Lamentations

Lamentations
Lamentations Biblical book, late 14c., short for Lamentations of Jeremiah, from L. Lamentationes, translating Gk. Threnoi (see LAMENTATION (Cf. lamentation)).

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  • Lamentations — [lam΄ən tāshənz] n. 〚LL(Ec) Lamentationes, transl. in Vulg. for Gr thrēnoi, in LXX〛 Bible a book traditionally ascribed to Jeremiah, lamenting the destruction of Jerusalem: abbrev. La, Lam, or Lm * * * …   Universalium

  • lamentations — ● lamentations nom féminin pluriel Versets extraits des textes du prophète Jérémie, chantés à l office des Ténèbres les jeudi, vendredi (et autrefois le samedi) saints. (Les grands maîtres franco flamands [Lassus, Le Jeune] en ont donné des… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Lamentations — [lam΄ən tāshənz] n. [LL(Ec) Lamentationes, transl. in Vulg. for Gr thrēnoi, in LXX] Bible a book traditionally ascribed to Jeremiah, lamenting the destruction of Jerusalem: abbrev. La, Lam, or Lm …   English World dictionary

  • Lamentations — In Hebrew, a poetic work in acrostic formation, and in the LXX attached to the end of the prophecies of Jeremiah, with whom the book has been traditionally associated. He was in fact a composer of dirges (Jer. 7:29; 2 Chron. 35:25). Modern… …   Dictionary of the Bible

  • Lamentations — noun an Old Testament book lamenting the desolation of Judah after the destruction of Jerusalem in 586 BC; traditionally attributed to the prophet Jeremiah • Syn: ↑Book of Lamentations • Instance Hypernyms: ↑book • Part Holonyms: ↑Hagiographa,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • LAMENTATIONS, BOOK OF — LAMENTATIONS, BOOK OF, one of the five scrolls in the Hagiographa section of the Bible, consisting of five poetic chapters, probably lamenting the destruction of Jerusalem in 587 B.C.E. and its aftermath. (The English title, like the Greek… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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