Lamentations: Language

  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. "Jerusalem is as a menstrous woman." (To God this is an insult.) 1:17
  4. When God gets angry at you he calls you a drunken whore. 4:21