Jonah 3:6 {5}
Good News Translation
When the king of Nineveh heard about it, he got up from his throne, took off his robe, put on sackcloth, and sat down in ashes.

Contemporary English Version
When the king of Nineveh heard what was happening, he also dressed in sackcloth; he left the royal palace and sat in dust.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the men of Ninive believed in God: and they proclaimed a fast, and put on sackcloth from the greatest to the least.

New American Bible
When the news reached the king of Nineveh, he rose from his throne, laid aside his robe, covered himself with sackcloth, and sat in ashes.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And the men of Ninive believed in God: and they proclaimed a fast, and put on sackcloth from the greatest to the least.

word.

Jeremiah 13:18 Say to the king, and to the queen: Humble yourselves, sit down: for the crown of your glory is come down from your head.

and he arose.

Psalm 2:10-12 And now, O ye kings, understand: receive instruction, you that judge the earth. . . .

James 1:9,10 But let the brother of low condition glory in his exaltation: . . .

James 4:6-10 But he giveth greater grace. Wherefore he saith: God resisteth the proud and giveth grace to the humble. . . .

and covered.

Esther 4:1-4 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. . . .

Job 2:8 And he took a potsherd and scraped the corrupt matter, sitting on a dunghill.

Job 42:6 Therefore I reprehend myself, and do penance in dust and ashes.

Jeremiah 6:26 Gird thee with sackcloth, O daughter of my people, and sprinkle thee with ashes: make thee mourning as for an only son, a bitter lamentation, because the destroyer shall suddenly come upon us.

Lamentations 3:29 Jod. He shall put his mouth in the dust, if so be there may be hope.

Daniel 9:3 And I set my face to the Lord, my God, to pray and make supplication with fasting, and sackcloth, and ashes.

Micah 1:10 Because her wound is desperate, because it is come even to Juda, it hath touched the gate of my people, even to Jerusalem.

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.

Context
Nineveh Repents
5And Jonah began to enter into the city one day's journey: and he cried and said: Yet forty days and Ninive shall be destroyed. 6And the men of Ninive believed in God: and they proclaimed a fast, and put on sackcloth from the greatest to the least.7And the word came to the king of Ninive: and he rose up out of his throne, and cast away his robe from him, and was clothed in sackcloth, and sat in ashes.…
Cross References
Esther 4:1
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.

Job 2:8
And he took a potsherd and scraped the corrupt matter, sitting on a dunghill.

Isaiah 15:3
In their streets they are girded with sackcloth: on the tops of their houses, and in their streets all shall howl and come down weeping.

Jeremiah 6:26
Gird thee with sackcloth, O daughter of my people, and sprinkle thee with ashes: make thee mourning as for an only son, a bitter lamentation, because the destroyer shall suddenly come upon us.

Jeremiah 36:24
And the king and all his servants that heard all these words were not afraid, nor did they rend their garments.

Lamentations 2:10
Jod. The ancients of the daughter of Sion sit upon the ground, they have held their peace: they have sprinkled their heads with dust, they are girded with haircloth, the virgins of Jerusalem hang down their heads to the ground.

Ezekiel 26:16
Then all the princes of the sea shall come down from their thrones: and take off their robes, and cast away their broidered garments, and be clothed with astonishment: they shall sit on the ground, and with amazement shall wonder at thy sudden fall.

Ezekiel 27:30
And they shall mourn over thee with a loud voice and shall cry bitterly: and they shall cast up dust upon their heads and shall be sprinkled with ashes.

Ezekiel 27:31
And they shall shave themselves bald for thee, and shall be girded with haircloth: and they shall weep for thee with bitterness of soul, with most bitter weeping.

Additional Translations
When word reached the king of Nineveh, he got up from his throne, took off his royal robe, covered himself with sackcloth, and sat in ashes.For word came to the king of Nineveh, and he arose from his throne, and he laid his robe from him, and covered him with sackcloth, and sat in ashes.

And the tidings reached the king of Nineveh, and he arose from his throne, and laid his robe from him, and covered him with sackcloth, and sat in ashes.

And the word reached the king of Nineve, and he arose from off his throne, and took off his raiment from him, and put on sackcloth, and sat on ashes.

And the word reached the king of Nineveh, and he arose from his throne, and laid his robe from him, and covered himself with sackcloth, and sat in ashes.

And the tidings reached the king of Nineveh, and he arose from his throne, and laid his robe from him, and covered him with sackcloth, and sat in ashes.

For word came to the king of Nineveh, and he arose from his throne, and he laid his robe from him, and covered himself with sackcloth, and sat in ashes.

The news reached the king of Nineveh, and he arose from his throne, and took off his royal robe, covered himself with sackcloth, and sat in ashes.

seeing the word doth come unto the king of Nineveh, and he riseth from his throne, and removeth his honourable robe from off him, and spreadeth out sackcloth, and sitteth on the ashes,
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