Lyre
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) A stringed instrument of music; a kind of harp much used by the ancients, as an accompaniment to poetry.

2. (n.) One of the constellations; Lyra. See Lyra.

Greek
2788. kithara -- a lyre
... a lyre. Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration: kithara Phonetic Spelling:
(kith-ar'-ah) Short Definition: a harp Definition: a harp, lyre. ... harp, lyre. ...
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2790. kitharodos -- one who plays and sings to the lyre
... one who plays and sings to the lyre. Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine Transliteration:
kitharodos Phonetic Spelling: (kith-ar-o'-dos) Short Definition: a harpist ...
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2789. kitharizo -- to play on the lyre
... to play on the lyre. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: kitharizo Phonetic Spelling:
(kith-ar-id'-zo) Short Definition: I play on the harp Definition: intrans ...
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Strong's Hebrew
7030. qitharos -- a lyre, zither
... 7029, 7030. qitharos. 7031 . a lyre, zither. Transliteration: qitharos
Phonetic Spelling: (kee-thaw-roce') Short Definition: lyre. ...
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3658. kinnor -- a lyre
... 3657, 3658. kinnor. 3659 . a lyre. Transliteration: kinnor Phonetic
Spelling: (kin-nore') Short Definition: lyre. Word Origin of ...
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8067. sheminith -- Sheminith
... Word Origin fem. of shemini, qv. Sheminith Feminine of shmiyniy; probably an
eight-stringed lyre -- Sheminith. see HEBREW shmiyniy. 8066, 8067. ...
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5443. sabbeka -- trigon (a musical instrument)
... sackbut. (Aramaic) or sabbka: (Aramaic) {sab-bek- aw'}; from a root corresponding
to cabak; a lyre -- sackbut. see HEBREW cabak. 5442, 5443. ...
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5035. nebel -- a skin bottle, skin, jar, pitcher
... Or nebel {nay'-bel}; from nabel; a skin-bag for liquids (from collapsing when empty);
hence, a vase (as similar in shape when full); also a lyre (as having a ...
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6460. pesanterin -- (a triangular stringed instrument) perhaps ...
... psaltery. (Aramaic) or pcanteriyn {pes-an-tay-reen'}; a transliteration of the Gr.
Psalterion; a lyre -- psaltery. 6459, 6460. pesanterin. 6461 . ...
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Library

Invention of the Lyre; Allegorizing the Appearance and Position of ...
... Chapter XLVIII."Invention of the Lyre; Allegorizing the Appearance and Position
of the Stars; Origin of the Phoenicians; The Logos Identified by Aratus with ...
/.../the refutation of all heresies/chapter xlviii invention of the lyre.htm

Of the Mind and Its Seat.
... existence, but that the power of perception exists from the constitution of the
body and the construction of the organs, as harmony does in the case of the lyre ...
/.../lactantius/on the workmanship of god/chap xvi of the mind and.htm

Proof of the Existence of the Rational Soul. -1 Difference of Man ...
... knows that these are injurious, unless the intellect decide.4. And the case, to
look at it by aid of a simile, is like that of a well-fashioned lyre in the ...
/.../athanasius/select works and letters or athanasius/section 31 proof of the.htm

How to Conduct Ourselves at Feasts.
... Lord. "And praise Him on the lyre." [1403] By the lyre is meant the mouth
struck by the Spirit, as it were by a plectrum. "Praise ...
/.../clement/the instructor paedagogus/chapter iv how to conduct ourselves.htm

David's victory Over the Giant
... Let your servants who are here advise you, and let them seek a man skilled
in playing the lyre. Then, whenever the evil spirit comes ...
/.../sherman/the childrens bible/davids victory over the giant.htm

Exhortation to Abandon the Impious Mysteries of Idolatry for the ...
... But there was a contest, and Eunomos was playing the lyre in the summer time: it
was when the grasshoppers, warmed by the sun, were chirping beneath the leaves ...
/.../clement/exhortation to the heathen/chapter i exhortation to abandon the.htm

John I.
... audience believe him other than he is by carriage, by look, by voice, needing for
the delivery of his message no instruments of music, as harp, lyre, or any ...
/.../chrysostom/homilies on the gospel of st john and hebrews/homily i john i.htm

That the Inventors of Other Arts were Mostly Barbarians.
... The Sicilians, close to Italy, were the first inventors of the phorminx, which
is not much inferior to the lyre. And they invented castanets. ...
/.../clement/the stromata or miscellanies/chapter xvi that the inventors of.htm

This HomilyWas Delivered in the Old Church of Antioch
... and thy often infirmities.". 1. Ye have heard the Apostolic voice, that trumpet
from heaven, that spiritual lyre! For even as a trumpet ...
/.../chrysostom/on the priesthood/homily i this homily was.htm

