3:10 When the builders established the Lord’s temple, the priests, ceremonially attired and with their clarions, 1 and the Levites (the sons of Asaph) with their cymbals, stood to praise the Lord according to the instructions left by 2 King David of Israel. 3 3:11 With antiphonal response they sang, 4 praising and glorifying the Lord:
“For he is good;
his loyal love toward Israel is forever.”
All the people gave a loud 5 shout as they praised the Lord when the temple of the Lord was established.
1 sn This was a long, straight, metallic instrument used for signal calls, rather than the traditional ram’s horn (both instruments are typically translated “trumpet” by English versions).
2 tn Heb “according to the hands of.”
4 tn Heb “they answered.”
5 tn Heb “great.”