Lamentations 5: The Seventh Acrostic

  • Philippe Guillaume

Abstract

Six complete alphabetic acrostics structure the first chapters of the book of Lamentations. Midrash Eikhah Rabbah suggests that there are seven acrostics. In the footsteps of Siegfried Bergler and of Azriel Rosenfeld, this article identified another four letters of the puzzle.
Published
2009-07-14
How to Cite
GuillaumeP. (2009). Lamentations 5: The Seventh Acrostic. The Journal of Hebrew Scriptures: ARCHIVES, 9. Retrieved from https://journals.library.ualberta.ca/jhs/index.php/jhs/article/view/6440
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