Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
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
Yet even now, says LORD, turn ye to me with all your heart, and with fasting, and with weeping, and with mourning.
And in that day the Lord, LORD of hosts, called for weeping, and for mourning, and for baldness, and for girding with sackcloth.
The new wine mourns. The vine languishes. All the merry-hearted do sigh.
Tremble, ye women who are at ease. Be troubled, ye careless ones. Strip you, and make you bare, and gird [sackcloth] upon your loins.
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.
Approach God and he will approach you. Cleanse the hands, ye sinners, and purify the hearts, ye double-minded.
Go now, ye rich, weep, howling for your miseries that are approaching.
who forsakes the companion of her youth, and forgets the covenant of her God
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.