|New Living Translation (© 2007)|
David also ordered the Levite leaders to appoint a choir of Levites who were singers and musicians to sing joyful songs to the accompaniment of harps, lyres, and cymbals.
King James Bible
And David spake to the chief of the Levites to appoint their brethren to be the singers with instruments of musick, psalteries and harps and cymbals, sounding, by lifting up the voice with joy.
American Standard Version
And David spake to the chief of the Levites to appoint their brethren the singers, with instruments of music, psalteries and harps and cymbals, sounding aloud and lifting up the voice with joy.
Young's Literal Translation
And David saith to the heads of the Levites to appoint their brethren the singers, with instruments of song, psalteries, and harps, and cymbals, sounding, to lift up with the voice for joy.
1 Chronicles 15:16 Additional Translations1 Chronicles 15:16 Parallel Commentaries
Aloud Appoint Brass Chief Chiefs Commanded Corded Cymbals David Glad Harps Heads Instruments Joy Joyful Levites Loud-Sounding Making Music Music-Makers Orders Play Position Psalteries Raise Relatives Sing Singers Song Sound Sounding Sounds Stringed Voice VoicesAloud Appoint Brass Chief Chiefs Commanded Corded Cymbals David Glad Harps Heads Instruments Joy Joyful Levites Loud-Sounding Making Music Music-Makers Orders Play Position Psalteries Raise Relatives Sing Singers Song Sound Sounding Sounds Stringed Voice VoicesThe Holy Bible, New Living Translation, copyright ©1996, 2004, 2007. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., Carol Stream, Illinois 60188.
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1 Chronicles 13:8 David and all Israel were celebrating before God with all their might, singing songs and playing all kinds of musical instruments--lyres, harps, tambourines, cymbals, and trumpets.
1 Chronicles 23:5 Another 4,000 will work as gatekeepers, and 4,000 will praise the LORD with the musical instruments I have made."
1 Chronicles 25:1 David and the army commanders then appointed men from the families of Asaph, Heman, and Jeduthun to proclaim God's messages to the accompaniment of lyres, harps, and cymbals. Here is a list of their names and their work:
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2 Chronicles 5:12 And the Levites who were musicians--Asaph, Heman, Jeduthun, and all their sons and brothers--were dressed in fine linen robes and stood at the east side of the altar playing cymbals, lyres, and harps. They were joined by 120 priests who were playing trumpets.