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You, however, will go to your fathers in peace and be buried at a good old age.
Genesis 15:15
 
"I am an alien and a stranger among you. Sell me some property for a burial site here so I can bury my dead."
Genesis 23:4
 
so he will sell me the cave of Machpelah, which belongs to him and is at the end of his field. Ask him to sell it to me for the full price as a burial site among you."
Genesis 23:9
 
Afterward Abraham buried his wife Sarah in the cave in the field of Machpelah near Mamre (which is at Hebron) in the land of Canaan.
So the field and the cave in it were deeded to Abraham by the Hittites as a burial site.
Genesis 23:19-20
 
His sons Isaac and Ishmael buried him in the cave of Machpelah near Mamre, in the field of Ephron son of Zohar the Hittite,
the field Abraham had bought from the Hittites. There Abraham was buried with his wife Sarah.
Genesis 25:9-10
 
Now Deborah, Rebekah's nurse, died and was buried under the oak below Bethel. So it was named Allon Bacuth.
Genesis 35:8
 
So Rachel died and was buried on the way to Ephrath (that is, Bethlehem).
Genesis 35:19
 
Then he breathed his last and died and was gathered to his people, old and full of years. And his sons Esau and Jacob buried him.
Genesis 35:29
 
but when I rest with my fathers, carry me out of Egypt and bury me where they are buried." "I will do as you say," he said.
Genesis 47:30
 
As I was returning from Paddan, to my sorrow Rachel died in the land of Canaan while we were still on the way, a little distance from Ephrath. So I buried her there beside the road to Ephrath" (that is, Bethlehem).
Genesis 48:7
 
the cave in the field of Machpelah, near Mamre in Canaan, which Abraham bought as a burial place from Ephron the Hittite, along with the field.
There Abraham and his wife Sarah were buried, there Isaac and his wife Rebekah were buried, and there I buried Leah.
Genesis 49:30-31
 
They carried him to the land of Canaan and buried him in the cave in the field of Machpelah, near Mamre, which Abraham had bought as a burial place from Ephron the Hittite, along with the field.
After burying his father, Joseph returned to Egypt, together with his brothers and all the others who had gone with him to bury his father. Joseph Reassures His Brothers
Genesis 50:13-14
 
And Joseph made the sons of Israel swear an oath and said, "God will surely come to your aid, and then you must carry my bones up from this place."
So Joseph died at the age of a hundred and ten. And after they embalmed him, he was placed in a coffin in Egypt.
Genesis 50:25-26
 
Therefore the place was named Kibroth Hattaavah, because there they buried the people who had craved other food.
Numbers 11:34
 
In the first month the whole Israelite community arrived at the Desert of Zin, and they stayed at Kadesh. There Miriam died and was buried.
Numbers 20:1
 
who were burying all their firstborn, whom the LORD had struck down among them; for the LORD had brought judgment on their gods.
Numbers 33:4
 
(The Israelites traveled from the wells of the Jaakanites to Moserah. There Aaron died and was buried, and Eleazar his son succeeded him as priest.
Deuteronomy 10:6
 
He buried him in Moab, in the valley opposite Beth Peor, but to this day no one knows where his grave is.
Deuteronomy 34:6
 
He hung the king of Ai on a tree and left him there until evening. At sunset, Joshua ordered them to take his body from the tree and throw it down at the entrance of the city gate. And they raised a large pile of rocks over it, which remains to this day. The Covenant Renewed at Mount Ebal
Joshua 8:29
 
And they buried him in the land of his inheritance, at Timnath Serah in the hill country of Ephraim, north of Mount Gaash.
Israel served the LORD throughout the lifetime of Joshua and of the elders who outlived him and who had experienced everything the LORD had done for Israel.
And Joseph's bones, which the Israelites had brought up from Egypt, were buried at Shechem in the tract of land that Jacob bought for a hundred pieces of silver from the sons of Hamor, the father of Shechem. This became the inheritance of Joseph's descendants.
And Eleazar son of Aaron died and was buried at Gibeah, which had been allotted to his son Phinehas in the hill country of Ephraim.
Joshua 24:30-33
 
