Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Proclaim a fast
And the sons of Jacob answered Shechem and Hamor his father deceitfully, and spoke because he had defiled Dinah their sister --
Behold, ye have fasted for strife and debate, and to smite with the fist of wickedness; ye do not at present fast, to cause your voice to be heard on high.
and having sent them to Bethlehem, said, Go, search out accurately concerning the child, and when ye shall have found him bring me back word, so that I also may come and do him homage.
who devour the houses of widows, and as a pretext make long prayers. These shall receive a severer judgment.
They lead therefore Jesus from Caiaphas to the praetorium; and it was early morn. And they entered not into the praetorium, that they might not be defiled, but eat the passover.
And she spoke to him according to these words, saying, The Hebrew bondman that thou hast brought to us came in to me to mock me;
1 Kings 21:12
they proclaimed a fast, and set Naboth at the head of the people.
Ye have heard the blasphemy; what think ye? And they all condemned him to be guilty of death.