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Gittith

Fausset's Bible Dictionary

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Title Psalm 8; Psalm 81; Psalm 84: An instrument, or else tune, invented in Gath, from whence David brought it after his sojourn there with Achish (1 Samuel 27:2). Others take it from garb, "a winepress," being used on occasions of joy like the vintage; all three psalms having a joyous character. There may be an enigmatical reference to Messiah treading the winepress (Isaiah 63:3; Revelation 19:15):

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Fausset, Andrew R. Entry for 'Gittith'. Fausset's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​fbd/​g/gittith.html. 1949.
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