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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #8596 - תֹּף
1) timbrel, tambourine
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
תֹּף m. plur. תֻּפִּים (from the root תָּפַף)
(1) a drum, timbrel (Arab. دُفُّ, whence the Spanish adduffa), beaten in the East by women when dancing; it is made with a wooden circle, covered with membrane and furnished with brass bells, Exodus 15:20; Judges 11:34; Jeremiah 31:4 (compare Psalms 68:26). Compare Niebuhr’s Travels, vol i. p. 181.
(2) Ezekiel 28:13, the bezel or hollow in which a gem is set; compare נֶקֶב.
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