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Translation of the Psalms and Canticles with commentary.

by James McSwiney

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Published by Herder in St. Louis .
Written in English


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Paginationxxxii, 659 p.
Number of Pages659
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23349527M

  The Psalms, a prayer book; also, the canticles of the Roman breviary; new English translation, with ecclesiastical approbation, incl. the new Latin version from the Hebrew by the professors of the Pontifical Biblical Institute, authorized by Pope Pius XII; also containing preface, explanatory introductions, verse summaries, reflectionsPages: Psalms clearly refers to the Babylonian captivity. According to many researchers it was Ezra, the priest and scribe, himself who completed the final collection of the Psalms (Ezra ). 2. Purpose of Writing. a) General. The book of Psalms is the first and main book of the third part of the Hebrew Bible, of the "writings" (hebr. ketubim).

Commentaries for the book of Psalm. Psalm 1. The holiness and happiness of a godly man. The sinfulness and misery of a wicked man, The ground and reason of both. Psalm 2. Threatenings against the enemies of Christ's kingdom. Promise to Christ as the Head of this kingdom. Counsel to all, to espouse its interests. Psalm 3. A comparison of the Latin Vulgate in English and the Hebrew Psalms in English, this text contains thorough notes through each Psalm, cross-references other biblical texts, references to numerous targumim, and word comparisons for variants appearing in or related to Arabic, Syriac, Greek, and other languages.

Introduction to Psalms Exposition - Explanatory Notes and Quaint Sayings Hints to the Village Preacher - Works Upon This Psalm TITLE. This Psalm may be regarded as THE PREFACE PSALM, having in it a notification of the contents of the entire is the psalmists's desire to teach us the way to blessedness, and to warn us of the sure destruction of sinners. Liturgy > Liturgical books > Psalter. The Psalter. The Psalter (Gk. Psaltír ion; Slav. Psaltír) contains the Book of Psalms.A "liturgical Psalter" includes the psalms, divided into kathismata, along with the nine Scriptural may also contain the traditional prayers which are used when reciting the Psalter privately.


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Price New from Used from Kindle Author: James McSwiney. However, most of the comments he makes, as far as I've found, are also located in The Psalms: A Commentary by Artur Weiser and that book has more notes which are not found in this volume.

So, there's a trade-off. You can have a slightly slimmer book (this one) or one with extra notes (Weiser's).Cited by: However, most of the comments he makes, as far as I've found, are also located in The Psalms: A Commentary by Artur Weiser and that book has more notes which are not found in this volume.

So, there's a trade-off. You can have a slightly slimmer book (this one) or one with extra notes (Weiser's). Both are great/5(). A brilliant new translation and commentary of one of the Bible s most cherished and powerful books.

Like the Five Books of Moses a cornerstone of the scriptural canon, the Book of Psalms has been a source of solace and joy for countless readers over millennia.

The cleansing purity of its images invites reflection and supplication in times of sorrow/5. texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK Translation of the Psalms and Canticles with commentary Item Preview Translation of the Psalms and Canticles with commentary by McSwiney, James.

Publication date Publisher St. Louis: HerderPages: Now, though in the Synagogue services the Titles are read, or sung equally with the rest of the Psalms, they are invariably omitted in the public prayer of the Church, and are absent from our liturgical books.

Thus are they left to the disputes of critics, who, as we might expect, are by no means unanimous. The following exchange was occasioned by Milton Himmelfarb's article, “Translating the Psalms,” which appeared in the February COMMENTARY. Mitchell Dahood, S. is professor of Ugaritic Language and Literature at the Pontifical Biblical Institute in Rome, and author of a number of works of biblical Himmelfarb is one of our contributing editors.

“The Psalter According to the Seventy” () Translated by the monks of Holy Transfiguration Monastery. This is the book of Psalms of the Old Testament, in an English translation from the Septuagint version. The Psalms of David: Translated from the Septuagint Greek, translated by Donald Sheehan, Wipf & Stock, Eugene, OR, This summary of the book of Psalms provides information about the title, author (s), date of writing, chronology, theme, theology, outline, a brief overview, and the chapters of the Book of Psalms.

The titles "Psalms" and "Psalter" come from the Septuagint (the pre-Christian Greek translation of the OT), where they originally referred to. Robert Alter's "The Book of Psalms" captures the simplicity, the physicality and the coiled rhythmic power of the Hebrew, restoring the remarkable eloquence of these ancient poems.

His learned and insightful commentary shines a light on the obscurities of the text/5(). Although not Catholic, but there is an excellent book by an Orthodox priest on the Psalms called “Christ in the Psalms” by Fr.

Patrick Henry Reardon. He does an excellent job of interpreting each Psalm in light of the revelation of Christ, and incorporates much from both Eastern and Western tradition in his reflections. Read Psalms commentary using Matthew Henry Commentary on the Whole Bible (Complete).

Study the bible online using commentary on Psalms and more. Audio Books & Poetry Community Audio Computers & Technology Music, Full text of "The Psalter of the Psalms of David and certain canticles with a translation and exposition in English" See other formats. One of Newsweek’s Best Books of the Year and winner of the Robert Kirsch Award for Lifetime Achievement.

A cornerstone of the scriptural canon, the Book of Psalms has been a source of solace and joy for countless readers over millennia. This timeless poetry is beautifully wrought by a scholar whose translation of the Five Books of Moses was hailed as a “godsend” by /5().

The NETS translation of the book of Psalms has been based primarily on the edition of Alfred Rahlfs, Psalmi cum Odis(Septuaginta: Vetus Testamentum Graecum Auctoritate Academiae Litterarum Gottingensis ed-itum X [Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, ()]).

Although Rahlfs is not a full-fledged criti-File Size: KB. The Book of Psalms: A Translation with Commentary - Ebook written by Robert Alter.

Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Book of Psalms: A Translation with Commentary/5(7).

Genre/Form: Commentaries: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Bible. Psalms. English. McSwiney. Translation of the Psalms and Canticles. This is a little-known work by St. Alphonsus, a commentary on the psalms arranged according to the order of prayer in the old Roman breviary as it existed in his day.

It helps to have some knowledge of the Catholic liturgy to fully appreciate the book. After an introduction about the Divine Office and the psalms, Alphonsus reviews individual psalms/5(18).

Free Bible commentary on the Book of Psalms in Easy English Book 5 (Psalms - )» Psalms in one file [or download in R TF format] You should not use it as your only start for a new translation into another language.

The files are either in HTML or RTF format. WASHINGTON--On July 1, the USCCB purchased the copyrights to the Revised Grail Psalter and the Old and New Testament Canticles translated by the monks of Conception Abbey in Missouri. The two texts will now together be titled Abbey Psalms and Canticles and will gradually be incorporated into the Church’s official liturgical books.

1 Psalms the coverdal e translation yt= o65] p[edited by w. s. peterson and valerie macys This modern-spelling electronic version of Miles Cover- dale’s Psalter was uploaded to my Web site Little Gidding: En- glish Spiritual Traditions1 in September It may of courseFile Size: KB.Best Resources on Psalms The book of Psalms in modern Protestant Bibles includes poetic compositions meant to be sung or spoken by God’s people.

The psalms are directed at Yahweh as listener and are intended to express the full range of human emotion for various individual and group settings, such as praise, thanksgiving, petition, and.Genre/Form: Commentaries: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Bible.

Psalms. English. Translation of the Psalms and Canticles with commentary.