Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

On the twenty-fourth day of this month the Israelites assembled; they were fasting, [wearing] sackcloth, [and had put] dust on their heads.

New American Standard Bible

Now on the twenty-fourth day of this month the sons of Israel assembled with fasting, in sackcloth and with dirt upon them.

King James Version

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.

International Standard Version

On the twenty-fourth day of this same month, the Israelis gathered together while fasting, wearing sackcloth, and covering themselves with dust.

A Conservative Version

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

American Standard Version

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

Amplified

Now on the twenty-fourth day of this month, the Israelites were assembled with fasting and in sackcloth and with earth upon their heads.

Bible in Basic English

Now on the twenty-fourth day of this month the children of Israel came together, taking no food and putting haircloth and dust on their bodies.

Darby Translation

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

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

Julia Smith Translation

And in the twenty and fourth day to this month, the sons of Israel were gathered together with fasting and with sackclothes, and earth upon them.

King James 2000

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

On the twenty-fourth day of this month the {Israelites} gathered in fasting, in sackcloths, and with soil on them.

Modern King James verseion

And in the twenty-fourth day of this month, the sons of Israel were gathered with fasting and with sackcloth, and with earth upon them.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

In the four and twentieth day of this month came the children of Israel together with fasting, and sackcloth, and earth upon them,

NET Bible

On the twenty-fourth day of this same month the Israelites assembled; they were fasting and wearing sackcloth, their heads covered with dust.

New Heart English Bible

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

The Emphasized Bible

Now, on the twenty-fourth day of this month, were the sons of Israel gathered together, with fasting and with sackcloth, having earth upon them.

Webster

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.

World English Bible

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

Youngs Literal Translation

And in the twenty and fourth day of this month have the sons of Israel been gathered, with fasting, and with sackcloth, and earth upon them;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Now in the twenty
עשׂרים 
`esriym 
Usage: 315

and fourth
ארבּעה ארבּע 
'arba` 
Usage: 318

day
יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

of this month
חדשׁ 
Chodesh 
Usage: 279

of Israel
ישׂראל 
Yisra'el 
Usage: 2505

אסף 
'acaph 
Usage: 199

with fasting
צם צום 
Tsowm 
Usage: 26

and with sackclothes
שׂק 
Saq 
Usage: 48

and earth
אדמה 
'adamah 
Usage: 225

References

Context Readings

The Nation Confesses

1 On the twenty-fourth day of this month the Israelites assembled; they were fasting, [wearing] sackcloth, [and had put] dust on their heads. 2 Those of Israelite descent separated themselves from all foreigners, and they stood and confessed their sins and the guilt of their fathers.


Cross References

Joshua 7:6

Then Joshua tore his clothes and fell before the ark of the Lord with his face to the ground until evening, as did the elders of Israel; they all put dust on their heads.

1 Samuel 4:12

That same day, a Benjaminite man ran from the battle and came to Shiloh. His clothes were torn, and there was dirt on his head.

Nehemiah 8:2

On the first day of the seventh month, Ezra the priest brought the law before the assembly of men, women, and all who could listen with understanding.

Ezra 8:23

So we fasted and pleaded with our God about this, and He granted our request.

Leviticus 23:34

"Tell the Israelites: The Festival of Booths to the Lord begins on the fifteenth day of this seventh month and continues for seven days.

Leviticus 23:39

"You are to celebrate the Lord's festival on the fifteenth day of the seventh month for seven days after you have gathered the produce of the land. There will be complete rest on the first day and complete rest on the eighth day.

Judges 20:26

The whole Israelite army went to Bethel where they wept and sat before the Lord. They fasted that day until evening and offered burnt offerings and fellowship offerings to the Lord.

2 Samuel 1:2

On the third day a man with torn clothes and dust on his head came from Saul's camp. When he came to David, he fell to the ground and paid homage.

2 Chronicles 7:10

On the twenty-third day of the seventh month he sent the people away to their tents, rejoicing and with happy hearts for the goodness the Lord had done for David, for Solomon, and for His people Israel.

2 Chronicles 20:3

Jehoshaphat was afraid, so he resolved to seek the Lord. So he proclaimed a fast for all Judah,

Esther 4:3

There was great mourning among the Jewish people in every province where the king's command and edict came. They fasted, wept, and lamented, and many lay on sackcloth and ashes.

Esther 4:16

"Go and assemble all the Jews who can be found in Susa and fast for me. Don't eat or drink for three days, night and day. I and my female servants will also fast in the same way. After that, I will go to the king even if it is against the law. If I perish, I perish."

Job 2:12

When they looked from a distance, they could [barely] recognize him. They wept aloud, and each man tore his robe and threw dust into the air and on his head.

Isaiah 22:12

On that day the Lord God of Hosts called for weeping, for wailing, for shaven heads, and for the wearing of sackcloth.

Joel 1:13-14

Dress [in sackcloth] and lament, you priests; wail, you ministers of the altar. Come and spend the night in sackcloth, you ministers of my God, because grain and drink offerings are withheld from the house of your God.

Joel 2:15-17

Blow the horn in Zion! Announce a sacred fast; proclaim an assembly.

Jonah 3:5-8

The men of Nineveh believed in God. They proclaimed a fast and dressed in sackcloth-from the greatest of them to the least.

Acts 13:2-3

As they were ministering to the Lord and fasting, the Holy Spirit said, "Set apart for Me Barnabas and Saul for the work that I have called them to."

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