Outline of the Psalms

Here are our bite-sized pieces of the Psalms:



(This page is a work in progress)




Psalm 1:1-3. A righteous person

Psalm 1:4-6. A wicked person

Psalm 2:1-12. The worldwide ministry of the LORD’s Anointed

Psalm 3:1-8. Do not fear

Psalm 4:1-8. A warning for enemies

Psalm 5:1-12. Morning Prayer

Psalm 6:1-10. A plea for mercy

Psalm 7:1-17. Protect me, O God

Psalm 8:1-9. How majestic is God’s name

Psalm 9:1-20. A triumphant song of thanksgiving

Psalm 10:1-18. Asking God to punish the wicked

Psalm 11:1-7. David takes refuge in the LORD

Psalm 12:1-8. Confidence in the Word of God

Psalm 13:1-6. Prayer for deliverance from suffering

Psalm 14:1-7. Members of the faith community who secretly disbelieve

Psalm 15:1-5. Who may draw near to God and worship?

Psalm 16:1-11. To know the LORD is a real delight!

Psalm 17:1-15. A prayer for protection

Psalm 18:1-31. The LORD is my rock and fortress

Psalm 18:32-50. Seeing the victory before your very eyes

Psalm 19:1-14. The LORD’s Law is perfect

Psalm 20:1-9. Praying for success in battle

Psalm 21:1-13. David rejoices in the strength of the LORD

Psalm 22:1-31. Why have you abandoned me?

Psalm 23:1-6. The LORD is my shepherd

Psalm 24:1-10. The King of Glory

Psalm 25:1-22. Teach me your paths

Psalm 26:1-12. Asking to be spared the fate of sinners

Psalm 27:1-14. The LORD is my Light and my Salvation

Psalm 28:1-9. The LORD is my strength and my shield

Psalm 29:1-11. The LORD’s voice is powerful

Psalm 30:1-12. The joy of the LORD is restored to David

Psalm 31:1-24. In you, LORD, I take refuge

Psalm 32:1-11. The joy of being forgiven

Psalm 33:1-22. A call to praise the LORD

Psalm 34:1-22. Taste and see that the LORD is good

Psalm 35:1-28. David prays for victory

Psalm 36:1-12. How precious is the loving kindness of the LORD

Psalm 37:1-40. Delight yourself in the LORD

Psalm 38:1-22. David confesses his guilt

Psalm 39:1-13. On fire for the LORD

Psalm 40:1-17. The LORD delivered David from sin

Psalm 41:1-13. The joys of those who are kind to the poor




Psalm 42:1-11. Thirsting for the Living God

Psalm 43:1-5. Led by light and truth

Psalm 44:1-26. The nation asks for victory over their enemies

Psalm 45:1-17. A royal wedding song

Psalm 46:1-11. Pray by sitting still

Psalm 47:1-9. Shout to God with the voice of triumph

Psalm 48:1-14. Zion is the city of the LORD

Psalm 49:1-20. The redemption of a life cannot be bought

Psalm 50:1-23. To be thankful is a sacrifice that pleases God

Psalm 51:1-19. Create in me a clean heart, O God

Psalm 52:1-9. Like an olive tree planted in the house of God

Psalm 53:1-6. No one seeks after God

Psalm 54:1-7. David wants God to destroy his enemies

Psalm 55:1-23. The betrayer

Psalm 56:1-13. I have put my trust in God

Psalm 57:1-11. I will sing praise to God

Psalm 58:1-11. A rebuke of unjust judges

Psalm 59:1-17. Deliver me from my enemies

Psalm 60:1-12. Praying for victory

Psalm 61:1-8. Lead me to the Rock

Psalm 62:1-12. Resting in God

Psalm 63:1-11. Pray by longing for God

Psalm 64:1-10. Protect me from the conspiracy

Psalm 65:1-13. All people will come to the One God

Psalm 66:1-20. Make a joyful shout to God, all the earth!

Psalm 67:1-7. All nations on earth

Psalm 68:1-35. Rejoice before the LORD

Psalm 69:1-36. Save me, God

Psalm 70:1-5. LORD save me quickly!

