Burying places

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Deuteronomy 34:6

And He buried him in the valley of the land of Moab opposite Beth-peor, but no man knows where his tomb is to this day.

John 19:41

Now there was a garden in the place where He was crucified, and in the garden a new tomb, in which no one had ever [yet] been laid.

2 Kings 21:26

He was buried in his tomb in the garden of Uzza. Josiah his son succeeded him.

1 Kings 13:31

After he had buried him, he said to his sons, When I am dead, bury me in the grave in which the man of God is buried; lay my bones beside his bones.

Genesis 23:19

After this, Abraham buried Sarah his wife in the cave of the field of Machpelah to the east of Mamre, that is, Hebron, in the land of Canaan.

Ecclesiastes 8:10

And so I saw the wicked buried -- "those who had come and gone out of the holy place [but did not thereby escape their doom], and they are [praised and] forgotten in the city where they had done such things. This also is vanity (emptiness, falsity, vainglory, and futility)!

2 Kings 9:28

His servants took him in a chariot to Jerusalem, and buried him in his sepulcher with his fathers in the City of David.

Ezekiel 39:11

And in that day, I will give to Gog a place for burial there in Israel, the valley of those who pass through on the east side in front of the [Dead] Sea [the highway between Syria, Petra, and Egypt], and it will delay and stop those who pass through. And there shall they bury Gog and all his multitude, and they shall call it the Valley of Hamon-gog [multitude of Gog].

Jeremiah 7:32

Therefore, behold, the days are coming, says the Lord, when it shall no more be called Topheth or the Valley of Ben-hinnom [son of Hinnom], but the Valley of Slaughter, for [in bloody warfare] they will bury in Topheth till there is no more room and no place else to bury.

Colossians 2:12

[Thus you were circumcised when] you were buried with Him in [your] baptism, in which you were also raised with Him [ to a new life] through [your] faith in the working of God [ as displayed] when He raised Him up from the dead.

Hosea 9:6

For behold, they are gone away from devastation and destruction; Egypt shall gather them in; Memphis shall bury them. Their precious things of silver shall be in the possession of nettles; thorns shall be [growing] in their tents.

Acts 8:2

[A party of] devout men with others helped to carry out and bury Stephen and made great lamentation over him.

Mark 14:8

She has done what she could; she came beforehand to anoint My body for the burial.

Matthew 8:21

Another of the disciples said to Him, Lord, let me first go and bury [ care for till death] my father.

2 Samuel 3:32

They buried Abner in Hebron. And the king lifted up his voice and wept at the grave of Abner, and all the people wept.

Deuteronomy 21:23

His body shall not remain all night upon the tree, but you shall surely bury him on the same day, for a hanged man is accursed by God. Thus you shall not defile your land which the Lord your God gives you for an inheritance.

Jeremiah 19:11

And say to them, Thus said the Lord of hosts: Even so will I break this people and this city as one breaks a potter's vessel, so that it cannot be mended. Men will bury in Topheth because there will be no other place for burial and until there is no more room to bury.

Numbers 11:34

That place was called Kibroth-hattaavah [the graves of sensuous desire], because there they buried the people who lusted, whose physical appetite caused them to sin.

Genesis 23:6

Listen to us, my lord; you are a mighty prince among us. Bury your dead in any tomb or grave of ours that you choose; none of us will withhold from you his tomb or hinder you from burying your dead.

Ephesians 2:6

And He raised us up together with Him and made us sit down together [giving us joint seating with Him] in the heavenly sphere [by virtue of our being] in Christ Jesus (the Messiah, the Anointed One).

Genesis 23:9

That he may give me the cave of Machpelah, which he owns -- "it is at the end of his field. For the full price let him give it to me here in your presence as a burial place to which I may hold fast among you.

Matthew 27:53

And coming out of the tombs after His resurrection, they went into the holy city and appeared to many people.

Matthew 27:33

And when they came to a place called Golgotha [Latin: Calvary], which means The Place of a Skull,

Joshua 24:30

They buried him at the edge of his inheritance in Timnath-serah in the hill country of Ephraim, on the north side of the hill of Gaash.

Luke 23:33

And when they came to the place which is called The Skull [Latin: Calvary; Hebrew: Golgotha], there they crucified Him, and [along with] the criminals, one on the right and one on the left.

John 19:17

And they took Jesus and led [Him] away; so He went out, bearing His own cross, to the spot called The Place of the Skull -- "in Hebrew it is called Golgotha.

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Burial » Burying places » Closed with stones

Matthew 27:60

And laid it in his own fresh ( undefiled) tomb, which he had hewn in the rock; and he rolled a big boulder over the door of the tomb and went away.

