As for the Psalms, the Bible never says that David wrote them.
Actually, it would be about a millennium after David lived that anyone proposed that he was the author of the Psalms.
The Hebrew word for “waterspout,” as used in the book of Psalms, could also be translated as “waterfall.”
The Psalms remain the language of joy and sorrow for people everywhere.
The girl pressed up against my elbow is fervently reading Tehilim (Psalms) by the light of her phone.
Luther had already translated several fragments of the Holy Scripture; the seven penitential Psalms had been his first task.
Grandfather put on silver-rimmed spectacles and read several Psalms.
If he has any of the Psalms done, they need not be waiting for company.
These might be sentences from the Psalms; they are as religious as anything Hebraic.
She liked to hear the chanting—such as it was—and the old Psalms, and to join in the Morning Hymn.
Old English psealm, salm, partly from Old French psaume, saume, partly from Church Latin psalmus, from Greek psalmos "song sung to a harp," originally "performance on stringed instrument; a plucking of the harp" (cf. psaltes "harper"), from psallein "play on a stringed instrument, pull, twitch" (see feel (v.)).
Used in Septuagint for Hebrew mizmor "song," especially the sort sung by David to the harp. Related: Psalmodize; psalmody. After some hesitation, the pedantic ps- spelling prevailed in English, as it was in many neighboring languages (German, French, etc.), but English is almost alone in not pronouncing the p-.