Lamentations 1:1

Overview - Lamentations 1
The miseries of Jerusalem and of the Jews pathetically lamented, with confessions of their sins.
12 The attention and compassion of beholders demanded to this unprecedented case.
18 The justice of God acknowledged, and his mercy supplicated, with prayers against insulting foes.
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Lamentations 1:1  (King James Version)
How doth the city sit solitary, that was full of people! how is she become as a widow! she that was great among the nations, and princess among the provinces, how is she become tributary!
 


How doth
The LXX. have the following words as an introduction: "And it came to pass after Israel had been carried captive, and Jerusalem was become desolate, that Jeremiah sat weeping, and lamented with this lamentation over Jerusalem, and said."
2:1 4:1 Isaiah 14:12 ; Jeremiah 50:23 ; Zephaniah 2:15 ; Revelation 18:16 Revelation 18:17

sit
2:10 Isaiah 3:26 ; 47:1-15 50:5 Isaiah 52:2 Isaiah 52:7 Jeremiah 9:11 ; Ezekiel 26:16

full
Psalms 122:4 ; Isaiah 22:2 ; Zechariah 8:4 Zechariah 8:5

as a
Isaiah 47:8 Isaiah 47:9 ; 54:4 Revelation 18:7

great
1 Kings 4:21 ; 2 Chronicles 9:26 ; Ezra 4:20

how is
5:16 2 Kings 23:33 2 Kings 23:35 ; Nehemiah 5:4 ; 9:37
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