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3) No matter how strong the storm, if God is with us in the boat, then we are safe. Wie der Hirsch schreiet nach frischem Wasser, so schreiet meine Seele, Gott, zu dir. C. Sidebar: Internal Dialogue Present Within the Psalm. My soul is downcast within me; therefore I will remember you from the land of the Jordan, the heights of Hermon–from Mount Mizar. Far from respecting them, even with outward deference, Jesus called out their hypocrisy. while they say to me all the day long, This signifies for me that these psalms celebrate God’s victories. He divides the Psalm in this manner: Speaker 2, God the Father: verses 24b-28. Even in this short psalm, therefore, at least two and possibly three speaking voices can be identified.     day and night, I have every confidence that the writer of Hebrews was indeed divinely inspired. [SIDEBAR] There is however an important theological understanding to be gained here.     “Where is your God?” Hope in God, for I shall again praise Him For the help of His presence. Psalms 42. Dr. David E. Leininger "Why are you downcast, O my The stone the builders rejected has become the capstone; the Lord has done this, and it is marvelous in our eyes. 11 May all kings fall down before him, all nations serve him! ט יוֹמָם, יְצַוֶּה יְהוָה חַסְדּוֹ, וּבַלַּיְלָה, שִׁירֹה עִמִּי--תְּפִלָּה, לְאֵל חַיָּי. 4 May he defend the cause of the poor of the people, give deliverance to the children of the needy, and crush the oppressor! like silver refined in a furnace on the ground. Verses 9-10 state the prayer, and verses 11-18 state the promise/reply. The “Lord, the God of Israel,” in verse 18 is Yahweh Elohim in Hebrew, which the Septuagint version renders as, “the Lord, the God, the God of Israel.”. 5 “Because the poor are plundered, because the needy groan, The Christ, the despised and rejected Jesus, is Jehovah the Creator. To the Chief Musician. God, I long for you in the same way. # panteth: Heb. They pretend to be pleased by others, to agree, and to like these others, their neighbors, while at the same time their hearts stand poised against them. 9 I say to God, my rock: Verses 6 is a third person statement describing the Lord’s words. 5, 6 Why are you downcast, O my soul? In other words, the single speaker point of view claims that in the poor suppliant’s prayer to God is buried a prayer to Christ as Creator, recognizable apparently only to the writer of the Letter to the Hebrews because he was under the influence of the Holy Spirit. 1-2. 9 and 10. Turn there and look at some of the elements of encouragement. Generally speaking, the names and titles used indicate something of His character and nature.     my salvation 6 and my God. While the lament is brief, it focuses entirely on God’s role in the distress: he–that is, the praised Yahweh of verses 12-22–cut short my days. Psalm 102 is one of the most, perhaps the most, remarkable of all the psalms, and presents Christ in a way divinely admirable. Psalms Chapter 42 תְּהִלִּים ... 8 Deep calleth unto deep at the voice of Thy cataracts; {N} all Thy waves and Thy billows are gone over me. When can I go and meet with God? November 21, 2017 11:24 am / Leave a comment, https://ak3.picdn.net/shutterstock/videos/11732033/thumb/1.jpg. Jesus and the Royal Psalms. A Practical Exposition of the Forty-second Psalm, in ten Sermons, in Choice and Practical Expositions on four select Psalms. It is not hard to find meaningful groupings of psalms when using 31 Days of Wisdom and Praise. He answered him in the way of his strength, “Tell me the fewness of my days. ESV Hebrews 2:10 For it was fitting that he [God], for whom and by whom all things exist, in bringing many sons to glory, should make the founder of their salvation perfect through suffering. 2 My soul a thirsts for God, for the b living God; When shall I come and 1 c appear before God? This is the day the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it. Psalms 42. 9 May desert tribes bow down before him, and his enemies lick the dust! Hope in God; for I shall again praise him, The title “God” implies His unique majesty and power; no one is like Him. The Orthodox Study Bible uses the Septuagint numbering system, in which Psalm 101 Septuagint is Psalm 102 in most other English translations. 5. 4 With a broken heart,    I remember times beforeWhen I was with Your people. The writer of the Letter to the Hebrews plainly perceives more than one speaker in Psalm 102:24-27. [SUPPLIANT:] tell me the fewness of my days. For those readers who are familiar with the author of this blog’s understanding that the Psalms are basically and wholly about Christ, reading across the Psalms in a single setting provides connections among them that otherwise might be missed in a sequential only reading. 