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Is the speaker in Psalm 22:1 forsaken literally or poetically?

Psalm 22 is both poetic and prophetic, an echo from the future into the time of David under the inspiration of the Holy Spirit! The following details are included: • Despised and sneered at, “Let ...
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What did Jesus mean when he referred to the book of Psalms as the Law?

Answer When Jesus referred to the book of Psalms as the Law, He meant, (by "Law"), what we today call the “Old Testament” and nothing else. Explanation Jesus gives the full (official) title ...
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Is the speaker in Psalm 22:1 forsaken literally or poetically?

Psalms 22 is literal but written poetical as is most of Psalms in general. These are prophecies. But the literal meaning has been misconstrued / manipulated when it comes to those wanting to show ...
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What did Jesus mean when he referred to the book of Psalms as the Law?

I know this is an old post, but I noticed that no one really answered the question about Jesus calling the Psalms as part of the law. Jesus did not say it was His law - He stated it as "their&...
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How does the NIV translation of Psalm 42:4 arrive at the phrase "under the protection of the Mighty One"?

I have the 1987 edition of the NIV, which does not have what your edition says: "...how I used to go with the multitude, leading the procession to the house of God." Psalm 42:4 NIV 1987 ...
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How does the NIV translation of Psalm 42:4 arrive at the phrase "under the protection of the Mighty One"?

This is not a definitive answer but the phrase "under the protection of the Mighty One" might be trying to pick up a nuance of what the King James version says: ...for I had gone with the ...
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How does the NIV translation of Psalm 42:4 arrive at the phrase "under the protection of the Mighty One"?

NIV is not alone in referring to the "mighty one" instead of God. Several others do so as well. NABRE - I would cross over to the shrine of the Mighty One, to the house of God. A footnote ...
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What is the meaning of “The Death of the Son” at the beginning of Psalm 9?

I asked this question on Mi Yodea and got an excellent answer which I'll paraphrase. "Al-Mut" refers to the soprano of a choir. "Ben" refers to a child singer who has a high ...
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How can a sparrow nest on the altars of God according to Psalm 84:3

David expressed his longing to the courts, Gods altars in the amiable tabernacles. Where he feels most at home and most close to the Lord his God and King. Between the mention of the courts and altars ...
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How can a sparrow nest on the altars of God according to Psalm 84:3

The sparrow did dwell on the Altar, God is Love. His creations are loved. Our Heavenly Father knows when a bird passes. You look to the law and you miss the point.I believe God love HIs creation and ...
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How can a sparrow nest on the altars of God according to Psalm 84:3

Pastor John Engstrom,my pastor in Logan, Utah,cited this verse as having found favor with God when a swallow made a nest just above the door leading into the church sanctuary. He longed for a sign of ...
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"for my thirst they gave me sour wine" and anything else?

I take the view that Psalm 69 is not a prophetic psalm that was fulfilled by Jesus being given sour wine during the crucifixion. The OP's interpretation works only if the crucifixion is viewed through ...
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Why did Jesus say, "Eli, Eli, lama sabachthani?" that is to say, My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me?

My question was, what was Jesus intention when He said: Eli, Eli? What exactly was He's thought of God? I think He meant God as Jahve, who is higher about everything, cause Eli means ascended, high. ...
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Is Matthew alluding to Psalm 2 in Herod's court?

Psalm 2:1-2 Why do the nations [the heathen] protest and the peoples conspire in vain? Kings on earth rise up and princes plot together against the Lord and against his anointed one It is important ...
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Is Matthew alluding to Psalm 2 in Herod's court?

First, I presume that the OP is supposing that Matt 2:3, 4 is alluding to Ps 2:2, the former of which says: Ἀκούσας δὲ ὁ βασιλεὺς Ἡρῴδης ἐταράχθη καὶ πᾶσα Ἰεροσόλυμα μετ' αὐτοῦ, καὶ συναγαγὼν πάντας ...
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Psalm 51:5 CEV vs ESV

The more accurate/literal translations follow identically with the ESV: Translation text English Standard Version Behold, I was brought forth in iniquity, and in sin did my mother conceive me. New ...
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What is the connection between Y-H-V-H's battle with the dragon and creation in Psalms 74?

The Sumerian and other legends are addressed in @James Shewey's answer. I would like to add something about the Canaanite myth mentioned in the OP's footnote 2. In this story, Ba'al defeats the sea ...
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Why did Jesus say, "Eli, Eli, lama sabachthani?" that is to say, My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me?

Well the first question I ask is why, if this is simply quoting the Psalms, is it transliterated here rather than simply given in Greek as with the dozens of times Jesus quotes the Psalms. Matthew 27:...
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What is the connection between Y-H-V-H's battle with the dragon and creation in Psalms 74?

All these are echoes and prophecies of the final Redemption to come, per Tikkunei Zohar #21: At that time, all the Chayot will rise up with song, and their "wings spread up to him" in ...
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What is the connection between Y-H-V-H's battle with the dragon and creation in Psalms 74?

Sumerian creation myth and the myths of many related cultures and cultures descendant from it (Like the Akkadians; see the Epic of Atra-hasis and Babylonians) were based off of the Enûma Eliš. Most of ...
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