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Psalms 149:3 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Let them praise his name in the dance: Let them sing praises unto him with timbrel and harp.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Let them praise his name in the dance: let them sing praises unto him with the timbrel and harp.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Let them praise His name with dancing; Let them sing praises to Him with timbrel and lyre.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Let them praise his name in the dance: let them sing praises to him with the timbrel and harp:
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Let them praise his name in the dance; let them sing psalms unto him with the tambour and harp.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Let them praise his Name in the dance, with timbrel and lyre, Let them make music to him.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— They praise His name in a dance, With timbrel and harp sing praise to Him.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Let them praise his name in choir: let them sing to him with the timbrel and the psaltery.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Let them praise his Name in the dance: let them sing praises vnto him with the timbrell and harpe.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— Let them praise his name in the dance: let them sings praises to him with timbrel and psaltery.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Let them praise his name in the dance: let them sing praises unto him with the timbrel and harp.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Let them praise 1984
{1984} Prime
הָלַל
halal
{haw-lal'}
A primitive root; to be clear (originally of sound, but usually of color); to shine; hence to make a show; to boast; and thus to be (clamorously) foolish; to rave; causatively to celebrate; also to stultify.
z8762
<8762> Grammar
Stem - Piel (See H8840)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 2447
his name 8034
{8034} Prime
שֵׁם
shem
{shame}
A primitive word (perhaps rather from H7760 through the idea of definite and conspicuous position; compare H8064); an appellation, as a mark or memorial of individuality; by implication honor, authority, character.
in the dance: 4234
{4234} Prime
מָחוֹל
machowl
{maw-khole'}
From H2342; a (round) dance.
let them sing praises 2167
{2167} Prime
זָמַר
zamar
{zaw-mar'}
A primitive root (perhaps identical with H2168 through the idea of striking with the fingers); properly to touch the strings or parts of a musical instrument, that is, play upon it; to make music, accompanied by the voice; hence to celebrate in song and music.
z8762
<8762> Grammar
Stem - Piel (See H8840)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 2447
unto him with the timbrel 8596
{8596} Prime
תֹּף
toph
{tofe}
From H8608 contracted; a tambourine.
and harp. 3658
{3658} Prime
כִּנּוֹר
kinnowr
{kin-nore'}
From an unused root meaning to twang; a harp.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Psalms 149:3

_ _ in the dance — (Psalms 30:11). The dance is connected with other terms, expressive of the great joy of the occasion. The word may be rendered “lute,” to which the other instruments are joined.

_ _ sing praises — or, sing and play.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 149:1-5.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
in the dance:
or, with the pipe,
Psalms 150:4 Praise him with the timbrel and dance: praise him with stringed instruments and organs.
*marg.
Exodus 15:20 And Miriam the prophetess, the sister of Aaron, took a timbrel in her hand; and all the women went out after her with timbrels and with dances.
Judges 11:34 And Jephthah came to Mizpeh unto his house, and, behold, his daughter came out to meet him with timbrels and with dances: and she [was his] only child; beside her he had neither son nor daughter.
2 Samuel 6:16 And as the ark of the LORD came into the city of David, Michal Saul's daughter looked through a window, and saw king David leaping and dancing before the LORD; and she despised him in her heart.
Jeremiah 31:13 Then shall the virgin rejoice in the dance, both young men and old together: for I will turn their mourning into joy, and will comfort them, and make them rejoice from their sorrow.

with the timbrel:

Psalms 33:2 Praise the LORD with harp: sing unto him with the psaltery [and] an instrument of ten strings.
Psalms 81:2 Take a psalm, and bring hither the timbrel, the pleasant harp with the psaltery.
Psalms 137:2-4 We hanged our harps upon the willows in the midst thereof. ... How shall we sing the LORD'S song in a strange land?
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.
1 Chronicles 15:28-29 Thus all Israel brought up the ark of the covenant of the LORD with shouting, and with sound of the cornet, and with trumpets, and with cymbals, making a noise with psalteries and harps. ... And it came to pass, [as] the ark of the covenant of the LORD came to the city of David, that Michal the daughter of Saul looking out at a window saw king David dancing and playing: and she despised him in her heart.
1 Chronicles 16:42 And with them Heman and Jeduthun with trumpets and cymbals for those that should make a sound, and with musical instruments of God. And the sons of Jeduthun [were] porters.
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.
2 Chronicles 29:25 And he set the Levites in the house of the LORD with cymbals, with psalteries, and with harps, according to the commandment of David, and of Gad the king's seer, and Nathan the prophet: for [so was] the commandment of the LORD by his prophets.
Ezra 3:10 And when the builders laid the foundation of the temple of the LORD, they set the priests in their apparel with trumpets, and the Levites the sons of Asaph with cymbals, to praise the LORD, after the ordinance of David king of Israel.
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Ex 15:20. Jg 11:34. 2S 6:16. 1Ch 15:28; 16:42; 25:6. 2Ch 29:25. Ezr 3:10. Ps 33:2; 81:2; 137:2; 150:3, 4. Jr 31:13.

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