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Exodus 19:16

{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.

Exodus 20:18

And all the people [were] seeing the thunder and the lightning and the sound of the ram's horn and the mountain smoking, and the people saw, and they trembled, and they stood at a distance.

Leviticus 25:9

And you shall cause {a loud horn blast} to be heard on the seventh month on the tenth of the month; on the Day of Atonement you shall cause a ram's horn to be heard in all your land.

Judges 3:27

And when he arrived he sounded the trumpet in the hill country of Ephraim, and the {Israelites} went down from the hill country with him leading them.

1 Kings 1:39

Then Zadok the priest took the horn of oil from the tent, and he anointed Solomon. They blew on the trumpet, and all the people said, "Long live King Solomon!"

Psalm 150:1-6

Praise him with blast of horn; praise him with harp and lyre. Praise him with tambourine and dancing; praise him with strings and flute. Praise Yah. Praise God in his sanctuary; praise him in his mighty firmament. read more.
Praise him for his mighty deeds; praise him according to the abundance of his greatness. Every breathing thing, let it praise Yah. Praise Yah.

Revelation 8:7-13

And the first blew the trumpet, and there was hail and fire mixed with blood, and it was thrown to the earth, and a third of the earth was burned up, and a third of the trees were burned up, and all the green grass was burned up. And the second angel blew the trumpet, and [something] like a great mountain burning with fire was thrown into the sea, and a third of the sea became blood, and a third of the creatures in the sea--the ones which had life--died, and a third of the ships were destroyed. read more.
And the third angel blew the trumpet, and a great star burning like a torch fell from heaven, and it fell on a third of the rivers and on the springs of water. And the name of the star was called Wormwood, and a third of the waters became wormwood, and many people died from the waters because they were made bitter. And the fourth angel blew the trumpet, and a third of the sun was struck, and a third of the moon, and a third of the stars, so that a third of them were darkened, and the day did not shine [with respect to] a third of it, and the night likewise. And I looked, and I heard one eagle flying {directly overhead}, saying with a loud voice, "Woe, woe, woe to those who live on the earth, from the remaining sounds of the trumpets of the three angels who are about to blow the trumpet!"

Genesis 4:21

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

Job 21:12

They {sing} to [the] tambourine and lyre, and they rejoice to [the] sound of [the] long flute.

Daniel 3:5

[that] at the time that you hear the sound of the horn, the flute, [the] lyre, [the] trigon, [the] harp, [the] drum and all kinds of music, you must fall down and you must worship the statue of gold that Nebuchadnezzar the king [has] set up.

Daniel 3:5-10

And {whoever} does not fall down and worship will be thrown {immediately} into the midst of the furnace of blazing fire." {Therefore} {at this time} [some] {astrologers} came forward and {they denounced the Jews}. {They responded and said} to Nebuchadnezzar the king, "O king, may [you] live {forever}! read more.
You, O king, have made a decree that {everyone} who hears the sound of the horn, the flute, [the] lyre, [the] trigon, [the] harp and [the] drum and all kinds of music, he shall fall down and shall worship the statue of gold.

Daniel 3:7

{Therefore}, {at that time}, {as soon as} all the peoples heard the sound of the horn, the flute, [the] lyre, [the] trigon, [the] harp and all kinds of music, all the peoples, {the nations and people of all languages} [were] falling down [and] were worshiping the statue of gold that Nebuchadnezzar the king had set up.

Daniel 3:5-11

{And whoever} {does not fall down} and worship shall be thrown into the midst of the furnace of blazing fire.

Daniel 3:5-15

[However] there are Judean men whom you have appointed over the affairs of the province of Babylon--Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego--these men, O king, {pay you no heed} [and] [were] not serving your god, and the statue of gold that you set up they are not worshiping." Then Nebuchadnezzar said in rage and anger to bring in Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego; then they brought in these men before the king. Nebuchadnezzar answered and said to them, "[Is it] true, Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego, [that] you are not serving my god, and [you are] not worshiping the statue of gold that I have set up? read more.
Now if you are ready so that {when} you hear the sound of the horn, the flute, the lyre, [the] trigon, [the] harp and [the] drum and all kinds of music, you fall down and you worship the statue that I have made, [that will be good]. But if you do not worship it, {immediately} you will be thrown into the midst of the furnace of blazing fire, and {who is the god} who will rescue you from my hands?"

