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Jonath-Elem-Rechokim
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Jonath-Elem-Rechokim
Jonath-Elem-Rechokim (יוֹנַת אֵלֶם רְחֹקִים‎, yonath elem rechoqim). A phrase in the title of Psa 56:1, possibly a musical term. Translated “dove on the far-off terebinths” (ESV) or “dove of distant lands” (LEB).
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Jonath-elem-rechokim
Jonath-elem-rechokim. Hebrew phrase in the title of Psalm 56 (kjv), translated “according to The Dove on the Far-off Terebinths” (rsv); perhaps a familiar ancient melody to which the psalm was performed.See Music and Musical Instruments.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Jonath-Elem-Rechokim
Jonath-Elem-Rechokim jōʹnəeth ēʹlem rəehōʹkim [Heb. yonaṯ ’ēlem rehōqím]. Title of Ps. 56 in the AV. Literally “the dove of the distant terebinths,” perhaps the name of a popular melody to which the psalm was to be sung. See Music; Psalms.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Jonath-Elem-Rechokim
JONATH-ELEM-RECHOKIM* Hebrew phrase in the title of Psalm 56 (kjv), translated “To be sung to the tune, ‘Dove on Distant Oaks’ ” (nlt); perhaps a familiar ancient melody to which the psalm was performed.See also Music.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Jonath-Elem-Rechokim
JONATH-ELEM-RECHOKIM. This transliterated Heb. phrase in the KJV and ASV heading of Ps 56, perhaps meaning “the dove of the far-off terebinths” (cf. Ps 55:6–7), may be understood in one or all of the following ways: (1) an enigmatical reference to David among the Philistines in Gath (1 Sam 21:10–15);
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Jonath-elem-rechokim
Jonath-elem-rechokim (a dumb love of (in) distant places), a phrase found once only in the Bible, as a heading to the 56th psalm. Aben Ezra, who regards Jonath-elem-rechokim as merely indicating the modulation or the rhythm of the psalm, appears to come the nearest to the meaning of the passage.
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Jonath-elem-rechokim
Jonath-elem-rechokimdove of the dumbness of the distance; i.e., “the silent dove in distant places”, title of Ps. 56. This was probably the name of some well known tune or melody to which the psalm was to be sung.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Jonath-Elem-Rechokim
JONATH-ELEM-RECHOKIM [JOE nath EE luhm ruh KOE kim] (a dove on faraway oak trees) — a phrase used in the title of Psalm 56 (KJV), probably referring to the tune to which the psalm was to be sung.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
JONATH ELEM REHOKIM
JONATH ELEM REHOKIM<jo’-nath> <e’-lem> <re-ho’-kim> ([יוֹנַת אֵלֶם רְחֹקִים‎, yonath ’elem rechoqim]) (Ps 56, title): “The silent dove of the far ones” (i.e. either of far-off lands, or among aliens), or “The dove of the distant terebinths,” in either case indicating the tune to the melody of which
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Jonath-Elem-Rechokim
JONATH-ELEM-RECHOKIM (Jō năth-ē lĕmrə kōʹ kĭm) Transliteration of word in title of Ps. 56 (NASB, KJV). NIV reads “to the tune of ‘A Dove on Distant Oaks’ ” (cp. REB, NRSV with Terebinths for oaks). HCSB reads “For the choir director: according to ‘A Silent Dove Far Away.’ ” This was probably the
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 3, H–L
Jonath-Elem-Rechokim
Jonath-elem-rechokim joh’nuth-ee’luhm-ri-koh’kim (יוֹנַת אֵלֶם רחֹקִים‎). KJV transliteration of a Hebrew phrase that probably refers to a musical tune (Ps. 56 title; NIV, “To the tune of ‘A Dove on Distant Oaks’ ”). See music VI.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Jonath Elem Rehokim
JONATH ELEM REHOKIM, jō′nath ē′lem rē̇-hōʹkim (יוֹנַת אֵלֶם רְחֹקִים‎, yōnath ’ēlem reḥōḳīm) (Ps 56, title): “The silent dove of the far ones” (i.e. either of far-off lands, or among aliens), or “The dove of the distant terebinths,” in either case indicating the tune to the melody of which the