Lute
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) A cement of clay or other tenacious infusible substance for sealing joints in apparatus, or the mouths of vessels or tubes, or for coating the bodies of retorts, etc., when exposed to heat; -- called also luting.

2. (n.) A packing ring, as of rubber, for fruit jars, etc.

3. (n.) A straight-edged piece of wood for striking off superfluous clay from mold.

4. (v. t.) To close or seal with lute; as, to lute on the cover of a crucible; to lute a joint.

5. (n.) A stringed instrument formerly much in use. It consists of four parts, namely, the table or front, the body, having nine or ten ribs or sides, arranged like the divisions of a melon, the neck, which has nine or ten frets or divisions, and the head, or cross, in which the screws for tuning are inserted. The strings are struck with the right hand, and with the left the stops are pressed.

6. (v. i.) To sound, as a lute. Piers Plowman. Keats.

7. (v. t.) To play on a lute, or as on a lute.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
LUTE

lut (nebhel; thus the Revised Version (British and American); the King James Version viol (Isaiah 5:12)): Nebhel is rendered elsewhere by psaltery" or "viol." The lute was originally an Arabic instrument. It resembled a guitar, though with a longer and more slender neck. The name is derived from Arabic al'ood, with a of article elided; hence, Italian liuto; French luth.

See MUSIC.

Strong's Hebrew
5035b. nebel -- perhaps a harp or a lute, a guitar
nebel or nebel. 5035a, 5035b. nebel or nebel. 5036 . perhaps a harp or a lute,
a guitar. Transliteration: nebel or nebel Short Definition: harps. ...
/hebrew/5035b.htm - 5k

7991. shaliysh -- a third (part)
... 23:13) {shaw-loshe'}; from shalowsh; a triple, ie (as a musical instrument) a triangle
(or perhaps rather three-stringed lute); also (as an indefinite, great ...
/hebrew/7991.htm - 6k

Library

The Test by Fire
... Then the herald cried aloud, "To you it is commanded, O peoples, nations: 'The moment
you hear the sound of the trumpet, flute, lute, harp, bagpipe, and all ...
//christianbookshelf.org/sherman/the childrens bible/the test by fire.htm

How the Purity of Indifference is to be Practised in the Actions ...
... One of the most excellent musicians in the world, who played perfectly upon the
lute, became in time so extremely deaf that he entirely lost the use of his ...
/.../francis/treatise on the love of god/chapter ix how the purity.htm

Book ix. On Jerusalem and Her Enemies
... [Ps.118(119):25 Vulgate]. The lute is good works; in the psalm: a glad lute
with a zither. [Ps.80(81):3(2) Vulgate]. The zither is ...
/.../eucherius/the formulae of st eucherius of lyons/book ix on jerusalem and.htm

The Christ Crowned, the Fact
... "When God sought a King for His people of old, He went to the fields to find him;
A shepherd was he, with his crook and his lute And a following flock behind ...
/.../i the christ crowned the fact.htm

The Beatific vision.
... Awake up, my glory; awake, lute and harp: I myself will awake right early. ... He
intends, he says, to awake early, and sing it to lute and harp. ...
/.../kingsley/westminster sermons/sermon xxvii the beatific vision.htm

The Philosopher's Devotion: the Song of Bathynous
... Lo! from far I you salute,. Sweetly warbling on my lute,. Indie, Egypt, Araby,. ...
Or an hand to wear and tire. On the thankful lute or lyre. ...
/.../palgrave/the treasury of sacred song/cxlviii the philosophers devotion the.htm

MC Wesley. Brotherly Love.
... 505. 7s. MC Wesley. Brotherly Love. 1 Lord! subdue our selfish will; Each to each
our tempers suit, By Thy modulating skill, Heart to heart, as lute to lute. ...
/.../various/book of hymns for public and private devotion/505 7s m c wesley.htm

The Harmony of Love.
... M. C. Wesley. The Harmony of Love. 1 Lord! subdue our selfish will; Each to each
our tempers suit, By thy modulating skill, Heart to heart, as lute to lute. ...
/.../adams/hymns for christian devotion/392 the harmony of.htm

Galatians.
... which, like a strumpet in the streets, does not aim at instructing the public, but
at winning their favour; like a psaltery or a sweet-sounding lute, it must ...
//christianbookshelf.org/jerome/the principal works of st jerome/galatians.htm

On the Psalms. I.
... And the sound does not come from the lower parts, as is the case with the
lute and certain other instruments, but from the upper. ...
/.../hippolytus/the extant works and fragments of hippolytus/on the psalms i.htm

Thesaurus
Lute (13 Occurrences)
... 4. (vt) To close or seal with lute; as, to lute on the cover of a crucible; to
lute a joint. ... 6. (vi) To sound, as a lute. Piers Plowman. Keats. ...
/l/lute.htm - 11k

