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What is the Structure of a Typical Lament Psalm?

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asked Jun 6, 2017 in Psalms by plainplow (1,440 points)

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answered Jun 6, 2017 by bible-answers (3,520 points)
edited Jun 6, 2017 by bible-answers
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A lament psalm has five ingredients to its structure, the most prominent of which is the lament itself. The others are invocation, confidence, praise, and petition.

The Five Elements of the Structure of a Lament Psalm:

  • Lament
  • Invocation
  • Confidence
  • Praise
  • Petition