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7 Bible Verses about Beating Oneself

Most Relevant Verses

Ezekiel 22:13

And look! I strike my hand for your ill-gotten gain that you [have] made and at your blood that was in the midst of you.

Nahum 2:7

{Her goddess is taken out and taken into exile}; her maidservants moan like doves; they beat on their breasts.

Luke 18:13

But the tax collector, standing far away, did not want even to raise his eyes to heaven, but was beating his breast, saying, 'God, be merciful to me, a sinner!'

Luke 23:48

And all the crowds that had come together for this spectacle, [when they] saw the things that had happened, returned [home] beating [their] breasts.

Ezekiel 21:12

Cry and wail, son of man, for it is against my people; it is against all of the princes of Israel. They are thrown to [the] sword with my people; therefore {strike your thigh}.

Jeremiah 31:19

For after my turning back I repented, and after coming to understand I struck [my] thigh. I was ashamed and also humiliated, because I bore the disgrace of my youth.'

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