Aijeleth Shahar

Aijeleth Shahar (ăjˈəlĕth shāˈhär) [key], superscription of Psalm 22, probably the tune to which it was to be sung, named from the first words of some other verse set to it. Other superscriptions of similar explanation are: Al-taschith (Psalms 57, 58, 59, and 75), Jonath-elem-rechokim (56), Mahalath (53), Mahalath Leannoth (88), Shoshannim (45 and 69), Shoshannim-Eduth (80), and Shushan-eduth (60).

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