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n. (plural of psalm English)


The Book of Psalms ( or , Tehillim, "praises"), commonly referred to simply as Psalms or "the Psalms", is the first book of the Ketuvim ("Writings"), the third section of the Hebrew Bible, and a book of the Christian Old Testament. The title is derived from the Greek translation, ψαλμοί psalmoi, meaning "instrumental music" and, by extension, "the words accompanying the music." The book is an anthology of individual psalms, with 150 in the Jewish and Western Christian tradition and more in the Eastern Christian churches. Many of the psalms are linked to the name of King David, although his authorship is not accepted by modern Bible scholars.

Psalms (Shane & Shane album)

Carry Away is the first studio album by contemporary worship duo Shane & Shane. The album was released on June 4, 2002 by Inpop Records, and was self-produced.

Psalms (Bruckner)

Anton Bruckner composed five psalms settings during his life, the earliest Psalm 114 in 1852, the last, Psalm 150 in 1892.

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John Hopkins and Robert Wisdom completed the translation of the Psalms, which Fuller in his history says was at first derided and scoffed at as piety rather than poetry, adding that the good gentleman had drunk more of Jordan than of Helicon.

Some have made libellous verses in abuse of them, and no wonder if songs were made on the translators of the Psalms, seeing drunkards made them on David the author thereof.

There was the regular drilling for the church services, to be sure: solfeggi and psalms, psalms and solfeggi--always apt to degenerate, under a pedant, into the dreariest of mechanical routine.

But there are many other psalms and passages of psalms only second to the fifty-first Psalm, such as the twenty-second, the thirtyeighth, the sixty-ninth, and the hundred-and-thirtieth.

Jacob, and in Job, and in David, and in a thousand sin-sick souls of whose psalms of remorse and repentance the world cannot contain all the books that should be written.

Let us mix his name with all the psalms and prayers and sermons of this Communion season.

For, while other students are spending their days and their nights on the ancient classics of Greece and Rome, the student who is to be a minister is buried in the Psalms, in the Gospels, and in the Epistles.

Till, not in his pulpit work only, but in such conventional, commonplace, and monotonous exercises as his family worship, he so read the Scriptures and so sang the psalms that his family worship was continually yielding him fruit as well as his public ministry.

And let that teach you how to be affected with psalms and hymns of thanksgiving.

So it was with William Law, till he wakened the maids in the rooms below with his psalms and his hymns as he went into his vestry and put on his singing robes so early every morning.

You may not understand also, at first, why this grand 104th Psalm was chosen as one of the special Psalms for Whitsuntide, - what it has to do with the Holy Ghost, the Comforter, the Spirit of God.

Antiphonere: A book of anthems, or psalms, chanted in the choir by alternate verses.