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The answer lies in the cantillation. That is, the vowels of the words drive the cantillation, and thus the word order (and verse parsing). The books of Tihillim (Psalms), Mishlei (Proverbs), and Iyov (Job) were cantillated to music and therefore had carried a different priority of cantillation marks than the other twenty-one books of Scripture. In this ...
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