Verses with the word earth in the Apocrypha (181 verses):
1 Esdras 4:34
O ye men, are not women strong? great is the earth, high is the heaven, swift is the sun in his course, for he compasseth the heavens round about, and fetcheth his course again to his own place in one day.
1 Esdras 4:36
All the earth crieth upon the truth, and the heaven blesseth it: all works shake and tremble at it, and with it is no unrighteous thing.
1 Esdras 6:13
So they gave us this answer, We are the servants of the Lord which made heaven and earth.
1 Esdras 8:77
And for our sins and our fathers' we with our brethren and our kings and our priests were given up unto the kings of the earth, to the sword, and to captivity, and for a prey with shame, unto this day.
2 Esdras 2:7
Let them be scattered abroad among the heathen, let their names be put out of the earth: for they have despised my covenant.
2 Esdras 2:14
Take heaven and earth to witness; for I have broken the evil in pieces, and created the good: for I live, saith the Lord.
2 Esdras 2:31
Remember thy children that sleep, for I shall bring them out of the sides of the earth, and shew mercy unto them: for I am merciful, saith the Lord Almighty.
2 Esdras 3:4
O Lord, who bearest rule, thou spakest at the beginning, when thou didst plant the earth, and that thyself alone, and commandedst the people,
2 Esdras 3:6
And thou leadest him into paradise, which thy right hand had planted, before ever the earth came forward.
2 Esdras 3:12
And it happened, that when they that dwelt upon the earth began to multiply, and had gotten them many children, and were a great people, they began again to be more ungodly than the first.
2 Esdras 3:18
And bowing the heavens, thou didst set fast the earth, movedst the whole world, and madest the depths to tremble, and troubledst the men of that age.
2 Esdras 3:35
Or when was it that they which dwell upon the earth have not sinned in thy sight? or what people have so kept thy commandments?
2 Esdras 4:21
For like as the ground is given unto the wood, and the sea to his floods: even so they that dwell upon the earth may understand nothing but that which is upon the earth: and he that dwelleth above the heavens may only understand the things that are above the height of the heavens.
2 Esdras 4:39
And for our sakes peradventure it is that the floors of the righteous are not filled, because of the sins of them that dwell upon the earth.
2 Esdras 5:1
Nevertheless as coming the tokens, behold, the days shall come, that they which dwell upon earth shall be taken in a great number, and the way of truth shall be hidden, and the land shall be barren of faith.
2 Esdras 5:6
And even he shall rule, whom they look not for that dwell upon the earth, and the fowls shall take their flight away together:
2 Esdras 5:10
And shall be sought of many, and yet not be found: then shall unrighteousness and incontinency be multiplied upon earth.
2 Esdras 5:23
And said, O Lord that bearest rule, of every wood of the earth, and of all the trees thereof, thou hast chosen thee one only vine:
2 Esdras 5:48
Then said he unto me, Even so have I given the womb of the earth to those that be sown in it in their times.
2 Esdras 6:1
And he said unto me, In the beginning, when the earth was made, before the borders of the world stood, or ever the winds blew,
2 Esdras 6:15
And therefore when it speaketh be not afraid: for the word is of the end, and the foundation of the earth is understood.
2 Esdras 6:18
And it said, Behold, the days come, that I will begin to draw nigh, and to visit them that dwell upon the earth,
2 Esdras 6:24
At that time shall friends fight one against another like enemies, and the earth shall stand in fear with those that dwell therein, the springs of the fountains shall stand still, and in three hours they shall not run.
2 Esdras 6:38
And I said, O Lord, thou spakest from the beginning of the creation, even the first day, and saidst thus; Let heaven and earth be made; and thy word was a perfect work.
2 Esdras 6:42
Upon the third day thou didst command that the waters should be gathered in the seventh part of the earth: six pats hast thou dried up, and kept them, to the intent that of these some being planted of God and tilled might serve thee.
2 Esdras 6:53
Upon the sixth day thou gavest commandment unto the earth, that before thee it should bring forth beasts, cattle, and creeping things:
2 Esdras 7:26
Behold, the time shall come, that these tokens which I have told thee shall come to pass, and the bride shall appear, and she coming forth shall be seen, that now is withdrawn from the earth.
2 Esdras 7:32
And the earth shall restore those that are asleep in her, and so shall the dust those that dwell in silence, and the secret places shall deliver those souls that were committed unto them.
