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And they buried him in his own sepulchres, which he had made for himself in the city of David, and laid him in the bed which was filled with sweet odours and divers kinds of spices prepared by the apothecaries' art: and they made a very great burning for him.

New Defender's Study Bible Notes

16:14 great burning. Asa was buried, not cremated. The “burning” was probably a burning of spices in honor of Asa’s earlier godly accomplishments.

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