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Acts 9:37

And it came to pass in those days that she was sick and died, whom when they had washed, they laid her in an upper chamber.

Matthew 26:12

For in that she has poured this ointment on my body, she did it to prepare for my burial.

Genesis 50:2

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

2 Chronicles 16:14

And they buried him in his own sepulchres, which he had made for himself in the city of David, and laid him in the bed which was filled with sweet odours and aromas prepared by the apothecaries' art; and they made a very great burning for him.

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Are The Dead Raised?

Job 14:14

If a man dies, shall he live again? All the days of my appointed time I will wait until my transformation comes.

State Of The Dead

Job 26:5

Dead things are formed under the waters and of its dwelling places.

The Dead Are Raised

Hebrews 11:19

accounting that God was able to raise him up, even from the dead; from whence he also received him in a figure.

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John 11:44

Then he that had been dead came forth, bound hand and foot with graveclothes, and his face was bound about with a napkin. Jesus said unto them, Loose him, and let him go.

Mark 15:46

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

Matthew 27:59

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

John 19:40

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

John 20:7

and the napkin, that had been placed over his head, not lying with the linen clothes, but wrapped together in a place by itself.

Acts 5:6

And the young men arose, wound him up, and carried him out and buried him.

Genesis 49:29-30

And he charged them and said unto them, I am to be gathered unto my people; bury me with my fathers in the cave that is in the field of Ephron, the Hittite, in the cave that is in the field of Machpelah, which is before Mamre, in the land of Canaan, which Abraham bought with the field of Ephron, the Hittite for a possession of a buryingplace.

Joshua 24:30

And they buried him within the border of his inheritance in Timnathserah, which is in Mount Ephraim, on the north side of the Mountain of Gaash.

Ruth 1:17

Where thou diest, I will die, and there will I be buried; let the LORD do so unto me and let him give unto me that only death shall part thee and me.

1 Kings 11:15

For it came to pass, when David was in Edom, and Joab, the captain of the host, had gone up to bury the slain, after he had smitten every male in Edom

Joshua 7:25

And Joshua said, Why hast thou troubled us? The LORD shall trouble thee this day. And all Israel stoned him with stones and burned them with fire after they had stoned them with stones.

1 Samuel 31:12

all the valiant men arose and went all night and took the body of Saul and the bodies of his sons from the wall of Bethshan and came to Jabesh and burnt them there.

Amos 6:10

And their uncle shall take each one and burn them 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 thee? and he shall say, No. Then he shall say, Hold thy tongue, for we may not make mention of the name of the LORD.

Psalm 79:2

The dead bodies of thy slaves they have given to be food unto the fowls of the heavens, the flesh of thy saints unto the beasts of the earth.

Isaiah 14:19

But thou art cast out of thy grave like an abominable branch, and as the raiment of those that are slain, thrust through with a sword, that went down to the bottom of the pit, as a carcase trodden under feet.

Jeremiah 7:33

And the carcasses of this people shall be food for the fowls of the heaven and for the beasts of the earth; and there shall be no one to chase them away.

Jeremiah 16:6

Both the great and the small shall die in this land: they shall not be buried, neither shall men lament for them, nor cut themselves, nor make themselves bald for them:

Leviticus 21:11

neither shall he go in to any dead body, nor defile himself for his father or for his mother;

Numbers 6:6

All the days that they separate themselves unto the LORD they shall come in unto no dead body.

Ezekiel 31:16

I made the Gentiles to shake at the sound of his fall, when I cast him down to Sheol with those that descend into the pit: and all the choice trees of Eden, and the best of Lebanon, all that drink waters, shall be comforted in the lower parts of the earth.

2 Kings 21:26

And he was buried in his sepulchre in the garden of Uzza, and Josiah, his son, reigned in his stead.

Psalm 88:3-5

for my soul is full of troubles, and my life draws near unto Sheol. I am counted with those that go down into the pit; I am as a man that has no strength: Freed among the dead, like the slain that lie in the grave, whom thou dost remember no more; and they are cut off from thy hand.

Psalm 116:3

The sorrows of death compassed me and the pains of Sheol found me; I encountered trouble and sorrow.

Isaiah 14:9-10

Sheol from beneath is aghast at thee; it stirs up the dead to meet thee at thy coming; it has raised up from their thrones all the princes of the earth, all the kings of the Gentiles. They all shall shout and say unto thee, Art thou also become sick as we? Art thou become like unto us?

Acts 2:31

he, seeing this before, spoke of the resurrection of the Christ, that his soul was not left in Hades, neither did his flesh see corruption.

Psalm 49:13-14

This their way is their folly; yet their posterity approve their sayings. Selah. Like sheep they are laid in Sheol; death shall feed on them, and the upright shall have dominion over them in the morning, and their beauty shall be consumed in the grave from their dwelling.

Psalm 31:17

Let me not be ashamed, O LORD, for I have called upon thee; let the wicked be ashamed, and let them be cut off for Sheol.

Nahum 1:14

And the LORD shall give a commandment concerning thee that no one else of thy name ever be sown; out of the house of thy god I will cut off the graven image and the molten image; I will make it thy grave because thou wert vile.

