"Hymns, Sacred Songs"
537 BC
Bible Division
Songs of Life with God
Psalms is like the hymnal for the Jews. It contains 150 poems that are often set to music. They tell stories of history, of prophecy and most importantly, of maintaining a relationship with God and each other.
4004 BC2021 AD
1062 BC — 444 BC



Chapter Outline

1. BOOK 1: Blessed is the man who doesn't walk in the counsel of the wicked2. Why do the nations rage and the peoples plot a vain thing?3. O Lord how my adversaries have increased!4. Answer me when I call God of my righteousness.5. Give ear to my words O Lord. Consider my meditation.6. O Lord don't rebuke me in your anger7. O Lord my God I take refuge in you8. O Lord our Lord how majestic is your name in all the earth9. I will give thanks to the Lord with my whole heart10. Why do you stand far off O Lord?11. In the Lord I take refuge12. Help O Lord; for the godly man ceases13. How long O Lord? Will you forget me forever?14. The fool has said in his heart There is no God.15. O Lord who shall dwell in your sanctuary?16. Preserve me God for in you do I take refuge.17. Hear O Lord my righteous plea; Give ear to my prayer18. I love you O Lord my strength.19. The heavens declare the glory of God. The expanse shows his handiwork.20. May the Lord answer you in the day of trouble.21. The king rejoices in your strength O Lord!22. My God my God why have you forsaken me?23. The Lord is my shepherd: I shall lack nothing.24. The earth is the Lord's with its fullness25. To you O Lord do I lift up my soul.26. Judge me O Lord for I have walked in my integrity.27. The Lord is my light and my salvation. Whom shall I fear?28. To you O Lord I call. My rock don't be deaf to me29. Ascribe to the Lord you sons of the mighty30. I will extol you O Lord for you have raised me up31. In you O Lord I take refuge. Let me never be disappointed.32. Blessed is he whose disobedience is forgiven whose sin is covered.33. Rejoice in the Lord you righteous! Praise is fitting for the upright.34. I will bless the Lord at all times. His praise will always be in my mouth.35. Contend O Lord with those who contend with me.36. There is no fear of God before his eyes.37. Don't fret because of evildoers38. O Lord don't rebuke me in your wrath39. I will watch my ways so that I don't sin with my tongue.40. I waited patiently for the Lord. He turned to me and heard my cry.41. Blessed is he who considers the poor. The Lord will deliver him.42. BOOK 2: As the deer pants for the water brooks so my soul pants after you God.43. Vindicate me God and plead my cause against an ungodly nation.44. We have heard with our ears God; our fathers have told us45. My heart overflows with a noble theme46. God is our refuge and strength a very present help in trouble.47. Oh clap your hands all you nations. Shout to God with the voice of triumph!48. Great is the Lord and greatly to be praised49. Hear this all you peoples. Listen all you inhabitants of the world50. The Mighty One calls the earth from sunrise to sunset.51. Have mercy on me God according to your loving kindness.52. Why do you boast of mischief mighty man?53. The fool has said in his heart There is no God.54. Save me God by your name. Vindicate me in your might.55. Listen to my prayer God. Don't hide yourself from my supplication.56. Be merciful to me God for man wants to swallow me up.57. Be merciful to me God be merciful to me for my soul takes refuge in you.58. Do you indeed speak righteousness silent ones?59. Deliver me from my enemies my God.60. God you have rejected us. You have broken us down.61. Hear my cry God. Listen to my prayer.62. My soul rests in God alone. My salvation is from him.63. God you are my God. I will earnestly seek you.64. Hear my voice God in my complaint.65. Praise waits for you God in Zion. To you shall vows be performed.66. Make a joyful shout to God all the earth!67. May God be merciful to us bless us and cause his face to shine on us.68. Let God arise! Let his enemies be scattered!69. Save me God for the waters have come up to my neck!70. Hurry God to deliver me. Come quickly to help me O Lord.71. In you O Lord I take refuge. Never let me be disappointed.72. God give the king your justice; your righteousness to the royal son.73. BOOK 3: Surely God is good to Israel to those who are pure in heart.74. God why have you rejected us forever?75. We give thanks to you God. We give thanks for your Name is near.76. In Judah God is known. His name is great in Israel.77. My cry goes to God! Indeed I cry to