Psalm 111

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Psalm 111 is the 111th psalm from the Book of Psalms.

Psalm 111, 112 and 119 are the only Psalms that are acrostic by phrase in the Bible;[1] that is, each 7-9 syllable phrase begins with each letter of the Hebrew alphabet in order.

Uses[edit]

Judaism[edit]

Protestantism[edit]

This is a Psalm of praise to God for:

  • His great works v.2
  • His enduring Righteousness v.3
  • His grace and compassion v.4
  • His provision v.5
  • Truth and Justice v.7
  • Redemption for His people v.9
  • Granting of wisdom to those who revere him v.10

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pratico, Gary Basics of Bible Hebrew p.6 Copyright 2001
  2. ^ The Complete Artscroll Machzor for Rosh Hashanah page 323, 461
  3. ^ The Complete Artscroll Siddur page 2