The Book of Eicha

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Five Chapters of bitter lamentations

  • Eicha Chap 1: Heart-wrenching cry over the morbid agony of the state of Yehuda.

    22 verses of extreme poetic outcry over the horrible fate of death and agony that befell the state of Yehuda, fallen before its enemies, betrayed by its supporters, humiliated to raw effort for utter survival.

  • Eicha Chap 2: vivid description of destruction and agony

    20 verses describing a horrifying destruction of Jerusalem and its best citizens.