A primitive root; to suspend
(especially to gibbet
Stem - Qal (See H8851
Mood - Perfect (See H8816
Count - 12562
From an unused root meaning to twang
; a harp
Properly the same as H5920
used as a preposition (in the singular or plural, often with prefix, or as conjugation with a particle following); above
, or against
(yet always in this last relation with a downward aspect) in a great variety of applications.
; a willow
(from the use of osiers as wattles).
in the midst
From an unused root meaning to sever
; a bisection
, that is, (by implication) the centre
_ _ upon the willows which may have grown there then, if not now; as the palm, which was once common, is now rare in Palestine.
Harps Harps are here put for all instruments of musick.
We hanged our harps upon the willows in the midst (b) thereof.
(b) That is, of that country.
- we hanged:
- Willows were so plentiful at Babylon, on the banks of the Euphrates, that Isaiah calls it "the brook or river of willows."
Psalms 33:2 Praise the LORD with harp: sing unto him with the psaltery [and] an instrument of ten strings.
Psalms 81:2 Take a psalm, and bring hither the timbrel, the pleasant harp with the psaltery.
Isaiah 24:8 The mirth of tabrets ceaseth, the noise of them that rejoice endeth, the joy of the harp ceaseth.
Ezekiel 26:13 And I will cause the noise of thy songs to cease; and the sound of thy harps shall be no more heard.
Amos 8:10 And I will turn your feasts into mourning, and all your songs into lamentation; and I will bring up sackcloth upon all loins, and baldness upon every head; and I will make it as the mourning of an only [son], and the end thereof as a bitter day.
Revelation 18:22 And the voice of harpers, and musicians, and of pipers, and trumpeters, shall be heard no more at all in thee; and no craftsman, of whatsoever craft [he be], shall be found any more in thee; and the sound of a millstone shall be heard no more at all in thee;
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