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Bible Concordances

Torrey's Topical Textbook

Sackcloth

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  • Made of coarse hair
    Matthew 3:4; Revelation 6:12

  • Rough and unsightly
    Zechariah 13:4

  • Of a black colour
    Revelation 6:12

  • WAS WORN
    • By God's prophets
      2 Kings 1:8; Isaiah 20:2; Matthew 3:4; Revelation 11:3
    • By persons in affliction
      Nehemiah 9:1; Psalm 69:11; Jonah 3:5
    • Girt about the loins
      Genesis 37:34; 1 Kings 20:31
    • Frequently next the skin in deep afflictions
      1 Kings 21:27; 2 Kings 6:30; Job 16:15
    • Often over the whole person
      2 Kings 19:1,2
    • With ashes on the head
      Esther 4:1
    • Often with ropes on the head
      1 Kings 20:31
    • In the streets
      Isaiah 15:3
    • At funerals
      2 Samuel 3:31

  • The Jews lay in, when in deep affliction
    2 Samuel 21:10; 1 Kings 21:27; Joel 1:13

  • No one clothed in, allowed into the palaces of kings
    Esther 4:2

  • ILLUSTRATIVE
    • (Girding with,) of heavy afflictions
      Isaiah 3:24; 22:12; 32:11
    • (Covering the heavens with,) of severe judgments
      Isaiah 50:3
    • (Heavens becoming as,) of severe judgments
      Revelation 6:12
    • (Putting of,) of joy and gladness
      Psalm 30:11

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Torrey, Reuben Archer. Entry for 'Sackcloth'. Torrey's Topical Textbook. https://www.studylight.org/concordances/eng/ttt/s/sackcloth.html. 1897.

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