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Old Testament Essays

versión On-line ISSN 2312-3621
versión impresa ISSN 1010-9919


BEGERAU, Gunnar. "Dennoch..." - Zur Bedeutung von  für den Aufbau von Psalm 62. Old testam. essays [online]. 2013, vol.26, n.2, pp.263-274. ISSN 2312-3621.

The structure of Ps 62 is highly disputed. Although there is virtually a literal similarity between vv. 2-3 and vv. 6-7 commentators on Ps 62 have not yet reached a consensus on how this arrangement should be understood in view of the overall structure of this psalm. This article argues that the word   plays a significant role in the formation of Ps 62: highlights the frame (vv. 2-3 and vv. 6-7) and the centre (vv. 4-5) of the unit vv. 2-7 chiastically. This literary feature displays the pressure of those who trust. Accordingly, there is a balanced order of vv. 9-11 which has in the centre and the trust motive at the beginning and the end (v. 9 and v. 11). Furthermore, v. 8 binds together these two main parts of the psalm (vv. 2-7 and vv. 9-11). Finally, the message of Ps 62 culminates in vv. 12-13 as a confession of trust in God almighty. Read in this way, the function of in Ps 62 may contribute to recognize the unfolding of its structure and message.

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