And they buried him in the land of his inheritance, at Timnath Heres in the hill country of Ephraim, north of Mount Gaash.
Judges 2:9
 
Gideon son of Joash died at a good old age and was buried in the tomb of his father Joash in Ophrah of the Abiezrites.
Judges 8:32
 
He led Israel twenty-three years; then he died, and was buried in Shamir. Jair
Judges 10:2
 
When Jair died, he was buried in Kamon. Jephthah
Judges 10:5
 
Jephthah led Israel six years. Then Jephthah the Gileadite died, and was buried in a town in Gilead. Ibzan, Elon and Abdon
After him, Ibzan of Bethlehem led Israel.
He had thirty sons and thirty daughters. He gave his daughters away in marriage to those outside his clan, and for his sons he brought in thirty young women as wives from outside his clan. Ibzan led Israel seven years.
Then Ibzan died, and was buried in Bethlehem.
After him, Elon the Zebulunite led Israel ten years.
Then Elon died, and was buried in Aijalon in the land of Zebulun.
After him, Abdon son of Hillel, from Pirathon, led Israel.
He had forty sons and thirty grandsons, who rode on seventy donkeys. He led Israel eight years.
Then Abdon son of Hillel died, and was buried at Pirathon in Ephraim, in the hill country of the Amalekites.
Judges 12:7-15
 
Then his brothers and his father's whole family went down to get him. They brought him back and buried him between Zorah and Eshtaol in the tomb of Manoah his father. He had led Israel twenty years.
Judges 16:31
 
Where you die I will die, and there I will be buried. May the LORD deal with me, be it ever so severely, if anything but death separates you and me."
Ruth 1:17
 
Now Samuel died, and all Israel assembled and mourned for him; and they buried him at his home in Ramah. Then David moved down into the Desert of Maon.
1 Samuel 25:1
 
Now Samuel was dead, and all Israel had mourned for him and buried him in his own town of Ramah. Saul had expelled the mediums and spiritists from the land.
1 Samuel 28:3
 
Then they took their bones and buried them under a tamarisk tree at Jabesh, and they fasted seven days.
1 Samuel 31:13
 
Then the men of Judah came to Hebron and there they anointed David king over the house of Judah. When David was told that it was the men of Jabesh Gilead who had buried Saul,
he sent messengers to the men of Jabesh Gilead to say to them, "The LORD bless you for showing this kindness to Saul your master by burying him.
2 Samuel 2:4-5
 
They took Asahel and buried him in his father's tomb at Bethlehem. Then Joab and his men marched all night and arrived at Hebron by daybreak.
2 Samuel 2:32
 
Then David said to Joab and all the people with him, "Tear your clothes and put on sackcloth and walk in mourning in front of Abner." King David himself walked behind the bier.
They buried Abner in Hebron, and the king wept aloud at Abner's tomb. All the people wept also.
2 Samuel 3:31-32
 
So David gave an order to his men, and they killed them. They cut off their hands and feet and hung the bodies by the pool in Hebron. But they took the head of Ish-Bosheth and buried it in Abner's tomb at Hebron.
2 Samuel 4:12
 
When Ahithophel saw that his advice had not been followed, he saddled his donkey and set out for his house in his hometown. He put his house in order and then hanged himself. So he died and was buried in his father's tomb.
2 Samuel 17:23
 
Let your servant return, that I may die in my own town near the tomb of my father and mother. But here is your servant Kimham. Let him cross over with my lord the king. Do for him whatever pleases you."
2 Samuel 19:37
 
They buried the bones of Saul and his son Jonathan in the tomb of Saul's father Kish, at Zela in Benjamin, and did everything the king commanded. After that, God answered prayer in behalf of the land. Wars Against the Philistines
2 Samuel 21:14
 
Then David rested with his fathers and was buried in the City of David.
1 Kings 2:10
 
So Benaiah son of Jehoiada went up and struck down Joab and killed him, and he was buried on his own land in the desert.
1 Kings 2:34
 
