number of Psalms with an inscription denoting the purpose of the Psalm
oldest Psalm, written by Moses
approximate dates for the oldest Psalm
author of the oldest Psalm
latest (last) Psalm
mentions Babylonian Captivity
how we know Psalm 137 is the latest Psalm
approximate number of years over which the Psalms were written
True/False: Most psalms do not follow a successive chronological or logical theme
during/shortly after time of David
When did most of the arrangement of the Psalms occur?
scribe credited with much of the current arrangement of the Psalms
man who "sought out" and set in order many Proverbs, and likely had a part in organizing the Psalms of his father
number of sections in the book of Psalms
Book 1 of Psalms has Psalms that are _____________ and collected by ______________.
Davidic, Korahite Levites
Book 2 of Psalms contains psalms that are mostly _______________ and collected by the ____________________.
Book 3 of Psalms contains Psalms that are mostly written by ____________ and collected by _________________.
anonymous/orphan, Ezra, Nehemiah
Book 4 of the Psalms contains mostly __________/ ___________ psalms and are collected by ___________ and __________________.
Book 5 of the Psalms has some Davidic Psalms and some anonymous Psalms, and was collected by _____________ and _______________.
What does each of the five books in Psalms end with?
What does the root of the word doxology, doxosos, mean?
system of Jewish commentaries
In one Jewish Midrash, the five books of Psalms are compared to the _________________
It is said that the book of Psalms is a five-fold book of the _________________ to _______________, as the law is a five-fold book of Jehovah to the congregation
Pentateuch book that speaks of man
Pentateuch book that speaks of unrest and wandering which will cease, and gives us Moses' prayer
Pentateuch book which speaks of deliverance
Pentateuch book that speaks of the sanctuary
Pentateuch book which speaks of thanksgiving for Divine faithfulness and the Word of the Lord
Messianic psalms, royal psalms, passion psalms, psalms of ascent, imprecatory psalms, hallelujah psalms
six special categories of Psalms
humiliation and exaltation of messiah, sorrows and eventual deliverance of Israel, future blessings on all nations through Israel's reigning Messiah
three themes of Messianic Psalms
category of Psalms that overlaps with Messianic
category of psalms that referenced real events but their ultimate fulfillment was in Christ
theme of Royal Psalms
Pilgrim Psalms, Song of Degrees
other names for Psalms of Ascent
Songs sung on the way to Jerusalem
What were Psalms of Ascent?
rehearse and remember the things God had done
purpose of Psalms of Ascent
each psalm was to be sung on the corresponding stair up to Solomon's Temple
alternate interpretation of the purpose of the Psalms of Ascent
number of psalms of ascent ascribed to an author other than David
category of Psalms which was a prayer for God's judgment to fall on someone or evil
love your enemies, God loves everybody
Give some objections towards Imprecatory Psalms
True/False: David's imprecatory psalms were personal in nature.
He judges sin
Imprecatory Psalms are consistent with God's nature in what way?
David prayed imprecatory psalms for whose glory?
True/False: Some imprecatory psalms have prophetic passages within them.
Hebrew word for "praise"
Praise the Lord
literal translation of "Hallelujah"
one specific event or topic
The Hallelujah psalms were psalms of particular praise that focused on :
term for psalms with no titles or ascribed authors
1. music book/hymnal 2. public worship of Israel 3. private prayer and worship
three general usages of Psalms
type of musical song to be sung to a musical accompaniment
means "song", could be played with instruments or sung
fraction of the psalms that are labeled as orphan psalms
type of musical psalm that makes up 1/3 of the total psalms
total number of psalms labeled "mizmor"
total number of psalms labeled "shir"
contemplative poem for instruction
total number of psalms labeled "maskil"
psalm to be sung to musical accompaniment
psalm that was a song for atonement
total number of Mikhtam in the psalms
psalms that were a song of praise
songs of praise
a wandering song
number of Shiggayon in Psalms
a wandering song
number of psalms addressed to the chief musician
musical term used in the Psalms meaning "with stringed instruments"
musical term meaning "with stringed instrument" (singular)
musical term denoting a song should be played with an 8 stringed lute
musical term denoting the psalm was to be sung by women
musical term meaning the psalm was to played by a wind instrument
musical term denoting it was a psalm of grief
Shir Hamma aloth
Hebrew phrase meaning "a song of ascents"
denotes a musical interlude, with its root meaning "to lift up"
number of times the word "selah" is used
an instrument from Gath (not a kid with a lisp)
title meaning sweet psalmist of Isreal/singer, song
term for a singular stringed isntrument
passage for the Great Hallel used in daily services of the Tabernacle
passage for the Egyptian Hallel, which is read at Passover and Feast of Tabernacles to remember God bringing them out of Egypt
demonstrates acceptable devotions, principles of ethical living, theology
three values of Psalms to the church
statement of wisdom often approaching a parable; wisdom gleaned from one's own experience from observation of experiences of others
human author of Proverbs
one of David's wisest advisors who likely gave council to Solomon
wise men, Agur, Lemuel, Solomon's proverbs copied out by Hezekiah's men
three contributors to Proverbs besides Solomon
approximate date of completion of Psalms
Section 1 of Proverbs, the way of wickedness
Proverbs 1:20 - 9:18
Section 2 of Proverbs, the way of wisdom
Section 3 of Proverbs, Godly and ungodly, monarchial proverbs
Section 4 of Proverbs, sayings of the wise
Section 5, of Proverbs, Solomon's proverbs compiled by Hezekiah's men
Section 6 of Proverbs, by Agur
Section 7 of Proverbs, by Lemuel
way of wickedness
theme of Section 1 of Proverbs
sayings of the wise
theme of Section 4 of Proverbs
way of wisdom
theme of Section 2 of Proverbs
Godly and ungodly, monarchial proverbs
theme of Section 3 of Proverbs
know wisdom and instruction, perceive words of understanding, receive instruction, give subtilty to the simple, give young men knowledge and discretion, understand a proverb, and understand the interpretation of a proverb