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Lesson 8

Psalm 60

READ: 2 Samuel 7-8, 1 Chronicles 17-18, Psalms 60 & 108

1. Which of the following is true of the 60th psalm:

a.) It describes an annual festival

b.) It describes preparation for war

c.) It describes a hopeless situation

2. In view of Ps. 60:9-12, the plight of God's people described in verses 1-3 was probably the result of...

a.) a famine

b.) pestilence

c.) a temporary defeat in battle

d.) internal political disorganization

3. Gilead was

a.) a region of Egypt on the west side of the Nile River

b.) a region of Israel on the east side of the Jordan River


4. ___ Manasseh, Ephraim, and Judah were tribes of Israel.

5. ___ Moab, Edom and Philistia were tribes of Israel.

6. ___ Verses 7-8 of Psalm 60 picture the subjugation of Israel by the surrounding nations.

7. ___ Help, that is, salvation or triumph, was to come from man.

8. ___ The overall tone of this psalm is one of confidence, rather than despair.

9. ___ The first four verses of the 60th psalm are repeated in the first five verses of the 108th psalm.