Matthew 11:23

And thou, Capernaum, which art exalted unto heaven, shalt be brought down to Hades, for if the mighty works which have been done in thee had been done in those of Sodom, it would have remained until this day.

Luke 10:15

And thou, Capernaum, which art exalted unto the heavens, shalt be thrust down to Hades.

Revelation 20:13-14

And the sea gave up the dead which were in it; and death and Hades delivered up the dead which were in them; and the judgment of each one was according to their works. And Hades and death were cast into the lake of fire. This is the second death.

Psalm 139:8

If I ascend to the heavens, thou art there: if I make my bed in Sheol, behold, thou art there.

Psalm 30:3

O LORD, thou hast brought up my soul from Sheol; thou gavest me life from my descent into the grave.

Psalm 86:13

For great is thy mercy upon me, and thou hast delivered my soul from the lowest part of Sheol.

Psalm 107:20

He sent his word and healed them and delivered them from their graves.

Hosea 13:14

I will ransom them from the power of Sheol; I will redeem them from death; O death, I will be thy end; O Sheol, I will be thy destruction. Repentance shall be hid from my eyes.

Jonah 2:2

and said, I cried by reason of my tribulation unto the LORD, and he heard me; out of the belly of Sheol I cried, and thou didst hear my voice.

Acts 2:27

because thou wilt not leave my soul in Hades, neither wilt thou suffer thine Holy One to see corruption.

Ezekiel 18:20

The soul that sins, it shall die. The son shall not bear the iniquity of the father, neither shall the father bear the iniquity of the son; the righteousness of the righteous shall be upon him who is righteous, and the wickedness of the wicked shall be upon him who is wicked.

Romans 1:32

Who having understood the righteousness of God, they did not understand that those who do such things are worthy of death, not only those that do the same, but even those who encourage those that do them.

1 John 5:16-17

If any man see his brother sin a sin which is not unto death, he shall ask God, and he shall give him life that is, unto those that do not sin unto death. There is sin unto death, for which I do not say that you should pray. All unrighteousness is sin, but there is a sin not unto death.

1 Thessalonians 4:13-14

But I would not have you to be ignorant, brethren, concerning those who are asleep, that ye sorrow not, even as the others who have no hope. For if we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so those who sleep in Jesus will God also bring with him.

John 11:11-14

Having said that he said unto them, Our friend Lazarus sleeps, but I go that I may awake him out of sleep. Then his disciples said, Lord, if he sleeps, he shall be saved. But Jesus had spoken of his death, and they thought that he had spoken of taking of rest in sleep. read more.
Then Jesus said unto them plainly, Lazarus has died.

1 Corinthians 15:17-22

and if Christ is not raised, your faith is vain; ye are even yet in your sins. Then those also who are fallen asleep in Christ are perished. If in this life only we have existence in Christ, we are the most miserable of all men. read more.
But now Christ is risen from the dead and become the firstfruits of those that slept. For since by a man came death, by a man came also the resurrection of the dead. For as in Adam all die, even so in the Christ shall all be made alive.

John 11:25-26

Jesus said unto her, I AM the resurrection and the life; he that believes in me, though he is dead, yet shall he live; and whosoever lives and believes in me shall never die. Believest thou this?

Romans 8:38-39

Therefore I am certain that neither death nor life nor angels nor principalities nor powers nor things present nor things to come nor height nor depth nor any creature shall be able to separate us from the charity of God, which is in Christ, Jesus our Lord.

Revelation 2:11

He that has an ear let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the congregations ; He that overcomes shall not be hurt by the second death.

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Psalm 71:20

Thou who hast caused me to see great and sore troubles, shalt return and quicken me and shalt bring me up again from the depths of the earth.

Hosea 13:14

I will ransom them from the power of Sheol; I will redeem them from death; O death, I will be thy end; O Sheol, I will be thy destruction. Repentance shall be hid from my eyes.

The Dead » Mourning for » Examples of grief

2 Samuel 18:33

Then the king was much moved and went up to the chamber over the gate and wept; and as he went, he said this: O my son Absalom, my son, my son Absalom! I would rather have died instead of thee, O Absalom, my son, my son!

Ruth 1:20

And she said unto them, Call me not Naomi, call me Mara; for the Almighty has dealt very bitterly with me.

Genesis 23:2

And Sarah died in Kirjatharba; the same is Hebron in the land of Canaan; and Abraham came to mourn for Sarah and to weep for her.

Judges 21:2

And the people came to the house of God and abode there until the evening before God and lifted up their voices and wept sore

Genesis 37:35

And all his sons and all his daughters rose up to comfort him, but he refused to be comforted, and he said, For I will go down into the grave unto my son mourning. Thus his father wept for him.

The Dead » Places of burial of » Sepulchres

2 Chronicles 16:14

And they buried him in his own sepulchres, which he had made for himself in the city of David, and laid him in the bed which was filled with sweet odours and aromas prepared by the apothecaries' art; and they made a very great burning for him.

