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Reference: Flute


A soft, sweet-toned wind instrument of music. The word flute is used only in Da 3:5,7,10,15, and is supposed to mean a pipe with two reeds, such as are still to be found in the East. It is blown at the end. See MUSIC, PIPE.

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a musical instrument, probably composed of a number of pipes, mentioned Da 3:5,7,10,15.

In Mt 9:23-24, notice is taken of players on the flute, here called "minstrels" (but in R.V. "flute-players").

Flutes were in common use among the ancient Egyptians.

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Da 3:5,7,10,15. Used at the worship of Nebuchadnezzar's golden image. A pipe or pipes, not blown transversely as our flute, but by mouthpieces at the ends as the flageolet.

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Reed or pipe blown with the mouth, but its construction is not definitely known. Da 3:5,7,10,15.

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1Ki 1:40

(marg., PIPE),

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a musical instrument mentioned amongst others,

Da 3:5,7,10,15

as used at the worship of the golden image which Nebuchadnezzar had set up. It bore a close resemblance to the modern flute, and was made of reeds, of copper, and other material. It was the principal wind-instrument.

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