Lamentations
Introduction

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Cruelty and Violence
Injustice
Women
Contradictions
Language
Family Values
Sex
Prophecy
Intolerance
Science and History
Absurdities
BoringStuff
Good Stuff

Lamentations: Language

  1. Jerusalem is compared to a naked woman who sighs and turns backward. "Her filthiness is in her skirts." 1:8-9

  2. "The adversary puts his hand upon "all her pleasant things." 1:10

  3. "Jerusalem is as a menstrous woman." (To God this is an insult.) 1:17

  4. When God gets angry at you he calls you a drunken whore. 4:21