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Theasaurus: Harps

66 Bible Verses about Harps

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Genesis 4:19-21

Later, Lamech married two wives. One was named Adah and the other was named Zillah. Adah gave birth to Jabal, who became the ancestor of those who live in tents and herd livestock. His brother was named Jubal; he became the ancestor of all those who play the lyre and the flute.

2 Samuel 6:2-5

Then David and all the people with him set out from Baal-judah to bring up from there the Ark of God, who is called the Name, the name of the LORD of the Heavenly Armies, and who is enthroned on the cherubim. They mounted the Ark of God on a new cart and brought it from Abinadab's home in Gibeah, with Abinadab's sons Uzzah and Ahio driving the new cart. As they left Abinadab's house in Gibeah accompanied by the Ark of God, Ahio was walking ahead of the ark. read more.
David and the entire assembly of Israel were dancing in the presence of the LORD with all of their strength, accompanied by all sorts of wood instruments, harps, tambourines, castanets, and cymbals.

1 Chronicles 13:6-8

David, accompanied by all of Israel, went up to Baalah (the former name of Kiriath-jearim), which belonged to Judah, to bring from there the Ark of God, the LORD, who sits enthroned on the cherubim, and who is called the Name. They mounted the Ark of God on a new cart, bringing it from Abinadab's home, with Uzzah and Ahio driving the cart. David and all of Israel were dancing in the presence of God with all of their might with songs, harps, tambourines, cymbals, and trumpets.

1 Chronicles 15:28

All of Israel were bringing up the Ark of the Covenant of the LORD, accompanied by shouting, sounding of horns, trumpets, and cymbals, along with loud music on harps and lyres.

2 Chronicles 20:27-28

Then they all returned with joy to Jerusalem, every soldier from Judah and Jerusalem, with Jehoshaphat at the head of the procession, because the LORD had made them rejoice over their enemies. They proceeded directly to the LORD's Temple, carrying lyres, harps, and trumpets.

Nehemiah 12:27

At the dedication of the wall of Jerusalem, they invited the descendants of Levi to come from wherever they lived to Jerusalem so they could celebrate the dedication with joy, thanksgiving, and songs, accompanied by cymbals, lyres, and harps.

Psalm 49:4

I will focus my attention on a proverb; I will use the harp to expound my riddle.

Psalm 137:1-4

There we sat down and cried by the rivers of Babylon as we remembered Zion. On the willows there we hung our harps, for it was there that our captors asked us for songs and our torturers demanded joy from us, "Sing us one of the songs about Zion!"read more.
How are we to sing the song of the LORD on foreign soil?

Isaiah 30:32

And every stroke of his punishing rod that the LORD brings down on them will be to the sound of tambourines and harps, as he fights against her in battle with a brandished arm.

Revelation 14:2-3

Then I heard a sound from heaven like that of many waters and like the sound of loud thunder. The sound I heard was like harpists playing on their harps. They were singing a new song in front of the throne, the four living creatures, and the elders. No one could learn the song except the 144,000 who had been redeemed from the earth.

2 Chronicles 5:12

All the musicians who were descendants of Levi, including Asaph, Heman, Jeduthun, and their sons and relatives wore linen and played cymbals and stringed instruments as they stood east of the altar. Accompanied by 120 priests who played trumpets,

1 Kings 10:12

The king used the algum wood to have supports made for the LORD's Temple and for the royal palace, as well as lyres and harps for the choir, and nothing like that wood has ever come again or even been seen since right to this day.

2 Chronicles 9:11

The king used the algum wood to have steps made for the LORD's Temple and for the royal palace, as well as lyres and harps for the choir, and nothing like that wood had been seen before in the territory of Judah.

1 Chronicles 15:16

David also told the leaders of the descendants of Levi to appoint their relatives as singers, to play musical instruments such as harps, lyres, and cymbals, and to keep sounding aloud with joyful voices.

1 Chronicles 16:5

Their director Asaph played cymbals, and next to him was Zechariah, followed by Jeiel, Shemiramoth, Jehiel, Mattithiah, Eliab, Benaiah, Obed-edom, and Jeiel, who played harps and lyres.

