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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CommentaryWesley'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.
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.
He has stripped me of my honor and removed the crown from my head.
then let my enemies capture me. Let them trample me into the ground and drag my honor in the dust. Interlude
When I dress in burlap to show sorrow, they make fun of me.
Let them lie face down in the dust, for there may be hope at last.
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