Psalm 40:7 "Then said I, Lo, I come: in the volume of the book it is written of me,"
Psalms 40:1 - 17
ESV - 1 I waited patiently for the Lord ; he inclined to me and heard my cry. 2 He drew me up from the pit of destruction, out of the miry bog, and set my feet upon a rock, making my steps secure.
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In my opinion, the psalmist's (that is, David's) reference in the cited verse to the "book that is written of me" pertains specifically to the book of Deuteronomy as a summation of the duties and commandments pertaining not to the conduct of David as a private individual, but in his capacity as a king. (Of course, the passage could also be viewed -- as was the case with multiple other similar passages in the psalms and elsewhere -- as also having a prophetic future meaning with regard to the Messiah.)
This Psalm is really about Jesus. The book referred to is the Bible. It is all about Jesus from cover to cover.
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