|Easton's Bible Dictionary|
A stringed instrument of music. This word is found in the titles of Psalm 8, 81, 84. In these places the LXX. render the word by "on the wine-fats." The Targum explains by "on the harp which David brought from Gath." It is the only stringed instrument named in the titles of the Psalms.
Noah Webster's Dictionary
(n.) A musical instrument, of unknown character, supposed by some to have been used by the people of Gath, and thence obtained by David. It is mentioned in the title of Psalms viii., lxxxi., and lxxxiv.
Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia
See MUSIC; PSALMS.
Gittith (6 Occurrences)
Psalms 7:17 I will give thanks unto Jehovah according to his righteousness, And will sing praise to the name of Jehovah Most High. Psalm 8 For the Chief Musician; set to the Gittith. A Psalm of David. (ASV)
Psalms 8:1 <To the chief music-maker on the Gittith. A Psalm. Of David.> O Lord, our Lord, whose glory is higher than the heavens, how noble is your name in all the earth! (BBE DBY JPS WBS YLT RSV NIV)
Psalms 80:19 Turn us again, O Jehovah God of hosts; Cause thy face to shine, and we shall be saved. Psalm 81 For the Chief Musician; set to the Gittith. 'A Psalm' of Asaph. (ASV)
Psalms 81:1 <To the chief music-maker; put to the Gittith. Of Asaph.> Make a song to God our strength: make a glad cry to the God of Jacob. (BBE DBY JPS WBS YLT RSV NIV)
Psalms 83:18 That they may know that thou alone, whose name is Jehovah, Art the Most High over all the earth. Psalm 84 For the Chief Musician; set to the Gittith. A Psalm of the sons of Korah. (ASV)
Psalms 84:1 <To the chief music-maker; put to the Gittith A Psalm. Of the sons of Korah.> How dear are your tents, O Lord of armies! (BBE DBY JPS WBS YLT RSV NIV)