Nehemiah 9:1

The Israelites Confess Their Sins

1 On the twenty-fourth day of the same month, the Israelites gathered together, fasting and wearing sackcloth and putting dust on their heads.

Read Nehemiah 9:1 Using Other Translations

Now in the twenty and fourth day of this month the children of Israel were assembled with fasting, and with sackclothes, and earth upon them.
Now on the twenty-fourth day of this month the people of Israel were assembled with fasting and in sackcloth, and with earth on their heads.
On October 31 the people assembled again, and this time they fasted and dressed in burlap and sprinkled dust on their heads.