L A M E N T A T I O N S.
The second alphabetical elegy is set to the same
mournful tune with the former, and the substance of it is much the
same; it begins with Ecah, as that did, "How sad is our case! Alas
for us!" I. Here is the anger of Zion's God taken notice of as the
cause of her calamities, ver.
1-9. II. Here is the sorrow of Zion's children taken
notice of as the effect of her calamities, ver. 10-19. III. The complaint is made to
God, and the matter referred to his compassionate consideration,
ver. 20-22. The hand that
wounded must make whole.