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allk. Thus wast thou decked soft raiment? Behold, they that mother made him a little coat, with gold and silver, and thy rai- wear soft clothing are in kings' and brought it to him from year ment was of fine linen, and silk, and houses.

to year, when she came up with broidered work: thou didst eat

Rev. xix, 8. And to her was her husband to offer the yearly nne flour, and honey, and oil; and granted that she should be array

sacrifice. thou wast exceeding beautiful, ed in fine linen, clean and white- Job xxx, 18. By thn great forco and thou did prosper into a king for the fine linen is the righteous of my disease is my garment dom. ness of saints.

changed: it bindeth me about as (See under Agriculture, FLAX;

the collar of my coat. under Animals, FLOCK.) AND A COARSER BY POORER

Çant. v, 3. I have put off my

coat; how shall I put it on? I PEOPLE.

have washed my feet; how shall A FINER TEXTURE, WORN 2 Kings i, 8. And they answered I defile thém. BY PERSONS IN HIGH him, He was an hairy man, and

Dan. ill, 21, Then these men STATIONS. girt with a girdle of leather about

were bound in their coats, their his loins. And he said, It is hosen, and their hats, and their Exod. xxviii, 5, 6. And they Elijah the Tishbite. shall take gold, and blue, and pur

other garments, and were cast into ple, and scarlet, and fine linen, to pass in that day, that the pro- furnace.

Zech. xiil, 4. And it shall come the midst of the burning fiery And they shall make the ephod of phets shall be ashamed every one gold, of blue, and a purple, ofl of his vision, when he hath pro- will sue thee at the law, and take

Matth. v, 40. And if any man scarlet, and Ane twined linen, phesied; neither shall they wear a away thy coat, let him have thy with cunning work. rough garment to deceive.

cloak also. Erod. XXXV, 25. And all the wo

Matth. iil, 4. And the same men that were wise-hearted did

Matth. x, 10. Nor scrip for your spin with their hands, and brought hair, and

a leatherne girdle

about journey, neither two coats neither that which they had spun, both of blue, and of purple, and of scar

man is worthy of his meat. let, and of fine linen.

bruke til, 11. He answereth and Josh. vil, 21. When I saw among


salth unto them, He that hath the spoils a goodly Babylonish Gen. xxxvisi, 19. And she arose, two coats, let him impart to him garment, and two hundred shekels and went away and laid by her vall that hath none; and he that hath of silver, and a wedge of gold of from her, and put on the gar- meat, let him do likewise. ffty shekels weight,then I coveted ments of her widowhood.

Luke vi, 29. .. And him them, and took them; and, behold, 2 Kings xxv, 27, 29. .... Evll- that taketh away thy cloke forbid they are hid in the earth, in the merodach king of Babylon, in the not to take thy coat also. midst of my tent, and the silver year that he began to reign, did under it. lift up the head of Jehoiachin

John xix, 23. ... Now the 1 Chron. iv, 21. The sons of king of Judah out of prison. And coat (of Jesus) was without seam, Shelah the son of Judah were Er changed his prison-garments....

woven from the top throughout. the father of Lecah, and Laadah Jer. il, 32. Can a maid forget her

John xxi, 7. Therefore that disthe father of Mareshah, and the ornaments, or a bride her attire? ciple whom Jesus loved saith families of the house of them that yet my people have forgotten me unto Peter, It is the Lord. Now, wronght fine linen, of the house of days withoát number,

when Simon Peter heard that it Ashbea. 1 Chron. xv, 27. And David was the king came in to see the guests, and did cast himself into the sea. Matth. xxii, 11, 12. And when was the Lord, he girt his fisher's

coat unto him, (for he was naked) clothed with a robe of fine linen, he saw there a man which had not and all the Levites that bare the

on a wedding-garment: And he Acts ix, 39. Then Peter arose, ark, and the singers, and Chena- saith unto him, Friend, how cam- and went with them. When he niah the master of the song with est thou in hither not having a was come, they brought him into the singers: David also had upon wedding-garment? And he was the upper chamber: and all the him an ephod of linen. speechless.

widows stood by him weeping, Esther viil, 15. And Mordecai Luke 11, 7. And she brought and shewing the coats and garwent out from the presence of the forth her first-born son, wrapped ments which Dorcas made while king in royal apparel of blue and him in swaddling-clothes, and laid she was with them. white, and with a great crown of him in a manger; because there gold, and with a garment of fine was no room for them in the inn.

