A penitential Psalm declares that what is pleasing to oneself may be sinful in the eyes of a god.
A prayer for one in affliction: the fifth penitential Psalm.
The imagination of the audience is worked upon, and all are hushed with breathless curiosity while the penitential Psalm is sung.
The dishes contain scorpions and snakes, the wine is gall and verjuice, and the table music is a penitential Psalm.
At church a penitential Psalm helped me much, and the sermon more.
I could tell his intonation of a penitential Psalm among a thousand.
They look around them when the penitential Psalm is being sung, and they smile bitterly to themselves.