Book of Lamentations

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Noun1.Book of Lamentations - an Old Testament book lamenting the desolation of Judah after the destruction of Jerusalem in 586 BCBook of Lamentations - 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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That evening, I chanted from the first chapter of the book of Lamentationswhose Hebrew name, Eicha, means literally "how," as in "how is this possible"at Tree of Life synagogue in Squirrel Hill.
Ever since the discovery and publication of several Sumerian Lamentations, there has been an ongoing discussion concerning the possible connection with the Biblical Book of Lamentations (Eicha), which has been known to us for over 2 millennia.
In the months and years that followed, while the HCJ sat on the appeal, the WoW continued conducting prayers and Bat Mitzvahs and reading the Eicha Scroll on Tish'a Be'Av and Esther's Scroll on Purim in the women's section; however, they were requested not to perform reading from the Torah at the Wall, but only at the Archeological Park (and in most cases they abstained from doing so).
Eicha Elbasri, the UNAMID official spokesman, which was received by PANA in Khartoum, explained that on Tuesday the mission sent an inquiry team to its team site in the Kass locality, South Darfur, to investigate the circumstances surrounding the recent arrest of IDPs by an unidentified armed group at Arga checkpoint, in a border area between Central Darfur and South Darfur States.
Overwintering mortality of Ips grandicollis Eicha (Col., Scolytidae) and its parasitoid,
Bible Scholar David Solomon sings the Book of Eicha (Lamentations) at a site overlooking the Temple Mount.
We read the Book of Lamentations (Eicha) and ponder the meaning of grief and loss.