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Begin the music, strike the timbrel, play the melodious harp and lyre.
King James Bible
Take a psalm, and bring hither the timbrel, the pleasant harp with the psaltery.
American Standard Version
Raise a song, and bring hither the timbrel, The pleasant harp with the psaltery.
Young's Literal Translation
Lift up a song, and give out a timbrel, A pleasant harp with psaltery.
Psalm 81:2 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Take a psalm - זמרה zimrah. I rather think that this was the name of a musical instrument.
Bring hither the timbrel - תף toph; some kind of drum or tom tom.
The pleasant harp - כנור kinnor. Probably a sistrum, or something like it. A Stringed instrument.
With the psaltery - נבל nebel, the nabla. The cithara, Septuagint.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Psalm 92:3 On an instrument of ten strings, and on the psaltery; on the harp with a solemn sound.
Psalm 95:1,2 O come, let us sing to the LORD: let us make a joyful noise to the rock of our salvation...
Psalm 149:1-3 Praise you the LORD. Sing to the LORD a new song, and his praise in the congregation of saints...
Mark 14:26 And when they had sung an hymn, they went out into the mount of Olives.
Ephesians 5:19 Speaking to yourselves in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody in your heart to the Lord;
Colossians 3:16 Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom; teaching and admonishing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs...
James 5:13 Is any among you afflicted? let him pray. Is any merry? let him sing psalms.
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