Psalm 98:5
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English Standard Version
Sing praises to the LORD with the lyre, with the lyre and the sound of melody!

King James Bible
Sing unto the LORD with the harp; with the harp, and the voice of a psalm.

American Standard Version
Sing praises unto Jehovah with the harp; With the harp and the voice of melody.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Sing praise to the Lord on the harp, on the harp, and with the voice of a psalm:

English Revised Version
Sing praises unto the LORD with the harp; with the harp and the voice of melody:

Webster's Bible Translation
Sing to the LORD with the harp; with the harp, and the voice of a psalm.

Psalm 98:5 Parallel
Commentary
Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

It is true Psalm 97:12 is equals Psalm 32:11, Psalm 97:12 equals Psalm 30:5, and the promise in Psalm 97:10 is the same as in Psalm 37:28; Psalm 34:21; but as to the rest, particularly Psalm 97:11, this strophe is original. It is an encouraging admonition to fidelity in an age in which an effeminate spirit of looking longingly towards lit. ogling heathenism was rife, and stedfast adherence to Jahve was threatened with loss of life. Those who are faithful in their confession, as in the Maccabaean age (Ἀσιδαῖοι), are called חסדיו. The beautiful figure in Psalm 97:11 is misapprehended by the ancient versions, inasmuch as they read זרח (Psalm 112:4) instead of זרע. זרע does not here signify sown equals strewn into the earth, but strewn along his life's way, so that he, the righteous one, advances step by step in the light. Hitzig rightly compares ki'dnatai ski'dnatai, used of the dawn and of the sun. Of the former Virgil also says, Et jam prima novo spargebat lumine terras.

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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Psalm 33:2 Praise the LORD with harp: sing to him with the psaltery and an instrument of ten strings.

Psalm 92:3,4 On an instrument of ten strings, and on the psaltery; on the harp with a solemn sound...

1 Chronicles 15:16 And David spoke to the chief of the Levites to appoint their brothers to be the singers with instruments of music...

1 Chronicles 25:1-6 Moreover David and the captains of the host separated to the service of the sons of Asaph, and of Heman, and of Jeduthun...

2 Chronicles 29:25 And he set the Levites in the house of the LORD with cymbals, with psalteries, and with harps, according to the commandment of David...

Revelation 5:8 And when he had taken the book, the four beasts and four and twenty elders fell down before the Lamb, having every one of them harps...

Revelation 14:2,3 And I heard a voice from heaven, as the voice of many waters, and as the voice of a great thunder...

Cross References
Psalm 81:2
Raise a song; sound the tambourine, the sweet lyre with the harp.

Psalm 92:3
to the music of the lute and the harp, to the melody of the lyre.

Psalm 105:2
Sing to him, sing praises to him; tell of all his wondrous works!

Isaiah 51:3
For the LORD comforts Zion; he comforts all her waste places and makes her wilderness like Eden, her desert like the garden of the LORD; joy and gladness will be found in her, thanksgiving and the voice of song.

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