II.-THE OUTER ROBE, OR linen and purple..... Luke xxiv, 12. Then arose Peter,

CLOAK and ran unto the sepulchre; and Prov. XXXI, 24. She maketh fine stooping, down, he bebeld the him by his garment, saying, Lie

Gen. xxxix, 12. And she caught liuen, and seileth it; and deliver - linen clothes laid by themselves, with me: and he left his garment oth girdles unto the merchant. and departed, wondering in himself at that which was come to

in her hand, and fled, and got him Isa. iil, 23. The glasses, and the

pass. fine linen, and the hoods, and the

Exod. xxil, 26. If thou at all vails.

Acts xil, 21. And upon a set take thy neighbour's raiment to

day, Herod, arrayed in royal pledge, thou shalt deliver it unto Ezek. xvi, 13, 18. . . Thy ral

apparel, sat upon his throne, and him by that the sun goeth down. ment was of fine linen, and silk, made an oration unto them. and broidered work..... And

Num. XV, 38-40. Speak unto the tookest thy broidered garments, JEWISH CLOTHING CON- children of Israel, and bid them and coveredst them; and thou hast set mine oil and mine incense

SISTED OF TWO ROBES. that they make them fringes in before them.


the borders of their garments,

throughout their generations, and Matth. xl, 8. But what went ye


that they put upon the fringe of out for to see? A man clothed in 1 Sam. il, 19. Moreover, his the borders a ribband of blue;


And it shail be unto you for a THIS GARMENT FORMED prevailed against them, so that tringe, that ye muy look upon it, THE LAP OR BOSOM. they fled out of that house naked and remember all the command

and wounded. ments of the Lord, and do them; into the field to gather herbs, and 2 Kings iv, 39. And one went out

Rev. xvi, 15. Behold, I come as and that ye seek not after your found a wild vme, and gathered

a thief. Blessed is he that watchown heart, and your own eyes, thereof wild gourds his lap- eth, and keepetdi bis garments, after which ye use to go a whorfull.

lest he walk naked, and they sco ing: That ye may remember and

his shame. do all my commandments, and be

Neh. v, 13. Also I shook my lap, holy unto your God.

and said, So God shake out every
man from his house, and from his

Deut. xxii, 5, 12. The woman labour, that performeth not this

INDECOROUS. shall not wear that which per promise, even thus be he shaken taineth unto a man, neither shall out, and emptied. ..

Gen. 1x, 22. And Ham, the father

of Canaan, saw the nakedness of a man put on a woman's garment: for all that do so are abomination Luke vi, 38. Give, and it shall his father, and told his two breth

ren without unto the LORD thy God. Thou be given unto you good measure, shalt make thee fringes upon the pressed down, and shaken to- Exod. xx, 26. Neither shalt thou four quarters of thy vesture, gether, and running over, shall go up by steps unto mine altar, wherewith thou coverest thyself. men give into your bosom.

that thy nakedness be not dis

covered thereon. 1 Kings xi, 29. And it came to

Hab. ii, 15. Woe unto him that pass at that time, when Jeroboam WHEN A MAN WANTED went out of Jerusalem, that the THIS UPPER ROBE, HE WAS puttest thy bottle to him, and

giveth his neighbour drink, that • prophet Ahijah the Shilonite

SAID TO BE NAKED. makest him drunken also, that found him in the way; and he had clad himself with a new garment: Erod. xxxii, 25. And Moses saw

thou mayest look on their nakedand they two were alone in the that the people were naked, (for ness! field.

Aaron had made them naked unto Job xxiv, 7. They cause the their shame among their enemies.) MANY MARKED ALLUSIONS naked to lodge without clothing, 1 Sam. xix, 24. And he (Saul)

TO IT. that they have no covering in the stripped off his clothes also, and

18a. xlvil, 1. Come down, and sit cold.

prophesied before Samuel in like in the dust, o virgin daughter of

manner, and lay down naked all Babylon; sit on the ground; there Prov. xxv, 20. As he that taketh that day, and all that night. is no throue, o daughter of the away a garment in cold weather, Wherefore they say, Is Saul also Chaldeans; for thou shalt no more and as vinegar upon nitre; so is among the prophets?

be called tender and delicate. he that singeth songs to an heavy heart. 2 Sam. vi, 20-22. Then David

