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So I am ashamed of all I have said and repent in dust and ashes.
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Therefore I reprehend myself, and do penance in dust and ashes.
Job 9:31 Yet thou shalt plunge me in filth, and my garments shall abhor me.
Job 40:3,4 Then Job answered the Lord, and said: . . .
Ezra 9:6 And said: My God I am confounded and ashamed to lift up my face to thee: for our iniquities are multiplied over our heads, and our sins are grown up even unto heaven,
Psalm 51:17 A sacrifice to God is an afflicted spirit: a contrite and humbled heart, O God, thou wilt not despise.
Isaiah 5:5 And now I will shew you what I will do to my vineyard. I will take away the hedge thereof, and it shall be wasted: I will break down the wall thereof, and it shall be trodden down.
Jeremiah 31:19 For after thou didst convert me, I did penance: and after thou didst shew unto me, I struck my thigh: I am confounded and ashamed, because I have borne the reproach of my youth.
Ezekiel 16:63 That thou mayest remember, and be confounded, and mayest no more open thy mouth because of thy confusion, when I shall be pacified toward thee for all that thou hast done, saith the Lord God.
Ezekiel 20:43 And there you shall remember your ways, and all your wicked doings with which you have been defiled; and you shall be displeased with yourselves in your own sight, for all your wicked deeds which you committed.
Ezekiel 36:31 And you shall remember your wicked ways, and your doings that were not good: and your iniquities, and your wicked deeds shall displease you.
Luke 15:18,19 I will arise and will go to my father and say to him: Father, I have sinned against heaven and before thee. . . .
1 Corinthians 15:8,9 And last of all, he was seen also by me, as by one born out of due tine. . . .
1 Timothy 1:13-16 Who before was a blasphemer and a persecutor and contumelious. But I obtained the mercy of God, because I did it ignorantly in unbelief. . . .
James 4:7-10 Be subject therefore to God. But resist the devil: and he will fly from you. . . .
Job 2:8 And he took a potsherd and scraped the corrupt matter, sitting on a dunghill.
Job 30:19 I am compared to dirt, and am likened to embers and ashes.
1 Kings 21:27 And when Achab had heard these words, he rent his garments, and put haircloth upon his flesh, and fasted, and slept in sackcloth, and walked with his head cast down.
Esther 4:1-3 Now when Mardochai had heard these things, he rent his garments, and put on sackcloth, strewing ashes on his head and he cried with a loud voice in the street in the midst of the city, shewing the anguish of his mind. . . .
Isaiah 58:5 Is this such a fast as I have chosen: for a man to afflict his soul for a day? is this it, to wind his head about like a circle, and to spread sackcloth and ashes? wilt thou call this a fast, and a day acceptable to the Lord?
Daniel 9:3 And I set my face to the Lord, my God, to pray and make supplication with fasting, and sackcloth, and ashes.
Jonah 3:6-10 And the men of Ninive believed in God: and they proclaimed a fast, and put on sackcloth from the greatest to the least. . . .
Matthew 11:21 Woe thee, Corozain, woe to thee, Bethsaida: for if in Tyre and Sidon had been wrought the miracles that have been wrought in you, they had long ago done penance in sackcloth and ashes.
Luke 10:13 Woe to thee, Corozain! Woe to thee, Bethsaida! For if in Tyre and Sidon had been wrought the mighty works that have been wrought in you, they would have done penance long ago, sitting in sackcloth and ashes.
ContextJob Submits Himself to the LORD
…5With the hearing of the ear, I have heard thee, but now my eye seeth thee. 6Therefore I reprehend myself, and do penance in dust and ashes.
And Abraham answered, and said: Seeing I have once begun, I will speak to my Lord, whereas I am dust and ashes.
But Joshua rent his garments, and fell flat on the ground, before the ark of the Lord, until the evening, both he and all the ancients of Israel: and they put dust upon their heads.
And he took a potsherd and scraped the corrupt matter, sitting on a dunghill.
With the hearing of the ear, I have heard thee, but now my eye seeth thee.
And after the Lord had spoken these words to Job, he said to Eliphaz the Themanite: My wrath is kindled against thee, and against thy two friends, because you have not spoken the thing that is right before me, as my servant Job hath.
And they that are saved of you shall remember me amongst the nations, to which they are carried captives: because I have broken their heart that was faithless, and revolted from me: and their eyes that went a fornicating after their idols: and they shall be displeased with themselves because of the evils which they have committed in all their abominations.
Additional TranslationsTherefore I retract my words, and I repent in dust and ashes.”Why I abhor myself, and repent in dust and ashes.
Wherefore I abhor myself , And repent in dust and ashes.
Wherefore I have counted myself vile, and have fainted: and I esteem myself dust and ashes.
Wherefore I abhor [myself], and repent in dust and ashes.
Wherefore I abhor myself, and repent in dust and ashes.
Wherefore I abhor myself, and repent in dust and ashes.
Therefore I abhor myself, and repent in dust and ashes."
Therefore do I loathe it, And I have repented on dust and ashes.
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