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Summary

So the people of Nineveh believed God, and proclaimed a fast, and put on sackcloth, from the greatest of them even to the least of them.

General references

Bible References

Believed

Exodus 9:18
I am going to cause very severe hail to rain down about this time tomorrow, such hail as has never occurred in Egypt from the day it was founded until now.
Matthew 12:41
The people of Nineveh will stand up at the judgment with this generation and condemn it, because they repented when Jonah preached to them -- and now, something greater than Jonah is here!
Luke 11:32
The people of Nineveh will stand up at the judgment with this generation and condemn it, because they repented when Jonah preached to them -- and now, something greater than Jonah is here!
Acts 27:25
Therefore keep up your courage, men, for I have faith in God that it will be just as I have been told.
Hebrews 11:1
Now faith is being sure of what we hope for, being convinced of what we do not see.

And proclaimed

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.
Ezra 8:21
I called for a fast there by the Ahava Canal, so that we might humble ourselves before our God and seek from him a safe journey for us, our children, and all our property.
Jeremiah 36:9
All the people living in Jerusalem and all the people who came into Jerusalem from the towns of Judah came to observe a fast before the Lord. The fast took place in the ninth month of the fifth year that Jehoiakim son of Josiah was ruling over Judah.
Joel 1:14
Announce a holy fast; proclaim a sacred assembly. Gather the elders and all the inhabitants of the land to the temple of the Lord your God, and cry out to the Lord.
Joel 2:12
"Yet even now," the Lord says, "return to me with all your heart -- with fasting, weeping, and mourning. Tear your hearts, not just your garments!"

From

Jeremiah 31:34
"People will no longer need to teach their neighbors and relatives to know me. For all of them, from the least important to the most important, will know me," says the Lord. "For I will forgive their sin and will no longer call to mind the wrong they have done."
Jeremiah 42:1
Then all the army officers, including Johanan son of Kareah and Jezaniah son of Hoshaiah and all the people of every class, went to the prophet Jeremiah.
Acts 8:10
All the people, from the least to the greatest, paid close attention to him, saying, "This man is the power of God that is called 'Great.'"

General references

Genesis 37:34
Then Jacob tore his clothes, put on sackcloth, and mourned for his son many days.
Exodus 9:20
Those of Pharaoh's servants who feared the word of the Lord hurried to bring their servants and livestock into the houses,

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