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And it came to pass, when king Hezekiah heard it, that he rent his clothes, and covered himself with sackcloth, and went into the house of the LORD.
2 Kings 19:1
And when King Hezekiah heard it, he tore his clothes, covered himself with sackcloth and entered the house of the Lord.
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 22:11
When the king heard the words of the book of the law,
he tore his clothes.
Yet the king and all his servants who heard all these words were
not afraid, nor did they rend their garments.
Then the people of Nineveh believed in God; and they called a
fast and put on sackcloth from the greatest to the least of them.
“ Woe to you, Chorazin! Woe to you, Bethsaida! For if the miracles had occurred in Tyre and Sidon which occurred in you, they would have repented long ago in sackcloth and ashes.
But at the evening offering I arose from my
humiliation, even with my garment and my robe torn, and I fell on my knees and stretched out my hands to the Lord my God;
Then Job arose and
tore his robe and shaved his head, and he fell to the ground and worshiped.
tore his clothes, and put sackcloth on his loins and mourned for his son many days.