Lamentations – Chapter 5

The Bible – Old Testament Lamentations Index Int. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Chapter 5 1 Remember, O LORD, what has befallen us, look, and see our disgrace: 2 Our inherited lands have been turned over to strangers, our homes to foreigners. 3 We have become orphans, fatherless; widowed are our mothers. 4 The water weContinue reading “Lamentations – Chapter 5”

Lamentations – Chapter 4

The Bible – Old Testament Lamentations Index Int. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Chapter 4 1 How tarnished is the gold, how changed the noble metal; How the sacred stones lie strewn at every street corner! 2 Zion’s precious sons, fine gold their counterpart, Now worth no more than earthen jars made by the hands ofContinue reading “Lamentations – Chapter 4”

Lamentations – Chapter 2

The Bible – Old Testament Lamentations Index Int. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Chapter 2 1 1 How the Lord in his wrath has detested daughter Zion! He has cast down from heaven to earth the glory of Israel, Unmindful of his footstool on the day of his wrath. 2 The Lord has consumed without pity allContinue reading “Lamentations – Chapter 2”

Lamentations – Chapter 1

The Bible – Old Testament Lamentations Index Int. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Chapter 1 1 1 How lonely she is now, the once crowded city! Widowed is she who was mistress over nations; The princess among the provinces has been made a toiling slave. 2 Bitterly she weeps at night, tears upon her cheeks, With notContinue reading “Lamentations – Chapter 1”

Lamentations – Introduction

The Bible – Old Testament Lamentations Index Int. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Introduction The sixth century B.C. was an age of crisis, a turning point in the history of Israel. With the destruction of the temple and the interruption of its ritual, the exile of the leaders and loss of national sovereignty, an era cameContinue reading “Lamentations – Introduction”