New International Version
Begin the music, strike the timbrel, play the melodious harp and lyre.
King James Bible
Take a psalm, and bring hither the timbrel, the pleasant harp with the psaltery.
Darby Bible Translation
Raise a song, and sound the tambour, the pleasant harp with the lute.
World English Bible
Raise a song, and bring here the tambourine, the pleasant lyre with the harp.
Young's Literal Translation
Lift up a song, and give out a timbrel, A pleasant harp with psaltery.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Take a psalm - זמרה zimrah. I rather think that this was the name of a musical instrument.
Bring hither the timbrel - תף toph; some kind of drum or tom tom.
The pleasant harp - כנור kinnor. Probably a sistrum, or something like it. A Stringed instrument.
With the psaltery - נבל nebel, the nabla. The cithara, Septuagint.
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Then Miriam the prophet, Aaron's sister, took a timbrel in her hand, and all the women followed her, with timbrels and dancing.
I will praise you with the harp for your faithfulness, my God; I will sing praise to you with the lyre, Holy One of Israel.
to the music of the ten-stringed lyre and the melody of the harp.
Let us come before him with thanksgiving and extol him with music and song.
make music to the LORD with the harp, with the harp and the sound of singing,
Awake, harp and lyre! I will awaken the dawn.
I will sing a new song to you, my God; on the ten-stringed lyre I will make music to you,
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