|NEGINAH, NEGINOTH |
(neh gee' nuh, nehg' ih nahth) Neginoth, the plural form of Neginah, is used as a technical term in the superscriptions of several psalms (Psalms 4:1,
Psalms 76:1) and as the subscription of
Habakkuk 3:19. The term is generally understood to specify the instrumentation needed for performance, “with stringed instruments” (compare
Lamentations 5:14). Other references suggest that neginah designates a taunt song (Job 30:9;
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