Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on Joel 1:8 in English Standard Version "Lament like a virgin wearing sackcloth for the bridegroom of her youth." 2Sa 3:31 Then David said to Joab and to all the people who were with him, “Tear your clothes and put on sackcloth and mourn before Abner.” And King David followed the bier. Joe 1:13 Put on sackcloth and lament, O priests; wail, O ministers of the altar. Go in, pass the night in sackcloth, O ministers of my God! Because grain offering and drink offering are withheld from the house of your God.