21 His brother’s name was Jubal; he was the father of all who play stringed instruments(A) and pipes.(B)

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34 When Jephthah returned to his home in Mizpah, who should come out to meet him but his daughter, dancing(A) to the sound of timbrels!(B) She was an only child.(C) Except for her he had neither son nor daughter.

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21 and watch. When the young women of Shiloh come out to join in the dancing,(A) rush from the vineyards and each of you seize one of them to be your wife. Then return to the land of Benjamin.

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When the men were returning home after David had killed the Philistine, the women came out from all the towns of Israel to meet King Saul with singing and dancing,(A) with joyful songs and with timbrels(B) and lyres.

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David and all Israel were celebrating(A) with all their might before the Lord, with castanets,[a] harps, lyres, timbrels, sistrums and cymbals.(B)

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Footnotes

  1. 2 Samuel 6:5 Masoretic Text; Dead Sea Scrolls and Septuagint (see also 1 Chron. 13:8) songs

14 Wearing a linen ephod,(A) David was dancing(B) before the Lord with all his might,

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16 As the ark of the Lord was entering the City of David,(A) Michal(B) daughter of Saul watched from a window. And when she saw King David leaping and dancing before the Lord, she despised him in her heart.

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11 You turned my wailing(A) into dancing;(B)
    you removed my sackcloth(C) and clothed me with joy,(D)

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Let them praise his name with dancing(A)
    and make music to him with timbrel and harp.(B)

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praise him with timbrel and dancing,(A)
    praise him with the strings(B) and pipe,(C)

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13 Come back, come back, O Shulammite;
    come back, come back, that we may gaze on you!

He

Why would you gaze on the Shulammite
    as on the dance(A) of Mahanaim?[a]

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Footnotes

  1. Song of Songs 6:13 In Hebrew texts this verse (6:13) is numbered 7:1.

I will build you up again,
    and you, Virgin(A) Israel, will be rebuilt.(B)
Again you will take up your timbrels(C)
    and go out to dance(D) with the joyful.(E)

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13 Then young women will dance and be glad,
    young men and old as well.
I will turn their mourning(A) into gladness;
    I will give them comfort(B) and joy(C) instead of sorrow.

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