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1. A sacred song; a hymn.
2. Psalms(used with a sing. verb) See Table at Bible.
tr.v. psalmed, psalm·ing, psalms
To sing of or celebrate in psalms.

[Middle English, from Old English, from Latin psalmus, from Greek psalmos, from psallein, to play the harp; see pāl- in Indo-European roots.]


(Bible) (functioning as singular) the collection of 150 psalms in the Old Testament. Full title: The Book of Psalms



n. (used with a sing. v.)
a book of the Bible composed of 150 songs, hymns, and prayers.
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Noun1.Psalms - an Old Testament book consisting of a collection of 150 PsalmsPsalms - an Old Testament book consisting of a collection of 150 Psalms
Old Testament - the collection of books comprising the sacred scripture of the Hebrews and recording their history as the chosen people; the first half of the Christian Bible
Hagiographa, Ketubim, Writings - the third of three divisions of the Hebrew Scriptures
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May it encourage you to believe with all your hearts and minds that "The Lord is near to all who call on Him, to all who call on Him in truth" (Psalm 145:18).
David Carlovsky will continue the sermon series, "Sermons from the Psalms," with Psalm 145 at 9 a.m.
Psalm 145 calls upon all creation to give thanks to God.
Psalm 145, colloquially known as Ashrei, is one of the best known biblical passages in the Jewish liturgy.
Matt and his assistant invited the congregation to join in a Prayer Hunt, followed by a memory verse from Psalm 145 chapter 18: "The Lord is near to all who call him, to all who call on him in truth." The Lord's Prayer was spoken in prayer the traditional way and as a modern rap version.
"Every day 1 will bless you, and I will praise your name forever and ever." Psalm 145:2 M
First, ask God for guidance, for he "upholds all who fall" (Psalm 145:14).
A beautiful Pastorale, too, from one of Jarvis's pupils, Elizabeth Tristram, as well as two other 'local' works - the first a dramatic reflection on Psalm 145 by John Benson, the other a commentary on the Magnificat by the late Nicholas Davies, who studied with Lea's founding predecessor, Terence Duffy .
We can all seek God's forgiveness and strength and know the truth of Psalm 145: "The Lord is gracious and full of compassion, slow to anger and great in mercy.
2 Samuel 11:1-15; Psalm 145:10-18; Ephesians 3:14-21; John 6:1-21
Because God is benevolent: "His tender mercies are over all His creatures" (Psalm 145:9), it is upon man, who was created in God's image, to imitate God's kindness in his conduct toward his fellow-creatures.
11am Choral Eucharist, Hymns, Missa Aeterna Christi munera - Palestrina, Psalm 145, Jesu, dulcis memoria - Victoria.