Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

And he took him a potsherd to scrape himself withal; and he sat down among the ashes.

Bible References

Took him

Job 19:14
My kinsmen have failed me; my friends have forgotten me.
Psalm 38:5
My wounds are infected and starting to smell, because of my foolish sins.
Luke 16:20
But at his gate lay a poor man named Lazarus whose body was covered with sores,

He sat

Job 42:6
Therefore I despise myself, and I repent in dust and ashes!
2 Samuel 13:19
Then Tamar put ashes on her head and tore the long robe she was wearing. She put her hands on her head and went on her way, wailing as she went.
Isaiah 61:3
to strengthen those who mourn in Zion, by giving them a turban, instead of ashes, oil symbolizing joy, instead of mourning, a garment symbolizing praise, instead of discouragement. They will be called oaks of righteousness, trees planted by the Lord to reveal his splendor.
Ezekiel 27:30
They will lament loudly over you and cry bitterly. They will throw dust on their heads and roll in the ashes;
Jonah 3:6
When the news reached the king of Nineveh, he got up from his throne, took off his royal robe, put on sackcloth, and sat on ashes.
Matthew 11:21
"Woe to you, Chorazin! Woe to you, Bethsaida! If the miracles done in you had been done in Tyre and Sidon, they would have repented long ago in sackcloth and ashes.

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