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Psalm 1: Author: Unknown
   Category: Wisdom Psalm
   Theme: The Righteous and the Wicked Contrasted
Psalm 2: Author: David
   Category: Messianic and Royal Psalm
   Theme: The Reign of the LORD'S Anointed
Psalm 3: Author: David
   Category: Lament (of individual) Psalm
   Theme: Morning Prayer of Trust in God. A Psalm of David,
           when he fled from Absolom his son.
Psalm 4: Author: David
   Category: Lament (of individual) Psalm
   Theme: Evening Prayer of Trust in God. From the choir
          director; on stringed instruments.
     (Note: Psalm 3 and 4 are linked, but were never one psalm)
Psalm 5: Author: David
   Category: Lament Psalm
   Theme: Prayer for Protection from the Wicked. For the
          choir director; for flute accompaniment.
Psalm 6: Author: David
   Category: Lament (of penitence) Psalm
   Theme: Prayer for Mercy in Time of Trouble. For the choir
        director; with stringed instruments, upon an eight-string
Psalm 7: Author: David
   Category: Lament Psalm
   Theme: The LORD Implored to Defend the Psalmist against
           the Wicked. A Shiggaion of David, which he sang to the
           LORD concerning Cush, a Benjamite.
Psalm 8: Author: David
   Category: both Wisdom and Psalm of Praise
   Theme: The LORD'S Glory and Man's Dignity. For the choir
          director; on the Gittith.
Psalm 9: Author: David
   Category: Psalm of: Lament, Praise and Trust (originally combined with Psalm 10)
   Theme: A Psalm of Thanksgiving for God's Justice. For the
          choir director; on Muth-labben.
Psalm 10: Author : Unknown. Not identified in the Bible,
           but probably David since 9 and 10 were once one Psalm.
   Category: Psalm of Lament, Praise and Trust
   Theme: A Prayer for the Overthrow of the Wicked.

[ categories identified by Radmacher, 646-655]
[ themes and authors provided by NASB Giant Print Reference Bible Updated Edition ]

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