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What is the significance of the 'postscript' in Lamentations?

What is the meaning and translation of the 'postscript' at the end of the book of Lamentations as is recorded in the Stuttgartensia?
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Does Lamentations reference Hosea as source material?

Reading through Hosea after being deep in Lamentations, it seems that Lamentations (approximately exilic) references several motifs or tropes from Hosea (earlier, pre-exilic). Does anyone know of any ...
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Significance of Lamentations postscript

What is the meaning and translation of the postscript at the end of the book of Lamentations and was this included in the original autograph?
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Lamentations 1:13: "he turned me back": how does that relate to the rest of the verse?

Lamentations 1:13 NRSV From on high he sent fire; it went deep into my bones; he spread a net for my feet; he turned me back; he has left me stunned, faint all day long. The first and third couplets ...
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