180. xlvii, 3. Thy nakedness returned to bless his household. Micah il, 8. Even of late my And Michal, the daughter of Saul, shame shall be seen: 'I will take

shall be uncovered, yea, thy people is risen up as an enemy: came out to meet David, and said, ye pull off the robe with the gar: How glorious was the king of Vengeance, and I will not meet ment from them that pass by Israel to - day, who uncovered

ther as a man. securely as men averse from war. himself to-day in the eyes of the

Jer. xiii, 26. Therefore will I Matth. ix, 20. And, behold, a handmaids of his servants, as one discover thiy skirts upon thy face, woman, which was diseased with of the vain fellows shamelessly that thy shame may appear. an issue of blood twelve years, uncovereth himsell! And David Jer. xlix, 10. But I have made came behind him, and touched the said unto Michal, It was before Esau bare, I have uncovered his hem of his garment.

the LORD, which chose me before secret places, and he shall not be Matth. xxi, 8. And a very great thy father, and before all his able to hide himself: his seed is multitude spread their garments house, to appoint me ruler over spoiled, and his brethren, and his in the way.

the people of the LORD, over neighbours, and he is not.
Israel: therefore will I play before

Lam, i, 8. 9. Jerusalem hath Matth. xxiii, 5. But all their the LORD. And I will yet be more grievously sinned; therefore she is works they do for to be seen of vile than thus, and will be base in removed: all that honoured her men: they make broad their phy- mine own sight: and of the mald- despise her, because they have lacteries, and enlarge the borders servants which thou hast spoken seen her nakedness; yea, she of their garments.

of, of them shall I be had in høn- sigheth, and turneth backward. Mark xili. 16. And let him that our.

Her filthiness is in her skirts; she is in the field not turn back again

Job xxii, 6. For thou last taken remembereth not her last end; for to take up his garment.

a pledge from thy brother for therefore she came down wonderJohn xiii, 4. He riseth from nought, and stripped the naked of fully: she had no comforter. O their clothing

LORD, behold my affliction; for the supper, and laid aside his garments, and took towel and Lam. iv, 21. Rejoice and be glad, enemy hath magnified himself. girded himself. O daughter of Edom, that dwellest Ezek. xvi, 22, 36, 37. And in all

abominations and dets xil, 8. And the angel said in the land of Uz: the cup also thine unto him, Gird thyself, and bind shall pass through unto thee; thou whoredoms thou hast not rememon thy sundals: and so he did. shalt be drunken, and shalt make bered the days of thy youth, when

thou wast naked and bare, and And he saith unto him, Cast thy thyself naked.

wast polluted in thy blood. Thus garment about thee, and follow John xxi. 7. Now when Simon saith the Lord God, Because thy me.

Peter heard that it was the Lord, filthiness was poured out, and thy 2 Tim. iv, 13. The cloak that I lie girt his fisher's coat unto him, nakedness discovered through thy left at Troas with Carpus, when for he was naked.

whoredoms with thy lovers, and thou comest, bring with thee, and Acts xix, 16. And the man in with all the idols of thy abominathe books, ' but especially the whom the evil spirit was leapeutions, and by the blood of thy parchments.

on them, and overcame them, and children, which thou didst give

thy anto them; Behold, therefore I will ARMHOLES.

Batth. III, 4. And the same John gather all thy lovers, with whom

Jer. xxxviii, 12. And Ebed- had his raiment of camel's hair, thou hast taken plecsure, and all melech the Ethiopian said unto and a leathern girdle about his them that thou hast loved, with all Jeremiah, Put now these old cast loins. . them that thou hast hated; I will clouts and rolten rags under thine John xill, 5. After that he pour. even gather them round about arm-holes under the cords. And eth water into a bason, and began against thee, and will discover thy Jeremiah did so.

to wash the disciples' feet, and to nakedness unto them, that they may see all thy nakedness.

Ezek. xiit, 18. And say, Thus i wipe them with the towel whereEzek. xxiil, 9, 10, 18, 27 - 29. saith the Lord God, Woe'to the with he was'girded.

