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Joseph buries Jacob
After mourning on the threshing floor of Atad, Joseph buried Jacob in the cave at Machpelah.
Dictionaries
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Burial, Burial Customs
Burial, Burial Customs. The Bible makes frequent reference to burial practices. A society’s burial customs are a reflection of its spiritual views about death and the afterlife. The ancient Egyptians, for example, thought of life after death as a continuation of physical activities in another realm,
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Burial, Burial Customs
BURIAL, BURIAL CUSTOMS* The Bible makes frequent reference to burial practices. A society’s burial customs are a reflection of its views about death and the afterlife. The ancient Egyptians, for example, thought of life after death as a continuation of physical activities in another realm, as evidenced
Dictionary of New Testament Background
Burial Practices, Jewish
BURIAL PRACTICES, JEWISHRituals and beliefs of Jewish people during the first century a.d. regarding death and the dead included ceremonies for disposal of the human corpse, burial techniques, rites of mourning and theological beliefs about the dead and the afterlife. In the NT period, Jewish burial
Key passages
Ge 50:7–14

So Joseph went up to bury his father. And all the servants of Pharaoh, the elders of his household, and all the elders of the land of Egypt, went up with him, with all the household of Joseph, his brothers, and the household of his father. They left only their little children and their flocks and …

See also
Ac 7:16;