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Theasaurus: Amusements

20 Bible Verses about Amusements

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Job 1:4

And his sons went and made a feast in the house of each one on his day; and they sent and invited their three sisters to eat and to drink with them.

Exodus 32:6

And they rose up early on the morrow, and offered up burnt-offerings, and brought peace-offerings; and the people sat down to eat and to drink, and rose up to sport.

Judges 16:25

And when their hearts were merry, they said, "Call Samson, that he may make sport for us." So they called Samson out of the prison, and he made sport before them. They made him stand between the pillars;

2 Samuel 2:14

And Abner said to Joab, Let the young men now arise and make sport before us. And Joab said, Let them arise.

Job 21:11-12

They send forth their little ones like a flock, and their children dance. They shout to the tambour and harp, and rejoice at the sound of the pipe.

Ecclesiastes 2:1-2

I said in my heart, Come now, I will try thee with mirth, therefore enjoy pleasure. But behold, this also is vanity. I said of laughter, Madness! and of mirth, What availeth it?

Isaiah 5:12

And harp and lyre, tambour and flute, and wine are in their banquets; but they regard not the work of Jehovah, nor do they see the operation of his hands.

Amos 6:5

that chant to the sound of the lute, and invent them instruments of music, like David;

Exodus 32:18-19

And he said, It is not the sound of a shout of victory, neither is it the sound of a shout of defeat: it is the noise of alternate singing I hear. And it came to pass, when he came near the camp, and saw the calf and the dancing, that Moses' anger burned, and he cast the tables out of his hands, and shattered them beneath the mountain.

Exodus 32:25

And Moses saw the people how they were stripped; for Aaron had stripped them to their shame before their adversaries.

1 Samuel 18:6-7

And it came to pass as they came, when David returned from the slaughter of the Philistine, that the women came out of all the cities of Israel, singing and dancing, to meet king Saul, with tambours, with joy, and with triangles. And the women answered one another as they played, and said, Saul hath smitten his thousands, And David his ten thousands.

Mark 6:21

And a holiday being come, when Herod, on his birthday, made a supper to his grandees, and to the chiliarchs, and the chief men of Galilee;

Luke 7:32

They are like children sitting in the market-place, and calling one to another and saying, We have piped to you, and ye have not danced; we have mourned to you, and ye have not wept.

Acts 17:21

Now all the Athenians and the strangers sojourning there spent their time in nothing else than to tell and to hear the news.

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Amusements » General reference to

Exodus 32:6

And they rose up early on the morrow, and offered up burnt-offerings, and brought peace-offerings; and the people sat down to eat and to drink, and rose up to sport.

Judges 16:25

And when their hearts were merry, they said, "Call Samson, that he may make sport for us." So they called Samson out of the prison, and he made sport before them. They made him stand between the pillars;

2 Samuel 2:14

And Abner said to Joab, Let the young men now arise and make sport before us. And Joab said, Let them arise.

Amos 6:5

that chant to the sound of the lute, and invent them instruments of music, like David;

Amusements » Of children

Job 21:11

They send forth their little ones like a flock, and their children dance.

Matthew 11:16-17

But to whom shall I liken this generation? It is like children sitting in the markets, which, calling to their companions, say, We have piped to you, and ye have not danced: we have mourned to you, and ye have not wailed.

Topics on Amusements

Amusements Of Children

18;21;11

They send forth their little ones like a flock, and their children dance.

Amusements, Evil Results

20;14;13

Even in laughter the heart is sorrowful, and the end of mirth is sadness.