Deuteronomy 34:6

And he buried him in a valley in the land of Moab, over against Bethpeor, but no one knows of his sepulchre unto this day.

Matthew 27:60

and laid it in his own new tomb, which he had hewn out in the rock, and he rolled a great stone to the door of the sepulchre and departed.

Genesis 23:6

Hear us, my lord; thou art a prince of God among us; in the best of our sepulchres bury thy dead; none of us shall withhold from thee his sepulchre so that thou may bury thy dead.

2 Kings 9:28

And his slaves carried him to Jerusalem and buried him in his sepulchre with his fathers in the city of David.

The Dead » Resurrection of » Select readings

1 Thessalonians 4:13-18

But I would not have you to be ignorant, brethren, concerning those who are asleep, that ye sorrow not, even as the others who have no hope. For if we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so those who sleep in Jesus will God also bring with him. For this, we say unto you by the word of the Lord, that we who are alive and remain unto the coming of the Lord shall not precede those who are asleep. read more.
For the Lord himself shall descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of the archangel, and with the trumpet of God; and the dead in Christ shall rise first; then we who are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds, to meet the Lord in the air, and so shall we ever be with the Lord. Therefore comfort one another with these words.

John 11:1-44

Now a certain man was sick, named Lazarus, of Bethany, the town of Mary and her sister Martha. (It was that Mary who anointed the Lord with ointment and wiped his feet with her hair whose brother Lazarus was sick.) Therefore his sisters sent unto him, saying, Lord, behold, he whom thou lovest is sick. read more.
When Jesus heard that, he said, This sickness is not unto death, but for the glory of God, that the Son of God might be glorified thereby. Now Jesus loved Martha and her sister and Lazarus. When he had heard therefore that he was sick, he abode two days still in the same place where he was. Then after that he said to his disciples, Let us go into Judea again. His disciples said unto him, Rabbi, the Jews of late sought to stone thee, and goest thou there again? Jesus answered, Are there not twelve hours in the day? If anyone walks in the day, he does not stumble because he sees the light of this world. But he who walks in the night stumbles because there is no light in him. Having said that he said unto them, Our friend Lazarus sleeps, but I go that I may awake him out of sleep. Then his disciples said, Lord, if he sleeps, he shall be saved. But Jesus had spoken of his death, and they thought that he had spoken of taking of rest in sleep. Then Jesus said unto them plainly, Lazarus has died. And I am glad for your sakes that I was not there, in order that ye may believe; nevertheless let us go unto him. Then Thomas said, who is called Didymus, unto his fellowdisciples, Let us go also, that we may die with him. Then when Jesus came, he found that he had lain in the grave four days already. Now Bethany was near unto Jerusalem, about fifteen furlongs off; and many of the Jews had come to Martha and Mary to comfort them concerning their brother. Then Martha, as soon as she heard that Jesus was coming, went and met him; but Mary sat still in the house. Then Martha said unto Jesus, Lord, if thou hadst been here, my brother would not have died. But I know that even now whatsoever thou wilt ask of God, God will give it unto thee. Jesus said unto her, Thy brother shall rise again. Martha said unto him, I know that he shall rise again in the resurrection in the last day. Jesus said unto her, I AM the resurrection and the life; he that believes in me, though he is dead, yet shall he live; and whosoever lives and believes in me shall never die. Believest thou this? She said unto him, Yes, Lord, I believe that thou art the Christ, the Son of God, who should come into the world. And having said this, she went away and called Mary her sister secretly, saying, The Master is come, and calls for thee. As soon as she heard that, she arose quickly and came unto him. (Now Jesus was not yet come into the town, but was in that place where Martha met him.) Then the Jews who were with her in the house and comforted her, when they saw Mary, that she rose up hastily and went out, followed her, saying, She goes unto the grave to weep there. Then when Mary was come where Jesus was and saw him, she fell down at his feet, saying unto him, Lord, if thou hadst been here, my brother would not have died. When Jesus therefore saw her weeping and the Jews also weeping who came with her, he became enraged in the Spirit and stirred himself up and said, Where have ye laid him? They said unto him, Lord, come and see. Jesus wept. Then the Jews said, Behold how he loved him! And some of them said, Could not this man, who opened the eyes of the blind, have also caused that this man should not have died? Jesus therefore, becoming enraged again in himself, came to the grave. It was a cave, and a stone lay upon it. Jesus said, Take ye away the stone. Martha, the sister of him that had died, said unto him, Lord, by this time he stinks, for he has been dead four days. Jesus said unto her, Did I not say unto thee that if thou wouldest believe thou shalt see the glory of God? Then they took away the stone from the place where the dead was laid. And Jesus, lifting up his eyes, said, Father, I thank thee that thou hast heard me. And I knew that thou hearest me always, but because of the people who stand by I said it, that they may believe that thou hast sent me. And having said these things, he cried with a loud voice, Lazarus, come forth. Then he that had been dead came forth, bound hand and foot with graveclothes, and his face was bound about with a napkin. Jesus said unto them, Loose him, and let him go.

