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Difference between “Book of Psalms, the” and “psalm-book”

Book of Psalms, thethe book of the Old Testament containing the Psalms:

  • The Book of Psalms contains the productions of different writers. These are called however the Psalms of David, because a great part of them were composed by him.

psalm-booka book containing the Psalms, especially with metrical settings arranged for use in public worship:

  • See this bundle of ballads…. I wheedled an old woman out of these, who loved them better than her psalm-book.