New International Version
praise him with timbrel and dancing, praise him with the strings and pipe,
King James Bible
Praise him with the timbrel and dance: praise him with stringed instruments and organs.
Darby Bible Translation
Praise him with the tambour and dance; praise him with stringed instruments and the pipe;
World English Bible
Praise him with tambourine and dancing! Praise him with stringed instruments and flute!
Young's Literal Translation
Praise Him with timbrel and dance, Praise Him with stringed instruments and organ.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Praise him with the timbrel - תף toph, drum, tabret, or tomtom, or tympanum of the ancients; a skin stretched over a broad hoop; perhaps something like the tambarine. Anglo-Saxon; the glad pipe. Taburne; Old Psalter.
And dance - מחול machol, the pipe. The croude or crowthe: Old Psalter; a species of violin. It never means dance; see the note on Psalm 149:3. Crwth signifies a fiddle in Welsh.
Stringed instruments - מנים minnim. This literally signifies strings put in order; perhaps a triangular kind of hollow instrument on which the strings were regularly placed, growing shorter and shorter till they came to a point. This would give a variety of sounds, from a deep bass to a high treble. In an ancient MS. Psalter before me, David is represented in two places, playing on such an instrument. It may be the sambuck, or psaltery, or some such instrument.
Organs - עוגב ugab. Very likely the syrinx or mouth organ; Pan's pope; both of the ancients and moderns. The fistula, septem, disparibus nodis conjuncta, made of seven pieces of cane or thick straw, of unequal lengths, applied to the lips, each blown into, according to the note intended to be expressed. This instrument is often met with in the ancient bucolic or pastoral writers.
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with the timbrel
dance. or, pipe
"Let every thing that hath breath praise the Lord. Praise ye the Lord."--Psalm 150:6. "Lobe den Herren" Joachim Neander transl., Jane Borthwick, 1855 Praise to Jehovah! the almighty King of Creation! Swell heaven's chorus, chime in every heart, every nation! O my soul! wake-- Harp, lute, and psaltery take, Sound forth in glad adoration. Praise to Jehovah! whose love o'er thy course is attending, Redeeming thy life, and thee from all evil defending. Through all the past, O my soul! over thee …
Jane Borthwick—Hymns from the Land of Luther
How those that are at Variance and those that are at Peace are to be Admonished.
His brother's name was Jubal; he was the father of all who play stringed instruments and pipes.
Then Miriam the prophet, Aaron's sister, took a timbrel in her hand, and all the women followed her, with timbrels and dancing.
They sing to the music of timbrel and lyre; they make merry to the sound of the pipe.
All your robes are fragrant with myrrh and aloes and cassia; from palaces adorned with ivory the music of the strings makes you glad.
Let them praise his name with dancing and make music to him with timbrel and harp.
The LORD will save me, and we will sing with stringed instruments all the days of our lives in the temple of the LORD.
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