Mark 16:1-14

And when the sabbath of the great feast of the passover was past, Mary Magdalene and Mary the mother of James, and Salome had bought sweet spices that they might come and anoint him. And very early in the morning the first of the sabbaths, they come unto the sepulchre at the rising of the sun. And they said among themselves, Who shall roll us away the stone from the door of the sepulchre? read more.
And when they looked, they saw that the stone was rolled away, for it was very great. And entering into the sepulchre, they saw a young man sitting to the right hand side, covered in a long white garment; and they were frightened. But he said unto them, Do not be frightened; Ye seek Jesus of Nazareth, who was crucified; he is risen; he is not here; behold the place where they laid him. But go tell his disciples and Peter that he goes before you into Galilee: there shall ye see him as he said unto you. And they went out quickly and fled from the sepulchre, for they trembled and were amazed; neither said they any thing to anyone, for they were afraid. Now as Jesus rose early the first of the sabbaths, he appeared first to Mary Magdalene, out of whom he had cast seven devils. And she went and told those that had been with him, as they mourned and wept. And they, when they had heard that he was alive and had been seen of her, did not believe. After that he appeared in another form unto two of them, as they walked and went into the country. And they went and told it unto the others, yet they did not believe them. Finally he appeared unto the eleven as they sat at the table and upbraided them for their unbelief and hardness of heart because they did not believe those who had seen him after he was risen.

Luke 24:1-46

Now upon the first of the sabbaths, very early in the morning they came unto the sepulchre, bringing the spices which they had prepared, and certain others with them. And they found the stone rolled away from the sepulchre. And they entered in and did not find the body of the Lord Jesus. read more.
And it came to pass as they were much perplexed thereabout, behold, two men stood by them in shining garments; and as they were afraid and bowed down their faces to the earth, they said unto them, Why seek ye the living among the dead? He is not here, but is risen; remember how he spoke unto you when he was yet in Galilee, saying, The Son of man must be delivered into the hands of sinful men and be crucified, and the third day rise again. Then they remembered his words and returned from the sepulchre and told all these things unto the eleven and to all the rest. It was Mary Magdalene and Joanna and Mary the mother of James and other women that were with them who told these things unto the apostles. And their words seemed to them as idle tales, and they did not believe them. But Peter arose and ran unto the sepulchre, and stooping down, he beheld the linen clothes laid by themselves and departed, wondering in himself at that which was come to pass. And, behold, two of them went that same day to a village called Emmaus, which was about sixty furlongs from Jerusalem. And they talked together of all these things which had happened. And it came to pass, that, while they communed together and reasoned, Jesus himself drew near and went together with them. But their eyes were held fast that they should not know him. And he said unto them, What manner of communications are these that ye have one to another as ye walk and are sad? And one of them, whose name was Cleopas, answering said unto him, Art thou only a stranger in Jerusalem and hast not known the things which are come to pass there in these days? Then he said unto them, What things? And they said unto him, Concerning Jesus of Nazareth, who was a prophet mighty in deed and word before God and all the people, and how the princes of the priests and our rulers delivered him to be condemned to death and crucified him. But we were hoping that it was he who should redeem Israel, and beside all this, today is the third day since these things were done. Although also certain women of our company made us astonished, who before daybreak were at the sepulchre; and when they did not find his body, they came, saying that they had also seen a vision of angels, who said that he was alive. And certain of those who were with us went to the sepulchre, and found it even so as the women had said; but they did not see him. Then he said unto them, O fools, and slow of heart to believe all that the prophets have spoken; ought not the Christ to have suffered these things and to enter (like this) into his glory? And beginning at Moses and all the prophets, he expounded this unto them in all the scriptures concerning himself. And they drew near unto the village where they went, and he made as though he would have gone further. But they constrained him, saying, Abide with us, for it is toward evening, and the day is far spent. And he went in to tarry with them. And it came to pass as he sat at the table with them, he took bread and blessed it and broke and gave to them. And their eyes were opened, and they knew him; and he vanished out of their sight. And they said one to another, Did not our heart burn within us while he talked with us in the way and while he opened to us the scriptures? And they rose up the same hour and returned to Jerusalem and found the eleven gathered together and those that were with them, saying, The Lord is risen indeed and has appeared to Simon. And they told what things were done in the way and how he was known to them in the breaking of the bread. And as they spoke these things, Jesus himself stood in the midst of them and said unto them, Peace be unto you. But they were terrified and frightened, and supposed that they were seeing a spirit. And he said unto them, Why are ye troubled? and why do thoughts arise in your hearts? Behold my hands and my feet, that it is I myself; handle me and see, for a spirit does not have flesh and bones, as ye see me have. And when he had thus spoken, he showed them his hands and his feet. And as they were not believing him yet for joy and wondering, he said unto them, Have ye here any food? So they gave him a piece of a broiled fish and of a honeycomb. And he took it and ate before them. And he said unto them, These are the words which I spoke unto you, while I was yet with you, that all things must be fulfilled which were written in the law of Moses and in the prophets and in the psalms, concerning me. Then he opened their understanding that they might understand the scriptures and said unto them, Thus it is written, and thus it behooved the Christ to suffer and to rise from the dead the third day;

The Dead » Mourning for » Hired mourners

Amos 5:16

Therefore the LORD, the God of the hosts, the Lord, said this: Wailing shall be in all streets, and they shall say in all the highways, Alas! alas! and they shall call the husbandman to mourning and such as are skilful of lamentation to wailing.

