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Sheminith

Sheminith [N] [H] [S]

eight; octave, a musical term, supposed to denote the lowest note sung by men's voices ( 1 Chronicles 15:21 ; Psalms 6 ; 12 , title).

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

Bibliography Information

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

Sheminith [N] [E] [S]

eighth (an eight-stringed instrument)
Hitchcock's Dictionary of Bible Names. Public Domain. Copy freely.

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

Bibliography Information

Hitchcock, Roswell D. "Entry for 'Sheminith'". "An Interpreting Dictionary of Scripture Proper Names". . New York, N.Y., 1869.

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.

SHEMINITH

shem'-i-nith.

See MUSIC; PSALMS.


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