God for help78. Hear my teaching my people. Turn your ears to the words of my mouth.79. They have defiled your holy temple. They have laid Jerusalem in heaps.80. Hear us Shepherd of Israel you who lead Joseph like a flock81. Sing aloud to God our strength! Make a joyful shout to the God of Jacob!82. God presides in the great assembly. He judges among the gods.83. God don't keep silent. Don't keep silent and don't be still God.84. How lovely are your dwellings O Lord Almighty!85. O Lord you have been favorable to your land.86. Hear O Lord and answer me for I am poor and needy.87. His foundation is in the holy mountains.88. O Lord the God of my salvation I have cried day and night before you.89. I will sing of the loving kindness of the Lord forever.90. BOOK 4: Lord you have been our dwelling place for all generations.91. He who dwells in the secret place of the Most High92. It is a good thing to give thanks to the Lord93. The Lord reigns! He is clothed with majesty!94. O Lord you God to whom vengeance belongs shine forth.95. Oh come let's sing to the Lord. Let's shout aloud to the rock of our salvation!96. Sing to the Lord a new song! Sing to O Lord all the earth.97. The Lord reigns! Let the earth rejoice! Let the multitude of islands be glad!98. Sing to the Lord a new song for he has done marvelous things!99. The Lord reigns! Let the peoples tremble.100. Shout for joy to the Lord all you lands!101. I will sing of loving kindness and justice.102. Hear my prayer O Lord! Let my cry come to you.103. Praise the Lord my soul! All that is within me praise his holy name!104. Bless the Lord my soul. O Lord my God you are very great.105. Give thanks to the Lord! Call on his name!106. Praise the Lord! Give thanks to O Lord for he is good107. BOOK 5: Give thanks to the Lord for he is good; his loving kindness endures forever.108. My heart is steadfast God. I will sing and I will make music with my soul.109. God of my praise don't remain silent110. The Lord says to my Lord Sit at my right hand111. I will give thanks to the Lord with my whole heart112. Blessed is the man who fears the Lord113. Praise you servants of the Lord praise the name of the Lord.114. When Israel went forth out of Egypt115. Not to us O Lord not to us but to your name give glory116. I love the Lord because he listens to my voice and my cries for mercy.117. Praise the Lord all you nations! Extol him all you peoples!118. Give thanks to the Lord for he is good; his loving kindness endures forever.119. Blessed are those whose ways are blameless120. In my distress I cried to the Lord. He answered me.121. I will lift up my eyes to the hills. Where does my help come from?122. I was glad when they said to me Let's go to the Lord's house!123. To you I do lift up my eyes you who sit in the heavens.124. If it had not been the Lord who was on our side let Israel now say125. Those who trust in the Lord are as Mount Zion which can't be moved126. When the Lord brought back those who returned to Zion127. Unless the Lord builds the house they labor in vain who build it.128. Blessed is everyone who fears the Lord who walks in his ways.129. Many times they have afflicted me from my youth up.130. Out of the depths I have cried to you O Lord.131. O Lord my heart isn't haughty nor my eyes lofty132. O Lord remember David and all his affliction133. See how good and how pleasant it is for brothers to live together in unity!134. Look! Praise the Lord all you servants of the Lord135. Praise the name of the Lord! Praise him you servants of the Lord136. Give thanks to the Lord for he is good; his loving kindness endures forever.137. By the rivers of Babylon we sat down wept remembered Zion.138. I will give you thanks with my whole heart.139. O Lord you have searched me and you know me.140. Deliver me O Lord from the evil man. Preserve me from the violent man;141. O Lord I have called on you. Come to me quickly!142. I cry with my voice to the Lord. With my voice I ask the Lord for mercy.143. Hear my prayer O Lord. Listen to my petitions.144. Blessed be the Lord my rock who teaches my hands to war145. I will exalt you my God the King. I will praise your name forever and ever.146. Praise the Lord my soul.147. It is good to sing praises to our God148. Praise the Lord from the heavens! Praise him in the heights!149. Sing to the Lord a new song his praise in the assembly of the saints.150. Praise God in his sanctuary! Praise him in his heavens for his acts of power!

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