In their streets they have girded themselves with (A)sackcloth;
(B)On their housetops and in their squares
Everyone is wailing, [a](C)dissolved in tears.

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  1. Isaiah 15:3 Lit going down in weeping

When the word reached the king of Nineveh, he arose from his throne, laid aside his robe from him, (A)covered himself with sackcloth and sat on the [a]ashes. He issued a (B)proclamation and it said, “In Nineveh by the decree of the king and his nobles: Do not let man, beast, herd, or flock taste a thing. Do not let them eat or drink water. But both man and beast must be covered with sackcloth; and let [b]men (C)call on God earnestly that each may (D)turn from his wicked way and from the violence which is in [c]his hands.

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  1. Jonah 3:6 Or dust
  2. Jonah 3:8 Lit them
  3. Jonah 3:8 Lit their

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