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Ps 86 : Prayer for deliverance from enemies.

An individual lament (vv. 1–7,14–17 ) interrupted by a thanksgiving hymn (vv. 8–13 ). The psalm is anthological, reusing language and motifs occurring elsewhere in the Hebrew Bible.

1–3 :

Typical lament language (Ps 17.6; 31.2; 40.8 ).

5 :

The first of two references to Ex 34.6–7 (v. 15).

8 :

Divine incomparability is an expression of Israel's monotheism (Ps 40.4; 71.19; cf. Ex 15.11 ).

9 :

see 22.27n.

13 :

Sheol, the abode of the dead.

14 :

see Ps 54.3 .

16 :

Turn to me and be gracious to me, a paraphrase of the middle of the Priestly blessing (Num 6.25 ). Child of your serving girl, synonymous with your servant but expressing even more humility.

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