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psalm·ist

 (sä′mĭst)
n.
A writer or composer of psalms.

psalmist

(ˈsɑːmɪst)
n
(Bible) the composer of a psalm or psalms, esp (when capital and preceded by the) David, traditionally regarded as the author of The Book of Psalms

psalm•ist

(ˈsɑ mɪst)

n.
1. an author of psalms.
2. the Psalmist, David, the traditional author of the Psalms.
[1475–85; < Late Latin psalmista]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.psalmist - a composer of sacred songs; "David is called The Psalmist because he is believed to be the author of the Book of Psalms"
composer - someone who composes music as a profession
Translations

psalmist

[ˈsɑːmɪst] Nsalmista m

psalmist

nPsalmist m

psalmist

[ˈsɑːmɪst] nsalmista m
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Indulge yourself," he whispered; "ought not the suggestion of the worthy namesake of the Psalmist to have its weight at such a moment?
The hunter is taken in his own snare, as the great Psalmist says.
A Look at the Transparency and Emotions of the Psalmists
A Tither's Meditation on the Psalms: Were the Psalmists Tithers?
Those of us who value the Bible as our most sacred text often take the perspective of the psalmists and allow the petitionary prayers in the psalms both to put our own desires into words and to shape our understanding of what God could and could not will for us in the situation we now confront.
The psalmist emphasizes that he has sinned against God, and recognizes the brokenness in relationship between the psalmist and his God and the psalmists desire to right that relationship.
Both Jeremiah and the psalmists matched their laments with frequent outbursts of praise.
The psalmists rejoice and give thanks to this Divine Partner whose mighty acts of righteousness and mercy have meant life to Israel.
Rather, like the Servant in Isa 50:4-9, the psalmists affirm both their innocence and trust in God while urging God to act quickly against their enemies (Ps 31:14-18; 69:6-8).
He points out that the lament psalms ought to be read from the situation envisaged at the end of many of these psalms, in a context of thanksgiving and celebration, from which the psalmists look back and recall the time of trial from which they have now been delivered.