174 verses

Gen 15:15

(NIV)
You, however, will go to your ancestors in peace and be buried at a good old age.
(ESV)
As for you, you shall go to your fathers in peace; you shall be buried in a good old age.

Gen 23:4

(NIV)
‘I am a foreigner and stranger among you. Sell me some property for a burial site here so that I can bury my dead.’

(ESV)
“I am a sojourner and foreigner among you; give me property among you for a burying place, that I may bury my dead out of my sight.”

Gen 23:6

(NIV)
‘Sir, listen to us. You are a mighty prince among us. Bury your dead in the choicest of our tombs. None of us will refuse you his tomb for burying your dead.’

(ESV)
“Hear us, my lord; you are a prince of God among us. Bury your dead in the choicest of our tombs. None of us will withhold from you his tomb to hinder you from burying your dead.”

Gen 23:8

(NIV)
He said to them, ‘If you are willing to let me bury my dead, then listen to me and intercede with Ephron son of Zohar on my behalf
(ESV)
And he said to them, “If you are willing that I should bury my dead out of my sight, hear me and entreat for me Ephron the son of Zohar,

Gen 23:9

(NIV)
so that 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.’

(ESV)
that he may give me the cave of Machpelah, which he owns; it is at the end of his field. For the full price let him give it to me in your presence as property for a burying place.”

Gen 23:11

(NIV)
‘No, my lord,’ he said. ‘Listen to me; I give you the field, and I give you the cave that is in it. I give it to you in the presence of my people. Bury your dead.’

(ESV)
No, my lord, hear me: I give you the field, and I give you the cave that is in it. In the sight of the sons of my people I give it to you. Bury your dead.”

Gen 23:13

(NIV)
and he said to Ephron in their hearing, ‘Listen to me, if you will. I will pay the price of the field. Accept it from me so that I can bury my dead there.’

(ESV)
And he said to Ephron in the hearing of the people of the land, “But if you will, hear me: I give the price of the field. Accept it from me, that I may bury my dead there.”

Gen 23:15

(NIV)
‘Listen to me, my lord; the land is worth four hundred shekels of silver, but what is that between you and me? Bury your dead.’

(ESV)
“My lord, listen to me: a piece of land worth four hundred shekels of silver, what is that between you and me? Bury your dead.”

Gen 23:19

(NIV)
Afterwards Abraham buried his wife Sarah in the cave in the field of Machpelah near Mamre (which is at Hebron) in the land of Canaan.
(ESV)
After this, Abraham buried Sarah his wife in the cave of the field of Machpelah east of Mamre (that is, Hebron) in the land of Canaan.

Gen 23:20

(NIV)
So the field and the cave in it were legally made over to Abraham by the Hittites as a burial site.

(ESV)
The field and the cave that is in it were made over to Abraham as property for a burying place by the Hittites.

Gen 25:9

(NIV)
His sons Isaac and Ishmael buried him in the cave of Machpelah near Mamre, in the field of Ephron son of Zohar the Hittite,
(ESV)
Isaac and Ishmael his sons buried him in the cave of Machpelah, in the field of Ephron the son of Zohar the Hittite, east of Mamre,

Gen 25:10

(NIV)
the field Abraham had bought from the Hittites. There Abraham was buried with his wife Sarah.
(ESV)
the field that Abraham purchased from the Hittites. There Abraham was buried, with Sarah his wife.

Gen 35:8

(NIV)
Now Deborah, Rebekah’s nurse, died and was buried under the oak outside Bethel. So it was named Allon Bakuth.

(ESV)
And Deborah, Rebekah’s nurse, died, and she was buried under an oak below Bethel. So he called its name Allon-bacuth.

Gen 35:19

(NIV)
So Rachel died and was buried on the way to Ephrath (that is, Bethlehem).
(ESV)
So Rachel died, and she was buried on the way to Ephrath (that is, Bethlehem),

Gen 35:20

(NIV)
Over her tomb Jacob set up a pillar, and to this day that pillar marks Rachel’s tomb.

(ESV)
and Jacob set up a pillar over her tomb. It is the pillar of Rachel’s tomb, which is there to this day.