102:23-24a / Although the praise of God’s permanence continues in verses 24b-28, a lament and a petition that resume the earlier theme of my days are interjected here. Related Content previous next. These two Psalms are actually one Psalm which can be outlined as follows: Joy Lost . A # Possibly Contemplative; or Didactic; or Skillful Psalm Maskil of the sons of Korah. The plot line of Poem 42 runs like this, “Father God, I am all alone here. 3 c My tears have been my food day and night,. 3 My tears have been my meat day and night, while they continually say unto me, Where is thy God?. (Broyles, Craig C., Understanding the Bible Commentary Series: Psalms, Grand Rapids: Baker Books, 1999, 392-393.). I know that eventually I will pass through this situation and come to a place where I will be thanking and praising you again. B. Characteristics of and Petitions For His Nature. Why can’t I just hope in God? The Ancient of days comes, and Christ is He, though Son of man. 3-4 All rights reserved, 748 and 1654. News from a godless culture assaults us day by day. Psalm 42. A song of David. . all your breakers and your waves Psalm 42:4 "When I remember these [things], I pour out my soul in me: for I had gone with the multitude, I went with them to the house of God, with the voice of joy and praise, with a multitude that kept holyday." The Book of Psalms is the third section of the Hebrew Bible, and a book of the Christian Old Testament. 42. 5 Why are you # Lit dissolved away in despair, my soul? Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. In this Psalm we behold the sufferings of Christ, as expressed in his own person, by the Holy Ghost, from the beginning to verse 12, contrasted with the following glory, as declared by the same Spirit in the person of the Father, from verse 12 to 23. 7 In his days may the righteous flourish, and peace abound, till the moon be no more! Where then in the Old Testament do the prophets specifically speak of the sufferings of Christ? 1 As the hart panteth after the water brooks, so panteth my soul after thee, O God.. 2 My soul thirsteth for God, for the living God: when shall I come and appear before God?. With a multitude that kept holyday - The word here rendered "multitude" - המון hâmôn - is different from that which is employed in the former part of the verse. I want to add that any reader today, who reads Psalm 102 from the Septuagint or from an accurate English translation of the Septuagint, using a clear mind and following the rules of ordinary, plain, common sense language construction, should be able to see and agree that the concept of two speakers in dialogue within this psalm holds considerable merit, especially as confirmed by the book of Hebrews. 2 My soul thirsteth for God, for the living God: when shall I come and appear before God? The whole scene, from Christ on earth to the remnant in the last days, is one. 6 O my God, my soul is cast down within me: therefore will I remember thee from the land of Jordan, and of the Hermonites, from the hill Mizar. As another example, I find that some days contain sequences of the major events in Christ’s life, even though the numbers for the contiguous psalms are separated by thirty. Psalm 42 records the heart cries of the Son to his Father during the period when he was being tried and executed by the false religious leaders. He appeals to Hebrews 1:10-12 to confirm these divisions, as by the same Holy Spirit . The expression of ערג applies to the voice of the hart as the expression of נהם, …     a prayer to the God of my life. While they continually say to me, Perk up and hope in God. Psalm 42 is the 42nd psalm of the Book of Psalms, often known in English by its incipit, As the hart panteth after the water brooks (in the King James Version).The Book of Psalms is the third section of the Hebrew Bible, and a book of the Christian Old Testament.In the Hebrew Bible, Psalm 42 opens the second of the five books (divisions) of Psalms. Christ is that King. 1675.     because of the oppression of the enemy?”.     for the living God. Is it because such a viewpoint would upset the hermeneutical rules of many that most commentators fall short of this mark? I recommend the tiny devotional Bible, 31 Days of Wisdom and Praise: Daily Readings from the Books of Psalms and Proverbs (See Bibliography).     