|Overview - Lamentations 1|
|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.|
Lamentations 1:16 (King James Version)
For these things I weep; mine eye, mine eye runneth down with water, because the comforter that should relieve my soul is far from me: my children are desolate, because the enemy prevailed.