Ecclesiastes 12:5

when they shall also be afraid of that which is high, and fears shall be in the way, and the almond tree shall flourish, and the grasshopper shall be a burden, and appetite shall fail: because man goes to the home of his age, and the mourners shall go about the streets;

2 Chronicles 35:25

And Jeremiah lamented for Josiah; and all the singing men and the singing women spoke of Josiah in their lamentations to this day and made them an ordinance in Israel, which are written in the lamentations.

Jeremiah 9:17

Thus hath the LORD of the hosts said, Consider ye and call for the mourning women that they may come and send for cunning women that they may come,

The Dead » Mourning for » General references to

2 Samuel 3:31

Then David said to Joab and to all the people that were with him, Rend your clothes and gird yourselves with sackcloth and mourn before Abner. And King David himself followed the bier.

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 seventy days.

Numbers 20:29

And when all the congregation saw that Aaron was dead, they mourned for Aaron thirty days, even all the families of Israel.

Deuteronomy 34:8

And the sons of Israel wept for Moses in the plains of Moab thirty days; so the days of weeping and mourning for Moses were fulfilled.

2 Samuel 1:12

And they mourned and wept and fasted until evening for Saul and for Jonathan his son and for the people of the LORD, and for the house of Israel because they had fallen by the sword.

The Dead » Preparation of, for burial » Embalming

2 Chronicles 16:14

And they buried him in his own sepulchres, which he had made for himself in the city of David, and laid him in the bed which was filled with sweet odours and aromas prepared by the apothecaries' art; and they made a very great burning for him.

Genesis 50:26

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

John 19:40

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

Genesis 50:2

And Joseph commanded his slaves, 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 sepulchres, which he had made for himself in the city of David, and laid him in the bed which was filled with sweet odours and aromas prepared by the apothecaries' art; and they made a very great burning for him.

Genesis 50:26

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

John 19:40

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

Genesis 50:2

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

The Dead » Preparation of, for burial » Grave-clothes

John 11:44

Then he that had been dead came forth, bound hand and foot with graveclothes, and his face was bound about with a napkin. Jesus said unto them, Loose him, and let him go.

John 19:40

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

Matthew 27:59

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

John 20:7

and the napkin, that had been placed over his head, not lying with the linen clothes, but wrapped together in a place by itself.

Acts 5:6

And the young men arose, wound him up, and carried him out and buried him.

The Dead » Instances of, restored by Christ, &c

John 11:44

Then he that had been dead came forth, bound hand and foot with graveclothes, and his face was bound about with a napkin. Jesus said unto them, Loose him, and let him go.

Luke 7:15

And he that was dead sat up and began to speak. And he delivered him to his mother.

Acts 9:40

Then Peter put them all out and knelt down and prayed and turned to the body said, Tabitha, arise. And she opened her eyes; and when she saw Peter, she sat up.

Acts 20:12

And they took the young man home alive and were greatly comforted.

The Dead » Grave-clothes

John 11:44

Then he that had been dead came forth, bound hand and foot with graveclothes, and his face was bound about with a napkin. Jesus said unto them, Loose him, and let him go.

John 19:40

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

Matthew 27:59

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

John 20:7

and the napkin, that had been placed over his head, not lying with the linen clothes, but wrapped together in a place by itself.

Acts 5:6

And the young men arose, wound him up, and carried him out and buried him.

The Dead » Mourning for, often » Very great

John 11:33

When Jesus therefore saw her weeping and the Jews also weeping who came with her, he became enraged in the Spirit and stirred himself up

Genesis 27:35

And he said, Thy brother came with deceit and has taken away thy blessing.

Matthew 2:18

In Rama was there a voice heard, lamentation and weeping and great mourning, Rachel was weeping for her children and would not be comforted because they perished.

The Dead » Preparation of, for burial » Cremation

1 Samuel 31:12

all the valiant men arose and went all night and took the body of Saul and the bodies of his sons from the wall of Bethshan and came to Jabesh and burnt them there.

Joshua 7:25

And Joshua said, Why hast thou troubled us? The LORD shall trouble thee this day. And all Israel stoned him with stones and burned them with fire after they had stoned them with stones.

2 Kings 23:20

And he slew all the priests of the high places that were there upon the altars and burned men's bones upon them and returned to Jerusalem.

Amos 6:10

And their uncle shall take each one and burn them 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 thee? and he shall say, No. Then he shall say, Hold thy tongue, for we may not make mention of the name of the LORD.

The Dead » Illustrative of » Man's state by nature

2 Corinthians 5:4

For we that are in this tabernacle do groan, being burdened, for we do not desire to be unclothed, but to be clothed upon with life swallowing up that which is mortal.

