Psalms

noun

ˈsämz How to pronounce Psalms (audio)
ˈsälmz,
ˈsȯmz,
ˈsȯlmz How to pronounce Psalms (audio)
plural in form but singular in construction
: a collection of sacred poems forming a book of canonical Jewish and Christian Scripture see Bible Table

Word History

First Known Use

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Psalms was before the 12th century

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“Psalms.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Psalms. Accessed 31 Jan. 2023.

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Psalms

noun
: a collection of sacred poems forming a book of canonical Jewish and Christian Scripture see bible table
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