Jeremiah, Lamentations

by F. B. Huey

Publisher: Broadman Press in Nashville, Tenn

Written in English
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  • Bible. O.T. Jeremiah -- Commentaries,
  • Bible. O.T. Lamentations -- Commentaries
  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

    Other titlesBible. O.T. Jeremiah. English. New International. 1993., Bible. O.T. Lamentations. English. New International. 1993.
    StatementF.B. Huey, Jr.
    SeriesThe New American commentary ;, v. 16
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBS1525.3 .H833 1993
    The Physical Object
    Pagination512 p. ;
    Number of Pages512
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1737092M
    ISBN 100805401164
    LC Control Number92042200
    OCLC/WorldCa27106584

The book of Lamentations was written by Jeremiah (see “Bible Dictionary, “Lamentations, book of”). Lamentations contains sorrowful reactions to the destruction of Jerusalem and its temple in about B.C., which took place during Jeremiah’s lifetime. Lamentations with this line: “Jeremiah the prophet and chief priest said.” 4. The Talmud, that vast reservoir of Jewish law and tradition, states: “Jeremiah wrote his book, Kings and Lamentations.”6 5. All the ancient Church Fathers regarded Jeremiah as the author of Size: KB. The book of Jeremiah is the twenty-fourth book of the Old Testament and thus of the book chronicles the life and prophecies of Jeremiah, son of Hilkiah, a Levite living within the tribe of covers the period from the prophet's call in the twentieth year of the reign of King Josiah of Judah to Jeremiah's time among the Jewish refugees in Egypt after the destruction of Authors: God Jeremiah. THE BOOK OF LAMENTATIONS. The Book of Lamentations is a collection of five poems that serve as an anguished response to the destruction of Jerusalem in B.C., after a long siege by the invading Babylonian army. (See 2 Kgs 25 for a prose account of the fall of Jerusalem.) Although the poems are traditionally ascribed to the prophet Jeremiah.

Lamentations is anonymous, although ancient Jewish and early Christian traditions ascribe it to Jeremiah. These traditions are based in part on 2Ch (though the “Laments” referred to there are not to be identified with the OT book of Lamentations); in part on such texts as Jer ; ; ,10,20; and in part on the similarity of vocabulary and style between Lamentations and the. Athanasius made use of him in trinitarian debates. Cyril of Jerusalem, Irenaeus, Basil the Great and Clement of Alexandria all drew on Jeremiah for ethical exhortation. Lamentations, as might be expected, quickly became associated with losses and death, notably in Gregory of Nyssa's Funeral Orations on Meletius.

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Lamentations book Reluctant Prophet's Call and Job Description Jeremiah and Lamentations) In his early twenties, Jeremiah received God’s call to be a prophet.

The year was B.C., the 13 th year of King Josiah’s reign (Jer. His job description was to carry God’s messages “over nations and over kingdoms, to pluck up and to pull down, to. The Book of Lamentations. The Book of Lamentations is a collection of five poems that serve as an anguished Jeremiah to the destruction of Jerusalem in B.C., after a long siege by the invading Babylonian army.

(See 2 Kgs 25 for a prose account of the fall of Jerusalem.) Although the poems are traditionally ascribed to the prophet Jeremiah.

The Lamentations of Jeremiah, Old Testament book belonging to the third section of the biblical canon, known as the Ketuvim, or Jeremiah. In the Hebrew Bible, Lamentations stands with Ruth, the Song of Solomon, Ecclesiastes, and Esther and with them makes up.

The book of Lamentations is book of sorrowful songs or poems. The name implies that the topic is expressing grief over something (to lament).

Jeremiah, also known as the “weeping prophet” writes this after the destruction of Jerusalem by the Babylonians. It was written soon after the fall of Jerusalem in B.C.; he was an eyewitness. Similarities: Both cover Jeremiah and Lamentations. Both commentaries are recent (Longman=; Lalleman=).

Both reflect current scholarship and include a 5- or 6-page bibliography. Both are short for a long book like Jeremiah (Longman= pages; Lalleman= pages). Both are very affordable. Both are paperbacks of similar physical size.4/4(6).

The books of Jeremiah and Lamentations cannot be separated from the political conditions of ancient Judah. Beginning with the righteous king Josiah, who ushered in a time of glorious but brief Lamentations book reform, Jeremiah reflects the close tie between spiritual and political prosperity or disaster, between the actions and heart of Judah and her kings and their fortunes as a nation/5(28).

Jeremiah, previously published as a separate volume, has been combined with Lamentations to provide a carefully organized exposition that reconstructs the historical and cultural backgrounds as well as the vital message of the two Old Testament books.

Jeremiah is a penetrating analysis of a significant prophetic book regarded as especially relevant to modern : Paperback.

Watch our overview video on the book of Lamentations, which breaks down the literary design of the book and its flow of thought. The book itself is a collection of five funeral poems offered on. The Book of Lamentations has been billed as “a natural supplement” to the Book of Jeremiah.

Some view the last chapter of Jeremiah as an introduction to Lamentations. The Septuagint (the Greek translation of the Old Testament) gives this prefix: “And. Lamentations’ role in the Bible. Lamentations sits in the Major Prophets section of our English Bibles.

It follows the story of Jeremiah, who (traditionally) wrote Lamentations. But the fact that this little book is entirely made up of acrostics, it’s commonly grouped with the other books of poetry in the Bible (like Psalms and Song of.

Jeremiah and Lamentations book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The Weeping Prophet, the rabbis said, began wailing the moment /5(23). Jeremiah and Lamentations are dark books. a collection of dialogues between God and (primarily, but there may be other voices here) Jeremiah during some of the darkest hours of Judah.