the tongue that makes great boasts, Psalms 12, 42, 72, 102, 132: Reading Across Psalms for a Complete Messianic Portrait, Link to NETS translation of Septuagint Psalm 102 {101}, Link to Brenton’s translation of Psalm 102, https://www.christianity.com/bible/commentary.php?com=drby&b=19&c=102#%5B1%5D. Psalm 80:6 ; Psalm 102:20 ), and that בּאמר, when say to him, viz., the speakers, all day long, i.e., continually: Where is thy God? For today’s study, I chose Day 12, which includes Psalms 12, 42, 72, 102, and 132. First, it is the only book of the five that contains psalms ascribed to the sons of Korah, a group of Levite temple singers. Outcome: The Lord Fights and Vanquishes the Wicked. Psalm 88:15-18 From my youth I have been afflicted and close to death; I have suffered your terrors and am in despair. '” 44 In the same way the rebels who were crucified with him also heaped insults on him. A contemplative song, Singing with joy, shouting thanksgivings with, From the land of the Jordan to Hermon’s high place, Why must I live my life so depressed, crying endlessly.     therefore I remember you…, 9 I say to God, my rock: And in light of his current surroundings, with the enemies’ insinuations of abandonment and desertion swirling about, despair is threatening to overcome his hope. His strength had been weakened in His journey, His days shortened. Book Two: Psalms 42–72 Psalm 42. As incarnated deity, Christ is typified by David. A. Is that a viewpoint God would want to exult in Scripture?] Personal troubles come, and it seems as though we are drowning in a sea of difficulties. They studied God’s books of law and interpreted them according to the standards of their own wicked hearts. Nevertheless, this interpretation contorts the contexts of both Psalm 102 and Hebrews 1 beyond the bounds of plain, literary credulity. These examples are just my personal, devotional responses to what I read, as I discover what appear to be themes in a certain day’s grouping. 6. One can also notice that the author of Hebrews perceives many of the Old Testament passages he quotes in chapter 1, including those from Psalms, as having been spoken by God to the Son. Because Psalm 132 contains all the elements of humiliation, deity, promise, and eternal kingship, it captures and weaves into one all the various threads of the prior psalms. 3. Put your hope in God, for I will yet praise him, my Savior and my God. ESV Hebrews 1:1 Long ago, at many times and in many ways, God spoke to our fathers by the prophets, Hebrews 1:8 But of the Son he says, “Your throne, O God, is forever and ever, the scepter of uprightness is the scepter of your kingdom. 4. Why do I go mourning 42 is an individual lament with a strong emphasis on trust. The Christ, the despised and rejected Jesus, is Jehovah the Creator.     “I will place him in the safety for which he longs.” These are the Son’s words of trust and love to his Father during this horrendous event. A PSALM OF THE BABYLONIAN EXILE. Characteristics of the Lord’s Words, Verse 6: The Lord’s words are pure–not mixed, not hiding double meanings, exact and to the point, reliable, and of great value. Maskil, which may be related to contemplation, is translated “contemplative poem” or “song” (42; 44–45; 52–55) and miktam, whose meaning is unclear, is translated “a prayer” (56–60). As the deer pants for the water brooks, So pants my soul for You, O God. Psalm 41 Psalm 43 ... With the voice of joy and thanksgiving, a multitude keeping festival. 2 My soul thirsts for God, It must be admitted, that probably few persons, if any, on reading the, http://www.ccel.org/ccel/barnes/ntnotes.xxii.i.x.html?highlight=psalm,102#highlight, Spurgeon, Charles, The Treasury of David: Containing an Original Exposition of the Book of Psalms; A Collection of Illustrative Extracts from the Whole Range of Literature; A Series of Homiletical Hints upon Almost Every Verse; And Lists of Writers upon Each Psalm in Three Volumes, Peabody: Henrickson Publishers, No Date, Vol. Psalm 42. He also rose again for our salvation, for He is the Lord over death (when You rise up, v. 14) [13]. If you can, ask God to help you soak in the deep richness of Psalm 42, this marvelous love letter from Christ to his God. Believers in Christ from every age are God’s people. Verse 7: The Lord has promised–he has spoken–and he will do as he spoke. To the chief Musician, Maschil, for the sons of Korah. Sermon Psalms 42 & 43 Beyond Despair Check out these helpful resources Biblical Commentary Sermons Children's Sermons Hymn Lists Psalms 42 & 43 Beyond Despair The Rev. This is seen throughout it. 28 The children of thy servants shall dwell securely, and their seed shall <1> prosper for ever. He repeats the exact same statement in Psalm 43:5. Those were better days. 6 O my God, my soul is cast down within me: therefore will I