Book of Psalms

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
2. a collection of Psalms for liturgical use
Syn: ↑Psalter
Hypernyms: ↑prayer book, ↑prayerbook
Part Holonyms: ↑Book of Common Prayer

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

  • 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… …   Wikipedia

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  • 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 —    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, 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… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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  • 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

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