Job 16:15
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New Living Translation
I wear burlap to show my grief. My pride lies in the dust.

King James Bible
I have sewed sackcloth upon my skin, and defiled my horn in the dust.

Darby Bible Translation
I have sewed sackcloth upon my skin, and rolled my horn in the dust.

World English Bible
I have sewed sackcloth on my skin, and have thrust my horn in the dust.

Young's Literal Translation
Sackcloth I have sewed on my skin, And have rolled in the dust my horn.

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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

16:15 I have - So far am I from stretching out my hand against God, chap.15:25, that I have humbled myself deeply under his hand. I have not only put on sackcloth, but sewed it on, as being resolved to continue my humiliation, as long as my affliction continues. Defiled my horn - I have willingly parted with all my wealth, and power, and glory (as the horn often signifies in scripture,) and been content to lie in the dust.

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Genesis 37:34
Then Jacob tore his clothes and dressed himself in burlap. He mourned deeply for his son for a long time.

1 Samuel 2:1
Then Hannah prayed: "My heart rejoices in the LORD! The LORD has made me strong. Now I have an answer for my enemies; I rejoice because you rescued me.

Job 19:9
He has stripped me of my honor and removed the crown from my head.

Psalm 7:5
then let my enemies capture me. Let them trample me into the ground and drag my honor in the dust. Interlude

Psalm 69:11
When I dress in burlap to show sorrow, they make fun of me.

Lamentations 3:29
Let them lie face down in the dust, for there may be hope at last.

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