The final lament is a prayer in light of Jerusalem's grave situation.
LORD is called upon, to look at the humiliation they are going through. Just to name a few troubles they are encountering,
Lamentations 5:2 Our inheritance has been turned over to strangers,The list is long, and there is no more joy in their hearts. Their dancing has now turned into mourning. Their prayer is to restore them, and to renew them so that they could remember their good old days.
our homes to foreigners.
3 We have become fatherless,
our mothers are widows.
4 We must buy the water we drink;
our wood can be had only at a price.
5 Those who pursue us are at our heels;
we are weary and find no rest.
6 We submitted to Egypt and Assyria
to get enough bread.