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, marg., "in a skilful psalm."
maschil, a meditative poem, from a collection made perhaps in the late Persian period.
maschil is a musical and literary term for "contemplation" or "meditative psalm."