recorded since 1375, from Latinlamentatio (“wailing, moaning, weeping”), from the deponent verb lāmentor, from lāmentum (“wail; wailing”), itself from a Proto-Indo-European*la- (“to shout, cry”), presumed ultimately imitative. Replaced Old English cwiþan. Lament is a 16th-century back-formation.
When he died lamentation was made for him as follows: "Woe for the humble, woe for the pious, woe for the disciple of Ezra!"
There exist also fine drawings for a "Lamentation over the body of Christ," an "Adoration of the Kings," and a "March to Calvary"; of the last-named composition, besides the beautiful and elaborate pen-and-ink drawing at Florence, three still more highly-wrought versions in green monochrome exist; whether any of them are certainly by the artist's own hand is matter of debate.
Amid great lamentation, the hero's body is laid on the funeral pile and consumed.
The Septuagint (B) introduces the book thus: " And it came to pass, after Israel was taken captive and Jerusalem laid waste, Jeremiah sat weeping, and lamented with this lamentation over Jerusalem, and said ..
i.) and in his lamentation on Tyre (chap. xxvii.), is also exhibited in the visions contained in chaps.