Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

For word came unto the king of Nineveh, and he arose from his throne, and he laid his robe from him, and covered him with sackcloth, and sat in ashes.

Bible References

Word

Jeremiah 13:18
The Lord told me, "Tell the king and the queen mother, 'Surrender your thrones, for your glorious crowns will be removed from your heads.

And he arose

Psalm 2:10
So now, you kings, do what is wise; you rulers of the earth, submit to correction!
James 1:9
Now the believer of humble means should take pride in his high position.
James 4:6
But he gives greater grace. Therefore it says, "God opposes the proud, but he gives grace to the humble."

And covered

Esther 4:1
Now when Mordecai became aware of all that had been done, he tore his garments and put on sackcloth and ashes. He went out into the city, crying out in a loud and bitter voice.
Job 2:8
Job took a shard of broken pottery to scrape himself with while he was sitting among the ashes.
Job 42:6
Therefore I despise myself, and I repent in dust and ashes!
Jeremiah 6:26
So I said, "Oh, my dear people, put on sackcloth and roll in ashes. Mourn with painful sobs as though you had lost your only child. For any moment now that destructive army will come against us."
Lamentations 3:29
Let him bury his face in the dust; perhaps there is hope.
Daniel 9:3
So I turned my attention to the Lord God to implore him by prayer and requests, with fasting, sackcloth, and ashes.
Micah 1:10
Don't spread the news in Gath! Don't shed even a single tear! In Beth Leaphrah sit in the dust!
Matthew 11:21
"Woe to you, Chorazin! Woe to you, Bethsaida! If the miracles done in you had been done in Tyre and Sidon, they would have repented long ago in sackcloth and ashes.
Luke 10:13
"Woe to you, Chorazin! Woe to you, Bethsaida! For if the miracles done in you had been done in Tyre and Sidon, they would have repented long ago, sitting in sackcloth and ashes.

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,
Jeremiah 36:13
Micaiah told them everything he had heard Baruch read from the scroll in the hearing of the people.
Acts 9:9
For three days he could not see, and he neither ate nor drank anything.

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