A technique used by the Egyptians to preserve the bodies of humans and certain animals. Both Jacob (Gen 50:2-3) and Joseph (Gen 50:26) were embalmed.

Gen 50:2-3

2Joseph commanded the physicians in his service to embalm his father. So the physicians embalmed Israel;3they spent forty days in doing this, for that is the ti ... View more

Gen 50:26

26And Joseph died, being one hundred ten years old; he was embalmed and placed in a coffin in Egypt.

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