New American Standard Bible
When the king heard the words of the book of the law, he tore his clothes.
King James Bible
And it came to pass, when the king had heard the words of the book of the law, that he rent his clothes.
Darby Bible Translation
And it came to pass when the king heard the words of the book of the law, that he rent his garments.
World English Bible
It happened, when the king had heard the words of the book of the law, that he tore his clothes.
Young's Literal Translation
And it cometh to pass, at the king's hearing the words of the book of the law, that he rendeth his garments,
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So Jacob tore his clothes, and put sackcloth on his loins and mourned for his son many days.
Then Joshua tore his clothes and fell to the earth on his face before the ark of the LORD until the evening, both he and the elders of Israel; and they put dust on their heads.
2 Kings 22:10
Moreover, Shaphan the scribe told the king saying, "Hilkiah the priest has given me a book." And Shaphan read it in the presence of the king.
2 Kings 22:19
because your heart was tender and you humbled yourself before the LORD when you heard what I spoke against this place and against its inhabitants that they should become a desolation and a curse, and you have torn your clothes and wept before Me, I truly have heard you," declares the LORD.
Yet the king and all his servants who heard all these words were not afraid, nor did they rend their garments.
Thus says the LORD, "For three transgressions of Judah and for four I will not revoke its punishment, Because they rejected the law of the LORD And have not kept His statutes; Their lies also have led them astray, Those after which their fathers walked.
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