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Lesson 28

Psalm 38


  1. Who was the source of David's burden?

  2. Why had David been afflicted?

  3. Is verse 5 to be taken literally or figuratively? (Compare various translations of this verse)

  4. Verse 11 has a parallel in what verse of Psalm 31?

  5. How did David respond to them that sought his life?

  6. Why was this David's only response?

  7. Considering the mention of David's sin, the severe burden that was the result of that sin, David's enemies seeking his life, and David's mute response, what period of David's life does this psalm seem to fit?