American Standard Version (ASV 1901) 
that sing idle songs to the sound of the viol; that invent for themselves instruments of music, like David;
King James Version (KJV 1769)
That chant to the sound of the viol, [and] invent to themselves instruments of musick, like David;
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
Who improvise to the sound of the harp, [And] like David have composed songs for themselves,
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
That chant to the sound of the viol, [and] invent to themselves instruments of music, like David;
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
that chant to the sound of the lute, [and] invent them instruments of music, like David;
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
Who are bawling at the bidding of the harp,like David, have they invented for themselves instruments of song:
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
Who are taking part according to the psaltery, Like David they invented for themselves instruments of music;
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
You that sing to the sound of the psaltery: they have thought themselves to have instruments of music like David;
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) 
That chaunt to the sound of the Uiole, [and] inuent to themselues instruments of musicke, like Dauid:
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
who excel in the sound of musical instruments; they have regarded them as abiding, not as fleeting [pleasures];
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008)  
That chant to the sound of the viol, [and] invent to themselves instruments of musick, like Dawid;
A primitive root; to scatter
words, that is, prate
Stem - Qal (See H8851
Mood - Participle Active (See H8814
Count - 5386
Properly the same as H5920
used as a preposition (in the singular or plural, often with prefix, or as conjugation with a particle following); above
, or against
(yet always in this last relation with a downward aspect) in a great variety of applications.
; the mouth
(as the means of blowing
), whether literally or figuratively (particularly speech
); specifically edge
; adverbially (with preposition) according to
of the viol,
; 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).
A primitive root; properly to plait
or interpenetrate, that is, (literally) to weave
or (generally) to fabricate
; figuratively to plot
or contrive (usually in a malicious sense); hence (from the mental effort) to think
Stem - Qal (See H8851
Mood - Perfect (See H8816
Count - 12562
to themselves instruments
; something prepared
, that is, any apparatus
(as an implement, utensil, dress, vessel or weapon).
The second form being feminine; from H7891
; a song
; abstractly singing
From the same as H1730
, the youngest son of Jesse.
_ _ chant literally, “mark distinct sounds and tones.”
_ _ viol the lyre, or lute.
_ _ invent ... instruments ... like David They fancy they equal David in musical skill (1 Chronicles 23:5; Nehemiah 12:36). They defend their luxurious passion for music by his example: forgetting that he pursued this study when at peace and free from danger, and that for the praise of God; but they pursue for their own self-gratification, and that when God is angry and ruin is imminent.
That chant That in a time of deep mourning entertain themselves with songs, and musical instruments.
That chant to the sound of the viol, [and] invent to themselves instruments of musick, like (e) David;
(e) As he caused different types of instruments to be made to serve God's glory, so these did strive to invent as many to serve their unrestrained affections and lusts.
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Genesis 31:27 Wherefore didst thou flee away secretly, and steal away from me; and didst not tell me, that I might have sent thee away with mirth, and with songs, with tabret, and with harp?
Job 21:11-12 They send forth their little ones like a flock, and their children dance. ... They take the timbrel and harp, and rejoice at the sound of the organ.
Ecclesiastes 2:8 I gathered me also silver and gold, and the peculiar treasure of kings and of the provinces: I gat me men singers and women singers, and the delights of the sons of men, [as] musical instruments, and that of all sorts.
Isaiah 5:12 And the harp, and the viol, the tabret, and pipe, and wine, are in their feasts: but they regard not the work of the LORD, neither consider the operation of his hands.
1 Peter 4:3 For the time past of [our] life may suffice us to have wrought the will of the Gentiles, when we walked in lasciviousness, lusts, excess of wine, revellings, banquetings, and abominable idolatries:
Revelation 18:22 And the voice of harpers, and musicians, and of pipers, and trumpeters, shall be heard no more at all in thee; and no craftsman, of whatsoever craft [he be], shall be found any more in thee; and the sound of a millstone shall be heard no more at all in thee;
Amos 5:23 Take thou away from me the noise of thy songs; for I will not hear the melody of thy viols.
Amos 8:3 And the songs of the temple shall be howlings in that day, saith the Lord GOD: [there shall be] many dead bodies in every place; they shall cast [them] forth with silence.
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].
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