2 Esdras 7:46
I answered then and said, This is my first and last saying, that it had been better not to have given the earth unto Adam: or else, when it was given him, to have restrained him from sinning.
2 Esdras 7:57
Then answered he me, and said, This is the condition of the battle, which man that is born upon the earth shall fight;
2 Esdras 8:2
I will tell thee a similitude, Esdras; As when thou askest the earth, it shall say unto thee, that it giveth much mould whereof earthen vessels are made, but little dust that gold cometh of: even so is the course of this present world.
2 Esdras 10:9
For ask the earth, and she shall tell thee, that it is she which ought to mourn for the fall of so many that grow upon her.
2 Esdras 10:13
But the earth not so: for the multitude present in it according to the course of the earth is gone, as it came:
2 Esdras 10:14
Then say I unto thee, Like as thou hast brought forth with labour; even so the earth also hath given her fruit, namely, man, ever since the beginning unto him that made her.
2 Esdras 10:26
And, behold, suddenly she made a great cry very fearful: so that the earth shook at the noise of the woman.
2 Esdras 10:59
And so shall the Highest shew thee visions of the high things, which the most High will do unto them that dwell upon the earth in the last days. So I slept that night and another, like as he commanded me.
2 Esdras 11:2
And I saw, and, behold, she spread her wings over all the earth, and all the winds of the air blew on her, and were gathered together.
2 Esdras 11:5
Moreover I beheld, and, lo, the eagle flew with her feathers, and reigned upon earth, and over them that dwelt therein.
2 Esdras 11:6
And I saw that all things under heaven were subject unto her, and no man spake against her, no, not one creature upon earth.
2 Esdras 11:12
And I looked, and, behold, on the right side there arose one feather, and reigned over all the earth;
2 Esdras 11:16
Hear thou that hast borne rule over the earth so long: this I say unto thee, before thou beginnest to appear no more,
2 Esdras 11:32
But this head put the whole earth in fear, and bare rule in it over all those that dwelt upon the earth with much oppression; and it had the governance of the world more than all the wings that had been.
2 Esdras 11:34
But there remained the two heads, which also in like sort ruled upon the earth, and over those that dwelt therein.
2 Esdras 11:40
And the fourth came, and overcame all the beasts that were past, and had power over the world with great fearfulness, and over the whole compass of the earth with much wicked oppression; and so long time dwelt he upon the earth with deceit.
2 Esdras 11:41
For the earth hast thou not judged with truth.
2 Esdras 11:46
That all the earth may be refreshed, and may return, being delivered from thy violence, and that she may hope for the judgment and mercy of him that made her.
2 Esdras 12:3
And I saw, and, behold, they appeared no more, and the whole body of the eagle was burnt so that the earth was in great fear: then awaked I out of the trouble and trance of my mind, and from great fear, and said unto my spirit,
2 Esdras 12:13
Behold, the days will come, that there shall rise up a kingdom upon earth, and it shall be feared above all the kingdoms that were before it.
2 Esdras 12:23
In his last days shall the most High raise up three kingdoms, and renew many things therein, and they shall have the dominion of the earth,
2 Esdras 13:4
And whensoever the voice went out of his mouth, all they burned that heard his voice, like as the earth faileth when it feeleth the fire.
2 Esdras 13:29
Behold, the days come, when the most High will begin to deliver them that are upon the earth.
2 Esdras 13:30
And he shall come to the astonishment of them that dwell on the earth.
2 Esdras 13:52
And he said unto me, Like as thou canst neither seek out nor know the things that are in the deep of the sea: even so can no man upon earth see my Son, or those that be with him, but in the day time.
2 Esdras 15:6
For wickedness hath exceedingly polluted the whole earth, and their hurtful works are fulfilled.
2 Esdras 15:20
Behold, saith God, I will call together all the kings of the earth to reverence me, which are from the rising of the sun, from the south, from the east, and Libanus; to turn themselves one against another, and repay the things that they have done to them.
2 Esdras 15:22
My right hand shall not spare the sinners, and my sword shall not cease over them that shed innocent blood upon the earth.
2 Esdras 15:23
The fire is gone forth from his wrath, and hath consumed the foundations of the earth, and the sinners, like the straw that is kindled.
2 Esdras 15:27
For now are the plagues come upon the whole earth and ye shall remain in them: for God shall not deliver you, because ye have sinned against him.
