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  • proper n. A book of the Old Testament of the Bible, and of the Tanakh.

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  • n. an Old Testament book consisting of a collection of 150 Psalms


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  • Her _Spirit of the Psalms_, published in 1829, was a collection of lyrics founded on the Biblical Psalms.

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  • The distinguishing feature of the Psalms is their devotional character.

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  • However, they certainly have and privately read a book which they call the Psalms of David, in Arabic and Persian, to which are added some prayers of, Jonas, and others. 2 This M.. Reland supposes to be a translation from our copies (though no doubt falsified in more places than one); but M. D'Herbelot says it contains not the same Psalms which are in our Psalter, being no more than an extract from thence mixed with other very different pieces. 3 The easiest way to reconcile these two learned gentlemen, is to presume that they speak of different copies.

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  • There is a prediction in Psalms that the Sinners will go to Hell, similar to what Jesus says:

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  • It uses the propers and appropriate Psalms from the modern Roman Missal to put together a complete music program for Mass.

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  • In other words: in Psalms these two terms are very clear labels for believers and unbelievers within Israel.

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  • The Book of Psalms is a compilation of songs for liturgical use.

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  • If you have an online Bible source, such as E-Sword, you can do a convenient search of the word "blessed" in Psalms, Proverbs, and Matthew, which will reveal that the person who is to be happy, is the person who will do what is right, no matter what the risk.

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  • Indeed, the Bible says that in Psalms 1: "Don't sit in the mocker's seat."

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  • If I do, I shall not do it without the testimony of great learned men, both ancient and modern: but even the name Psalms will speak for me; which being interpreted is nothing but songs.

    English literary criticism


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