Tag Archives: Lamentations 2

cry out in the night

cry out in the night Lamentations 2:17-22 (JDV) Lamentations 2:17 Yahveh has done what he planned; he has accomplished his decree, which he ordained in days of old. He has demolished without compassion, letting the enemy gloat over you and … Continue reading

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life wasted on hating

life wasted on hating Lamentations 2:15-16 (JDV) Lamentations 2:15 All who pass by scornfully clap their hands at you. They hiss and shake their heads at Daughter Jerusalem: Is this the city that was called the perfection of beauty, the … Continue reading

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empty and misleading

empty and misleading Lamentations 2:13-14 (JDV) Lamentations 2:13 What can I say on your behalf? What can I compare you to, Daughter Jerusalem? What can I liken you to, so that I may console you, Virgin Daughter Zion? For your … Continue reading

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churning within

churning within Lamentations 2:11-12 (JDV) Lamentations 2:11 My eyes are worn out from weeping; I am churning within. My heart is poured out in grief because of the destruction of my dear people, because infants and nursing babies pass out … Continue reading

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what crisis does

what crisis does Lamentations 2:8-10 (JDV) Lamentations 2:8 Yahveh determined to destroy the wall of Daughter Zion. He stretched out a measuring line and did not restrain himself from destroying. He made the ramparts and walls grieve; together they waste … Continue reading

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end of worship

end of worship Lamentations 2:6-7 (JDV) Lamentations 2:6 He has wrecked his temple as if it were merely a shack in a field, destroying his place of meeting. Yahveh has abolished appointed festivals and Sabbaths in Zion. He has despised … Continue reading

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like an enemy

like an enemy Lamentations 2:1-5 (JDV) Lamentations 2:1 How the Lord has covered Daughter Zion with the cloud of his anger! He has thrown down Israel’s glory from the sky to the land. He did not acknowledge his footstool in … Continue reading

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wailing wall

Lamentations 2 A broken wall stands as a lone symbol of the great city laid to waste by a violent enemy – because of the LORD’s judgment.  The people gather at that wall and pour out their hearts to the … Continue reading

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