Genesis 37:33-34

Clothed in Sackcloth

Genesis 37:33: "And he" [Jacob] "knew it, and said, It is my son's coat; an evil beast hath devoured him; Joseph is without doubt rent in pieces. "

Genesis 37:34: "And Jacob rent his clothes, and put sackcloth upon his loins, and mourned for his son many days."

Judith 4:9-13

Judith 4:9: "Then every man of Israel cried to God with great fervency, and with great vehemency did they humble their souls:"

Judith 4:10: "Both they, and their wives and their children, and their cattle, and every stranger and hireling, and their servants bought with money, put sackcloth upon their loins."

Judith 4:11: "Thus every man and women, and the little children, and the inhabitants of Jerusalem, fell before the temple, and cast ashes upon their heads, and spread out their sackcloth before the face of the Lord: also they put sackcloth about the altar,"

Judith 4:12: "And cried to the God of Israel all with one consent earnestly, that he would not give their children for a prey, and their wives for a spoil, and the cities of their inheritance to destruction, and the sanctuary to profanation and reproach, and for the nations to rejoice at."

Judith 4:13: "So God heard their prayers, and looked upon their afflictions: for the people fasted many days in all Judea and Jerusalem before the sanctuary of the Lord Almighty."