1 Kings 13:29

29 So the prophet lifted the corpse of the man of God and laid it on the donkey and brought it back. The old prophet came into the city to mourn and to bury him.

1 Kings 13:29 Meaning and Commentary

1 Kings 13:29

And the prophet took up the carcass of the man of God
The lion perhaps made off as soon as he came, or, if he stayed, the prophet was not afraid of him, seeing he did not attempt to devour the carcass, nor touch the ass, nor do any hurt to those that passed by: and laid it upon the ass, and brought it back;
to his own city: and the old prophet came to the city to mourn, and to bury him;
to perform the funeral rites, according to the custom of the place.

1 Kings 13:29 In-Context

27 Then the old prophet instructed his sons, "Saddle the donkey for me." They saddled it,
28 and he went and found the corpse of the man of God thrown on the road with the donkey and the lion standing beside the corpse. The lion had not eaten the corpse or mauled the donkey.
29 So the prophet lifted the corpse of the man of God and laid it on the donkey and brought it back. The old prophet came into the city to mourn and to bury him.
30 Then he laid the corpse in his own grave, and they mourned over him: "Oh, my brother!"
31 After he had buried him, he said to his sons, "When I die, you must bury me in the grave where the man of God is buried; lay my bones beside his bones,