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The Psalms were arranged into 5 books:

Book 1: Psalms 1 - 41
Book 2: Psalms 42 - 72
Book 3: Psalms 73 - 89
Book 4: Psalms 90 - 106
Book 5: Psalms 107 - 150


It is believed that there were more than 8 authors of the
book of Psalms. Each known author and the Psalms he
wrote are listed below.


David:  2 (Acts 4:24-26 attributes this Psalm to David), 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 (probably, but not identified, similar to 9), 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 51, 52, 53, 54, 55, 56, 57, 58, 59, 60, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65, 68, 69, 70, 86, 101, 103, 108, 109, 110, 122, 124, 131, 133, 138, 139, 140, 141, 142, 143, 144, 145


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Asaph: 50, 73, 74, 75, 76, 77, 78, 79, 80, 81, 82, 83

Sons of Korah:
42, 43 (no name but 42 and 43 were together), 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49, 84, 85, 87

Moses:
90 (wrote 2 other Psalms: Exodus 15 and Deuteronomy 32)

Solomon:  
72, 127

Heman the Ezrahite:
88

Ethan the Ezrahite:
89

Psalms by Unknown Author
: 1, 33, 66, 67, 71, 91, 92, 93, 94, 95, 96, 97, 98, 99, 100, 102, 104, 105, 106, 107, 111, 112, 113, 114, 115, 116, 117, 118, 119, 120, 121, 123, 125, 126, 128, 129, 130, 132, 134, 135, 136, 137, 146, 147, 148, 149, 150

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