Psalm 30

Psalm 30

Psalm 30 (Greek numbering: Psalm 29), a psalm of thanksgiving, was written by King David upon the occasion of the dedication of his temple.

Use in Judaism

In Judaism, this psalm, commonly known as Mizmor Shir, is a part of daily prayer. It is recited before the P'sukei D'zimre, a section of the Shacharit prayer.

Psalm 30 is also considered the psalm for the day of Hanukkah.

It was introduced as part of the daily prayer during the 17th century.



Most of the information contained in this article comes from The Complete Artscroll Siddur, pages 54-55.

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