Lectionary Year B
December 1, 2002
Psalm 80:1-7, 17-19

Step III: Immediate Context


(FS) B. COMPOSITIONAL WHOLE

S. Mowinckel proposes the historical context of the Kingdom of Israel (north) just before or after its fall to Assyria for use in public worship as a lament and prayer for restoration. (Vol. II, p. 152), due to the reference to "northern" tribes".




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