And the young men arose
The younger brethren of the church, who were robust, and strong, and fit for the following service: these rose up from their seats at once, not willing that such an awful spectacle should lie long before them:
and wound him up;
in linen clothes, as was the manner of the Jews:
and carried him out:
of the house where they were, and out of the city; for the burying places of the Jews were without the city:
and buried him;
which was all done in a very short time, as appears by what follows.