« Brooks Burial Burnt Offering, The »

Burial

Probable origin of — Ge 4:9,10.

Design of — Ge 23:3,4.

Attended by

Family of the dead. — Ge 50:5,6,8; Mt 8:21.

Numbers of friends, &c. — Ge 50:7,9; 2Sa 3:31; Lu 7:12.

Female friends. — Mr 15:47; Lu 7:13.

Hired mourners. — Jer 9:17,18.

Great lamentation at. — Ge 50:10,11; 2Sa 3:31,32.

Orations sometimes made at — 2Sa 3:33,34.

The body was

Washed before. — Ac 9:37.

Anointed for. — Mt 26:12.

Wound in linen for. — Joh 11:44; 19:40.

Preserved with spices. — Joh 19:39,40.

Sometimes burned before. — 1Sa 31:12.

Carried on a bier to. — 2Sa 3:31; Lu 7:14.

Perfumes burned at — 2Ch 16:14; Jer 34:5.

Antiquity of coffins for — Ge 50:26.

Often took place immediately after death — Joh 11:17,39; Ac 5:6,10.

Of persons embalmed, deferred for seventy days — Ge 50:3,4.

Of persons hanged, always on the days of execution — De 21:23; Joh 19:31.

The right of all nations — Jdj 16:31; Joh 19:38.

Of enemies, sometimes performed by the conquerors — 1Ki 11:15; Eze 39:11-14.

Of the friendless, a kind act — 2Sa 2:5.

Places used for

Natural caves. — Ge 23:19; Joh 11:38.

Caves hewn out of rocks. — Isa 22:16; Mt 27:60.

Gardens. — 2Ki 21:18,26; Joh 19:41.

Under trees. — Ge 35:8; 1Sa 31:13.

Tops of the hills. — Jos 24:33; 2Ki 23:16.

Houses of the deceased. — 1Sa 25:1; 1Ki 2:34.

The city of David for the kings of Judah. — 1Ki 2:10; 2Ch 21:20; 24:16.

Antiquity of purchasing places for — Ge 23:7-16.

Places of

Frequently prepared and pointed out during life. — Ge 50:5; 2Ch 16:14; Mt 27:60.

Members of a family interred in the same. — Ge 25:10; 49:31; 2Sa 2:32.

Held in high veneration. — Ne 2:3,5.

Provided for the common people. — Jer 26:23.

Provided for aliens and strangers. — Mt 27:7.

Visited by sorrowing friends. — Joh 11:31.

Pillars erected on. — Ge 35:20.

Tombs erected over. — Mt 23:27-29.

Sometimes had inscriptions. — 2Ki 23:17.

Sometimes not apparent. — Lu 11:44.

For criminals, marked by heaps. — Jos 7:26.

Were ceremonially unclean. — Nu 19:16,18.

Often desecrated by idolatry. — Isa 65:3,4.

The Jews anxious to be interred in their family places of — Ge 47:29-31; 49:29,30; 50:25; 2Sa 19:37.

Followed by a feast — 2Sa 3:35; Jer 16:7,8; Ho 9:4.

Privation of, considered a calamity — Ec 6:3.

Privation of, threatened as a punishment — 2Ki 9:10; Jer 8:2; 16:4.

An ignominious, compared to the burial of an ass — Jer 22:19.

Illustrative of regeneration — Ro 6:4; Col 2:12.

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