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There have been some errors brought into this Psalm with regard to the first few verses. Specifically, for example, the RSV translation of the Bible.
[Unit 5, BE 109, Transcript, 1-2]

"We know from Ugaritic studies that the expression 'the shadow of death' (verse 4) means 'deep darkness.'"
[Unit 5, BE 109, Transcript, 5]




"Shepherds put oil over the muzzle of sheep and this keeps flies from entering the nostrils and laying eggs which hatch. The maggots will then eat the brains of the sheep and they die from maggot infestation... so oil protects the sheep."
[Unit 5, BE 109, Transcript, 6]

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