Jeremiah 9:17
Good News Translation
The LORD Almighty said, "Think about what is happening! Call for the mourners to come, for the women who sing funeral songs."

Contemporary English Version
The LORD All-Powerful said, "Make arrangements now for the women who are paid to weep at funerals, especially the women who can cry the loudest."

Douay-Rheims Bible
Thus saith the Lord of hosts the God of Israel: Consider ye, and call for the mourning women, and let them come: and send to them that are wise women, and let them make haste:

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Thus saith the Lord of hosts the God of Israel: Consider ye, and call for the mourning women, and let them come: and send to them that are wise women, and let them make haste:

call.

2 Chronicles 35:25 Particularly Jeremias: whose lamentations for Josias all the singing men and singing women repeat unto this day, and it became like a law in Israel: Behold it is found written in the Lamentations.

Job 3:8 Let them curse it who curse the day, who are ready to raise up a leviathan:

Ecclesiastes 12:5 And they shall fear high things, and they shall be afraid in the way, the almond tree shall flourish, the locust shall be made fat, and the caper tree shall be destroyed: because man shall go into the house of his eternity, and the mourners shall go round about in the street.

Amos 5:16,17 Therefore thus saith the Lord the God of hosts the sovereign Lord: In every street there shall be wailing: and in all places that are without, they shall say: Alas, alas! and they shall call the husbandman to mourning, and such as are skilful in lamentation to lament. . . .

Matthew 9:23 And when Jesus was come into the house of the ruler, and saw the minstrels and the multitude making a rout,

Mark 5:38 And they cone to the house of the ruler of the synagogue; and he seeth a tumult, and people weeping and wailing much.

the mourning women.

Context
A Lament over Zion
16And I will scatter them among the nations, which they and their fathers have not known: and I will send the sword after them till they be consumed. 17Thus saith the Lord of hosts the God of Israel: Consider ye, and call for the mourning women, and let them come: and send to them that are wise women, and let them make haste:18Let them hasten and take up a lamentation for us: let our eyes shed tears, and our eyelids run down with waters.…
Cross References
Matthew 9:23
And when Jesus was come into the house of the ruler, and saw the minstrels and the multitude making a rout,

2 Chronicles 35:25
Particularly Jeremias: whose lamentations for Josias all the singing men and singing women repeat unto this day, and it became like a law in Israel: Behold it is found written in the Lamentations.

Ecclesiastes 12:5
And they shall fear high things, and they shall be afraid in the way, the almond tree shall flourish, the locust shall be made fat, and the caper tree shall be destroyed: because man shall go into the house of his eternity, and the mourners shall go round about in the street.

Jeremiah 7:29
Cut off thy hair, and cast it away: and take up a lamentation on high: for the Lord hath rejected, and forsaken the generation of his wrath,

Lamentations 2:5
He. The Lord is become as an enemy: he hath cast down Israel headlong, he hath overthrown all the walls thereof: he hath destroyed his strong holds, and hath multiplied in the daughter of Juda the afflicted, both men and women.

Ezekiel 27:2
Thou therefore, O son of man, take up a lamentation for Tyre:

Ezekiel 32:16
This is the lamentation, and they shall lament therewith: the daughters of the nations shall lament therewith for Egypt, and for the multitude thereof they shall lament therewith, saith the Lord God.

Amos 5:1
Hear ye this word, which I take up concerning you for a lamentation. The house of Israel is fallen, and it shall rise no more.

Amos 5:16
Therefore thus saith the Lord the God of hosts the sovereign Lord: In every street there shall be wailing: and in all places that are without, they shall say: Alas, alas! and they shall call the husbandman to mourning, and such as are skilful in lamentation to lament.

Micah 2:4
Therefore thus saith the Lord: Behold I devise an evil against this family: from which you shall not withdraw your necks, and you shall not walk haughtily, for this is a very evil time.

Additional Translations
This is what the LORD of Hosts says: “Take note, and summon the wailing women; send for the most skillful among them.Thus said the LORD of hosts, Consider you, and call for the mourning women, that they may come; and send for cunning women, that they may come:

Thus saith Jehovah of hosts, Consider ye, and call for the mourning women, that they may come; and send for the skilful women, that they may come:

Thus saith the Lord, Call ye the mourning women, and let them come; and send to the wise women, and let them utter their voice;

Thus saith Jehovah of hosts: Consider, and call for the mourning women, that they may come, and send for the skilful women, that they may come;

Thus saith the LORD of hosts, Consider ye, and call for the mourning women, that they may come; and send for the cunning women, that they may come:

Thus saith the LORD of hosts, Consider ye, and call for the mourning women, that they may come; and send for skillful women, that they may come:

Thus says Yahweh of Armies, Consider, and call for the mourning women, that they may come; and send for the skillful women, that they may come:

Thus said Jehovah of Hosts: Consider ye, and call for mourning women, And they come, And to the wise women send, and they come,
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