Acrostics In the Hebrew Bible – A Quick Note

~ Apparently, there are very many acrostics in the Hebrew Bible.  Of this phenomena, a Wikipedia article on Acrostics states

“These acrostics occur in the first four of the five songs that make up the Book of Lamentations, in the praise of the good wife in Proverbs 31, 10-31, and in Psalms 9, 10, 25, 34, 37, 111, 112, 119 and 145 of the Hebrew Bible.[3] Notable among the acrostic Psalms are the long Psalm 119, which typically is printed in subsections named after the letters of the Hebrew alphabet, each of which is featured in that section; and Psalm 145, which is recited three times a day in the Jewish services.”

~ I am curious to see if this is so, so I am going to take a look at this for Lamentations 1:1-5 and post what I find here.  Here is is:

~ Wow! Very interesting!

Source: LOGOS software snip and in particular,

[1] Biblia Hebraica Stuttgartensia: with Westminster Hebrew Morphology. (1996). (electronic ed., La 1). Stuttgart; Glenside PA: German Bible Society; Westminster Seminary.

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