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" Thus saith the Lord; A voice was heard in Ramah, lamentation, and bitter weeping ; Rachel weeping for her children refused to be comforted for her children, because they were not. "
Fifteen Theologica: Held at the Hague, in the Year 1785, Between an English ... - Page 240
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The Nakedness of the Fathers: Biblical Visions and Revisions

Alicia Suskin Ostriker - Poetry - 1997 - 260 pages
...what you are good for, And don't forget to weep Later, when they are not,* They say. And we obey! * "A voice was heard in Ramah, lamentation and bitter weeping; Rachel weeping for her children refused to be comforted for her children, because they were not," Jeremiah 31:15. Rachel is traditionally...
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Beginning Anew

Gail Twersky Reimer, Judith A. Kates - Religion - 1997 - 364 pages
...And My people shall be satisfied with My goodness, Saith the LORD. I5Thus saith the LORD: A voice is heard in Ramah, Lamentation, and bitter weeping, Rachel weeping for her children; She refuseth to be comforted for her children, Because they are not. "Thus saith the LORD: Refrain...
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The Bible: Authorized King James Version

Robert Carroll, Robert P. Carroll, Stephen Prickett - Religion - 1998 - 1732 pages
...priests with fatness, and my people shall be satisfied with my goodness, saith the LORD. I51 Thus saith the LORD; A voice was heard in Ramah, lamentation, and bitter weeping ; Rahel weeping for her children refused to be comforted for her children, because they were not. 1...
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Blessed is the Daughter

Carolyn Starman Hessel - Religion - 1999 - 150 pages
...prophet Jeremiah, in one of his consoling prophecies, sees Rachel in a vision rising from her grave: A voice was heard in Ramah, lamentation and bitter weeping; Rachel weeping for her children, refusing to becomforted. Thus says the Lord: Refrain from weeping, and wipe your tears, For your work...
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Behind Prison Walls: A Jewish Woman Freedom Fighter for Israel's Independence

Tzila Amidror Heller - History - 1999 - 296 pages
...passage from the Book of Jeremiah, repeated in prayers on Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur: A voice is heard in Ramah, Lamentation, and bitter weeping, Rachel weeping for her children; She refuseth to be comforted for her children, Because they are not. Thus saith the Lord: Refrain thy...
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Web of Life: Folklore and Midrash in Rabbinic Literature

Galit Hasan-Rokem - Religion - 2000 - 287 pages
...said: "For your sake, Rachel, I will restore Israel to their place." And so it was written: "Thus says the Lord: A voice was heard in Ramah, lamentation,...and bitter weeping; Rachel weeping for her children; she refused to be comforted for her children, because they are not" (Jeremiah 31:14). And it is written:...
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Sentimental Collaborations: Mourning and Middle-class Identity in Nineteenth ...

Mary Louise Kete - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 280 pages
...of this biblical passage causally links mourning to the generation of a new dispensation: Thus said the Lord, a voice was heard in Ramah, lamentation,...and bitter weeping; Rachel weeping for her children, refused to be comforted for her children, because they were not. Thus saith the Lord, refrain thy voice...
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Surviving Lamentations: Catastrophe, Lament, and Protest in the Afterlife of ...

Tod Linafelt, Professor of Biblical Literature Theology Department Tod Linafelt, Ph.D. - Religion - 2000 - 180 pages
...absence. cannot fail to bring to the reader's mind the similarly worded ending of Jeremiah 31:15: A cry is heard in Ramah, lamentation and bitter weeping. Rachel weeping for her children. She refuses to be comforted for her children; for they are not. It is just this verse, of course, that...
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God's People, God's Plan

Harold Lerch - Religion - 2002 - 336 pages
...with all your heart, (Jeremiah 29:11-13 RSV). KILLING OF CHILDRENATTEMPT TO SLAY MESSIAH: Thus saith the Lord; A voice was heard in Ramah, lamentation,...and bitter weeping; Rachel weeping for her children refused to be comforted for her children, because they were not. Jeremiah 31:15. Then Herod, when he...
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The Orthodox Jewish Bible

Dr. Phillip Goble - Bibles - 2002 - 1248 pages
...My people shall be sated with My Tuv (Bounty, Goodness), saith Hashem. | 15(14)| Thus saith Hashem; A voice was heard in Ramah, lamentation, and bitter "weeping; Rachel, weeping for her banim, refused to be comforted for her banim, because they were no more [seeOJBCMt.2:18]. | 16(15)|...
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