Sackcloth Sack
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Sackcloth Sack

Sack is a pure Hebrew word, and has spread into many modern languages. Sackcloth is a very coarse stuff, often of hair, Revelation 6:12. In great calamities, in penitence, in trouble, the Jews, etc., wore sackcloth about their bodies, Genesis 37:34; 2 Samuel 3:31; 1 Kings 20:32; Matthew 11:21. The prophets were often clothed in sackcloth, and generally in coarse clothing, Matthew 11:21. The Lord bid Isaiah put off the sackcloth from about his body, and go naked, Isaiah 20:2. Zechariah says, Zechariah 13:4, that false prophets should no longer prophesy in sackcloth, (English translation, a rough garment,) to deceive the simple.

In time of joy, or on hearing good news, those who were clad in sackcloth cast it from them, and resumed their usual clothing, Psalm 30:11.

4526. sakkos -- sackcloth
... sackcloth. Of Hebrew origin (saq); "sack"-cloth, ie Mohair (the material or garments
made of it, worn as a sign of grief) -- sackcloth. see HEBREW saq. ...
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Strong's Hebrew
8242. saq -- sack, sackcloth
... 8241, 8242. saq. 8243 . sack, sackcloth. Transliteration: saq Phonetic
Spelling: (sak) Short Definition: sackcloth. Word Origin ...
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Joseph and his Brethren
... And Jacob rent his garments, and put sackcloth upon his loins, and mourned for his ...
vessels with corn, and to restore every man's money into his sack, and to ...
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Here Beginneth the History of Joseph and his Brethren
... beast hath eaten him; and rent his clothes and did on him a sackcloth, bewailing
and ... After, one of them, on the way, opened his sack for to give his beast meat ...
/.../wells/bible stories and religious classics/here beginneth the history of 2.htm

The Mystery
... "That they should prophesy clothed in sackcloth," that is ... perhaps, is nearer the
truth, because, at the time, in which the witnesses clothed in sack-cloth, were ...
// key to the apocalypse/the mystery.htm

Life of Jerome.
... or cavern; he earned his daily bread, and was clad in sackcloth (21, 24 ... after
devastating Jerome's native Dalmatia, passed on under Alaric to the sack of Rome. ...
/.../jerome/the principal works of st jerome/iii life of jerome.htm

The Seven Trumpets.
... The success of the Vandals, the conquest of Sicily, the sack of Palermo, and the ...
the same period, also, power to prophesy, though shrouded in sackcloth, was to ...
/.../bliss/a brief commentary on the apocalypse/the seven trumpets.htm

Scriptural Poems; Being Several Portions of Scripture Digested ...
... He rent his clothes, and putting sackcloth on, He for a long time mourned for his
son. ... went, and when into their inn they come As one of them his sack of corn ...
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The Life of S. Hilarion.
... The sackcloth which he had once put on he never washed, and he used to say that ... all
his riches (that is to say, a copy of the gospels, and his sack-cloth tunic ...
/.../jerome/the principal works of st jerome/the life of s hilarion.htm

Book ii. Jerome Answers the Second, Third, and Fourth Propositions ...
... together, for common food, and make up for them all with a sack-cloth shirt. ... and
the might of Sennacherib utterly crushed, by the tears and sackcloth of King ...
/.../jerome/the principal works of st jerome/book ii jerome answers the.htm

The Second vision "On Earth"
... The wreck of its ships is the sack of Rome ... my two witnesses, and they shall prophesy
a thousand two hundred and sixty days, clothed in sackcloth.] Literally, it ...
/.../bullinger/commentary on revelation/the second vision on earth.htm

The Blessing of Jacob Upon Judah. (Gen. Xlix. 8-10. )
... follows. 2. Others (the last of them. Sack in the second edition of his
Apolog.) suppose the word to be erroneously pointed. They ...
/.../hengstenberg/christology of the old testament/the blessing of jacob upon.htm

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