The phrase “Ayelet HaShachar” can have several meanings:
- The morning star.
- One of Queen Esther’s names.
- A music instrument that was played at down (or a psalm which was sung at this time).
- The Jewish people who are as dear to HaShem and as beautiful as a doe and a sunrise.
Note: Chapter 22 is included in the daily Tehillim reading for the 3d day of the Hebrew month.
Listen to this chapter in Hebrew in our “Daily Tehillim” podcast (on the main screen of the app).
See more in the “Illustrated Family Tehillim” by Leah-Perl Shollar (“The Raskin Edition”).