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Berit in Psalm 74

D.J. Human

Verbum et Ecclesia; Skrif en Kerk: Vol 16, No 1 (1995), 57-66. doi: 10.4102/ve.v16i1.438

Submitted: 20 September 1995
Published:  20 September 1995

Abstract

This article is an attempt to understand the concept berit in Psalm 74:20. Several possibilities regarding its significance and content were discussed by various biblical scholars. The vague reference to berit makes a convincing solution in this regard very difficult. A combination of allusions and motives in the Psalm which coincide with aspects of the Yahweh-David berit, strengthens the assumption that [foreign fornt omitted] (v 20) alludes to the loyalty and faithfulness of Yahweh which he promised in the berit with his servant David.

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