Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Kitāb al-zabūr al-sharīf alladhī unzila ʿalā sayyidinā Dāʾūd
(2,084 words)

Al-ZabūrZabūr Dāʾūd, Tarjamat al-zabūr

The noble psalms which were revealed to our lord David, PsalmsPsalms of David, A translation of the Psalms

Islamic ‘Psalms of David’

Date: Ongoing composition; extant texts redacted c. 12th century and after

Original Language: Arabic


The Psalms of David, rewritten in Arabic by several unnamed Muslim authors, form a small body of literature that is partly based on the biblical Psalms, but consists m…

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R. Vishanoff , David, “ Kitāb al-zabūr al-sharīf alladhī unzila ʿalā sayyidinā Dāʾūd”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 16 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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