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See MUSIC, I, 1, (2), (c).

5568. psalmos -- a striking (of musical strings), a psalm
... a striking (of musical strings), a psalm. Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Transliteration: psalmos Phonetic Spelling: (psal-mos') Short Definition: a psalm ...
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Strong's Hebrew
6218. asor -- a ten, decade
... Word Origin from the same as eser Definition a ten, decade NASB Word Usage ten
(1), ten strings (2), ten-stringed (1), tenth (12). instrument of ten strings,. ...
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4482. men -- string (of a harp)
... From an unused root meaning to apportion; a part; hence, a musical chord (as parted
into strings) -- in (the same) (Psalm 68:23), stringed instrument (Psalm 150 ...
/hebrew/4482.htm - 5k

2167. zamar -- to make music (in praise of God)
... With zamar through the idea of striking with the fingers); properly, to touch the
strings or parts of a musical instrument, ie Play upon it; to make music ...
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2737. charuz -- string of beads
... Definition: beads. Word Origin from an unused word Definition string of
beads NASB Word Usage strings of beads (1). chain. From an ...
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5059. nagan -- to touch or play a stringed instrument
... Word Usage minstrel (1), minstrel played (1), musician (1), musicians (1), play
(5), play songs (1), player (1), playing (2), plays (1), pluck the strings (1). ...
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The Heart-Strings of God.
... I John's Story The Heart-strings of God. There's a tense tugging at the heart of
God. The heart-strings of God are tight, as tight as tight can be. ...
/.../gordon/quiet talks on johns gospel/the heart-strings of god.htm

A Harp of Ten Strings
... A Harp of Ten Strings. A Sermon (No.2219). Intended for Reading on
Lord's-Day, August 30th, 1891,. Delivered by. CH SPURGEON,. At the ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 37 1891/a harp of ten strings.htm

He Argues against the Same as to the Reason of Offences.
... And so do men live in opposition to the three and seven, that psaltery "of ten strings,"
[251] Thy ten commandments, O God most high and most sweet. ...
/.../the confessions and letters of st/chapter viii he argues against the.htm

Sanctification is a Mystery.
... the law. It is like a harp with broken strings. The harp was made to produce
music by the harmonious vibration of the strings. But ...
/.../kuyper/the work of the holy spirit/ii sanctification is a mystery.htm

Psalm CL.
... We have already in another Psalm, [6020] explained that the psaltery hath that board,
whereon the series of strings rests that it may give a better sound, above ...
/...// on the book of psalms/psalm cl.htm

Invention of the Lyre; Allegorizing the Appearance and Position of ...
... It consists of seven strings, signifying by these seven strings the entire harmony
and construction of the world as it is melodiously constituted. ...
/.../the refutation of all heresies/chapter xlviii invention of the lyre.htm

The Master's Touch.
... He dusted it tenderly with his handkerchief, changed the tension of the strings,
and held it up to his ear lingeringly as though hearing something. ...
// talks on service/the masters touch.htm

October the Fifth the Soul and Nature
... What then? "Tune my heart to sing Thy praise." We must bring the broken strings,
the rusted strings, the jarring strings to the Repairer and Tuner of the soul. ...
/.../jowett/my daily meditation for the circling year/october the fifth the soul.htm

Prayer in the Unconverted.
... Sin did not remove the strings, for then it could not produce even discord; but
sin has put it out of tune, and now its tones are harsh and grating upon the ear ...
/.../kuyper/the work of the holy spirit/xli prayer in the unconverted.htm

Book ix. On Jerusalem and Her Enemies
... The ten strings of a ten-stringed lute are the ten precepts or the five senses of
the exterior man combined with the five of the interior; in the psalm: on a ...
/.../eucherius/the formulae of st eucherius of lyons/book ix on jerusalem and.htm

Strings (11 Occurrences)
... Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia TEN STRINGS. (`asor). ... Multi-Version Concordance
Strings (11 Occurrences). Psalms 11:2 For, behold, the wicked bend their bows. ...
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String (12 Occurrences)
... as of a piano, harp, or violin; specifically (pl.), the stringed instruments of
an orchestra, in distinction from the wind instruments; as, the strings took up ...
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Psaltery (17 Occurrences)
... Easton's Bible Dictionary A musical instrument, supposed to have been
a kind of lyre, or a harp with twelve strings. The Hebrew ...
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Instrument (45 Occurrences)
... heavens! (WEB). Psalms 33:2 Praise the LORD with harp: sing unto him with the
psaltery and an instrument of ten strings. (KJV BBE WBS). ...
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Music (143 Occurrences)
... III. MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS 1. Strings 2. Winds 3. Percussion Instruments
LITERATURE I. Importance. ... kithara. 1. Strings: (1) When Used. ...
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Viol (2 Occurrences)
... 1. (n.) A stringed musical instrument of the same form as the violin, but larger,
and having six strings, to be struck with a bow, and the neck furnished with ...
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Stringed (34 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (pp) of String. 2. (a.) Having strings; as, a stringed
instrument. 3. (a.) Produced by strings. Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. ...
/s/stringed.htm - 18k

