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33 Bible Verses about Those Who Tore Clothes

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Genesis 37:29

And Reuben returned unto the cistern; and, behold, Joseph was not inside, and he rent his clothes.

Genesis 37:34

Then Jacob rent his clothes and put sackcloth upon his loins and mourned for his son many days.

Genesis 44:13

Then they rent their clothes, and each one laded his ass, and they returned to the city.

Numbers 14:6

And Joshua, the son of Nun, and Caleb, the son of Jephunneh, who were of those that had spied out the land, rent their clothes;

Joshua 7:6

Then Joshua rent his clothes and fell to the earth upon his face before the ark of the LORD until the evening, he and the elders of Israel, putting dust upon their heads.

Judges 11:35

And it came to pass, when he saw her, that he rent his clothes and said, Alas, my daughter! thou hast brought me very low, and thou art one of those that trouble me, for I have opened my mouth unto the LORD, and I cannot go back.

2 Samuel 1:2

it came to pass on the third day that, behold, a man came out of the camp from Saul with his clothes rent and earth upon his head, and so it was when he came to David, that he fell to the earth and did obeisance.

2 Samuel 1:11

Then David took hold on his clothes and rent them and likewise all the men that were with him.

2 Samuel 13:19

And Tamar put ashes on her head and rent her garment of different colours that was on her and laid her hand on her head and went on crying.

2 Samuel 13:31

Then the king arose and tore his garments and lay on the earth; and all his slaves stood by with their clothes rent.

2 Samuel 15:32

And it came to pass that when David came to the top of the mount to worship God there, behold, Hushai, the Archite came to meet him, with his coat rent and earth upon his head,

1 Kings 21:27

And it came to pass, when Ahab heard those words, that he rent his clothes, and put sackcloth upon his flesh and fasted and slept in sackcloth and went softly.

2 Kings 5:7

And when the king of Israel read the letter, he rent his clothes and said, Am I God, to kill and to give life, that this man sends unto me to remove the leprosy of this man? Therefore now consider and see how he seeks a quarrel against me.

2 Kings 5:8

And when Elisha, the man of God, heard that the king of Israel had rent his clothes, he sent to the king, saying, Why hast thou rent thy clothes? Let him come now to me, and he shall know that there is a prophet in Israel.

2 Kings 6:30

And when the king heard the words of the woman, he rent his clothes; and he passed by like this upon the wall, and the people looked, and, behold, he had sackcloth within upon his flesh.

2 Kings 11:14

and when she looked, behold, the king stood by the pillar, as was his right, and the princes and the trumpeters by the king, and all the people of the land rejoiced and blew with trumpets. Then Athaliah rent her clothes and cried, Treason, Treason.

2 Kings 18:37

Then Eliakim, the son of Hilkiah, who was over the household, and Shebna, the scribe, and Joah, the son of Asaph, the writer of chronicles, came to Hezekiah with their clothes rent and told him the words of Rabshakeh.

Isaiah 36:22

Then came Eliakim, the son of Hilkiah, that was over the household, and Shebna the scribe and Joah, the son of Asaph, the writer of chronicles, to Hezekiah with their clothes rent and told him the words of Rabshakeh.

2 Kings 19:1

And when King Hezekiah heard it, he rent his clothes and covered himself with sackcloth and went into the house of the LORD.

Isaiah 37:1

And it came to pass when king Hezekiah heard it, that 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.

Ezra 9:3

And when I heard this thing, I rent my garment and my mantle and plucked off of the hair of my head and of my beard and sat down astonied.

Ezra 9:5

And at the evening sacrifice I arose up from my affliction; and having rent my garment and my mantle, I fell upon my knees and spread out my hands unto the LORD my God

Esther 4:1

When Mordecai perceived all that was done, Mordecai rent his clothes and put on sackcloth with ashes and went out into the midst of the city and cried with a loud and a bitter cry

Job 1:20

Then Job arose and rent his mantle and shaved his head and fell down upon the ground and worshipped

Job 2:12

And when they lifted up their eyes afar off and knew him not, they lifted up their voice and wept; and each one rent his mantle and sprinkled dust upon his head toward heaven.

Matthew 26:65

Then the high priest rent his clothes, saying, He has spoken blasphemy; what further need have we of witnesses? Behold, now ye have heard his blasphemy.

Mark 14:63

Then the high priest rent his clothes and said, What need have we any more for witnesses?

Acts 14:14

Which when the apostles, Barnabas and Paul, heard of it, they rent their clothes and ran in among the people, crying out

1 Samuel 4:12

And running out of the battle, a man of Benjamin came to Shiloh that same day with his clothes rent and with earth upon his head.

1 Kings 11:30

And Ahijah caught the new garment that was on him and rent it in twelve pieces;

2 Kings 2:12

And as Elisha saw it, he cried, My father, my father, the chariot of Israel and the horsemen thereof. And he saw him no more, and he took hold of his own clothes and rent them in two pieces.

Jeremiah 41:5

that there came certain men of Shechem, of Shiloh, and of Samaria, eighty men, having their beards shaven, and their clothes rent, and having cut themselves, with offerings and incense in their hand, to bring them to the house of the LORD.

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