A handbook on Lamentations
A verse-by-verse analysis and commentary on Lamentations by recognized biblical translation experts. Explains accepted interpretations, noting how various translations have handled theses passages and often explaining the nuances of the Hebrew original.
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acrostic anger appointed feast Assyria Bible book of Lamentations cause chapter clause context contrast daughter of Zion destroyed destruction Deuteronomy discourse Edom enemies English example expression eyes follow footnote FRCL says gates GECL gives God's groan hand Handbook heart Hebrew alphabet Hebrew text Hebrew verb Hebrew word HOTTP idiomatically Isaiah Israel Jeremiah Jerusalem Judah killed king languages literally live Lord mercy Mount Zion Nazirite necessary to say noun Old Testament ostriches parallel in meaning person plural phrase poet poetic priests pronouns prophets Psalm punishment refers rendered Revised Standard Version RSV and TEV RSV TEV ruins second half-line sense Septuagint sins Sodom SPCL streets suffering tears Temple term TEV says TEV translates things thou hast translates a word translates the Hebrew unit of verse verb meaning verse 17 Version walls weeping women word translated Yahweh yoke young