 8:2; 16:4

Burial: An Ignominious, Compared to the Burial of an Ass

Jer 22:19

Burial: Illustrative of Regeneration

Rom 6:4; Col 2:12


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