When tragedy struck God’s people in Old Testament times, it was common for them to respond, both as a community and as individuals, with “psalms of lament.” A psalm of lament is a song of complaint to the Lord regarding difficulties being endured, and a petition for His help. They were so common that they make up the largest category of psalm in the Bible. Lehi and his family would certainly have been aware of this type of psalm, so it would be natural to expect that...