- the religious poetry of ANCIENT JUDAISM found primarily in the Book of Psalms in the HEBREW BIBLE.
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Psalms — • The Psalter, or Book of Psalms, is the first book of the Writings , i.e. of the third section of the printed Hebrew Bible of today. Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Psalms Psalms … Catholic encyclopedia
Psalms — 1 Psalms 2 Psalms 3 Psalms 4 Psalms 5 Psalms 6 Psalms 7 Psalms 8 Psalms 9 Psalms 10 Psalms 11 Psalms 12 Psalms 13 … The King James version of the Bible
Psalms — [sämz] n. Bible a book consisting of 150 psalms: abbrev. Psa: also Book of Psalms … English World dictionary
Psalms — Psalm redirects here. For other uses, see Psalm (disambiguation). Hebrew Bible … Wikipedia
Psalms — /sahmz/, n. (used with a sing. v.) a book of the Bible, composed of 150 songs, hymns, and prayers. Abbr.: Ps. * * * ▪ biblical literature book of the Old Testament composed of sacred songs, or of sacred poems meant to be sung. In the Hebrew … Universalium
Psalms — In the OT, a collection of 150 self contained poems and prayers without narrative contexts, traditionally ascribed to King David, but regarded by modern scholarship as mostly anonymous compositions of various dates and for undeclared occasions,… … Dictionary of the Bible
Psalms — The psalms are the production of various authors. Only a portion of the Book of Psalms claims David as its author. Other inspired poets in successive generations added now one now another contribution to the sacred collection, and thus in the… … Easton's Bible Dictionary
Psalms — For several centuries, the churches of the Reformed tradition followed the lead of John Calvin in using the biblical book of Psalms as the only source for their hymnody. To make the Psalms accessible to contemporary congregations, they were… … Encyclopedia of Protestantism
Psalms — noun an Old Testament book consisting of a collection of 150 Psalms • Syn: ↑Book of Psalms • Instance Hypernyms: ↑book • Part Holonyms: ↑Hagiographa, ↑Ketubim, ↑Writings, ↑Old Testament … Useful english dictionary
Psalms 95 — 1 O come, let us sing unto the LORD: let us make a joyful noise to the rock of our salvation. 2 Let us come before his presence with thanksgiving, and make a joyful noise unto him with psalms. 3 For the LORD is a great God, and a great King above … The King James version of the Bible