When speaking with Jewish people, please call the Old Testament, the Hebrew Scriptures. It is the Word of God. When we call them the Hebrew Scriptures, it recognizes they wrote, protected, at times died to protect, the Word of God and the way of following God.
While replacement theology is not true, we have been grafted in and enjoy the blessings of Abraham, with our Jewish brothers, who have accepted Jesus as their Savior.
The songs were written over 1000 years by King David, Moses, Solomon, Asaph and others. They are divided into five books.
Book 1 Psalms 1 through 41 Book 2 Psalms 42 through 72
Book 3 Psalms 73 to 89
Book 4 Psalms 90 to 106
Book 5 Psalms 107 to 150
Scripture quotations marked "NKJV™" are taken from the New King James Version. Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson, Inc. Used by permission. All rights reserved.
Scripture quotations marked (NLT) are taken from the Holy Bible, New Living Translation, copyright © 1996. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., Wheaton, Illinois 60189. All rights reserved.