Matthew 27:66

So they went off and made the tomb secure by sealing the boulder, a guard of soldiers being with them and remaining to watch.

John 11:38

Now Jesus, again sighing repeatedly and deeply disquieted, approached the tomb. It was a cave (a hole in the rock), and a boulder lay against [the entrance to close] it.

John 20:1

Now on the first day of the week, Mary Magdalene came to the tomb early, while it was still dark, and saw that the stone had been removed from (lifted out of the groove across the entrance of) the tomb.

Burial » Burying places » Family

Genesis 49:29

He charged them and said to them, I am to be gathered to my [departed] people; bury me with my fathers in the cave that is in the field of Ephron the Hittite,

Genesis 47:30

But let me lie with my fathers; you shall carry me out of Egypt and bury me in their burying place. And [Joseph] said, I will do as you have directed.

Acts 7:16

And their bodies [Jacob's and Joseph's] were taken back to Shechem and laid in the tomb which Abraham had purchased for a sum of [silver] money from the sons of Hamor in Shechem.

Burial » Burying places » Tombs » In gardens

2 Kings 21:18

Manasseh slept with his fathers and was buried in the garden of his own house, in the garden of Uzza. Amon his son reigned in his stead.

2 Kings 21:26

He was buried in his tomb in the garden of Uzza. Josiah his son succeeded him.

John 19:41

Now there was a garden in the place where He was crucified, and in the garden a new tomb, in which no one had ever [yet] been laid.

Burial » Burying places » Anyone who touched, were unclean

Isaiah 65:4

Who sit among the graves [trying to talk with the dead] and lodge among the secret places [or caves where familiar spirits were thought to dwell]; who eat swine's flesh, and the broth of abominable and loathsome things is in their vessels;

Numbers 19:16

And whoever in the open field touches one who is slain with a sword, or a dead body, or a bone of a dead man, or a grave, shall be unclean for seven days.

Numbers 19:18

And a clean person shall take hyssop and dip it in the water and sprinkle it upon the tent, and upon all the vessels, and upon the persons who were there, and upon him who touched the bone, or the slain, or the naturally dead, or the grave.

Burial » Burying places » On hills

Joshua 24:33

And Eleazar son of Aaron died; and they buried him at Gibeah [on the hill] of Phinehas his son, which was given him in the hill country of Ephraim.

2 Kings 23:16

And as Josiah turned, he saw the tombs across on the mount, and he sent and brought the bones out of the tombs and burned them upon the altar and defiled it, in fulfillment of the word of the Lord which the man of God prophesied, who predicted these things [about this altar, naming Josiah before he was born].

Burial » Burying places » A place of honor

2 Chronicles 21:20

Thirty-two years old was Jehoram when he began to reign, and he reigned in Jerusalem eight years, and departed without being wanted. Yet they buried him in the City of David, but not in the tombs of the kings.

2 Chronicles 24:16

They buried him in the City of David among the kings, because he had done good in Israel and toward God and His house.

2 Chronicles 24:25

And when they had departed from Joash, leaving him very ill, his own servants conspired against him for the blood of the sons of Jehoiada the priest, and they slew him on his bed. So he died and they buried him in the City of David, but not in the tombs of the kings.

Burial » Burying places » Of kings

2 Chronicles 32:33

And Hezekiah slept with his fathers and was buried in the ascent of the tombs of the descendants of David; and all Judah and the inhabitants of Jerusalem did him honor at his death. Manasseh his son reigned in his stead.

Burial » Burying places » For poor and strangers

Jeremiah 26:23

And they fetched Uriah from Egypt and brought him to Jehoiakim the king, who slew him [God's spokesman] with the sword and cast his dead body among the graves of the common people.

Matthew 27:7

So after consultation they bought with them [the pieces of silver] the potter's field [as a place] in which to bury strangers.

Burial » Burying places » Tombs » In houses

1 Samuel 25:1

Now Samuel died, and all the Israelites assembled and mourned for him, and buried him at his house in Ramah. David arose and went to the Wilderness of Paran.

1 Kings 2:34

So Benaiah son of Jehoiada went up and struck and killed Joab, and he was buried at his own house in the wilderness.

Burial » Burying places » Painted and garnished

Matthew 23:27

Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, pretenders (hypocrites)! For you are like tombs that have been whitewashed, which look beautiful on the outside but inside are full of dead men's bones and everything impure.

