Analysis indicates that the metrical structure of vs. 3 is 2:2.2:2. Note the rhyme scheme, typical of bedouin poetry, in which each colon ends with the first person pronominal suffix, -i + ̂.
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Publication information: Book title: Studies in Ancient Yahwistic Poetry. Contributors: Frank Moore Cross Jr. - Author, David Noel Freedman - Author. Publisher: Published by Scholars Press for the Society of Biblical Literature. Place of publication: Missoula, MT. Publication year: 1975. Page number: 77.
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