- Is one of six psalms (113-118) of which Hallel is composed. On all days when Hallel is recited, this psalm is recited in its entirety.
- Is recited on the first and/or eighth days of Passover in some traditions.
Since the sixth century, the psalm has been used as a reading at Christian burial services, and also in ministry to those who are dying. It has also been read at Easter Day services, as Israel's deliverance from slavery is seen as a metaphor for deliverance from sin.
St. Benedict of Nursia choose this psalm as one of the Psalms sung for the offices of Vespers. Since the early Middle Ages, Psalm 114 has been performed at the office of Vespers on Monday, according to the rule of St. Benedict(530AD The recite it continuously the following psalm verse to our Sed, which vivimus, benedicimus Domino hoc ex nunc and usque in Saeculum., Still as Psalm 11310.
In the Liturgy of Hours today, the first part of Psalm 114 is sung or recited Vespers Sunday but the first semaine11.
In popular culture
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- The Complete Artscroll Siddur page 633
- The Artscroll Tehillim page 329
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- Phillips 2001, p. 225.
- Harn & Strawn 2009, p. 297.
- Psalm Verses of the Orthodox Liturgy 2000, p. 62.
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- Psalm Verses of the Orthodox Liturgy 2000, p. 103.
- Règle de saint Benoît, (traduction par Prosper Guéranger, Abbaye Saint-Pierre de Solesmes, réimpression 2007) p47.
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- Hamlin 2004, p. 108-109.
- Hamlin, Hannibal (2004). Psalm Culture and Early Modern English Literature. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 978-0-521-83270-0.
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- Phillips, John (2001). Exploring Psalms: An Expository Commentary. Kregel Academic. ISBN 978-0-8254-3493-8.
- Psalm Verses of the Orthodox Liturgy: According to the Greek and Slav Usages. St Vladimir's Seminary Press. 2000. ISBN 978-1-879038-93-6.