The New Revised Standard Version

3 Maccabees 4:6

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And young women who had just entered the bridal chambera to share married life exchanged joy for wailing, their myrrh-perfumed hair sprinkled with ashes, and were carried away unveiled, all together raising a lament instead of a wedding song, as they were torn by the harsh treatment of the heathen.b

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Or the canopy


Other ancient authorities read as though torn by heathen whelps