remember thee from the land of Jordan, and of the Hermonites, from the hill Mizar. Psalm 102 for those who have eyes to see it and willingness to receive, reveals that the suffering one in this psalm, and by extension in all the psalms, is none other than the Lord himself, Creator (John 1:1-3; Hebrews 1:2, 10), and second person of the Trinity. In the Hebrew Bible, Psalm 42 opens the second of the five books of Psalms. See, for example, the dialogue present in Psalm 12, discussed just above. Darrell L. Bock • Gordon H. Johnston • Mikel Del Rosario December 17, 2019. Psalm 42. Worse still, it seems as though the attacks upon us are coming from God himself! C. Doubt and despair are two of the enemies afflicting the psalmist, and against these two he fights back mightily, knowing that God’s love will manifest and save him in the end. But then, God disappears. Psalm 42. 2 a My soul thirsts for God, for the b living God.. 8 By day the Lord commands his steadfast love, First, it is the only book of the five that contains psalms ascribed to the sons of Korah, a group of Levite temple singers. Prayer for God to Remember David’s Hardships and Desire: Verses 1-10, A Song of Ascents. To the chief Musician, Maschil, for the sons of Korah. …, 6 My soul is cast down within me;     and at night his song is with me, With these psalms we have the beginning of Book II of the Psalter. It is the cry of a man far removed from the outward ordinances and worship of God, sighing for the long loved house of his God; and at the same time it is the voice of a spiritual believer, under depressions, longing for the renewal of the divine presence, struggling with doubts and fears, but yet holding his ground by faith in the living God. Chapter 42. (NIV). Psalm 42 1 Eine Unterweisung der Kinder Korah, vorzusingen. This is the usual word to denote a multitude. Despite all my emotions, I will believe and praise the One who saves me, my God. (Note on Verse 5: New Testament writers often quote from the Septuagint, which was the translation of the Old Testament in common circulation during their day. 8 Yet the LORD will command his lovingkindness in the daytime, and in the night his song shall be with me, and my prayer unto the God of my life. The writer of that letter hears two speaking voices, not one: Hebrews 1:10 And, “You, Lord, laid the foundation of the earth in the beginning, and the heavens are the work of your hands; 11 they will perish, but you remain; they will all wear out like a garment, 12 like a robe you will roll them up, like a garment they will be changed. B. 10 May the kings of Tarshish and of the coastlands render him tribute; may the kings of Sheba and Seba bring gifts! Hope in God; for I shall again praise him, When shall I come and appear before God? brayeth. In regard to the difficult inquiry, why he applied this to the Messiah, or on what principle such an application can be vindicated, we may perhaps throw some light by the following remarks. When shall I come and appear before God?     so pants my soul for you, O God. Hide Footnotes. On no other principle would he have used it in an argument. Yearning for God in the Midst of Distresses. This second book of psalms (Psalms 42–72) has a few unique features. We’ve gone regularly to church and have truly enjoyed worshiping with like minded believers. 2 My soul thirsteth for God, for the living God: when shall I come and appear before God? His years would not fail when the created universe was rolled up like a garment. Or is it something else? In this grouping, we see 1) in Psalm 12, the battle line drawn between good and evil as the lies of the wicked versus the truthful goodness of God’s word. 1 As the deer # Lit longs for pants for the water brooks, So my soul # Lit longs for pants for You, God. Psalms 42. Note that as presented in the above quotation, John Barclay views Psalm 102 as a two speaker dialogue throughout. 18 Blessed be the LORD, the God of Israel, who alone does wondrous things. Portrait of a Faithful Man Who Suffers, We’ve all been in this situation. 1 As the hart panteth after the water brooks, so panteth my soul after thee, O God. ), Broyles, Craig C., Understanding the Bible Commentary Series: Psalms, Grand Rapids: Baker Books, 1999, 392-393.). In these two quotations placed side by side, we see the complete gospel: the wrath of God on account of sin poured out upon Christ, Christ’s death, and immediately afterwards, his resurrection and ascension to be the head of the church, the gates of righteousness having been opened to life. Likewise, many Hebrew manuscripts combine Psalm 33 with 32.Only later are these divided into separate psalms. Again, I’ve written, “God Saves His Own,” for Day 11, and “War,” for Day 19. (NIV), Matthew 12:40 For as Jonah was three days and three nights in the belly of a huge fish, so the Son of Man will be three days and three nights in the heart of the earth. In the Greek Septuagint version of the bible, and generally in its Latin translations, this psalm … Verses, 14. # Maschil…: or, A Psalm giving instruction of the sons, etc. Digitally reproduced by Forgotten Books, London: FB&c Ltd., 2017, http://www.ForgottenBooks.com.). Thirsting for God in Trouble and Exile. 