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neginoth

i.e., songs with instrumental accompaniment

found in the titles of Psalms 4; 6; 54; 55; 67; 76; rendered “stringed instruments,” Hab. 3:19, King James Version

It denotes all kinds of stringed instruments, as the “harp,” “psaltery,” “viol,” etc. The “chief musician on Neginoth” is the leader of that part of the temple choir which played on stringed instruments.

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