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The book of Psalms, also known as "the Psalter", a collection of many poems and hymns from ancient Israel and Judah.

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In Psalm 139 - Does God use His Book (סִפְרְךָ) to document 'our design' or 'our time' on Earth?

In Psalm 139 - Does God use His Book (סִפְרְךָ) to document 'our design' or 'our time' on Earth? Tehillim (Psalms) 139:16 [MT] : "Your eyes saw my unformed body, and on Your Book they were all ...
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How should we understand “…, the ancient heavens … (NIV, NIVUK)” and why is the translation different in other versions like CJB, NABRE?

Psalms 68:33:- “to him who rides across the highest heavens, the ancient heavens, who thunders with mighty voice.”
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Psalm 139:13 says that God knits us in our mother's womb. If Jesus creates all things, and not God, then who knitted Jesus in his mother's womb?

Psalm 139:13-16 ESV For you formed my inward parts; you knitted me together in my mother’s womb. I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Wonderful are your works; my soul knows it very ...
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“Who heals all your diseases (anguish?)” Psalm 103:3b

Is there a linguistic link between the Hebrew word ﬨחﬥאים [“diseases” (Psalm 103:3b)] and חול [“whirl,dance,writhe,anguish” (Esther 4:4, “…and she writhed in anxiety (BDB: Hithpalpel))]?
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Is Psalm 2 referencing the Tower of Babel?

“Why do the nations rage and the peoples plot in vain? The kings of the earth set themselves, and the rulers take counsel together, against the Lord and against his Anointed, saying, “Let us burst ...
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What is the meaning of "The days" in Psalm 139:16?

"And in Your book they all were written, The days fashioned for me," N.K.J.V. If David believed some of his days had been fashioned by God, he might, I suggest, have not included the day when "Then ...
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Should Psalm 104 be read as a commentary on Genesis 1 or vice versa?

Should Psalm 104 be read as a commentary on Genesis 1 or vice versa? What does scholarly consensus say about when Psalm 104 and Genesis 1 was written?
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Which one of these three Latin translations are correct?

The translations in the Vulgata and the Nova Vulgata of Psalm 27 (26) are very different. Psalm 27:8 (26:8) is very interesting Vulgata says: Tibi dixit cor meum, exquisivit te facies mea; faciem ...
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Geerhardus von Rad's work abbreviated 'ThW' by Hans-Joachim Kraus in his commentary on Psalm 3

In reading through the text Psalms 1-59 by Hans-Joachim Kraus, he references a work by G. von Rad with the abbreviation 'ThW' (Psalm 3, p140). For the life of me, I've been unable to figure out this ...
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Does Psalm 19 lack any reference to the fifth commandment to honor one's parents?

In studying Psalm 19, which extols God's law, I have found positive or negative references to nine of the Ten Commandments, the sole exception being the commandment to honor your father and mother. ...
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Is Revelation 21:23 an allusion from Psalm 119:105 [118:105 LXX]?

The new heaven and earth described in Revelation has a city with no need of the light of either the sun or the moon: And the city has no need of sun or moon to shine on it, for the glory of God gives ...
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What is the purpose of the Lord in killing the gentile kings (Psalm 110:5-6)?

Part of Psalm 110 reads as follows (Webster translation): 110:5 The Lord at thy right hand will strike through kings in the day of his wrath. 110:6 He will judge among the heathen, he will fill ...
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Is Psalm 110:6-7 an allusion to Judges 7:4-8?

BSB Psalm 110: 6He will judge the nations, heaping up the dead; He will crush the leaders far and wide. 7He will drink from the brook by the road; therefore He will lift up His head. NIV ...
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