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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
(n.) See Cittern.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

sith'-ern (kithara; 1 Maccabees 4:54 the King James Version, kitharais kai kinurais is translated "citherns and harps"; the Revised Version (British and American) "harps and lutes"; compare guitar, zither): As 1 Maccabees was originally written in Hebrew, it is natural to suppose that these two Greek words stand for Hebrew nebhalim and kinnoroth; but to this it may be objected that kithara and kinura are not used elsewhere together to represent two different instruments. On the contrary we have either kinura kai nabla or kithara kai psalterion. The most probable explanation of the unusual collocation of these two words in 1 Maccabees is that kithara was a gloss meant to explain the obsolescent kinura.


James Millar


From Such Causes as These this Also Has Followed...
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with a plectrum and lyre, gesticulating like a player on the cithern and an ...
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Letter cvii. To Laeta.
... be so too. Let her be deaf to the sound of the organ, and not know even
the uses of the pipe, the lyre, and the cithern. 9. And ...
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... Noah Webster's Dictionary (n.) See Cittern. Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia.
CITHERN. sith'-ern (kithara; 1 Maccabees 4:54 the King ...
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Citadels (15 Occurrences)

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Zither (3 Occurrences)
... it. [Not to be confounded with the old lute-shaped cittern, or cithern.].
Multi-Version Concordance Zither (3 Occurrences). Daniel ...
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Cities (427 Occurrences)

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