Can a gentile pray in hebrew, and recite the Psalms? I am a Noahide (Chassidic Gentile) who is interested in going through the conversion process to Reform Judiaism. Is it okay for me to pray the Tehillim in Hebrew if I am currently learning Hebrew? I do understand that there are probably certain psalms that I cannot (or should not) read/pray because I am not yet Jewish. I am also reading them in English and will be going through transliterations so I can understand the true meaning of these beautiful verses.

I just don't want to offend anyone or do something that would be incorrect, Thanks!

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    Thanks for your sensitivity in asking, and welcome to Mi Yodeya. Please note that this site makes no guarantee of validity, and does not offer professional (particularly rabbinic) advice: treat information from this site like it came from a crowd of your friends, and consult the rabbi who is guiding your conversion regarding practical questions. Might I also suggest you register your account? It will give you access to more of the site's features. – msh210 Jul 13 '14 at 6:43
  • This question may be a duplicate of judaism.stackexchange.com/q/23042. – msh210 Jul 13 '14 at 6:51
  • Relevant: judaism.stackexchange.com/a/29567 – msh210 Jul 13 '14 at 6:51
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    @msh210 Why the reform tag? He did say that he's "interested in...conversion...to Reform;" but that's not where his question's at -- he wants to know if a Noahide may read tehillim – MTL Jul 13 '14 at 15:29
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    Hey, user6731 -- see above comments by @msh210 and myself; if you could clarify your question that would be great :) – MTL Jul 14 '14 at 22:30

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