from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun plural (Script.) Stringed instruments.


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  • It is most likely that nehiloth is the general term for perforated wind-instruments of all kinds, as neginoth denotes all manner of stringed instruments.

    Smith's Bible Dictionary

  • Probably not only the safety, but the moral elevation, of Israel above all the lands of the earth is implied (De 33: 29). on my stringed instruments -- neginoth.

    Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

  • This psalm was committed to one of the chiefs, to be sung on neginoth -- stringed instruments (Hab.iii. 19), which were played on with the hand; with music of that kind the choristers were to sing this psalm: and it should seem that then they only sung, not the people; but the

    Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume III (Job to Song of Solomon)


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