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Theasaurus: Amusements

20 Bible Verses about Amusements

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Job 1:4

His sons used to travel to each other's houses in turn on a regular schedule and hold festivals, inviting their three sisters to celebrate with them.

Exodus 32:6

They got up early the next day and offered burnt offerings and brought peace offerings. Then the people sat down to eat and drink, and then they got up to play.

Judges 16:25

Because they all got good and drunk, they ordered, "Go get Samson, so he can entertain us." So they called for Samson from the prison, and he entertained them while they made him stand between the pillars.

2 Samuel 2:14

Abner told Joab, "Let's have the young men get up and fight in our presence." Joab replied, "Let them come."

Job 21:11-12

They release their children to play like sheep; their young ones dance about, singing with tambourines and lyres as they rejoice to the sound of flutes.

Ecclesiastes 2:1-2

I told myself, "I will test you with pleasure, so enjoy yourself." But this was pointless. "Senseless," said I concerning laughter and pleasure, "How practical is this?"

Isaiah 5:12

They have the lyre and harp, the tambourine and flute, as well as wine at their festivals, but they don't respect what the LORD is doing, nor do they consider his actions.

Amos 6:5

chanting to the sound of stringed instruments as if they were David, composing songs to themselves as if they were musicians,

Exodus 32:18-19

Moses said, "It is not the sound of a victory shout, and it's not the sound of a shout of defeat, but it's the sound of singing that I hear." As Moses approached the camp and saw the calf and the dancing, he became angry. He threw the tablets from his hands and shattered them at the base of the mountain.

Exodus 32:25

When Moses saw that the people were out of control since Aaron had let them get out of control, something that incited ridicule from their enemies

1 Samuel 18:6-7

When David returned from defeating the Philistine, as they were entering the city, women from all the towns of Israel came out to meet King Saul, singing and dancing as they joyously played tambourines and lyres. As the women sang and played, they said, "Saul has struck down his thousands but David his ten thousands."

Mark 6:21

An opportunity came during Herod's birthday celebration, when he gave a banquet for his top officials, military officers, and the most important people of Galilee.

Luke 7:32

They're like little children who sit in the marketplace and shout to each other, "A wedding song we played for you, the dance you all did scorn. A woeful dirge we chanted, too, but then you would not mourn.'

Acts 17:21

Now all the Athenians and the foreigners living there used to spend their time doing nothing else other than listening to the latest ideas or repeating them.

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Amusements » General reference to

Exodus 32:6

They got up early the next day and offered burnt offerings and brought peace offerings. Then the people sat down to eat and drink, and then they got up to play.

Judges 16:25

Because they all got good and drunk, they ordered, "Go get Samson, so he can entertain us." So they called for Samson from the prison, and he entertained them while they made him stand between the pillars.

2 Samuel 2:14

Abner told Joab, "Let's have the young men get up and fight in our presence." Joab replied, "Let them come."

Amos 6:5

chanting to the sound of stringed instruments as if they were David, composing songs to themselves as if they were musicians,

Amusements » Of children

Job 21:11

They release their children to play like sheep; their young ones dance about,

Matthew 11:16-17

"To what can I compare the people living today? They're like little children who sit in the marketplaces and shout to each other, "A wedding song we played for you, the dance you all did scorn. A woeful dirge we chanted, too, but then you would not mourn.'

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