Acts xxi, 11. And when he was Wherefore I have delivered her women that sew pillows to all armInto the hand of her lovers, into the head of every stature, to hunt girdle, and bound bis own hands

holes, and make kerchiefs upon come unto us, he took Paul's the hand of the Assyrians, upon souls! Will ye hunt the souls of and feet, and said, Thus saith the whom she doted. covered her nakedness; they took my people, and will ye save the Holy Ghost, so shall the Jews at

Jerusalem bind the man that her sons and her daughters, and souls alive that come unto you? slew her with the sword: and she

owneth this girdle, and shall debecame famous among women; for

SHEETS IN MARGIN. liver him into the hands of the

Gentiles. they had executed judgment upon

SHIRTS. her. So she discovered her whore

Judges xiv, 12, 13. And Samson dems, and discovered her naked, said unto them, I will now put

2 Sam. xxii, 40. For thou hast ness: then my mind was alienated forth a riddle unto you: if ye can girded me with strength to battle: from her, like as my mind was certainly declare it me within the them that tose up against mo alienated from her sister. Thus seven days of the feast, and find hast thou subdued under me. will I make thy lewdness to cease it out, then I will give you thirty Job xii, 18. He looseth the bond from thee, and thy whoredom sheets, and thirty change of gar- of kings, and girdeth their loins brought from the land of Egypt; so ments: But if ye cannot declare it with a girdle. that thou shalt not lift up thine me, then shall ye give me thirty eyes into them, nor remember sheets, and thirty change of gar- eth me with strength, and maketh

Ps. xviii, 32. It is God that girdEgypt any more. For thus saith

ments. And they said unto him, my way perfect. the Lord Gon, Behold, I will de- Put forth thy riddle, that we may liver thee into the hand of them hear it,

Ps. Ixv, 6. Which by his strength whom thou hatest, into the hand of

setteth fast the mouutains; being them from whom thy mind is

girded with power. alienated: And they shall deal


P3. xciii, 1. The LORD reigneth; with thee hatefully, and shall take Exod. xxxix, 29. And a girdle of he is clothed with majesty; the away all thy labour, and shall fine twined-linen, and blue, and LORD is clothed with strength, leave thee naked and bare; and purple, and scarlet, of needle- wherewith he hath girded hinnthe nakedness of thy whoredoms work; as the LORD commanded self: the world also is stablished, shall be discovered, both thy lewd-Moses.

that it cannot be moved. ness and thy whoredoms.

Lev. vili, 7. And he put upon Ps. cix, 19. Let it be unto him Hosea ii, 3, 10. Lest I strip her him the coat, and girded him with as the garment which covereth naked, and set her as in the day the girdle, and clothed him with him, and for a girdle wherewith that she was born. An I now will the robe, and put the ephod upon he is girded continually. I discover her lewdness in the him, and he girded him with the sight of her lovers, and none shall curious girdle of the ephod, and shall be the girdle of his loins,

Isa. xi, 5. And righteousness deliver her out of mine hand. bound it unto him therewith.

and faithfulness the girdle of his Micah i, 11. Pass ye away, thou 1 Sam. ii, 18. But Samuel min- reins. inhabitant of Saphir, having thy istered before the LORD, being a shame naked: the inhabitant of child girded with a linen eplod.

Isa. xxil, 21. And I will clothe Zaanan came not forth in the

him with thy robe, and strengthen mourning of Beth-ezel; he shall

2 Sam. xviii, 11. And Joab said him with thy girdle, and I will receive of you his standing

unto the man that told him, And, commit thy government into his

behold, thou sawest him; and why hand; and he shall be a father to OTHER PORTIONS OF DRESS

didst thou not smite him there to the inhabitants of Jerusalem, and

the ground? and I would have to the house of Judah. FOR HEAD.

given thee ten shekels of silver, Isa. xlv, 5. I am the LORD, and Exod. xxviii, 40. And for Aaron's and a girdle.

there is none else, there is no God sons, thou shalt make coats, and

2 Kings i, 8. And they answer- besides me: I girded thee, though ihou shalt make for them girdles,ed him. He was an hairy man, thou hast not known me. and bonnets shalt thou make for and girt with a girdle of leather them, for glory and for beauty,

Jer. xiii, 1, 10. Thus saith the about his loins. And he said, It is LORD unto me, Go and get thee a Lev. viil, 13. And Moses brought Elijah the Tishbite.

linen girdle, and put it upon thy Aaron's sons, and put coats upon Prov. xxxi, 17, 24. She girdeth loins, and put it not in water. them, and girdled them with gir- her loins with strength, and This evil people, which refuse to dles, and put bonnets upon them; strengtheneth her arms. She hear my words, which walk in as the LORD commanded Moses.

