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Sheminith

Sheminith [N] [E] [H]

(eighth ), a musical term found in the title of ( Psalms 6:1 ) A similar direction is found in the title of ( Psalms 12:1 ) Comp. 1Chr 15:21 It seems most probable that Sheminith denotes a certain air known as the eighth, or a certain key in which the psalm was to be sung.


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

Bibliography Information

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