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Bible Concordances

Nave's Topical Bible

Mourning

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  • For the dead
    • Head uncovered
      Leviticus 10:6; 21:10
    • Lying on the ground
      2 Samuel 12:16
    • Personal appearance neglected
      2 Samuel 14:2
    • Cutting the flesh
      Leviticus 19:28; 21:1-5; Deuteronomy 14:1; Jeremiah 16:6,7; 41:5
    • Lamentations
      Genesis 50:10; Exodus 12:30; 1 Samuel 30:4; Jeremiah 22:18; Matthew 2:17,18
    • Fasting
      1 Samuel 31:13; 2 Samuel 1:12; 3:35

  • Priests prohibited, except for the nearest of kin
    Leviticus 21:1-11

  • For Nadab and Abihu forbidden
    Leviticus 10:6

  • Sexes separated in
    Zechariah 12:12,14

  • Hired mourners
    2 Chronicles 35:25; Ecclesiastes 12:5; Jeremiah 9:17; Matthew 9:23

  • Abraham mourned for Sarah
    Genesis 23:2

  • The Egyptians mourned for Jacob for seventy days
    Genesis 50:1-3

  • The Israelites mourned for Aaron for thirty days
    Numbers 20:29

  • David's lamentations over
    • The death of Saul and his sons
      2 Samuel 1:17-27
    • The death of Abner
      2 Samuel 3:33,34
    • The death of Absalom
      2 Samuel 18:33

  • Jeremiah and the singing men and singing women lament for Josiah
    2 Chronicles 35:25

  • For calamities and other sorrows
    • Ripping the garments
      Genesis 37:29,34; 44:13; Numbers 14:6; Judges 11:35; 2 Samuel 1:2,11; 3:31; 13:19,31; 15:32; 2 Kings 2:12; 5:8; 6:30; 11:14; 19:1; 22:11,19; Ezra 9:3,5; Job 1:20; 2:12; Isaiah 37:1; Jeremiah 41:5; Matthew 26:65; Acts 14:14

  • Wearing mourning clothes
    Genesis 38:14; 2 Samuel 14:2

  • See SACKCLOTH

  • Cutting or plucking off the hair and beard
    Ezra 9:3; Jeremiah 7:29

  • See BALDNESS

  • Covering
    • The head and the face
      2 Samuel 15:30; 19:4; Esther 6:12; Jeremiah 14:3,4
    • The upper lip
      Leviticus 13:45; Ezekiel 24:17,22; Micah 3:7

  • Laying aside ornaments
    Exodus 33:4,6

  • Walking barefoot
    2 Samuel 15:30; Isaiah 20:2

  • Laying the hand on the head
    2 Samuel 13:19; Jeremiah 2:37

  • Ashes put on the head
    Ezekiel 27:30

  • Dust on the head
    Joshua 7:6

  • Dressing in black
    Jeremiah 14:2

  • Sitting on the ground
    Isaiah 3:26

  • Caused ceremonial defilement
    Numbers 19:11-16; 31:19; Leviticus 21:1

  • Prevented offerings from being accepted
    Deuteronomy 26:14; Hosea 9:4

  • See ELEGY

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Bibliography Information
Nave, Orville J. Entry for 'Mourning'. Nave's Topical Bible. https://www.studylight.org/concordances/eng/ntb/m/mourning.html. 1896.

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