The Lamentations of Jeremiah

Lamentations 

Chapter 1

Jeremiah laments the miserable condition of Jerusalem—Jerusalem herself complains of her deep sorrow.

Chapter 2

Misery, sorrow, and desolation prevail in Jerusalem.

Chapter 3

Jeremiah, speaking for Judah, laments the calamity but trusts in the Lord and prays for deliverance.

Chapter 4

The condition of Zion is pitiful because of sin and iniquity.

Chapter 5

Jeremiah recites in prayer the sorrowful condition of Zion.