Mourning

-For the dead .Head uncovered Leviticus 10:6; 21:10 .Lying on the ground 2 Samuel 12:16 .Personal

appearance neglected 2 Samuel 14:2 .Cutting the flesh Leviticus 19:28; 21:1-5; Deuteronomy 14:1;

Jeremiah 16:6, 7; 41:5 .Lamentations Genesis 50:10; Exodus 12:30; 1 Samuel 30:4; Jeremiah 22:18;

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Matthew 2:17, 18 .Fasting 1 Samuel 31:13; 2 Samuel 1:12; 3:35

-Priests prohibited, except for the nearest of kin Leviticus 21:1-11

-For Nadab and Abihu forbidden Leviticus 10:6

-Sexes separated inZechariah 12:12, 14

-Hired mourners 2 Chronicles 35:25; Ecclesiastes 12:5; Jeremiah 9:17; Matthew 9:23

-Abraham mourned for Sarah Genesis 23:2

-Lhe Egyptians mourned for Jacob for seventy days Genesis 50: 1-3

-Lhe Israelites mourned for Aaron for thirty days Numbers 20:29

-David\'s lamentations over .The death of Saul and his sons 2 Samuel 1 : 17-27 .The death of Abner 2 Samuel

3:33, 34 .The death of Absalom 2 Samuel 18:33

-Jeremiah and the singing men and singing women lament for Josiah 2 Chronicles 35:25

-For calamities and other sorrows .Ripping the garments Genesis 37:29, 34; 44:13; Numbers 14:6; Judges

11:35; 2 Samuel 1:2, 11; 3:31; 13:19,31; 15:32; 2 Kings 2:12; 5:8; 6:30; 11:14; 19:1; 22:11, 19; Ezra 9:3,

5; Job 1:20; 2:12; Isaiah 37:1; Jeremiah 41:5; Matthew 26:65; Acts 14:14

-Wearing mourning clothes Genesis 38:14; 2 Samuel 14:2

-Cutting or plucking off the hair and beard Ezra 9:3; Jeremiah 7:29

-Covering .The head and the face 2 Samuel 15:30; 19:4; Esther 6:12; Jeremiah 14:3, 4 .The upper lip

Leviticus 13:45; Ezekiel 24:17, 22; Micah 3:7

-Laying aside ornaments Exodus 33:4, 6

-Walking barefoot 2 Samuel 15:30; Isaiah 20:2

-Laying the hand on the head 2 Samuel 13:19; Jeremiah 2:37

-Ashes put on the head Ezekiel 27:30

-Dust on the head Joshua 7:6

-Dressing in black Jeremiah 14:2

-Sitting on the ground Isaiah 3:26

-Caused ceremonial defilement Numbers 19:11-16; 31:19; Leviticus 21:1

-Prevented offerings from being accepted Deuteronomy 26:14; Hosea 9:4


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