'Director' in the Bible
Mattithiah, Eliphelehu, Mikneiah, Obed-Edom, Jeiel, and Azaziah were to play the lyres according to the sheminith style, as led by the director;
Chenaniah, music leader for the descendants of Levi, served as music director, because he was expert at it.
David wore a robe made from fine linen, as did all of the descendants of Levi who were carrying the ark, the singers, and Chenaniah the music and choir director. David also wore a linen ephod.
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.
Deliverance comes from the LORD! May your blessing be on your people. Interlude To the Director: With stringed instruments. A Davidic Psalm
Answer me when I call, O God of my righteousness! You have relieved me in my distress; Be gracious to me and hear my prayer.
I will lie down and sleep in peace, for you alone, LORD, enable me to live securely. To the Director: For flutes. A Davidic Psalm
Give ear to my words, O LORD, Consider my groaning.
Indeed, you will bless the righteous one, LORD, like a large shield, you will surround him with favor. To the Director: With stringed instruments. On an eight-stringed harp. A Davidic Psalm
O LORD, do not rebuke me in Your anger, Nor chasten me in Your wrath.
But as for me, I will praise the LORD for his righteousness, and I will sing to the name of the LORD Most High. To the Director: On a stringed instrument. A Davidic Psalm.
O LORD, our Lord, How majestic is Your name in all the earth, Who have displayed Your splendor above the heavens!
LORD, our Lord, how excellent is your name in all the earth! To the Director: Accompanied by female voices. A Davidic Psalm.
I will give thanks to the LORD with all my heart; I will tell of all Your wonders.
Appoint, O Jehovah, a director to them, Let nations know they are men! Selah.
to do justice for the orphan and the oppressed, so that men of the earth may cause terror no more. To the Director: A Davidic Song.
In the LORD I take refuge; How can you say to my soul, "Flee as a bird to your mountain;
Indeed, the LORD is righteous; he loves righteousness; the upright will see him face-to-face. To the Director: On an eight stringed harp. A Davidic Psalm.
Help, LORD, for the godly man ceases to be, For the faithful disappear from among the sons of men.
The wicked, however, keep walking around, exalting the vileness of human beings. To the Director: A Davidic Psalm.
How long, O LORD? Will You forget me forever? How long will You hide Your face from me?
I will sing to the LORD, for he has dealt bountifully with me. To the Director: A Davidic Psalm.
The fool has said in his heart, "There is no God " They are corrupt, they have committed abominable deeds; There is no one who does good.
But as for me, justified, I will behold your face; when I awake, your presence will satisfy me. To the Director: By the servant of the LORD, David, who spoke the words of this song to the LORD on the day when the LORD delivered him from the hands of all his enemies and from the hand of Saul.
"I love You, O LORD, my strength."
He is the one who gives victories to his king; who shows gracious love to his anointed, to David and his seed forever. To the Director: A Davidic Psalm.
The heavens are telling of the glory of God; And their expanse is declaring the work of His hands.
May the words of my mouth and the meditations of my heart be acceptable in your sight, LORD, my Rock and my Redeemer. To the Director: A Davidic Psalm.
May the LORD answer you in the day of trouble! May the name of the God of Jacob set you securely on high!
Deliver us, LORD! Answer us, our King, on the day we cry out! To the Director: A Davidic Psalm.
O LORD, in Your strength the king will be glad, And in Your salvation how greatly he will rejoice!
Rise up, LORD, because you are strong; we will sing and praise your power. To the Director: To the tune of "Doe of the Dawn".A Davidic Psalm.
My God, my God, why have You forsaken me? Far from my deliverance are the words of my groaning.
so that I may sing praise to you and not remain silent. LORD, my God, I will give you thanks forever! To the Director: A Davidic Psalm.
In You, O LORD, I have taken refuge; Let me never be ashamed; In Your righteousness deliver me.
My tongue will declare your righteousness and praise you all day long. To the Director: By the servant of the LORD, David.
Transgression speaks to the ungodly within his heart; There is no fear of God before his eyes.
Come quickly and help me, Lord, my deliverer. To the Director: To Jeduthun. A Davidic Psalm.
I said, "I will guard my ways That I may not sin with my tongue; I will guard my mouth as with a muzzle While the wicked are in my presence."
Stop looking at me with chastisement, so I can smile again, before I depart and am no more. To the Director: A Davidic Psalm.
I waited patiently for the LORD; And He inclined to me and heard my cry.
But I am poor and needy; may the Lord think about me. You are my help and deliverer. My God, do not tarry too long! To the Director: A Davidic Psalm.
How blessed is he who considers the helpless; The LORD will deliver him in a day of trouble.
Blessed be the LORD God of Israel, from eternity to eternity. Amen and amen! To the Director: An instruction of the Sons of Korah.
As the deer pants for the water brooks, So my soul pants for You, O God.
Why are you in despair, my soul? Why are you disturbed within me? Hope in God, because I will praise him once again, since his presence saves me and he is my God. To the Director: An instruction of the Sons of Korah.
O God, we have heard with our ears, Our fathers have told us The work that You did in their days, In the days of old.
Arise! Deliver us! Redeem us according to your gracious love! To the Director: An instruction by the Sons of Korah. A love song to the tune of "Lilies".
My heart overflows with a good theme; I address my verses to the King; My tongue is the pen of a ready writer.
From generation to generation, I will cause your name to be remembered. Therefore people will thank you forever and ever. To the Director: A song by the Sons of Korah, to the tune of "The Maidens".
God is our refuge and strength, A very present help in trouble.
The LORD of the heavenly armies is with us; the God of Jacob is our refuge. Interlude To the Director: A song by the Sons of Korah.
O clap your hands, all peoples; Shout to God with the voice of joy.
