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Lexicon :: Strong's H3658 - kinnôr

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From a unused root meaning to twang
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TWOT Reference: 1004a

Strong’s Definitions

כִּנּוֹר kinnôwr, kin-nore'; from a unused root meaning to twang; a harp:—harp.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 42x

The KJV translates Strong's H3658 in the following manner: harp (42x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 42x
The KJV translates Strong's H3658 in the following manner: harp (42x).
  1. lyre, harp

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
כִּנּוֹר kinnôwr, kin-nore'; from a unused root meaning to twang; a harp:—harp.
STRONGS H3658: Abbreviations
כִּנּוֺר noun masculinePsalm 81:3 lyre (on formation compare LagBN 89, Anm.; Late Hebrew id.; Aramaic כִּנָּרָא, bdb049001; Mandean (כינאר(אׅM § 104 (who questions Shemitic origin); Arabic bdb049002, bdb049003; as loan-word in Hellen. Greek κινύρα (Greek Version of the LXX and Joseph.); in Egyptian kn-an-aul according to Bondi79) — absolute כ׳ Genesis 4:21 +; suffix כִּנֹּרִי Job 30:31; plural כִּנֹּרוֺת 1 Kings 10:12 +; suffix כִּנּוֺרַיִךְ Ezekiel 26:13, כִּנֹּרוֺתֵינוּ Psalm 137:2; — lyre, stringed instrument used for popular as well as sacred music (compare BenzArchaeology 273 ff. NowArchaeology i. 273 ff.); — יְעוּגָבכ׳ Genesis 4:21, בְּתֹף וּבְכ׳ Genesis 31:27; אִישׁ יֹדֵעַ מְנַגֵּן בַּכּ׳ 1 Samuel 16:16 a man skilled in playing on the lyre, compare 1 Samuel 16:23 (וִנִגֵּן בְּיָדוֺׅ); at banquets Isaiah 5:12 (+ נֶבֶל, תֹּף, חָלִיל), token of merriment Isaiah 24:8 (+ תֻּמִּים), Ezekiel 26:13, compare וַיְהִי לְאֵבֶל כִּנֹּרִ֑י וְעֻגָבִי לְקוֺל בֹּכִים Job 30:31, וְיִשְׂמְחוּ לְקוֺל עוּגָב יִשְׂאוּ כְתֹף וְכ׳ Job 21:12; carried by a loose woman Isaiah 23:16 (figurative of Tyre); in simile Isaiah 16:11 (of murmuring sound of bowels = heart, in pity); used also in praising י׳, usually as accompaniment of song (compare 1 Chronicles 15:16) נֵבֶל וְתֹף וְחָלִיל וְכ׳ 1 Samuel 10:5; Isaiah 30:32 (|| תֻּפִּים); especially before the ark 2 Samuel 6:5 (+ נְבָלִים, תֻּפִּים, etc.) || 1 Chronicles 13:8, and in sanctuary (usually + נֵבֶל, etc.) 1 Kings 10:12, but especially Chronicles, Psalms: — 1 Chronicles 13:8 (plural, and so chiefly in Chronicles), 1 Chronicles 15:16, 21, 28; 1 Chronicles 16:5; 1 Chronicles 25:1, 3, 6; 2 Chronicles 5:12; 9:11; 20:28; 29:25; Nehemiah 12:27; Psalm 33:2 (singular, and so chiefly in Psalms), Psalm 43:4; Psalm 49:5; Psalm 57:9; Psalm 71:22; Psalm 81:3; Psalm 92:4; Psalm 98:5 (twice in verse); Psalm 108:3; Psalm 147:7; Psalm 149:3; Psalm 150:3; compare כִּנֹּרוֺתֵינוּ Psalm 137:2. — Vbs. used with כ׳ are: — תָּפַשׂ Genesis 4:21, נִגֵּן בְּ 1 Samuel 16:16, מְשַׂחֵק בְּ 2 Samuel 6:5 = 1 Chronicles 13:8, מְשֹׁרֲרִים בּ 1 Chronicles 15:16, מַשְׁמִיעִים בְּ 1 Chronicles 15:28, נִבָּא בְּ 1 Chronicles 25:1, 3, הוֺדָה בְּ Psalm 33:2; Psalm 43:4, זמּר בְּ Psalm 71:22; Psalm 98:5; Psalm 147:7; Psalm 149:3, הַלֲלוּהוּ בְּ Psalm 150:3. — On ancient lyres see references in DrAmos, p. 236 f.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


4:21; 4:21; 4:21; 31:27

1 Samuel

10:5; 16:16; 16:16; 16:23

2 Samuel

6:5; 6:5

1 Kings

10:12; 10:12

1 Chronicles

13:8; 13:8; 13:8; 15:16; 15:16; 15:16; 15:21; 15:28; 15:28; 16:5; 25:1; 25:1; 25:3; 25:3; 25:6

2 Chronicles

5:12; 9:11; 20:28; 29:25




21:12; 30:31; 30:31


33:2; 33:2; 43:4; 43:4; 49:5; 57:9; 71:22; 71:22; 81:3; 81:3; 92:4; 98:5; 98:5; 108:3; 137:2; 137:2; 147:7; 147:7; 149:3; 149:3; 150:3; 150:3


