Chief Musicians in the Bible

Hebrew: menatstseah

also known as: master of the choir, choir director, worship leader, or musical conductor

The head of the Levitical choir or orchestra in the Temple is mentioned in the titles of 55 psalms, and in Hab. 3:19.

The first who held this office was Jeduthun (1 Chr. 16:41), and the office appears to have been hereditary. Heman and Asaph were his two colleagues (2 Chr. 35:15).

Also mentioned are:

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Article Version: July 29, 2021