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Smith's Bible Dictionary

Tabering,

an obsolete English word used in the Authorized Version of (Nahum 2:7) The Hebrew word connects itself with toph , "a timbrel." The Authorized Version reproduces the original idea. The "tabour" or "tabor" was a musical instrument of the drum type which with the pipe formed the band of a country village. To "tabour," accordingly, is to beat with loud strokes, as men beat upon such an instrument.

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Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Tabering,'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary".
<http://classic.studylight.org/dic/sbd/view.cgi?number=T4180>. 1901.