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Dictionary of Bible Themes – 5320 funeral
5320 funeral

5320 funeral

Funerals were times for expressing grief

Ge 50:10; Ac 9:36-39

Hired musicians sometimes played a funeral dirge

Mt 9:23

The funeral bier

2Sa 3:31-32; Lk 7:14

Funeral fires lit in honour of worthy kings of Judah

2Ch 16:14; 2Ch 21:19; Jer 34:5

Funerals often concluded with burial in a family tomb

Ge 49:29-31

Jesus Christ had no funeral ceremony

Lk 23:53 pp Mt 27:59 pp Mk 15:46 pp Jn 19:40-42

See also

5241burial
5275cremation
5303embalming
5419mourning
5795bereavement
9020death
9030dead bodies

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