2 Esdras 15:29
Where the nations of the dragons of Arabia shall come out with many chariots, and the multitude of them shall be carried as the wind upon earth, that all they which hear them may fear and tremble.
2 Esdras 15:35
They shall smite one upon another, and they shall smite down a great multitude of stars upon the earth, even their own star; and blood shall be from the sword unto the belly,
2 Esdras 15:37
And there shall be great fearfulness and trembling upon earth: and they that see the wrath shall be afraid, and trembling shall come upon them.
2 Esdras 15:40
The great and mighty clouds shall be puffed up full of wrath, and the star, that they may make all the earth afraid, and them that dwell therein; and they shall pour out over every high and eminent place an horrible star,
2 Esdras 16:12
The earth quaketh, and the foundations thereof; the sea ariseth up with waves from the deep, and the waves of it are troubled, and the fishes thereof also, before the Lord, and before the glory of his power:
2 Esdras 16:14
Behold, the plagues are sent, and shall not return again, until they come upon the earth.
2 Esdras 16:15
The fire is kindled, and shall not be put out, till it consume the foundation of the earth.
2 Esdras 16:16
Like as an arrow which is shot of a mighty archer returneth not backward: even so the plagues that shall be sent upon earth shall not return again.
2 Esdras 16:21
Behold, victuals shall be so good cheap upon earth, that they shall think themselves to be in good case, and even then shall evils grow upon earth, sword, famine, and great confusion.
2 Esdras 16:22
For many of them that dwell upon earth shall perish of famine; and the other, that escape the hunger, shall the sword destroy.
2 Esdras 16:23
And the dead shall be cast out as dung, and there shall be no man to comfort them: for the earth shall be wasted, and the cities shall be cast down.
2 Esdras 16:24
There shall be no man left to till the earth, and to sow it
2 Esdras 16:32
And the earth shall be laid waste, and the fields thereof shall wax old, and her ways and all her paths shall grow full of thorns, because no man shall travel therethrough.
2 Esdras 16:39
Even so shall not the plagues be slack to come upon the earth, and the world shall mourn, and sorrows shall come upon it on every side.
2 Esdras 16:40
O my people, hear my word: make you ready to thy battle, and in those evils be even as pilgrims upon the earth.
2 Esdras 16:50
So shall righteousness hate iniquity, when she decketh herself, and shall accuse her to her face, when he cometh that shall defend him that diligently searcheth out every sin upon earth.
2 Esdras 16:52
For yet a little, and iniquity shall be taken away out of the earth, and righteousness shall reign among you.
2 Esdras 16:55
Which spake but the word, Let the earth be made; and it was made: Let the heaven be made; and it was created.
2 Esdras 16:58
He hath shut the sea in the midst of the waters, and with his word hath he hanged the earth upon the waters.
2 Esdras 16:60
In the desert hath he made springs of water, and pools upon the tops of the mountains, that the floods might pour down from the high rocks to water the earth.
2 Esdras 16:62
Yea and the Spirit of Almighty God, which made all things, and searcheth out all hidden things in the secrets of the earth,
Now therefore deal with me as seemeth best unto thee, and command my spirit to be taken from me, that I may be dissolved, and become earth: for it is profitable for me to die rather than to live, because I have heard false reproaches, and have much sorrow: command therefore that I may now be delivered out of this distress, and go into the everlasting place: turn not thy face away from me.
And say, Take me out of the earth, that I may hear no more the reproach.
Be of good comfort, my daughter; the Lord of heaven and earth give thee joy for this thy sorrow: be of good comfort, my daughter.
Go into Media my son, for I surely believe those things which Jonas the prophet spake of Nineve, that it shall be overthrown; and that for a time peace shall rather be in Media; and that our brethren shall lie scattered in the earth from that good land: and Jerusalem shall be desolate, and the house of God in it shall be burned, and shall be desolate for a time;
And in the eighteenth year, the two and twentieth day of the first month, there was talk in the house of Nabuchodonosor king of the Assyrians that he should, as he said, avenge himself on all the earth.
So he called unto him all his officers, and all his nobles, and communicated with them his secret counsel, and concluded the afflicting of the whole earth out of his own mouth.
Thus saith the great king, the lord of the whole earth, Behold, thou shalt go forth from my presence, and take with thee men that trust in their own strength, of footmen an hundred and twenty thousand; and the number of horses with their riders twelve thousand.
