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  Lamentations - LoveToKnow 1911
General subject and outline of contents.-The theme of Lamentations is the final siege and fall of Jerusalem (586 B.C.), and the attendant and subsequent miseries of the Jewish people.
The idea that Lamentations was originally appended to Jeremiah in the Hebrew Canon, as it is in the old versions, and was afterwards separated from it and added to the other Megilloth for the liturgical convenience of the Synagogue, rests on the fact that Josephus (Ap.
It must be admitted that Lamentations exhibits, upon the whole, " a poet (more) in sympathy with the old life of the nation, whose attitude towards the temple and the king is far more popular than Jeremiah's" (W. Robertson Smith); cf.
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 Lamentations & Baruch (This Rock: November 1995)
Up to the eighteenth century, both Jewish and Christian tradition regarded it as an undisputed fact that Jeremiah was the author of Lamentations, the basis for this being 2 Chronicles 35:25 and the internal evidence of the poems themselves.
The structure of the first four poems is alphabetical; each of its stanzas begins with one of the twenty-two letters of the Hebrew alphabet, a device frequently used in the Bible to help memorization of the text.
In the course of each of these lamentations the drama of destruction of Jerusalem and its Temple is described in tones of deep pathos, but what they mainly stress is divine punishment of its inhabitants for betraying and abandoning Yahweh.
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  - Lamentations
Not once during the course of the 1 hour project does LDL stoop to traditional expectations or insult the listener's intelligence with a shopworn phrase.
Lamentations is gimmick-free, and that adds all the more to it's somber and plaintive mood.
It is unlikely that Lamentations will garner LDL the American fan base Flying Kites was supposed to, but that seems beside the point.
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 Lamentations, Book of - International Standard Bible Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In Lamentations 5 the alphabet is wanting; but in this case too the number of pairs of lines agrees with the number of letters in the Hebrew alphabet, i.e.
In Lamentations 2; 3 and 4, the letter `ayin (`) follows pe (p), as is the case in Psalms 34.
Lamentations 3 is unique, as in it one person describes his own peculiar sufferings in connection with the general calamity, and then too in the name of the others begins a psalm of repentance.
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However, in Lamentations the author is in a pit but in Jeremiah the author is put in a cistern.
Jeremiah's lament was for Josiah in 2 Chronicles.
For this reason the author of Lamentations was unsuccessful in moving the Lord to restore the nation of Israel (Lamentations 3:8, 44).
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 Book of Lamentations
The Book of Lamentations in the Old Testament of the Bible is actually five poems that lament the destruction of Jerusalem in 586 BC.
Lamentations, called in the Hebrew canon 'Ekhah, meaning "How," being the formula for the commencement of a song of wailing.
Chapter 4 laments the ruin and desolation that had come upon the city and temple, but traces it only to the people's sins.
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Lamentations, Jamieson, Fausset and Brown, Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible, 1871.
Middlemas, Jill, "The Violent Storm in Lamentations," Journal for the Study of the Old Testament, 2004.
Morse, Benjamin, "The Lamentations Project: Biblical Mourning through Modern Montage," Journal for the Study of the Old Testament, 2003.
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 USCCB - NAB - Lamentations - Introduction
With the destruction of the temple and the interruption of its ritual, the exile of the leaders and loss of national sovereignty, an era came to an end.
As a literary work, the Book of Lamentations is carefully constructed according to a familiar structural device.
The first four poems are acrostics in which the separate stanzas begin with successive letters of the Hebrew alphabet from the first to the last.
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 Lamentations. The Holy Bible: King James Version. Bartleby.com
I called for my lovers, but they deceived me: my priests and mine elders gave up the ghost in the city, while they sought their meat to relieve their souls.
As Jeremiah had warned, Jerusalem fell to the Babylonians.
This book records five "laments" for the fallen city.
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 Lamentations — Blogs, Pictures, and more on WordPress
I am mine The selfish, they’re all standing in line Faithing and hoping to buy themselves time Me, I figure as each breath goes by I only own my mind The North is to South what the clock … more »
Pentecost +19: Lamentations 1:1-6; Lamentations 3:19-26 (or Psalm 137); 2 Timothy 1:1-14; Luke 17:5-10
Her sad situation is described for us in Lamentations 1:1 – “she who once … more »
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 Lamentations - Rotten Tomatoes
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Filmed at the Jesus College Chapel in Cambridge, England, LAMENTATIONS gathers some of the world's most emotional Renaissance choral music from composers including Palestrina, Allegri, Weelkes, Byrd, Josquin, Tallis, Gesualdo, and Allegri.
The Choir of Clare College in Britain brings the sorrowful, yet beautiful creations of several talented composers to life through songs including "When David Heard," by Thomas Tomkins, "Lamentations," by Thomas Tallis, and "How Are the Mighty Fallen," by Robert Ramsey among many others.
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 World Wide Study Bible: Lamentations 1 | Christian Classics Ethereal Library
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Commentary on Jeremiah and Lamentations - Volume 5 (calcom21.iii.ii) — Calvin, John (1509-1564)
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