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Book Description

The Psalms with Introduction and Notes, 2 Vols. Westminster Commentaries
Publication Year:
Methuen & Co. Ltd.
Psalms, Commentary, Old Testament
Copyright Holder:
Public domain

William Emery Barnes [1859-1939], The Psalms with Introduction and Notes, 2 Vols

Table of Contents

  • Prefatory Note by the General Editors
  • Preface
  • List of Abbreviations
  • General Introduction
    1. The Nature of a Psalm
    2. The Title of the Book and Classification of the Contents
    3. Methods of Interpretation
    4. Growth of the Psalter
    5. Authorship and Date of single Psalms
    6. (a) The Piety of the Psalmists . (b) The Psalmists and Christianity (c) The Messianic Hope . (d) Use of Psalms in N.T.
    7. Poetical Form
      1. Condition of the Hebrew Text
      2. The Versions
      1. Psalms: National or Personal
      2. Allusions to the Black Art
      3. Accession Psalms
    8. The Psalms in the Jewish Church
    9. Gentile Psalms
    10. A Select Bibliography
  • Psalms I-XLI. Text, Introductions, Notes
  • Additional Note on viii. 2
  • Psalms XLII-CL. Text, Introductions, Notes
  • Additional Note.The Use of the Psalter in the Book of Common Prayer
  • Index
    • Subjects
    • Passages