|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 1:19 (King James Version)
I called for my lovers, but they deceived me: my priests and mine elders gave up the ghost in the city, while they sought their meat to relieve their souls.