Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

The singers are in front, the musicians follow, strumming their stringed instruments among the maidens who are playing their tambourines.

New American Standard Bible

The singers went on, the musicians after them, In the midst of the maidens beating tambourines.

King James Version

The singers went before, the players on instruments followed after; among them were the damsels playing with timbrels.

Holman Bible

Singers lead the way,
with musicians following;
among them are young women
playing tambourines.

A Conservative Version

The singers went before, the minstrels followed after, in the midst of the damsels playing with timbrels.

American Standard Version

The singers went before, the minstrels followed after, In the midst of the damsels playing with timbrels.

Amplified

The singers go in front, the players on instruments last; between them the maidens are playing on tambourines.

Bible in Basic English

The makers of songs go before, the players of music come after, among the young girls playing on brass instruments.

Darby Translation

The singers went before, the players on stringed instruments after, in the midst of maidens playing on tabrets.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The singers went before, the players on instruments followed after; in between them were the virgins playing with timbrels.

Julia Smith Translation

The chiefs went before, they playing on instruments, after; in the midst, girls beating the tabret.

King James 2000

The singers went before, the players on instruments followed after; among them were the damsels playing with timbrels.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Singers went up front, those playing stringed instruments last, between [them] young women [playing] tambourines.

Modern King James verseion

The singers went before, then the musicians came; among them were the virgins playing the timbrels.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The singers go before, the minstrels follow after; in the midst are the damsels playing with the timbrels.

NET Bible

Singers walk in front; musicians follow playing their stringed instruments, in the midst of young women playing tambourines.

New Heart English Bible

The singers went before, the minstrels followed after, in the midst of the ladies playing with tambourines,

The Emphasized Bible

In front are the singers, Behind are the harpers, In the midst of damsels playing on timbrels:

Webster

The singers went before, the players on instruments followed after; among them were the damsels playing with timbrels.

World English Bible

The singers went before, the minstrels followed after, in the midst of the ladies playing with tambourines,

Youngs Literal Translation

Singers have been before, Behind are players on instruments, In the midst virgins playing with timbrels.

Context Readings

God's Majestic Power

24 They have observed your processions, God, the processions of my God, my king, in the sanctuary. 25 The singers are in front, the musicians follow, strumming their stringed instruments among the maidens who are playing their tambourines. 26 Bless God in the great congregation, the LORD who is the fountain of Israel.


Cross References

Judges 11:34

When Jephthah arrived at his home in Mizpah surprise! it was his daughter who came out to meet him, playing tambourines and dancing. She was his one and only child. Except for her, he had no other son or daughter.

Exodus 15:20

Then Miriam the prophetess, Aaron's sister, took a tambourine in her hand and went out with all the women behind her with tambourines and dancing.

1 Chronicles 13:8

David and all of Israel were dancing in the presence of God with all of their might with songs, harps, tambourines, cymbals, and trumpets.

1 Samuel 18:6

When David returned from defeating the Philistine, as they were entering the city, women from all the towns of Israel came out to meet King Saul, singing and dancing as they joyously played tambourines and lyres.

Psalm 87:7

Then singers, as they play their instruments, will declare, "All my roots are in you." A song. A psalm by the descendants of Korah. According to . An instruction by Heman the Ezrahite.

Psalm 148:12-13

young men and young women alike, along with older people and children.

Psalm 150:3-5

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

Jeremiah 31:4

I'll again build you, and you will be rebuilt, Virgin Israel! You will again take up your tambourines and go out to dance with those who are filled with joy.

Jeremiah 31:13

The virgins will rejoice with dancing, together with young men and old men. For I'll turn their mourning into joy, and I'll comfort them and give them gladness instead of sorrow.

Revelation 14:2-3

Then I heard a sound from heaven like that of many waters and like the sound of loud thunder. The sound I heard was like harpists playing on their harps.

Revelation 15:2-3

Then I saw what looked like a sea of glass mixed with fire. Those who had conquered the beast, its image, and the number of its name were standing on the sea of glass holding God's harps in their hands.

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