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Psalms 81 - 89

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Psalm 81: Author: Asaph
   Category: Psalm of Admonition and Praise
   Theme: God's Goodness and Israel's Waywardness.
            For the choir director; on the Gittith.
Psalm 82: Author: Asaph
   Category: Wisdom Psalm
   Theme: Unjust Judgments Rebuked.
Psalm 83: Author: Asaph
   Category: Psalm of Lament (imprecatory)
   Theme: God Implored to Confound His Enemies.
Psalm 84: Author: the Sons of Korah
   Category: Song of Zion
   Theme: Longing for the Temple Worship.
          For the choir director; on the Gittith.
Psalm 85: Author: the Sons of Korah
   Category: Psalm of Trust and Restoration
   Theme: Prayer for God's Mercy upon the Nation.
           For the choir director.

Psalm 86: Author: David
   Category: Lament Psalm
   Theme: A Psalm of Supplication and Trust.
                A Prayer of David.
Psalm 87: Author: the Sons of Korah
   Category: Song of Zion (and evangelistic; John 3)
   Theme: The Privileges of Citizenship in Zion. A Song.
Psalm 88: Author: Heman the Ezrahite
   Category: Lament and Complaint Psalm
   Theme: A Petition to Be Saved from Death.
             A Song. For the choir director; according to
             Mahalath Leannoth.
Psalm 89: Author: Ethan the Ezrahite
   Category: Psalm of Lament and Praise
   Theme: The LORD'S Covenant with David, and
              Israel's Afflictions.

[ categories identified by Radmacher, 702-708]
[ themes and authors provided by NASB Giant Print Reference Bible Updated Edition ]

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