praise him with stringed instruments;
or divers "kinds" F23 of instruments not named, as R. Saadiah Gaon; and which, as Aben Ezra says, had all one sound or note; what they were is not known, as also many of them that are particularly mentioned;
which have their name from the loveliness of their sound; these are of ancient original and use, ( Genesis 4:21 ) ( Job 21:12 ) ( 30:31 ) ; but were not of the same kind with those now in use, which are of much later invention.
F21 (lwxmw) "et tibia", Tigurine version, Junius & Tremellius, Piscator, Gejerus.
F23 (Mynmb) "varia symphonia", Cocceius.