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1 Samuel 18:6

Overview - 1 Samuel 18
Jonathan loves David.
Saul envies his praise;
10 seeks to kill him in his fury;
12 fears him for his good success;
17 offers him his daughters for a snare.
23 David persuaded to be the king's son-in-law, gives two hundred foreskins of the Philistines for Michal's dowry.
28 Saul's hatred and David's glory increase.
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1 Samuel 18:6  (King James Version)
And it came to pass as they came, when David was returned from the slaughter of the Philistine, that the women came out of all cities of Israel, singing and dancing, to meet king Saul, with tabrets, with joy, and with instruments of musick.
 


Philistine
or, Philistines. the women.
Exodus 15:20 ; Judges 11:34 ; Psalms 68:25 ; Jeremiah 31:11-13

instruments of music
Hebrew three stringed instruments.
The original {shalishim,} is rendered by the Vulgate {sistris.} The {sistrum} was an ancient Egyptian instrument
made of brass, with three, and sometimes more brass rods across; which, being loose in their holes, made a jingling noise when shaken.
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