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Theasaurus: Amusements

20 Bible Verses about Amusements

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Job 1:4

His sons used to have banquets, each at his house in turn. They would send an invitation to their three sisters to eat and drink with them.

Exodus 32:6

Early the next morning they arose, offered burnt offerings, and presented fellowship offerings. The people sat down to eat and drink, then got up to revel.

Judges 16:25

When they were drunk, they said, "Bring Samson here to entertain us." So they brought Samson from prison, and he entertained them. They had him stand between the pillars.

2 Samuel 2:14

Then Abner said to Joab, "Let's have the young men get up and compete in front of us." "Let them get up," Joab replied.

Job 21:11-12

They let their little ones run around like lambs; their children skip about, singing to the tambourine and lyre and rejoicing at the sound of the flute.

Ecclesiastes 2:1-2

I said to myself, "Go ahead, I will test you with pleasure and enjoy what is good." But it turned out to be futile. I said about laughter, "It is madness," and about pleasure, "What does this accomplish?"

Isaiah 5:12

At their feasts they have lyre, harp, tambourine, flute, and wine. They do not perceive the Lord's actions, and they do not see the work of His hands.

Amos 6:5

They improvise songs to the sound of the harp and invent their own musical instruments like David.

Exodus 32:18-19

But Moses replied: It's not the sound of a victory cry and not the sound of a cry of defeat; I hear the sound of singing! As he approached the camp and saw the calf and the dancing, Moses became enraged and threw the tablets out of his hands, smashing them at the base of the mountain.

Exodus 32:25

Moses saw that the people were out of control, for Aaron had let them get out of control, so that they would be vulnerable to their enemies.

1 Samuel 18:6-7

As David was returning from killing the Philistine, the women came out from all the cities of Israel to meet King Saul, singing and dancing with tambourines, with shouts of joy, and with three-stringed instruments. As they celebrated, the women sang: Saul has killed his thousands, but David his tens of thousands.

Mark 6:21

Now an opportune time came on his birthday, when Herod gave a banquet for his nobles, military commanders, and the leading men of Galilee.

Luke 7:32

They are like children sitting in the marketplace and calling to each other: We played the flute for you, but you didn't dance; we sang a lament, but you didn't weep!

Acts 17:21

Now all the Athenians and the foreigners residing there spent their time on nothing else but telling or hearing something new.

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Amusements » General reference to

Exodus 32:6

Early the next morning they arose, offered burnt offerings, and presented fellowship offerings. The people sat down to eat and drink, then got up to revel.

Judges 16:25

When they were drunk, they said, "Bring Samson here to entertain us." So they brought Samson from prison, and he entertained them. They had him stand between the pillars.

2 Samuel 2:14

Then Abner said to Joab, "Let's have the young men get up and compete in front of us." "Let them get up," Joab replied.

Amos 6:5

They improvise songs to the sound of the harp and invent their own musical instruments like David.

Amusements » Of children

Job 21:11

They let their little ones run around like lambs; their children skip about,

Matthew 11:16-17

"To what should I compare this generation? It's like children sitting in the marketplaces who call out to each other: We played the flute for you, but you didn't dance; we sang a lament, but you didn't mourn!

Topics on Amusements

Amusements Of Children

18;21;11

They let their little ones run around like lambs; their children skip about,

Amusements, Evil Results

20;14;13

Even in laughter a heart may be sad, and joy may end in grief.

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