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Holman Bible Dictionary

ASCENTS, SONG OF

A title given to each of the psalms in Psalms 120-134. The title's original meaning cannot be clearly established, though most interpreters see reference to a procession in which worshipers marched to Jerusalem and sang the psalms as they marched. See Psalms 120-134.


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Butler, Trent C. Editor.. "Entry for 'ASCENTS, SONG OF'". "Holman Bible Dictionary".
<http://classic.studylight.org/dic/hbd/view.cgi?number=T487>. 1991.