382 occurrences in 14 translations

'Sound' in the Bible

When the sun went down, Abram fell sound asleep, and great terror overwhelmed him.

And Jacob came safe and sound to the city of Shechem, which is in the land of Canaan, when he came from Padanaram, and pitched his tent before the city.

And the sound hath been heard in the house of Pharaoh, saying, 'Come have the brethren of Joseph;' and it is good in the eyes of Pharaoh, and in the eyes of his servants,

And at the sound of their weeping the agreement which God had made with Abraham and Isaac and Jacob came to his mind.

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.

As the sound of the trumpet grew louder and louder, Moses spoke and God answered him in the thunder.

All the people witnessed the thunder and lightning, the sound of the trumpet, and the mountain [surrounded by] smoke. When the people saw [it] they trembled and stood at a distance.

And it shall be upon Aaron to minister: and his sound shall be heard when he goeth in unto the holy place before the LORD, and when he cometh out, that he die not.

When Joshua heard the sound of the people as they shouted, he said to Moses, "There is a sound of war in the camp."

But Moses replied: It's not the sound of a victory cry and not the sound of a cry of defeat; I hear the sound of singing!

"If a person brings a peace offering sacrifice to the LORD to fulfill a vow or a free will offering from the herd or the flock, it is to be sound in order to be accepted, without any defect in it.

Then shalt thou cause the trumpet of the jubile to sound on the tenth day of the seventh month, in the day of atonement shall ye make the trumpet sound throughout all your land.

And upon them that are left alive of you I will send a faintness into their hearts in the lands of their enemies; and the sound of a shaken leaf shall chase them; and they shall flee, as fleeing from a sword; and they shall fall when none pursueth.

Sound them when the whole assembly is to gather together at the entrance to the appointed place of meeting.

"When you sound short blasts, the camps pitched on the east are to set out.

When you sound short blasts a second time, the camps pitched on the south are to set out. Short blasts are to be sounded for them to set out.

But when the congregation is to be gathered together, ye shall blow, but ye shall not sound an alarm.

The sons of Aaron, the priests, are to sound the trumpets. Your use of these is a permanent statute throughout your generations.

"When you enter into battle in your land against an adversary who is attacking you, sound short blasts on the trumpets, and you will be remembered before the Lord your God and be delivered from your enemies.

You are to sound the trumpets over your burnt offerings and your fellowship sacrifices and on your joyous occasions, your appointed festivals, and the beginning of each of your months. They will serve as a reminder for you before your God: I am the Lord your God."

And at the sound of the people weeping, every man at his tent-door, the wrath of the Lord was great, and Moses was very angry.

Moses sent 1,000 men from every tribe to fight against them, along with Eleazar's son Phinehas, in whose hands were the articles of the sanctuary and trumpets to sound battle alarms.

"Then the LORD heard the sound of your words, and He was angry and took an oath, saying,

Then the Lord spoke to you from the fire. You kept hearing the sound of the words, but didn't see a form; there was only a voice.

"And Yahweh heard the sound of your words {when you spoke to me}, and Yahweh said to me, 'I have heard the sound of the words of this people that they have spoken to you; [they] are right [with respect to] all that they have spoken.

And it shall come to pass, that when they make a long blast with the ram's horn, and when ye hear the sound of the trumpet, all the people shall shout with a great shout; and the wall of the city shall fall down flat, and the people shall ascend up every man straight before him.

And to the people Joshua gave an order, saying, You will give no cry, and make no sound, and let no word go out of your mouth till the day when I say, Give a loud cry; then give a loud cry.

And the seventh time, at the sound of the priests' horns, Joshua said to the people, Now give a loud cry; for the Lord has given you the town.

So the people shouted when the priests blew with the trumpets: and it came to pass, when the people heard the sound of the trumpet, and the people shouted with a great shout, that the wall fell down flat, so that the people went up into the city, every man straight before him, and they took the city.

But Heber's wife Jael grabbed a tent peg in one hand and a hammer in the other, crept up to him quietly, and drove the tent peg right through his temple into the ground below after he had fallen sound asleep from exhaustion. That's how he died.

From the sound of those who divide their work loads at the watering troughs, there they will retell the righteous deeds of the LORD, the righteous victories for his rural people in Israel." Then the people of the LORD went down to the gates.

But the spirit of the Lord came on Gideon; and at the sound of his horn all Abiezer came together after him.

When I sound my trumpet, accompanied by everyone who is with me, you must blow your trumpets all around the entire encampment. Then shout out, "For the LORD and for Gideon!'"

For Hannah's prayer came from her heart, and though her lips were moving she made no sound: so it seemed to Eli that she was overcome with wine.

The Philistines heard the sound of the war cry and asked, "What's this loud shout in the Hebrews' camp?" When the Philistines discovered that the ark of the Lord had entered the camp,

Eli heard the sound of the cry and asked, "What is the meaning of this commotion?" Then the man quickly came and told Eli.

