Genesis 50:2
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New Living Translation
Then Joseph told the physicians who served him to embalm his father's body; so Jacob was embalmed.

King James Bible
And Joseph commanded his servants the physicians to embalm his father: and the physicians embalmed Israel.

Darby Bible Translation
And Joseph commanded his servants the physicians to embalm his father. And the physicians embalmed Israel.

World English Bible
Joseph commanded his servants, the physicians, to embalm his father; and the physicians embalmed Israel.

Young's Literal Translation
and Joseph commandeth his servants, the physicians, to embalm his father, and the physicians embalm Israel;

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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

50:2 He ordered the body to be embalmed, not only because he died in Egypt, and that was the manner of the Egyptians, but because he was to be carried to Canaan, which would be a work of time.

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Matthew 26:12
She has poured this perfume on me to prepare my body for burial.

Mark 16:1
Saturday evening, when the Sabbath ended, Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James, and Salome went out and purchased burial spices so they could anoint Jesus' body.

John 19:39
With him came Nicodemus, the man who had come to Jesus at night. He brought about seventy-five pounds of perfumed ointment made from myrrh and aloes.

John 19:40
Following Jewish burial custom, they wrapped Jesus' body with the spices in long sheets of linen cloth.

Genesis 27:41
From that time on, Esau hated Jacob because their father had given Jacob the blessing. And Esau began to scheme: "I will soon be mourning my father's death. Then I will kill my brother, Jacob."

Genesis 50:1
Joseph threw himself on his father and wept over him and kissed him.

Genesis 50:26
So Joseph died at the age of 110. The Egyptians embalmed him, and his body was placed in a coffin in Egypt.

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