However that may have been, the Chronicler neither says that Jeremiah wrote all the elegies comprised in The Qinoth, nor does he imply that the entire collection consisted of only five pieces.
Rather, the contrary; for he implies that The Qinoth contained not only Jeremiah's single dirge on Josiah, but also the elegies of " all the singing men and singing women," from the time of Josiah's death (608) down to his own day (3rd century).
for Jeremiah's dirge on Josiah, or that the book he calls The Qinoth was identical with our Qinoth.
Ball, " The Metrical Structure of Qinoth," P.S.B.A.
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