Gen 35:29

(NIV)
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.

(ESV)
And Isaac breathed his last, and he died and was gathered to his people, old and full of days. And his sons Esau and Jacob buried him.

Gen 47:29

(NIV)
When the time drew near for Israel to die, he called for his son Joseph and said to him, ‘If I have found favour in your eyes, put your hand under my thigh and promise that you will show me kindness and faithfulness. Do not bury me in Egypt,
(ESV)
And when the time drew near that Israel must die, he called his son Joseph and said to him, “If now I have found favor in your sight, put your hand under my thigh and promise to deal kindly and truly with me. Do not bury me in Egypt,

Gen 47:30

(NIV)
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.

(ESV)
but let me lie with my fathers. Carry me out of Egypt and bury me in their burying place.” He answered, “I will do as you have said.”

Gen 48:7

(NIV)
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).

(ESV)
As for me, when I came from Paddan, to my sorrow Rachel died in the land of Canaan on the way, when there was still some distance to go to Ephrath, and I buried her there on the way to Ephrath (that is, Bethlehem).”

Gen 49:29

(NIV)
Then he gave them these instructions: ‘I am about to be gathered to my people. Bury me with my fathers in the cave in the field of Ephron the Hittite,
(ESV)
Then he commanded them and said to them, “I am to be gathered to my people; bury me with my fathers in the cave that is in the field of Ephron the Hittite,

Gen 49:30

(NIV)
the cave in the field of Machpelah, near Mamre in Canaan, which Abraham bought along with the field as a burial place from Ephron the Hittite.
(ESV)
in the cave that is in the field at Machpelah, to the east of Mamre, in the land of Canaan, which Abraham bought with the field from Ephron the Hittite to possess as a burying place.

Gen 49:31

(NIV)
There Abraham and his wife Sarah were buried, there Isaac and his wife Rebekah were buried, and there I buried Leah.
(ESV)
There they buried Abraham and Sarah his wife. There they buried Isaac and Rebekah his wife, and there I buried Leah

Gen 50:5

(NIV)
“My father made me swear an oath and said, ‘I am about to die; bury me in the tomb I dug for myself in the land of Canaan.’ Now let me go up and bury my father; then I will return.”’

(ESV)
‘My father made me swear, saying, “I am about to die: in my tomb that I hewed out for myself in the land of Canaan, there shall you bury me.” Now therefore, let me please go up and bury my father. Then I will return.’”

Gen 50:6

(NIV)
Pharaoh said, ‘Go up and bury your father, as he made you swear to do.’

(ESV)
And Pharaoh answered, “Go up, and bury your father, as he made you swear.”

Gen 50:7

(NIV)
So Joseph went up to bury his father. All Pharaoh’s officials accompanied him – the dignitaries of his court and all the dignitaries of Egypt –
(ESV)
So Joseph went up to bury his father. With him went up all the servants of Pharaoh, the elders of his household, and all the elders of the land of Egypt,

Gen 50:13

(NIV)
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 along with the field as a burial place from Ephron the Hittite.
(ESV)
for his sons carried him to the land of Canaan and buried him in the cave of the field at Machpelah, to the east of Mamre, which Abraham bought with the field from Ephron the Hittite to possess as a burying place.

Gen 50:14

(NIV)
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.

(ESV)
After he had buried his father, Joseph returned to Egypt with his brothers and all who had gone up with him to bury his father.

Exod 14:11

(NIV)
They said to Moses, ‘Was it because there were no graves in Egypt that you brought us to the desert to die? What have you done to us by bringing us out of Egypt?
(ESV)
They said to Moses, “Is it because there are no graves in Egypt that you have taken us away to die in the wilderness? What have you done to us in bringing us out of Egypt?

Num 11:34

(NIV)
Therefore the place was named Kibroth Hattaavah, because there they buried the people who had craved other food.

(ESV)
Therefore the name of that place was called Kibroth-hattaavah, because there they buried the people who had the craving.

Num 19:16

(NIV)
‘Anyone out in the open who touches someone who has been killed with a sword or someone who has died a natural death, or anyone who touches a human bone or a grave, will be unclean for seven days.

