|(6) And I said, Oh that I had wings like a dove! for then would I fly away, and be at rest.||(6) And I said, Oh that I had wings like a dove! For then I would flee away and be at rest.|
|(12) For it was not an enemy that reproached me; then I could have borne it: neither was it he that hated me that did magnify himself against me; then I would have hid myself from him:||(12) For it was not an enemy that reproached me, neither he that hated me that did magnify himself against me. If so, then I could have born it, |
|(13) But it was thou, a man mine equal, my guide, and mine acquaintance.||(13) But it was |
|(20) He hath put forth his hands against such as be at peace with him: he hath broken his covenant.||(20) They have put forth their hands against such as be at peace with them. They have broken the Lord’s covenant.|
|(21) The words of his mouth were smoother than butter, but war was in his heart: his words were softer than oil, yet were they drawn swords.||(21) The words of their mouth were smoother than butter, but war was in their heart. Their words were softer than oil, yet they have drawn swords.|
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David J. Larsen, “From Dust to Exalted Crown: Royal and Temple Themes Common to the Psalms and the Dead Sea Scrolls,” Interpreter: A Journal of Latter-day Saint Faith and Scholarship 45 (2021): 251–262.
David J. Larsen, “Ascending into the Hill of the Lord: What the Psalms Can Tell Us About the Rituals of the First Temple,” Interpreter: A Journal of Latter-day Saint Faith and Scholarship 38 (2020): 15–34.