|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (n.) A cement of clay or other tenacious infusible substance for sealing joints in apparatus, or the mouths of vessels or tubes, or for coating the bodies of retorts, etc., when exposed to heat; -- called also luting.
2. (n.) A packing ring, as of rubber, for fruit jars, etc.
3. (n.) A straight-edged piece of wood for striking off superfluous clay from mold.
4. (v. t.) To close or seal with lute; as, to lute on the cover of a crucible; to lute a joint.
5. (n.) A stringed instrument formerly much in use. It consists of four parts, namely, the table or front, the body, having nine or ten ribs or sides, arranged like the divisions of a melon, the neck, which has nine or ten frets or divisions, and the head, or cross, in which the screws for tuning are inserted. The strings are struck with the right hand, and with the left the stops are pressed.
6. (v. i.) To sound, as a lute. Piers Plowman. Keats.
7. (v. t.) To play on a lute, or as on a lute.
Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia
lut (nebhel; thus the Revised Version (British and American); the King James Version viol (Isaiah 5:12)): Nebhel is rendered elsewhere by psaltery" or "viol." The lute was originally an Arabic instrument. It resembled a guitar, though with a longer and more slender neck. The name is derived from Arabic al'ood, with a of article elided; hence, Italian liuto; French luth.
Lute (13 Occurrences)
Psalms 33:2 Give thanks unto Jehovah with the harp; sing psalms unto him with the ten-stringed lute. (DBY)
Psalms 57:8 Awake, my glory; awake, lute and harp: I will wake the dawn. (DBY)
Psalms 81:2 Raise a song, and sound the tambour, the pleasant harp with the lute. (DBY)
Psalms 92:3 with the ten-stringed lute, with the harp, and with the melody of the lyre. (WEB DBY NAS RSV)
Psalms 108:2 Awake, lute and harp: I will wake the dawn. (DBY)
Psalms 144:9 O God, I will sing a new song unto thee; with the ten-stringed lute will I sing psalms unto thee: (DBY)
Psalms 150:3 Praise him with the sound of the trumpet; praise him with lute and harp; (DBY RSV)
Isaiah 5:12 The harp, lyre, tambourine, and flute, with wine, are at their feasts; but they don't respect the work of Yahweh, neither have they considered the operation of his hands. (Root in WEB ASV DBY NAS RSV NIV)
Daniel 3:5 that whenever you hear the sound of the horn, flute, zither, lyre, harp, pipe, and all kinds of music, you fall down and worship the golden image that Nebuchadnezzar the king has set up; (Root in WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)
Daniel 3:7 Therefore at that time, when all the peoples heard the sound of the horn, flute, zither, lyre, harp, pipe, and all kinds of music, all the peoples, the nations, and the languages, fell down and worshiped the golden image that Nebuchadnezzar the king had set up. (Root in WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)
Daniel 3:10 You, O king, have made a decree, that every man that shall hear the sound of the horn, flute, zither, lyre, harp, pipe, and all kinds of music, shall fall down and worship the golden image; (Root in WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)
Daniel 3:15 Now if you are ready whenever you hear the sound of the horn, flute, zither, lyre, harp, pipe, and all kinds of music to fall down and worship the image which I have made, well : but if you don't worship, you shall be cast the same hour into the midst of a burning fiery furnace; and who is that god that shall deliver you out of my hands? (Root in WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)
Amos 6:5 that chant to the sound of the lute, and invent them instruments of music, like David; (DBY)