Ephesians 2:5

even as we were dead in sins, he has made us alive together with the Christ (by whose grace ye are saved)

The Dead » Terms used to express » Carcases

1 Kings 13:24

and as he went, a lion met him by the way and slew him, and his carcase was cast in the way, and the ass stood by it, and the lion also stood by the carcase.

Numbers 14:29

Your carcasses shall fall in this wilderness, all that were numbered of you, according to your whole number, from twenty years old and upward, who have murmured against me;

Numbers 14:32-33

But as for you, your carcasses, they shall fall in this wilderness. And your children shall be shepherded in the wilderness forty years and bear your fornications until your carcasses are wasted in the wilderness.

The Dead » Instances of, restored to life before Christ

2 Kings 13:21

And it came to pass, as they were burying a man, that, behold, they spied a band of men; and they cast the man into the sepulchre of Elisha; and when the dead man touched the bones of Elisha, he revived, and stood up on his feet.

1 Kings 17:22

And the LORD heard the voice of Elijah, and the soul of the child came into him again, and he revived.

2 Kings 4:34-36

Then he went up and lay upon the child and put his mouth upon his mouth and his eyes upon his eyes and his hands upon his hands; thus he stretched himself upon the child; and the flesh of the child waxed warm. Then he returned and walked through the house to and fro and went up and stretched himself upon him again; and the child sneezed seven times, and the child opened his eyes. And he called Gehazi and said, Call this Shunammite. So he called her. And as she was coming in unto him, he said, Take up thy son.

The Dead » Touching of, caused uncleanness

Numbers 19:16

And whoever touches one that is slain with a sword in the open fields or a dead body or a human bone or a grave, shall be unclean seven days.

Numbers 19:13

Whoever touches the dead body of anyone that is dead and does not remove the sin has defiled the tabernacle of the LORD; and that person shall be cut off from Israel; because the water of separation was not sprinkled upon him, he shall be unclean, and his uncleanness shall be upon him.

The Dead » Places of burial of » Attachment to the burial places of the fathers

Genesis 49:29

And he charged them and said unto them, I am to be gathered unto my people; bury me with my fathers in the cave that is in the field of Ephron, the Hittite,

Genesis 50:25

And Joseph took an oath of the sons of Israel, saying, God will surely visit you, and ye shall carry up my bones from here.

Nehemiah 2:3

and said unto the king, Let the king live for ever; why should not my countenance be sad, when the city, the house of my fathers' sepulchres, lies waste, and its gates are consumed with fire?

The Dead » Mourning for, often » Lasted many days

Genesis 50:10

And they came to the threshingfloor of Atad, which is beyond Jordan, and there they mourned with a great and very sore lamentation; and Joseph made a mourning for his father seven days.

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 seventy days.

The Dead » Illustrative of » A state of deep affliction, &c

Isaiah 59:10

We grope for the wall like the blind, and as if we had no eyes we walk by touch; we stumble at noonday as in the night; we are in graves as dead men.

Psalm 143:3

For the enemy has persecuted my soul; he has smitten my life down to the ground; he has made me to dwell in darkness, as those that have been long dead.

Psalm 88:5

Freed among the dead, like the slain that lie in the grave, whom thou dost remember no more; and they are cut off from thy hand.

The Dead » Illustrative of » Faith without works

James 2:17

Even so faith, if it does not have works, is dead in and of itself.

James 2:26

For as the body without the spirit is dead, so faith without works is dead also.

The Dead » Preparation of, for burial » General references to

Acts 9:37

And it came to pass in those days that she was sick and died, whom when they had washed, they laid her in an upper chamber.

Matthew 26:12

For in that she has poured this ointment on my body, she did it to prepare for my burial.

John 11:44

Then he that had been dead came forth, bound hand and foot with graveclothes, and his face was bound about with a napkin. Jesus said unto them, Loose him, and let him go.

The Dead » They who have departed this life

Genesis 23:2

And Sarah died in Kirjatharba; the same is Hebron in the land of Canaan; and Abraham came to mourn for Sarah and to weep for her.

Genesis 25:8

Then Abraham expired and died in a good old age, an old man and full of years, and was gathered to his people.

Job 1:19

and, behold, there came a great wind from the wilderness and smote the four corners of the house, and it fell upon the young men, and they are dead; and I alone have escaped to tell thee.

The Dead » General references to

Acts 9:37

And it came to pass in those days that she was sick and died, whom when they had washed, they laid her in an upper chamber.

Matthew 26:12

For in that she has poured this ointment on my body, she did it to prepare for my burial.

John 11:44

Then he that had been dead came forth, bound hand and foot with graveclothes, and his face was bound about with a napkin. Jesus said unto them, Loose him, and let him go.

The Dead » Illustrative of » Freedom from the power of sin

Romans 6:2

No, in no wise. How shall we that are dead to sin live any longer therein?

Romans 6:8

Now if we die with the Christ, we believe that we shall also live with him,

The Dead » Heathenish expressions of grief for, forbidden

Deuteronomy 14:1-2

Ye are the sons of the LORD your God: ye shall not cut yourselves nor make any baldness over your eyes for the dead. For thou art a holy people unto the LORD thy God, and the LORD has chosen thee to be a unique people unto himself from among all the peoples that are upon the face of the earth.