Dearman calls the prophesies a "collection" - that is, these prophesies, dialogues, prayers, and responses from God do not form a sequential historical record /5. Other human writers of Scripture who leant their credibility to Jeremiah, his authorship of the book: Daniel and Matthew.

What and what are mentioned in Jeremiah. Warnings of Judgement 2. Promises of Hope and Restoration. The book of Lamentations is a contrast to the book of _____ Revelation. The Book of Jeremiah reflects the ever-worsening situation Jeremiah encountered. At various times, he had the unenviable tasks of challenging the religious hypocrisy, economic dishonesty and oppressive practices of Judah’s leaders and those who followed them.

Jeremiah was the voice of warning, the watchman who brings attention to hard truths. Biblical literature - Biblical literature - Lamentations of Jeremiah: The Lamentations of Jeremiah consists of five poems (chapters) in the form of laments for Judah and Jerusalem when they were invaded and devastated by the Babylonians in bce, for the sufferings of the population, and for the poet himself during and after the catastrophe.

Excerpts from Jeremiah & Lamentations by Wayne Jackson Chapter —The Historical Background. Jeremiah the son of Hilkiah lived in the city of Anathoth, about three miles northeast of Jerusalem. He was of a priestly family and a man of great piety and sensitivity. Jeremiah = “the Lord hurls” (often used for “exalts,” “lifts up,” “holds high”); Ex Jeremiah: one of the most revered prophets; his book is one of the most autobiographical in the Bible; hence, we know a great deal about this man.

He is a model for us to follow in the sense that he is deeplyFile Size: 1MB. The Lamentations are the expression of a heart full of love for the earthly people of Jehovah, a people punished for their sins by loosing their kingdom, their land, their city and their sanctuary.

Jeremiah considers himself as part of these people but thereby repents and puts his hope in spite of all mourning in God. Christ in the Lamentations. Radio messages from J. Vernon McGee delighted and enthralled listeners for years with simple, straightforward language and clear understanding of the Scripture.

This volume is a part of a volume set of commentaries that takes you from Genesis to Reveliation with new understanding and insight.

Each volume is personable yet scholarly and includes introductory sections, 5/5(1). MOURNING» For the dead» Lamentations (Genesis ; Exodus ; 1 Samuel ; Jeremiah ; Matthew ,) More on the NIV.

Help translate Bibles. Bible Gateway Recommends. NIV Beautiful Word Bible, hardcover. Our Price: $ Save: $ (33%) Buy Now. View More Titles. This outline of Lamentations is intended to help you deepen your understanding of God’s holy Word. May you discover His love for you in its pages.

Background. Although never named in the book, the book of Lamentations has long been attributed to the prophet Jeremiah, although some scholars have disputed this. The book of Lamentations is also included on this commentary.

The book of Lamentations is a complete book in itself, a five-chapter book that is sort of an appendix to the book of Jeremiah. The book of Lamentations is his outpouring, where he essentially mourns for Jerusalem.

Author: The Book of Lamentations does not explicitly identify its author. The tradition is that the Prophet Jeremiah wrote Lamentations.

This view is highly likely considering the author was a witness of the Babylonians destroying Jerusalem. Jeremiah fits this qualification (2 Chronicles ; ).

The Latin Vulgate ascribed the book to Jeremiah--Id est Lamentationes Jeremiae Prophetae. The early church fathers, Origen and Jerome, understood without question that Jeremiah was the author of Lamentations 5. Internal Evidence: 1. Jeremiah and Lamentations both convey a similar tone and employ similar vocabulary 6.

The Book of Lamentations (Eikha, ʾēḫā(h)) is a book of the Bible Old Testament and Jewish is traditionally read by the Jewish people on Tisha B'Av, the fast day that commemorates the destruction of the Temple in Jerusalem.

In Western Christianity, readings and songs from the book are used in the Lenten religious service known as Tenebrae (Latin for Additional books & Hidden books: Catholic.

The language used in Lamentations closely parallels that used by Jeremiah in his much larger prophetic book (compare with Jer.

; with Jer. ; and with Jer.18; with Jer. ; with Jer. Both Jewish and Christian traditions hold that Jeremiah is the author of Lamentations.

Lamentations of Jeremiah. TitleThe Hebrew title of this book, Ecah, is taken, like the titles of the five books of Moses, from the Hebrew word with which it The poems included in this collection appear in the Hebrew canon with no name attached to them, but Jeremiah has been almost universally regarded as their author.

The vivid descriptions of Jerusalem’s destruction likewise mean that its fall in B.C. is the best inspiration for the book (Lam. ; –12), making an author such as Jeremiah, who witnessed this destruction, the most likely candidate as the author of Lamentations.

Palestrina: Lamentations of Jeremiah, Book Four; Licensed to YouTube by Entertainment One U.S., LP (on behalf of Musical Concepts) Show more Show less. Jeremiah, Lamentations Book Description ‘I confess that at the outset I was put off by the fear of being thought rash and arrogant if I should attempt such an.

The Book of Lamentations is composed of five chapters, and each chapter is an elegy, almost a funeral dirge. These elegies are sad beyond description. In them we see Jeremiah as he stood over Jerusalem weeping. This book is filled with tears and sorrow. It is a paean of pain, a poem of pity, a proverb of pathos.lamentations summary Book of Lamentation known to be written by prophet Jeremiah and is placed immediately after Book of Jeremiah in OT.

It is composed of five chapters or poems lamenting on the siege and destruction and fall of Jerusalem and the captivity of the nation at the hands of Nebuchadnezzar’s army.Jeremiah, the weeping prophet, prophesied for four decades under the last five kings of Judah—from to B.C.

His mission: a call to repentance. The Apostolic Fathers saw Lamentations as a description of the challenges that face Christians in a fallen world. This ACCS volume on these two biblical books will give you insight and encouragement in the life of faith .