That the Form of Man was Framed to Serve as an Instrument for the ...
... his own voice, and yet wish to make his skill known, might make melody with voices
of others, and publish his art by the aid of flutes or of the lyre, so also ...
/.../gregory/gregory of nyssa dogmatic treatises etc/ix that the form of.htm

Thesaurus
Lyre (32 Occurrences)
... See Lyra. Multi-Version Concordance Lyre (32 Occurrences). ... (See RSV). Psalms 6:1
For the Chief Musician; on stringed instruments, upon the eight-stringed lyre. ...
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Lute (13 Occurrences)
... 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 ...
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Flute (16 Occurrences)
... 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 ...
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Pipe (13 Occurrences)
... 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 ...
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Zither (3 Occurrences)
... 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 ...
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Eight-stringed (3 Occurrences)
... 1 Chronicles 15:21 and Mattithiah, and Eliphelehu, and Mikneiah, and Obed-Edom,
and Jeiel, and Azaziah, with harps tuned to the eight-stringed lyre, to lead. ...
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Lyres (21 Occurrences)
... 1 Chronicles 15:21 and Mattithiah, and Eliphelehu, and Mikneiah, and Obed-Edom,
and Jeiel, and Azaziah, with harps tuned to the eight-stringed lyre, to lead. ...
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Praises (66 Occurrences)
... (See RSV). Psalms 33:2 Give thanks to Yahweh with the lyre. ... I sing praises to
you with the lyre, Holy One of Israel. (WEB JPS ASV NAS RSV). ...
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Ten-stringed (3 Occurrences)
... (DBY). Psalms 92:3 with the ten-stringed lute, with the harp, and with the melody
of the lyre. (WEB NAS NIV). ... On a ten-stringed lyre, I will sing praises to you. ...
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Tambourine (8 Occurrences)
... the pipe. (WEB RSV NIV). Psalms 81:2 Raise a song, and bring here the tambourine,
the pleasant lyre with the harp. (WEB NIV). Psalms ...
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Concordance
Lyre (32 Occurrences)

Genesis 4:21
His brother's name was Jubal, who was the father of all who handle the harp and pipe.
(See NAS RSV)

Genesis 31:27
Why did you flee secretly, and deceive me, and didn't tell me, that I might have sent you away with mirth and with songs, with tambourine and with harp;
(See NAS RSV)

1 Samuel 16:16
Let our lord now command your servants who are before you, to seek out a man who is a skillful player on the harp. It shall happen, when the evil spirit from God is on you, that he shall play with his hand, and you shall be well."
(See RSV)

1 Samuel 16:23
It happened, when the evil spirit from God was on Saul, that David took the harp, and played with his hand: so Saul was refreshed, and was well, and the evil spirit departed from him.
(See RSV)

1 Samuel 18:10
It happened on the next day, that an evil spirit from God came mightily on Saul, and he prophesied in the midst of the house. David played with his hand, as he did day by day. Saul had his spear in his hand;
(See RSV)

1 Samuel 19:9
An evil spirit from Yahweh was on Saul, as he sat in his house with his spear in his hand; and David was playing with his hand.
(See RSV)

1 Chronicles 15:21
and Mattithiah, and Eliphelehu, and Mikneiah, and Obed-Edom, and Jeiel, and Azaziah, with harps tuned to the eight-stringed lyre, to lead.
(WEB NAS RSV)

1 Chronicles 25:3
Of Jeduthun; the sons of Jeduthun: Gedaliah, and Zeri, and Jeshaiah, Hashabiah, and Mattithiah, six, under the hands of their father Jeduthun with the harp, who prophesied in giving thanks and praising Yahweh.
(See RSV)

Job 21:12
They sing to the tambourine and harp, and rejoice at the sound of the pipe.
(See RSV)

Job 30:31
Therefore my harp has turned to mourning, and my pipe into the voice of those who weep.
(See RSV)

Psalms 6:1
For the Chief Musician; on stringed instruments, upon the eight-stringed lyre. A Psalm by David. Yahweh, don't rebuke me in your anger, neither discipline me in your wrath.
(WEB)

Psalms 12:1
For the Chief Musician; upon an eight-stringed lyre. A Psalm of David. Help, Yahweh; for the godly man ceases. For the faithful fail from among the children of men.
(WEB)

Psalms 33:2
Give thanks to Yahweh with the lyre. Sing praises to him with the harp of ten strings.
(WEB NAS RSV NIV)

Psalms 43:4
Then I will go to the altar of God, to God, my exceeding joy. I will praise you on the harp, God, my God.
(See NAS RSV)

