27 Why did you run off secretly and deceive me? Why didn’t you tell me,(A) so I could send you away with joy and singing to the music of timbrels(B) and harps?(C)

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20 Then Miriam(A) the prophet,(B) Aaron’s sister, took a timbrel in her hand, and all the women followed her, with timbrels(C) and dancing.(D)

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16 Let our lord command his servants here to search for someone who can play the lyre.(A) He will play when the evil spirit from God comes on you, and you will feel better.”

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As for Jeduthun, from his sons:(A)

Gedaliah, Zeri, Jeshaiah, Shimei,[a] Hashabiah and Mattithiah, six in all, under the supervision of their father Jeduthun, who prophesied, using the harp(B) in thanking and praising the Lord.

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Chronicles 25:3 One Hebrew manuscript and some Septuagint manuscripts (see also verse 17); most Hebrew manuscripts do not have Shimei.
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Praise the Lord with the harp;(A)
    make music to him on the ten-stringed lyre.(B)

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Then I will go(A) to the altar(B) of God,
    to God, my joy(C) and my delight.(D)
I will praise you with the lyre,(E)
    O God, my God.

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11 My heart laments for Moab(A) like a harp,(B)
    my inmost being(C) for Kir Hareseth.

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As soon as you hear the sound of the horn, flute, zither, lyre, harp,(A) pipe and all kinds of music, you must fall down and worship the image(B) of gold that King Nebuchadnezzar has set up.(C)

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