Definition of psalmist
: a writer or composer of especially biblical psalms
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Cole, who draws from both Hebraic and Arabic traditions, is like a modern psalmist who leads readers on a journey filled with wit, awe, and skepticism.
The psalmist expresses this longing to return to God as the source of his life.
Perhaps O’Reilly imagined himself as a modern-day King David, a prophet and psalmist, who with eloquence and persistence, would protect God’s people from the Goliaths of today — most notably the left.
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: a writer of psalms
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