Lamentations
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Lamentations: Women

  1. Jerusalem is compared to a naked woman who sighs and turns backward. "Her filthiness is in her skirts." 1:8-9

  2. "The adversary puts his hand upon "all her pleasant things." 1:10

  3. God tramples "as in a winepress" mighty men, young men, and virgins. 1:15

  4. "Jerusalem is as a menstrous woman." (To God this is an insult.) 1:17

  5. "The virgins of Jerusalem hang down their heads to the ground." 2:10
  6. God mercilessly kills everyone, young and old. He even causes women to eat their children. 2:20-22

  7. God "accomplishes his fury" by making women eat their children. 4:10-11

  8. When God gets angry at you he calls you a drunken whore. 4:21


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