Parallel Verses

King James Version

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

New American Standard Bible

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

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 lyre with the harp.

Bible in Basic English

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

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 {To the chief Musician upon Gittith, A Psalm of Asaph.} Sing aloud unto God our strength: make a joyful noise unto the God of Jacob. 2 Take a psalm, and bring hither the timbrel, the pleasant harp with the psaltery. 3 Blow up the trumpet in the new moon, in the time appointed, on our solemn feast day.


Cross References

Psalm 92:3

Upon an instrument of ten strings, and upon the psaltery; upon the harp with a solemn sound.

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.

Psalm 149:1-3

Praise ye the LORD. Sing unto the LORD a new song, and his praise in the congregation of saints.

Psalm 95:1-2

O come, let us sing unto the LORD: let us make a joyful noise to the rock of our salvation.

Mark 14:26

And when they had sung an hymn, they went out into the mount of Olives.

Ephesians 5:19

Speaking to yourselves in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody in your heart to the Lord;

Colossians 3:16

Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom; teaching and admonishing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with grace in your hearts to the Lord.

James 5:13

Is any among you afflicted? let him pray. Is any merry? let him sing psalms.

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