Lamentations

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lam·en·ta·tion

 (lăm′ən-tā′shən)
n.
1. The act of lamenting.
2. A lament.
3. Lamentations(used with a sing. verb) See Table at Bible.

Lamentations

(ˌlæmɛnˈteɪʃənz)
n (functioning as singular)
1. (Bible) a book of the Old Testament, traditionally ascribed to the prophet Jeremiah, lamenting the destruction of Jerusalem
2. (Music, other) a musical setting of these poems
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Noun1.Lamentations - an Old Testament book lamenting the desolation of Judah after the destruction of Jerusalem in 586 BCLamentations - an Old Testament book lamenting the desolation of Judah after the destruction of Jerusalem in 586 BC; traditionally attributed to the prophet Jeremiah
Old Testament - the collection of books comprising the sacred scripture of the Hebrews and recording their history as the chosen people; the first half of the Christian Bible
Hagiographa, Ketubim, Writings - the third of three divisions of the Hebrew Scriptures
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For every one of those phrases he modulated under the fig-trees more sadly than the Lamentations of Jeremiah on Jeudi Saint overset me--was like death.
The concert is part of the Eugene Symphony's Counterpoint: War + Peace festival and will feature 16th century settings of the Lamentations of Jeremiah, a biblical meditation on the ravages of war.
In Brinkburn Priory this Sunday, July 10, Iestyn will be joined by Ensemble Guadagni for performances of the first and second Leons de Tnbres for Holy Week by Couperin, based on the lamentations of Jeremiah, and Jubilate Domino, a Baroque cantata by the 17th Century Danish composer Buxtehude.
The tone was rather subdued for Dominique Phinot's sublime Lamentations of Jeremiah while this spirited performance came to an end with a jaunty interpretation of Palestrina's stirring eight-part motet Laudate pueri dominum.
Kenny Dalglish, who was Liverpool's manager when the disaster took place, read from the Bible, Lamentations of Jeremiah while Margaret Aspinall, vice-chairwoman of the Hillsborough Families Support Group, gave the second reading from the Letter of St Paul to the Romans.