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30 Bible Verses about Burying places

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Deuteronomy 34:6

And he buried him in the valley in the land of Moab opposite Beth Peor. But until this day no one knows his burial site.

John 19:41

Now [there] was a garden at the place where he was crucified, and in the garden a new tomb in which no one was yet buried.

2 Kings 21:26

They buried him in his tomb in the garden of Uzza, and Josiah his son became king in place of him.

1 Kings 13:31

It happened after he buried him that he said to his sons, "When I die, you shall bury me in the tomb where the man of God [is] buried; you shall lay my bones beside his bones.

Genesis 23:19

And thus afterward Abraham buried Sarah his wife in the cave of the field of Machpelah near Mamre; that [is] Hebron, in the land of Canaan

Ecclesiastes 8:10

Meanwhile, I saw the wicked being [honorably] buried, but those who came and went from the holy place were forgotten in the city, even though they had done so. This also [is] vanity!

2 Kings 9:28

Then his officers carried him to Jerusalem, and they buried him in his tomb with his ancestors in the city of David.

Ezekiel 39:11

" '"{And then} on that day I will give to Gog {a grave there} in Israel, The Valley of the Travelers, east of the sea, and it {will block} the travelers and Gog and all of his hordes they will bury there, and they will call [it] the Valley of {Hamon-Gog}.

Jeremiah 7:32

Therefore look, days [are] about to come," {declares} Yahweh, "and it will no longer be called Topheth or [the] Valley of Ben Hinnom, but the Valley of the Slaughter, and they will bury in Topheth {until there is no more place}.

Hosea 9:6

For look! [If] they flee from the destruction, Egypt will gather them; Memphis will bury them. Nettles will possess their precious things of silver; thorns [will be] in their tents.

Mark 14:8

She has done what she could; {she has anointed my body beforehand} for burial.

2 Samuel 3:32

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

Deuteronomy 21:23

his dead body shall not hang on the tree, but certainly you shall bury him on that day, for cursed by God [is] one that is [being] hung; so you shall not defile your land that Yahweh your God [is] giving to you [as an] inheritance."

Jeremiah 19:11

And you shall say to them, 'Thus says Yahweh of hosts: "So I will break this people and this city as one breaks the vessel of the potter, [so] that it is not able to be repaired again. And in Topheth they will bury {until there is no room to bury}.

Numbers 11:34

And he called the name of that place Kibroth Hattaavah because they buried the people that {were greedy}.

Genesis 23:6

"Hear us, my lord, you [are] a mighty prince in our midst. Bury your dead in the choicest of our burial sites. None of us {will withhold his burial site} from you [for] burying your dead."

Genesis 23:9

that he may sell to me the cave of Machpelah which {belongs to him}, which [is] at the end of his field. At full value let him sell [it] to me in your midst as {a burial site}."

Matthew 27:53

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

Matthew 27:33

And [when they] came to a place called Golgotha (which {means Place of a Skull}),

Joshua 24:30

They buried him in the territory of his inheritance, at Timnath-Serah, which [is] in the hill country of Ephraim, north of Mount Gaash.

Luke 23:33

And when they came to the place that is called "The Skull," there they crucified him, and the criminals, the one on [his] right and the other on [his] left.

John 19:17

and carrying for himself the cross, he went out to the [place] called The Place of a Skull (which is called Golgotha in Aramaic),

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Burial » Burying places » Closed with stones

Matthew 27:60

and placed it in his [own] new tomb that he had cut in the rock. And he rolled a large stone to the entrance of the tomb [and] went away.

Matthew 27:66

So they went with the guard of soldiers [and] made the tomb secure [by] sealing the stone.

John 11:38

Then Jesus, deeply moved within himself again, came to the tomb. Now it was a cave, and a stone was lying on 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 the stone had been taken away from the tomb.

Burial » Burying places » Family

Genesis 49:29

Then he instructed them and said to them, "I am [about to be] gathered to my people. Bury me among my ancestors in the cave that [is] in the field of Ephron the Hittite,

Genesis 47:30

but let me lie with my ancestors. Carry me out of Egypt and bury me in their burial site." And he said, "I will do according to your word."

