New American Standard Bible
He laid his body in his own grave, and they mourned over him, saying, "Alas, my brother!"
King James Bible
And he laid his carcase in his own grave; and they mourned over him, saying, Alas, my brother!
Darby Bible Translation
And he laid his corpse in his own sepulchre; and they mourned over him saying, Alas, my brother!
World English Bible
He laid his body in his own grave; and they mourned over him, saying, "Alas, my brother!"
Young's Literal Translation
and he placeth his carcase in his own grave, and they mourn for him, 'Oh, my brother!'
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
He laid his carcase in his own grave - As Joseph of Arimathaea did the body of our Lord Matthew 27:60. The possession of rock-hewn tombs by families, or individuals, was common among the Jews from their first entrance into the holy land to their final expulsion. A sepulchre usually consisted of an underground apartment, into which opened a number of long, narrow "loculi," or cells, placed side by side, each adapted to receive one body. The cells were 6 or 7 feet long, 2 feet wide, and 3 feet high. They were commonly closed by a stone placed at the end of each. Many such tombs still exist in Palestine.
LibraryAnd Yet, by Reason of that Affection of the Human Heart...
9. And yet, by reason of that affection of the human heart, whereby "no man ever hateth his own flesh,"  if men have reason to know that after their death their bodies will lack any thing which in each man's nation or country the wonted order of sepulture demandeth, it makes them sorrowful as men; and that which after death reacheth not unto them, they do before death fear for their bodies: so that we find in the Books of Kings, God by one prophet threatening another prophet who had transgressed …
St. Augustine—On Care to Be Had for the Dead.
The Book of the Law
1 Kings 13:29
So the prophet took up the body of the man of God and laid it on the donkey and brought it back, and he came to the city of the old prophet to mourn and to bury him.
2 Kings 23:17
Then he said, "What is this monument that I see?" And the men of the city told him, "It is the grave of the man of God who came from Judah and proclaimed these things which you have done against the altar of Bethel."
Therefore thus says the LORD in regard to Jehoiakim the son of Josiah, king of Judah, "They will not lament for him: 'Alas, my brother!' or, 'Alas, sister!' They will not lament for him: 'Alas for the master!' or, 'Alas for his splendor!'
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