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noun as in song of praise

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She tweeted on Thursday that her daughter Chicago, three, and her youngest child Psalm, two, also became sick.

Read Psalm 137, the one that was turned into the catchy reggae song “Rivers of Babylon.”

You can even find out what the first book printed in America was (The Bay Psalm Book).

Another quoted Psalm 137 to speak of the Jews exiled in Babylon longing for Zion.

"Le Dieu, le Fort, l'ternel parlera," was the first line of a favorite Huguenot psalm.

At times he thought to aggravate his victim's sufferings by singing snatches of favorite psalms from the Huguenot psalm-book.

But his fervor was all stage fire, and he would turn in an instant from a denunciatory Psalm to a humorous story.

His cries ceased; her thoughts went off into a dreamy psalm of thanksgiving as his soft mouth pulled at her breast.

According to this gentleman the Boers were a psalm-singing but hypocritical nation addicted to slave-driving.


On this page you'll find 16 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to psalm, such as: hymn, verse, canticle, celebration, chant, and chorale.

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