Contributed by Kenneth Trent on Sep 8, 2003
Lamentations symbolically describes the sorrow the nation of Judah experienced in Babylonian captivity. Jeremiah proclaims that Judah’s bondage was the consequence of her sin.
"How the gold has become dim! How changed the fine gold! The precious sons of Zion, valuable as fine gold, how they are regarded as clay pots, the work of the hands of the potter!" Lamentations 4:1-2
Jeremiah is known as “the weeping prophet". Lamentations symbolically describes