Matthew 23:29

Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, pretenders (hypocrites)! For you build tombs for the prophets and decorate the monuments of the righteous,

Burial » Burying places » Bought by abraham

Genesis 25:9

And his sons Isaac and Ishmael buried him in the cave of Machpelah, in the field of Ephron the son of Zohar the Hittite, which is east of Mamre,

Burial » Burying places » And inscriptions

2 Kings 23:17

Josiah said, What is that monument I see? The men of the city told him, It is the tomb of the man of God who came from Judah and foretold these things that you have just done against the altar of Bethel.

Burial » Burying places » With shelves

Isaiah 14:15

Yet you shall be brought down to Sheol (Hades), to the innermost recesses of the pit (the region of the dead).

Burial » Burying places » Prepared by » Asa

2 Chronicles 16:14

And they buried him in his own tomb which he had hewn out for himself in the City of David, and they laid him on a bier which was filled with sweet odors and various kinds [of spices] prepared by the perfumers' art; and they made a very great burning [of spices] in his honor.

Burial » Burying places » Tombs » King saul's

1 Samuel 31:13

And they took their bones and buried them under a tree at Jabesh, and fasted seven days.

Burial » Burying places » Marked with pillars, rachel's

Genesis 35:20

And Jacob set a pillar (monument) on her grave; that is the pillar of Rachel's grave to this day.

Burial » Burying places » Prepared by » Joseph

Matthew 27:60

And laid it in his own fresh ( undefiled) tomb, which he had hewn in the rock; and he rolled a big boulder over the door of the tomb and went away.

Burial » Burying places » In valleys

Jeremiah 7:32

Therefore, behold, the days are coming, says the Lord, when it shall no more be called Topheth or the Valley of Ben-hinnom [son of Hinnom], but the Valley of Slaughter, for [in bloody warfare] they will bury in Topheth till there is no more room and no place else to bury.

Burial » Burying places » Sealed

Matthew 27:66

So they went off and made the tomb secure by sealing the boulder, a guard of soldiers being with them and remaining to watch.

Burial » Burying places » Refused to the dead

Revelation 11:9

For three and a half days men from the races and tribes and languages and nations will gaze at their dead bodies and will not allow them to be put in a tomb.

Burial » Burying places » Demoniacs lived in

Matthew 8:28

And when He arrived at the other side in the country of the Gadarenes, two men under the control of demons went to meet Him, coming out of the tombs, so fierce and savage that no one was able to pass that way.

Burial » Burying places » Prepared by » jacob

Genesis 50:5

My father made me swear, saying, I am about to die; in my tomb which I hewed out for myself in the land of Canaan, there you shall bury me. So now let me go up, I pray you, and bury my father, and I will come again.

Burial » Burying places » Robbed

Jeremiah 8:1

At that time, says the Lord, [the Babylonian army will break open the sepulchers, and] they shall bring out the bones of the kings of Judah, the bones of its princes, the bones of the priests, the bones of the prophets, and the bones of the inhabitants of Jerusalem from their graves.

Burial » Burying places » Tombs » In caves

Genesis 23:9

That he may give me the cave of Machpelah, which he owns -- "it is at the end of his field. For the full price let him give it to me here in your presence as a burial place to which I may hold fast among you.

Burial » Burying places » Tombs » Under trees, deborah's

Genesis 35:8

But Deborah, Rebekah's nurse, died and was buried below Bethel under an oak; and the name of it was called Allon-bacuth [oak of weeping].

Burying places » Sepulchres

2 Chronicles 16:14

And they buried him in his own tomb which he had hewn out for himself in the City of David, and they laid him on a bier which was filled with sweet odors and various kinds [of spices] prepared by the perfumers' art; and they made a very great burning [of spices] in his honor.

Deuteronomy 34:6

And He buried him in the valley of the land of Moab opposite Beth-peor, but no man knows where his tomb is to this day.

Matthew 27:60

And laid it in his own fresh ( undefiled) tomb, which he had hewn in the rock; and he rolled a big boulder over the door of the tomb and went away.

Genesis 23:6

Listen to us, my lord; you are a mighty prince among us. Bury your dead in any tomb or grave of ours that you choose; none of us will withhold from you his tomb or hinder you from burying your dead.

2 Kings 9:28

His servants took him in a chariot to Jerusalem, and buried him in his sepulcher with his fathers in the City of David.

Burying places » Attachment to the burial places of the fathers

Genesis 49:29

He charged them and said to them, I am to be gathered to my [departed] people; bury me with my fathers in the cave that is in the field of Ephron the Hittite,

Genesis 50:25

And Joseph took an oath from the sons of Israel, saying, God will surely visit you, and you will carry up my bones from here.

Nehemiah 2:3

And said to the king, Let the king live forever! Why should I not be sad faced when the city, the place of my fathers' sepulchers, lies waste, and its [fortified] gates are consumed by fire?