Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And he said, A certain man had two sons:
They are like unto children sitting in the marketplace, and calling one to another, and saying, We have piped unto you, and you have not danced; we have mourned to you, and you have not wept.
And Miriam the prophetess, the sister of Aaron, took a timbrel in her hand; and all the women went out after her with timbrels and with dances.
2 Samuel 6:14
And David danced before the LORD with all his might; and David was wearing a linen ephod.
You have turned for me my mourning into dancing: you have put off my sackcloth, and girded me with gladness;
[A song of ascents.] When the LORD turned again the captivity of Zion, we were like them that dream.
Let them praise his name in the dance: let them sing praises unto him with the timbrel and harp.
Praise him with the timbrel and dance: praise him with stringed instruments and pipes.
A time to weep, and a time to laugh; a time to mourn, and a time to dance;
Again I will build you, and you shall be built, O virgin of Israel: you shall again be adorned with your timbrels, and shall go forth in the dances of them that make merry.