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Bible Concordances

Torrey's Topical Textbook

Burial

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  • Probable origin of
    Genesis 4:9,10

  • Design of
    Genesis 23:3,4

  • ATTENDED BY
    • Family of the dead
      Genesis 50:5,6,8; Matthew 8:21
    • Numbers of friends, &c
      Genesis 50:7,9; 2 Samuel 3:31; Luke 7:12
    • Female friends
      Mark 15:47; Luke 7:13
    • Hired mourners
      Jeremiah 9:17,18
    • Great lamentation at
      Genesis 50:10,11; 2 Samuel 3:31,32

  • Orations sometimes made at
    2 Samuel 3:33,34

  • THE BODY WAS
    • Washed before
      Acts 9:37
    • Anointed for
      Matthew 26:12
    • Wound in linen for
      John 11:44; 19:40
    • Preserved with spices
      John 19:39,40
    • Sometimes burned before
      1 Samuel 31:12
    • Carried on a bier to
      2 Samuel 3:31; Luke 7:14

  • Perfumes burned at
    2 Chronicles 16:14; Jeremiah 34:5

  • Antiquity of coffins for
    Genesis 50:26

  • Often took place immediately after death
    John 11:17,39; Acts 5:6,10

  • Of persons embalmed, deferred for seventy days
    Genesis 50:3,4

  • Of persons hanged, always on the days of execution
    Deuteronomy 21:23; John 19:31

  • The right of all nations
    Judges 16:31; John 19:38

  • Of enemies, sometimes performed by the conquerors
    1 Kings 11:15; Ezekiel 39:11-14

  • Of the friendless, a kind act
    2 Samuel 2:5

  • PLACES USED FOR
    • Natural caves
      Genesis 23:19; John 11:38
    • Caves hewn out of rocks
      Isaiah 22:16; Matthew 27:60
    • Gardens
      2 Kings 21:18,26; John 19:41
    • Under trees
      Genesis 35:8; 1 Samuel 31:13
    • Tops of the hills
      Joshua 24:33; 2 Kings 23:16
    • Houses of the deceased
      1 Samuel 25:1; 1 Kings 2:34
    • The city of David for the kings of Judah
      1 Kings 2:10; 2 Chronicles 21:20; 24:16

  • Antiquity of purchasing places for
    Genesis 23:7-16

  • PLACES OF
    • Frequently prepared and pointed out during life
      Genesis 50:5; 2 Chronicles 16:14; Matthew 27:60
    • Members of a family interred in the same
      Genesis 25:10; 49:31; 2 Samuel 2:32
    • Held in high veneration
      Nehemiah 2:3,5
    • Provided for the common people
      Jeremiah 26:23
    • Provided for aliens and strangers
      Matthew 27:7
    • Visited by sorrowing friends
      John 11:31
    • Pillars erected on
      Genesis 35:20
    • Tombs erected over
      Matthew 23:27-29
    • Sometimes had inscriptions
      2 Kings 23:17
    • Sometimes not apparent
      Luke 11:44
    • For criminals, marked by heaps
      Joshua 7:26
    • Were ceremonially unclean
      Numbers 19:16,18
    • Often desecrated by idolatry
      Isaiah 65:3,4

  • The Jews anxious to be interred in their family places of
    Genesis 47:29-31; 49:29,30; 50:25; 2 Samuel 19:37

  • Followed by a feast
    2 Samuel 3:35; Jeremiah 16:7,8; Hosea 9:4

  • Privation of, considered a calamity
    Ecclesiastes 6:3

  • Privation of, threatened as a punishment
    2 Kings 9:10; Jeremiah 8:2; 16:4

  • An ignominious, compared to the burial of an ass
    Jeremiah 22:19

  • Illustrative of regeneration
    Romans 6:4; Colossians 2:12

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Bibliography Information
Torrey, Reuben Archer. Entry for 'Burial'. Torrey's Topical Textbook. https://www.studylight.org/concordances/eng/ttt/b/burial.html. 1897.

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