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n a prayer expressing affliction or sorrow and requesting defense, retribution, or comfort.
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Many scholars read this psalm as a part of Book V of the Psalter, which contains Psalms 107-150, and regard it as one of the "Communal Psalms" (14, 44, 53, 58, 60, 74, 79, 80, 83, 85, 90, 123, 126, 129, and 137), [21] most of which have lamentations and imprecations.
Dressed in red, they were reading out their names in a lamentation for the dead.
True, the Book of Lamentations confronts the horrors of war that have befallen Israel and Jerusalem.
Along with the poetic conventions that insured the reiteration of topoi such as profuse tears, song-like lamentation, and prayer, the complainte had a host of more mechanical conventions that regulated its musical forms, its performances, and its dissemination.
A critical and exegetical commentary on Lamentations.
Their 90s blend of skapunk rolled into a series of hate songs, weird songs and lamentations about previous girlfriends.
Introduction to Prophetic Literature, Isaiah, Jeremiah, Baruch, Letter of Jeremiah, Lamentations, Ezekiel.
YOUNG, clean-cut trio with banjo and fiddle instrumentation so tight it squeaks and sad-eyed lamentations to make the stoutest mountain man cry.
focuses on the figure of the woman Zion in Lamentations 1 and 2, explaining the inner dynamics of these chapters and the rhetorical force they continue to exert.
If you're up for it, here's a few helpful hints, shortcuts and other lamentations to help you enjoy those 17 days of fiddle-de-de glory:
Third, never to read Lamentations is to miss the challenge and reward of wrestling with the massive theological issues that permeate its poetry.
From what we've learned in these diaries, Catherine was being targeted by Catholics who wanted to bring her down - and they discovered the Queen had written a confessional book, called Lamentations Of A Sinner.