maketh fine linen and selleth it; the imagination of their heart, Ezek. xxiit, 42. And a voice of a and delivereth girdles unto the and walk after other gods, tó multitude being at ease was with merchant.

serve them, and to worship them; her: and with the men of the com

Ezek. xxiii, 15. Girded with shall even be as this girdle, which mou sort were brought Sabeans giriles upon their loins, exceeding is good for nothing. from the wilderness, which put in dyed attire upon their heads, John xxi, 18. Verily, verily, I bracelets upon their hands, and all of them princes to look to, say unto thee, When thou wast Deutiful crowns upon their after the manner of the Babylon- young, thou girdedst thyself, and heads.

lans of Chaldea, the land of their walkedst whither thou wouldest: (Sce Body, HEAD and NECK.) nativity.

but when thou shalt be old, thou

1 1

shalt stretch forth thy hands, and 1 Kings il, 5. Moreover, thou VAIL, A LARGE AND another shall gird thee, and carry knowest also what Joab the son

SPECIAL PART OF FEMALE thee whither thou wouldest not. of Zerulah did to me, and what he

DRI S3 Rev. 1, 13. And in the midst of did to the two captains of the

Gen. xxiv, 65. For she had said the seven candlesticks one like hosts of Israel, unto Abner the unto the Son of man, clothed with son of Ner, and unto Amasa the unto the servant, What man is this a garment down to the foot, and son of Jether, whom he slew, and that walketh in the field to meet

us? peace,

And the servant had said, It girt about the paps with a golden shed the blood of war in girdle.

and put the blood of war upon is my master: therefore she took a Rev. IV, 6. And the seven angels his girdle that was about his vail

, and covered herself.

Gen. xxxviii, 14. And she put came out of the temple, having loins, and in his shoes that were on his feet

her widow's garments off from the seven plagues, clothed in pure and white linen, and having their Isa. xx, 2. At the same time her, and covered her with a vail, breasts girded with golden girdles. spake the LORD by Isaiah the son and

wrapped herself, and sat in an of Amoz, saying, Ğo and loose the open place, which is by the way to TO GIRD UP THE LOINS,

sackcloth from off thy loins, and Timnath: for she saw that Shelah put off thy shoe from thy foot.

was grown, and she was not given WAS A PREPARATION FOR And he did so, walking naked and unto him to wife. barefoot.

Ruth iii, 15. Also he said, Bring WORK, IN FASTENING UP

the vail that thou hast upon thee, THEIR LOOSE AND FLOW- Mark vi, 9. But be shod with and hold it. And when she held

ING GARMENTS. sandals; and not put on two coats. it, he measured six measures of Exod. xii, 11. And thus shall ye Like xxii, 35. And he said unto barley, and laid it on her: and she eat it; with your loins girded, your them, When I sent you without went into the city. shoes on your feet, and your stafi purse, and scrip, and shoes, lacked Cant. V, 7. ,

The keepers in your hand; and ye shall eat it ye any thing?' And they said, of the walls took away my vail in laste: it is the LORD's pass-Nothing.

from me. over.

Acts xli, 8. And the angel said 1 Kings xviii, 46. And the bånd

VARIOUS CLASSES OF unto him, Gird thyself and bind of the LORD was on Elijah; and be on thy sandale. And so he did.

SOCIETY DISTINGUISHED girded up his loins, and ran before

BY THEIR DRESS. Ahab to the entrance of Jezreel.

Oant. v, 14. His hands are 03 1 Kings xx, 32. so they girded Ps. 1x, 8. Moab is my wash-pot; gold rings set with the beryl; his sackcloth on their loins, and put over Edom will I cast out my belly is as bright ivory overlaid ropes on their heads, and came to shoe.

with sapphires. the king of Israel. .....

Isa. V, 27.

Neither shall Dan. V, 29. Then commanded

the girdle of their loins be logsed, Belshazzar, and they clothed Luke xii, 35. Let your loins be nor the latchet of their shoes be Daniel with scarlet, and put a girded about, and your lights broken.

chain of gold about his neck, and burning.

