Word Summary
kithara: a lyre
Original Word: κιθάρα
Transliteration: kithara
Phonetic Spelling: (kith-ar'-ah)
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Short Definition: a lyre
Meaning: a lyre
Strong's Concordance
harp, lyre

Of uncertain affinity; a lyre -- harp.

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 2788: κιθάρα

κιθάρα, κιθάρας, , a harp (cf. Stainer, Music of the Bible, chapter iv.; B. D., under the word ): 1 Corinthians 14:7; Revelation 5:8; Revelation 14:2; τοῦ Θεοῦ, to which the praises of God are sung in heaven, Revelation 15:2; cf. Winers Grammar, § 36, 3 b. (From Homer h. Merc., Herodotus on.)