(ESV)
Whoever in the open field touches someone who was killed with a sword or who died naturally, or touches a human bone or a grave, shall be unclean seven days.

Num 19:18

(NIV)
Then a man who is ceremonially clean is to take some hyssop, dip it in the water and sprinkle the tent and all the furnishings and the people who were there. He must also sprinkle anyone who has touched a human bone or a grave or anyone who has been killed or anyone who has died a natural death.
(ESV)
Then a clean person shall take hyssop and dip it in the water and sprinkle it on the tent and on all the furnishings and on the persons who were there and on whoever touched the bone, or the slain or the dead or the grave.

Num 20:1

(NIV)
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.

(ESV)
And the people of Israel, the whole congregation, came into the wilderness of Zin in the first month, and the people stayed in Kadesh. And Miriam died there and was buried there.

Num 33:4

(NIV)
who were burying all their firstborn, whom the Lord had struck down among them; for the Lord had brought judgment on their gods.

(ESV)
while the Egyptians were burying all their firstborn, whom the Lord had struck down among them. On their gods also the Lord executed judgments.

Deut 10:6

(NIV)
(The Israelites travelled from the wells of Bene Jaakan to Moserah. There Aaron died and was buried, and Eleazar his son succeeded him as priest.
(ESV)
(The people of Israel journeyed from Beeroth Bene-jaakan to Moserah. There Aaron died, and there he was buried. And his son Eleazar ministered as priest in his place.

Deut 21:23

(NIV)
you must not leave the body hanging on the pole overnight. Be sure to bury it that same day, because anyone who is hung on a pole is under God’s curse. You must not desecrate the land the Lord your God is giving you as an inheritance.

(ESV)
his body shall not remain all night on the tree, but you shall bury him the same day, for a hanged man is cursed by God. You shall not defile your land that the Lord your God is giving you for an inheritance.

Deut 34:6

(NIV)
He buried him in Moab, in the valley opposite Beth Peor, but to this day no one knows where his grave is.
(ESV)
and he buried him in the valley in the land of Moab opposite Beth-peor; but no one knows the place of his burial to this day.

Josh 24:30

(NIV)
And they buried him in the land of his inheritance, at Timnath Serah in the hill country of Ephraim, north of Mount Gaash.

(ESV)
And they buried him in his own inheritance at Timnath-serah, which is in the hill country of Ephraim, north of the mountain of Gaash.

Josh 24:32

(NIV)
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.

(ESV)
As for the bones of Joseph, which the people of Israel brought up from Egypt, they buried them at Shechem, in the piece of land that Jacob bought from the sons of Hamor the father of Shechem for a hundred pieces of money. It became an inheritance of the descendants of Joseph.

Josh 24:33

(NIV)
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.

(ESV)
And Eleazar the son of Aaron died, and they buried him at Gibeah, the town of Phinehas his son, which had been given him in the hill country of Ephraim.

Judg 2:9

(NIV)
And they buried him in the land of his inheritance, at Timnath Heres in the hill country of Ephraim, north of Mount Gaash.

(ESV)
And they buried him within the boundaries of his inheritance in Timnath-heres, in the hill country of Ephraim, north of the mountain of Gaash.

Judg 8:32

(NIV)
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.

(ESV)
And Gideon the son of Joash died in a good old age and was buried in the tomb of Joash his father, at Ophrah of the Abiezrites.

Judg 10:2

(NIV)
He led Israel for twenty-three years; then he died, and was buried in Shamir.

(ESV)
And he judged Israel twenty-three years. Then he died and was buried at Shamir.

Judg 10:5

(NIV)
When Jair died, he was buried in Kamon.

(ESV)
And Jair died and was buried in Kamon.

Judg 12:7

(NIV)
Jephthah led Israel for six years. Then Jephthah the Gileadite died and was buried in a town in Gilead.

(ESV)
Jephthah judged Israel six years. Then Jephthah the Gileadite died and was buried in his city in Gilead.

Judg 12:10

(NIV)
Then Ibzan died and was buried in Bethlehem.

(ESV)
Then Ibzan died and was buried at Bethlehem.

Judg 12:12

(NIV)
Then Elon died and was buried in Aijalon in the land of Zebulun.

