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The Psalms of David in Metre

with Notes by
John Brown of Haddington

Table of Contents

by John Brown

The Psalms of David in Metre

·  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


Special contents and arrangement of this edition

Copyright © 1991 by
Presbyterian Heritage Publications

The text for this edition is based upon The Psalms of David, in Metre: Allowed by the Authority of the Kirk of Scotland, and of Several Branches of the Presbyterian Church in the United States; with Notes, Exhibiting the Connexion, Explaining the Sense, and for Directing and Animating the Devotion: by John Brown, Late Minister of the Gospel at Haddington (Philadelphia: Hogan & Thompson, 1841). The publisher has also consulted the first edition (Edinburgh, 1775). The text of the Scottish Metrical Psalms was authorized by the Church of Scotland in 1650.

References originally in Roman numerals have been changed to Arabic numerals. The Preface and Notes are by John Brown. The Topical Table of the Psalms was included in the American edition (1841), without attribution. The present publisher has provided the Glossary, Metrical Index, and Index of First and Familiar Lines.

The electronic version of this psalter has been provided as a convenience for our readers; the psalter is also available in printed form, as a hardcover book.

No part of this publication may be transmitted or distributed in any form, or by any means (electronic, mechanical photocopying, or otherwise) without prior permission of the publisher. Inquiries may be directed to: Presbyterian Heritage Publications, P.O. Box 180922, Dallas, Texas 75218, U.S.A. Please write to the publisher for more details about our other publications.


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