The sight of that proud city in the morning sunlight, with the marble pinnacles and gilded roofs of the Temple, brought such a mighty rush of compassion to the soul of our Saviour, that He wept aloud.

She acknowledges that her punishment is from the Lord, and confesses ''The Lord is righteous; I have rebelled.'' Lament II. ''No Rest.'' In chapter 1, we have the description of desolation. There are several verses, moreover, which seem to be a foreshadowing of Calvary: ''Is it nothing to you, all ye that pass by?

behold, and see if there be any sorrow like unto My sorrow'' (Lam ).

Then you can either click the arrow to advance to the next verse or you can go to the top of the page in the dropdown window and select the specific verse or chapter you would like to study. Sometimes it is evangelical, at other times liberal ideas enter." (Commentaries for Biblical Expositors: An Annotated Bibliography of Selected Works) ''The City of the Great King.'' '' 'How doth the city sit solitary, that was full of people!

HOMILETICAL COMMENTARY Commentary on Lamentations George Barlow 1892 This resource is actually named the Preacher's Homiletical Commentary and aptly so for it has both "germ thoughts" as well as "illustrations" on each of the verses, which are of potential aid to one who preaches through this too often neglected book. how is she a widow that was great among the nations!

'' -- and there sorrow interrupted the sentence, and, when He found voice to continue, He could only add, ''but now they are hid from thine eyes. and they shall not leave one stone upon another; because thou knewest not the time of thy visitation.'' [Luke -44] [See Farrar's Life of Christ, vol. The one had foretold the destruction of the city by the Chaldeans, the other by the Romans. Throughout the Book of Lamentations, Jeremiah points out plainly that the judgment that has come upon the city is on account of her sin. It contains five Laments corresponding with the five chapters.

For the days shall come upon thee, that thine enemies shall cast a trench about thee. Each Lament is arranged in acrostic form, every verse beginning with one of the twenty-two letters of the Hebrew alphabet, except that in the fifth Lament, though it contains the right number of stanzas, the acrostic form disappears.KEIL and DELITZSCH Commentary on Lamentations James Rosscup writes "Keil, C. and princess among the provinces, how is it she became tributary!' So bursts forth the elaborate dirge of which the oldest Jewish tradition tells us that 'after the captivity of Israel and the desolation of Jerusalem, Jeremiah sat down and wept, and lamented his lamentation over Jerusalem.' In the face of a rocky hill, on the western side of the city, the local belief has placed 'the grotto of Jeremiah.' There in that fixed attitude of grief, which Michael Angelo has immortalized, the prophet may well be supposed to have mourned the fall of his country.'' [Stanley's Jewish Church.] The desolation of the city by the Chaldean army is described by Jeremiah in his Book of Lamentations with all the vividness of an eye-witness.(Grieving From A To Z Our Daily Bread) DICTIONARY OF BIBLE THEMES (TOPICAL STUDY) MARTIN H MANSER LAMENTATIONS Note: This resource is useful to help you with topics covered by the passage you are studying. This is the best older, overall treatment of a critical nature on the Old Testament Hebrew text verse by verse and is a good standard work to buy.Click the verse for the topics (examples listed for Lam 1:1). The student can buy parts or the whole of this series.It is an elegy, a dirge, written over the desolation of Jerusalem by one whose love for it, guilty as he knew it to be, was like that of a father for a child, a wife for her husband.