The Dead » Even bones of, caused uncleanness

Numbers 19:16

And whoever touches one that is slain with a sword in the open fields or a dead body or a human bone or a grave, shall be unclean seven days.

2 Chronicles 34:5

And he burnt the bones of the priests upon their altars and cleansed Judah and Jerusalem.

The Dead » A priest not to mourn for, except when near of kin

Leviticus 21:1-3

And the LORD said unto Moses, Speak unto the priests, the sons of Aaron, and tell them to not be defiled for the dead among his people. But for his kin, that is near unto him, that is, for his mother and for his father and for his son and for his daughter and for his brother and for his virgin sister, that is near unto him, who has had no husband; for her he may be defiled.

Ezekiel 44:25

And they shall come near no dead person to defile themselves; but for father, or for mother, or for son, or for daughter, for brother, or for sister that has had no husband, they may defile themselves.

The Dead » Characterized by » Being incapable of motion

Matthew 28:4

and for fear of him the guards shook and became as dead men.

The Dead » Return not to this life

Job 7:9

As the cloud is consumed and vanishes away, so he that goes down to Sheol, who shall not come up again;

Job 14:10

But when man shall die and be cut off, and the man shall perish, where shall he be?

Job 14:14

If a man dies, shall he live again? All the days of my appointed time I will wait until my transformation comes.

The Dead » Too soon forgotten

Psalm 31:12

I am forgotten as a dead man out of mind: I have become like a lost vessel.

Ecclesiastes 9:5

For the living know that they shall die, but the dead do not know any thing; neither do they have any more reward, for their memory is placed into oblivion.

The Dead » Preparation of, for burial » Burial ceremonies

Genesis 50:10

And they came to the threshingfloor of Atad, which is beyond Jordan, and there they mourned with a great and very sore lamentation; and Joseph made a mourning for his father seven days.

Jeremiah 34:5

but thou shalt die in peace: and according to the burnings of thy fathers, the former kings which were before thee, so shall they burn odours for thee; and they will lament thee, saying, Ah lord! for I have pronounced the word, said the LORD.

The Dead » Mourning for, often » Testified by rending the garments

2 Samuel 3:31

Then David said to Joab and to all the people that were with him, Rend your clothes and gird yourselves with sackcloth and mourn before Abner. And King David himself followed the bier.

The Dead » Mourning for, often » With plaintive music

Jeremiah 48:36

Therefore my heart shall sound like flutes for Moab, and my heart shall sound like flutes for the men of Kirheres because the riches that he has gotten are perished.

The Dead » Uncleanness contracted from, removed by the water separation

Numbers 19:18

and a clean person shall take hyssop and dip it in the water and sprinkle it upon the tent and upon all the stuff and upon the persons that were there and upon the one that touched the bone or the one slain or the one dead or the grave.

Numbers 19:12

They shall remove the sin from themselves with that water on the third day, and on the seventh day they shall be clean; but if they do not remove the sin from themselves the third day, then the seventh day they shall not be clean.

The Dead » Terms used to express » Deceased

Isaiah 26:14

They are dead, they shall not live; they are deceased, they shall not rise because thou hast visited and destroyed them and made all their memory to perish.

Matthew 22:25

Now there were with us seven brothers, and the first, when he had married a wife, deceased, and, having no seed, left his wife unto his brother;

The Dead » Illustrative of » Impotence

Genesis 20:3

But God came to Abimelech in a dream by night and said to him, Behold, thou art a dead man, for the woman whom thou hast taken, for she is a man's wife.

Romans 4:19

And he did not weaken in faith: he considered not his own body now dead when he was about one hundred years old, neither yet the deadness of Sara's womb;

The Dead » Terms used to express » Corpses

2 Kings 19:35

And it came to pass that night that the angel of the LORD went out and smote in the camp of the Assyrians one hundred and eighty-five thousand men; and when they arose early in the morning, behold, the corpses of the dead.

Nahum 3:3

The horseman lifts up both the bright sword and the glittering spear, and there is a multitude of slain and a great number of carcasses; and there shall be no end of their corpses; they stumble upon their corpses,

The Dead » Mourning for, often » Loud and clamorous

Jeremiah 16:6

Both the great and the small shall die in this land: they shall not be buried, neither shall men lament for them, nor cut themselves, nor make themselves bald for them:

Mark 5:38

And they came to the house of the prince of the synagogue and saw the tumult and those that wept and wailed greatly.

The Dead » The jews looked for a resurrection from

The Dead » High priest in no case to mourn for

Leviticus 21:10-11

And he that is the high priest among his brethren, upon whose head the anointing oil was poured and that is consecrated to put on the garments, shall not uncover his head nor rend his clothes; neither shall he go in to any dead body, nor defile himself for his father or for his mother;

The Dead » Idolaters » Consecrated part of their crops to

Deuteronomy 26:14

I have not eaten thereof in my mourning, neither have I taken out any of it being unclean, nor have I given any of it for the dead; but I have hearkened to the voice of the LORD my God and have done according to all that thou hast commanded me.

