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The hundred and nineteenth psalm is the chapter with the most verses, in the book with the most chapters, in the whole Bible. It has 176 verses, which divide themselves up naturally into groups of eight. The reason for this lies in the fact that in Hebrew the psalm is an alphabetic acrostic, with eight verses beginning with each of the twenty-two Hebrew consonants. I have here divided the verses up into these twenty-two groups of eight, as in the Book of Common Prayer and in most common usage, the sections are treated as short individual psalms. The names here given to the Hebrew characters are those listed in the Authorized Version or King James Bible, a choice made for familiarity and convenience.

Aleph: Verses 1-8
Beth: Verses 9-16
Gimel: Verses 17-24
Daleth: Verses 25-32
He: Verses 33-40
Vau: Verses 41-48
Zain: Verses 49-56
Cheth: Verses 57-64
Teth: Verses 65-72
Jod: Verses 73-80
Caph: Verses 81-88
Lamed: Verses 89-96
Mem: Verses 97-104
Nun: Verses 105-112
Samech: Verses 113-120
Ain: Verses 121-128
Pe: Verses 129-136
Tzaddi: Verses 137-144
Koph: Verses 145-152
Resh: Verses 153-160
Schin: Verses 161-168
Tau: Verses 169-176

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