And thou shalt declare unto that they prepare for me earth and water: for I will go forth in my wrath against them and will cover the whole face of the earth with the feet of mine army, and I will give them for a spoil unto them:
And I will lead them captives to the utmost parts of all the earth.
Then he went forth and all his power to go before king Nabuchodonosor in the voyage, and to cover all the face of the earth westward with their chariots, and horsemen, and their chosen footmen.
A great number also sundry countries came with them like locusts, and like the sand of the earth: for the multitude was without number.
He will send his power, and will destroy them from the face of the earth, and their God shall not deliver them: but we his servants will destroy them as one man; for they are not able to sustain the power of our horses.
For with them we will tread them under foot, and their mountains shall be drunken with their blood, and their fields shall be filled with their dead bodies, and their footsteps shall not be able to stand before us, for they shall utterly perish, saith king Nabuchodonosor, lord of all the earth: for he said, None of my words shall be in vain.
Now the children of Israel, when they saw the multitude of them, were greatly troubled, and said every one to his neighbour, Now will these men lick up the face of the earth; for neither the high mountains, nor the valleys, nor the hills, are able to bear their weight.
We take to witness against you the heaven and the earth, and our God and Lord of our fathers, which punisheth us according to our sins and the sins of our fathers, that he do not according as we have said this day.
I pray thee, I pray thee, O God of my father, and God of the inheritance of Israel, Lord of the heavens and earth, Creator of the waters, king of every creature, hear thou my prayer:
And they wondered at her beauty, and admired the children of Israel because of her, and every one said to his neighbour, Who would despise this people, that have among them such women? surely it is not good that one man of them be left who being let go might deceive the whole earth.
Then said Holofernes unto her, Woman, be of good comfort, fear not in thine heart: for I never hurt any that was willing to serve Nabuchodonosor, the king of all the earth.
As Nabuchodonosor king of all the earth liveth, and as his power liveth, who hath sent thee for the upholding of every living thing: for not only men shall serve him by thee, but also the beasts of the field, and the cattle, and the fowls of the air, shall live by thy power under Nabuchodonosor and all his house.
For we have heard of thy wisdom and thy policies, and it is reported in all the earth, that thou only art excellent in all the kingdom, and mighty in knowledge, and wonderful in feats of war.
Wherefore I thine handmaid, knowing all this, am fled from their presence; and God hath sent me to work things with thee, whereat all the earth shall be astonished, and whosoever shall hear it.
There is not such a woman from one end of the earth to the other, both for beauty of face, and wisdom of words.
And now thou art both beautiful in thy countenance, and witty in thy words: surely if thou do as thou hast spoken thy God shall be my God, and thou shalt dwell in the house of king Nabuchodonosor, and shalt be renowned through the whole earth.
Then said Ozias unto her, O daughter, blessed art thou of the most high God above all the women upon the earth; and blessed be the Lord God, which hath created the heavens and the earth, which hath directed thee to the cutting off of the head of the chief of our enemies.
And so soon as the morning shall appear, and the sun shall come forth upon the earth, take ye every one his weapons, and go forth every valiant man out of the city, and set ye a captain over them, as though ye would go down into the field toward the watch of the Assyrians; but go not down.
Wisdom of Solomon 1:1
Love righteousness, ye that be judges of the earth: think of the Lord with a good (heart,) and in simplicity of heart seek him.
Wisdom of Solomon 1:14
For he created all things, that they might have their being: and the generations of the world were healthful; and there is no poison of destruction in them, nor the kingdom of death upon the earth:
Wisdom of Solomon 5:23
Yea, a mighty wind shall stand up against them, and like a storm shall blow them away: thus iniquity shall lay waste the whole earth, and ill dealing shall overthrow the thrones of the mighty.
Wisdom of Solomon 6:1
Hear therefore, O ye kings, and understand; learn, ye that be judges of the ends of the earth.
Wisdom of Solomon 7:1
I myself also am a mortal man, like to all, and the offspring of him that was first made of the earth,
Wisdom of Solomon 7:3
And when I was born, I drew in the common air, and fell upon the earth, which is of like nature, and the first voice which I uttered was crying, as all others do.
Wisdom of Solomon 9:16
And hardly do we guess aright at things that are upon earth, and with labour do we find the things that are before us: but the things that are in heaven who hath searched out?
Wisdom of Solomon 9:18
For so the ways of them which lived on the earth were reformed, and men were taught the things that are pleasing unto thee, and were saved through wisdom.
