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Most Blogged Psalms

May 29th, 2007 · No Comments · Bible Statistics, Blogging, Christianity, Religion

Continuing the series on most and least blogged scriptures, here is a list of the 20 most blogged psalms according to Google blog search. These are classified according to John H. Walton’s Chronological and Background Charts of the Old Testament:

Psalm 23 – 8486 (Wisdom)
Psalm 119 – 8446 (Wisdom)
Psalm 139 – 8268 (Individual Lament)
Psalm 150 – 6339 (Corporate Praise)
Psalm 37 – 5383 (Wisdom)
Psalm 51 – 4738 (Individual Lament)
Psalm 91 – 4487 (Other – Confidence)
Psalm 34 – 4172 (Individual Praise)
Psalm 19 – 3925 (Wisdom)
Psalm 27 – 3827 (Individual Praise/Individual Lament)
Psalm 103 – 3533 (Praise)
Psalm 46 – 3484 (Corporate Praise)
Psalm 1 – 3303 (Wisdom)
Psalm 69 – 2958 (Individual Lament)
Psalm 118 – 2875 (Praise)
Psalm 127 – 2500 (Wisdom)
Psalm 18 – 2481 (Praise)
Psalm 2 – 2463 (Other – Royal)
Psalm 90 – 2462 (Corporate Lament)
Psalm 16 – 2277 (Individual Lament)
Psalm 8 – 2266 (Corporate Praise)
Psalm 100 – 2000 (Corporate Praise)

How representative is this of the content of the psalms?
Psalms:
Lament – 40%
Praise – 38%
Wisdom – 14%
Other – 8%

Blogs:
Lament – 30%
Praise – 45%
Wisdom – 30%
Other – 5%

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  • Bob

    Matt, do you mean that these are the most searched for psalms in the blogosphere rather than the most blogged psalms? Or are these the psalms you searched for in the blogosphere? Do you understand the difference I am suggesting?

  • mattdabbs

    Sure, these are the psalms that are mentioned in blog posts the most. It would be interesting to find out which are most searched for. I would think the list would be pretty similar. I know I get a lot of hits from people searching for Psalm 119.

  • Bob

    Matt, do you come to Central Florida Bible Camp to work a week during the summer?

  • mattdabbs

    I emailed you a response but I will post it here to just in case. Our week starts June 10 but I don’t believe I will be there.

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