And a man's uncle shall take him up, and he that burns him, to bring out the bones out of the house, and shall say unto him that is by the sides of the house, Is there yet any with you? and he shall say, No. Then shall he say, Hold your tongue: for we may not make mention of the name of the LORD.
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George Leo Haydock
Burn. After the captivity, it was more common to bury or to embalm the dead. (Calmet)