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Aijeleth Shahar
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Aijeleth Shahar
Aijeleth Shahar (אַיֶּ֥לֶת שַּׁ֗חַר‎, ayyeleth shachar). A term found in the title of Psa 22, possibly a musical term. Usually translated as “doe of the dawn.”
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Aijeleth shahar
Aijeleth shahar. Hebrew phrase in the title of Psalm 22 (kjv), translated “according to The Hind of the Dawn” (rsv); perhaps a familiar ancient melody to which the psalm was sung.See Music and Musical Instruments.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Aijeleth Shahar
AIJELETH SHAHAR* Hebrew phrase in the title of Psalm 22 (kjv), translated “according to The Hind of the Dawn” (rsv); perhaps a familiar ancient melody to which the psalm was sung. See Music.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Aijeleth Shahar
Aij´eleth Sha´har (the hind of the morning dawn), found once only in the Bible, in the title of Psa. 22. It probably describes to the musician the melody to which the psalm was to be played.
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Aijeleth Shahar
Aijeleth Shaharhind of the dawn, a name found in the title of Ps. 22. It is probably the name of some song or tune to the measure of which the psalm was to be chanted. Some, however, understand by the name some instrument of music, or an allegorical allusion to the subject of the psalm.
Harper’s Bible Dictionary
Aijeleth Hash-Shahar
Aijeleth Hash-ShaharAijeleth hash-Shahar (ayʹje-leth hash-shahʹhahr); Heb., part of the superscription of Psalm 22, meaning ‘Hind of (or A Hind is) the Dawn.’ These were perhaps the first words of a popular song whose tune accompanied this psalm.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Aijeleth Shahar
AIJELETH SHAHAR [A juh leth SHAY har] (deer of the dawn) — probably the name of a specific tune used with Psalm 22. The words appear as part of the title of this psalm in the KJV.
Shahar
SHAHAR [SHAY hahr] (dawn) — a word used in the title of Psalm 22 (KJV). In Canaanite mythology, Shahar was the god of dawn. He and his twin brother, Shalem (the god of sunset), were sons of El, the chief god of the Canaanites.
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Aijeleth Shahar
AIJELETH SHAHAR (Āiʹ jĕ·lĕth shāʹ här) Musical direction in title of Ps. 22, literally “doe of the dawn.” May be name of musical tune.
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 1, A–C
Aijeleth Shahar
Aijeleth Shahar ay′juh-leth-shay′hahr. KJV transliteration of ʾayyelet haššaḥar in the title of Ps. 22; NIV understands it as a tune name, “The Doe of the Morning.” Others take the first word in the phrase as related to ʾĕyālût H394 in v. 19, meaning “strength” or “help.” If this is correct, the
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
AIJELETH-SHAHAR
AIJELETH-SHAHAR ay´juh-leth-shay´hahr [אַיֶּלֶת הַשַּחַרʾayyeleth hashakhar]. A phrase in the title of Ps 22 with uncertain significance. See MUSIC.