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Theasaurus: Embalming

11 Bible Verses about embalming

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Genesis 50:2-3

Joseph commanded his servants, the physicians, to embalm his father; and the physicians embalmed Israel. Forty days were fulfilled for him, for that is how many the days it takes to embalm. The Egyptians wept for him for seventy days.

Genesis 50:26

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

John 19:39-40

Nicodemus, who at first came to Jesus by night, also came bringing a mixture of myrrh and aloes, about a hundred Roman pounds. So they took Jesus' body, and bound it in linen cloths with the spices, as the custom of the Jews is to bury.

Matthew 27:59

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

Mark 15:46

He bought a linen cloth, and taking him down, wound him in the linen cloth, and laid him in a tomb which had been cut out of a rock. He rolled a stone against the door of the tomb.

Luke 23:53

He took it down, and wrapped it in a linen cloth, and laid him in a tomb that was cut in stone, where no one had ever been laid.

Mark 16:1

When the Sabbath was past, Mary Magdalene, and Mary the mother of James, and Salome, bought spices, that they might come and anoint him.

Luke 24:1

But on the first day of the week, at early dawn, they and some others came to the tomb, bringing the spices which they had prepared.

Genesis 23:1-4

Sarah lived one hundred twenty-seven years. This was the length of Sarah's life. Sarah died in Kiriath Arba (the same is Hebron), in the land of Canaan. Abraham came to mourn for Sarah, and to weep for her. Abraham rose up from before his dead, and spoke to the children of Heth, saying,read more.
"I am a stranger and a foreigner living 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 who was dead, said to him, "Lord, by this time there is a stench, for he has been dead four days."

John 11:44

He who was dead came out, bound hand and foot with wrappings, and his face was wrapped around with a cloth. Jesus said to them, "Free him, and let him go."

From Thematic Bible


The Dead » Preparation of, for burial » Embalming

2 Chronicles 16:14

They buried him in his own tombs, which he had dug out for himself in the city of David, and laid him in the bed which was filled with sweet odors and various kinds [of spices] prepared by the perfumers' art: and they made a very great burning for him.

Genesis 50:26

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

John 19:40

So they took Jesus' body, and bound it in linen cloths with the spices, as the custom of the Jews is to bury.

Genesis 50:2

Joseph commanded his servants, the physicians, to embalm his father; and the physicians embalmed Israel.

The Dead » Embalming

2 Chronicles 16:14

They buried him in his own tombs, which he had dug out for himself in the city of David, and laid him in the bed which was filled with sweet odors and various kinds [of spices] prepared by the perfumers' art: and they made a very great burning for him.

Genesis 50:26

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

John 19:40

So they took Jesus' body, and bound it in linen cloths with the spices, as the custom of the Jews is to bury.

Genesis 50:2

Joseph commanded his servants, the physicians, to embalm his father; and the physicians embalmed Israel.

Embalming » How performed by the jews

Luke 23:56

They returned, and prepared spices and ointments. On the Sabbath they rested according to the commandment.

2 Chronicles 16:14

They buried him in his own tombs, which he had dug out for himself in the city of David, and laid him in the bed which was filled with sweet odors and various kinds [of spices] prepared by the perfumers' art: and they made a very great burning for him.

John 19:40

So they took Jesus' body, and bound it in linen cloths with the spices, as the custom of the Jews is to bury.

Embalming » Learned by the jews in egypt

Genesis 50:26

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

Genesis 50:2

Joseph commanded his servants, the physicians, to embalm his father; and the physicians embalmed Israel.

Embalming » Of jesus

Mark 16:1

When the Sabbath was past, Mary Magdalene, and Mary the mother of James, and Salome, bought spices, that they might come and anoint him.

Mark 15:46

He bought a linen cloth, and taking him down, wound him in the linen cloth, and laid him in a tomb which had been cut out of a rock. He 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 a stranger and a foreigner living 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

Forty days were fulfilled for him, for that is how many the days it takes to embalm. The Egyptians wept for him for seventy days.

Embalming » Not always practised by the jews

John 11:39

Jesus said, "Take away the stone." Martha, the sister of him who was dead, said to him, "Lord, by this time there is a stench, for he has been dead four days."

Embalming » Of jacob

Genesis 50:2-3

Joseph commanded his servants, the physicians, to embalm his father; and the physicians embalmed Israel. Forty days were fulfilled for him, for that is how many the days it takes to embalm. The Egyptians wept for him for seventy days.

Embalming » Of asa

2 Chronicles 16:14

They buried him in his own tombs, which he had dug out for himself in the city of David, and laid him in the bed which was filled with sweet odors and various kinds [of spices] prepared by the perfumers' art: and they made a very great burning for him.

Embalming » Of joseph

Genesis 50:26

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