'Sound' in the Bible
Then the man and his wife heard the sound of the Lord God walking in the garden at the time of the evening breeze, and they hid themselves from the Lord God among the trees of the garden.
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.
The robe must be worn by Aaron whenever he ministers, and its sound will be heard when he enters the sanctuary before the Lord and when he exits, so that he does not die.
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 cryand not the sound of a cry of defeat;I hear the sound of singing!
Then you are to sound a trumpet loudly in the seventh month, on the tenth day of the month; you will sound it throughout your land on the Day of Atonement.
“I will put anxiety in the hearts of those of you who survive in the lands of their enemies. The sound of a wind-driven leaf will put them to flight, and they will flee as one flees from a sword, and fall though no one is pursuing them.
“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.
When calling the assembly together, you are to sound long blasts, not short ones.
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 Yahweh your God.”
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.
When there is a prolonged blast of the horn and you hear its sound, have all the people give a mighty shout. Then the city wall will collapse, and the people will advance, each man straight ahead.”
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,
Samuel replied, “Then what is this sound of sheep and cattle I hear?”
“By the Lord, the God of Israel, I will sound out my father by this time tomorrow or the next day. If I find out that he is favorable toward you, will I not send for you and tell you?
When you hear the sound of marching in the tops of the balsam trees, act decisively, for then the Lord will have marched out ahead of you to attack the camp of the Philistines.”
He and the whole house of Israel were bringing up the ark of the Lord with shouts and the sound of the ram’s horn.
Then Absalom sent messengers throughout the tribes of Israel with this message: “When you hear the sound of the ram’s horn, you are to say, ‘Absalom has become king in Hebron!’”
All the people followed him, playing flutes and rejoicing with such a great joy that the earth split open from the sound.
Adonijah and all the invited guests who were with him heard the noise as they finished eating. Joab heard the sound of the ram’s horn and said, “Why is the town in such an uproar?”
When Ahijah heard the sound of her feet entering the door, he said, “Come in, wife of Jeroboam! Why are you disguised? I have bad news for you.
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 danced, hobbling 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.
Elijah said to Ahab, “Go up, eat and drink, for there is the sound of a rainstorm.”
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.”
Elisha was sitting in his house, and the elders were sitting with him. The king sent a man ahead of him, but before the messenger got to him, Elisha said to the elders, “Do you see how this murderer has sent someone to cut off my head? Look, when the messenger comes, shut the door to keep him out. Isn’t 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.”
When you hear the sound of marching in the tops of the balsam trees, then march out to battle, for God will have marched out ahead of you to attack the camp of the Philistines.”
The singers Heman, Asaph, and Ethan were to sound the bronze cymbals;
So all Israel brought up the ark of the covenant of the Lord with shouts, the sound of the ram’s horn, trumpets, and cymbals, and the playing of harps and lyres.
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.”
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.
Wherever you hear the trumpet sound, rally to us there. Our God will fight for us!”
You have said, “My teaching is sound,and I am pure in Your sight.”
singing to the tambourine and lyreand rejoicing at the sound of the flute.
My lyre is used for mourningand my flute for the sound of weeping. >
Then there comes a roaring sound;God thunders with His majestic voice.He does not restrain the lightningwhen His rumbling voice is heard.
He charges ahead with trembling rage;he cannot stand still at the trumpet’s sound.
Pay attention to the sound of my cry,my King and my God,for I pray to You.
Depart from me, all evildoers,for the Lord has heard the sound of my weeping.
Listen to the sound of my pleadingwhen I cry to You for help,when I lift up my handstoward Your holy sanctuary.
May the Lord be praised,for He has heard the sound of my pleading.
In my alarm I had said,“I am cut off from Your sight.”But You heard the sound of my pleadingwhen I cried to You for help.
God ascends among shouts of joy,the Lord, among the sound of trumpets.
that does not listen to the sound of the charmerswho skillfully weave spells.
Praise our God, you peoples;let the sound of His praise be heard.
However, God has listened;He has paid attention to the sound of my prayer.
The sound of Your thunder was in the whirlwind;lightning lit up the world.The earth shook and quaked.
Because of the sound of my groaning,my flesh sticks to my bones.
At Your rebuke the waters fled;at the sound of Your thunder they hurried away—
They have hands but cannot feel,feet, but cannot walk.They cannot make a sound with their throats.
One who isolates himself pursues selfish desires;he rebels against all sound judgment.
Finalize plans with counsel,and wage war with sound guidance.
for you should wage war with sound guidance—victory comes with many counselors.
the doors at the street are shutwhile the sound of the mill fades;when one rises at the sound of a bird,and all the daughters of song grow faint.
W I sleep, but my heart is awake.A sound! My love is knocking!M Open to me, my sister, my darling,my dove, my perfect one.For my head is drenched with dew,my hair with droplets of the night.
The foundations of the doorways shook at the sound of their voices, and the temple was filled with smoke.
Therefore I moan like the sound of a lyre for Moab,as does my innermost being for Kir-heres.
