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Psalm 52

Psalm 52 is the 52nd psalm from the Book of Psalms. It is attributed to David. In it, he is criticizing those who use their talents for evil.[1]

Psalm Form

According to Hermann Gunkel's system of classification, Psalm 52 was conditionally classified as an Individual Psalm of Trust, one that deomonstrates an expression of trust or confidence in YHWH's assistant to the petitioner.[2]

References

  1. ^ The Artscroll Tehillim page 110
  2. ^ Coogan, Michael D. (2011). The Old Testament: A Historical and Literary Introduction to the Hebrew Testament. Oxford: Oxford University Press. p. 453.  


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