Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


That chant to the sound of the viol, and invent to themselves instruments of musick, like David;

Bible References

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Genesis 31:27
Wherefore didst thou secretly flee, and rob me, - and didst not tell me, that I might send thee away with rejoicing and with songs, with timbrel and with lyre;
Job 21:11
They send forth - like a flock - their young ones, and, their children, skip about for joy;
Ecclesiastes 2:8
I heaped me up, both silver and gold, and the peculiar treasure of kings, and provinces, - I provided me singing-men and singing-women, and the delights of the sons of men, a wife and wives.
Isaiah 5:12
And it cometh to pass - that lyre and harp, timbrel and flute and wine are in their banquets, - But, the doing of Yahweh, they do not discern, And the work of his hands, have they not seen.
1 Peter 4:3
For, sufficient, is the bygone time - to have wrought out, the will of the nations, having gone on in wanton ways, covetings, wine-drinkings, revellings, drinking-bouts, and impious idolatries: -
Revelation 18:22
And sound of harp-singers, and musicians, and flute-players, and trumpeters, - in nowise be heard in thee any more; and any artisan of any art, - in nowise be found in thee any more; and sound of millstone, - in nowise be found in thee any more;


Amos 5:23
Take thou away from me, the noise of thy songs, - Even the melody of thy harps, will I not hear.
Amos 8:3
but palace-songs, shall become howlings, in that day, Declareth My Lord, Yahweh, - Many shall be the dead bodies in every place - cast forth - with a hush!
1 Chronicles 23:5
and four thousand, were doorkeepers, - and, four thousand, were offerers of praise unto Yahweh, with instruments, which said David I made for offering praise.

General references

Job 21:12
They rejoice aloud as with timbrel and lyre, and make merry to the sound of the pipe;
Isaiah 24:9
With a song, they drink not wine, - Bitter is strong drink, to them who drink it:
Jeremiah 16:8
And the house of banqueting, shall thou not enter To sit with them, To eat and to drink.
Ezekiel 26:13
And I will cause to cease the hum of thy songs; And the sound of thy lyres, shall not be heard any more.