Saturday, 20 February 2016

R&D: Sackcloth & Ashes Rehearsal, February 2016

R&D: Sackcloth & Ashes

Biblical quotations: Sackcloth & Ashes

Job 16:15
I have sewed sackcloth over my skin
and buried my brow in the dust.

Job 42:6
Therefore I despise myself
and repent in dust and ashes.

Esther 4:1
When Mordecai learned of all that had been done, he tore his clothes, put on sackcloth and ashes, and went out into the city, wailing loudly and bitterly.
Lamentations 2:10 
The elders of Daughter Zion
sit on the ground in silence;

they have sprinkled dust on their heads    
and put on sackcloth.

The young women of Jerusalem
have bowed their heads to the ground.

Joel 1:8
Mourn like a virgin in sackcloth
grieving for the betrothed of her youth.

1 Kings 21:27
When Ahab heard these words, he tore his clothes, put on sackcloth and fasted. He lay in sackcloth and went around meekly.
1 Chronicles 21:16
David looked up and saw the angel of the Lord standing between heaven and earth, with a drawn sword in his hand extended over Jerusalem. Then David and the elders, clothed in sackcloth, fell facedown.
Isaiah 15:3
In the streets they wear sackcloth;

on the roofs and in the public squares 
they all wail,
prostrate with weeping.

Isaiah 3:24
Instead of fragrance there will be a stench;
instead of a sash, a rope;

instead of well-dressed hair, baldness;

instead of fine clothing, sackcloth;
instead of beauty, branding.

2 Kings 6:30
When the king heard the woman’s words, he tore his robes. As he went along the wall, the people looked, and they saw that, under his robes, he had sackcloth on his body.
1 Kings 20:31
His officials said to him, “Look, we have heard that the kings of Israel are merciful. Let us go to the king of Israel with sackcloth around our waists and ropes around our heads. Perhaps he will spare your life."