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8 Bible Verses about Inadequate Burials

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Jeremiah 20:17

Because he did not slay me in the womb, so that my mother might have been my grave, and her womb always great.

Leviticus 26:30

And I will destroy your high places [devoted to idolatrous worship], and cut down your sun-images, and throw your dead bodies upon the [wrecked] bodies of your idols, and My soul shall abhor you [with deep and unutterable loathing].

1 Kings 13:22

But have come back and have eaten bread and drunk water in the place of which the Lord said to you, Eat no bread and drink no water -- "your corpse shall not come to the tomb of your fathers.

Jeremiah 22:19

[No] he shall be buried with the burial of a donkey -- "dragged out and cast forth beyond the gates of Jerusalem.

Jeremiah 26:23

And they fetched Uriah from Egypt and brought him to Jehoiakim the king, who slew him [God's spokesman] with the sword and cast his dead body among the graves of the common people.

Jeremiah 7:32

Therefore, behold, the days are coming, says the Lord, when it shall no more be called Topheth or the Valley of Ben-hinnom [son of Hinnom], but the Valley of Slaughter, for [in bloody warfare] they will bury in Topheth till there is no more room and no place else to bury.

Jeremiah 19:11

And say to them, Thus said the Lord of hosts: Even so will I break this people and this city as one breaks a potter's vessel, so that it cannot be mended. Men will bury in Topheth because there will be no other place for burial and until there is no more room to bury.

Exodus 2:12

He looked this way and that way, and when he saw no one, he killed the Egyptian and hid him in the sand.

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