Readings and Study Questions

Readings in Lamentations
3:22-24steadfast love never ceases
3:37Lord ordained
4:10women boiled children

This is a series of 5 laments about the destruction of Jerusalem, the first four of which are alphabetic acrostics.

Study Questions

  1. How many verses are in each of the 5 laments?


  2. When does the steadfast love of the Lord cease? (chap. 3)


  3. Whom is the LORD good to? (chap. 3)


  4. When is it good for a man to bear the yoke? (chap. 3)


  5. To whom should one offer his cheek? (chap. 3)


  6. What cannot happen unless the Lord ordains or decrees it? (chap. 3)


  7. In the destruction of Jerusalem what happened to the nursing baby's tongue? (chap. 4)


  8. In the destruction of Jerusalem what did compassionate women do with their own hands? (chap. 4)


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