Ten psalms begin with the Hebrew exclamation “Hallelujah” (Psalms 106, 111, 112, 113, 135, 146, 147, 148, 149, 150); the English translation is “Praise the Lord!”. At least two of these psalms—111 and 112—are acrostic. This means that each of their lines begins with a different Hebrew letter, starting with the first (Aleph) and ending with its twenty-second and final letter (Tau). This is the Hebrew equivalent to the English idiom “from A to Z” and the Greek phrase “from Alpha to Omega”.
This presents an interesting, useful, and challenging question to modern day Bible students—Have you ever stopped to literally praise God from A to Z? Psalms 111 and 112 demonstrate that it has been done before. Can you add your name to the list of those who have?
I’ll help you get started; see if you can finish.
Praise the Lord! for His…