5 May they fear you while the sun endures, and as long as the moon, throughout all generations! Print and download Psalm 42 sheet music by Tori Kelly. They weren’t. 4. 13 He has pity on the weak and the needy, and saves the lives of the needy. Their effect is to create a striking contrast. Then comes the wondrous and glorious answer: He was Himself the creator of the heavens and the earth. hope thou in God: for I shall yet praise him for the help of his countenance.     as vileness is exalted among the children of man. Theme. The Septuagint (Lxx) translates yadah in Ps 42:5 with the verb exomologeo (see root verb = homologeo) which in active voice means to agree, promise, fully consent (Lu 22.6), in the middle voice it can describe either sins openly confessed or acknowledged (Mt 3.6) or speak of grateful acknowledgment to God (e.g., extol, praise, thank) (Mt 11.25) and finally in some contexts speaks of … Then, from the 23d to the middle of verse 24, the dialogue is again renewed, as at the beginning of the Psalm, in the person of the Son–to whom, from the middle of verse 24, to the end of the Psalm, the Father is again represented, as replying according to the former manner, mentioned from ver. 42:5. ... with the voice of joy and praise, with a multitude that kept holyday. ), The apostle refers to the 102nd Psalm–a psalm which, without apostolic teaching, I doubt if any of us would have had the boldness so to apply; for in many respects it s the most remarkable of all the psalms–the psalm of the afflicted One while His soul is overwhelmed within Him in great affliction, and sorrow, and anxious fear…Then it is that God the Father replies to Him, “Thou, Lord, in the beginning hast laid the foundation of the earth; and the heavens are the works of thine hands.”  (Saphir, Adolph and Cortesi, Lawrence. With the voice of joy and thanksgiving, a multitude keeping festival, (42:3-4). A. Add Bookmark. 1 For the conductor ... and there they composed these psalms. 15 Long may he live; may gold of Sheba be given to him! He condemned the false religious favorites, and for this cause, they wanted to kill him. Verse 5 is the Lord’s spoken response to the petition stated in verses 3 and 4. Let him come down now from the cross, and we will believe in him. 6 The words of the Lord are pure words,     because of the oppression of the enemy?” …. 3.     “Why have you forgotten me? Psalm 132 unifies and completes both the psalm portion of Day 12 of 31 Days of Wisdom and Praise and the life and mission of Jesus Christ.     our lips are with us; who is master over us?”. Charles Spurgeon sets the tone perhaps for many commentators who perceive a single speaker throughout, according to Spurgeon’s view, a patriot who mourns for the plight of his nation and yet who ultimately finds hope in God: 24. 7 Deep calleth unto deep at the noise of thy waterspouts: all thy waves and thy billows are gone over me. Psalm 42 and 43 were probably originally one poem, like Ps. Verses 9-10 are a prayer that embodies what God has already promised (praying Scripture). The name, translated “The Eternal One” and also “The Eternal,” is God’s covenant name revealed uniquely to Israel. 1 As the deer 1 pants for the water brooks, So my soul 1 a pants for You, O God. Doesn’t Christ himself just before his ascension teach his disciples that any of them who do not see the predictions of Messiah’s sufferings in the Old Testament, including the psalms, are both “foolish” and “slow of heart to believe all that the prophets have spoken!” (Luke 24:25 ESV and Luke 24:44-46)? all your breakers and your waves     and lead them in procession to the house of God Psalm 42 paints an intimate portrait of an unnamed Christ in the days of his humiliation. But my soul’s response doesn’t make sense to me, because I know you will rescue me. 19 Blessed be his glorious name forever; may the whole earth be filled with his glory! 