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  • 1 Book of Psalms — noun 1. an Old Testament book consisting of a collection of 150 Psalms • Syn: ↑Psalms • Instance Hypernyms: ↑book • Part Holonyms: ↑Hagiographa, ↑Ketubim, ↑Writings, ↑Old Testament …

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  • 2 PSALMS, BOOK OF — This article is arranged according to the following outline: < <title> > place in the canon number of psalms verse division division into books composition of the psalter date of the psalter ascription to david types of psalms psalms… …

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  • 3 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 …

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  • 4 Psalms — [sämz] n. Bible a book consisting of 150 psalms: abbrev. Psa: also Book of Psalms …

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  • 5 Psalms 146–150 — Psalms 146 150 are the final five psalm in the Book of Psalms. In Judaism, they are recited as a part of daily prayer during Pesukei D Zimrah. They are considered an alternate form of Hallel, and their recitation is considered to be reciting… …

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  • 6 Psalms — Psalm redirects here. For other uses, see Psalm (disambiguation). Hebrew Bible …

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  • 7 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 …

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  • 8 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… …

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  • 9 PSALMS, APOCRYPHAL — Syrian manuscripts have preserved a group of five apocryphal Psalms, one of which is also contained in the Septuagint version of the canonical Book of Psalms. This Psalm, which occurs as a supernumerary in the Septuagint, found its way into the… …

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  • 10 Book of Numbers — Hebrew Bible Tanakh …

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  • 11 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… …

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  • 12 Psalms of Solomon — One of the Pseudepigrapha,Harris, Stephen L., Understanding the Bible. Palo Alto: Mayfield. 1985.] the Psalms of Solomon is a group of eighteen psalms (religious songs or poems) that are not part of any scriptural canon. They are distinct from,… …

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  • 13 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 …

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  • 14 PSALMS —    the religious poetry of ANCIENT JUDAISM found primarily in the Book of Psalms in the HEBREW BIBLE …

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  • 15 psalms — sÉ‘(l)m /sɑːm n. sacred song or hymn from the Book of Psalms in the Bible …

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  • 16 Book of Common Prayer — noun the Anglican service book of the Church of England; has had several revisions since the Reformation and is widely admired for the dignity and beauty of its language • Instance Hypernyms: ↑service book • Part Meronyms: ↑Psalter, ↑Book of… …

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  • 17 Book of Common Prayer — • Includes history and contents Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Book of Common Prayer     Book of Common Prayer     † …

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  • 18 Psalms of Solomon —     Psalms of Solomon     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Psalms of Solomon     Eighteen apocryphal psalms, extant in Greek, probably translated from a Hebrew, or an Aramaic original, commonly assigned to the first century B.C. They contain little of… …

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  • 19 BOOK OF LIFE — BOOK OF LIFE, or perhaps more correctly BOOK OF THE LIVING (Heb. סֵפֶר חַיִּים, Sefer Ḥayyim), a heavenly book in which the names of the righteous are inscribed. The expression Book of Life appears only once in the Bible, in Psalms 69: 29 (28),… …

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  • 20 Book of Wisdom — or Wisdom of Solomon or simply Wisdom is one of the deuterocanonical books of the Bible. It is one of the seven Sapiential or wisdom books of the Septuagint Old Testament, which includes Job, Psalms, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Song of Solomon (Song… …

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