Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Sanctify ye a fast, call a solemn assembly, gather the elders and all the inhabitants of the land into the house of the LORD your God, and cry unto the LORD,


Bible References


Joel 2:15
Blow the shofar in Zion, sanctify a fast, call a solemn assembly:
2 Chronicles 20:3
Then Jehoshaphat feared and set himself to seek the LORD and proclaimed a fast throughout all Judah.

The elders

Deuteronomy 29:10
Ye stand today, all of you, before the LORD your God, your princes of your tribes, your elders, and your officers, with all the men of Israel,
2 Chronicles 20:13
And all Judah stood before the LORD, with their little ones, their wives, and their children.
Nehemiah 9:2
And the seed of Israel had separated themselves from all strangers and stood and confessed their sins and the iniquities of their fathers.


Jonah 3:8
but let man and beast be covered with sackcloth and cry mightily unto God; and let each one turn from his evil way and from the violence that is in his hands.