Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A stringed instrument of the ancient Hebrews, by some supposed to have resembled a harp, by others a lute. The name is differently rendered in different parts of the English version of the Bible.
“There are many allusions in the book of Psalms and elsewhere in the Old Testament to the harp (_kinnor_), the psaltery (_nebel_), the cornet (_shophar_) and other instruments.”
“Originally the Nibelungen were, as their name, which is connected with _nebel_, 'mist',”
“These, however, were familiar objects, and they received but a glance; upon the edge of the divan, close by him, a girl scarcely fifteen sat singing to the accompaniment of a nebel, which she rested upon her knee, and touched gracefully.”
“In Isa. 22: 24 it is the rendering of the Hebrew nebel, which properly means a bottle or vessel of skin.”
“It is impossible to say positively with what instrument the nebel of the Hebrew exactly corresponded, From the fact that nebel in Hebrew also signifies a wine-bottle or skin it has been conjectured that the term when applied to a musical instrument denotes a kind of bagpipe.”
“The Hebrew nabel or nebel is so rendered in the Authorized”
“The nebel is also said to have been a psaltery, but its etymology points to the Phoenician nabel, a triangular harp like a Greek delta.”
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