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2 Chronicles 20:28 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And they came to Jerusalem with psalteries and harps and trumpets unto the house of Jehovah.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And they came to Jerusalem with psalteries and harps and trumpets unto the house of the LORD.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— They came to Jerusalem with harps, lyres and trumpets to the house of the LORD.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And they came to Jerusalem with psalteries and harps and trumpets to the house of the LORD.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And they came to Jerusalem with lutes and harps and trumpets, to the house of Jehovah.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— So they came to Jerusalem, with harps and with lyres, and with trumpets,—unto the house of Yahweh.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And they come in to Jerusalem with psalteries, and with harps, and with trumpets, unto the house of Jehovah.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And they came into Jerusalem with psalteries, and harps, and trumpets into the house of the Lord.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And they came to Ierusalem with Psalteries, and harpes, and trumpets, vnto the house of the LORD.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And they entered into Jerusalem with lutes and harps and trumpets, [going] into the house of the lord.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And they came to Yerushalaim with psalteries and harps and trumpets unto the house of Yahweh.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And they came 935
{0935} Prime
A primitive root; to go or come (in a wide variety of applications).
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
to Yrlaim יְרוּשָׁלִַם 3389
{3389} Prime
A dual (in allusion to its two main hills (the true pointing, at least of the former reading, seems to be that of H3390)); probably from (the passive participle of) H3384 and H7999; founded peaceful; Jerushalaim or Jerushalem, the capital city of Palestine.
with psalteries 5035
{5035} Prime
From H5034; a skin bag for liquids (from collapsing when empty); hence, a vase (as similar in shape when full); also a lyre (as having a body of like form).
and harps 3658
{3658} Prime
From an unused root meaning to twang; a harp.
and trumpets 2689
{2689} Prime
By reduplication from H2690; a trumpet (from its sundered or quavering note).
unto x413
(0413) Complement
(Used only in the shortened constructive form (the second form)); a primitive particle, properly denoting motion towards, but occasionally used of a quiescent position, that is, near, with or among; often in general, to.
the house 1004
{1004} Prime
Probably from H1129 abbreviated; a house (in the greatest variation of applications, especially family, etc.).
of Yhw יָהוֶה. 3068
{3068} Prime
From H1961; (the) self Existent or eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

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Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on 2 Chronicles 20:20-30.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

2 Chronicles 20:28

To the house — To renew their praises in the court of the temple, the proper and usual place for it. Praising God must not be the work of a day only, but our praises when we have received mercy, must be often repeated, as our prayers were, when we where in pursuit of it. Every day we must bless God: as long as we live, and while we have any being, we must praise him, spending our time in that work, in which we hope to spend our eternity.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
with psalteries:
Instead of celebrating his own heroism or the valour of his troops on this memorable occasion, this excellent prince sung with his whole army the praises of Jehovah, the God of hosts, who disposes of the victory according to his pleasure. This conduct was becoming the descendant and successor of David, the man after God's own heart, and of a religious people, the peculiar inheritance of Jehovah.
2 Samuel 6:5 And David and all the house of Israel played before the LORD on all manner of [instruments made of] fir wood, even on harps, and on psalteries, and on timbrels, and on cornets, and on cymbals.
1 Chronicles 13:8 And David and all Israel played before God with all [their] might, and with singing, and with harps, and with psalteries, and with timbrels, and with cymbals, and with trumpets.
1 Chronicles 23:5 Moreover four thousand [were] porters; and four thousand praised the LORD with the instruments which I made, [said David], to praise [therewith].
1 Chronicles 25:6 All these [were] under the hands of their father for song [in] the house of the LORD, with cymbals, psalteries, and harps, for the service of the house of God, according to the king's order to Asaph, Jeduthun, and Heman.
Psalms 57:8 Awake up, my glory; awake, psaltery and harp: I [myself] will awake early.
Psalms 92:3 Upon an instrument of ten strings, and upon the psaltery; upon the harp with a solemn sound.
Psalms 149:3 Let them praise his name in the dance: let them sing praises unto him with the timbrel and harp.
Psalms 150:3-5 Praise him with the sound of the trumpet: praise him with the psaltery and harp. ... Praise him upon the loud cymbals: praise him upon the high sounding cymbals.
Revelation 14:2-3 And I heard a voice from heaven, as the voice of many waters, and as the voice of a great thunder: and I heard the voice of harpers harping with their harps: ... And they sung as it were a new song before the throne, and before the four beasts, and the elders: and no man could learn that song but the hundred [and] forty [and] four thousand, which were redeemed from the earth.
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