Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on 2 Samuel 12:16 in English Standard Version "David therefore sought God on behalf of the child. And David fasted and went in and lay all night on the ground." 2Sa 13:31 Then the king arose and tore his garments and lay on the earth. And all his servants who were standing by tore their garments. 1Ki 21:27 And when Ahab heard those words, he tore his clothes and put sackcloth on his flesh and fasted and lay in sackcloth and went about dejectedly.