Jacob Judah. Books of the Bible. Catholic Orthodox. Letter of Baruch Psalms — Category Portal WikiProject Book. The Three Weeks. Seventeenth of Tammuz Tisha B'Av. Seudah HaMafseket. Book of Lamentations Kinnot Book of Job. Namespaces Article Talk. Views Read Edit View history. Commentary by Matthew Henry, King James Bible Online.
Commentary for Lamentations 1. Discussion for Lamentations 1 View All. Example sentences from the Web for lamentation But even as this book celebrates these women and their work, it is also a lamentation for a life on its way out. The House by the Church-Yard J. Sheridan Le Fanu. Both Jewish and Christian tradition ascribe authorship to Jeremiah, and the Septuagint—the Greek translation of the Old Testament—even adds a note asserting Jeremiah as the writer of the book.
In addition, when the early Christian church father Jerome translated the Bible into Latin, he added a note claiming Jeremiah as the author of Lamentations. Not only does the author of the book witness the results of the recent destruction of Jerusalem, he seems to have witnessed the invasion itself Lamentations — Jeremiah was present for both events. The city in question was none other than Jerusalem.
Jeremiah walked through the streets and alleys of the Holy City and saw nothing but pain, suffering, and destruction in the wake of the Babylonian invasion of BC. The Pickwick Papers Charles Dickens. Edgar Huntley Charles Brockden Brown. The Worst Words? Get Word of the Day daily email! Test Your Vocabulary. Love words? Need even more definitions? The awkward case of 'his or her'. Take the quiz Spell It Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?The book of Lamentations is book of sorrowful songs or poems. The name implies that the topic is expressing grief over something (to lament). Jeremiah, also known as the “weeping prophet” writes this after the destruction of Jerusalem by the Babylonians.