Never miss a post

Theasaurus: Instruments

40 Bible Verses about instruments

Most Relevant Verses

Genesis 4:21

And the name of his brother [was] Jubal; he was the father of all who play stringed instruments and wind instruments.

2 Chronicles 5:13

And it was the primary [duty] of the trumpeters and singers to make themselves heard [with] one voice, to praise and give thanks to Yahweh. And when a sound from the trumpets, cymbals, and other instruments of song was raised to Yahweh--for he [is] good, because his loyal love [is] everlasting--then the house, the house of Yahweh, was filled with a cloud.

Amos 5:23

Remove from me the noise of your songs, and I do not want to hear the melody of your harps!

Psalm 87:7

And while dancing, singers [will sing], "All my springs [are] in you."

Psalm 7:13

And he has prepared for him weapons of death. He has made his arrows fiery shafts.

Psalm 98:5

Sing praises to Yahweh with lyre, with lyre and melodious sound.

Psalm 71:22

On my part, I will praise you with a stringed instrument, [and] your faithfulness, O my God. I will sing praises to you with a lyre, O Holy One of Israel.

Psalm 68:25

Singers went up front, those playing stringed instruments last, between [them] young women [playing] tambourines.

Psalm 98:6

With trumpets and sound of horn, shout joyfully before the king, Yahweh.

Psalm 81:2

Lift up a song and strike [the] tambourine, [the] pleasant lyre, together with [the] harp.

1 Chronicles 23:5

four thousand gatekeepers, [and] four thousand offering praise with the instruments that I have made for praise."

1 Corinthians 14:7

Likewise, the inanimate things which produce a sound, whether flute or lyre, if they do not produce a distinction in the tones, how will it be known what is played on the flute or on the lyre?

Psalm 137:2

On [the] willows in her midst, we hung up our lyres.

2 Timothy 2:21

Therefore, if someone cleanses himself from these [things], he will be a vessel for honorable use, set apart, useful to the Master, prepared for every good work.

2 Samuel 6:5

Now David and all the house of Israel [were] dancing before Yahweh, with all kinds of [musical instruments made from] ash trees, and with zithers, harps, tambourines, sistrums, and cymbals.

Psalm 92:3

on [the] ten [string], and on [the] harp, with a melody on [the] lyre.

Amos 6:5

[Alas for those] who sing to the tune of the harp; like David they improvise on instruments of music.

Psalm 6:1

O Yahweh, do not rebuke me in your anger, and do not discipline me in your wrath.

Isaiah 38:20

Yahweh, save me, and we will play my music [on] stringed instruments all the days of our lives at the temple of Yahweh."

Psalm 4:1

When I call, answer me, O God of my righteousness. In trouble {deliver me}. Be gracious to me and hear my prayer.

Ezekiel 26:13

And, I will put an end to the noise of your songs, and the sound of your lyres will not be heard any longer.

2 Chronicles 29:26

When the Levites stood with the objects of David and the priests with the trumpets,

Habakkuk 3:19

Yahweh, my Lord, [is] my strength; he makes my feet like the deer; he causes me to walk on my high places. To the choirmaster with stringed instruments.

Exodus 15:20

And Miriam the prophetess, the sister of Aaron, took her tambourine in her hand, and all of the women went out after her with tambourines and with dances.

1 Samuel 16:23

So whenever the [evil] spirit from God came to Saul, David would take the stringed instrument and play it with his hand. Then {it would bring relief} for Saul; {he would feel better} and the evil spirit would depart from him.

2 Kings 3:15

But now, bring me a musician." It happened that at the moment the musician played, the hand of Yahweh came upon him.

Isaiah 32:7

And a scoundrel, his weapons [are] evil; he plans evil devices to ruin [the] poor with words of deception even when the speech of [the] needy [is] right.

Topics on Instruments

Chosen Instruments


But the Lord said to him, "Go, because this man is my chosen instrument to carry my name before Gentiles and kings and the sons of Israel.

Musical Instruments, Made Of


Now David and all the house of Israel [were] dancing before Yahweh, with all kinds of [musical instruments made from] ash trees, and with zithers, harps, tambourines, sistrums, and cymbals.

Musical Instruments, types of


{And} on the third day, when it was morning, there was thunder and lightning, and a heavy cloud over the mountain and a very loud ram's horn sound, and all the people who [were] in the camp trembled.