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Theasaurus: Instruments

40 Bible Verses about instruments

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2 Chronicles 5:13

The trumpeters and singers joined together to praise and thank the Lord with one voice. They raised their voices, accompanied by trumpets, cymbals, and musical instruments, in praise to the Lord:For He is good;
His faithful love endures forever.The temple, the Lord’s temple, was filled with a cloud.

Amos 5:23

Take away from Me the noise of your songs!
I will not listen to the music of your harps.

Psalm 87:7

Singers and dancers alike will say,
“My whole source of joy is in you.”

Psalm 7:13

He has prepared His deadly weapons;
He tips His arrows with fire.

Psalm 98:5

Sing to the Lord with the lyre,
with the lyre and melodious song.

Psalm 71:22

Therefore, I will praise You with a harp
for Your faithfulness, my God;
I will sing to You with a lyre,
Holy One of Israel.

Psalm 68:25

Singers lead the way,
with musicians following;
among them are young women
playing tambourines.

Psalm 98:6

With trumpets and the blast of the ram’s horn
shout triumphantly
in the presence of the Lord, our King.

Psalm 81:2

Lift up a song—play the tambourine,
the melodious lyre, and the harp.

1 Chronicles 23:5

4,000 are to be gatekeepers, and 4,000 are to praise the Lord with the instruments that I have made for worship.”

1 Corinthians 14:7

Even inanimate things that produce sounds—whether flute or harp—if they don’t make a distinction in the notes, how will what is played on the flute or harp be recognized?

Psalm 137:2

There we hung up our lyres
on the poplar trees,

2 Timothy 2:21

So if anyone purifies himself from anything dishonorable, he will be a special instrument, set apart, useful to the Master, prepared for every good work.

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.

Psalm 92:3

with a ten-stringed harp
and the music of a lyre.

Psalm 55:1

For the choir director: with stringed instruments. A Davidic Maskil.God, listen to my prayer
and do not ignore my plea for help.

Amos 6:5

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

Psalm 6:1

A Prayer for MercyFor the choir director: with stringed instruments, according to Sheminith. A Davidic psalm. Lord, do not rebuke me in Your anger;
do not discipline me in Your wrath.

Isaiah 38:20

The Lord will save me;
we will play stringed instruments
all the days of our lives
at the house of the Lord.

Psalm 4:1

For the choir director: with stringed instruments. A Davidic psalm.Answer me when I call,
God, who vindicates me.
You freed me from affliction;
be gracious to me and hear my prayer.

Romans 6:13

And do not offer any parts of it to sin as weapons for unrighteousness. But as those who are alive from the dead, offer yourselves to God, and all the parts of yourselves to God as weapons for righteousness.

Ezekiel 26:13

I will put an end to the noise of your songs, and the sound of your lyres will no longer be heard.

2 Chronicles 29:26

The Levites stood with the instruments of David, and the priests with the trumpets.

Habakkuk 3:19

Yahweh my Lord is my strength;
He makes my feet like those of a deer
and enables me to walk on mountain heights!For the choir director: on stringed instruments.

Exodus 15:20

Then Miriam the prophetess, Aaron’s sister, took a tambourine in her hand, and all the women followed her with their tambourines and danced.

1 Samuel 16:23

Whenever the spirit from God troubled Saul, David would pick up his lyre and play, and Saul would then be relieved, feel better, and the evil spirit would leave him.

2 Kings 3:15

Now, bring me a musician.”While the musician played, the Lord’s hand came on Elisha.

Psalm 61:1

For the choir director: on stringed instruments. Davidic.God, hear my cry;
pay attention to my prayer.

Psalm 67:1

For the choir director: with stringed instruments. A psalm. A song.May God be gracious to us and bless us;
look on us with favorSelah

Isaiah 32:7

The scoundrel’s weapons are destructive;
he hatches plots to destroy the needy with lies,
even when the poor says what is right.

Topics on Instruments

Chosen Instruments


But the Lord said to him, “Go! For this man is My chosen instrument to take My name to Gentiles, kings, and the Israelites.

Musical Instruments, Made Of


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.

Musical Instruments, types of


On the third day, when morning came, there was thunder and lightning, a thick cloud on the mountain, and a loud trumpet sound, so that all the people in the camp shuddered.

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