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The Hebrew word sabka is judged to refer to a stringed musical instrument (not a wind instrument, as the name sackbut implies). Daniel 3:5-15 . It was probably the same as the sambuca of the Greeks and Romans. This was a triangular harp.

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Morrish, George. Entry for 'Sackbut '. Morrish Bible Dictionary. 1897.

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