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We may suppose from this comparison that the author of Lamentations was following in the footsteps of, or was in agreement with, Jeremiah on this point but we may perhaps go no further than that. Again, there is the observation that the sympathetic outpouring of emotion on behalf of the nation, which is clear in Lamentations, is also found in Jeremiah (cf. Jer 14 and 15). Thirdly, some scholars have drawn attention to similarities of expression in both books. 11). On the other hand, some are The Catholic Biblical Association of America translation actually renders the last word ‘Lamentations’, thereby linking this passage with the book in the Hebrew Bible!

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