Jeremiah 9:17

Overview - Jeremiah 9
Jeremiah laments the Jews for their manifold sins;
and for their judgment.
12 Disobedience is the cause of their bitter calamity.
17 He exhorts to mourn for their destruction;
23 and to trust not in themselves, but in God.
25 He threatens both Jews and Gentiles.
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Jeremiah 9:17  (King James Version)
Thus saith the LORD of hosts, Consider ye, and call for the mourning women, that they may come; and send for cunning women, that they may come:

2 Chronicles 35:25 ; Job 3:8 ; Ecclesiastes 12:5 ; Amos 5:16 Amos 5:17 ; Matthew 9:23 ; Mark 5:38

the mourning women
Those whose office it was to sing mournful dirges, and make public lamentations at funerals.