Genesis 37:34

“And Jacob rent his clothes, and put sackcloth upon his loins, and mourned for his son many days.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Genesis 37:34

And Iacob rent his clothes, and put sackcloth vpon his loines, & mourned for his sonne many dayes.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

So Jacob tore his clothes, and put sackcloth on his loins and mourned for his son many days.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And Jacob rent his garments, and put sackcloth upon his loins, and mourned for his son many days.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Then Jacob, giving signs of grief, put on haircloth, and went on weeping for his son day after day.
- Basic English Bible

And Jacob rent his clothes, and put sackcloth on his loins, and mourned for his son many days.
- Darby Bible

And Jacob rent his clothes, and put sackcloth on his loins, and mourned for his son many days.
- Webster's Bible

Jacob tore his clothes, and put sackcloth on his waist, and mourned for his son many days.
- World English Bible

And Jacob rendeth his raiment, and putteth sackcloth on his loins, and becometh a mourner for his son many days,
- Youngs Literal Bible

And Jacob rent his garments, and put sackcloth upon his loins, and mourned for his son many days.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Genesis 37:34

Wesley's Notes for Genesis 37:34


37:35 He refused to be comforted - He resolved to go down to the grave mourning; Great affection to any creature doth but prepare for so much the greater affliction, when it is either removed from us, or embittered to us: inordinate love commonly ends in immoderate grief.


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