The Book of Psalms (Tiberian: Təhillîm; Modern: Tehillim, תְהִלִּים, or "praises"), commonly referred to simply as Psalms, is a book of the Hebrew Bible, the Christian Bible, and the Islamic Zabur. Taken together, its 150 poems "express virtually the full range of Israel's religious faith."
Read more about Psalms: Etymology, Composition and Numbering, Authorship and Ascriptions, Sections of The Book, Psalm Forms, Use of The Psalms in Jewish Ritual, The Psalms in Christian Worship, Psalms in The Rastafari Movement
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... and Hopkins wrote metrical versions of some of the psalms ... who in around 1540 made verse versions of the six penitential Psalms ... His version of Psalm 130, the famous De profundis clamavi, begins From depth of sin and from a deep despair, From depth of death, from depth of heart's sorrow From this deep ...
... There are also multiple contemporary popular artists, such as Soul-Junk, Shane and Shane, and Enter the Worship Circle, who have set multiple psalms to music on various albums. ...
... The codex contains entire of the New Testament with Book of Psalms, on 409 parchment leaves – 510 with Psalms – (size 17 cm by 12.5 cm) ... Acts, Catholic epistles, Pauline epistles, Apocalypse, and Psalms ...
... By 1658, the first fifty psalms had been translated into ballad metre due to the work of Dugald Campbell, John Stewart and Alexander McLaine ... A manuscript of the final 100 psalms was produced in 1691 with the entire Gaelic psalter, with revisions to the 'first fifty' being produced in 1694 ... The Gaelic Metrical Psalms are used to this day in the Scottish Highland Presbyterian Churches where the practice of lining out is used, in accordance with the Westminster ...
Famous quotes containing the word psalms:
“Behold, I was shapen in iniquity; and in sin did my mother conceive me.”
—Bible: Hebrew Psalms 51:5.
“They that go down to the sea in ships, that do business in great waters, these see the works of the Lord and his wonders in the deep.”
—Bible: Hebrew Psalms 107:23-24.
“Lord, make me to know mine end, and the measure of my days, what it is; that I may know how frail I am.”
—Bible: Hebrew Psalms 39:4.