Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Lament like a virgin girded with sackcloth for the husband of her youth.

Bible References


Joel 1:13
Gird yourselves [with sackcloth], and lament, ye priests. Wail, ye ministers of the altar. Come, lay all night in sackcloth, ye ministers of my God. For the meal-offering and the drink-offering are withheld from the house of your G
Joel 2:12
Yet even now, says LORD, turn ye to me with all your heart, and with fasting, and with weeping, and with mourning.
Isaiah 22:12
And in that day the Lord, LORD of hosts, called for weeping, and for mourning, and for baldness, and for girding with sackcloth.
Isaiah 24:7
The new wine mourns. The vine languishes. All the merry-hearted do sigh.
Isaiah 32:11
Tremble, ye women who are at ease. Be troubled, ye careless ones. Strip you, and make you bare, and gird [sackcloth] upon your loins.
Jeremiah 9:17
Thus says LORD of hosts, Consider ye, and call for the mourning women, that they may come, and send for the skilful women, that they may come.
James 4:8
Approach God and he will approach you. Cleanse the hands, ye sinners, and purify the hearts, ye double-minded.
James 5:1
Go now, ye rich, weep, howling for your miseries that are approaching.

The husband

Proverbs 2:17
who forsakes the companion of her youth, and forgets the covenant of her God
Malachi 2:15
And did he not make one, although he had the residue of the Spirit? And why one? He sought a godly seed. Therefore take heed to your spirit, and let none deal treacherously against the wife of his youth.