Michtam

Mich·​tam
ˈmikˌtam
used in the Bible in the headings of Psalm 16 and Psalms 56 to 60 (AV) possibly to suggest atonement

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Hebrew mikhtām

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“Michtam.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Michtam. Accessed 28 Mar. 2023.

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