SACKCLOTH
For mourning, repentance

SACKCLOTH in scriptures [BibleGateway Search]

Cross Reference Bible links
Old Testament: Genesis 37:34 | Leviticus 11:32 | Nehemiah 9:1 | Esther 4:1-4 | Job 16:15 | more...

New Testament: Matthew 11:21 and Luke 10:13 | Revelation 6:12 and 11:3


SACKCLOTH [Easton Bible Dictionary]

Cloth made of black goats' hair, coarse, rough, and thick, used for sacks, and also worn by mourners (Genesis 37:34; 42:25; 2Sam. 3:31; Esther 4:1,2; Psalms 30:11, etc.), and as a sign of repentance (Matthew 11:21). It was put upon animals by the people of Nineveh (Jonah 3:8).


SACKCLOTH [Smith Bible Dictionary]

cloth used in making sacks or bags, a coarse fabric, of a dark color, made of goat’s hair, (Isaiah 50:3; Revelation 6:12) end resembling the eilicium of the Romans. It, was used also for making the rough garments used by mourners, which were in extreme cases worn next the skin. (1 Kings 21:27; 2 Kings 6:30; Job 16:15; Isaiah 32:11)


SACKCLOTH [Thompson Chain Reference]
    * (Sackcloth, a coarse, or cloth, worn as a symbol of grief or penitence)
    * Genesis 37:34
    * 2 Samuel 3:31
    * 2 Kings 6:30
    * 2 Kings 19:1
    * 1 Chronicles 21:16
    * Esther 4:1
    * Job 16:15
    * Isaiah 15:3
    * Daniel 9:3
    * Jnh 3:8
    * Matthew 11:21
    * Revelation 11:3
    * SEE Repentance 

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