Study 4 From the Book of Lamentations is: Lamentations 4
- Make a list of the statements in this chapter which emphasize the extraordinary severity of the divine judgment. Notice how all the classes of the community are affected. What is the particular cause here assigned for so great a calamity? Cf. Je. 23:9-14.
- With verse 17, cf. Je. 2:36, 37; 7, 8; and with verse 20, cf. Ps. 146:3, 4; Je. 17: 5, 6.
- Verse 6a. Note the variants in mg.
- Verse 20. A reference to King Zedekiah; cf. Je. 39:4-7