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Thus saith the LORD of hosts, Consider ye, and call for the mourning women, that they may come; and send for cunning women, that they may come:

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2 Chronicles 35:25
And Jeremiah chanted a dirge over Josiah, and all the singing men and singing women in their dirges have spoken concerning Josiah, until this day, and they appointed them by statute for Israel, - and, there they are, written among the dirges.
Job 3:8
Let day-cursers denounce it, Those skilled in rousing the dragon of the sky:
Ecclesiastes 12:5
Yea, at what is high, they be in fear, and there be, terrors, in the way, and the almond be rejected, and the grasshopper drag itself along, and desire perish, - for man is going to his age-abiding home, when the wailers shall go round in the streets;
Amos 5:16
Therefore, thus, saith Yahweh, God of hosts, My Lord, In all broadways, shall be lamentation, and, in all streets, shall they say, Alas! Alas! And they shall call the husbandman unto the mourning, and, unto the lamentation, them who know a wailing song;
Matthew 9:23
And, Jesus, coming, into the house of the ruler, and seeing the flute-players and the multitude in confusion, was saying:
Mark 5:38
And they come into the house of the synagogue-ruler, and he observeth a tumult, and persons weeping and wailing greatly;

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Ezekiel 27:2
Thou, therefore, son of man, Take up over Tyre a dirge;
Ezekiel 32:16
A dirge, it is And they shall chant it, The daughters of the nations Shall chant it: Over Egypt and over all her multitude, Shall they chant it, Declareth My Lord, Yahweh.