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Engraved In Gold

I was so impressed by the presentation of this Psalm as it is translated in The Passion Translation, especially this unusual opening statement of authorship. Can you imagine the intensity of praise that emanated from the hearers as the King began to sing? It was as though the words were gold-plated!

The entirety of the Psalm is given here [with a few of my meager comments in brackets].

A precious song, engraved in gold, by King David. [The KJV says A Michtam of David].

“Keep me safe, O mighty God. I run for dear life to you, my safe place. [We always run from something to something. The Name of the Lord is a strong tower…].

2 So I said to the Lord God, “You are my Maker, my Mediator, and my Master. Any good thing you find in me has come from you.” [None of us h