Then he rested with his fathers and was buried in the city of David his father. And Rehoboam his son succeeded him as king.
1 Kings 11:43
 
After burying him, he said to his sons, "When I die, bury me in the grave where the man of God is buried; lay my bones beside his bones.
1 Kings 13:31
 
They buried him, and all Israel mourned for him, as the LORD had said through his servant the prophet Ahijah.
1 Kings 14:18
 
And Rehoboam rested with his fathers and was buried with them in the City of David. His mother's name was Naamah; she was an Ammonite. And Abijah his son succeeded him as king.
1 Kings 14:31
 
And Abijah rested with his fathers and was buried in the City of David. And Asa his son succeeded him as king. Asa King of Judah
1 Kings 15:8
 
Then Asa rested with his fathers and was buried with them in the city of his father David. And Jehoshaphat his son succeeded him as king. Nadab King of Israel
1 Kings 15:24
 
Baasha rested with his fathers and was buried in Tirzah. And Elah his son succeeded him as king.
1 Kings 16:6
 
Omri rested with his fathers and was buried in Samaria. And Ahab his son succeeded him as king. Ahab Becomes King of Israel
1 Kings 16:28
 
So the king died and was brought to Samaria, and they buried him there.
1 Kings 22:37
 
Then Jehoshaphat rested with his fathers and was buried with them in the city of David his father. And Jehoram his son succeeded him. Ahaziah King of Israel
1 Kings 22:50
 
Jehoram rested with his fathers and was buried with them in the City of David. And Ahaziah his son succeeded him as king. Ahaziah King of Judah
2 Kings 8:24
 
His servants took him by chariot to Jerusalem and buried him with his fathers in his tomb in the City of David.
2 Kings 9:28
 
Jehu rested with his fathers and was buried in Samaria. And Jehoahaz his son succeeded him as king.
2 Kings 10:35
 
The officials who murdered him were Jozabad son of Shimeath and Jehozabad son of Shomer. He died and was buried with his fathers in the City of David. And Amaziah his son succeeded him as king.
2 Kings 12:21
 
Jehoahaz rested with his fathers and was buried in Samaria. And Jehoash his son succeeded him as king. Jehoash King of Israel
2 Kings 13:9
 
Jehoash rested with his fathers, and Jeroboam succeeded him on the throne. Jehoash was buried in Samaria with the kings of Israel.
2 Kings 13:13
 
Elisha died and was buried. Now Moabite raiders used to enter the country every spring.
Once while some Israelites were burying a man, suddenly they saw a band of raiders; so they threw the man's body into Elisha's tomb. When the body touched Elisha's bones, the man came to life and stood up on his feet.
2 Kings 13:20-21
 
Jehoash rested with his fathers and was buried in Samaria with the kings of Israel. And Jeroboam his son succeeded him as king.
2 Kings 14:16
 
He was brought back by horse and was buried in Jerusalem with his fathers, in the City of David.
2 Kings 14:20
 
Azariah rested with his fathers and was buried near them in the City of David. And Jotham his son succeeded him as king. Zechariah King of Israel
2 Kings 15:7
 
Jotham rested with his fathers and was buried with them in the City of David, the city of his father. And Ahaz his son succeeded him as king.
2 Kings 15:38
 
Ahaz rested with his fathers and was buried with them in the City of David. And Hezekiah his son succeeded him as king.
2 Kings 16:20
 
Manasseh rested with his fathers and was buried in his palace garden, the garden of Uzza. And Amon his son succeeded him as king. Amon King of Judah
2 Kings 21:18
 
He was buried in his grave in the garden of Uzza. And Josiah his son succeeded him as king.
2 Kings 21:26
 
Josiah's servants brought his body in a chariot from Megiddo to Jerusalem and buried him in his own tomb. And the people of the land took Jehoahaz son of Josiah and anointed him and made him king in place of his father. Jehoahaz King of Judah
2 Kings 23:30
 
all their valiant men went and took the bodies of Saul and his sons and brought them to Jabesh. Then they buried their bones under the great tree in Jabesh, and they fasted seven days.
1 Chronicles 10:12
 