Amos fi, 6. Thus salth the LORD,

made a proclamation concerning 1 Peter 1, 13. Wherefore gird up for three transgressions of Israel, him, that he should be the third the loins of your mind. .....

ruler in the kingdom.
and for four, I will not turn away
the punishment thereof; because

Ezek. xxill, 42. And a voice of
BREECHES, they sold the righteous for silver, a multitude being at ease was

with her: and with the men of the (See under PRIESTS.) and the poor for a pair of shoes.

common sort were brought SaMatth. iii, 11. I indeed baptize beans from the wilderness, which SHOES AND SANDALS.

you with water unto repentance; put bracelets upon their hands,

but he that cometh after me is and beautiful crowns upon their Ecod. ili, 5. And he said, Draw mightier than I, whose shoes I am heads. not nigh híther: put off thy shoes not worthy to bear. ... from off thy feet; for the place

James il, 2, 3. For if there come whereon thou standest is holy Mark i, 7. And preached, say unto your assembly a man with a ground.

ing, There cometh one mightier gold ring, in goodiy apparel, and Exod. xii, 11. And thus shall ve whose shoes I am not worthy to vile raiment;. And ye have re

than I after me, the latchet of there come in also a poor man in eat it, with your loins girded, stoop down and unloose. your shoes on your feet.

spect to him that weareth the gay · Luke xv, 22. But the father said thou here in a good place; and say

clothing, and say unto him, sit Deut. xxix, 5. And I have led yon forty years in the wilderness:

to his servants, Bring forth the your clothes are not waxen old best robe, and put it on him; and to the poor, Stand thou there, or

sit here under my footstool. upon you, and thy shoe is not put a ring on his hand, and


on his feet. waxen old upon thy foot.

DRESS, ORNAMENT, AND Deut. xxxiii, 25. Thy shoes shall

PERFUME, ESPECIALLY OF be iron and brass; and as thy days, TIED WITH A THONG.

FEMALES. 80 shall thy strength be.

Gen. xiv, 23. That I will not take Gen. xxiv, 47. And I asked her, Josh. v, 15. And the captain of from a thread even to a shoe- and said, whose daughter art the Lord's host said unto Joshua, latchet, and that I will not take thou? And she said, the daughLoose thy shoe from off thy foot, any thing that is thine, lest thou ter of Bethuel, Nahor's son, whom for the place wheron thou stand shouldest say, I have made Abram Milcah bare unto him: and I put est is holy. And Joshua did so. rich.

the earring upon her face, and the Josh. ix, 18. .....

These our John 1, 27. He it is, who, coming bracelets upon her hands. garments and our shoes are be- after me, is preferred before me, Judges viii, 24-26. And Gideon come old by reason of the very whose shoe's latchet I am not said unto them, I would desire long journey. worthy to unloose.

a request of you, that ye would


give me every mon the earrings Isa. Ixl, 10. I will greaty refolce their clothes, and laded every man of his prey: (for they had golden in the LORD, my soul shall be joy, his ass, and returned to the city. earrings, because they were Ish- ful in my God; for he hath clothed maelites.) And they answered, me with the garments of salva- whom the plague is, his clothes

Lev. xiii, 45. And the leper, in We will willingly give them. And tion, he hath covered me with the shall be rent, and his head bare, they spread a garment, and did robe of rlgliteollisness, as a bride- and he shall put a covering upon cast therein every man the ear- groom decketh himself with ornarings of his prey. And the weight ments, and as a bride adorneth clean, unclean.

his upper lip, and shall cry, Unof the golden earrings that he re- herself with her jewels. quested was a thousand and seven Jer. xlil, 11. For as the girdle of Nun, and Caleb the son of

Num. xiv, 6. And Joshua the son hundred shekels of gold, beside cleaveth to the loins of a man, so Jephunneh, which were of them ornaments, and collars, and purple have I caused to cleave unto me that searched the land, rent raiment that ivas on the kings of the whole house of Israel, and the Midian, and beside the chains that whole house of Judah, saith the

their clothes. were about their camels' necks.

1 Sam. iv, 12. And there ran a Ps. xlv, 8, 13, 14. All thy garments Jer. iv, 30. And when thou art and came to Shiloh the same day,

man of Benjamin out of the army, smell of myrrh, and aloes, and cás- spoiled, what wilt thou do? Though with his clothes rent, and with sia, out of the ivory palaces where thou clothest thyself with crimson, earth upon his head. by they have made theo glad. though thou deckest thee with or The king's daughter is all glorious naments of gold, though thou rent

2 Sam. 1, 11. Then David took within: her clothing is of wrought est thy face with painting, in vain hold on his clothes, and rent them, gold. She shall be brought uuto shalt thou make thyself fair; thy and likewise all the men that were the king in raiment of needle-lovers will despise thee, they will with him. work: the virgins her companions seek thy life

