|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 1:17 (King James Version)
Zion spreadeth forth her hands, and there is none to comfort her: the LORD hath commanded concerning Jacob, that his adversaries should be round about him: Jerusalem is as a menstruous woman among them.