Then he rested with his fathers and was buried in the city of David his father. And Rehoboam his son succeeded him as king.
2 Chronicles 9:31
 
Rehoboam rested with his fathers and was buried in the City of David. And Abijah his son succeeded him as king.
2 Chronicles 12:16
 
And Abijah rested with his fathers and was buried in the City of David. Asa his son succeeded him as king, and in his days the country was at peace for ten years. Asa King of Judah
2 Chronicles 14:1
 
They buried him in the tomb that he had cut out for himself in the City of David. They laid him on a bier covered with spices and various blended perfumes, and they made a huge fire in his honor.
2 Chronicles 16:14
 
Then Jehoshaphat rested with his fathers and was buried with them in the City of David. And Jehoram his son succeeded him as king.
2 Chronicles 21:1
 
Jehoram was thirty-two years old when he became king, and he reigned in Jerusalem eight years. He passed away, to no one's regret, and was buried in the City of David, but not in the tombs of the kings.
2 Chronicles 21:20
 
He then went in search of Ahaziah, and his men captured him while he was hiding in Samaria. He was brought to Jehu and put to death. They buried him, for they said, "He was a son of Jehoshaphat, who sought the LORD with all his heart." So there was no one in the house of Ahaziah powerful enough to retain the kingdom. Athaliah and Joash
2 Chronicles 22:9
 
He was buried with the kings in the City of David, because of the good he had done in Israel for God and his temple. The Wickedness of Joash
2 Chronicles 24:16
 
When the Arameans withdrew, they left Joash severely wounded. His officials conspired against him for murdering the son of Jehoiada the priest, and they killed him in his bed. So he died and was buried in the City of David, but not in the tombs of the kings.
2 Chronicles 24:25
 
He was brought back by horse and was buried with his fathers in the City of Judah.
2 Chronicles 25:28
 
Uzziah rested with his fathers and was buried near them in a field for burial that belonged to the kings, for people said, "He had leprosy." And Jotham his son succeeded him as king.
2 Chronicles 26:23
 
Jotham rested with his fathers and was buried in the City of David. And Ahaz his son succeeded him as king.
2 Chronicles 27:9
 
Ahaz rested with his fathers and was buried in the city of Jerusalem, but he was not placed in the tombs of the kings of Israel. And Hezekiah his son succeeded him as king.
2 Chronicles 28:27
 
Hezekiah rested with his fathers and was buried on the hill where the tombs of David's descendants are. All Judah and the people of Jerusalem honored him when he died. And Manasseh his son succeeded him as king.
2 Chronicles 32:33
 
Manasseh rested with his fathers and was buried in his palace. And Amon his son succeeded him as king. Amon King of Judah
2 Chronicles 33:20
 
So they took him out of his chariot, put him in the other chariot he had and brought him to Jerusalem, where he died. He was buried in the tombs of his fathers, and all Judah and Jerusalem mourned for him.
2 Chronicles 35:24
 
The plague will bury those who survive him, and their widows will not weep for them.
Job 27:15
 
A man may have a hundred children and live many years; yet no matter how long he lives, if he cannot enjoy his prosperity and does not receive proper burial, I say that a stillborn child is better off than he.
Ecclesiastes 6:3
 
Then too, I saw the wicked buried,those who used to come and go from the holy place and receive praise in the city where they did this. This too is meaningless.
Ecclesiastes 8:10
 
you will not join them in burial, for you have destroyed your land and killed your people. The offspring of the wicked will never be mentioned again.
Isaiah 14:20
 
They will be exposed to the sun and the moon and all the stars of the heavens, which they have loved and served and which they have followed and consulted and worshiped. They will not be gathered up or buried, but will be like refuse lying on the ground.
Jeremiah 8:2
 