2 Sam. xlli, 30, 31. And it came that follow her shall be brought Ezek. xvi,11,12. I decked thee also to pass, while they were in the unto thee.

with ornaments, and I put brace- way, that tidings came to David, Prov. xxxl, 21, 25. She is not lets upon thy hands, and a chain saying, Absaloin hath slain all the afraid

of the snow for her house on thy neck. And i put a jewel king's sons, and there is not one hold: for all her household are on thy forehead, and earrings in of them left. Then the king arose, clothed with scarlet. Strength and thine ears, and a beautiful crown

and tore his garments, and lay on honour are her clothing, and she upon thine head.

the earth; and all his servants shall rejoice in time to come. Matt. XXVI, 7. There came unto

stood by with their clothes rent. Çant. I, 10, 11. Thy cheeks are him a woman having an alabaster- 2 Kings ii, 12. And Elisha saw comely with rows of jewels, thy box of very precious ointment, it, and he cried, My father, my neck with chains of gold, we and poured it on his head, as he tuther, the chariot of Israel, and

the horsemen thereof. will make thee borders of gold, sat at meat.

And he with studs of silver.

*Rev. xvill, 16. And saying, Alas, saw him no more: and he took Çant. vil. 1. How beautiful are alas, that great city, that was hold of his own clothes, and rent

them in two pieces. thy feet with shoes, o prince's clothed in fine linen, and purple, daughter! the joints of thy thighs and scarlet, and decked with

gold, 2 Kings xi, 14. And when she are like jewels, the work of the and precious stones, and pearls! looked, behold, the king stood by a hands of a cunning workman.

pillar, as the manner was, and the Isa. iii, 16-24. Moreover the DRESS AND ORNAMENT PUT king, and all the people of the land

princes and the trumpeters by the Lord saith, Because the daughters OFF IN TOKEN OF SORROW rejoiced, and blew with trumpets. of Zion are haughty, and walk with stretched forth necks and

AND MOURNING. And Athaliah rent her clothes, and wanton eyes, walking and min- Exod. xxxiii, 6. And the child cried, Treason, treason! cing as they go, and making a dren of Israel stripped themselves 2 Kings xviil, 37. Then came tinkling with their feet: There- of their ornaments by the mount Eliakim the son of Hilkiah which foro the Lord will smite with a Horeb.

over the household, and scab the crown of the head of the Ezek. xxlli, 26. They shall also Shebna the scribe, and Joah the daughters of Zion, and the Lord strip theo out of thy clothes, and son of Asaph the recorder, to will discover their secret parts. take away thy fair jewels.

Hezekiah with their clothes rent, In that day the Lord will take

and told him the words of Rab away the bravery of their tinkling | CLOTHES RENT IN TOKEN

shakeh. ornaments about their feet, and


2 Kings xxil, 11. And it came to their cauls, and their round tires

pass, when the king had heard the like the moon. The chains, and

Lev. x, 6. And Moses said unto words of the book of the law, that the bracelets, and the muflers. Aaron, and unto Eleazar and unto he rent his clothes. The bonnets, and the ornaments Ithamar, his sons, Uncover not of the legs, and the head-bands, your heads, neither rend your to pass, when the king had heard

2 Chron. xxxiv, 19. And it camo and the tablets, and the earrings. clothes, lest ye die. ......

the words of the law, that he rent The rings, and nose jewels, The

Jer. xxxvi, 24. Yet they were his clothes, changeable suits of apparel, and not afraid, nor rent their garthe mantles, and the winples, and ments, neither the king, nor any of sacrifice 'I arose up from my

Ezra ix, 5. And at the evening the The glasses, his servants that heard all these heaviness; and, having rent my and the fine linen, and the hoods, words. and the valls. And it shall come

garment and my mantle, I fell to pass, that instead of sweet smell

upon my knees, and spread out there shall be stink; and instead of


my hands unto the LORD my God. a girdle a rent; and instead of Gen. xxxvii, 29. And Reuben re

Isa. XXXVI, 22. Then well set hair baldness; and instead turned unto the pit; and, behold, Eliakim the son of Hilkiah, that of a stomacher a girding of sack- Joseph was not in the pit: and he was

over the household, and cloth; and burning instead of rent his clothes.

Sheban the scribe, and Joah the beaty.

Gen. xliv, 13. Then they rent l son of Asaph, the recorder, to



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