Whoever flees at the sound of panicwill fall into a pit,and whoever escapes from the pitwill be caught in a trap.For the windows are opened from heaven,and the foundations of the earth are shaken.
For you people will live on Zion in Jerusalem and will never cry again. He will show favor to you at the sound of your cry; when He hears, He will answer you.
And every stroke of the appointed staffthat the Lord brings down on himwill be to the sound of tambourines and lyres;He will fight against him with brandished weapons.
I will rejoice in Jerusalemand be glad in My people.The sound of weeping and cryingwill no longer be heard in her.
A sound of uproar from the city!A voice from the temple—the voice of the Lord,paying back His enemies what they deserve!
A sound is heard on the barren heights,the children of Israel weeping and begging for mercy,for they have perverted their way;they have forgotten the Lord their God.
My anguish, my anguish! I writhe in agony!Oh, the pain in my heart!My heart pounds;I cannot be silent.For you, my soul,have heard the sound of the ram’s horn—the shout of battle.
How long must I see the signal flagand hear the sound of the ram’s horn?
Every city fleesat the sound of the horseman and the archer.They enter the thicketsand climb among the rocks.Every city is abandoned;no inhabitant is left.
“Run for cover, Benjaminites,out of Jerusalem!Sound the ram’s horn in Tekoa;raise a smoke signal over Beth-haccherem,for disaster threatens from the north,even great destruction.
I appointed watchmen over youand said: Listen for the sound of the ram’s horn.But they protested, “We won’t listen!”
I will remove from the cities of Judah and the streets of Jerusalem the sound of joy and gladness and the voices of the groom and the bride, for the land will become a desolate waste.
From Dan the snorting of horses is heard.At the sound of the neighing of mighty steeds,the whole land quakes.They come to devour the land and everything in it,the city and all its residents.
I will raise weeping and a lamentover the mountains,a dirge over the wilderness grazing land,for they have been so scorchedthat no one passes through.The sound of cattle is no longer heard.From the birds of the sky to the animals,everything has fled—they have gone away.
For a sound of lamentation is heard from Zion:How devastated we are.We are greatly ashamed,for we have abandoned the land;our dwellings have been torn down.
The Lord named youa flourishing olive tree,beautiful with well-formed fruit.He has set fire to it,and its branches are consumedwith a great roaring sound.
For this is what the Lord of Hosts, the God of Israel, says: I am about to eliminate from this place, before your very eyes and in your time, the sound of joy and gladness, the voice of the groom and the bride.
I will eliminate the sound of joy and gladness from them—the voice of the groom and the bride, the sound of the millstones and the light of the lamp.
Hear the sound of the shepherds’ cry,the wail of the leaders of the flock,for the Lord is destroying their pasture.
Thanksgiving will come out of them,a sound of celebration.I will multiply them, and they will not decrease;I will honor them, and they will not be insignificant.
a sound of joy and gladness, the voice of the groom and the bride, and the voice of those saying,Praise the Lord of Hosts,for the Lord is good;His faithful love endures foreveras they bring thank offerings to the temple of the Lord. For I will restore the fortunes of the land as in former times, says the Lord.
and if you say, ‘No, instead we’ll go to the land of Egypt where we will not see war or hear the sound of the ram’s horn or hunger for food, and we’ll live there,’
At the sound of the stomping hooves of his stallions,the rumbling of his chariots,and the clatter of their wheels,fathers will not turn back for their sons,because they will be utterly helpless
At the sound of their fall the earth will quake; the sound of her cry will be heard at the Red Sea.
The sound of war is in the land—a great destruction.
At the sound of Babylon’s conquest the earth will quake; a cry will be heard among the nations.
The sound of a cry from Babylon!The sound of great destructionfrom the land of the Chaldeans!
When they moved, I heard the sound of their wings like the roar of mighty waters, like the voice of the Almighty, and a sound of commotion like the noise of an army. When they stood still, they lowered their wings.
The Spirit then lifted me up, and I heard a great rumbling sound behind me—praise the glory of the Lord in His place!—
with the sound of the living creatures’ wings brushing against each other and the sound of the wheels beside them, a great rumbling sound.
The sound of the cherubim’s wings could be heard as far as the outer court; it was like the voice of God Almighty when He speaks.
He devastated their strongholdsand destroyed their cities.The land and everything in it shudderedat the sound of his roaring.
The sound of a carefree crowd was there. Drunkards from the desert were brought in, along with common men. They put bracelets on the women’s hands and beautiful crowns on their heads.
I will put an end to the noise of your songs, and the sound of your lyres will no longer be heard.
This is what the Lord God says to Tyre: “Won’t the coasts and islands quake at the sound of your downfall, when the wounded groan and slaughter occurs within you?
The countryside shakesat the sound of your sailors’ cries.
I made the nations quake at the sound of its downfall, when I threw it down to Sheol to be with those who descend to the Pit. Then all the trees of Eden, all the well-watered trees, the choice and best of Lebanon, were comforted in the underworld.
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