Repetisi mengenai Keputusasaan Pemazmur dalam Menantikan Pertolongan Allah: Eksegesis Mazmur 13

A Repetition of the Psalmist's Despair in Waiting for God's Help: Exegesis of Psalm 13


  • Farel Yosua Sualang Sekolah Tinggi Teologi Injili Indonesia Yogyakarta
  • Jani Sekolah Tinggi Teologi Injili Indonesia Yogyakarta



Psalm, Lamentations, hymn, repetition, God's help


Psalm 13 is a repetition which ends by moving to serenity as part of God's help. The method used is qualitative with a hermeneutic approach, especially poetry Genre. This study aims to explain a repetition of the psalmist as an emphasis on supplication to God which has an impact on theological values. This article finds the psalmist's complaint three times repeated; first, the expression of the psalmist's long-suffering despair, the second the psalmist sincerely hoped for deliverance from God which could soon be realized. Then there is a repetition of the salvation of God Himself, who saves from the world of death, illuminates the eyes (verse 3), and the third does good things (v. 5b).


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2021-05-17 — Updated on 2021-05-17

How to Cite

Sualang, F. Y., & Jani. (2021). Repetisi mengenai Keputusasaan Pemazmur dalam Menantikan Pertolongan Allah: Eksegesis Mazmur 13: A Repetition of the Psalmist’s Despair in Waiting for God’s Help: Exegesis of Psalm 13. PASCA: Jurnal Teologi Dan Pendidikan Agama Kristen, 17(1), 1-17.