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Summary of Psalms - The Douay Rheims Catholic Bible
The content of Psalms according to the Douay Rheims Roman Catholic Bible scriptures contains a short overview of the main subjects, people, events and ancient topics in the following summary of the Douay Rheims Roman Catholic Bible Scriptures:
- Psalms is book number 43 in the Old Testament of the Catholic Bible. It contains 150 chapters.
- The Psalms are called by the Hebrews Tehillim meaning Hymns of Praise
- The word 'psalms' is derived from the Greek word 'psalmoi meaning "songs sung to a harp"
- The author of the Book of Psalms, of a great part of them at least, was King David but many are of opinion that some of them were made by Asaph and a variety of other authors
- Psalms 1 to 41 – The advice of God to man
Psalms 42 to 72 – The advice of God to Israel
Psalms 73 to 89 -The sanctuary and the Law
Psalms 90 to 106 - Israel and the nations of the earth
Psalms 107 to 150 - God and His Word
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Short Summary of Psalms - The Bible Stories of Psalms taken from the Scriptures
A short summary of the Bible Stories of Psalms taken from the Scriptures. An overview of the main events and Biblical characters found in Psalms together with the famous Bible Stories and brief summary of the Book of Psalms from the Douay Rheims Roman Catholic Bible
- The first book comprises the first 41 Psalms
- These are ascribed to David except 1, 2, 10, and 33, which, though anonymous, may also be ascribed to him.
- The Second Book of Psalms consists of Psalms 42 - 72
- Psalms (42-72), 18 of which are ascribed to David and 1 to Solomon (the 72nd). The rest are anonymous
- The third Book of Psalms contains 17 Psalms (73-89)
- The 86th Psalm is ascribed to David, the 88th to Heman the Ezrahite, and the 89th to Ethan the Ezrahite
- The fourth Book of Psalms also contains 17 Psalms (90-106)
- The 90th is ascribed to Moses, and the 101st and 103rd to David
- The fifth Book of Psalms contains the remaining 44 Psalms
- Of these, 15 are ascribed to David, and the 127th to Solomon
The above summary details the Bible people and summary of important events which occur in the Douay Rheims version of the Catholic Bible scriptures of the Book of Psalms. People of the Roman Catholic faith can this useful short summary of these Bible Scriptures for an online Catholic Bible study course or biblical studies. This brief summary of Psalms is also very useful for Catholic Sunday School lessons and Roman Catholic Bible Study at home.
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