Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

and Mattithiah, Eliphelehu, Mikneiah, Obed-edom, Jeiel, and Azaziah led on lyres, sounding the octaves.

New American Standard Bible

and Mattithiah, Eliphelehu, Mikneiah, Obed-edom, Jeiel and Azaziah, to lead with lyres tuned to the sheminith.

King James Version

And Mattithiah, and Elipheleh, and Mikneiah, and Obededom, and Jeiel, and Azaziah, with harps on the Sheminith to excel.

Holman Bible

and Mattithiah, Eliphelehu, Mikneiah, Obed-edom, Jeiel, and Azaziah were to lead the music with lyres according to the Sheminith.

A Conservative Version

And Mattithiah, and Eliphelehu, and Mikneiah, and Obed-edom, and Jeiel, and Azaziah, with harps set to the Sheminith, to lead.

American Standard Version

and Mattithiah, and Eliphelehu, and Mikneiah, and Obed-edom, and Jeiel, and Azaziah, with harps set to the Sheminith, to lead.

Amplified

and Mattithiah, Eliphelehu, Mikneiah, Obed-edom, Jeiel, and Azaziah were to lead with lyres set to Sheminith [that is, the eighth string, a low pitch].

Bible in Basic English

And Mattithiah and Eliphelehu and Mikneiah and Obed-edom and Jeiel and Azaziah, with corded instruments on the octave, to give the first note of the song.

Darby Translation

and Mattithiah, and Elipheleh, and Mikneiah, and Obed-Edom and Jeiel, and Azaziah, with harps on the Sheminith to lead the singing.

Julia Smith Translation

And Mattithiah and Elipheleh, and Mikneiah, and Obed-Edom, and Jeiel, and Azaziah, with harps upon the Sheminith to shine.

King James 2000

And Mattithiah, and Eliphelehu, and Mikneiah, and Obed-edom, and Jeiel, and Azaziah, with lyres according to the Sheminith, to lead.

Lexham Expanded Bible

and Mattithiah, Eliphelehu, Mikneiah, Obed-Edom, Jeiel, and Azaziah [were to play] lyres, directing according to the Sheminith.

Modern King James verseion

And Mattithiah, and Elipheleh, and Mikneiah, and Obed-edom, and Jeiel, and Azaziah, were to lead with lyres on the octave.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And Mattithiah, Eliphelehu, Mikneiah, Obededom, Jeiel, and Azaziah sang with harps an eight above to courage with all.

NET Bible

Mattithiah, Eliphelehu, Mikneiah, Obed-Edom, Jeiel, and Azaziah were to play the lyres according to the sheminith style, as led by the director;

New Heart English Bible

and Mattithiah, and Eliphelehu, and Mikneiah, and Obed-Edom, and Jeiel, and Azaziah, with harps tuned to the eight-stringed lyre, to lead.

The Emphasized Bible

and Mattithiah, Eliphelehu, and Mikneiah, and Obed-edom, and Jeiel and Azaziah, - with lyres over the bass, to take the lead.

Webster

And Mattithiah, and Elipheleh, and Mikneiah, and Obed-edom, and Jeiel, and Azaziah, with harps on the Sheminith to excel.

World English Bible

and Mattithiah, and Eliphelehu, and Mikneiah, and Obed-Edom, and Jeiel, and Azaziah, with harps tuned to the eight-stringed lyre, to lead.

Youngs Literal Translation

and Mattithiah, and Elipheleh, and Mikneiah, and Obed-Edom, and Jeiel, and Azaziah, with harps, on the octave, to oversee.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
מתּתיהוּ מתּתיה 
Mattithyah 
Usage: 8

and Elipheleh
אליפלהוּ 
'Eliyph@lehuw 
Usage: 2

and Mikneiah
מקניהוּ 
Miqneyahuw 
Usage: 2

and Obededom
עבד אדום 
`Obed 'Edowm 
Usage: 20

and Jeiel
יעיאל 
Y@`iy'el 
Usage: 13

and Azaziah
עזזיהוּ 
`Azazyahuw 
Usage: 3

with harps
כּנּור 
Kinnowr 
Usage: 42

on the Sheminith
שׁמינית 
Sh@miyniyth 
Usage: 3

Verse Info

Context Readings

David's Wives And Children

20 Zechariah, Aziel, Shemiramoth, Jehiel, Unni, Eliab, Maaseiah, and Benaiah played harps to accompany the women singers, 21 and Mattithiah, Eliphelehu, Mikneiah, Obed-edom, Jeiel, and Azaziah led on lyres, sounding the octaves. 22 Chenaniah, music leader for the descendants of Levi, served as music director, because he was expert at it.


Cross References

1 Samuel 10:5

"After that you will come to Gibeath-elohim where the Philistine garrison is. As you arrive there at the town, you'll meet a band of prophets coming down from the high place with a harp, tambourine, flute, and lyre being played in front of them, and they'll be prophesying.

1 Chronicles 15:18

their second order relatives Zechariah, Jaaziel, Shemiramoth, Jehiel, Unni, Eliab, Benaiah, Maaseiah, Mattithiah, Eliphelehu, and Mikneiah, as well as the trustees Obed-edom and Jeiel.

1 Chronicles 16:5

Their director Asaph played cymbals, and next to him was Zechariah, followed by Jeiel, Shemiramoth, Jehiel, Mattithiah, Eliab, Benaiah, Obed-edom, and Jeiel, who played harps and lyres.

1 Chronicles 25:6-7

They were all under their father's supervision regarding music in the Temple of the LORD with cymbals, harps, and lyres for the service of the Temple of God.

Psalm 6:1-10

LORD, in your anger, do not rebuke me, in your wrath, do not discipline me.

Psalm 12:1

Help, LORD, for godly people no longer exist; trustworthy people have disappeared from humanity.

Psalm 33:2

With the lyre, give thanks to the LORD; with the ten stringed harp, play music to him;

Psalm 81:1-2

Sing joyfully to God, our strength. Raise a shout to the God of Jacob.

Psalm 92:3

accompanied by a ten-stringed instrument and a lyre, and the contemplative sound of a harp.

Psalm 150:3

Praise him with trumpet sounding. Praise him with stringed instrument and harp.

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