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psalm

noun [C] uk   us   /sɑːm/
a holy poem or song, especially one of the 150 collected together in the Bible
Translations of “psalm”
in Arabic تَرنيمة…
in Korean 찬송가…
in Malaysian psalm…
in French psaume…
in Turkish ilahî…
in Italian salmo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 聖詩,聖歌,讚美詩, (尤指《聖經•詩篇》中的一篇)詩篇…
in Russian псалом…
in Polish psalm…
in Vietnamese bài thánh ca…
in Spanish salmo…
in Portuguese salmo…
in Thai เพลงสวด…
in German der Psalm…
in Catalan salm…
in Japanese 賛美歌, 聖歌…
in Indonesian mazmur…
in Chinese (Simplified) 圣诗,圣歌,赞美诗, (尤指《圣经•诗篇》中的一篇)诗篇…
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