Word Summary
higgayon: resounding music, meditation, musing
Original Word: הִגָּיוֹן
Transliteration: higgayon
Phonetic Spelling: (hig-gaw-yone')
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Short Definition: resounding music, meditation, musing
Meaning: a murmuring sound, a musical notation, a machination
Strong's Concordance
device, Higgaion, meditation, solemn sound

Intensive from hagah; a murmuring sound, i.e. A musical notation (probably similar to the modern affettuoso to indicate solemnity of movement); by implication, a machination -- device, Higgaion, meditation, solemn sound.

see HEBREW hagah


H1902. higgayon

הִגָּיוֺןnoun masculine resounding music, meditation, musing; — ׳ה‎ absolute Psalm 9:17; 92:4; construct הֶגְיוֺן‎ Psalm 19:15; suffix הֶגְיוֺנָםLamentations 3:62; —

1 resounding music; בְּכִנּוֺר חִגָּיוֺן עֲלֵיPsalm 92:4 with sounding music upon the lyre (Che); compare ׳ה סֶ֑לָה9:17 (a musical direction, see סלה‎).

2 meditation, musing לִבִּי וְהֶגְיוֺן אִמְרֵיפִֿי‎ Psalm 19:15 the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart; also in bad sense = plotting עָלַי וְהֶגְיוֺנָם קָמַי שֹׂפְתֵיLamentations 3:62; the lips of those rising against me, and their imagining against me ("" מַחְשְׁבֹתָם3:61; compare I.הָגָה3b).