For this God is our God forever and ever. He will guide us until death. To the Director: A song by the Sons of Korah.
Hear this, all peoples; Give ear, all inhabitants of the world,
Whoever offers a sacrifice of thanksgiving glorifies me, and I will reveal the salvation of God to whomever continues in my way." To the Director: A Davidic Psalm. When the prophet Nathan came to him, after he had gone in to Bathsheba.
Be gracious to me, O God, according to Your lovingkindness; According to the greatness of Your compassion blot out my transgressions.
Then you will be pleased with right sacrifices, with burnt offerings, and with whole burnt offerings. Then they will offer bulls on your altar. To the Director: A Davidic instruction about Doeg, the Edomite, when he went to Saul and told him, "David went to the house of Abimelech."
Why do you boast in evil, O mighty man? The lovingkindness of God endures all day long.
Therefore I will praise you forever because of what you did; I will proclaim that your name is good in the midst of your faithful ones. To the Director: Upon . A Davidic instruction.
The fool has said in his heart, "There is no God," They are corrupt, and have committed abominable injustice; There is no one who does good.
Would that Israel's deliverance come out of Zion! When God restores the fortunes of his people, Jacob will rejoice and Israel will be glad. To the Director: With stringed instruments. A Davidic instruction, when the Ziphites came and told Saul, "David is hiding among us, is he not?"
. Save me, O God, by Your name, And vindicate me by Your power.
for he has delivered me from every trouble, and my eyes have seen the end of my enemies. To the Director: With stringed instruments. A Davidic instruction.
Give ear to my prayer, O God; And do not hide Yourself from my supplication.
But you, God, bring them down to the Pit of corruption; bloodthirsty and deceitful people will not live out half their days. But I put my full confidence in you. To the Director: A special Davidic psalm to the tune of "A Silent Dove Far Away," when the Philistines seized him in Gath.
Be gracious to me, O God, for man has trampled upon me; Fighting all day long he oppresses me.
For you have delivered me from death and my feet from stumbling, so that I may walk before God in the light of the living! To the Director: A special Davidic psalm to the tune of "Do Not Destroy," when he fled from Saul into a cave.
Be gracious to me, O God, be gracious to me, For my soul takes refuge in You; And in the shadow of Your wings I will take refuge Until destruction passes by.
Be exalted above the heavens, God! May your glory cover the earth! To the Director: A special Davidic psalm to the tune of "Do Not Destroy".
Do you indeed speak righteousness, O gods? Do you judge uprightly, O sons of men?
A person will say, "Certainly, the righteous are rewarded; certainly there is a God who judges the earth." To the Director: A special Davidic psalm to the tune of "Do Not Destroy," when Saul sent men to watch the house in order to kill him.
Deliver me from my enemies, O my God; Set me securely on high away from those who rise up against me.
My Strength, I will sing praises to you, for you, God of Gracious Love, are my fortress. To the Director: A special Davidic psalm to the tune of "Lily of The Covenant," for teaching about his battle with Aram-naharaim and Aram-zobah, when Joab returned and attacked 12,000 Edomites in the Salt Valley.
O God, You have rejected us You have broken us; You have been angry; O, restore us.
Through God we will fight valiantly; and it is he who will crush our enemies. To the Director: A composition by David for stringed instruments.
Hear my cry, O God; Give heed to my prayer.
So I will sing songs to your name forever; I will fulfill my promises day by day. To the Director: According to Jeduthun's style. A Davidic Psalm.
My soul waits in silence for God only; From Him is my salvation.
But as for the king, he will rejoice in God. Indeed, everyone who swears by God will exult, because the mouths of liars will be silenced. To the Director: A Davidic Psalm.
Hear my voice, O God, in my complaint; Preserve my life from dread of the enemy.
The righteous rejoiced in the LORD, because they had fled to him for refuge. Let all the upright in heart exult. To the Director: A song. Lyrics by David.
There will be silence before You, and praise in Zion, O God, And to You the vow will be performed.
The meadows are clothed with flocks of sheep, and the valleys are covered with grain. They shout for joy; yes, they burst out in song! To the Director: A song. A Psalm.
Shout joyfully to God, all the earth;
Blessed be God, who did not turn away my prayers nor his gracious love from me. To the Director of music: Accompanied by stringed instruments. A Psalm. A song.
God be gracious to us and bless us, And cause His face to shine upon us-- Selah.
May God truly bless us so that all the nations of the earth will fear him. To the Director of music: A Psalm. A song.
Let God arise, let His enemies be scattered, And let those who hate Him flee before Him.
You are awesome, God, from your sanctuaries. The God of Israel is the one who gives strength and power to the people. Blessed be God! To the Director: To the tune of "The Lilies". Davidic.
Save me, O God, For the waters have threatened my life.
The descendants of his servants will inherit it, and those who cherish his name will live there. To the Music director. Davidic. As a memorial.
O God, hasten to deliver me; O LORD, hasten to my help!
Don't ignore the shout of those opposing you, The uproar of those who rebel against you continuously. To the Director: To the tune of "Do not Destroy!" A psalm of Asaph. A song.
We give thanks to You, O God, we give thanks, For Your name is near; Men declare Your wondrous works.
I will cut down the strength of the wicked, but the strength of the righteous will be lifted up. To the Director: With stringed instruments. A psalm of Asaph. A song.
God is known in Judah; His name is great in Israel.
He will humble the arrogant commanders-in-chief, instilling fear among the kings of the earth. To the director: To Jeduthun. A psalm of Asaph.
My voice rises to God, and I will cry aloud; My voice rises to God, and He will hear me.
Then we, your people, the sheep of your pasture, will praise you always, from generation to generation. We will declare your praise. For the Director of Music: According to "The Lilies". A testimony of Asaph. A psalm.
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