This article is an attempt to understand the concept 'berit' in Psalm 74:20.
Several possibilities regarding its significance and content were discussed
by various biblical scholars. The vague reference to 'berit' makes a
convincing solution in this regard very difficult. A combination of allusions
and motives in the Psalm which coincide with aspects of the Yahweh-David
'berit', strengthens the assumption that J1"':l~ ~:l;' (v 20) alludes to the
loyalty and faithfulness of Yahweh which he promised in the 'berit' with his
Continued 2001 as 'Verbum et Ecclesia'
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