The Dead » All offerings to, forbidden

Deuteronomy 26:14

I have not eaten thereof in my mourning, neither have I taken out any of it being unclean, nor have I given any of it for the dead; but I have hearkened to the voice of the LORD my God and have done according to all that thou hast commanded me.

The Dead » Mourning for, often » By hired mourners

Jeremiah 9:17-18

Thus hath the LORD of the hosts said, Consider ye and call for the mourning women that they may come and send for cunning women that they may come, and let them make haste and take up a wailing for us that our eyes may run down with tears and our eyelids gush out with waters.

The Dead » Characterized by » Ignorance of all human affairs

Ecclesiastes 9:5

For the living know that they shall die, but the dead do not know any thing; neither do they have any more reward, for their memory is placed into oblivion.

The Dead » Characterized by » Absence of all human passions

Ecclesiastes 9:6

Even their love and their hatred and their envy is now perished; neither have they any more a portion in the age in any thing that is done under the sun.

The Dead » In a house rendered it unclean

Numbers 19:14-15

This is the law when anyone dies in a tent; all that come into the tent and all that are in the tent shall be unclean seven days. And every open vessel which has no lid fastened upon it shall be unclean.

The Dead » Idolaters » Invoked and consulted

1 Samuel 28:7-8

Then Saul said unto his slaves, Seek me a woman that is a spiritist that I may go to her and enquire of her. And his slaves said to him, Behold, there is a woman that is a spiritist at Endor. And Saul disguised himself and put on other clothing, and he went with two men, and they came to the woman by night; and he said, I pray thee, divine unto me by spiritism and bring me him up whom I shall name unto thee.

The Dead » Mourning for, often » Testified by change of apparel

2 Samuel 14:2

And Joab sent to Tekoa and brought an astute woman from there and said unto her, I pray thee, feign thyself to be a mourner and put on mourning apparel and do not anoint thyself with oil, but be as a woman that has mourned for a long time for someone who is dead

The Dead » Mourning for, often » Testified by covering the head

2 Samuel 19:4

But the king covered his face, and the king cried with a loud voice, O my son Absalom, O Absalom, my son, my son!

The Dead » Mourning for, often » Testified by tearing the hair

Jeremiah 16:7

neither shall they break the bread of mourning for them, to comfort themselves for their death; neither shall men give them the cup of consolation to drink for their father or for their mother.

The Dead » Idolaters » Tore themselves for

Jeremiah 16:7

neither shall they break the bread of mourning for them, to comfort themselves for their death; neither shall men give them the cup of consolation to drink for their father or for their mother.

The Dead » Nazarites not to touch or mourn for

Numbers 6:6-7

All the days that they separate themselves unto the LORD they shall come in unto no dead body. They shall not make themselves unclean for their father or for their mother, for their brother or for their sister, when they die because the consecration of their God is upon their head.

The Dead » Terms used to express » Those who are not

Matthew 2:18

In Rama was there a voice heard, lamentation and weeping and great mourning, Rachel was weeping for her children and would not be comforted because they perished.

The Dead » Characterized by » Inability to glorify God

Psalm 115:17

The dead shall not praise JAH, neither any that go down into silence.

The Dead » Idolaters » Offered sacrifices for

The Dead » Eyes of, closed by nearest of kin

Genesis 46:4

I will go down with thee into Egypt; and I will also surely bring thee up again; and Joseph shall put his hand upon thine eyes.

The Dead » Illustrative of » Diviners, &c

Isaiah 8:19

And when they shall say unto you, Seek unto spiritists and unto wizards that peep and that mutter; shall the people not seek unto their God? Shall we appeal for the living unto the dead?

The Dead » Defiled » Camp » Removed

Numbers 5:2

Command the sons of Israel that they put out of the camp every leper and every one that has an issue and anyone who is defiled by the dead.

The Dead » Characterized by » Being without the spirit

James 2:26

For as the body without the spirit is dead, so faith without works is dead also.

The Dead » Illustrative of » Freedom from the law

The Dead » Were wrapped in lined with spices

John 19:40

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

The Dead » Were washed and laid out

Acts 9:37

And it came to pass in those days that she was sick and died, whom when they had washed, they laid her in an upper chamber.

The Dead » Regard often shown to the memory of

Ruth 1:8

And Naomi said unto her two daughters-in-law, Go, return each of you to thy mother's house; the LORD deal with you in mercy as ye have dealt with the dead and with me.

death » The Dead

Psalm 115:17

The dead shall not praise JAH, neither any that go down into silence.

Ecclesiastes 9:5-6

For the living know that they shall die, but the dead do not know any thing; neither do they have any more reward, for their memory is placed into oblivion. Even their love and their hatred and their envy is now perished; neither have they any more a portion in the age in any thing that is done under the sun.

Isaiah 38:18

For the grave shall not confess thee, nor shall death praise thee; nor shall those that go down into the pit wait for thy truth.

More verses: 1 Corinthians 15:50-52