6. Praise Psalms

The Form of the Declarative Praise Psalm

1. Proclamation to praise God

2. Report of the deliverance

3. Praise or renewed vow of praise

4. Descriptive praise or instruction

The Form of the Descriptive Praise Psalm or Hymn

1. Prologue

Hallelu Yah! The psalm begins with some such expression.

2. Call to Praise

3. Cause for the praise

4. Conclusion

5. Epilogue