Arrows (59 Occurrences)
... Psalms 11:2 For, behold, the wicked bend their bows. They set their arrows on the
strings, that they may shoot in darkness at the upright in heart. ...
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Harp (36 Occurrences)
... 15:21 mention is made of "harps on the Sheminith;" Revised Version, "harps set to
the Sheminith;" better perhaps "harps of eight strings." The soothing effect ...
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Strip (33 Occurrences)

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Strings (11 Occurrences)

Psalms 11:2
For, behold, the wicked bend their bows. They set their arrows on the strings, that they may shoot in darkness at the upright in heart.

Psalms 21:12
Therefore shalt thou make them turn their back, when thou shalt make ready thine arrows upon thy strings against the face of them.

Psalms 33:2
Give thanks to Yahweh with the lyre. Sing praises to him with the harp of ten strings.

Psalms 33:3
Sing to him a new song. Play skillfully with a shout of joy!
(See RSV)

Psalms 45:8
Myrrh, and aloes, and cassia are all thy garments; out of ivory palaces stringed instruments have made thee glad.
(See NIV)

Psalms 92:3
Upon an instrument of ten strings, and upon the psaltery; upon the harp with a solemn sound.

Psalms 144:9
I will sing a new song unto thee, O God: upon a psaltery and an instrument of ten strings will I sing praises unto thee.

Psalms 150:4
Praise Him with the timbrel and dance; praise Him with stringed instruments and the pipe.

Song of Songs 1:10
Your cheeks are beautiful with earrings, your neck with strings of jewels.

Isaiah 23:16
Take an instrument of music, go about the town, O loose woman who has gone out from the memory of man; make sweet melody with songs, so that you may come back to men's minds.
(See NAS)

Amos 6:5
who strum on the strings of a harp; who invent for themselves instruments of music, like David;



Related Terms

String (12 Occurrences)

Psaltery (17 Occurrences)

Instrument (45 Occurrences)

Music (143 Occurrences)

Viol (2 Occurrences)

Stringed (34 Occurrences)

Arrows (59 Occurrences)

Harp (36 Occurrences)

Strip (33 Occurrences)

Kin (18 Occurrences)

Necklace (9 Occurrences)

Neco (9 Occurrences)

Lyre (32 Occurrences)

Lute (13 Occurrences)

Lash (2 Occurrences)

Improvise (1 Occurrence)

Invent (2 Occurrences)

Fisherman (1 Occurrence)

Fitted (13 Occurrences)

Fisher (1 Occurrence)

Earrings (14 Occurrences)

Mouse (2 Occurrences)

Preparest (10 Occurrences)

Plaits (2 Occurrences)

Pin (10 Occurrences)

Peg (8 Occurrences)

Bend (29 Occurrences)

Butt (2 Occurrences)

Beads (3 Occurrences)

Bows (28 Occurrences)


Crowd (166 Occurrences)

Circlets (2 Occurrences)

Composed (8 Occurrences)

Cheeks (8 Occurrences)

Action (21 Occurrences)

Apron (1 Occurrence)

Arrow (34 Occurrences)

Shell (1 Occurrence)

Shoshannim (3 Occurrences)

Shadows (11 Occurrences)

String-music (8 Occurrences)

Stop (108 Occurrences)

Strum (1 Occurrence)

Sling (11 Occurrences)

Strand (3 Occurrences)

Praises (66 Occurrences)

Makest (68 Occurrences)

Shinar (8 Occurrences)


Fig-tree (33 Occurrences)

Shoot (51 Occurrences)

Jewels (54 Occurrences)

Rings (46 Occurrences)

Fig (45 Occurrences)

Buying (12 Occurrences)

Sing (147 Occurrences)

Beautiful (152 Occurrences)

Higgaion (2 Occurrences)

Neck (97 Occurrences)

Ten (234 Occurrences)

Solemn (100 Occurrences)

Thanks (151 Occurrences)

Harps (27 Occurrences)

David (1052 Occurrences)

Hosea (6 Occurrences)

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