(ESV)
Then Elon the Zebulunite died and was buried at Aijalon in the land of Zebulun.

Judg 12:15

(NIV)
Then Abdon son of Hillel died and was buried at Pirathon in Ephraim, in the hill country of the Amalekites.

(ESV)
Then Abdon the son of Hillel the Pirathonite died and was buried at Pirathon in the land of Ephraim, in the hill country of the Amalekites.

Judg 16:31

(NIV)
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 for twenty years.

(ESV)
Then his brothers and all his family came down and took him and brought him up and buried him between Zorah and Eshtaol in the tomb of Manoah his father. He had judged Israel twenty years.

Ruth 1:17

(NIV)
Where you die I will die, and there I will be buried. May the Lord deal with me, be it ever so severely, if even death separates you and me.’
(ESV)
Where you die I will die, and there will I be buried. May the Lord do so to me and more also if anything but death parts me from you.”

1Sam 10:2

(NIV)
When you leave me today, you will meet two men near Rachel’s tomb, at Zelzah on the border of Benjamin. They will say to you, “The donkeys you set out to look for have been found. And now your father has stopped thinking about them and is worried about you. He is asking, ‘What shall I do about my son?’”

(ESV)
When you depart from me today, you will meet two men by Rachel’s tomb in the territory of Benjamin at Zelzah, and they will say to you, ‘The donkeys that you went to seek are found, and now your father has ceased to care about the donkeys and is anxious about you, saying, “What shall I do about my son?”’

1Sam 25:1

(NIV)
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 Paran.

(ESV)
Now Samuel died. And all Israel assembled and mourned for him, and they buried him in his house at Ramah.

Then David rose and went down to the wilderness of Paran.

1Sam 28:3

(NIV)
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.

(ESV)
Now Samuel had died, and all Israel had mourned for him and buried him in Ramah, his own city. And Saul had put the mediums and the necromancers out of the land.

1Sam 31:13

(NIV)
Then they took their bones and buried them under a tamarisk tree at Jabesh, and they fasted seven days.

(ESV)
And they took their bones and buried them under the tamarisk tree in Jabesh and fasted seven days.

2Sam 2:4

(NIV)
Then the men of Judah came to Hebron, and there they anointed David king over the tribe of Judah.

When David was told that it was the men from Jabesh Gilead who had buried Saul,
(ESV)
And the men of Judah came, and there they anointed David king over the house of Judah.

When they told David, “It was the men of Jabesh-gilead who buried Saul,”

2Sam 2:5

(NIV)
he sent messengers to them to say to them, ‘The Lord bless you for showing this kindness to Saul your master by burying him.
(ESV)
David sent messengers to the men of Jabesh-gilead and said to them, “May you be blessed by the Lord, because you showed this loyalty to Saul your lord and buried him.

2Sam 2:32

(NIV)
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.

(ESV)
And they took up Asahel and buried him in the tomb of his father, which was at Bethlehem. And Joab and his men marched all night, and the day broke upon them at Hebron.

2Sam 3:32

(NIV)
They buried Abner in Hebron, and the king wept aloud at Abner’s tomb. All the people wept also.

(ESV)
They buried Abner at Hebron. And the king lifted up his voice and wept at the grave of Abner, and all the people wept.

2Sam 4:12

(NIV)
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.

(ESV)
And David commanded his young men, and they killed them and cut off their hands and feet and hanged them beside the pool at Hebron. But they took the head of Ish-bosheth and buried it in the tomb of Abner at Hebron.

2Sam 17:23

(NIV)
When Ahithophel saw that his advice had not been followed, he saddled his donkey and set out for his house in his home town. He put his house in order and then hanged himself. So he died and was buried in his father’s tomb.

(ESV)
When Ahithophel saw that his counsel was not followed, he saddled his donkey and went off home to his own city. He set his house in order and hanged himself, and he died and was buried in the tomb of his father.

2Sam 19:37

(NIV)
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 you wish.’

(ESV)
Please let your servant return, that I may die in my own city near the grave of my father and my mother. But here is your servant Chimham. Let him go over with my lord the king, and do for him whatever seems good to you.”
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