Psalm 71:1-24. An older person takes refuge in the LORD

Psalm 72:1-20. Praying for blessings upon the reign of king Solomon




Psalm 73:1-28. The destiny of people who are rich and arrogant

Psalm 74:1-23. Asaph prays for Israel

Psalm 75:1-10. God will judge arrogant people

Psalm 76:1-12. God will destroy the wicked and deliver the righteous

Psalm 77:1-20. Remembering the greatness of God

Psalm 78:1-72. Move forward by looking back

Psalm 79:1-13. Send your compassion quickly

Psalm 80:1-19. Restore the nation, O God

Psalm 81:1-16. Wide open to further blessings

Psalm 82:1-8. We are to favor the weakest members of society

Psalm 83:1-18. Surrounded by enemies

Psalm 84:1-12. In love with God

Psalm 85:1-13. Asking God to restore his favor

Psalm 86:1-17. All nations will come and worship before the LORD

Psalm 87:1-7. Our real home is in the LORD

Psalm 88:1-18. A desperate cry

Psalm 89:1-52. The steadfast love of the LORD




Psalm 90:1-17. Our dwelling place for all generations

Psalm 91:1-16. Dwelling within the Most High God

Psalm 92:1-15. Thrilled by the LORD

Psalm 93:1-5. The LORD reigns

Psalm 94:1-23. The LORD is the Judge of the earth

Psalm 95:1-11. Four key parts of our love-relationship with God

Psalm 96:1-13. Worship in the splendor of holiness

Psalm 97:1-12. Worship

Psalm 98:1-9. Evangelizing the whole world

Psalm 99:1-9. The LORD is holy

Psalm 100:1-5. Shout for joy to the LORD

Psalm 101:1-8. A life of integrity

Psalm 102:1-28. The LORD will arise and have mercy

Psalm 103:1-5. Bring to mind the mercy of the LORD

Psalm 103:6-19. Bring to mind the compassion of the LORD

Psalm 103:20-22. And then praise the LORD, my soul!

Psalm 104:1-35. Bless the LORD my soul!

Psalm 105:1-45. God demonstrates his love

Psalm 106:1-33. Give thanks to the LORD, for he is good

Psalm 106:34-48. Stop child sacrifice in Canaan




Psalm 107:1-43. Let the redeemed of the LORD say so

Psalm 108:1-13. Be exalted, God, above the heavens

Psalm 109:1-31. David prays against his enemies

Psalm 110:1-7. Enthronement of the Messiah as King

Psalm 111:1-10. The LORD’s works are great

Psalm 112:1-10. Lavishly give to poor people

Psalm 113:1-9. The LORD favors poor people

Psalm 114:1-8. God delivered his people

Psalm 115:1-18. To your name give glory

Psalm 116:1-19. I love the LORD

Psalm 117:1-2. Praise the LORD, all you nations

Psalm 118:1-29. His loving kindness endures forever

Psalm 119:1-176. Find your delight in the Bible

Psalm 120:1-7. Deliver me from liars

Psalm 121:1-8. I trust the LORD to keep me safe

Psalm 122:1-9. Let’s go to the LORD’s house!

Psalm 123:1-4. I direct my gaze to the LORD in heaven

Psalm 124:1-8. If the LORD had not been on our side

Psalm 125:1-5. The LORD surrounds his people

Psalm 126:1-6. Restore our fortunes again, LORD

Psalm 127:1-5. Unless the LORD builds the house

Psalm 128:1-6. Blessed is everyone who fears the LORD

Psalm 129:1-8. They have not prevailed against me

Psalm 130:1-8. My soul longs for the LORD

Psalm 131:1-3. Quieting our soul

Psalm 132:1-19. My resting place forever

Psalm 133:1-3. When people live together in unity

Psalm 134:1-3. Lift your hands high in prayer

Psalm 135:1-21. The LORD is good

Psalm 136:1-26. Give thanks to the LORD

Psalm 137:1-9. By the rivers of Babylon we sat and wept

Psalm 138:1-8. Bowing down and giving thanks to the name of the LORD

Psalm 139:1-5. The LORD is Omniscient (he knows everything)

Psalm 139:6-12. The LORD is Omnipresent (he is everywhere)

Psalm 139:13-18. The LORD is Omnipotent (he can do anything)

Psalm 139:19-24. David will be loyal to the LORD

Psalm 140:1-13. Deliver me, LORD, from evil men

Psalm 141:1-10. My eyes are set on you, LORD

Psalm 142:1-7. I cry to the LORD

Psalm 143:1-12. I trust in you

Psalm 144:1-15. The LORD equipped David for victory in battle

Psalm 145:1-21. I will exalt you, my God, the king

Psalm 146:1-10. Do not trust leaders

Psalm 147:1-20. The LORD takes pleasure in those who trust him

Psalm 148:1-14. Praise the LORD!

Psalm 149:1-9. We are called to a life of JOY!

Psalm 150:1-6. Praise the LORD!



Unless otherwise noted, all Bible quotations on this page are from the World English Bible and the World Messianic Edition. These translations have no copyright restrictions. They are in the Public Domain.


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