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Now in the twenty and fourth day of this month the children of Israel were assembled with fasting, and with sackclothes, and earth upon them.

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Bible References


Leviticus 23:34
Speak unto the sons of Israel, saying: - On the fifteenth day of this seventh month, shall be the festival of booths, for seven days, unto Yahweh.
2 Chronicles 7:10
And, on the twenty-third of the seventh month, he sent the people away to their own homes, - rejoicing and glad in heart, over the goodness which Yahweh had performed unto David and unto Solomon, and unto Israel his people.

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Nehemiah 8:2
So then Ezra the priest brought the law, before the convocation of both men and women, and all that had understanding to hearken, - on the first day of the seventh month;


Judges 20:26
Then went up all the sons of Israel, and all the people, and came to Bethel, and wept, and tarried there before Yahweh, and fasted on that day, until the evening, - and caused to go up ascending-sacrifices and peace-offerings, before Yahweh.
2 Chronicles 20:3
And Jehoshaphat was afraid, and set his face to seek unto Yahweh, - and proclaimed a fast for all Judah.
Ezra 8:23
So we fasted and sought of our God, concerning this, - and he suffered himself to be entreated by us.
Esther 4:3
And, throughout every province, whithersoever the word of the king and his edict came, was great mourning to the Jews, and fasting and weeping, and lamentation, - sackcloth and ashes, were spread out for many.
Isaiah 22:12
And, when My Lord Yahweh of hosts called in that day, - for weeping, and for lamentation, and for shaving bare and for girding with sackcloth,
Joel 1:13
Gird yourselves and beat the breast - ye priests, howl, ye attendants of the altar, go in and wrap yourselves for the night in sackcloth, ye attendants on my God, - for, withholden from the house of your God, are the meal-offering and the drink- offering.
Joel 2:15
Blow ye a horn, in Zion, - hallow a fast, call a solemn assembly:
Jonah 3:5
And the people of Nineveh believed in God, - and proclaimed a fast, and clothed themselves in sackcloth, from the greatest of them, even unto the least of them.
Acts 13:2
And, as they were publicly ministering unto the Lord and fasting, the Holy Spirit said - Separate forthwith unto me, Barnabas and Saul, unto the work whereunto I have called them.


Joshua 7:6
Then Joshua rent his clothes and fell upon his face to the earth before the ark of Yahweh until the evening, he and the elders of Israel, - and they lifted up dust upon their heads.
1 Samuel 4:12
And there ran a man of Benjamin out of the army, and entered Shiloh on the same day, - with his clothes rent, and with earth upon his head.
2 Samuel 1:2
yea so it was, on the third day, that lo! a man came out of the camp, from Saul, with his clothes rent, and earth upon his head, - and so it was, when he came in unto David, that he fell to the earth, and did homage.
Job 2:12
And, when they lifted up their eyes afar off, and knew him not, they lifted up their voice, and wept - and rent, every one his robe, and sprinkled dust upon their heads, toward the heavens.

General references

Genesis 37:34
And Jacob rent his garments, and put sackcloth upon his loins, - and mourned over his son many days.
Deuteronomy 29:10
Ye are stationed, to-day, all of you, before Yahweh your God, - your heads your tribes, and your elders and your officers, every man of Israel;