The prophet Jeremiah

Jeremiah Lamenting the Destruction of Jerusalem

Imagine preaching for 40 years and no one listens. All you receive for your efforts is house arrest, public torture, the burning of your books, imprisonment and nearly drowning in a pit of slime. Welcome to the world of Jeremiah as he laments the destruction of the city and people he loved so much.

Sir Laurence Olivier performs from the Book of Jeremiah

With the London Philharmonic Orchestra and Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (1978)
Painting: Horace Vernet, “Jeremiah on the Ruins of Jerusalem” (1844)
Painting: Rembrandt, “Jeremiah Lamenting” (1630)

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