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Gittith

Gittith [N] [S]

a stringed instrument of music. This word is found in the titles of Psalms 88184 ,81,84. In these places the LXX. render the word by "on the wine-fats." The Targum explains by "on the harp which David brought from Gath." It is the only stringed instrument named in the titles of the Psalms.

These dictionary topics are from
M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.

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

Bibliography Information

Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Gittith". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .

Gittith, [N] [E]

a musical instrument, by some supposed to have been used by the people of Gath, and by others to have been employed at the festivities of the vintage. Psal 8,81,84.


[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 'Gittith,'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.

GITTITH

git'-ith.

See MUSIC; PSALMS.


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Bibliography Information
Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'GITTITH'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.