Michtam (Mik´tam)

A technical term of uncertain meaning introducing (Ps 16; Ps 56-60) and probably (Isa 38:9, see NRSV note). The word refers to some sort of writing, possibly to an inscription on a stela, which is how the translators of the LXX understood it.

Ps 16

Song of Trust and Security in God
A Miktam of David.
1Protect me, O God, for in you I take refuge.2I say to the Lord, “You are my Lord;
I have no good apart fro ... View more

Ps 56-60

Trust in God under Persecution
To the leader: according to The Dove on Far-off Terebinths. Of David. A Miktam, when the Philistines seized him in Gath.
1Be grac ... View more

Isa 38:9

9A writing of King Hezekiah of Judah, after he had been sick and had recovered from his sickness:

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