Matthew 9:23

And [when] Jesus came into the ruler's house and saw the flute players and the disorderly crowd,

Matthew 11:17

saying, 'We played the flute for you and you did not dance; we sang a lament and you did not mourn.'

Psalm 98:4-6

Shout joyfully to Yahweh, all the earth. Be cheerful and sing for joy and sing praises. Sing praises to Yahweh with lyre, with lyre and melodious sound.

Psalm 98:6

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

Psalm 81:3

Blow [the] horn at new moon, at full moon, for our feast day,

Exodus 19:13

Not a hand will touch it, because he will certainly be stoned or certainly be shot; whether an animal or a man, he will not live.' At the blowing of the ram's horn they may go up to the mountain."

2 Chronicles 15:14

And they took an oath to Yahweh with a great voice, with shouting, with trumpets, and with horns.

1 Samuel 16:18

One of the servants answered and said, "Look, I have seen a son of Jesse the Bethlehemite [who is] skillful in playing a stringed instrument, a {brave man, a warrior, prudent in speech, and handsome}. And Yahweh [is] with him."

Job 30:31

So my lyre came to be [used] for mourning, and my flute [for the] voice of [those who] weep.

Psalm 43:4

Then I will go to the altar of God, to God, {my surpassing joy}, and I will praise you with lyre, O God, my God.

Psalm 81:1-2

Lift up a song and strike [the] tambourine, [the] pleasant lyre, together with [the] harp. Shout out to God our strength; shout joyfully to the God of Jacob.

Revelation 5:8

And when he took the scroll, the four living creatures and the twenty-four elders fell down before the Lamb, each one of whom had a harp and golden bowls full of incense, which are the prayers of the saints.

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 108:2

Awake, harp and lyre. I will awake [the] dawn.

Psalm 144:9

O God, I will sing a new song to you. With a lyre of ten [strings] I will sing praise to you,

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.

Psalm 6:1

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

Psalm 54:1

O God, by your name save me, and by your power vindicate me.

Psalm 55:1

Give ear, O God, [to] my prayer, and do not hide yourself from my plea.

Psalm 67:1

May God be gracious to us and bless us. May he cause his face to shine toward us, Selah

Psalm 76:1

God [is] known in Judah. His name [is] great in Israel.

Isaiah 5:12

And [there] will be lyre and harp, tambourine and flute, and wine [at] their feasts, but they do not look at the deeds of Yahweh, and they do not see the work of his hands.

Genesis 31:27

Why did you hide [your intention] to flee and {trick me}, and did not tell me so that I would have sent you away with joy and song and tambourine and lyre?

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.

Exodus 15:20-21

And Miriam answered, "Sing to Yahweh because he is highly exalted; [the] horse and its rider he hurled into the sea."

Judges 11:34

Jephthah came to Mizpah, to his house, and behold his daughter came out to meet him with tambourines and dancing. She [was] his only child; he did not have a son or daughter except her.

1 Samuel 10:5

After this, you will come to the Gibeah of God, where there are sentries of [the] Philistines. {Just as you enter} the town there, you will meet a procession of prophets coming down from the high place, with harp, tambourine, flute, and zither before them, and they will be prophesying.

1 Samuel 18:6-7

{When they were coming back} after David had returned from striking down the Philistine, the women went out from all the cities of Israel singing and dancing to meet King Saul with tambourines, with joy, and with three-stringed instruments. And the women sang as they danced, and they said, "Saul has struck down his thousands, but David his ten thousands!"

2 Samuel 6:3-5

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. They loaded the ark of God on a new utility cart, and they carried it from the house of Abinadab, which [was] on the hill. Now Uzza and Ahio, the sons of Abinadab, [were] driving the new utility cart along. So they brought it out from the house of Abinadab, which [was] on the hill with the ark of God, and Ahio [was] going before the ark.

1 Chronicles 13:8

Now David and all Israel were celebrating before God with all [their] strength, and with songs, lyres, harps, tambourines, cymbals, and trumpets.

Psalm 68:24-25

They have seen your processions, O God, the processions of my God, my king, distinctive [in victory].

