Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

Take up the melody, playing on an instrument of music, even on corded instruments.

New American Standard Bible

Raise a song, strike the timbrel,
The sweet sounding lyre with the harp.

King James Version

Take a psalm, and bring hither the timbrel, the pleasant harp with the psaltery.

Holman Bible

Lift up a song—play the tambourine,
the melodious lyre, and the harp.

International Standard Version

Sing a song and play the tambourine, the pleasant-sounding lyre along with the harp.

A Conservative Version

Raise a song, and bring here the timbrel, the pleasant harp with the psaltery.

American Standard Version

Raise a song, and bring hither the timbrel, The pleasant harp with the psaltery.

Amplified


Raise a song, sound the timbrel,
The sweet sounding lyre with the harp.

Darby Translation

Raise a song, and sound the tambour, the pleasant harp with the lute.

Julia Smith Translation

Lift up music, and ye shall give the drum, the pleasant harp, with the lyre.

King James 2000

Take a psalm, and bring here the timbrel, the pleasant harp with the psaltery.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Lift up a song and strike [the] tambourine, [the] pleasant lyre, together with [the] harp.

Modern King James verseion

Lift up a psalm, and bring the timbrel here, the pleasing lyre and harp.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Take the psalm, bring hither the tabret, the merry harp with the lute.

NET Bible

Sing a song and play the tambourine, the pleasant sounding harp, and the ten-stringed instrument!

New Heart English Bible

Raise a song, and bring here the tambourine, the pleasant lyre with the harp.

The Emphasized Bible

Raise a melody, and strike the timbrel, The lyre so sweet, with the harp:

Webster

Take a psalm, and bring hither the timbrel, the pleasant harp with the psaltery.

World English Bible

Raise a song, and bring here the tambourine, the pleasant lyre with the harp.

Youngs Literal Translation

Lift up a song, and give out a timbrel, A pleasant harp with psaltery.

References

American

Hastings

Context Readings

A Call To Obedience

1 Make a song to God our strength: make a glad cry to the God of Jacob. 2 Take up the melody, playing on an instrument of music, even on corded instruments. 3 Let the horn be sounded in the time of the new moon, at the full moon, on our holy feast-day:


Cross References

Exodus 15:20

And Miriam, the woman prophet, the sister of Aaron, took an instrument of music in her hand; and all the women went after her with music and dances.

Psalm 149:1-3

Let the Lord be praised. Make a new song to the Lord, let his praise be in the meeting of his saints.

Psalm 95:1-2

O come, let us make songs to the Lord; sending up glad voices to the Rock of our salvation.

Mark 14:26

And after a song of praise to God they went out to the Mountain of Olives.

Ephesians 5:19

Joining with one another in holy songs of praise and of the Spirit, using your voice in songs and making melody in your heart to the Lord;

Colossians 3:16

Let the word of Christ be in you in all wealth of wisdom; teaching and helping one another with songs of praise and holy words, making melody to God with grace in your hearts.

James 5:13

Is anyone among you in trouble? let him say prayers. Is anyone glad? let him make a song of praise.

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