dove of the dumbness of the distance; i.e., "the silent dove in distant places", title of Psalms 56 . This was probably the name of some well known tune or melody to which the psalm was to be sung.
M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.
Bibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. "Entry for Jonath-elem-rechokim". "Easton's Bible Dictionary".