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Lexicon :: Strong's H4700 - mᵊṣēleṯ

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Part of Speech
dual feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 1919f

Variant Spellings

The following spelling is supported by Strongs and Gesenius: מצלת.

Strong’s Definitions

מְצֵלֶת mᵉtsêleth, mets-ay'-leth; from H6750; (only dual) double tinklers, i.e. cymbals:—cymbals.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 13x

The KJV translates Strong's H4700 in the following manner: cymbal (13x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 13x
The KJV translates Strong's H4700 in the following manner: cymbal (13x).
  1. cymbals

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
מְצֵלֶת mᵉtsêleth, mets-ay'-leth; from H6750; (only dual) double tinklers, i.e. cymbals:—cymbals.
STRONGS H4700: Abbreviations
מְצִלְתַּיִם feminine noun dual cymbals (apparently later equivalent of צֶלְצְלִים where see references); — מ׳ 1 Chronicles 13:8 (|| 2 Samuel 6:5 see H6767 צֶלְצְלִים), 1 Chronicles 15:19; 1 Chronicles 16:5; 1 Chronicles 16:42; 1 Chronicles 25:6; 2 Chronicles 5:12, 13; 29:25; Ezra 3:10; Nehemiah 12:27; תָּ֑יִם - 1 Chronicles 15:16, 28; 1 Chronicles 25:1.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

1 Chronicles

13:8; 15:16; 15:19; 15:28; 16:5; 16:42; 25:1; 25:6

2 Chronicles

5:12; 5:13; 29:25






Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H4700 matches the Hebrew מְצֵלֶת (mᵊṣēleṯ),
which occurs 13 times in 13 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 13:8 - David and all Israel were celebrating before God with all their might, with songs and with lyres, harps, tambourines, cymbals H4700, and trumpets.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 15:16 -

Then David spoke to the chiefs of the Levites to appoint their relatives as the singers, with musical instruments, harps, lyres, and cymbals H4700, playing to raise sounds of joy.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 15:19 - So the singers, Heman, Asaph, and Ethan, were appointed to sound aloud cymbals H4700 of bronze;
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 15:28 - So all Israel brought up the ark of the covenant of the LORD with shouting, and with the sound of the horn, with trumpets, with loud-sounding cymbals H4700, with harps, and lyres.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 16:5 - Asaph the chief, and second to him Zechariah, then [fn]Jeiel, Shemiramoth, Jehiel, Mattithiah, Eliab, Benaiah, Obed-edom, and Jeiel, with musical instruments, harps, and lyres; also Asaph played loud-sounding cymbals H4700,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 16:42 - And with them were Heman and Jeduthun with trumpets and cymbals H4700 for those who were to play them, and with instruments for the songs of God, and the sons of Jeduthun for the gate.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:1 -

Moreover, David and the commanders of the army set apart for the service some of the sons of Asaph, Heman, and Jeduthun, who were to prophesy with lyres, harps, and cymbals H4700; and the number of [fn]those who performed this service was:

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:6 - All of these were under the [fn]direction of their father to sing in the house of the LORD, with cymbals H4700, harps, and lyres, for the service of the house of God. Asaph, Jeduthun, and Heman were [fn]under the direction of the king.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 5:12 - and all the Levitical singers, Asaph, Heman, Jeduthun, and their sons and kinsmen, clothed in fine linen, with cymbals H4700, harps, and lyres, standing east of the altar, and with them 120 priests blowing trumpets
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 5:13 - in unison when the trumpeters and the singers were to make themselves heard with one voice to praise and to glorify the LORD, and when they raised their voices accompanied by trumpets, cymbals H4700, and other musical instruments, and when they praised the LORD saying,He indeed is good for His [fn]kindness is everlasting,” then the house, the house of the LORD, was filled with a cloud,
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 29:25 -

He then stationed the Levites in the house of the LORD with cymbals H4700, harps, and lyres, according to the command of David and of Gad, the king’s seer, and of Nathan the prophet; for the command was from the LORD through His prophets.

Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 3:10 -

Now when the builders had laid the foundation of the temple of the LORD, [fn]the priests stood in their apparel with trumpets, and the Levites, the sons of Asaph, with cymbals H4700, to praise the LORD according to the [fn]directions of King David of Israel.

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 12:27 -

Now at the dedication of the wall of Jerusalem they sought out the Levites from all their places, to bring them to Jerusalem so that they could celebrate the dedication with joy, with songs of thanksgiving and with songs to the accompaniment of cymbals H4700, harps, and lyres.

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