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Psalm: 88:20
Iconography: On the right, the five holy ones receive a vision in their sleep. St Augustine identified these as the five prophets who foretold the coming of Christ.(PL, xxxvii, 1129). Then you spoke in a vision to your holy ones.God addresses them with a raised finger watched by a small figure on the left. God equally addressses the tall central figure holding a book or scroll, identified as David. I have placed help on a mighty one: and have exalted one chosen out of my people.
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