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The Expositor (Volume 5, ) (Paperback): Samuel Cox
The Expositor (Volume 5, ) (Paperback): Samuel Cox

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Samuel Cox

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Book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1881. Excerpt: ... X. THE BIBLICAL CONCEPTION OF PRAYER. In Psalm Ixxii. 20, we read: "The prayers of David, the son of Jesse, are ended." But they were not ended, as it is easy to shew. The Hebrew Psalter is divided into five books, five separate collections, made at wide intervals, each of which closes with a doxology.1 These books contain psalms, hymns, and spiritual odes, composed during five hundred years, or, if we include the Prayer of Moses, the man of God (Psalm xc), during a thousand years, from the time of the Exodus down to that of the Return from the Captivity in Babylon. The first book includes Psalms i.-xli., most of which were probably written by David, and was edited by Solomon, his son. The second book, or collection, includes Psalms xlii.-lxxii., and was probably arranged by "the men of Hezekiah."2 It contains a series of Psalms by "the sons of Korah," written long after the time of David, and another series by David himself. The motive which led the editors of this second collection to issue it was probably this: that they had discovered certain psalms composed by "the sweet singer of Israel" which were omitted from the first collection. For these they had made diligent search, recovering them perhaps from the memories of an 1 See, for example, Psa. Ixxii. 18, 19 * Prov xxv. 1; and 2 Chron. xxix. 30. May, 1877. 22 Vol. v. cient men who had often sung them in the Temple, or from the Temple manuscripts. So diligent had been their search, that when they closed it, they believed that no single psalm of David's had escaped them, that they had gleaned every ear in this large and fertile field, leaving nothing for any that should come after them. And hence they appended to their collection the note, "The prayers of David, the son of Jesse, are ended;" i.e., "There are no more of t...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: Samuel Cox
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 7mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 128
ISBN-13: 978-1-154-06167-3
Barcode: 9781154061673
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-154-06167-1

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