Genesis 50:3

English Standard Version

3 Forty days were required for it, for that is how many are required for embalming. And the Egyptians wept for him seventy days. (Ge50:10; Nu20:29; De34:8; 1Sa31:13; Job2:13)

New International Version

3 taking a full forty days, for that was the time required for embalming. And the Egyptians mourned for him seventy days.

New Int. Readers Version

3 They took 40 days to do it. They needed that much time to prepare a body in the right way. The Egyptians sobbed over Jacob for 70 days.

King James Version

3 And forty days were fulfilled for him; for so are fulfilled the days of those which are embalmed: and the Egyptians mourned for him threescore and ten days.