Then Jesus said, "Leave her alone so she can observe the day of my burial,
When she poured this perfume on my body, she was preparing me for burial.
It took 40 days to complete the process, the normal period required for embalming. Meanwhile, the Egyptians mourned for him for 70 days.
After this, he issued orders to his physician servants to embalm his father. So they embalmed Israel.
Some time later, Joseph died at the age of 110 years, and he was embalmed and placed in a coffin in Egypt.
They took the body of Jesus and wrapped it in linen cloths along with spices, according to the burial custom of the Jews.
Bending over to look inside, he noticed the linen cloths lying there, but didn't go in. At this point Simon Peter arrived, following him, and went straight into the tomb. He observed that the linen cloths were lying there, and that the handkerchief that had been on Jesus' head was not lying with the linen cloths but was rolled up in a separate place.
She has done what she could. She poured perfume on my body in preparation for my burial.
I'm going down with you to Egypt, and I'm certainly going to bring you back again. And Joseph himself will be with you when you die."
"My spirit is crushed, my days are over; it's the grave for me!
2 Samuel 3:31
David ordered Joab and all the people who were with him, "Tear your clothes, put on sackcloth, and mourn for Abner." King David walked behind the funeral procession,
Then he went up and touched the bier, and the men who were carrying it stopped. He said, "Young man, I say to you, get up!"
One's relative will pick up the corpse to carry them from the house for burning, saying to whomever remains inside the house, "Is there anyone still with you?' And he will say, "No.' He will respond, "Be quiet, because we do not mention the name "LORD".'
For the Fire Pit has long been prepared; truly it is for the king; it will indeed be made ready. And its pyre will be deep and wide, with abundant fire and wood. Like a stream of burning sulfur, the breath of the LORD will set it ablaze.