Exodus 15:20
Good News Translation
The prophet Miriam, Aaron's sister, took her tambourine, and all the women followed her, playing tambourines and dancing.

Contemporary English Version
Miriam the sister of Aaron was a prophet. So she took her tambourine and led the other women out to play their tambourines and to dance.

Douay-Rheims Bible
So Mary the prophetess, the sister of Aaron, took a timbrel in her hand: and all the women went forth after her with timbrels and with dances.

New American Bible
Then the prophet Miriam, Aaron’s sister, took a tambourine in her hand, while all the women went out after her with tambourines, dancing;

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

So Mary the prophetess, the sister of Aaron, took a timbrel in her hand: and all the women went forth after her with timbrels and with dances.

prophetess

Judges 4:4 And there was at that time Debbora, a prophetess, the wife of Lapidoth, who judged the people.

1 Samuel 10:5 After that thou shalt come to the hill of God, where the garrison of the Philistines is: and when thou shalt be come there into the city, thou shalt meet a company of prophets coming down from the high place, with a psaltery, and a timbrel, and a pipe, and a harp before them, and they shall be prophesying.

2 Kings 22:14 So Helcias, the priest, and Ahicam, and Achobor, and Sapham, and Asaia, went to Holda, the prophetess, the wife of Sellum, the son of Thecua, the son of Araas, keeper of the wardrobe, who dwelt in Jerusalem, in the Second: and they spoke to her.

Luke 2:36 And there was one Anna, a prophetess, the daughter of Phanuel, of the tribe of Aser. She was far advanced in years and had lived with her husband seven years from her virginity.

Acts 21:9 And he had four daughters, virgins, who did prophesy.

1 Corinthians 11:5 But every woman praying or prophesying with her head not covered disgraceth her head: for it is all one as if she were shaven.

1 Corinthians 14:34 Let women keep silence in the churches: for it is not permitted them to speak but to be subject, as also the law saith.

sister

Exodus 2:4 His sister standing afar off, and taking notice what would be done.

Numbers 12:1 And Mary and Aaron spoke against Moses, because of his wife the Ethiopian,

Numbers 20:1 And the children of Israel, and all the multitude came into the desert of Sin, in the first month: and the people abode in Cades. And Mary died there, and was buried in the same place.

Numbers 26:59 Who had to wife Jochabed the daughter of Levi, who was born to him in Egypt. She bore to her husband Amram sons, Aaron and Moses, and Mary their sister.

Micah 6:4 For I brought thee up out of the land of Egypt, and delivered thee out of the house of slaves: and I sent before thy face Moses, and Aaron, and Mary.

a timbrel.

Judges 11:34 And when Jephte returned into Maspha, to his house, his only daughter met him with timbrels and with dances: for he had no other children.

Judges 21:21 And when you shall see the daughters of Silo come out, as the custom is, to dance, come ye on a sudden out of the vineyards, and catch you every man his wife among them, and go into the land of Benjamin.

1 Samuel 18:6 Now when David returned, after he slew the Philistine, the women came out of all the cities of Israel, singing and dancing, to meet king Saul, with timbrels of joy, and cornets.

2 Samuel 6:5,14,16 But David and all Israel played before the Lord on all manner of instruments made of wood, on harps and lutes and timbrels and cornets and cymbals. . . .

Psalm 68:11,25 The Lord shall give the word to them that preach good tidings with great power. . . .

Psalm 81:2 Take a psalm, and bring hither the timbrel: the pleasant psaltery with the harp.

Psalm 149:3 Let them praise his name in choir: let them sing to him with the timbrel and the psaltery.

Psalm 150:4 Praise him with timbrel and choir: praise him with strings and organs.

