2 Chronicles 20:28
New International Version
They entered Jerusalem and went to the temple of the LORD with harps and lyres and trumpets.

New Living Translation
They marched into Jerusalem to the music of harps, lyres, and trumpets, and they proceeded to the Temple of the LORD.

English Standard Version
They came to Jerusalem with harps and lyres and trumpets, to the house of the LORD.

Berean Standard Bible
So they entered Jerusalem and went into the house of the LORD with harps, lyres, and trumpets.

King James Bible
And they came to Jerusalem with psalteries and harps and trumpets unto the house of the LORD.

New King James Version
So they came to Jerusalem, with stringed instruments and harps and trumpets, to the house of the LORD.

New American Standard Bible
They came to Jerusalem with harps, lyres, and trumpets, to the house of the LORD.

NASB 1995
They came to Jerusalem with harps, lyres and trumpets to the house of the LORD.

NASB 1977
And they came to Jerusalem with harps, lyres, and trumpets to the house of the LORD.

Legacy Standard Bible
And they came to Jerusalem with harps, lyres, and trumpets to the house of Yahweh.

Amplified Bible
They came to Jerusalem with harps, lyres, and trumpets to the house (temple) of the LORD.

Christian Standard Bible
So they came into Jerusalem to the LORD’s temple with harps, lyres, and trumpets.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
So they came into Jerusalem to the LORD’s temple with harps, lyres, and trumpets.

American Standard Version
And they came to Jerusalem with psalteries and harps and trumpets unto the house of Jehovah.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And they came to Jerusalem with hymns of praise and with harps and with the curved and straight horns, and they came to the house of LORD JEHOVAH.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And they entered into Jerusalem with lutes and harps and trumpets, going into the house of the lord.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And they came into Jerusalem with psalteries, and harps, and trumpets into the house of the Lord.

English Revised Version
And they came to Jerusalem with psalteries and harps and trumpets unto the house of the LORD.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
So they brought harps, lyres, and trumpets to the LORD's temple in Jerusalem.

Good News Translation
When they reached the city, they marched to the Temple to the music of harps and trumpets.

International Standard Version
They proceeded directly to the LORD's Temple, carrying lyres, harps, and trumpets.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And they came to Jerusalem with psalteries and harps and trumpets unto the house of the LORD.

Literal Standard Version
And they come to Jerusalem with psalteries, and with harps, and with trumpets, to the house of YHWH.

Majority Standard Bible
So they entered Jerusalem and went into the house of the LORD with harps, lyres, and trumpets.

New American Bible
They came to Jerusalem, with harps, lyres, and trumpets, to the house of the LORD.

NET Bible
They entered Jerusalem to the sound of stringed instruments and trumpets and proceeded to the temple of the LORD.

New Revised Standard Version
They came to Jerusalem, with harps and lyres and trumpets, to the house of the LORD.

New Heart English Bible
They came to Jerusalem with stringed instruments and harps and trumpets to the house of the LORD.

Webster's Bible Translation
And they came to Jerusalem with psalteries and harps and trumpets to the house of the LORD.

World English Bible
They came to Jerusalem with stringed instruments, harps, and trumpets to Yahweh’s house.

Young's Literal Translation
And they come in to Jerusalem with psalteries, and with harps, and with trumpets, unto the house of Jehovah.

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Joyful Return
27Then all the men of Judah and Jerusalem, with Jehoshaphat at their head, returned joyfully to Jerusalem, for the LORD had made them rejoice over their enemies. 28So they entered Jerusalem and went into the house of the LORD with harps, lyres, and trumpets. 29And the fear of God came upon all the kingdoms of the lands when they heard that the LORD had fought against the enemies of Israel.…

Cross References
2 Samuel 6:5
David and all the house of Israel were celebrating before the LORD with all kinds of wood instruments, harps, stringed instruments, tambourines, sistrums, and cymbals.

2 Chronicles 20:27
Then all the men of Judah and Jerusalem, with Jehoshaphat at their head, returned joyfully to Jerusalem, for the LORD had made them rejoice over their enemies.

2 Chronicles 20:29
And the fear of God came upon all the kingdoms of the lands when they heard that the LORD had fought against the enemies of Israel.


Treasury of Scripture

And they came to Jerusalem with psalteries and harps and trumpets to the house of the LORD.

2 Samuel 6:5
And David and all the house of Israel played before the LORD on all manner of instruments made of fir wood, even on harps, and on psalteries, and on timbrels, and on cornets, and on cymbals.

1 Chronicles 13:8
And David and all Israel played before God with all their might, and with singing, and with harps, and with psalteries, and with timbrels, and with cymbals, and with trumpets.

1 Chronicles 23:5
Moreover four thousand were porters; and four thousand praised the LORD with the instruments which I made, said David, to praise therewith.

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2 Chronicles 20
1. Jehoshaphat, invaded by Moab, proclaims a fast
5. His prayer
14. The prophecy of Jahaziel
20. Jehoshaphat exhorts the people, and sets singers to praise the Lord
22. The great overthrow of his enemies
26. The people, having blessed God at Berachah, return in triumph
31. Jehoshaphat's reign
35. His convoy of ships, according to the prophecy of Eliezer, unhappily perishes.














(28) With psalteries.--So Vulg. Rather, with harps, guitars, and clarions. (Comp. Psalm 47:5-6, which may be supposed to commemorate this procession to the Temple.)



Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
So they entered
וַיָּבֹ֙אוּ֙ (way·yā·ḇō·’ū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's 935: To come in, come, go in, go

Jerusalem
יְר֣וּשָׁלִַ֔ם (yə·rū·šā·lim)
Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's 3389: Jerusalem -- probably 'foundation of peace', capital city of all Israel

and went into
אֶל־ (’el-)
Preposition
Strong's 413: Near, with, among, to

the house
בֵּ֖ית (bêṯ)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 1004: A house

of the LORD
יְהוָֽה׃ (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

with harps,
בִּנְבָלִ֥ים (bin·ḇā·lîm)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 5035: A skin-bag for, liquids, a vase, a lyre

lyres,
וּבְכִנֹּר֖וֹת (ū·ḇə·ḵin·nō·rō·wṯ)
Conjunctive waw, Preposition-b | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 3658: A harp

and trumpets.
וּבַחֲצֹצְר֑וֹת (ū·ḇa·ḥă·ṣō·ṣə·rō·wṯ)
Conjunctive waw, Preposition-b, Article | Noun - feminine plural
Strong's 2689: (an ancient) trumpet


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OT History: 2 Chronicles 20:28 They came to Jerusalem with stringed instruments (2 Chron. 2Ch iiCh ii ch 2 chr 2chr)
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