Jeremiah 9:17

Thus says the LORD of hosts, Consider you, and call for the mourning women, that they may come; and send for skillful women, that they may come:
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George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
Wise, in composing or singing the Nænia, or mournful songs, recording the praises of the deceased. (Calmet) "This custom still subsists in Judea: women go about with dishevelled hair and naked breasts, with mournful tunes, exciting all to tears. "(St. Jerome) Music was also used, Matthew ix. 23. Thus feigned tears, at least, would supply the want of real ones.

Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation - 2 Peter 1:20

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