3 My tears have been my meat day and night, while they continually say unto me, Where is thy God? Thus, although verses 24b-28 are formally praise, there is also a note of complaint: “I am not permitted to live a full generation, but you continue through all generations.” [My comment here: in a devotional sense, I personally cannot help but feel that for someone to be jealous and even mildly to chastise God regarding his eternity in view of the plaintiff’s own short days would be somewhat blasphemous. But you are the same, and your years will have no end.” [Psalm 102:24b-27].     because of the oppression of the enemy?” To the chief Musician, Maschil, for the sons of Korah. The souls of the righteous thirst for God—The wicked say, Where is your God? 11 Why are you downcast, O my soul? The covenant connection of the Jews with Jehovah is lost, but God is trusted.     purified seven times. 7 Deep calls to deep His reply to Christ, the poor suppliant/Creator, is recorded in Hebrews 1:10-12. For I used to go along with the throng and lead them in procession to the house of God, With the voice of joy and thanksgiving, a multitude keeping festival. Psalm 48:1 Great is the LORD, and greatly to be praised in the city of our God, … Psalm 49:1 Hear this, all you people; give ear, all you inhabitants of the world: Psalm 84:1 How amiable are your tabernacles, O LORD of hosts! Psalm 42:7 Deep calls to deep in the roar of your waterfalls; all your waves and breakers have swept over me. BOOK TWO Psalms 42–72 -Yearning for God in the Midst of Distresses - To the Chief Musician. 2. Take me not away in the midst of my days.”, (Link to NETS translation of Septuagint Psalm 102 {101}) (Link to Brenton’s translation of Psalm 102). They completely missed God’s love for his people. But now, by his Father’s will, he has come to earth as a human being to open a pathway for humans back to the throne of God, their creator who loves them. BOOK II: PSALMS 42-72. They shatter my soul the way a sword shatters a man’s bones. 6 May he be like rain that falls on the mown grass, like showers that water the earth! 11 Why am I so overwrought,    Why am I so disturbed?Why can’t I just hope in God? Footnotes. When shall I come and appear before God?     have gone over me. While there is nothing magical about this arrangement, it gives the reader opportunity to read across the Psalms in a way which, whether by chance or design, often provides a spiritually profitable mix. The children of His servants would continue and their seed be established before Him. d. Verse 4: Those who deceive think they can get away with everything. BOOK TWO. Following are quotations from sources who subscribe to a dual speaker interpretation of Psalm 102. Secondly, he hears the voice of God replying to the poor suppliant’s request. [2] My soul thirsteth for God, for the living God: when shall I come and appear before God? Verse 8: The wicked, in the meantime, will continue to walk about everywhere, honoring what is vile. Amen and Amen! 1) If it is God who afflicts, then it is also God who will save. 3 Let the mountains bear prosperity for the people, and the hills, in righteousness! To the chief Musician, Maschil, ... with the voice of joy and praise, with a multitude that kept holyday. As the hart panteth after the water brooks, so panteth my soul after thee, O God. He was ever the same. 1. The psalms are meant to help us feel and think the way God wants us to, transforming us into the reflection of Christ. Your wrath has swept over me; your terrors have destroyed me. 42. God the Son had many enemies on earth. In Zion, with the anointed King and with his people, God would have his final resting place. That will come later in Day 12. This is a prayer psalm that speaks blessing upon the King, the Son of the King of Kings. (Psalm 42:1-11 NIV, 1984), Parallels with Other Scripture, Indicating that Psalm 42 Is a Prophetic Reference to Christ on the Cross, 1. Go to Parallel Hebrew ... Psalm 55:3 Because of the voice of the enemy, because of the oppression of the … Ecclesiastes 4:1 So I returned, and considered all the oppressions that are done under … Lamentations 5:1-16 Remember, O LORD, what is come on us: consider, and behold our reproach… Links. This psalm is titled To the Chief Musician. Ver. 101 [102. 4 These things I remember as I pour out my soul: how I used to go with the multitude, leading the procession to the house of God, with shouts of joy and thanksgiving among the festive throng. 7 You, O Lord, will keep them; For Christians who believe that Christ is all in all, Psalm 132 sums up his life and mission very well. All day long they surround me like a flood; they have completely engulfed me. I will give you thanks, for you answered me; you have become my salvation. Where are you? Chorus . 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