Neginah

Neginah [S]

in the title of Psalms 61 , denotes the music of stringed instruments ( 1 Samuel 16:16 ; Isaiah 38:20 ). It is the singular form of Neginoth.

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.

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

Bibliography Information

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

Neginah [E]

(stringed instruments ), the singular of Neginoth. If occurs in the title of ( Psalms 61:1 ) It is the general term by which all stringed instruments are described. "The chief musician on Neginoth " was therefore the conductor of that portion of the temple-choir who played upon the stringed instruments, and who are mentioned in ( Psalms 68:25 ) [E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary


Bibliography Information

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