In their original language, did the passages in the book of Psalms rhyme with each other?

I was wondering because they are supposed to be songs. If they were translated word for word, the poetic rhymes would be depleted, but in their original text, could they rhyme?

3 Answers

  • 9 years ago
    Favorite Answer

    No. Hebrew poetry was more about structure than rhyme.

  • Melkha
    Lv 7
    9 years ago

    It times yes they did rhyme, at other times no. Some of the Psalms begin with each verse or set of verses beginning with the letters of the Hebrew alphabet. Psalm 119 has 8 verses for each of the letter of the Hebrew alphabet in order.

  • mensan
    Lv 7
    9 years ago

    Doesn't matter. A lot of songs don't rhyme at all. Many DO, which makes them more memorable, but a lot don't, and are just remembered for their music.

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