1 Chronicles 25:1

Along with officers in his army, David consecrated to assist in service to the descendants of Asaph, Heman, and Jeduthun those who prophesy with lyres, harps, and cymbals.

2 Chronicles 29:25

Hezekiah stationed descendants of Levi in the LORD's Temple to play cymbals and stringed instruments, just as David, Gad the seer, and Nathan the prophet had directed, because the command to do so was from the LORD through those prophets.

Psalm 57:7-8

My heart is committed, God, my heart is committed, so I will sing and play music. Wake up, my soul, wake up, lyre and harp! I will awaken at dawn.

Psalm 71:22

I also will praise you with the harp; because of your faithfulness, my God, I will praise you with the lyre Holy One of Israel.

Psalm 81:1-2

Sing joyfully to God, our strength. Raise a shout to the God of Jacob. Sing a song and play the tambourine, the pleasant-sounding lyre along with the harp.

Psalm 92:1-4

It is good to give thanks to the LORD and to sing praise to your name, Most High; to proclaim your gracious love in the morning and your faithfulness at night, accompanied by a ten-stringed instrument and a lyre, and the contemplative sound of a harp.read more.
Because you made me glad with your awesome deeds, LORD, I will sing for joy at the works of your hands.

Psalm 98:4-6

Make a joyful noise to the LORD, all the earth! Break forth into joyful songs of praise! Sing praises to the LORD with a lyre with a lyre and a melodious song! With trumpets and the sound of a ram's horn shout in the presence of the LORD, the king!

Psalm 108:1-2

My heart is firm, God; I will sing and praise you with my whole being. Awake, harp and lyre! I will wake up at dawn.

Psalm 150:3

Praise him with trumpet sounding. Praise him with stringed instrument and harp.

Revelation 5:8-10

When the lamb had taken the scroll, the four living creatures and the twenty-four elders bowed down in front of him. Each held a harp and a gold bowl full of incense, the prayers of the saints. They sang a new song: "You are worthy to take the scroll and open its seals, because you were slaughtered. With your blood you purchased people for God from every tribe, language, people, and nation. You made them a kingdom and priests for our God, and they will reign on the earth."

Revelation 15:2-4

Then I saw what looked like a sea of glass mixed with fire. Those who had conquered the beast, its image, and the number of its name were standing on the sea of glass holding God's harps in their hands. They sang the song of God's servant Moses and the song of the lamb: "Your deeds are both spectacular and amazing, Lord God Almighty. Your ways are just and true, King of the nations. Lord, who won't fear and praise your name? For you alone are holy, and all the nations will come and worship you because your judgments have been revealed."

Daniel 3:7

Therefore, when all of the people "heard the sound of the trumpet, the flute, the lyre, the four-stringed lyre, and the harp, playing together along with various other instruments," all the "people, nations, and languages" began to fall down and worship the golden statue that King Nebuchadnezzar had set up.

Daniel 3:5

"People of all nations, and languages are commanded: Whenever you hear the sound of the trumpet, the flute, the lyre, the four-stringed lyre, and the harp, playing together along with various instruments, you are to fall down and worship the golden statue that was set up by King Nebuchadnezzar.

2 Kings 3:15-19

Now bring me a musician." As the musician played, the hand of the LORD rested on Elisha, so he said, "This is what the LORD says: "Fill this valley with trench after trench!' This is what the LORD says: "Though you won't see wind or storm, nevertheless that river will overflow with water so that you, your cattle, and your livestock may drink.' read more.
And this is the easy part for the LORD he's also going to hand the Moabites over to you! Then you are to attack every fortified city and every significant city. Cut down every significant tree, fill in all of the water springs, and ruin every prime piece of land with stones."

1 Samuel 10:5-6

"After that you will come to Gibeath-elohim where the Philistine garrison is. As you arrive there at the town, you'll meet a band of prophets coming down from the high place with a harp, tambourine, flute, and lyre being played in front of them, and they'll be prophesying. The Spirit of the LORD will come upon you, and you'll prophesy with them and be changed into a different person.

1 Samuel 18:10

The next day, while David was playing the lyre as he had before, the evil spirit from the LORD attacked Saul, and he began to rave inside the house with a spear in his hand.

