Death of Eli

12 That same day a Benjamite(A) ran from the battle line and went to Shiloh with his clothes torn and dust(B) on his head.

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19 Tamar put ashes(A) on her head and tore the ornate robe she was wearing. She put her hands on her head and went away, weeping aloud as she went.

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32 When David arrived at the summit, where people used to worship God, Hushai(A) the Arkite(B) was there to meet him, his robe torn and dust(C) on his head.

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The Israelites Confess Their Sins

On the twenty-fourth day of the same month, the Israelites gathered together, fasting and wearing sackcloth and putting dust on their heads.(A)

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12 When they saw him from a distance, they could hardly recognize him;(A) they began to weep aloud,(B) and they tore their robes(C) and sprinkled dust on their heads.(D)

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10 The elders of Daughter Zion
    sit on the ground in silence;(A)
they have sprinkled dust(B) on their heads(C)
    and put on sackcloth.(D)
The young women of Jerusalem
    have bowed their heads to the ground.(E)

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30 They will raise their voice
    and cry bitterly over you;
they will sprinkle dust(A) on their heads
    and roll(B) in ashes.(C)

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19 They will throw dust on their heads,(A) and with weeping and mourning(B) cry out:

“‘Woe! Woe to you, great city,(C)
    where all who had ships on the sea
    became rich through her wealth!
In one hour she has been brought to ruin!’(D)

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