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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