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Theasaurus: Embalming

11 Bible Verses about embalming

Most Relevant Verses

Genesis 50:2-3

And Joseph commanded his servants the physicians to embalm his father. And the physicians embalmed Israel. And forty days were fulfilled for him; for so are fulfilled the days of those who are embalmed. And the Egyptians mourned for him seventy days.

Genesis 50:26

And Joseph died, a hundred and ten years old; and they embalmed him; and he was put in a coffin in Egypt.

John 19:39-40

And Nicodemus also, who at first came to Jesus by night, came, bringing a mixture of myrrh and aloes, about a hundred pounds weight. They took therefore the body of Jesus and bound it up in linen with the spices, as it is the custom with the Jews to prepare for burial.

Matthew 27:59

And Joseph having got the body, wrapped it in a clean linen cloth,

Mark 15:46

And having bought fine linen, and having taken him down, he swathed him in the fine linen, and laid him in a sepulchre which was cut out of rock, and rolled a stone to the door of the sepulchre.

Luke 23:53

and having taken it down, wrapped it in fine linen and placed him in a tomb hewn in the rock, where no one had ever been laid.

Mark 16:1

And the sabbath being now past, Mary of Magdala, and Mary the mother of James, and Salome, bought aromatic spices that they might come and embalm him.

Luke 24:1

But on the morrow of the sabbath, very early indeed in the morning, they came to the tomb, bringing the aromatic spices which they had prepared.

Genesis 23:1-4

And the life of Sarah was a hundred and twenty-seven years: these were the years of the life of Sarah. And Sarah died in Kirjath-Arba: that is Hebron, in the land of Canaan. And Abraham came to mourn for Sarah, and to weep for her. And Abraham rose up from before his dead, and spoke to the sons of Heth, saying,read more.
I am a stranger and a sojourner with you; give me a possession of a sepulchre with you, that I may bury my dead from before me.

John 11:39

Jesus says, Take away the stone. Martha, the sister of the dead, says to him, Lord, he stinks already, for he is four days there.

John 11:44

And the dead came forth, bound feet and hands with graveclothes, and his face was bound round with a handkerchief. Jesus says to them, Loose him and let him go.

From Thematic Bible


The Dead » Preparation of, for burial » Embalming

2 Chronicles 16:14

And they buried him in his own sepulchre, which he had excavated for himself in the city of David, and laid him in a bed filled with spices, a mixture of divers kinds prepared by the perfumer's art; and they made a very great burning for him.

Genesis 50:26

And Joseph died, a hundred and ten years old; and they embalmed him; and he was put in a coffin in Egypt.

John 19:40

They took therefore the body of Jesus and bound it up in linen with the spices, as it is the custom with the Jews to prepare for burial.

Genesis 50:2

And Joseph commanded his servants the physicians to embalm his father. And the physicians embalmed Israel.

The Dead » Embalming

2 Chronicles 16:14

And they buried him in his own sepulchre, which he had excavated for himself in the city of David, and laid him in a bed filled with spices, a mixture of divers kinds prepared by the perfumer's art; and they made a very great burning for him.

Genesis 50:26

And Joseph died, a hundred and ten years old; and they embalmed him; and he was put in a coffin in Egypt.

John 19:40

They took therefore the body of Jesus and bound it up in linen with the spices, as it is the custom with the Jews to prepare for burial.

Genesis 50:2

And Joseph commanded his servants the physicians to embalm his father. And the physicians embalmed Israel.

Embalming » How performed by the jews

Luke 23:56

And having returned they prepared aromatic spices and ointments, and remained quiet on the sabbath, according to the commandment.

2 Chronicles 16:14

And they buried him in his own sepulchre, which he had excavated for himself in the city of David, and laid him in a bed filled with spices, a mixture of divers kinds prepared by the perfumer's art; and they made a very great burning for him.

John 19:40

They took therefore the body of Jesus and bound it up in linen with the spices, as it is the custom with the Jews to prepare for burial.

Embalming » Learned by the jews in egypt

Genesis 50:26

And Joseph died, a hundred and ten years old; and they embalmed him; and he was put in a coffin in Egypt.

Genesis 50:2

And Joseph commanded his servants the physicians to embalm his father. And the physicians embalmed Israel.

Embalming » Of jesus

Mark 16:1

And the sabbath being now past, Mary of Magdala, and Mary the mother of James, and Salome, bought aromatic spices that they might come and embalm him.

Mark 15:46

And having bought fine linen, and having taken him down, he swathed him in the fine linen, and laid him in a sepulchre which was cut out of rock, and rolled a stone to the door of the sepulchre.

Embalming » An attempt to defeat God's purpose

Embalming » Unknown to early patriarchs

Genesis 23:4

I am a stranger and a sojourner with you; give me a possession of a sepulchre with you, that I may bury my dead from before me.

Embalming » Time required for

Genesis 50:3

And forty days were fulfilled for him; for so are fulfilled the days of those who are embalmed. And the Egyptians mourned for him seventy days.

Embalming » Not always practised by the jews

John 11:39

Jesus says, Take away the stone. Martha, the sister of the dead, says to him, Lord, he stinks already, for he is four days there.

Embalming » Of jacob

Genesis 50:2-3

And Joseph commanded his servants the physicians to embalm his father. And the physicians embalmed Israel. And forty days were fulfilled for him; for so are fulfilled the days of those who are embalmed. And the Egyptians mourned for him seventy days.

Embalming » Of asa

2 Chronicles 16:14

And they buried him in his own sepulchre, which he had excavated for himself in the city of David, and laid him in a bed filled with spices, a mixture of divers kinds prepared by the perfumer's art; and they made a very great burning for him.

Embalming » Of joseph

Genesis 50:26

And Joseph died, a hundred and ten years old; and they embalmed him; and he was put in a coffin in Egypt.