ACCOUNT OF CRISIS (Krisenbericht). → Account of Trouble and Salvation.
ACCOUNT OF DELIVERANCE (Rettungsbericht). → Account of Trouble and Salvation.
ACCOUNT OF DISOBEDIENCE (Ungehorsamsbericht). Sometimes (→) retrospect or (→) historical account focuses on the apostasy of the people of Yahweh (cf. Pss 81:12–13 "RSV 11–12"; 78; 106; Ezra 9). This theological scheme may be Dtr in origin. It is characteristic of an exilic-postexilic trend.
G. W. Coats, Exodus 1–18 (FOTL IIA; Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1999) 136–40 (on Exod 17:1–7); idem, Rebellion (Additional Bibliography, section B); R. Kessler, "Schuldbekenntnis" (listing at Psalm 106).
ACCOUNT OF PILGRIMAGE (Pilgerbericht). Since the act of praying or some details of community worship are occasionally mentioned in the psalm text, procession to the sanctuary here and there becomes the topic of prayer or hymnic praise; cf. Pss 68:25–28 (RSV 24–27); 122:1–2; 132:3–7, a feature particularly interesting in the context of the (→) Songs of Ascents.
L. D. Crow, Songs, 18–25 (listing at Psalm 120); S. Safrai, Wallfahrt, 17–19, 44–65, 123–24 (Additional Bibliography, section B); K. Seybold, Wallfahrtspsalmen, 16–19, 37–44, 53–56 (listing at Psalm 120).
ACCOUNT OF SACRED HISTORY (Darstellung von heiliger Geschichte). → Retrospect; Historical Account.
ACCOUNT OF SALVATION (Rettungsbericht). → Account of Trouble and Salvation.