Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Proclaim a fast
And the sons of Jacob answered Shechem and Hamor his father with guile, and spoke, because he had defiled Dinah their sister,
Behold, ye fast for strife and contention, and to smite with the fist of wickedness. Ye do not fast this day so as to make your voice to be heard on high.
And having sent them to Bethlehem, he said, After going, search diligently about the child. And when ye find him, report to me, so that I also having come, may worship him.
But woe to you, scholars and Pharisees, hypocrites! Because ye devour widows' houses, and praying long in pretence. Because of this ye will receive greater condemnation.
who devour widows' houses, and in pretence make long prayers. These will receive greater damnation.
They lead Jesus therefore from Caiaphas to the Praetorium. And it was early, and they did not enter into the Praetorium, so that they would not be defiled, but that they might eat the Passover.
And she spoke to him according to these words, saying, The Hebrew servant, whom thou have brought to us, came in to me to mock me.
1 Kings 21:12
They proclaimed a fast, and set Naboth on high among the people.
Ye have heard the blasphemy. What does it seem to you? And they all condemned him to be deserving of death.