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psalm

1. any of the 150 sacred songs, lyric poems, and prayers that together constitute a book (Psalms) of the Old Testament
2. a musical setting of one of these poems
3. any sacred song or hymn
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Many Christians cherish a volume that contains the four Gospels and the Book of Psalms from the Hebrew Scriptures.
As many Christian readers of the Psalter have recognized, the christological vista provided by the book of Psalms opens with Psalms 1-2, for these two psalms serve as an introduction, not only to Book I of the Psalter, but also to the entire Psalter.
This notion can be traced to the Bible, especially the so-called wisdom strand of biblical literature, and it is stated most clearly in the Book of Proverbs and in the Book of Psalms.
One might expect such a hope from a Christian's mouth after so successful a collaboration between Christ tans and Jews over the Book of Psalms that, they both treasure.
The Punjabi Zabur is the metrical translation of the Book of Psalms into the Punjabi language.
convinced that not only the Book of Psalms but the entire corpus of
Among the perspectives are the talent of the distributed author, authorship and inspiration in Late Medieval Central European commentaries on the Book of Psalms, a quest for the author in the universe of Orlando Furioso, the Old Norse eddic author's distributed creativity in The Lay of Thrymr and Skirnir's Journey, and the medieval artist and the conditions of authorship.
As a rabbi intoned verses from the Book of Psalms, Myriam's distraught parents were inconsolable as they stood before her shrouded body.
The lecture also included Bible verses, one which I particularly remember was from the Book of Psalms and according to the rabbi, it described the Holocaust before it happened.
1170-1253) began his lecture course at Oxford University with a philosophical analysis of the nature of things mentioned in the Book of Psalms, including blood, air, mountains and tears.
Yet Alter, working alone, has already published new English versions of the Pentateuch (The Five Books of Moses), I and II Samuel (The David Story), and The Book of Psalms.
The Book of Psalms, often attributed to David in its entirety, probably contains some examples of his compositions in the first 41 psalms.