Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


And in that day did the Lord GOD of hosts call to weeping, and to mourning, and to baldness, and to girding with sackcloth:

Bible References


2 Chronicles 35:25
And Jeremiah lamented for Josiah. And all the singing men and singing women spoke of Josiah in their lamentations to this day. And they made them an ordinance in Israel, and, behold, they are written in the lamentations.
Nehemiah 8:9
And Nehemiah, who was the governor, and Ezra the priest the scribe, and the Levites who taught the people, said to all the people, This day is holy to LORD your God; do not mourn nor weep. For all the people wept when they heard th
Nehemiah 9:9
And thou saw the affliction of our fathers in Egypt, and heard their cry by the Red Sea,
Ecclesiastes 3:4
a time to weep, and a time to laugh, a time to mourn, and a time to dance,
Joel 1:13
Gird yourselves [with sackcloth], and lament, ye priests. Wail, ye ministers of the altar. Come, lay all night in sackcloth, ye ministers of my God. For the meal-offering and the drink-offering are withheld from the house of your G
Joel 2:17
Let the priests, the ministers of LORD, weep between the porch and the altar, and let them say, Spare thy people, O LORD, and do not give thy heritage to reproach, that the nations should rule over them. Why should they say among t
James 4:8
Approach God and he will approach you. Cleanse the hands, ye sinners, and purify the hearts, ye double-minded.
James 5:1
Go now, ye rich, weep, howling for your miseries that are approaching.

To baldness

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.
Ezra 9:3
And when I heard this thing, I tore my garment and my robe, and plucked off the hair of my head and of my beard, and sat down confounded.
Job 1:20
Then Job arose, and tore his robe, and shaved his head, and fell down upon the ground, and worshipped.
Amos 8:10
And I will turn your feasts into mourning, and all your songs into lamentation. And I will bring sackcloth upon all loins, and baldness upon every head, and I will make it as the mourning for an only son, and the end thereof as a b
Jonah 3:6
And the news reached the king of Nineveh, and he arose from his throne, and laid his robe from him, and covered himself with sackcloth, and sat in ashes.
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.

General references

Genesis 37:34
And Jacob rent his garments, and put sackcloth upon his loins, and mourned for his son many days.
Job 30:31
Therefore my harp has [turned] to mourning, and my pipe into the voice of those who weep.
Jeremiah 16:8
And thou shall not go into the house of feasting to sit with them, to eat and to drink.
Luke 17:27
They ate, they drank, they married, they were given in marriage, until the day that Noah entered into the ark, and the flood came and destroyed them all.