Psalms – An Introduction 3

The Psalms in the New Testament:

  • 2:1,2 – Acts 4:25,26
  • 2:7 – Acts 13:33
  • 2:9 – Revelation 2:27
  • 5:10 – Romans 3:13
  • 8:3 – Matthew 21:16
  • 8:5 – Hebrews 2:6
  • 8:6 – 1 Corinthians 15:27
  • 10:7 – Romans 3:14
  • 14:1 – Romans 3:10
  • 16:8 – Acts 2:25
  • 18:50 – Romans 15:9
  • 19:5 – Romans 10:18
  • 22:2 – Matthew 27:46
  • 22:19 – Matthew 27:35 and John 19:24
  • 22:23 – Hebrews 2:12
  • 24:1 – 1 Corinthians 10:26
  • 32:1,2 – Romans 4:7,8
  • 34:13 – 1 Peter 3:10
  • 35:19 – John 15:25
  • 36:2 – Romans 3:18
  • 40:7 – Hebrews 10:5
  • 41:9 – John 13:18
  • 44:22 – Romans 8:36
  • 45:7,8 – Hebrews 1:8,9
  • 51:6 – Romans 3:4
  • 68:19 – Ephesians 4:8
  • 69:10 – Romans 11:9,10; 15:3 and John 2:17
  • 69:26 – Acts 1:20
  • 78:2 – Matthew 13:35
  • 78:24 – John 6:31
  • 82:6 – John 10:34
  • 89:20 – Acts 13:22
  • 90:1 – Matthew 22:34
  • 91:11,12 – Matthew 4:6
  • 94:11 – 1 Corinthians 3:20
  • 95:7 – Hebrews 3:7
  • 97:7 – Hebrews 1:6
  • 98:22 – Matthew 21:42
  • 102:25 – Hebrews 1:10
  • 104:4 – Hebrews 1:7
  • 109:3 – John 15:25
  • 109:8 – Acts 1:20
  • 110:1 – Matthew 22:24; Mark 12:30 and Luke 10:27
  • 110:4 – Hebrews 5:6
  • 112:9 – 2 Corinthians 9:9
  • 116:10 – 2 Corinthians 4:13
  • 117:1 – Romans 15:11
  • 118:6 – Hebrews 13:6
  • 118:22,23 – Matthew 21:42
  • 140:4 – Romans 3:13

In addition to these direct New Testament quotations from the Psalms, there are themes and concepts that are found in the Psalms and are picked up on in the New Testament. The Psalms of Lament may be arranged into three groups:

  • INDIVIDUAL LAMENTS

3, 5, 6, 7, 13, 17, 22, 25, 26, 27, 28, 35, 39, 41, 42, 43, 51, 54, 55, 56, 57, 61, 64, 69, 71, 86, 88, 102, 109, 130, 140, 141, 142, 143

  • COMMUNAL LAMENTS

12, 44, 60, 74, 79, 80, 83, 85, 90, 126, 137

  • ‘PENITENTIAL’ PSALMS

6, 32, 38, 51, 102, 130, 143

The Psalms of praise and thanksgiving may be grouped as follows:

  • PRAISE (HYMNS)

8, 29, 33, 65, 95, 100, 103, 104, 114, 117, 134, 135, 136, 145, 146, 147, 148, 149, 150

  • INDIVIDUAL THANKSGIVING

9, 10, 30, 32, 34, 92, 116, 118, 138

  • COMMUNAL THANKSGIVING

67, 107, 124