Book of Psalms Quiz

Answer these questions about the Biblical Book of Psalms.
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Original language in which the Psalms were written
Hebrew
Language from which the word 'Psalm' is derived
Greek
Part of the Bible where the Book of Psalms is found
Old Testament
King to which many of the psalms are accredited
David
Instrument mentioned on numerous occasions, which this king was said to be adept with
Lyre
Form of literature used throughout the Psalms
Poetry
Number of Psalms in most Western Christian and Jewish traditions
150
Hebrew word, found 71 times in the Book of Psalms, with no known translation
Selah
Perhaps the most famous Psalm, 23, begins with this line:
The LORD is my Shepherd
Orthodox Christians often use this psalm when preparing for this rite/ceremony
Eucharist
Psalm 151, accepted as canonical by some Eastern branches of Christianity, concerns David's fight with _______
Goliath
Psalms 72 and 127 may or may not have been authored by this king
Solomon
Number of verses in Psalm 117, making it the shortest chapter in the Bible
2
Psalm with 176 verses, making it the longest chapter in the Bible
119
Book of wisdom which typically follows immediately after the Psalms
Proverbs
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