Try out the new BibleStudyTools.com. Click here!

Maschil

Maschil [N] [E]

(song of wisdom ), the title of thirteen Psalms 32,45,44,45,52-55,74,78,68,69,142 Ewald regards ( Psalms 47:7 ) (Authorized Version, "sing ye praises with understanding; " Heb. maschil ) as the key to the meaning of maschil, which in his opinion is a musical term denoting a melody requiring great skill in its execution.


[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary

Bibliography Information

Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Maschil'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.