noun, plural in form but singular in construction
\ ˈsämz How to pronounce Psalms (audio) , ˈsälmz, ˈsȯmz, ˈsȯlmz How to pronounce Psalms (audio) \

Definition of Psalms

: a collection of sacred poems forming a book of canonical Jewish and Christian Scripture — see Bible Table

First Known Use of Psalms

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Psalms.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Sep. 2020.

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