Then Reuben [who had not been there when the brothers plotted to sell the lad] returned to the pit; and behold, Joseph was not in the pit, and he rent his clothes.
And Jacob tore his clothes, put on sackcloth, and mourned many days for his son.
Then they rent their clothes; and after each man had loaded his donkey again, they returned to the city.
And Joshua son of Nun and Caleb son of Jephunneh, who were among the scouts who had searched the land, rent their clothes,
Then Joshua rent his clothes and lay on the earth upon his face before the ark of the Lord until evening, he and the elders of Israel; and they put dust on their heads.
And when he saw her, he rent his clothes and said, Alas, my daughter! You have brought me very low, and you are the cause of great trouble to me; for I have opened my mouth [in a vow] to the Lord, and I cannot take it back.
2 Samuel 1:2
When on the third day a man came from Saul's camp with his clothes torn and dust on his head. When he came to David, he fell to the ground and did obeisance.
2 Samuel 1:11
Then David grasped his own clothes and tore them; so did all the men with him.
2 Samuel 13:19
And [she] put ashes on her head and tore the long, sleeved robe which she wore, and she laid her hand on her head and went away shrieking and wailing.
2 Samuel 13:31
Then the king arose and tore his garments and lay on the floor; and all his servants standing by tore their clothes.
2 Samuel 15:32
When David came to the summit [of Olivet], where he worshiped God, behold, Hushai the Archite came to meet him with his coat rent and earth upon his head.
1 Kings 21:27
When Ahab heard those words of Elijah, he tore his clothes, put sackcloth on his flesh, fasted, lay in sackcloth, and went quietly.
2 Kings 5:7
When the king of Israel read the letter, he rent his clothes and said, Am I God, to kill and to make alive, that this man sends to me to heal a man of his leprosy? Just consider and see how he is seeking a quarrel with me.
2 Kings 5:8
When Elisha the man of God heard that the king of Israel had rent his clothes, he sent to the king, asking, Why have you rent your clothes? Let Naaman come now to me and he shall know that there is a prophet in Israel.
2 Kings 6:30
When the king heard the woman's words, he rent his clothes. As he went on upon the wall, the people looked, and behold, he wore sackcloth inside on his flesh.
2 Kings 11:14
When she looked, there stood the king [on the platform] by the pillar, as was customary [on such occasions], and the captains and the trumpeters beside the king, with all the people of the land rejoicing and blowing trumpets. And Athaliah rent her clothes and cried, Treason! Treason!
2 Kings 18:37
Then Eliakim son of Hilkiah, who was over the royal household, and Shebna the scribe, and Joah son of Asaph the recorder came to Hezekiah with their clothes rent, and told him what the Rabshakeh had said.
Then Eliakim son of Hilkiah, who was over the household, and Shebna the secretary, and Joah son of Asaph, the recording historian came to Hezekiah with their clothes rent, and told him the words of the Rabshakeh [the Assyrian military official].
2 Kings 19:1
When King Hezekiah heard it, he rent his clothes and covered himself with sackcloth and went into the house of the Lord.
And when King Hezekiah heard it, he rent his clothes and covered himself with sackcloth and went into the house of the Lord.
2 Kings 22:11
And when the king heard the words of the Book of the Law, he rent his clothes.
When I heard this, I rent my undergarment and my mantle, I pulled hair from my head and beard and sat down appalled.
At the evening sacrifice I arose from my depression, and, having rent my undergarment and my mantle, I fell on my knees and spread out my hands to the Lord my God,
Now when Mordecai learned all that was done, [he] rent his clothes and put on sackcloth with ashes and went out into the midst of the city and cried with a loud and bitter cry.
Then Job arose and rent his robe and shaved his head and fell down upon the ground and worshiped
And when they looked from afar off and saw him [disfigured] beyond recognition, they lifted up their voices and wept; and each one tore his robe, and they cast dust over their heads toward the heavens.
Then the high priest tore his clothes and exclaimed, He has uttered blasphemy! What need have we of further evidence? You have now heard His blasphemy.
Then the high priest tore his garments and said, What need have we for more witnesses?
But when the apostles Barnabas and Paul heard of it, they tore their clothing and dashed out among the crowd, shouting,
1 Samuel 4:12
Now a man of Benjamin ran from the battle line and came to Shiloh that day, with his clothes torn and earth on his head.
1 Kings 11:30
Ahijah caught the new garment he wore and tore it into twelve pieces.
2 Kings 2:12
And Elisha saw it and he cried, My father, my father! The chariot of Israel and its horsemen! And he saw him no more. And he took hold of his own clothes and tore them in two pieces.
There came eighty men from Shechem, from Shiloh, and from Samaria, having their beards shaved off and their clothes torn and having cut themselves, bringing cereal offerings and incense, going up [to Jerusalem] to present them in the house of the Lord.