Sambuca (4 Occurrences)
... Daniel 3:5 that at what time ye hear the sound of the cornet, pipe, lute, sambuca,
psaltery, bagpipe, and all kinds of music, ye fall down and worship the ...
/s/sambuca.htm - 7k

Viol (2 Occurrences)
... Easton's Bible Dictionary Hebrews nebel (Isaiah 5:12, RV, "lute;14:11), a musical
instrument, usually rendered "psaltery" (qv). Noah Webster's Dictionary. ...
/v/viol.htm - 8k

Ten-stringed (3 Occurrences)
... Ten-stringed (3 Occurrences). Psalms 33:2 Give thanks unto Jehovah with the
harp; sing psalms unto him with the ten-stringed lute. (DBY). ...
/t/ten-stringed.htm - 7k

Mahalath (6 Occurrences)
... A lute; lyre. ... Mahalath Maschil. In the title of Psalm 53, denoting that this was
a didactic psalm, to be sung to the accompaniment of the lute or guitar. ...
/m/mahalath.htm - 11k

Psaltery (17 Occurrences)
... with twelve strings. The Hebrew word nebhel, so rendered, is translated
"viol" in Isaiah 5:12 (RV, "lute"); 14:11. In Dan. 3:5, 7 ...
/p/psaltery.htm - 12k

Music (143 Occurrences)
... (3.) The sabbeka, or "sackbut," a lute or lyre. ... (6.) Machalath, in the titles
of Psalm 53 and 88; supposed to be a kind of lute or guitar. ...
/m/music.htm - 78k

Lutes (16 Occurrences)

/l/lutes.htm - 11k

Zither (3 Occurrences)
... it. [Not to be confounded with the old lute-shaped cittern, or cithern.].
Multi-Version Concordance Zither (3 Occurrences). Daniel ...
/z/zither.htm - 7k

Outpost (7 Occurrences)
... shall come to pass, when thou comest thither, into the city, that thou shalt meet
a company of prophets coming down from the high place with lute and tambour ...
/o/outpost.htm - 9k

Concordance
Lute (13 Occurrences)

Psalms 33:2
Give thanks unto Jehovah with the harp; sing psalms unto him with the ten-stringed lute.
(DBY)

Psalms 57:8
Awake, my glory; awake, lute and harp: I will wake the dawn.
(DBY)

Psalms 81:2
Raise a song, and sound the tambour, the pleasant harp with the lute.
(DBY)

Psalms 92:3
with the ten-stringed lute, with the harp, and with the melody of the lyre.
(WEB DBY NAS RSV)

Psalms 108:2
Awake, lute and harp: I will wake the dawn.
(DBY)

Psalms 144:9
O God, I will sing a new song unto thee; with the ten-stringed lute will I sing psalms unto thee:
(DBY)

Psalms 150:3
Praise him with the sound of the trumpet; praise him with lute and harp;
(DBY RSV)

Isaiah 5:12
The harp, lyre, tambourine, and flute, with wine, are at their feasts; but they don't respect the work of Yahweh, neither have they considered the operation of his hands.
(Root in WEB ASV DBY NAS RSV NIV)

Daniel 3:5
that whenever you hear the sound of the horn, flute, zither, lyre, harp, pipe, and all kinds of music, you fall down and worship the golden image that Nebuchadnezzar the king has set up;
(Root in WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)

Daniel 3:7
Therefore at that time, when all the peoples heard the sound of the horn, flute, zither, lyre, harp, pipe, and all kinds of music, all the peoples, the nations, and the languages, fell down and worshiped the golden image that Nebuchadnezzar the king had set up.
(Root in WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)

Daniel 3:10
You, O king, have made a decree, that every man that shall hear the sound of the horn, flute, zither, lyre, harp, pipe, and all kinds of music, shall fall down and worship the golden image;
(Root in WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)

Daniel 3:15
Now if you are ready whenever you hear the sound of the horn, flute, zither, lyre, harp, pipe, and all kinds of music to fall down and worship the image which I have made, well : but if you don't worship, you shall be cast the same hour into the midst of a burning fiery furnace; and who is that god that shall deliver you out of my hands?
(Root in WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)

Amos 6:5
that chant to the sound of the lute, and invent them instruments of music, like David;
(DBY)

Subtopics

Lute

Related Terms

Sambuca (4 Occurrences)

Viol (2 Occurrences)

Ten-stringed (3 Occurrences)

Mahalath (6 Occurrences)

Psaltery (17 Occurrences)

Music (143 Occurrences)

Lutes (16 Occurrences)

Zither (3 Occurrences)

Outpost (7 Occurrences)

Lyre (32 Occurrences)

Lusty (3 Occurrences)

Resounding (3 Occurrences)

Dulcimer (3 Occurrences)

Stringed (34 Occurrences)

Melody (55 Occurrences)

Psalms (44 Occurrences)

Higgaion (2 Occurrences)

Harp (36 Occurrences)

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