Psalms 49:4
I will incline my ear to a proverb. I will open my riddle on the harp.
(See RSV)

Psalms 57:8
Wake up, my glory! Wake up, psaltery and harp! I will wake up the dawn.
(See NAS RSV NIV)

Psalms 71:22
I will also praise you with the harp for your faithfulness, my God. I sing praises to you with the lyre, Holy One of Israel.
(WEB NAS RSV NIV)

Psalms 81:2
Raise a song, and bring here the tambourine, the pleasant lyre with the harp.
(WEB NAS RSV NIV)

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

Psalms 98:5
Sing praises to Yahweh with the harp, with the harp and the voice of melody.
(See NAS RSV)

Psalms 108:2
Wake up, harp and lyre! I will wake up the dawn.
(WEB NAS RSV NIV)

Psalms 144:9
I will sing a new song to you, God. On a ten-stringed lyre, I will sing praises to you.
(WEB NIV)

Psalms 147:7
Make songs of praise to the Lord; make melody to our God with instruments of music.
(See NAS RSV)

Psalms 149:3
Let them give praise to his name in the dance: let them make melody to him with instruments of brass and corded instruments of music.
(See NAS RSV)

Psalms 150:3
Praise him with the sounding of the trumpet! Praise him with harp and lyre!
(WEB NAS NIV)

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.
(WEB DBY NAS RSV NIV)

Isaiah 16:11
For this cause the cords of my heart are sounding for Moab, and I am full of sorrow for Kir-heres.
(See RSV)

Isaiah 24:8
The pleasing sound of all instruments of music has come to an end, and the voices of those who are glad.
(See RSV)

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;
(WEB NAS RSV 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.
(WEB NAS RSV 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;
(WEB NAS RSV 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?
(WEB NAS RSV NIV)

Subtopics

Lyre

Related Terms

Lute (13 Occurrences)

Flute (16 Occurrences)

Pipe (13 Occurrences)

Zither (3 Occurrences)

Eight-stringed (3 Occurrences)

Lyres (21 Occurrences)

Praises (66 Occurrences)

Ten-stringed (3 Occurrences)

Tambourine (8 Occurrences)

Tambour (7 Occurrences)

Musician (112 Occurrences)

Choirmaster (55 Occurrences)

Shell (1 Occurrence)

Psalm (213 Occurrences)

Harp (36 Occurrences)

Horn (108 Occurrences)

Moment (71 Occurrences)

Sing (147 Occurrences)

Music (143 Occurrences)

Vanished (13 Occurrences)

Operation (8 Occurrences)

O'bed-e'dom (14 Occurrences)

Je-i'el (11 Occurrences)

Jubal (1 Occurrence)

Jeiel (13 Occurrences)

Lying-in-wait (1 Occurrence)

Tuned (3 Occurrences)

Trigon (3 Occurrences)

Resounding (3 Occurrences)

Elipheleh (2 Occurrences)

Eliphelehu (2 Occurrences)

Directing (4 Occurrences)

Dulcimer (3 Occurrences)

Disappear (13 Occurrences)

Mahalath (6 Occurrences)

Mikneiah (2 Occurrences)

Mattithiah (8 Occurrences)

Psaltery (17 Occurrences)

Banquets (5 Occurrences)

Bagpipe (4 Occurrences)

Ceases (10 Occurrences)

Chinnereth (4 Occurrences)

Azaziah (3 Occurrences)

Strings (11 Occurrences)

Blazing (27 Occurrences)

Stringed (34 Occurrences)

Obed-edom (16 Occurrences)

Wake (34 Occurrences)

Godly (50 Occurrences)

Discipline (63 Occurrences)

Rebuke (77 Occurrences)

Melody (55 Occurrences)

Fiery (47 Occurrences)

Golden (86 Occurrences)

Furnace (35 Occurrences)

Play (61 Occurrences)

Dawn (70 Occurrences)

Pleasant (119 Occurrences)

Nebuchadnezzar (90 Occurrences)

Sounding (99 Occurrences)

Considered (80 Occurrences)

Trumpet (74 Occurrences)

Decree (82 Occurrences)

Rescue (92 Occurrences)

Harps (27 Occurrences)

Worshiped (83 Occurrences)

Feasts (45 Occurrences)

Fail (130 Occurrences)

Instruments (136 Occurrences)

Thanks (151 Occurrences)

Money (284 Occurrences)

David (1052 Occurrences)

Ministry (44 Occurrences)

Faithfulness (91 Occurrences)

Psalms (44 Occurrences)

Languages (36 Occurrences)

Faithful (136 Occurrences)

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