Chapter Summaries of Lamentations

Lamentations 1 13 Oct 2012 1 comment

1 How lonely sits the city! Judah has gone into exile. O LORD, I am despised. Is any sorrow like mine? There is no one to comfort me.

Lamentations 2 14 Oct 2012 3 comments

2 The LORD has not pitied Jacob. He has abandoned his sanctuary. My eyes fail with tears. Young and old lie slaughtered in the streets.

Lamentations 3 15 Oct 2012 1 comment

3 He has driven me into darkness. But the steadfast love of the LORD never ceases. Let us return to the LORD! You will repay my enemies.

Lamentations 4 16 Oct 2012 1 comment

4 The holy stones lie scattered. The children beg for food. The LORD has poured out his fierce anger. O Zion, your punishment will end.

Lamentations 5 17 Oct 2012 1 comment

5 Look, O LORD, and see our disgrace! We have become orphans. Slaves rule over us. But you, O LORD, reign forever. Restore us as of old!

Chris Juby

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