And the cows took the straight way, by the road to Beth-shemesh; they went by the highway, not turning to the right or to the left, and the sound of their voices was clear on the road; and the lords of the Philistines went after them as far as the edge of Beth-shemesh.

Samuel replied, "Then what is this sound of sheep and cattle I hear?"

"By the Lord, the God of Israel, if I sound out my father by this time tomorrow or the next day and I find out that he is favorable toward you, and if I do not send for you and tell you,

For if a man finds his enemy, will he let him go away safe and sound? The LORD reward thee with good for that which thou hast done unto me this day.

So David took the spear and the jug of water from beside Saul's head, and they went away, but no one saw or knew it, nor did any awake, for they were all asleep, because a sound sleep from the LORD had fallen on them.

And let it be, when thou hearest the sound of a going in the tops of the mulberry trees, that then thou shalt bestir thyself: for then shall the LORD go out before thee, to smite the host of the Philistines.

So David and all the house of Israel brought up the ark of the LORD with shouting, and with the sound of the trumpet.

Hushai replied to Absalom, "Ahithophel's advice is not sound this time."

Then Absalom and all the men of Israel said, "The advice of Hushai the Arkite sounds better than the advice of Ahithophel." Now the Lord had decided to frustrate the sound advice of Ahithophel, so that the Lord could bring disaster on Absalom.

But the LORD had planned to circumvent the sound advice of Ahithophel so the LORD could bring Absalom to destruction. So Hushai told Zadok and Abiathar, the priests, what Ahithophel had suggested to Absalom and the elders of Israel. He also reported what he himself had proposed. Hushai said,

Have Zadok the priest and Nathan the prophet anoint him there as king over Israel. Then sound a trumpet and declare "Long live King Solomon!'

And all the people came up after him, and the people piped with pipes, and rejoiced with great joy, so that the earth rent with the sound of them.

And Adonijah and all the guests that were with him heard it as they had made an end of eating. And when Joab heard the sound of the trumpet, he said, Wherefore is this noise of the city being in an uproar?

Then Zadok the priest and Nathan the prophet anointed him king in Gihon. They went up from there rejoicing, and the city is in an uproar. That is the sound you hear.

As the temple was being built, only stones shaped at the quarry were used; the sound of hammers, pickaxes, or any other iron tool was not heard at the temple while it was being built.

And it was so, when Ahijah heard the sound of her feet, as she came in at the door, that he said, Come in, thou wife of Jeroboam; why feignest thou thyself to be another? for I am sent to thee with heavy tidings.

So they took the bull that he gave them, prepared it, and called on the name of Baal from morning until noon, saying, "Baal, answer us!" But there was no sound; no one answered. Then they did their lame dance around the altar they had made.

All afternoon, they kept on raving until the offering of the evening sacrifice, but there was no sound, no one answered, no one paid attention.

And Elijah said unto Ahab, Get thee up, eat and drink; for there is a sound of abundance of rain.

After the earthquake there came fire, but the LORD was not in the fire. And after the fire, there was the sound of a gentle whisper.

Ben-hadad received Ahab's response while he was celebrating with his kings in the battle pavilions. "Sound "Battle Stations!'" he ordered, and the army began to prepare their attack.

Gehazi went ahead of them and placed the staff on the boy's face, but there was no sound or sign of life, so he went back to meet Elisha and told him, "The boy didn't wake up."

But Elisha sat in his house, and the elders sat with him; and the king sent a man from before him: but ere the messenger came to him, he said to the elders, See ye how this son of a murderer hath sent to take away mine head? look, when the messenger cometh, shut the door, and hold him fast at the door: is not the sound of his master's feet behind him?

for the Lord had caused the Aramean camp to hear the sound of chariots, horses, and a great army. The Arameans had said to each other, "The king of Israel must have hired the kings of the Hittites and the kings of Egypt to attack us."

So they left, called out to the city gatekeepers, and reported to them: "We went out to the Aramean encampment, and there was nobody there! Not even the sound of men only horses and donkeys tied up, and tents left just as they were!"

When Athaliah heard the sound of the runners of the people, she came to the people at the temple of Yahweh.

And it shall be, when thou shalt hear a sound of going in the tops of the mulberry trees, that then thou shalt go out to battle: for God is gone forth before thee to smite the host of the Philistines.

And David spoke to the chief of the Levites to appoint their brethren, the singers, with instruments of music, lutes, and harps, and cymbals, that they should sound aloud, lifting up the voice with joy.

So the singers, Heman, Asaph, and Ethan, were appointed to sound with cymbals of brass;

Shebaniah, Joshaphat, Nethanel, Amasai, Zechariah, Benaiah, and Eliezer the priests were appointed to sound the trumpets before the Ark of God, and Obed-edom and Jehiah were trustees for the ark.