Wisdom of Solomon 10:4
For whose cause the earth being drowned with the flood, wisdom again preserved it, and directed the course of the righteous in a piece of wood of small value.
Wisdom of Solomon 11:22
For the whole world before thee is as a little grain of the balance, yea, as a drop of the morning dew that falleth down upon the earth.
Wisdom of Solomon 15:7
For the potter, tempering soft earth, fashioneth every vessel with much labour for our service: yea, of the same clay he maketh both the vessels that serve for clean uses, and likewise also all such as serve to the contrary: but what is the use of either sort, the potter himself is the judge.
Wisdom of Solomon 15:8
And employing his labours lewdly, he maketh a vain god of the same clay, even he which a little before was made of earth himself, and within a little while after returneth to the same, out when his life which was lent him shall be demanded.
Wisdom of Solomon 15:10
His heart is ashes, his hope is more vile than earth, and his life of less value than clay:
Wisdom of Solomon 18:16
And brought thine unfeigned commandment as a sharp sword, and standing up filled all things with death; and it touched the heaven, but it stood upon the earth.
Who can find out the height of heaven, and the breadth of the earth, and the deep, and wisdom?
The power of the earth is in the hand of the Lord, and in due time he will set over it one that is profitable.
Why is earth and ashes proud? There is not a more wicked thing than a covetous man: for such an one setteth his own soul to sale; because while he liveth he casteth away his bowels.
The Lord overthrew countries of the heathen, and destroyed them to the foundations of the earth.
He took some of them away, and destroyed them, and hath made their memorial to cease from the earth.
Behold, the heaven, and the heaven of heavens, the deep, and the earth, and all that therein is, shall be moved when he shall visit.
The mountains also and foundations of the earth be shaken with trembling, when the Lord looketh upon them.
After this the Lord looked upon the earth, and filled it with his blessings.
The Lord created man of the earth, and turned him into it again.
For in the division of the nations of the whole earth he set a ruler over every people; but Israel is the Lord's portion:
He vieweth the power of the height of heaven; and all men are but earth and ashes.
I came out of the mouth of the most High, and covered the earth as a cloud.
In the waves of the sea and in all the earth, and in every people and nation, I got a possession.
And all men are from the ground, and Adam was created of earth:
O Lord, hear the prayer of thy servants, according to the blessing of Aaron over thy people, that all they which dwell upon the earth may know that thou art the Lord, the eternal God.
O wicked imagination, whence camest thou in to cover the earth with deceit?
The Lord hath created medicines out of the earth; and he that is wise will not abhor them.
Of such doth the apothecary make a confection; and of his works there is no end; and from him is peace over all the earth,
They shall rejoice in his commandment, and they shall be ready upon earth, when need is; and when their time is come, they shall not transgress his word.
From him that sitteth on a throne of glory, unto him that is humbled in earth and ashes;
All things that are of the earth shall turn to the earth again: and that which is of the waters doth return into the sea.
All that are of the earth shall turn to earth again: so the ungodly shall go from a curse to destruction.
The noise of the thunder maketh the earth to tremble: so doth the northern storm and the whirlwind: as birds flying he scattereth the snow, and the falling down thereof is as the lighting of grasshoppers:
The hoarfrost also as salt he poureth on the earth, and being congealed, it lieth on the top of sharp stakes.
Noah was found perfect and righteous; in the time of wrath he was taken in exchange [for the world;] therefore was he left as a remnant unto the earth, when the flood came.
Therefore he assured him by an oath, that he would bless the nations in his seed, and that he would multiply him as the dust of the earth, and exalt his seed as the stars, and cause them to inherit from sea to sea, and from the river unto the utmost part of the land.
And after his death he prophesied, and shewed the king his end, and lifted up his voice from the earth in prophecy, to blot out the wickedness of the people.
Thy soul covered the whole earth, and thou filledst it with dark parables.
For all this the people repented not, neither departed they from their sins, till they were spoiled and carried out of their land, and were scattered through all the earth: yet there remained a small people, and a ruler in the house of David:
But upon the earth was no man created like Enoch; for he was taken from the earth.
Then all the people together hasted, and fell down to the earth upon their faces to worship their Lord God Almighty, the most High.
Then lifted I up my supplications from the earth, and prayed for deliverance from death.
