Burial of Jacob

50 Then Joseph (A)fell on his father’s face and (B)wept over him, and kissed him. And Joseph commanded his servants the physicians to (C)embalm his father. So the physicians embalmed Israel. Forty days were required for him, for such are the days required for those who are embalmed; and the Egyptians (D)mourned[a] for him seventy days.

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  1. Genesis 50:3 Lit. wept