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Maschil

Meaning: instructing

occurs in the title of thirteen Psalms (32, 42, 44, etc.)

It denotes a song enforcing some lesson of wisdom or piety, a didactic song. In Ps. 47:7 it is rendered, Authorized Version, “with understanding;” Revised Version, marginal note, “in a skilful psalm.”