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  1. a book of the Hebrew Bible (the Christian Old Testament), included in the collected works known as the "Writings" or Ketuvim

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  2. Hebrew: Tehilim, תהילים, or "praises"

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  3. The word psalms is derived from the Greek: Psalmoi, originally meaning "songs sung to a harp", from psallein "play on a stringed instrument", Ψαλμοί

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  4. consists of 150 psalms, each of which constitutes a religious song, though one or two are atypically long and may constitute a set of related chants

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  5. Jewish and Muslim traditions posit that the Psalms are the work of David (seventy-three Psalms are with David's name), basing himself on the writings of ten ancient psalmists (including Adam and Moses)

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