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1. "Psalms" (or more precisely "Psalmoi") was first given as the title to this collection in what translation of the Bible?
2. The word "Psalm" comes from the Greek and is generally used to indicate a song that is:
3. The most common poetic device used in the Psalms is:
4. In which Psalm does David ask, "Create in me a clean heart, O God; and renew a right spirit within me"?
5. What do most scholars think is the meaning of the term "Selah," which is often used in the Psalms?
6. Psalm 119 is unusual in that it is:
7. Psalm 136 says, "O give thanks unto the Lord; for he is good: for his ____ endureth forever" (KJV).
8. This five line Psalm commands us to "Make a joyful noise unto the LORD, all ye lands."
9. Some have actually argued that William Shakespeare had a hand in translating this Psalm for the King James Bible. They say he left several clues.
10. In Psalm 18, the singer says, "The Lord is my rock, and my fortress, and my deliverer; my God, my strength, in whom I will trust; my buckler, and the ___ of my salvation."
11. This is the psalm Christ quotes on the cross, when He is crucified, saying, "My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me?"
12. How many Psalms are attributed to Moses?
13. The numbering of the Psalms in most Protestant and Catholic Bibles differs.
14. What fraction of the Psalms is anonymous?
15. In Psalm 137, the exiled Jews sing of hanging their harps on the willows of what nation?
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