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 trumpet in Zion. Announce a holy fast; proclaim a sacred assembly!
2 Chronicles 20:3
Jehoshaphat was afraid, so he decided to seek the Lord's advice. He decreed that all Judah should observe a fast.

The elders

Deuteronomy 29:10
You are standing today, all of you, before the Lord your God -- the heads of your tribes, your elders, your officials, every Israelite man,
2 Chronicles 20:13
All the men of Judah were standing before the Lord, along with their infants, wives, and children.
Nehemiah 9:2
Those truly of Israelite descent separated from all the foreigners, standing and confessing their sins and the iniquities of their ancestors.


Jonah 3:8
Every person and animal must put on sackcloth and must cry earnestly to God, and everyone must turn from their evil way of living and from the violence that they do.

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