Lamentations Chapter 1
The miserable state of Jerusalem, the just consequences of its sins 1-11. Jerusalem represented as a captive female, lamenting, and seeking the mercy of God 12-22.
Lamentations Chapter 2
Lamentation for the misery of Jerusalem.
Lamentations Chapter 3
The faithful lament their calamities, and hope in God’s mercies.
Lamentations Chapter 4
The deplorable state of the nation is contrasted with its ancient prosperity.
Lamentations Chapter 5
The Jewish nation supplicating the Divine favor.