This section contains the complete content of the Book of Lamentations with numbers, chapters and text of individual verses from the King James Bible Online (KJV). Free, online access to study passages and verses contained in the chapters and verses of the Book of Lamentations for Bible Study or Sunday School lessons. Click the links to access the chapters and verses of the Book of Lamentations:
The Book of Lamentations
King James Bible Online (KJV)
Chapters and Verses
Lamentations: Chapter 1 >>>
Summary of the Book of Lamentations - The King James Bible Online (KJV)
The content of the Book of Lamentations according to the King James Bible Online (KJV) contains a short overview of the main subjects, people, events and ancient topics in the following summary of this Book in the Holy Bible:
- Lamentations is book number 25 in the Old Testament of the Bible. It contains 5 chapters.
- Definition: A lamentation is a lament meaning a cry of sorrow and grief
- The Book of Lamentations laments the desolation of Judah after the destruction of Jerusalem in 586 BC
- The Book of Lamentations is traditionally attributed to the prophet Jeremiah
- The content summary of the the Book of Jeremiah are as follows:
- The Book of Lamentations consists of five separate poems
- In Lamentations Chapter 1 the prophet dwells on the manifold miseries oppressed by which the city sits as a solitary widow weeping sorely
- In Lamentations Chapter 2 these miseries are described in connection with the national sins that had caused them
- Lamentations Chapter 3 speaks of hope for the people of God. The chastisement would only be for their good; a better day would dawn for them
- Lamentations Chapter 4 laments the ruin and desolation that had come upon the city and temple, but traces it only to the people's sins
- Lamentations Chapter 5 is a prayer that Zion's reproach may be taken away in the repentance and recovery of the people.
Use this short summary information for an on line Bible study course or biblical studies. This overview, or summary, is also very useful for Sunday School lessons and Bible Study at home.
The following verses from the Book of Lamentations prompts the most interest from readers of Online Bibles and possibly of interest to people who are taking an on line Bible Study course or undertaking general Biblical studies or Bible study at home:
The above links provide instant access to the verses of particular interest from the Book of Lamentations. We hope that these references prove helpful to readers of the Bible and those who are taking an on line Bible Study course or undertaking Bible study at home.
The Book of Lamentations
We hope that you find the complete content of the Lamentations helpful to your Bible studies and for references which allow you to read the books and individual verses of the Book of Lamentations. The Book of Lamentations offers free, online access to study passages, for Biblical studies, contained in the words, text and verses of the scripture.
Personal Bibles for Biblical Studies
Online Bibles are an excellent resource, especially for online Bible study courses, but everyone appreciates their own Personal Bibles for Biblical Studies. There are numerous Bibles for sale and if you are looking to buy Bibles as gifts, or for taking Bible study courses, there are many to choose from including Childrens Bibles, NIV Bibles, KJV Bibles, NKJV Bibles and new King James Bibles. There are even large print Bibles and Family Bibles including some beautiful Children's Bibles.
Click one of the following links to access the chapters and verses of the Book of Lamentations: