Jeremiah a prophet and a priest of the Lord. Jeremiah saw the downfall of Judah, the distraction of Jerusalem, and the Exile of God‘s people. Because of the tremendous sorrow this caused him he is often referred to as the weeping prophet.
Lamentations it is about pain and suffering, but not without hope in God. Jeremiah wrote in the light of the fall Jerusalem to the Babylonian’s.
Ezekiel was a priest and a prophet. Ezekiel wanted God.s people to know that as bad as things were doing the captivity God still had a plan and will keep his covenant and promises despite the rebellion and their consequences they were enduring.