Parallel Verses

Webster

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

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.

International Standard Version

The singers are in front, the musicians follow, strumming their stringed instruments among the maidens who are playing their 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 of instruments last;
Between them the maidens 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.

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:

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 seen thy goings, O God; even the goings of my God, my King, in the sanctuary. 25 The singers went before, the players on instruments followed after; among them were the damsels playing with timbrels. 26 Bless ye God in the congregations, even the Lord, from the fountain of Israel.


Cross References

Judges 11:34

And Jephthah came to Mizpeh to his house, and behold, his daughter came out to meet him with timbrels and with dances: and she was his only child; beside her he had neither son nor daughter.

Exodus 15:20

And Miriam the prophetess, the sister of Aaron, took a timbrel in her hand; and all the women went out after her, with timbrels, and with dances.

1 Chronicles 13:8

And David and all Israel played before God with all their might, and with singing, and with harps, and with psalteries, and with timbrels, and with cymbals, and with trumpets.

1 Samuel 18:6

And it came to pass as they came, when David had returned from the slaughter of the Philistine, that the women came out of all the cities of Israel, singing and dancing, to meet king Saul, with tabrets, with joy, and with instruments of music.

Psalm 87:7

As well the singers as the players on instruments shall be there: all my springs are in thee.

Psalm 148:12-13

Both young men, and maidens; old men, and children:

Psalm 150:3-5

Praise him with the sound of the trumpet: praise him with the psaltery and harp.

Jeremiah 31:4

Again I will build thee, and thou shalt be built, O virgin of Israel; thou shalt again be adorned with thy tabrets, and shalt go forth in the dances of them that make merry.

Jeremiah 31:13

Then shall the virgin rejoice in the dance, both young men and old together: for I will turn their mourning into joy, and will comfort them, and make them rejoice from their sorrow.

Revelation 14:2-3

And I heard a voice from heaven, as the voice of many waters, and as the voice of a great thunder: and I heard the voice of harpers harping with their harps:

Revelation 15:2-3

And I saw as it were a sea of glass mingled with fire: and them that had gained the victory over the beast, and over his image, and over his mark, and over the number of his name, stand on the sea of glass, having the harps of God.

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