Petra Verwijs

Petra Verwijs ( is a Hebrew Bible scholar, translator, and writer.

Articles by this author:

  • Lessons I Learned from Singing the Psalms

    Growing Up with the Genevan Psalter

    Growing up in a conservative Reformed church in the Netherlands, I sang only from the Genevan Psalter, a collection including all 150 psalms that was created hundreds of years ago under the supervision of John Calvin.

    Behind this almost 500-year-old practice was the belief that singing the words of the psalms together meant we were singing the divinely inspired Word of God.