Praise Him with tambourine and dance;
praise Him with flute and strings.
Let them praise His name with dancing
and make music to Him with tambourine and lyre.
Then Miriam the prophetess, Aaron’s sister, took a tambourine in her hand, and all the women followed her with their tambourines and danced.
Praise Him with trumpet blast;
praise Him with harp and lyre.
Praise Him with resounding cymbals;
praise Him with clashing cymbals.
And every stroke of the appointed staff
that the Lord brings down on him
will be to the sound of tambourines and lyres;
He will fight against him with brandished weapons.
Lift up a song—play the tambourine,
the melodious lyre, and the harp.
Take away from Me the noise of your songs!
I will not listen to the music of your harps.
We played the flute for you,
but you didn’t dance;
we sang a lament,
but you didn’t mourn!
You are My battle club,
My weapons of war.
With you I will smash nations;
with you I will bring kingdoms to ruin.
1 Corinthians 13:1
If I speak human or angelic languages
but do not have love,
I am a sounding gong or a clanging cymbal.
2 Samuel 6:5
David and the whole house of Israel were celebrating before the Lord with all kinds of fir wood instruments, lyres, harps, tambourines, sistrums, and cymbals.
Again I will build you so that you will be rebuilt,
You will take up your tambourines again
and go out in joyful dancing.
Praise the Lord with the lyre;
make music to Him with a ten-stringed harp.
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.
2 Kings 4:3
Then he said, “Go and borrow empty containers from everyone—from all your neighbors. Do not get just a few.
The joyful tambourines have ceased.
The noise of the jubilant has stopped.
The joyful lyre has ceased.
Singers lead the way,
with musicians following;
among them are young women
2 Kings 23:10
He defiled Topheth, which is in the Valley of Hinnom, so that no one could make his son or daughter pass through the fire to Molech.
2 Kings 3:15
Now, bring me a musician.”While the musician played, the Lord’s hand came on Elisha.
When you hear the sound of the horn, flute, zither, lyre, harp, drum, and every kind of music, you are to fall down and worship the gold statue that King Nebuchadnezzar has set up.
1 Samuel 10:5
“After that you will come to the Hill of God where there are Philistine garrisons. When you arrive at the city, you will meet a group of prophets coming down from the high place prophesying. They will be preceded by harps, tambourines, flutes, and lyres.
1 Chronicles 13:8
David and all Israel were celebrating with all their might before God with songs and with lyres, harps, tambourines, cymbals, and trumpets.
So the people shouted, and the trumpets sounded. When they heard the blast of the trumpet, the people gave a great shout, and the wall collapsed. The people advanced into the city, each man straight ahead, and they captured the city.
Blow the horn in Zion;
sound the alarm on My holy mountain!
Let all the residents of the land tremble,
for the Day of the Lord is coming;
in fact, it is near—