Neginoth

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Biblical Hebrew נְגִינוֹת(nəḡīnōṯ), plural of נְגִינָה(nəḡīnā, playing of music on a stringed instrument).

Noun[edit]

Neginoth pl (plural only)

  1. (Jewish music) direction for the musical accompaniment of a Psalm, which has been interpreted as "stringed instruments".
    • To the chief Musician on Neginoth, A Psalm of David. Hear me when I call, O God of my righteousness: thou hast enlarged me when I was in distress; have mercy upon me, and hear my prayer. (Psalms 4:1, WBS)
    • To the chief Musician on Neginoth, A Psalm or Song. God be merciful to us, and bless us; and cause his face to shine upon us. Selah (Psalms 67:1, WBS)
    • More Psalms with Neginoth: 6, 54, 55, 61, 76.