1 Chronicles 15:19

19 The musicians Heman, Asaph and Ethan were to sound the bronze cymbals;

1 Chronicles 15:19 in Other Translations

KJV
19 So the singers, Heman, Asaph, and Ethan, were appointed to sound with cymbals of brass;
ESV
19 The singers, Heman, Asaph, and Ethan, were to sound bronze cymbals;
NLT
19 The musicians Heman, Asaph, and Ethan were chosen to sound the bronze cymbals.
MSG
19 The members of the choir and marching band were: Heman, Asaph, and Ethan with bronze cymbals;
CSB
19 The singers Heman, Asaph, and Ethan were to sound the bronze cymbals;

1 Chronicles 15:19 Meaning and Commentary

1 Chronicles 15:19

So the singers, Heman, Asaph, and Ethan
The three principal of them: these were appointed

to sound with cymbals of brass;
for as there were three sorts of musical instruments, ( 1 Chronicles 15:16 ) these three chief singers had one of those instruments appropriated to them, one of which were the cymbals of brass, to which the apostle alludes, ( 1 Corinthians 13:1 ) .

1 Chronicles 15:19 In-Context

17 So the Levites appointed Heman son of Joel; from his relatives, Asaph son of Berekiah; and from their relatives the Merarites, Ethan son of Kushaiah;
18 and with them their relatives next in rank: Zechariah, Jaaziel, Shemiramoth, Jehiel, Unni, Eliab, Benaiah, Maaseiah, Mattithiah, Eliphelehu, Mikneiah, Obed-Edom and Jeiel, the gatekeepers.
19 The musicians Heman, Asaph and Ethan were to sound the bronze cymbals;
20 Zechariah, Jaaziel, Shemiramoth, Jehiel, Unni, Eliab, Maaseiah and Benaiah were to play the lyres according to alamoth,
21 and Mattithiah, Eliphelehu, Mikneiah, Obed-Edom, Jeiel and Azaziah were to play the harps, directing according to sheminith.

Cross References 1

  • 1. 1 Chronicles 16:41; 1 Chronicles 25:6