'Lyre' in the Bible
His brother was named Jubal; he was the father of all who play the lyre and the flute.
"Why did you flee secretly and deceive me, and did not tell me so that I might have sent you away with joy and with songs, with timbrel and with lyre;
"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.
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."
One of his attendants replied, "I have seen a son of Jesse in Bethlehem who knows how to play the lyre. He is a brave warrior and is articulate and handsome, for the Lord is with him."
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.
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.
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.
and Mattithiah, and Eliphelehu, and Mikneiah, and Obed-Edom, and Jeiel, and Azaziah, with harps tuned to the eight-stringed lyre, to lead.
from Jeduthun, these six of his descendants: Gedaliah, Zeri, Jeshaiah, Shimei, Hashabiah, and Mattithiah, mentored by their father Jeduthun, who played a lyre and prophesied, giving thanks and praise to the LORD;
singing to the tambourine and lyre and rejoicing at the sound of the flute.
My lyre is [used] for mourning and my flute for the sound of weeping.
For you will bless the righteous. Yahweh, you will surround him with favor as with a shield. For the Chief Musician; on stringed instruments, upon the eight-stringed lyre. A Psalm by David.
O LORD, do not rebuke me in Your anger, Nor chasten me in Your wrath.
For Yahweh is righteous. He loves righteousness. The upright shall see his face. For the Chief Musician; upon an eight-stringed lyre. A Psalm of David.
Help, LORD, for the godly man ceases to be, For the faithful disappear from among the sons of men.
Praise the Lord with the lyre; make music to Him with a ten-stringed harp.
Then I will come to the altar of God, to God, my greatest joy. I will praise You with the lyre, God, my God.
I turn my ear to a proverb; I explain my riddle with a lyre.
Wake up, my soul! Wake up, harp and lyre! I will wake up the dawn.
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.
Lift up a song-play the tambourine, the melodious lyre, and the harp.
with a ten-stringed harp and the music of a lyre.
Sing to the Lord with the lyre, with the lyre and melodious song.
Wake up, harp and lyre! I will wake up the dawn.
O God, I will sing a new song to you. With a lyre of ten [strings] I will sing praise to you,
Sing to the Lord with thanksgiving; play the lyre to our God,
Let them praise His name with dancing and make music to Him with tambourine and lyre.
Praise Him with trumpet blast; praise Him with harp and lyre.
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.
Therefore I moan like [the sound of] a lyre for Moab, [as does] my innermost being for Kir-heres.
The joyful tambourines have ceased. The noise of the jubilant has stopped. The joyful lyre has ceased.
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.
Therefore, when all the people heard the sound of the horn, flute, zither, lyre, harp, and every kind of music, people of every nation and language fell down and worshiped the gold statue that King Nebuchadnezzar had set up.
You as king have issued a decree that everyone who hears the sound of the horn, flute, zither, lyre, harp, drum, and every kind of music must fall down and worship the gold statue.
"Every man who hears the sound of the trumpet, the flute, the lyre, the four-stringed lyre, and the harp, playing together along with various other instruments is to fall down and worship the golden statue. Whoever does not fall down and worship is to be thrown into a blazing fire furnace.'
Now if you're ready, when you hear the sound of the horn, flute, zither, lyre, harp, drum, and every kind of music, fall down and worship the statue I made. But if you don't worship it, you will immediately be thrown into a furnace of blazing fire-and who is the god who can rescue you from my power?"