Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
My relations and my near friends have given me up, and those living in my house have put me out of their minds.
And a certain poor man, named Lazarus, was stretched out at his door, full of wounds,
For this cause I give witness that what I said is false, and in sorrow I take my seat in the dust.
2 Samuel 13:19
And Tamar, in her grief, put dust on her head; and she put her hand on her head and went away crying loudly.
To give them a fair head-dress in place of dust, the oil of joy in place of the clothing of grief, praise in place of sorrow; so that they may be named trees of righteousness, the planting of the Lord, and so that he may have glory.
And their voices will be sounding over you, and crying bitterly they will put dust on their heads, rolling themselves in the dust:
And the word came to the king of Nineveh, and he got up from his seat of authority, and took off his robe, and covering himself with haircloth, took his seat in the dust.
Unhappy are you, Chorazin! Unhappy are you, Beth-saida! For if the works of power which were done in you had been done in Tyre and Sidon, they would have been turned from their sins in days gone by, clothing themselves in haircloth and putting dust on their heads.