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2 Chronicles 9:11

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9:11 With the timber the king made steps 1  for the Lord’s temple and royal palace as well as stringed instruments 2  for the musicians. No one had seen anything like them in the land of Judah prior to that. 3 )

1 tn Heb “tracks.” The parallel text in 1 Kgs 10:12 has a different term whose meaning is uncertain: “supports,” perhaps “banisters” or “parapets.”

2 tn Two types of stringed instruments are specifically mentioned in the Hebrew text, the כִּנּוֹר (kinnor, “zither”) and נֶבֶל (nevel, “harp”).

3 tn Heb “there was not seen like these formerly in the land of Judah.”



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