Context
The Song of Miriam
20So Mary the prophetess, the sister of Aaron, took a timbrel in her hand: and all the women went forth after her with timbrels and with dances.21And she began the song to them, saying: Let us sing to the Lord, for he is gloriously magnified, the horse and his rider he hath thrown into the sea.…
Cross References
Genesis 31:27
Why wouldst thou run away privately, and not acquaint me, that I might have brought thee on the way with joy, and with songs, and with timbrels, and with harps?

Exodus 2:4
His sister standing afar off, and taking notice what would be done.

Numbers 26:59
Who had to wife Jochabed the daughter of Levi, who was born to him in Egypt. She bore to her husband Amram sons, Aaron and Moses, and Mary their sister.

Judges 11:34
And when Jephte returned into Maspha, to his house, his only daughter met him with timbrels and with dances: for he had no other children.

Judges 21:21
And when you shall see the daughters of Silo come out, as the custom is, to dance, come ye on a sudden out of the vineyards, and catch you every man his wife among them, and go into the land of Benjamin.

1 Samuel 18:6
Now when David returned, after he slew the Philistine, the women came out of all the cities of Israel, singing and dancing, to meet king Saul, with timbrels of joy, and cornets.

2 Samuel 1:20
Tell it not in Geth, publish it not in the streets of Ascalon: lest the daughters of the Philistines rejoice, lest the daughters of the uncircumcised triumph.

2 Samuel 6:14
And David danced with all his might before the Lord: and David was girded with a linen ephod.

1 Chronicles 6:3
The children of Amram: Aaron, Moses, and Mary. The Sons of Aaron: Nadab and Abiu, Eleazar and Ithamar.

1 Chronicles 15:16
And David spoke to the chiefs of the Levites, to appoint some of their brethren to be singers with musical instruments, to wit, on psalteries, and harps, and cymbals, that the joyful noise might resound on high.

Psalm 30:11
Thou hast turned for me my mourning into joy: thou hast cut my sackcloth, and hast compassed me with gladness:

Psalm 68:11
The Lord shall give the word to them that preach good tidings with great power.

Psalm 68:25
Princes went before joined with singers, in the midst of young damsels playing on timbrels.

Psalm 81:2
Take a psalm, and bring hither the timbrel: the pleasant psaltery with the harp.

Psalm 149:3
Let them praise his name in choir: let them sing to him with the timbrel and the psaltery.

Psalm 150:4
Praise him with timbrel and choir: praise him with strings and organs.

Ecclesiastes 3:4
A time to weep, and a time to laugh. A time to mourn, and a time to dance.

Jeremiah 31:4
And I will build thee again, and thou shalt be built, O virgin of Israel: thou shalt again be adorned with thy timbrels, and shalt go forth in the dances of them that make merry.

Micah 6:4
For I brought thee up out of the land of Egypt, and delivered thee out of the house of slaves: and I sent before thy face Moses, and Aaron, and Mary.

Additional Translations
Then Miriam the prophetess, Aaron’s sister, took a tambourine in her hand, and all the women followed her with tambourines and dancing.And Miriam the prophetess, the sister of Aaron, took a tambourine in her hand; and all the women went out after her with tambourines and with dances.

And Miriam the prophetess, the sister of Aaron, took a timbrel in her hand; and all the women went out after her with timbrels and with dances.

And Mariam the prophetess, the sister of Aaron, having taken a timbrel in her hand—then there went forth all the women after her with timbrels and dances.

And Miriam the prophetess, the sister of Aaron, took the tambour in her hand, and all the women went out after her with tambours and with dances.

And Miriam the prophetess, the sister of Aaron, took a timbrel in her hand; and all the women went out after her with timbrels and with dances.

And Miriam the prophetess, the sister of Aaron, took a timbrel in her hand; and all the women went out after her, with timbrels, and with dances.

Miriam the prophetess, the sister of Aaron, took a tambourine in her hand; and all the women went out after her with tambourines and with dances.

And Miriam the inspired one, sister of Aaron, taketh the timbrel in her hand, and all the women go out after her, with timbrels and with choruses;
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