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Tombs of the Hebrews: Were generally excavated in the solid rock, or were natural caves.
Mention is made of such tombs in
(Judges 8:32; 2 Samuel 2:32; 2 Kings 9:28; 23:30)
They were sometimes made in gardens
(2 Kings 21:26; 23:16; Matthew 27:60) They
are found in great numbers in and around Jerusalem and all over the
land. They were sometimes whitewashed
(Matthew 23:27,29) The body of
Jesus was laid in Joseph's new rock-hewn tomb, in a garden near to
Calvary. All evidence is in favour of the opinion that this tomb was
somewhere near the Damascus gate, and outside the city, and cannot be
identified with the so-called "holy sepulchre." The mouth of such
rocky tombs was usually closed by a large stone (Heb. golal), which
could only be removed by the united efforts of several men
(Matthew 28:2) comp.