Thus all Israel brought up the ark of the covenant of the LORD with shouting, and with sound of the cornet, and with trumpets, and with cymbals, making a noise with psalteries and harps.

Asaph the chief, and next to him Zechariah, Jeiel, and Shemiramoth, and Jehiel, and Mattithiah, and Eliab, and Benaiah, and Obededom: and Jeiel with psalteries and with harps; but Asaph made a sound with cymbals;

And with them Heman and Jeduthun with trumpets and cymbals for those that should make a sound, and with musical instruments of God. And the sons of Jeduthun were porters.

It came even to pass, as the trumpeters and singers were as one, to make one sound to be heard in praising and thanking the LORD; and when they lifted up their voice with the trumpets and cymbals and instruments of musick, and praised the LORD, saying, For he is good; for his mercy endureth for ever: that then the house was filled with a cloud, even the house of the LORD;

Look, God and His priests are with us at our head. The trumpets are ready to sound the charge against you. Israelites, don't fight against the Lord God of your ancestors, for you will not succeed."

They entered Jerusalem to the sound of stringed instruments and trumpets and proceeded to the temple of the Lord.

When Athaliah heard the sound of the people running and praising the king, she came to the people [at] the house of Yahweh.

And all the people gave worship, to the sound of songs and the blowing of horns; and this went on till the burned offering was ended.

The people could not distinguish the sound of the joyful shouting from that of the weeping, because the people were shouting so loudly. And the sound was heard far away.

And it came to pass when Sanballat and Tobiah and the Arabians and the Ammonites and the Ashdodites heard that the walls of Jerusalem were sound and that the breaches began to be stopped, then they were very wroth

Each builder worked with a sword strapped to his side, while a trumpeter remained beside me to sound an alarm.

In what place therefore ye hear the sound of the trumpet, resort ye thither unto us: our God shall fight for us.

and Masseiah, and Shemaiah, and Eleazar, and Uzzi, and Jehohanan, and Malchijah, and Elam, and Ezer, and the singers sound, and Jezrahiah the inspector;

Behold, let that night be barren; let no joyful sound come therein;

A word was given to me secretly, and the low sound of it came to my ears.

You have said, "My teaching is sound, and I am pure in Your sight."

And show you the secrets of wisdom! For sound wisdom has two sides Know then that God forgets a part of your iniquity.

"With God are strength and sound wisdom; both the deceived and those who deceive are responsible to him.

Then at the sound of your voice I will give answer; or let me put forward my cause for you to give me an answer.

At the sound of your voice I would give an answer, and you would have a desire for the work of your hands.

A dreadful sound is in his ears: in prosperity the destroyer shall come upon him.

How hast thou counselled him that hath no wisdom, And plentifully declared sound knowledge!

My lyre is [used] for mourning and my flute for the sound of weeping.

"Surely you have spoken in my hearing, And I have heard the sound of your words:

"In a dream, a vision of the night, When sound sleep falls on men, While they slumber in their beds,

"But if you have understanding, hear this; Listen to the sound of my words.

Hear attentively the noise of his voice, and the sound that goeth out of his mouth.

Then there comes a roaring sound; God thunders with His majestic voice. He does not restrain the lightning when His [rumbling] voice is heard.

He swalloweth the ground with fierceness and rage: neither believeth he that it is the sound of the trumpet.

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
הגה 
hegeh 
Usage: 3

הגּיון 
Higgayown 
Usage: 4

הד 
hed 
Usage: 1

המה 
Hamah 
Usage: 34

המן המון 
Hamown 
Usage: 83

חצרר חצצר חצר 
Chatsar 
Usage: 6

חקר 
Chaqar 
Usage: 27

מרפּא 
Marpe' 
Usage: 16

מתם 
M@thom 
Usage: 4

קל קול 
Qowl 
Usage: 506

קל 
Qal (Aramaic) 
Usage: 7

שׁמע 
Shama` 
Usage: 1158

תּקע 
Taqa` 
Usage: 68

תּקע 
Teqa` 
Usage: 1

תּרוּעה 
T@ruw`ah 
Usage: 36

βολίζω 
Bolizo 
Usage: 2

ἐξηχέομαι 
Execheomai 
Usage: 1

ἠχέω 
Echeo 
Usage: 1

ἦχος 
Echos 
Usage: 3

ὁλοκληρία 
Holokleria 
Usage: 1

σαλπίζω 
Salpizo 
Usage: 11

ὑγιαίνω 
Hugiaino 
sound , be sound , be whole , whole , wholesome , be in health , safe and sound
Usage: 10

ὑγιής 
Hugies 
Usage: 10

φθόγγος 
Phthoggos 
Usage: 2

φωνή 
Phone 
Usage: 128



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