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" Gesenius (Lex.) supposes that the most probable meaning of this musical term or note is silence, or pause, and that its use was, in chanting the words of the psalm, to direct the singer to be silent, to pause a little, while the instruments played an... "
A Hebrew and English Lexicon of the Old Testament: Including the Biblical ... - Page 715
by Wilhelm Gesenius - 1836 - 1092 pages
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A New Translation of the Hebrew Prophets: Nahum ; Zephaniah ; Habakkuk ...

George Rapall Noyes - Religion - 1837
...probable supposition in regard to this term is, that it was a direction to the singers to be silent, ie to pause a little, while the instruments played an interlude or symphony. See Ges. ad verb. As it is not a part of Scripture, and is of no use, I omit it in the text. 4. —...
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A New Translation of the Book of Psalms: With Introductions, and Notes ...

George Rapall Noyes - 1846 - 367 pages
...silence .' or pause .' and that its use was to direct the singers who chanted the notes of the psalm to pause a little, while the instruments played an interlude, or symphony. IV. THE COLLECTION OF THE PSALMS, AND THEIR DIVISION INTO BOOKS. The psalms appear to have been collected...
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Romanism

Stephen Greenleaf Bulfinch - Religion - 1849 - 23 pages
...silence ! or pause ! and that its use was to direct the singers who chanted the notes of the psalm to pause a little, while the instruments played an interlude, or symphony. gether the psalms of David ; the second, those psalms of David which it was still in his power to glean,...
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A concise dictionary of the Holy Bible: designed for the use of Sunday ...

James Covel - Bible - 1853 - 536 pages
...! pause ! Such, says Gesenius, seems to be the most probable meaning of this musical note, or term. Its use seems to have been, in chanting the words...while the instruments played an interlude or symphony. It stands usually in the middle of a psalm, at the close of a certain section. Thus it serves to divide...
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The Psalms Chronologically Arranged: With Historical Introductions and a ...

Bible - 1850 - 589 pages
...tubular •kind. It occurs only in the title of Psalm v. 16. nio, selah, that is, rest, silence, pause. " Its use seems to have been, in chanting the words...the instruments played an interlude or symphony." (Gesenius.) Hence it commonly occurs in the middle of a Psalm, at the end of a particular section or...
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An Introduction to the Old Testament: Critical, Historical and ..., Volume 2

Samuel Davidson - Bible - 1862
...Hengstenberg approves of the etymology. It thus denotes a pause or rest, a sign directing the singer to pause a little while the instruments played an interlude or symphony. In support of this use and interpretation, the eminent lexicographer refers to the Septuagint which...
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An introduction to the Old Testament, critical, historical, and ..., Volume 2

Samuel Davidson - Bible - 1862
...Hengstenberg approves of the etymology. It thus denotes a pause or rest, a sign directing the singer to pause a little while the instruments played an interlude or symphony. In support of this use and interpretation, the eminent lexicographer refers to the Septuagint which...
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NOTES, CRITICAL, EXPLANATORY, AND PTACTICAL ON THE BOOKS OF PSALMS

ALBERT BARNES - 1868
...the most probable meaning of this musical term or note is silence, or pause, and that its use was, in chanting the words of the psalm, to direct the...little, while the instruments played an interlude or harmony. Perhaps this is all that can now be known of the meaning of the word, and this is enough to...
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Notes, critical, explanatory, and practical, on the Book of psalms. Author's ed

Albert Barnes - 1868
...shield ' for me ; my glory, and i Or, about. the lifter up of mine head. 4 I cried unto the LOED with psalm, to direct the singer to be silent, to pause...little, while the instruments played an interlude or harmony. Perhaps this is all that can now be known of the meaning of the word, and this is enough to...
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A New Translation of the Book of Psalms and of the Proverbs: With ...

George Rapall Noyes - 1868 - 421 pages
...denotes silence! or pause! and that its use was to direct the singers who chanted the notes of the psalm to pause a little, while the instruments played an interlude or symphony. The meaning of other titles is given in the Translation. IV. THE COLLECTION OF THE PSALMS, AND THEIR...
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