"They will die of deadly diseases. They will not be mourned or buried but will be like refuse lying on the ground. They will perish by sword and famine, and their dead bodies will become food for the birds of the air and the beasts of the earth."
For this is what the LORD says: "Do not enter a house where there is a funeral meal; do not go to mourn or show sympathy, because I have withdrawn my blessing, my love and my pity from this people," declares the LORD.
"Both high and low will die in this land. They will not be buried or mourned, and no one will cut himself or shave his head for them.
Jeremiah 16:4-6
 
And you, Pashhur, and all who live in your house will go into exile to Babylon. There you will die and be buried, you and all your friends to whom you have prophesied lies.' " Jeremiah's Complaint
Jeremiah 20:6
 
He will have the burial of a donkey, dragged away and thrown outside the gates of Jerusalem."
Jeremiah 22:19
 
At that time those slain by the LORD will be everywhere,from one end of the earth to the other. They will not be mourned or gathered up or buried, but will be like refuse lying on the ground.
Jeremiah 25:33
 
you will die peacefully. As people made a funeral fire in honor of your fathers, the former kings who preceded you, so they will make a fire in your honor and lament, "Alas, O master!" I myself make this promise, declares the LORD.' "
Jeremiah 34:5
 
" 'For seven months the house of Israel will be burying them in order to cleanse the land.
Ezekiel 39:12
 
As they go through the land and one of them sees a human bone, he will set up a marker beside it until the gravediggers have buried it in the Valley of Hamon Gog.
Ezekiel 39:15
 
Another disciple said to him, "Lord, first let me go and bury my father."
But Jesus told him, "Follow me, and let the dead bury their own dead."Jesus Calms the Storm
Matthew 8:21-22
 
John's disciples came and took his body and buried it. Then they went and told Jesus.Jesus Feeds the Five Thousand
Matthew 14:12
 
When she poured this perfume on my body, she did it to prepare me for burial.
Matthew 26:12
 
She did what she could. She poured perfume on my body beforehand to prepare for my burial.
Mark 14:8
 
As he approached the town gate, a dead person was being carried out,the only son of his mother, and she was a widow. And a large crowd from the town was with her.
When the Lord saw her, his heart went out to her and he said, "Don't cry."
Luke 7:12-13
 
"The time came when the beggar died and the angels carried him to Abraham's side. The rich man also died and was buried.
Luke 16:22
 
"Leave her alone," Jesus replied. " It was intended that she should save this perfume for the day of my burial.
John 12:7
 
Later, Joseph of Arimathea asked Pilate for the body of Jesus. Now Joseph was a disciple of Jesus, but secretly because he feared the Jews. With Pilate's permission, he came and took the body away.
He was accompanied by Nicodemus, the man who earlier had visited Jesus at night. Nicodemus brought a mixture of myrrh and aloes, about seventy-five pounds.
Taking Jesus' body, the two of them wrapped it, with the spices, in strips of linen. This was in accordance with Jewish burial customs.
At the place where Jesus was crucified, there was a garden, and in the garden a new tomb, in which no one had ever been laid.
Because it was the Jewish day of Preparation and since the tomb was nearby, they laid Jesus there.
John 19:38-42
 
"Brothers, I can tell you confidently that the patriarch David died and was buried, and his tomb is here to this day.
Acts 2:29
 
Then the young men came forward, wrapped up his body, and carried him out and buried him.
About three hours later his wife came in, not knowing what had happened.
Peter asked her, "Tell me, is this the price you and Ananias got for the land?" "Yes," she said, "that is the price."
Peter said to her, "How could you agree to test the Spirit of the Lord? Look! The feet of the men who buried your husband are at the door, and they will carry you out also."
At that moment she fell down at his feet and died. Then the young men came in and, finding her dead, carried her out and buried her beside her husband.
Acts 5:6-10
 
Godly men buried Stephen and mourned deeply for him.
Acts 8:2
 
We were therefore buried with him through baptism into death in order that, just as Christ was raised from the dead through the glory of the Father, we too may live a new life.
Romans 6:4
 
that he was buried, that he was raised on the third day according to the Scriptures,
1 Corinthians 15:4
 
having been buried with him in baptism and raised with him through your faith in the power of God, who raised him from the dead.
Colossians 2:12
 
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