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The Psalms are divided into ______ books.
Psalms/Psalter originally referred to: Then to:
Stringed instruments, songs sung w/ their accompaniment
The traditional Hebrew title of the psalms is:
The first book of Psalms comprises the first ___ Psalms:
The oldest section of the Psalms comprises the first ____ chapters
All of the first 41 Psalms are ascribed to David except chapters:
1, 2, 10 & 33
The 2nd book of Psalms is comprised of chapters:
How many chapters of the 2nd book of Psalms are ascribed to David?
Which Psalm is written by David as a prayer for his son Solomon?
Which Psalms are ascribed to the sons of Korah?
The 3rd book of Psalms is comprised of chapters:
Who is most of the 3rd book of Psalms ascribed to:
Psalm 84-85 & 87-88 are ascribed to who?
The Sons of Korah
Who is Psalm 86 ascribed to?
Who is Psalm 88 ascribed to?
Heman the Ezrahite
Who is Psalm 89 ascribed to?
Ethan the Ezrahite
Which Psalm is ascribed to Heman the Ezrahite?
Which Psalm is ascribed to Ethan the Ezrahite?
Who were Heman & Ethan the Ezrahites?
Wise men from Solomon’s time
Which scripture calls Heman & Ethan the Ezrahites wise men?
1 Kings 4:31
The 4th book of Psalms is comprised of chapters:
Psalm 90 is ascribed to who?
Psalm 101 & 103 are ascribed to who?
The 5th book of Psalms is comprised of which chapters?
The last 44
How many Psalms in book 5 are ascribed to David?
Which Psalm is a charge of David to his son Solomon?
Divide of the 5 books of Psalms by the chapters:
1-41; 42-72; 73-89;
What were each of the 5 books of Psalms concluded with?
What does the word “doxology” mean?
Doxology means a hymn of praise to God
List the 5 doxologies of Psalms:
41:13; 72:18-19; 89:52;
Which Psalms are referred to as “Songs of Ascents”?
What are the “Songs of Ascents?”
The hymns used as the
exiles returned to Jerusalem from Babylon
Why are the “Songs of Ascents” referred to as such?
The exiles “ascended”
up to Jerusalem
Which is the shortest Psalm?
Which is the longest Psalm?
How many verses make up Psalm 119?
How many Hebrew letters are there?
What is “Davids Acrostic Psalm?
Describe how Psalm 119 is composed:
176 verses; stanzas of 8 verses; each
verse of a stanza begins with the same letter of one of the 22 Hebrew letters
(Alpha to Taw)
What is another name for Psalm 119?
David’s Acrostic Psalm
What is Psalm 1 about?
What is Psalm 2 about?
What is Psalm 18 about?
2 Samuel 22:1-51
What is Psalm 20 about?
Prayer before battle
What is Psalm 21 about?
Prayer after battle
What is Psalm 22 about?
Messianic Psalm, Matthew 27:46
What is Psalm 23 about?
Psalm of comfort
What is Psalm 30 about?
Psalm of hope
What is Psalms 32 & 38?
Psalms to help those we counsel to become broken
What is Psalm 51 about?
David’s Psalm of repentance
What is Psalm 63 about?
Psalm praising the values of a relationship with God
What is Psalm 73 about?
Reminds us to not compare ourselves with the world
What is Psalm 90 about?
Psalm of Moses
What is Psalm 96 about?
Psalm that declares God’s glory to the nations
What is Psalm 100 about?
Psalm calling God’s people to worship
What is Psalm 107 about?
CR (Chemical Recovery) Psalm
What is Psalm 119 about?
David’s Acrostic Psalm about God’s Word
What is Psalm 126 about?
The Great Commission Psalm
What is Psalm 136 about?
The Psalm that shows throughout history “His love endures forever!”
What is Psalm 137 about?
The Rivers of Babylon Psalm
What is Psalm 150 about?
The closing Psalm of Praise
What is Psalm 15 about?
People of God keep their oaths
What is Psalm 14 about?
God’s view of atheists
What is Psalm 8 about?
Praise of God and humility before God
What is Psalm 5 about?
Where do the titles "Psalms" and "Psalter" come from?
What is the Septuagint?
The pre Chrisitian Greek translation of the OT
What are Psalms called whose author is not "titled"?