Psalms 96-118 Questions and Answers

Questions and Answers on Psalms 96-118Psalms 96-118 Questions and Answers

Psalms 96-118 include some of the psalms of David and the others by unknown author(s) which are both prayers and praises to God.

Psalm 98 is almost the same as Psalm 97. Yes, they are similar but still different. Perhaps they are by the same writer, written at similar times.

According to Psalm 100 is it wrong NOT to sing in church? We are commanded to sing to God. In the New Testament we are commanded in Ephesians 5: 9 and Colossians 3:16 to sing to the Lord.

Who was praying in Psalm 102? I am not sure. The author is unknown. If it is not David it could have been one of the sons of Korah.

Why does some Psalm of David sound like they are repeating themselves? Maybe because they are by the same author and David had to continually remind himself in all of his similar problems.

In Psalm 105 they talk about what God did to get His people free. Yes, when He delivered them from the bondage of Egypt and led them safely in the wilderness to the land of Canaan.

Who was talking in Psalm 105, Psalm 100 and 107? Psalms 100 and 105 –the author is unknown, Psalm 107 – most likely it was King David.

What does “psaltery” mean? A psaltery is a harp-like instrument.

Are these towns: Shechem, Succoth, Philistia, Manasseh and Ephraim which are mentioned in Psalm 108? These are not towns but area of the world.

What does it mean from the “womb of the morning” in Psalm 110:3? This is a metaphor meaning from very early in the morning.

Who was talking in Psalm 111? The author is unknown. The same person probably wrote both Psalm 111 and 112.

Who was talking in Psalm 112? Probably the same person who wrote Psalm 111.

Who was talking Psalm 113? The author is unknown.

Who was talking in Psalm 114? The author is unknown.

If they were prayers, they were very heartfelt. Yes, they are.

In Psalm 115 are they talking about a time back in Moses’ day? Psalm 114 refers to Moses’ time.

In Psalm 116 is a nice prayer. Yes, it very nice.

Finished with Psalms 96-118? Continue with Psalm 119.

Mary Jane

I'm Mary Jane, child of God, wife of Joe, mom to furry little ones, writer and author of The Faith Series devotionals. Trying every day to be better this day than I was yesterday in every part of my life. Thank you for visiting.

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