Psalm 68:25

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

Isaiah 24:8

[the] joy of [the] tambourine has stopped. The noise of [the] jubilant has ceased; [the] joy of [the] lyre has stopped.

Isaiah 30:32

And every stroke of [the] staff of foundation that Yahweh lays will be on it with timbrels and lyres, and he will fight against it with battles of brandishing.

Jeremiah 31:4

I will again build you, and you will be built, O virgin Israel. You will again adorn yourself [with] your tambourines, and you will go forth in [the] dancing in a ring of [the] merrymakers.

Psalm 150:5

Praise him with sounding cymbals; praise him with clashing cymbals.

1 Corinthians 13:1

If I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, but do not have love, I have become a ringing brass gong or a clashing cymbal.

1 Chronicles 15:16

Then David ordered the chiefs of the Levites to appoint their brothers [as] singers with instruments of song, musical instruments, stringed instruments, and cymbals, {raising their voices for joy}.

1 Chronicles 16:5

Asaph [was] chief, and his second [was] Zechariah; Jeiel, Shemiramoth, Jehiel, Mattithiah, Eliab, Benaiah, Obed-Edom, and Jeiel [were] on harps and lyres. And Asaph played on the cymbals.

1 Chronicles 25:1

And David and the commanders of the army set apart for the service the sons of Asaph, [of] Heman, and [of] Jeduthun, who prophesied with stringed instruments, with harps, and with cymbals. And their inventory of the men of the work [and] for their duty was:

1 Chronicles 15:28

And all Israel brought up the ark of the covenant of Yahweh with shouting, with the sound of a shofar, and with trumpets and cymbals, making loud music with musical instruments and stringed instruments.

2 Chronicles 5:12-13

and all the Levitical singers--Asaph, Heman, Jeduthun, their sons, their brothers, dressed [in] fine linen, with cymbals, harps, and stringed instruments--[they] were standing to the east of the altar. And with them outside [were] one hundred and twenty priests [who were] trumpet blowers. 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.

2 Chronicles 29:25

And he stood the Levites [in] the house of Yahweh with cymbals, harps, and lyres, according to the command of David and Gad, the seer of the king, and Nathan the prophet, for the command [was] by the hand of Yahweh by the hand of his prophets.

Ezra 3:10

And the builders laid the foundation of the temple of Yahweh, and the priests [in their] apparel with the trumpets, and the Levites, the sons of Asaph, with the cymbals, were positioned to praise Yahweh, {as described by} King David of Israel.

Nehemiah 12:27

At the dedication of the wall of Jerusalem they sought the Levites from all of their places in order to bring them to Jerusalem to do the dedication with joy, thanksgivings, song and cymbals, stringed instruments and lyres.

Daniel 3:4-5

Then the herald proclaimed {aloud}, "To you {it is commanded}, O peoples, {nations and people of all languages},

Revelation 18:21-22

And one powerful angel picked up a stone like a great millstone and threw [it] into the sea, saying, "In this way Babylon the great city will be thrown down with violence, and will never be found again! And the sound of harpists and musicians and flute players and trumpeters will never be heard in you again! And every craftsman of every trade will never be found in you again! And the sound of a mill will never be heard in you again!

Hosea 5:8

Blow the {horn} in Gibeah, [the] trumpet in Ramah. Sound the alarm [in] Beth-aven; [look] behind you, Benjamin.

Psalm 137:2

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

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.

1 Kings 1:40

All the people went up after him, and the people were playing on the flutes and rejoicing [with] great joy, and the earth shook with their noise.

Jeremiah 48:36

{Therefore} my heart moans for Moab like the flute. It moans for the people of Kir-heres like the flute. {Therefore} [the] wealth they gained has perished.

2 Kings 11:14

She looked, and there was the king standing by the pillar according to the custom. The commanders and the trumpeters [were] by the king, and all of the people of the land were rejoicing and blowing on the trumpets. Athaliah tore her clothes and she called, "Treason, treason!"

2 Chronicles 29:27

Hezekiah commanded to offer the burnt offering upon the altar. And at the time the burnt offering began, the song of Yahweh began, and also the trumpets, at the hands of [the] instruments of David king of Israel.

Isaiah 14:11

Your pride is brought down [to] Sheol, [and] the sound of your harps; maggots are spread out beneath you like a bed, and your covering is worms.

Amos 5:23

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

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