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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
Then Joshua rent his clothes and fell upon his face to the earth before the ark of Yahweh until the evening, he and the elders of Israel, - and they lifted up dust upon their heads.
2 Kings 18:37
Then came in Eliakim son of Hilkiah who was over the household, and Shebna the scribe, and Joah son of Asaph the recorder, unto Hezekiah, with rent clothes, - and they told him the words of Rab-shakeh.
2 Kings 19:1
And it came to pass, when King Hezekiah heard, that he rent his clothes, - and covered himself with sackcloth, and entered the house of Yahweh;
Job 1:20
Then Job arose, and rent his robe, and shaved his head, and fell to the earth and worshipped;
Jeremiah 36:24
Yet were they not in dread, neither rent they their garments, - the king, nor any of his servants that were hearing all these words.


Leviticus 21:5
They shall not make a baldness behind in their head, And the border of their beard, shall they not cut off, - And, in their flesh, shall they not make incisions.
Nehemiah 13:25
So I contended with them, and laid a curse upon them, and I smote, from among them, certain men, and pulled out their hair, - and I put them on oath by God, Ye shall not give your daughters unto their sons, nor take of their daughters, for your sons nor for yourselves.
Isaiah 15:2
He hath gone up to Bayith and Dibon, to the high places, to weep, - On Nebo and on Medeba, Moab is howling, On all their heads, a baldness, Every beard, clipped.
Jeremiah 7:29
Cut thou off thy crown of hair O Jerusalem , and cast it away, And lift thou up on the bare heights, a dirge, - For Yahweh hath rejected and cast out the generation with which he was wroth.
Jeremiah 48:37
For, every head, is baldness, And every beard, clipped: Upon all hands, are gashes, And upon the loins, sackcloth
Ezekiel 7:18
Therefore shall they gird themselves with sackcloth, And shuddering shall cover them,-And in all faces, shall be paleness, And in all their heads, baldness.
Micah 1:16
Make thee bald, and cut off thy hair, for the children of thy pleasures, - enlarge thy baldness, like a vulture, for they are exiled from thee.


Nehemiah 1:4
And it came to pass, when I heard these words, that I sat down and wept, and I mourned certain days, - and continued fasting and praying, before the God of the heavens;
Job 2:12
And, when they lifted up their eyes afar off, and knew him not, they lifted up their voice, and wept - and rent, every one his robe, and sprinkled dust upon their heads, toward the heavens.
Psalm 66:3
Say unto God - How fearful in thy doings, Through the abounding of thy power, shall thy foes come cringing unto thee;
Ezekiel 3:15
Thus came I unto them of the captivity, at Tel-abib. who were dwelling towards he river Chebar and I dwelt where They were dwelling; yea I dwelt there seven days, stunned in their midst,
Daniel 4:19
Then, Daniel, whose name was Belteshazzar, was astonished for about one moment, and, his thoughts, troubled him. The king spake and said, O Belteshazzar, let neither, the dream, nor the interpretation, trouble thee. Belteshazzar answered and said, My Lord, The dream, be for them who hate thee, and, the interpretation, for them who are thy foes.
Daniel 8:27
Now, as for me Daniel, then was I sick for days, but I arose and did the business of the king, - and, though I was confounded concerning the revelation, yet could no one discern it.

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Genesis 37:34
And Jacob rent his garments, and put sackcloth upon his loins, - and mourned over his son many days.
Nehemiah 10:30
and that we would not give our daughters unto the peoples of the land, - and, their daughters, would we not take for our sons;