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Theasaurus: Amusements

20 Bible Verses about Amusements

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Job 1:4

His sons went and held a feast in the house of each one on his birthday; and they sent and called for their three sisters to eat and to drink with them.

Exodus 32:6

They rose up early on the next day, and offered burnt offerings, and brought peace offerings; and the people sat down to eat and to drink, and rose up to play.

Judges 16:25

It happened, when their hearts were merry, that they said, "Call for Samson, that he may entertain us." They called for Samson out of the prison; and he performed before them. They set him between the pillars;

2 Samuel 2:14

Abner said to Joab, "Please let the young men arise and play before us!" Joab said, "Let them arise!"

Job 21:11-12

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

Ecclesiastes 2:1-2

I said in my heart, "Come now, I will test you with mirth: therefore enjoy pleasure;" and behold, this also was vanity. I said of laughter, "It is foolishness;" and of mirth, "What does it accomplish?"

Isaiah 5:12

The harp, lyre, tambourine, and flute, with wine, are at their feasts; but they don't respect the work of Yahweh, neither have they considered the operation of his hands.

Amos 6:5

who strum on the strings of a harp; who invent for themselves instruments of music, like David;

Exodus 32:18-19

He said, "It isn't the voice of those who shout for victory, neither is it the voice of those who cry for being overcome; but the noise of those who sing that I hear." It happened, as soon as he came near to the camp, that he saw the calf and the dancing: and Moses' anger grew hot, and he threw the tablets out of his hands, and broke them beneath the mountain.

Exodus 32:25

When Moses saw that the people had broken loose, (for Aaron had let them loose for a derision among their enemies),

1 Samuel 18:6-7

It happened 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 tambourines, with joy, and with instruments of music. The women sang one to another as they played, and said, "Saul has slain his thousands, David his ten thousands."

Mark 6:21

Then a convenient day came, that Herod on his birthday made a supper for his nobles, the high officers, and the chief men of Galilee.

Luke 7:32

They are like children who sit in the marketplace, and call one to another, saying, 'We piped to you, and you didn't dance. We mourned, and you didn't weep.'

Acts 17:21

Now all the Athenians and the strangers living there spent their time in nothing else, but either to tell or to hear some new thing.

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Amusements » General reference to

Exodus 32:6

They rose up early on the next day, and offered burnt offerings, and brought peace offerings; and the people sat down to eat and to drink, and rose up to play.

Judges 16:25

It happened, when their hearts were merry, that they said, "Call for Samson, that he may entertain us." They called for Samson out of the prison; and he performed before them. They set him between the pillars;

2 Samuel 2:14

Abner said to Joab, "Please let the young men arise and play before us!" Joab said, "Let them arise!"

Amos 6:5

who strum on the strings of a harp; who invent for themselves instruments of music, like David;

Amusements » Of children

Job 21:11

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

Matthew 11:16-17

"But to what shall I compare this generation? It is like children sitting in the marketplaces, who call to their companions and say, 'We played the flute for you, and you didn't dance. We mourned for you, and you didn't lament.'

Topics on Amusements

Amusements Of Children

18;21;11

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

Amusements, Evil Results

20;14;13

Even in laughter the heart may be sorrowful, and mirth may end in heaviness.