Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And they came to the threshingfloor of Atad, which is beyond Jordan, and there they mourned with a great and very sore lamentation: and he made a mourning for his father seven days.
Now when the inhabitants of the land, the Canaanites, saw the mourning at
the threshing floor of Atad, they said, “This is a grievous mourning for the Egyptians.” Therefore it was named Abel-mizraim, which is beyond the Jordan.
These are the words which Moses spoke to all Israel
across the Jordan in the wilderness, in the Arabah opposite Suph, between Paran and Tophel and Laban and Hazeroth and Dizahab.
When the days of
mourning for him were past, Joseph spoke to the household of Pharaoh, saying, “If now I have found favor in your sight, please speak to Pharaoh, saying,
The one who touches the corpse of any person shall be unclean for seven days.
So the sons of Israel wept for Moses in the plains of Moab thirty days; then the days of weeping and mourning for Moses came to an end.
1 Samuel 31:13
They took their bones and
buried them under the tamarisk tree at Jabesh, and fasted seven days.
2 Samuel 1:17
chanted with this lament over Saul and Jonathan his son,
Then they sat down on the ground with him for seven days and seven nights with no one speaking a word to him, for they saw that his pain was very great.
Some devout men buried Stephen, and made loud lamentation over him.