5:12; 16:11; 23:16; 24:8; 30:32


26:13; 26:13

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H3658 matches the Hebrew כִּנּוֹר (kinnôr),
which occurs 42 times in 41 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 4:21 - And his brother's name was Jubal: he was the father of all such as handle the harp H3658 and organ.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 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? H3658
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 10:5 - After that thou shalt come to the hill of God, where is the garrison of the Philistines: and it shall come to pass, when thou art come thither to the city, that thou shalt meet a company of prophets coming down from the high place with a psaltery, and a tabret, and a pipe, and a harp, H3658 before them; and they shall prophesy:
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 16:16 - Let our lord now command thy servants, which are before thee, to seek out a man, who is a cunning player on an harp: H3658 and it shall come to pass, when the evil spirit from God is upon thee, that he shall play with his hand, and thou shalt be well.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 16:23 - And it came to pass, when the evil spirit from God was upon Saul, that David took an harp, H3658 and played with his hand: so Saul was refreshed, and was well, and the evil spirit departed from him.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 6:5 - And David and all the house of Israel played before the LORD on all manner of instruments made of fir wood, even on harps, H3658 and on psalteries, and on timbrels, and on cornets, and on cymbals.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 10:12 - And the king made of the almug trees pillars for the house of the LORD, and for the king's house, harps H3658 also and psalteries for singers: there came no such almug trees, nor were seen unto this day.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 13:8 - And David and all Israel played before God with all their might, and with singing, and with harps, H3658 and with psalteries, and with timbrels, and with cymbals, and with trumpets.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 15:16 - And David spake to the chief of the Levites to appoint their brethren to be the singers with instruments of musick, psalteries and harps H3658 and cymbals, sounding, by lifting up the voice with joy.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 15:21 - And Mattithiah, and Elipheleh, and Mikneiah, and Obededom, and Jeiel, and Azaziah, with harps H3658 on the Sheminith to excel.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 15:28 - 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. H3658
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 16:5 - Asaph the chief, and next to him Zechariah, Jeiel, and Shemiramoth, and Jehiel, and Mattithiah, and Eliab, and Benaiah, and Obededom: and Jeiel with psalteries and with harps; H3658 but Asaph made a sound with cymbals;
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:1 - Moreover David and the captains of the host separated to the service of the sons of Asaph, and of Heman, and of Jeduthun, who should prophesy with harps, H3658 with psalteries, and with cymbals: and the number of the workmen according to their service was:
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:3 - Of Jeduthun: the sons of Jeduthun; Gedaliah, and Zeri, and Jeshaiah, Hashabiah, and Mattithiah, six, under the hands of their father Jeduthun, who prophesied with a harp, H3658 to give thanks and to praise the LORD.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:6 - All these were under the hands of their father for song in the house of the LORD, with cymbals, psalteries, and harps, H3658 for the service of the house of God, according to the king's order to Asaph, Jeduthun, and Heman.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 5:12 - Also the Levites which were the singers, all of them of Asaph, of Heman, of Jeduthun, with their sons and their brethren, being arrayed in white linen, having cymbals and psalteries and harps, H3658 stood at the east end of the altar, and with them an hundred and twenty priests sounding with trumpets:)
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 9:11 - And the king made of the algum trees terraces to the house of the LORD, and to the king's palace, and harps H3658 and psalteries for singers: and there were none such seen before in the land of Judah.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 20:28 - And they came to Jerusalem with psalteries and harps H3658 and trumpets unto the house of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 29:25 - And he set the Levites in the house of the LORD with cymbals, with psalteries, and with harps, H3658 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.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 12:27 - And at the dedication of the wall of Jerusalem they sought the Levites out of all their places, to bring them to Jerusalem, to keep the dedication with gladness, both with thanksgivings, and with singing, with cymbals, psalteries, and with harps. H3658
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:12 - They take the timbrel and harp, H3658 and rejoice at the sound of the organ.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 30:31 - My harp H3658 also is turned to mourning, and my organ into the voice of them that weep.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 33:2 - Praise the LORD with harp: H3658 sing unto him with the psaltery and an instrument of ten strings.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 43:4 - Then will I go unto the altar of God, unto God my exceeding joy: yea, upon the harp H3658 will I praise thee, O God my God.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 49:4 - I will incline mine ear to a parable: I will open my dark saying upon the harp. H3658
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 57:8 - Awake up, my glory; awake, psaltery and harp: H3658 I myself will awake early.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:22 - I will also praise thee with the psaltery, even thy truth, O my God: unto thee will I sing with the harp, H3658 O thou Holy One of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 81:2 - Take a psalm, and bring hither the timbrel, the pleasant harp H3658 with the psaltery.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 92:3 - Upon an instrument of ten strings, and upon the psaltery; upon the harp H3658 with a solemn sound.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 98:5 - Sing unto the LORD with the harp; H3658 with the harp, H3658 and the voice of a psalm.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 108:2 - Awake, psaltery and harp: H3658 I myself will awake early.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 137:2 - We hanged our harps H3658 upon the willows in the midst thereof.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 147:7 - Sing unto the LORD with thanksgiving; sing praise upon the harp H3658 unto our God:
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 149:3 - Let them praise his name in the dance: let them sing praises unto him with the timbrel and harp. H3658
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 150:3 - Praise him with the sound of the trumpet: praise him with the psaltery and harp. H3658
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 5:12 - And the harp, H3658 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.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 16:11 - Wherefore my bowels shall sound like an harp H3658 for Moab, and mine inward parts for Kirharesh.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 23:16 - Take an harp, H3658 go about the city, thou harlot that hast been forgotten; make sweet melody, sing many songs, that thou mayest be remembered.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 24:8 - The mirth of tabrets ceaseth, the noise of them that rejoice endeth, the joy of the harp H3658 ceaseth.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 30:32 - And in every place where the grounded staff shall pass, which the LORD shall lay upon him, it shall be with tabrets and harps: H3658 and in battles of shaking will he fight with it.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 26:13 - And I will cause the noise of thy songs to cease; and the sound of thy harps H3658 shall be no more heard.
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