Fasting In Mourning

Most Relevant Verses

1 Samuel 1:7-8

Whenever she went up to the Lord's house, her rival taunted her in this way every year. Hannah wept and would not eat. "Hannah, why are you crying?" her husband Elkanah asked. "Why won't you eat? Why are you troubled? Am I not better to you than 10 sons?"

1 Samuel 20:34

He got up from the table in fierce anger and did not eat any food that second day of the New Moon, for he was grieved because of his father's shameful behavior toward David.

Psalm 69:10

I mourned and fasted, but it brought me insults.

Joel 2:12

Even now- [this is]*The bracketed text has been added for clarity. the Lord's declaration- turn to Me with all your heart, with fasting, weeping, and mourning.

1 Samuel 31:13

Afterwards, they took their bones and buried them under the tamarisk tree in Jabesh and fasted seven days.

2 Samuel 1:12

They mourned, wept, and fasted until the evening for those who died by the sword-for Saul, his son Jonathan, the Lord's people, and the house of Israel.

Ezra 10:6

Ezra then went from the house of God, walked to the chamber of Jehohanan son of Eliashib, where he spent the night. He did not eat food or drink water, because he was mourning over the unfaithfulness of the exiles.

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