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Strong's #2950 - κύμβαλον
- a cymbal, i.e. a hollow basin of brass, producing when struck together a musical sound
κύμβᾰλον, τό, (κύμβος)
cymbal, X. Eq. 1.3: mostly in pl., Pi. Fr. 79 B., A. Fr. 451 G, Men. 245.3, PHib. 1.54.13 (iii B.C.), LXX 1 Kings 18:6, Phld. Mus. p.49 K., D.S. 2.38, Plu. 2.144e, etc.
κύμβαλον, κυμβαλου, τό (from κυμβος, ὁ, a hollow (cf. cup, cupola, etc.; Vanicek, p. 164)), a cymbal, i. e. a hollow basin of brass, producing (when two are struck together) a musical sound (see B. D., under the word
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κύμβαλον , -ου , τό
(< κύμβη , a cup),
[in LXX chiefly for H4698;]
a cymbal: 1 Corinthians 13:1.†
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With 1 Corinthians 13:1 cf. P Hib I. 54.18 (c. B.C. 245) (= Wit-kowski.2, p. 34), where in preparation for a domestic festival Demophon sends for a certain Zenobius—ἔχοντα τύμπανον καὶ κύμβαλα καὶ κρόταλα, ";with tabret, and cymbals, and rattles"; : cf. Deissmann LAE.2 p. 150 ff. The word is frequent in the LXX, e.g. 1 Kings 18:6 : for the verb κυμβαλίζω see Nehemiah 12:27.
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