Paul and the Psalms

Roy A. Harrisville

Article Type: Article

Publication Date: 4/1/1985

Issue: The Psalms (Vol. 5, No 2, Spring, 1985)

On the basis of references in Nestle-Aland (the 26th edition of the Novum Testamentum Graecum1) the apostle Paul refers directly or alludes to the Psalter thirty-one times. These references are contained in five of the seven undisputed letters of Paul—Romans, 1 and 2 Corinthians, Galatians and Philippians. None appear in 1 Thessalonians or Philemon.

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