Then said Jesus, Let her alone: against the day of my burial has she kept this.
For in that she has poured this ointment on my body, she did it for my burial.
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.
And Joseph commanded his servants the physicians to embalm his father: and the physicians embalmed Israel.
So Joseph died, being a hundred and ten years old: and they embalmed him, and he was put in a coffin in Egypt.
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.
And he stooping down, and looking in, saw the linen cloths lying there; yet went he not in. Then came Simon Peter following him, and went into the sepulcher, and saw the linen cloths lying, And the cloth, that was about his head, not lying with the linen clothes, but wrapped together in a place by itself.
She has done what she could: she has come beforehand to anoint my body for burying.
I will go down with you into Egypt; and I will also surely bring you up again: and Joseph shall put his hand upon your eyes.
My breath is corrupt, my days are extinct, the grave is ready for me.
2 Samuel 3:31
And David said to Joab, and to all the people that were with him, Tear your clothes, and gird you with sackcloth, and mourn before Abner. And king David himself followed the coffin.
And he came and touched the coffin: and they that bore him stood still. And he said, Young man, I say unto you, Arise.
And a man's uncle shall take him up, and he that burns him, to bring out the bones out of the house, and shall say unto him that is by the sides of the house, Is there yet any with you? and he shall say, No. Then shall he say, Hold your tongue: for we may not make mention of the name of the LORD.
For Tophet was ordained of old; yea, for the king it is prepared; he has made it deep and large: its pyre is fire with much wood; the breath of the LORD, like a stream of brimstone, does kindle it.