Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on Jonah 3:6 in English Standard Version "The word reached the king of Nineveh, and he arose from his throne, removed his robe, covered himself with sackcloth, and sat in ashes." Job 1:20 Then Job arose and tore his robe and shaved his head and fell on the ground and worshiped. Job 2:8 And he took a piece of broken pottery with which to scrape himself while he sat in the ashes. Eze 26:16 Then all the princes of the sea will step down from their thrones and remove their robes and strip off their embroidered garments. They will clothe themselves with trembling; they will sit on the ground and tremble every moment and be appalled at you.