Cymbal Bible Verses

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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A musical instrument

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1 CHRONICLES 15:19,28Verses in the Bible

  • 28 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.
    1 Chronicles 15:28 Meaning

1 CORINTHIANS 13:1In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 1 Though I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, and have not charity, I am become as sounding brass, or a tinkling cymbal.

Used in the Tabernacle Service

2 SAMUEL 6:5In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 5 And David and all the house of Israel played before the Lord on all manner of instruments made of fir wood, even on harps, and on psalteries, and on timbrels, and on cornets, and on cymbals.

1 CHRONICLES 13:8In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 8 And David and all Israel played before God with all their might, and with singing, and with harps, and with psalteries, and with timbrels, and with cymbals, and with trumpets.

1 CHRONICLES 15:16,19,28Verses in the Bible

  • 16 And David spake to the chief of the Levites to appoint their brethren to be the singers with instruments of musick, psalteries and harps and cymbals, sounding, by lifting up the voice with joy.
    1 Chronicles 15:16 Meaning
  • 28 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.
    1 Chronicles 15:28 Meaning

Used in the Temple Service

2 CHRONICLES 5:12,13Verses in the Bible

  • 12 Also the Levites which were the singers, all of them of Asaph, of Heman, of Jeduthun, with their sons and their brethren, being arrayed in white linen, having cymbals and psalteries and harps, stood at the east end of the altar, and with them an hundred and twenty priests sounding with trumpets:)
    2 Chronicles 5:12 Meaning
  • 13 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;
    2 Chronicles 5:13 Meaning

1 CHRONICLES 16:5,42Verses in the Bible

  • 5 Asaph the chief, and next to him Zechariah, Jeiel, and Shemiramoth, and Jehiel, and Mattithiah, and Eliab, and Benaiah, and Obed-edom: and Jeiel with psalteries and with harps; but Asaph made a sound with cymbals;
    1 Chronicles 16:5 Meaning
  • 42 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.
    1 Chronicles 16:42 Meaning

1 CHRONICLES 25:1,6Verses in the Bible

  • 1 Moreover David and the captains of the host separated to the service of the sons of Asaph, and of Heman, and of Jeduthun, who should prophesy with harps, with psalteries, and with cymbals: and the number of the workmen according to their service was:
    1 Chronicles 25:1 Meaning
  • 6 All these were under the hands of their father for song in the house of the Lord, with cymbals, psalteries, and harps, for the service of the house of God, according to the king's order to Asaph, Jeduthun, and Heman.
    1 Chronicles 25:6 Meaning

PSALM 150:5In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 5 Praise him upon the loud cymbals: praise him upon the high sounding cymbals.

Used on special occasions


• Day of Atonement

2 CHRONICLES 29:25In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 25 And he set the Levites in the house of the Lord with cymbals, with psalteries, and with harps, according to the commandment of David, and of Gad the king's seer, and Nathan the prophet: for so was the commandment of the Lord by his prophets.

• Laying of the Foundation of the Second Temple

EZRA 3:10,11Verses in the Bible

  • 10 And when the builders laid the foundation of the temple of the Lord, they set the priests in their apparel with trumpets, and the Levites the sons of Asaph with cymbals, to praise the Lord, after the ordinance of David king of Israel.
    Ezra 3:10 Meaning
  • 11 And they sang together by course in praising and giving thanks unto the Lord; because he is good, for his mercy endureth for ever toward Israel. And all the people shouted with a great shout, when they praised the Lord, because the foundation of the house of the Lord was laid.
    Ezra 3:11 Meaning

• Dedication of the Wall

NEHEMIAH 12:27,36Verses in the Bible

  • 27 And at the dedication of the wall of Jerusalem they sought the Levites out of all their places, to bring them to Jerusalem, to keep the dedication with gladness, both with thanksgivings, and with singing, with cymbals, psalteries, and with harps.
    Nehemiah 12:27 Meaning
  • 36 And his brethren, Shemaiah, and Azarael, Milalai, Gilalai, Maai, Nethaneel, and Judah, Hanani, with the musical instruments of David the man of God, and Ezra the scribe before them.
    Nehemiah 12:36 Meaning

Sources

The King James Bible text is sourced from the BibleForgeDB database (https://github.com/bibleforge) within the BibleForge project (http://bibleforge.com). Bible topic categories and verse references are from Nave's Topical Bible (1896) by Orville James Nave (1841–1917). Popularity rankings are based on search volume data from the Google AdWords Keyword Planner tool.


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