Chibbut Hak-Keber (חַבּוּט הִקֶּבֶי, the beating of the dead), which, the :Jewish rabbis allege, is performed in the grave by the angel Duma and his attendants. who hold in their hands three fiery rods, and judge at once the body and soul. See Buxtorf, Lex. Chald. Talm s.v.