Acts 7:16

And they were brought back to Shechem and buried in the tomb that Abraham had bought for a sum of silver from the sons of Hamor in Shechem.

Burial » Burying places » Tombs » In gardens

2 Kings 21:18

Then Manasseh slept with his ancestors and was buried in the garden of his palace, in the garden of Uzza. Amon his son became king in his place.

2 Kings 21:26

They buried him in his tomb in the garden of Uzza, and Josiah his son became king in place of him.

John 19:41

Now [there] was a garden at the place where he was crucified, and in the garden a new tomb in which no one was yet buried.

Burial » Burying places » Anyone who touched, were unclean

Isaiah 65:4

{who sit} in graves and spend the night in {secret places}, {who eat} the flesh of swine with a fragment of impurity [in] their vessels,

Numbers 19:16

Anyone {in the open field} who touches {one who has been slain}, or a corpse, or a bone of a person, or a burial site, he will be unclean for seven days.

Numbers 19:18

A clean person will take hyssop and dip [it] into the water and sprinkle [it] on the tent and on all the objects and persons who were there, and on one who touched the bone, or the one slain, or the dead, or the burial site.

Burial » Burying places » On hills

Joshua 24:33

And Eleazar son of Aaron died; and they buried him in Gibeah in the hill country of Ephraim, which had been given to his son Phinehas.

2 Kings 23:16

When Josiah turned and saw the tombs which [were] there on the hill, he sent and took the bones from the tombs and burned [them] on the altar. [Thus] he defiled them according to the word of Yahweh that the man of God had proclaimed who had proclaimed these things.

Burial » Burying places » A place of honor

2 Chronicles 21:20

He was thirty-two years old when he began to reign, and he reigned eight years in Jerusalem. And he departed with no [one's] regret. And they buried him in the city of David, but not in the burial sites of the kings.

2 Chronicles 24:16

And they buried him in the city of David with the kings, for he did good in Israel and with respect to God and his house.

2 Chronicles 24:25

And when they were going away from him (for they had left him with many wounds), his servants conspired against him on account of the blood of the sons of Jehoiada the priest. So they killed him on his bed and he died. And they buried him in the city of David, but they did not bury him at the burial sites of the kings.

Burial » Burying places » Of kings

2 Chronicles 32:33

And Hezekiah slept with his ancestors, and they buried him in the upper [part] of the burial sites of the descendants of David. And all Judah and the inhabitants of Jerusalem did him honor at his death. And Manasseh his son became king in his place.

Burial » Burying places » For poor and strangers

Jeremiah 26:23

And they brought out Uriah from Egypt and they brought him to King Jehoiakim, and he struck him down with the sword, and he threw his dead body into the burial sites of the sons of the people.

Matthew 27:7

And [after] taking counsel, they purchased {with} them the Potter's Field, for a burial place for strangers.

Burial » Burying places » Tombs » In houses

1 Samuel 25:1

Now Samuel died, and all Israel assembled and mourned for him. They buried him at his house at Ramah. Then David got up and went down to the wilderness of Paran.

1 Kings 2:34

So Benaiah son of Jehoiada went up, and he fell on him and killed him, and he was buried in his house in the wilderness.

Burial » Burying places » Painted and garnished

Matthew 23:27

"Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees--hypocrites!--because you are like whitewashed tombs which on the outside appear beautiful, but on the inside are full of the bones of the dead and of everything unclean!

Matthew 23:29

"Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees--hypocrites!--because you build the tombs of the prophets and decorate the graves of the righteous,

Burial » Burying places » Bought by abraham

Genesis 25:9

And Isaac and Ishmael his sons buried him in the cave of Machpelah, in the field of Ephron, son of Zohar the Hittite, that [was] east of Mamre,

Burial » Burying places » And inscriptions

2 Kings 23:17

Then he said, "What [is] this gravestone that I [am] seeing?" The men of the city said to him, "[This is the] tomb of the man of God who came from Judah and proclaimed these things which you have done against the altar of Bethel."

