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Hebrew: הַגִּתִּ֗ית —transliteration: Gittith
This is the only stringed instrument named in the titles of the Psalms.
Confusingly, in the above Psalm titles, the Septuagint version (which is not always reliable) translates the word as “on the wine-fats.” The word Gittith is the feminine form of the word Gitti (Gittite)—the name for the inhabitants of the city of Gath (whose name means wine-presses).
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