Psalms – Just can't get enough

Psalter – more fun facts:

from Qumran: The earliest extra-biblical evidence of interpreting the Psalms comes from Qumran, where 4 fragmentary commentaries were discovered. Only the book of Isaiah, w/5, surpasses the Psalms in this regard. The number of copies of the Psalter, 31, exceeds all other biblical books (the Book of Duet is 2nd w/25, and Isaiah is 3rd w/ 18).

Book of Psalms most quoted OT book in the NT.

Not surprisingly, the Psalter is the 1st book to appear in print (1477)

In British North America, the first book printed was the Bay Psalm Book in 1640 in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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