And pray for the life of Nabuchodonosor king of Babylon, and for the life of Balthasar his son, that their days may be upon earth as the days of heaven:
That all the earth may know that thou art the Lord our God, because Israel and his posterity is called by thy name.
Where are the princes of the heathen become, and such as ruled the beasts upon the earth;
Young men have seen light, and dwelt upon the earth: but the way of knowledge have they not known,
The Agarenes that seek wisdom upon earth, the merchants of Meran and of Theman, the authors of fables, and searchers out of understanding; none of these have known the way of wisdom, or remember her paths.
But he that knoweth all things knoweth her, and hath found her out with his understanding: he that prepared the earth for evermore hath filled it with fourfooted beasts:
Afterward did he shew himself upon earth, and conversed with men.
Additions to Esther 11:8
And lo a day of darkness and obscurity, tribulation and anguish, affliction and great uproar, upon earth.
Additions to Esther 13:10
For thou hast made heaven and earth, and all the wondrous things under the heaven.
Letter of Jeremiah 1:19
They are as one of the beams of the temple, yet they say their hearts are gnawed upon by things creeping out of the earth; and when they eat them and their clothes, they feel it not.
Letter of Jeremiah 1:53
Neither can they judge their own cause, nor redress a wrong, being unable: for they are as crows between heaven and earth.
Additions to Daniel 1:52
O let the earth bless the Lord: praise and exalt him above all for ever.
Additions to Daniel 1:54
O all ye things that grow in the earth, bless ye the Lord: praise and exalt him above all for ever.
Bel and the Dragon 1:5
Who answered and said, Because I may not worship idols made with hands, but the living God, who hath created the heaven and the earth, and hath sovereignty over all flesh.
Prayer of Manassheh 1:1
O Lord, Almighty God of our fathers, Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, and of their righteous seed;
1 Maccabees 1:2
And made many wars, and won many strong holds, and slew the kings of the earth,
1 Maccabees 1:3
And went through to the ends of the earth, and took spoils of many nations, insomuch that the earth was quiet before him; whereupon he was exalted and his heart was lifted up.
1 Maccabees 1:9
And after his death they all put crowns upon themselves; so did their sons after them many years: and evils were multiplied in the earth.
1 Maccabees 2:37
But said, Let us die all in our innocency: heaven and earth will testify for us, that ye put us to death wrongfully.
1 Maccabees 2:40
And one of them said to another, If we all do as our brethren have done, and fight not for our lives and laws against the heathen, they will now quickly root us out of the earth.
1 Maccabees 3:9
So that he was renowned unto the utmost part of the earth, and he received unto him such as were ready to perish.
1 Maccabees 8:4
And that by their policy and patience they had conquered all the place, though it were very far from them; and the kings also that came against them from the uttermost part of the earth, till they had discomfited them, and given them a great overthrow, so that the rest did give them tribute every year:
1 Maccabees 9:13
They also of Judas' side, even they sounded their trumpets also, so that the earth shook at the noise of the armies, and the battle continued from morning till night.
1 Maccabees 11:34
Wherefore we have ratified unto them the borders of Judea, with the three governments of Apherema and Lydda and Ramathem, that are added unto Judea from the country of Samaria, and all things appertaining unto them, for all such as do sacrifice in Jerusalem, instead of the payments which the king received of them yearly aforetime out of the fruits of the earth and of trees.
1 Maccabees 11:71
Then Jonathan rent his clothes, and cast earth upon his head, and prayed.
1 Maccabees 14:8
Then did they till their ground in peace, and the earth gave her increase, and the trees of the field their fruit.
2 Maccabees 7:28
I beseech thee, my son, look upon the heaven and the earth, and all that is therein, and consider that God made them of things that were not; and so was mankind made likewise.
2 Maccabees 10:25
But when he drew near, they that were with Maccabeus turned themselves to pray unto God, and sprinkled earth upon their heads, and girded their loins with sackcloth,
2 Maccabees 13:7
Such a death it happened that wicked man to die, not having so much as burial in the earth; and that most justly:
2 Maccabees 14:15
Now when the Jews heard of Nicanor's coming, and that the heathen were up against them, they cast earth upon their heads, and made supplication to him that had established his people for ever, and who always helpeth his portion with manifestation of his presence.
2 Maccabees 15:5
Then said the other, And I also am mighty upon earth, and I command to take arms, and to do the king's business. Yet he obtained not to have his wicked will done.