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JONATH ELEM REHOKIM
jo'-nath e'-lem re-ho'-kim (yonath 'elem rechoqim) (Psalm 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 psalm was to be sung.
See PSALMS; SONG.
Jonath (2 Occurrences)
Psalms 55:23 But thou, O God, wilt bring them down into the pit of destruction: Bloodthirsty and deceitful men shall not live out half their days; But I will trust in thee. Psalm 56 For the Chief Musician; set to Jonath elem rehokim. 'A Psalm' of David. Michtam: when the Philistines took him in Gath. (ASV)
Psalms 56:1 <To the chief music-maker; put to Jonath elem rehokim. Of David. Michtam. When the Philistines took him in Gath.> Have mercy on me, O God, for man is attempting my destruction; every day he makes cruel attacks against me. (BBE DBY JPS WBS)