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Theasaurus: Embalming

11 Bible Verses about embalming

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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 three score and ten days.

Genesis 50:26

So Joseph died, being a hundred and ten years old: and they embalmed him, and he was put in a coffin in Egypt.

John 19:39-40

And there came also Nicodemus, who at the first came to Jesus by night, and brought a mixture of myrrh and aloes, about a hundred pound weight. Then took they the body of Jesus, and wound it in linen cloths with the spices, as the manner of the Jews is to bury.

Matthew 27:59

And when Joseph had taken the body, he wrapped it in a clean linen cloth,

Mark 15:46

And he bought fine linen, and took him down, and wrapped him in the linen, and laid him in a sepulcher which was hewn out of a rock, and rolled a stone unto the door of the sepulcher.

Luke 23:53

And he took it down, and wrapped it in linen, and laid it in a sepulcher that was hewn in stone, in which never man before was laid.

Mark 16:1

And when the sabbath was past, Mary Magdalene, and Mary the mother of James, and Salome, had bought sweet spices, that they might come and anoint him.

Luke 24:1

Now upon the first day of the week, very early in the morning, they came unto the sepulcher, bringing the spices which they had prepared, and certain others came with them.

Genesis 23:1-4

And Sarah was a hundred and seven and twenty years old: these were the years of the life of Sarah. And Sarah died in Kiriatharba; the same is Hebron in the land of Canaan: and Abraham came to mourn for Sarah, and to weep for her. And Abraham stood up from before his dead, and spoke unto the sons of Heth, saying,read more.
I am a stranger and a sojourner with you: give me a possession of a burying place with you, that I may bury my dead out of my sight.

John 11:39

Jesus said, Take away the stone. Martha, the sister of him that was dead, said unto him, Lord, by this time he stinks: for he has been dead four days.

John 11:44

And he that was dead came forth, bound hand and foot with grave clothes: and his face was bound about with a cloth. Jesus said unto 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 sepulcher, which he had made for himself in the city of David, and laid him in the bed which was filled with sweet ointments and various kinds of spices prepared by the perfumer's art: and they made a very great fire in honor of him.

Genesis 50:26

So Joseph died, being a hundred and ten years old: and they embalmed him, and he was put in a coffin in Egypt.

John 19:40

Then took they the body of Jesus, and wound it in linen cloths with the spices, as the manner of the Jews is to bury.

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 sepulcher, which he had made for himself in the city of David, and laid him in the bed which was filled with sweet ointments and various kinds of spices prepared by the perfumer's art: and they made a very great fire in honor of him.

Genesis 50:26

So Joseph died, being a hundred and ten years old: and they embalmed him, and he was put in a coffin in Egypt.

John 19:40

Then took they the body of Jesus, and wound it in linen cloths with the spices, as the manner of the Jews is to bury.

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 they returned, and prepared spices and ointments; and rested the sabbath day according to the commandment.

2 Chronicles 16:14

And they buried him in his own sepulcher, which he had made for himself in the city of David, and laid him in the bed which was filled with sweet ointments and various kinds of spices prepared by the perfumer's art: and they made a very great fire in honor of him.

John 19:40

Then took they the body of Jesus, and wound it in linen cloths with the spices, as the manner of the Jews is to bury.

Embalming » Learned by the jews in egypt

Genesis 50:26

So Joseph died, being 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 when the sabbath was past, Mary Magdalene, and Mary the mother of James, and Salome, had bought sweet spices, that they might come and anoint him.

Mark 15:46

And he bought fine linen, and took him down, and wrapped him in the linen, and laid him in a sepulcher which was hewn out of a rock, and rolled a stone unto the door of the sepulcher.

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 burying place with you, that I may bury my dead out of my sight.

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 three score and ten days.

Embalming » Not always practised by the jews

John 11:39

Jesus said, Take away the stone. Martha, the sister of him that was dead, said unto him, Lord, by this time he stinks: for he has been dead four days.

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 three score and ten days.

Embalming » Of asa

2 Chronicles 16:14

And they buried him in his own sepulcher, which he had made for himself in the city of David, and laid him in the bed which was filled with sweet ointments and various kinds of spices prepared by the perfumer's art: and they made a very great fire in honor of him.

Embalming » Of joseph

Genesis 50:26

So Joseph died, being a hundred and ten years old: and they embalmed him, and he was put in a coffin in Egypt.