Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

The joy of our heart is ceased; our dance is turned into mourning.

General references

Bible References

Our dance

Psalm 30:11
You have turned for me my mourning into dancing;
You have loosed my sackcloth and girded me with gladness,
Amos 6:4
Those who recline on beds of ivory
And sprawl on their couches,
And eat lambs from the flock
And calves from the midst of the stall,
Amos 8:10
“Then I will turn your festivals into mourning
And all your songs into lamentation;
And I will bring sackcloth on everyone’s loins
And baldness on every head.
And I will make it like a time of mourning for an only son,
And the end of it will be like a bitter day.
James 4:9
Be miserable and mourn and weep; let your laughter be turned into mourning and your joy to gloom.

General references

Job 30:31
“Therefore my harp is turned to mourning,
And my flute to the sound of those who weep.