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Tradition states that King David gave us the Book of Psalms. Seventy-three of the 150 bear his name, and the unattributed ones are also from him (Talmud, Berakhot 9b).

Concerning those Psalms that have the names of other authors, tradition teaches that we may thank David for them too (Talmud, Bava Bathra 14b). This is because it was he who collated and canonized by him into his Book (Talmud, Bava Batra 14b). Some of their authors were contemporaries of David (such as Heiman, Eitan, Asaph, Jeduthun), while others lived before his time (Adam, Moses, Malkitzedek). If not for King David, those Psalms would have gone lost.

For some decades, academic scholars have claimed that many psalms were written several centuries after King David. They stated this for theoretical reasons. Recent analysis, however, makes it clear that the language, style, genre and phraseology of the Psalms is much more ancient than had been claimed. (Buttenwieser, Moses: The Psalms, Chronologically Treated with a New Translation. Also: Dahood, Mitchell, Psalms; The Anchor Bible.)
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Tradition says that Kings David and Solomon wrote most of the Psalms. However, scholars say the book was compiled after the Babylonian Exile, with many psalms written during or after the Exile, but some dating from the monarchic and even pre-monarchic periods. All the authors were anonymous.
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Many psalms are signed by their author but others are not. Seventy-three bear David's name . Asaph is listed on twelve. Some are attributed to Solomon. Moses Ethan and Heman are thought to have written one each. The remainder are unknown in authorship. The Davidic psalms bear other hallmarks of David. He was known as a master musician throughout the Old Testament period and these psalms bear testimony to this. Many are reflections of events in his life. The New Testament writers also referred to David as being the author of specific psalms. The Sons of Korah wrote 11.

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David wrote the Psalms.

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The Book of Psalms is a collection of short writings believed to have been produced by a number of anonymous authors over a period of two or three hundred years during and after the Babylonian Exile. We do not know who selected the psalms for inclusion in the Book of Psalms, or who first wrote the book as a single collection on a scroll.

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The Book of Psalms had many authors, all of them anonymous, and most of them living during the Babylonian Exile or up to a century afterwards. However, those psalms that show any evidence of wisdom are traditionally attributed to King Solomon, and others to King David.

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King David wrote the Psalms, including among them a number of psalms that had first been spoken by others (who are named in those individual psalms). It is he who gathered all the Psalms into a single book. This is the traditional view, as recorded in the Talmud (Bava Batra 14b).
According to the Old Testament book of Psalms, the psalms were written by several people--David, Asaph, Solomon, Ethan, the Sons of Korah, Moses, etc.

The psalms were really just songs and poetic prayers. They were very much like a church songbook.

The entire first Book of the Psalms (chapters 1-41) were written by David--both before he became king and afterward.
The Psalms show the whole gamut of human emotions. Some are written out of anger, some out of severe anxiety and depression, some out of great joy. Because of this, the Psalms are great to turn to when seeking peace or understanding. Others--great figures in history--have suffered what we all suffer.
The Psalms are also great as prayers. When you just don't know what to say to God--when it hurts and you can't find the words to say--turn to the Psalms and pray them to God. He's given you the words to say to Him, when words otherwise fail you.
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According to Jewish tradition, King David is the architect of the Book of Psalms (Tehillim; "Praises"). All unnamed Psalms are his, as well as the seventy-three that do bear his name.
Those Psalms which bear names of authors other than David, were collated and canonized by him into his Book (Talmud, Bava Batra 14b). Some of their authors were contemporaries of David (such as Heiman, Eitan, Asaph, Jeduthun), while others lived before his time (Adam, Moses, Malkitzedek).
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