Burial » Burying places » With shelves

Isaiah 14:15

But you are brought down to Sheol, to [the] depths of [the] pit.

Burial » Burying places » Prepared by » Asa

2 Chronicles 16:14

And they buried him in his burial site, which had been cut out for him in the city of David. And they laid him on the bier which they had filled with all kinds of spices made [by] the perfumers as a fragment ointment. And they made a great fire in his honor.

Burial » Burying places » Tombs » King saul's

1 Samuel 31:13

Then they took their bones and buried [them] under the tamarisk in Jabesh, and they fasted [for] seven days.

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

Genesis 35:20

And Jacob erected a pillar at her burial site. That [is] the pillar of the burial site of Rachel unto this day.

Burial » Burying places » Prepared by » Joseph

Matthew 27:60

and placed it in his [own] new tomb that he had cut in the rock. And he rolled a large stone to the entrance of the tomb [and] went away.

Burial » Burying places » In valleys

Jeremiah 7:32

Therefore look, days [are] about to come," {declares} Yahweh, "and it will no longer be called Topheth or [the] Valley of Ben Hinnom, but the Valley of the Slaughter, and they will bury in Topheth {until there is no more place}.

Burial » Burying places » Sealed

Matthew 27:66

So they went with the guard of soldiers [and] made the tomb secure [by] sealing the stone.

Burial » Burying places » Refused to the dead

Revelation 11:9

And [those] from peoples and tribes and languages and nations will see their dead bodies three and a half days, and they will not allow their dead bodies to be placed in a tomb.

Burial » Burying places » Demoniacs lived in

Matthew 8:28

And [when] he came to the other side, to the region of the Gadarenes, two demon-possessed men coming from among the tombs met him, very violent, so that no one was able to pass by along that road.

Burial » Burying places » Prepared by » jacob

Genesis 50:5

'My father made me swear, saying, "Behold, I [am about] to die. In the tomb that I have hewed out for myself in the land of Canaan--there you must bury me." So then, please let me go up and let me bury my father; then I will return.'"

Burial » Burying places » Robbed

Jeremiah 8:1

"At that time," {declares} Yahweh, "they shall bring out the bones of the kings of Judah, and the bones of its officials, and the bones of the priests, and the bones of the prophets, and the bones of the inhabitants of Judah from their graves.

Burial » Burying places » Tombs » In caves

Genesis 23:9

that he may sell to me the cave of Machpelah which {belongs to him}, which [is] at the end of his field. At full value let him sell [it] to me in your midst as {a burial site}."

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

Genesis 35:8

And Deborah, the nurse of Rebekah, died. And she was buried below Bethel, under the oak. And its name was called Allon-Bacuth.

Burying places » Sepulchres

2 Chronicles 16:14

And they buried him in his burial site, which had been cut out for him in the city of David. And they laid him on the bier which they had filled with all kinds of spices made [by] the perfumers as a fragment ointment. And they made a great fire in his honor.

Deuteronomy 34:6

And he buried him in the valley in the land of Moab opposite Beth Peor. But until this day no one knows his burial site.

Matthew 27:60

and placed it in his [own] new tomb that he had cut in the rock. And he rolled a large stone to the entrance of the tomb [and] went away.

Genesis 23:6

"Hear us, my lord, you [are] a mighty prince in our midst. Bury your dead in the choicest of our burial sites. None of us {will withhold his burial site} from you [for] burying your dead."

2 Kings 9:28

Then his officers carried him to Jerusalem, and they buried him in his tomb with his ancestors in the city of David.

Burying places » Attachment to the burial places of the fathers

Genesis 49:29

Then he instructed them and said to them, "I am [about to be] gathered to my people. Bury me among my ancestors in the cave that [is] in the field of Ephron the Hittite,

Genesis 50:25

Then Joseph made the sons of Israel swear an oath, saying, "God will surely visit you, and you shall bring up my bones from here."

Nehemiah 2:3

I said to the king, "May the king live forever! Why should my face not be sad when the city of my ancestors' burial site is ruined and her gates are consumed by fire?"