Those Who Tore Clothes

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Genesis 37:29

When Reuben returned to the pit and saw that Joseph was not there, he tore his clothes.

Genesis 37:34

Then Jacob tore his clothes, put sackcloth around his waist, and mourned for his son many days.

Genesis 44:13

Then they tore their clothes, and each one loaded his donkey and returned to the city.

Numbers 14:6

Joshua son of Nun and Caleb son of Jephunneh, who were among those who scouted out the land, tore their clothes

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.

Judges 11:35

When he saw her, he tore his clothes and said, “No! Not my daughter! You have devastated me! You have brought great misery on me. I have given my word to the Lord and cannot take it back.”

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 Samuel 1:11

Then David took hold of his clothes and tore them, and all the men with him did the same.

2 Samuel 13:19

Tamar put ashes on her head and tore the long-sleeved garment she was wearing. She put her hand on her head and went away crying out.

2 Samuel 13:31

In response the king stood up, tore his clothes, and lay down on the ground, and all his servants stood by with their clothes torn.

2 Samuel 15:32

When David came to the summit where he used to worship God, Hushai the Archite was there to meet him with his robe torn and dust on his head.

1 Kings 21:27

When Ahab heard these words, he tore his clothes, put sackcloth over his body, and fasted. He lay down in sackcloth and walked around subdued.

2 Kings 5:7

When the king of Israel read the letter, he tore his clothes and asked, “Am I God, killing and giving life that this man expects me to cure a man of his skin disease? Think it over and you will see that he is only picking a fight with me.”

2 Kings 5:8

When Elisha the man of God heard that the king of Israel tore his clothes, he sent a message to the king, “Why have you torn your clothes? Have him come to me, and he will know there is a prophet in Israel.”

2 Kings 6:30

When the king heard the woman’s words, he tore his clothes. Then, as he was passing by on the wall, the people saw that there was sackcloth under his clothes next to his skin.

2 Kings 11:14

As she looked, there was the king standing by the pillar according to the custom. The commanders and the trumpeters were by the king, and all the people of the land were rejoicing and blowing trumpets. Athaliah tore her clothes and screamed “Treason! Treason!”

2 Kings 18:37

Then Eliakim son of Hilkiah, who was in charge of the palace, Shebna the court secretary, and Joah son of Asaph, the court historian, came to Hezekiah with their clothes torn and reported to him the words of the Rabshakeh.

Isaiah 36:22

Then Eliakim son of Hilkiah, who was in charge of the palace, Shebna the court secretary, and Joah son of Asaph, the court historian, came to Hezekiah with their clothes torn and reported to him the words of the Rabshakeh.

2 Kings 19:1

When King Hezekiah heard their report, he tore his clothes, covered himself with sackcloth, and went into the Lord’s temple.

Isaiah 37:1

When King Hezekiah heard their report, he tore his clothes, put on sackcloth, and went to the Lord’s temple.

2 Kings 22:11

When the king heard the words of the book of the law, he tore his clothes.

Ezra 9:3

When I heard this report, I tore my tunic and robe, pulled out some of the hair from my head and beard, and sat down devastated.

Ezra 9:5

At the evening offering, I got up from my humiliation, with my tunic and robe torn. Then I fell on my knees and spread out my hands to Yahweh my God.

Esther 4:1

When Mordecai learned all that had occurred, he tore his clothes, put on sackcloth and ashes, went into the middle of the city, and cried loudly and bitterly.

Job 1:20

Then Job stood up, tore his robe, and shaved his head. He fell to the ground and worshiped,

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.

Matthew 26:65

Then the high priest tore his robes and said, “He has blasphemed! Why do we still need witnesses? Look, now you’ve heard the blasphemy!

Mark 14:63

Then the high priest tore his robes and said, “Why do we still need witnesses?

Acts 14:14

The apostles Barnabas and Paul tore their robes when they heard this and rushed into the crowd, shouting:

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.

1 Kings 11:30

Then Ahijah took hold of the new cloak he had on, tore it into 12 pieces,

2 Kings 2:12

As Elisha watched, he kept crying out, “My father, my father, the chariots and horsemen of Israel!” Then he never saw Elijah again. He took hold of his own clothes and tore them into two pieces.

Jeremiah 41:5

80 men came from Shechem, Shiloh, and Samaria who had shaved their beards, torn their garments, and gashed themselves, and who were carrying grain and incense offerings to bring to the temple of the Lord.

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