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Theasaurus: Embalming

11 Bible Verses about embalming

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Genesis 50:2-3

After this, he issued orders to his physician servants to embalm his father. So they embalmed Israel. It took 40 days to complete the process, the normal period required for embalming. Meanwhile, the Egyptians mourned for him for 70 days.

Genesis 50:26

Some time later, Joseph died at the age of 110 years, and he was embalmed and placed in a coffin in Egypt.

John 19:39-40

Nicodemus, the man who had first come to Jesus at night, also arrived, bringing a mixture of myrrh and aloes weighing about 100 litra. They took the body of Jesus and wrapped it in linen cloths along with spices, according to the burial custom of the Jews.

Matthew 27:59

So Joseph took the body and wrapped it in a clean linen cloth.

Mark 15:46

Joseph bought some linen cloth, took the body down, wrapped it in the cloth, laid it in a tomb that had been cut out of the rock, and rolled a stone against the door of the tomb.

Luke 23:53

Then he took it down, wrapped it in a linen cloth, and laid it in a tomb cut in the rock, in which no one had yet been laid.

Mark 16:1

When the Sabbath was over, Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James, and Salome bought spices to go and anoint Jesus.

Luke 24:1

But at early dawn on the first day of the week, they went to the tomb, taking the spices they had prepared.

Genesis 23:1-4

Sarah lived for 127 years. That's how long Sarah's life was. She died in Kiriath-arba (that is, in Hebron) in the land of Canaan. Abraham went in to mourn for Sarah and to weep for her. Then Abraham stood up from beside his dead wife and addressed the Hittites. He said, read more.
"I am an alien and an outsider among you. Give me a cemetery among you where I can bury my dead away from my presence."

John 11:39

Jesus said, "Remove the stone." Martha, the dead man's sister, told him, "Lord, there must be a stench by now, because he's been dead for four days."

John 11:44

The man who had died came out, his hands and feet tied with strips of cloth, and his face wrapped in a handkerchief. Jesus told them, "Untie him, and let him go."

From Thematic Bible


The Dead » Preparation of, for burial » Embalming

2 Chronicles 16:14

and he was buried in his own tomb that he had prepared for himself in the City of David. He was laid out on a bier that had been filled with various spices prepared by morticians, and the mourners built a massive bonfire to honor his memory.

Genesis 50:26

Some time later, Joseph died at the age of 110 years, and he was embalmed and placed in a coffin in Egypt.

John 19:40

They took the body of Jesus and wrapped it in linen cloths along with spices, according to the burial custom of the Jews.

Genesis 50:2

After this, he issued orders to his physician servants to embalm his father. So they embalmed Israel.

The Dead » Embalming

2 Chronicles 16:14

and he was buried in his own tomb that he had prepared for himself in the City of David. He was laid out on a bier that had been filled with various spices prepared by morticians, and the mourners built a massive bonfire to honor his memory.

Genesis 50:26

Some time later, Joseph died at the age of 110 years, and he was embalmed and placed in a coffin in Egypt.

John 19:40

They took the body of Jesus and wrapped it in linen cloths along with spices, according to the burial custom of the Jews.

Genesis 50:2

After this, he issued orders to his physician servants to embalm his father. So they embalmed Israel.

Embalming » How performed by the jews

Luke 23:56

Then they went back and prepared spices and perfumes, and on the Sabbath they rested according to the commandment.

2 Chronicles 16:14

and he was buried in his own tomb that he had prepared for himself in the City of David. He was laid out on a bier that had been filled with various spices prepared by morticians, and the mourners built a massive bonfire to honor his memory.

John 19:40

They took the body of Jesus and wrapped it in linen cloths along with spices, according to the burial custom of the Jews.

Embalming » Learned by the jews in egypt

Genesis 50:26

Some time later, Joseph died at the age of 110 years, and he was embalmed and placed in a coffin in Egypt.

Genesis 50:2

After this, he issued orders to his physician servants to embalm his father. So they embalmed Israel.

Embalming » Of jesus

Mark 16:1

When the Sabbath was over, Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James, and Salome bought spices to go and anoint Jesus.

Mark 15:46

Joseph bought some linen cloth, took the body down, wrapped it in the cloth, laid it in a tomb that had been cut out of the rock, and rolled a stone against the door of the tomb.

Embalming » An attempt to defeat God's purpose

Embalming » Unknown to early patriarchs

Genesis 23:4

"I am an alien and an outsider among you. Give me a cemetery among you where I can bury my dead away from my presence."

Embalming » Time required for

Genesis 50:3

It took 40 days to complete the process, the normal period required for embalming. Meanwhile, the Egyptians mourned for him for 70 days.

Embalming » Not always practised by the jews

John 11:39

Jesus said, "Remove the stone." Martha, the dead man's sister, told him, "Lord, there must be a stench by now, because he's been dead for four days."

Embalming » Of jacob

Genesis 50:2-3

After this, he issued orders to his physician servants to embalm his father. So they embalmed Israel. It took 40 days to complete the process, the normal period required for embalming. Meanwhile, the Egyptians mourned for him for 70 days.

Embalming » Of asa

2 Chronicles 16:14

and he was buried in his own tomb that he had prepared for himself in the City of David. He was laid out on a bier that had been filled with various spices prepared by morticians, and the mourners built a massive bonfire to honor his memory.

Embalming » Of joseph

Genesis 50:26

Some time later, Joseph died at the age of 110 years, and he was embalmed and placed in a coffin in Egypt.

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