Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Proclaim a fast
And the sons of Jacob will answer Shechem and Hamor his father with deceit, and will say, Because he defiled Dinah their sister.
behold, for contention and strife ye will fast, and to strike with the fist of injustice: ye shall not fast as today to cause your voice to be heard on high.
And having sent them to Bethlehem, he said, Having gone, examine thoroughly concerning the child; and when ye should find, announce ye to me, so that I also, having gone, will worship him.
Woe to you scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye devour widows' houses, and for pretence, praying at great lengths; for this shall ye receive more distingnished judgment.
Who devour widows' houses, and for a pretence pray at great length; these shall receive more abundant judgment.
Then led they Jesus from Caiaphas to the pretorium: and it was early morning; and they came not into the pretorium, lest they should be defiled; but that they might eat the pascha.
And she will speak to him according to these words, saying, The Hebrew servant which thou broughtest to us, came in to me to mock me.
1 Kings 21:12
They called a fast; they will set Naboth upon the head of the people.
Ye have heard the blasphemy; How does it appear to you? And they all condemned him to be liable to the penalty of death.