Psalms lesson 2.txt

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Understanding the Psalms study guide
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  1. (True/False) The Psalms are in strict chronological order.
    False
  2. What are the four types of information that are found in the psalm title?
    About the author, historical occasion, the melody, the psalms function
  3. Psalms that do not have an authorship title are called what?
    "orphan psalms"
  4. Name five people whom psalms are attributed in their titles.
    King David, sons of Korah, sons of Asaph, Soloman, Moses
  5. What two other ways can the term "of David" be translated?
    to David or for David
  6. (True/False) It is lkely that the psalms that bear the title "of David" were composed by him.
    True
  7. What do the historical titles pinpoint?
    The event which inspired its writing
  8. All the historical titles concern whom?
    David
  9. How many historical titles are there?
    fourteen
  10. Longman encourages us to view the titles how?
    noncanonical, but reliable early tradition
  11. (True/False) The Psalms were originally composed in response to some life situation
    True
  12. (True/False) The content of the Psalms is remarkably devoid of any references to the particular events that brought them into being.
    True
  13. (True/False) An overall structure to the book of Psalms is easily discerned.
    False
  14. List the divisions of the five books of the books of Psalms.
    • 1-41
    • 42-72
    • 73-89
    • 90-106
    • 107-150
  15. Five books were intentionally created to parallel what?
    the five books of Moses
  16. Each of the five books of the Book of Psalms ends with a -------.
    doxology
  17. Name the two criteria for grouping the Psalms.
    Division of the psalter into five books, Authorship
  18. What does Longman mean by the term updating?
    Taking an old psalm and adding a few verses to the end to make it more relevant
  19. (True/False) The Psalms were used by the ancient Israelites only in public worship.
    False

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