186. "Come now therefore, I pray you, curse me this people..." (Bemidbar 22:6). Rabbi Aba opened the discussion with the verse: "A prayer of the afflicted (poor), when he faints..." (Tehilim 102:1). There are three for whom the expression "prayer" is written and this subject was already explained. One is Moses, one is David and one is the poor man that was included with them and was together with them. You may say that we also find it written: "A prayer of the prophet Habakkuk" (Chavakuk 3:1), for a total of four. HE RESPONDS: that of Habakkuk is not SAID for the reason of prayer, even though the word prayer is written about it, it is rather praise and thanks for the Holy One, blessed be He, for having revived him and performed with him miracles and mighty deeds since he was the son of the Shunamite, WHOM ELISHA BROUGHT BACK TO LIFE.