“From the verb shagah, “to reel about through drink,” occurs in” “the title of Ps. 7. The plural form, shigionoth, is found in” Hab. 3:1. The word denotes a lyrical poem composed under strong mental emotion; a song of impassioned imagination accompanied with suitable music; a dithyrambic ode.

Definition of Shiggaion: “a song of trouble or comfort”

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