This section contains Psalms 1-50 with numbers, chapters and text of individual verses taken from the King James Bible Online. Free, online access to study a short summary and the words contained in the chapters and verses of Psalms 1-50 from the Book of Psalms for Bible Study or Sunday School lessons. Click the links to access the chapters and verses of the Book of Psalms:
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The Poetry of Psalms
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Summary of the Book of Psalms - Psalms 1-50
The content of the Book of Psalms according to the King James Bible Online (KJV) contains a short overview of the main subjects, people, events and ancient topics in the following summary of this Book in the Holy Bible:
- Psalms is book number 19 in the Old Testament of the 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
- Summary of the content of the Book of Psalms:
- 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 most famous Psalms in the 1-50 sectionn are:
- Psalm 22 - My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me - important during the season of Lent
- Psalm 23, The Lord is My Shepherd - its words of comfort are chosen for church funeral services
- Psalm 51, Have mercy on me O God (the Miserere) widely used in the sacrament of repentance or confession
Each of the Psalms 1-50 have a short summary and information for an on line Bible study course or biblical studies. These summaries also very useful for Sunday School lessons and Bible Study at home.
Psalms Bible Study - Psalms 1-50
The following verses from the Book of Psalms prompts the most interest from readers of Online Bibles and possibly of interest to people who are taking an on line Bible Study course or undertaking general Biblical studies or Bible study at home:
The above links provide instant access to the verses of particular interest from the Book of Psalms. We hope that these references prove helpful to readers of the Bible and those who are taking an on line Bible Study course or undertaking Bible study at home.
The Book of Psalms - Psalms 1-50
We hope that you find the complete content of the Psalms helpful to your Bible studies and for references which allow you to read the books and individual verses of the Book of Psalms. The Book of Psalms offers free, online access to study passages, for Biblical studies, contained in the words, text and verses of the scripture.
3:1 Lord, how are they increased that trouble me! many are they that rise up against me.
3:2 Many there be which say of my soul, There is no help for him in God. Selah.
3:3 But thou, O LORD, art a shield for me; my glory, and the lifter up of mine head.
3:4 I cried unto the LORD with my voice, and he heard me out of his holy hill. Selah.
3:5 I laid me down and slept; I awaked; for the LORD sustained me.
3:6 I will not be afraid of ten thousands of people, that have set themselves against me round about.
3:7 Arise, O LORD; save me, O my God: for thou hast smitten all mine enemies upon the cheek bone; thou hast broken the teeth of the ungodly.
3:8 Salvation belongeth unto the LORD: thy blessing is upon thy people. Selah.
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