Psalm 98:5
New International Version
make music to the LORD with the harp, with the harp and the sound of singing,

New Living Translation
Sing your praise to the LORD with the harp, with the harp and melodious song,

English Standard Version
Sing praises to the LORD with the lyre, with the lyre and the sound of melody!

Berean Study Bible
Sing praises to the LORD with the lyre, in melodious song with the harp.

King James Bible
Sing unto the LORD with the harp; with the harp, and the voice of a psalm.

New King James Version
Sing to the LORD with the harp, With the harp and the sound of a psalm,

New American Standard Bible
Sing praises to the LORD with the lyre, With the lyre and the sound of melody.

NASB 1995
Sing praises to the LORD with the lyre, With the lyre and the sound of melody.

NASB 1977
Sing praises to the LORD with the lyre; With the lyre and the sound of melody.

Amplified Bible
Sing praises to the LORD with the lyre, With the lyre and the sound of melody.

Christian Standard Bible
Sing to the LORD with the lyre, with the lyre and melodious song.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Sing to the LORD with the lyre, with the lyre and melodious song.

American Standard Version
Sing praises unto Jehovah with the harp; With the harp and the voice of melody.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Sing to LORD JEHOVAH with harps and with the voice of singing

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Sing to the Lord with a harp, with a harp, and the voice of a psalm.

Contemporary English Version
Make music for him on harps. Play beautiful melodies!

Douay-Rheims Bible
Sing praise to the Lord on the harp, on the harp, and with the voice of a psalm:

English Revised Version
Sing praises unto the LORD with the harp; with the harp and the voice of melody:

Good News Translation
Sing praises to the LORD! Play music on the harps!

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Make music to the LORD with a lyre, with a lyre and the melody of a psalm,

International Standard Version
Sing praises to the LORD with a lyre— with a lyre and a melodious song!

JPS Tanakh 1917
Sing praises unto the LORD with the harp; With the harp and the voice of melody.

Literal Standard Version
Sing to YHWH with harp, "" With harp, and voice of praise,

NET Bible
Sing to the LORD accompanied by a harp, accompanied by a harp and the sound of music!

New Heart English Bible
Sing praises to the LORD with the harp, with the harp and the voice of melody.

World English Bible
Sing praises to Yahweh with the harp, with the harp and the voice of melody.

Young's Literal Translation
Sing to Jehovah with harp, With harp, and voice of praise,

Additional Translations ...
Context
Sing to the LORD a New Song
4Make a joyful noise to the LORD, all the earth; break forth—let your cry ring out, and sing praises! 5Sing praises to the LORD with the lyre, in melodious song with the harp. 6With trumpets and the blast of the ram’s horn shout for joy before the LORD, the King.…

Cross References
Psalm 81:2
Lift up a song, strike the tambourine, play the sweet-sounding harp and lyre.

Psalm 92:3
with the ten-stringed harp and the melody of the lyre.

Psalm 105:2
Sing to Him, sing praises to Him; tell of all His wonders.

Isaiah 51:3
For the LORD will comfort Zion and will look with compassion on all her ruins; He will make her wilderness like Eden and her desert like the garden of the LORD. Joy and gladness will be found in her, thanksgiving and melodious song.


Treasury of Scripture

Sing to the LORD with the harp; with the harp, and the voice of a psalm.

Psalm 33:2
Praise the LORD with harp: sing unto him with the psaltery and an instrument of ten strings.

Psalm 92:3,4
Upon an instrument of ten strings, and upon the psaltery; upon the harp with a solemn sound…

1 Chronicles 15:16
And David spake to the chief of the Levites to appoint their brethren to be the singers with instruments of musick, psalteries and harps and cymbals, sounding, by lifting up the voice with joy.









(5) Sing . . .--Rather, Play to Jehovah on a harp. on a harp, and with melodious sound of music.

Verse 5. - Sing unto the Lord with the harp; i.e. "with a harp accompaniment." It is fitting that in the praises of God instrumental music should be joined with vocal melody (comp. Exodus 15:20; 2 Samuel 6:15; 1 Chronicles 15:16, 28; 1 Chronicles 16:6; 2 Chronicles 5:12, 13; Ezra 3:10; Nehemiah 12:27, etc.). With the harp, and the voice of a psalm; or, the voice of melody (Revised Version).

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Sing praises
זַמְּר֣וּ (zam·mə·rū)
Verb - Piel - Imperative - masculine plural
Strong's 2167: Play, to make music, celebrate in song and music

to the LORD
לַיהוָ֣ה (Yah·weh)
Preposition-l | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

with the lyre,
בְּכִנּ֑וֹר (bə·ḵin·nō·wr)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 3658: A harp

in melodious
זִמְרָֽה׃ (zim·rāh)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 2172: Melody, song (in praise of Yah)

song
וְק֣וֹל (wə·qō·wl)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 6963: A voice, sound

with the harp.
בְּ֝כִנּ֗וֹר (bə·ḵin·nō·wr)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 3658: A harp


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