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Maschil

Maschil [N] [S]

instructing, occurs in the title of thirteen Psalms (32,42,44, etc.). It denotes a song enforcing some lesson of wisdom or piety, a didactic song. In Psalms 47:7 it is rendered, Authorized Version, "with understanding;" Revised Version, marg., "in a skilful psalm."

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 Maschil". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .

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.

MASCHIL

mas'-kil.

See PSALMS.


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