Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


And when I heard this thing, I rent my garment and my mantle, and plucked off the hair of my head and of my beard, and sat down astonied.

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Bible References


Joshua 7:6
And Joshua tore his clothes, and fell to the earth upon his face before the ark of LORD until the evening, he and the elders of Israel, and they put dust upon their heads.
2 Kings 18:37
Then Eliakim the son of Hilkiah, who was over the household, and Shebna the scribe, and Joah the son of Asaph the recorder, came to Hezekiah with their clothes torn, and told him the words of Rabshakeh.
2 Kings 19:1
And it came to pass, when king Hezekiah heard it, that he tore his clothes, and covered himself with sackcloth, and went into the house of LORD.
Job 1:20
Then Job arose, and tore his robe, and shaved his head, and fell down upon the ground, and worshipped.
Jeremiah 36:24
And they were not afraid, nor tore their garments, neither the king, nor any of his servants who heard all these words.


Leviticus 21:5
They shall not make baldness upon their head, neither shall they shave off the corner of their beard, nor make any cuttings in their flesh.
Nehemiah 13:25
And I contended with them, and cursed them, and smote certain of them, and plucked off their hair, and made them swear by God, [saying], Ye shall not give your daughters to their sons, nor take their daughters for your sons, or for
Isaiah 15:2
They have gone up to Bayith, and to Dibon, to the high places, to weep. Moab wails over Nebo, and over Medeba. On all their heads is baldness. Every beard is cut off.
Jeremiah 7:29
Cut off thy hair, [O Jerusalem], and cast it away, and take up a lamentation on the bare heights. For LORD has rejected and forsaken the generation of his wrath.
Jeremiah 48:37
For every head is bald, and every beard clipped. Upon all the hands are cuttings, and upon the loins sackcloth.
Ezekiel 7:18
They shall also gird themselves with sackcloth, and horror shall cover them. And shame shall be upon all faces, and baldness upon all their heads.
Micah 1:16
Make thee bald, and cut off thy hair for the sons of thy delight. Enlarge thy baldness as the vulture, for they have gone into captivity from thee.


Nehemiah 1:4
And it came to pass, when I heard these words, that I sat down and wept, and mourned certain days. And I fasted and prayed before the God of heaven,
Job 2:12
And when they lifted up their eyes afar off, and did not recognize him, they lifted up their voice, and wept. And each one tore his robe, and sprinkled dust upon their heads toward heaven.
Psalm 66:3
Say to God, How awesome are thy works! Through the greatness of thy power thine enemies shall submit themselves to thee.
Psalm 143:4
Therefore my spirit is overwhelmed within me. My heart within me is desolate.
Ezekiel 3:15
Then I came to those of the captivity at Tel-abib, who dwelt by the river Chebar, and to where they dwelt. And I sat there overwhelmed among them seven days.
Daniel 4:19
Then Daniel, whose name was Belteshazzar, was stricken mute for a while, and his thoughts troubled him. The king answered and said, Belteshazzar, let not the dream, or the interpretation, trouble thee. Belteshazzar answered and sai
Daniel 8:27
And I, Daniel, fainted, and was sick certain days. Then I rose up, and did the king's business. And I wondered at the vision, but none understood it.

General references

Genesis 37:34
And Jacob rent his garments, and put sackcloth upon his loins, and mourned for his son many days.
Nehemiah 10:30
And that we would not give our daughters to the peoples of the land, nor take their daughters for our sons.