Sheminith (Shem´uh-nith)

A term used by musical groups (with lyres in 1Chr 15:21). It designates the eighth mode (in titles of Ps 6), one of several melodic patterns.

1Chr 15:21

21but Mattithiah, Eliphelehu, Mikneiah, Obed-edom, Jeiel, and Azaziah were to lead with lyres according to the Sheminith.

Ps 6

Prayer for Recovery from Grave Illness
To the leader: with stringed instruments; according to The Sheminith. A Psalm of David.
1O Lord, do not rebuke me in your ... View more

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