1 Kings 13:31

31 After burying him, he said to his sons, “When I die, bury me in the grave where the man of God is buried; lay my bones beside his bones.

Read 1 Kings 13:31 Using Other Translations

And it came to pass, after he had buried him, that he spake to his sons, saying, When I am dead, then bury me in the sepulchre wherein the man of God is buried; lay my bones beside his bones:
And after he had buried him, he said to his sons, "When I die, bury me in the grave in which the man of God is buried; lay my bones beside his bones.
Afterward the prophet said to his sons, “When I die, bury me in the grave where the man of God is buried. Lay my bones beside his bones.

What does 1 Kings 13:31 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
1 Kings 13:31

And it came to pass, after he had buried him, that he spoke to
his sons, saying
He gave them the following charge:

when I am dead, then bury me in the sepulchre wherein the man of God is
buried;
as it was his own, it might be reasonably thought they would bury him in it without such a charge; but, lest they should not, he gives it:

lay my bones beside his bones;
his view in this was, that when Josiah came to burn the bones of the priests, he would spare the bones of this man of God; and so his, lying by them, and mingled with them, would be spared also, and so it proved, ( 2 Kings 23:18 ) .

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