1 Samuel 16:23

Whenever an evil spirit from God came to Saul, David would take the lyre and play it. Relief would come to Saul and he would be better, because the evil spirit would leave him.

1 Samuel 16:16

Let our lord order his servants who attend you to look for a man who is skilled in playing the lyre. And then when an evil spirit from God comes on you, he will play and you will be better."

1 Samuel 19:9-10

The evil spirit from the LORD attacked Saul while he was sitting in his house with his spear in his hand and David was playing the lyre. Saul tried to pin David to the wall with the spear, but he jumped away from Saul and the spear stuck in the wall. That night David escaped and fled.

Genesis 31:27

ran away from me secretly, and stole from me by not keeping me informed. Otherwise, I could have sent you off with a party and singing, accompanied by a band playing tambourines and harps.

Job 21:12

singing with tambourines and lyres as they rejoice to the sound of flutes.

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.

Isaiah 14:11

Your pomp has been brought down to Sheol, along with the noise of your harps. Maggots are spread out beneath you, and worms are your covering."

Isaiah 24:8

"The celebrations of the tambourine have ended, the noise of the jubilant has stopped, and the mirth that the harp produces has ended.

Ezekiel 26:13

""I'll silence the noise of your songs and the music of your harps won't be heard anymore.

Amos 6:5-6

chanting to the sound of stringed instruments as if they were David, composing songs to themselves as if they were musicians, drinking wine from bowls, anointing themselves with the choicest of oils, but not grieving on the occasion of Joseph's ruin

Revelation 18:22

The sound of harpists, musicians, flutists, and trumpeters will never be heard within you again. No artisan of any trade will ever be found within you again. The sound of a millstone will never be heard within you again.

Isaiah 16:11

Therefore my insides moan like a lyre for Moab, and my innermost being for Kir-hareseth.

Job 30:31

But my harp is in mourning; my flute plays only songs for those who are weeping."

Isaiah 23:16

"Take a harp; walk around the city, you forgotten whore! Make sweet melody; sing many songs, and perhaps you'll be remembered."

Psalm 81:2

Sing a song and play the tambourine, the pleasant-sounding lyre along with the harp.

Psalm 98:5

Sing praises to the LORD with a lyre with a lyre and a melodious song!

1 Chronicles 25:6

They were all under their father's supervision regarding music in the Temple of the LORD with cymbals, harps, and lyres for the service of the Temple of God.

1 Samuel 10:5

"After that you will come to Gibeath-elohim where the Philistine garrison is. As you arrive there at the town, you'll meet a band of prophets coming down from the high place with a harp, tambourine, flute, and lyre being played in front of them, and they'll be prophesying.

Psalm 92:3

accompanied by a ten-stringed instrument and a lyre, and the contemplative sound of a harp.

1 Corinthians 14:7

In the same way, lifeless instruments like the flute or harp produce sounds. But if there's no difference in the notes, how can a person tell what tune is being played?

Daniel 3:10

You, your majesty, issued this decree:

Daniel 3:15

Now, if you are ready at this very moment to obey "the sound of the trumpet, the flute, the lyre, the four-stringed lyre, and the harp,' and worship the image that I have made" If you do not so worship, you will immediately have cast yourselves into the middle of the blazing fire, and what god is there who can deliver you from my power?"

Amos 6:5

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

2 Samuel 6:5

David and the entire assembly of Israel were dancing in the presence of the LORD with all of their strength, accompanied by all sorts of wood instruments, harps, tambourines, castanets, and cymbals.

1 Chronicles 13:8

David and all of Israel were dancing in the presence of God with all of their might with songs, harps, tambourines, cymbals, and trumpets.

Revelation 5:8

When the lamb had taken the scroll, the four living creatures and the twenty-four elders bowed down in front of him. Each held a harp and a gold bowl full of incense, the prayers of the saints.

Revelation 14:2

Then I heard a sound from heaven like that of many waters and like the sound of loud thunder. The sound I heard was like harpists playing on their harps.

Revelation 15:2

Then I saw what looked like a sea of glass mixed with fire. Those who had conquered the beast, its image, and the number of its name were standing on the sea of glass holding God's harps in their hands.

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