The Book of Psalms by King James Bible
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Beloved book of the Old Testament contains 150 hymns of praise, prayers of crisis and songs of faith fundamental to both Christian and Jewish liturgies. Its English translation in the King James Version of the Bible (1611), from which this edition is reprinted complete and unabridged, is long regarded as a classic of English literature.
 

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Published March 5, 2012 by Dover Publications. 146 pages
Genres: Religion & Spirituality, Education & Reference, Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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The authors' powerful affirmations of faith are in line with their concern over the ""absence today of moral indignation."" Not every reader will agree that our hard times are the result of having forgotten God, but these are intelligent conversations that reflect a deep moral accord between two ...

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The Book of Psalms: A Translation with Commentary by Robert Alter 560pp, WW Norton, £22.

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Examiner

I mean, here is Psalm 1, which the writer says "...is really the introduction to the entire Book of Psalms."

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London Review of Books

And he defends his transformation of the well-known line ‘sweeter also than honey and the honeycomb’ (19) into ‘and sweeter than honey,/quintessence of bees’ – despite his own injunction against multisyllabic Latinate words and the inappropriate alchemical term – by modestly noting: ‘The English ...

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The Gospel Coalition

No matter what comes sweeping down the plains, nothing can separate us from the love of God in Christ.… Read More Worship music is a controversial subject in the church.

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Project MUSE

Medieval Jewish interpreters struggled with this problem, some even venturing to label Psalms divine prophecy.

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Tanner carries the discussion still further in terms of Paul's use of Psalm 19 and the catena of quotations from the Psalms in Romans 3:10-18.

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