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And it came to pass, when Ahab heard those words, that he rent his clothes, and put sackcloth upon his flesh, and fasted, and lay in sackcloth, and went softly.

Went softly

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Bible References

He rent

Genesis 37:34
Then Jacob tore his clothes, put on sackcloth, and mourned for his son many days.
2 Kings 6:30
When the king heard what the woman said, he tore his clothes. As he was passing by on the wall, the people could see he was wearing sackcloth under his clothes.
2 Kings 18:37
Eliakim son of Hilkiah, the palace supervisor, accompanied by Shebna the scribe and Joah son of Asaph, the secretary, went to Hezekiah with their clothes torn and reported to him what the chief adviser had said.
Jonah 3:6
When the news reached the king of Nineveh, he got up from his throne, took off his royal robe, put on sackcloth, and sat on ashes.

Lay in sackcloth

2 Samuel 12:17
The elders of his house stood over him and tried to lift him from the ground, but he was unwilling, and refused to eat food with them.
Job 16:15
I have sewed sackcloth on my skin, and buried my horn in the dust;
Isaiah 22:12
At that time the sovereign master, the Lord who commands armies, called for weeping and mourning, for shaved heads and sackcloth.
Isaiah 58:5
Is this really the kind of fasting I want? Do I want a day when people merely humble themselves, bowing their heads like a reed and stretching out on sackcloth and ashes? Is this really what you call a fast, a day that is pleasing to the Lord?
Joel 1:13
Get dressed and lament, you priests! Wail, you who minister at the altar! Come, spend the night in sackcloth, you servants of my God, because no one brings grain offerings or drink offerings to the temple of your God anymore.

Went softly

Isaiah 38:15
What can I say? He has decreed and acted. I will walk slowly all my years because I am overcome with grief.

General references

Genesis 37:34
Then Jacob tore his clothes, put on sackcloth, and mourned for his son many days.

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