King James Bible
with Catholic Commentary by George Leo Haydock

Lamentations 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 2

Lamentation for the misery of Jerusalem.

Lamentations 3

The faithful lament their calamities, and hope in God’s mercies.

Lamentations 4

The deplorable state of the nation is contrasted with its ancient prosperity.

Lamentations 5

The Jewish nation supplicating the Divine favour.