Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


And when they lifted up their eyes afar off, and knew him not, they lifted up their voice, and wept; and they rent every one his mantle, and sprinkled dust upon their heads toward heaven.

They rent

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Bible References

Knew him

Job 19:14
My kindred ceased, and they acquainted with me forgot me.
Ruth 1:19
And they two will go till they came to the house of bread. And it will be as they came to the house of bread, and all the city will be moved at them, and they will say, Is this Naomi?
Lamentations 4:7
Her consecrated ones were pure above snow, they were white above milk, they were red of body above pearls, their figure sapphire:

Their voice

Genesis 27:34
When Esau heard the words of his father, and he will cry out with a great cry, even bitter exceedingly, and he will say to his father, praise me, me also, my father!
Judges 2:4
And it will be when the messenger of Jehovah spake these words to all the sons of Israel, and the people will lift up their voice and weep.
1 Samuel 11:4
And the messengers will come to the hill of Saul and will speak the words in the ears of the people: and all the people will lift up their voice and weep.
1 Samuel 30:4
And David will lift up, and the people with him, their voice, and they will weep till power was not in them to weep.
2 Samuel 13:36
And it will be as he finished to speak, and behold, the king's sons came, and they will lift up their voice and weep: and the king and all his servants wept a very great weeping.
Esther 4:1
And Mordecai knew all that was done, and Mordecai will rend his garments, and put on sackcloth and ashes, and he will go forth into the city, and he will cry out a great and bitter cry;

They rent

Job 1:20
And Job will rise and rend his covering, and shave his head, and fall to the earth and worship.

Sprinkled dust upon

Nehemiah 9:1
And in the twenty and fourth day to this month, the sons of Israel were gathered together with fasting and with sackclothes, and earth upon them.
Lamentations 2:10
They sat upon the earth; the old men of the daughter of Zion were silent; they brought up the dust upon their head: they girded on sackcloth: the virgins of Jerusalem brought down their head to the earth.
Ezekiel 27:30
And with their voice they shall cause to be heard against thee, and they shall cry with bitterness, and they shall bring up dust upon their heads, and they shall roll themselves in ashes.
Revelation 18:19
And they cast earth upon their heads, and cried, weeping and mourning, saying, Woe, woe, the great city, in which all having ships in the sea were rich by her value! for in one hour was she rendered a desert.

General references

Genesis 37:34
And Jacob will rend his garments, and will put sackcloth upon his loins, and will mourn for his son many days.