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And Joab sent to Tekoah, and fetched thence a wise woman, and said unto her, I pray thee, feign thyself to be a mourner, and put on now mourning apparel, and anoint not thyself with oil, but be as a woman that had a long time mourned for the dead:
2 Samuel 11:26
And, when Uriah's wife heard that Uriah her husband was dead, she made loud lamentation over her lord.
Thou wilt, therefore, bathe thee, and anoint thee, and put thine apparel upon thee, and go down to the threshing-floor, - do not make thyself known to the man, until he have done eating and drinking.
And, wine, may rejoice the heart of man, Making radiant his well-nourished face, - And, food, may, the heart of man, sustain.
Continually, let thy garments be white, - and, ointment upon thy bead, let it not be lacking.
But, when, thou, art fasting, anoint thy head, and, thy face, wash, -