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Its English name derives from a word that means "to play the harp" in Greek. What biblical book is it?




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Answer: Psalms

The word psalm derives from the Greek psallein, to play the harp. The Hebrew name for the book is Tehillim, praises, thus, most of the 150 Psalms are songs in praise of God, and are intended to be chanted to instrumental accompanyment.


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