Mourning for the Dead: Cutting the Flesh
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Leviticus 19:28
You shall not make any cuttings in your flesh for the dead, nor print any marks on you: I am the LORD.
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Leviticus 21:1-5
And the LORD said to Moses, Speak to the priests the sons of Aaron, and say to them, There shall none be defiled for the dead among his people:
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Deuteronomy 14:1
You are the children of the LORD your God: you shall not cut yourselves, nor make any baldness between your eyes for the dead.
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Jeremiah 16:6,7
Both the great and the small shall die in this land: they shall not be buried, neither shall men lament for them, nor cut themselves, nor make themselves bald for them:
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Jeremiah 41:5
That there came certain from Shechem, from Shiloh, and from Samaria, even fourscore men, having their beards shaven, and their clothes rent, and having cut themselves, with offerings and incense in their hand, to bring them to the house of the LORD.
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On the Words, and Rose Again from the Dead on the Third Day, and ...
... Let mourning be turned into gladness, and lamentation to joy ... Psalm 88:5: Cast off
among the dead (RV); Cast ... The Hebrew word (rymz means either "cutting," as in ...
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Crucified, Dead, and Buried. '
... cruel stroke of hammer through the quivering flesh, and, in the ... which they hoped
to pay the Dead after the ... the Sanhedrin to the ceremony of cutting the Passover ...
/.../the life and times of jesus the messiah/chapter xv crucified dead and.htm

Chrysostom -- Excessive Grief at the Death of Friends
... But, you say, a dead man experiences corruption, and ... along the mart, tearing their
hair, cutting their arms ... Consider that by mourning and lamenting thou canst ...
/.../various/the worlds great sermons volume i/chrysostom excessive grief at.htm

Blessed are they that Mourn
... says Chrysostom) who mourn for the dead, but rather ... That mourning which will entitle
a man to blessedness ... drops from the tree freely without cutting or forcing ...
/.../the beatitudes an exposition of matthew 51-12/6 blessed are they that.htm

John xix. 16-18
... burial, (that be far from me,) but as cutting short its ... if thou desirest to sympathize
with the dead, I will show thee another way of mourning, and will ...
/.../homilies on the gospel of st john and hebrews/homily lxxxv john xix 16-18.htm

Psalm LXXXVI.
... to cure thee, He knoweth: by what cutting, what burning, He ... In the land of the dead
is labour, grief, fear ... Nothing is so akin to misery as mourning: nothing so ...
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The Loved Ones Chastened
... and they therefore adopted the expedient of cutting the gordian ... says one, "and I
left a dead child in ... to-day dressed in the habiliments of mourning; I suppose ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 3 1857/the loved ones chastened.htm

On the Baptism of Christ.
... we welcome a marriage with wedding songs; for mourning we bring ... of the body that
is entirely dead, covering the ... rock without a hewer or stone-cutting tools, so ...
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Of Miracles which were Wrought that the World Might Believe in ...
... But, on cutting up the fish, the cook found a gold ring ... ran from the house to tell
him she was dead. ... were being prepared, amidst the weeping and mourning of all ...
/.../augustine/city of god/chapter 8 of miracles which were.htm

"Wash You, Make You Clean; Put Away the Evil of Your Doings from ...
... found within and without nothing, but matter of mourning, I say ... It is the cutting
off a right hand, or plucking ... Should I, who am dead to sin, live any longer ...
/.../binning/the works of the rev hugh binning/sermon xi wash you make.htm



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