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1 CHRONICLES 15:22In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 22 And Chenaniah, chief of the Levites, was for song: he instructed about the song, because he was skilful.

1 CHRONICLES 25:7,8Verses in the Bible

  • 7 So the number of them, with their brethren that were instructed in the songs of the Lord, even all that were cunning, was two hundred fourscore and eight.
    1 Chronicles 25:7 Meaning
  • 8 And they cast lots, ward against ward, as well the small as the great, the teacher as the scholar.
    1 Chronicles 25:8 Meaning

2 CHRONICLES 23:13In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 13 And she looked, and, behold, the king stood at his pillar at the entering in, and the princes and the trumpets by the king: and all the people of the land rejoiced, and sounded with trumpets, also the singers with instruments of musick, and such as taught to sing praise. Then Athaliah rent her clothes, and said, Treason, Treason.

Physical Effect Of, on Man

1 SAMUEL 6:15,16Verses in the Bible

  • 15 And the Levites took down the ark of the Lord, and the coffer that was with it, wherein the jewels of gold were, and put them on the great stone: and the men of Beth-shemesh offered burnt offerings and sacrificed sacrifices the same day unto the Lord.
    1 Samuel 6:15 Meaning
  • 16 And when the five lords of the Philistines had seen it, they returned to Ekron the same day.
    1 Samuel 6:16 Meaning

Discoursed During the Offering of Sacrifices

2 CHRONICLES 29:27,28Verses in the Bible

  • 27 And Hezekiah commanded to offer the burnt offering upon the altar. And when the burnt offering began, the song of the Lord began also with the trumpets, and with the instruments ordained by David king of Israel.
    2 Chronicles 29:27 Meaning
  • 28 And all the congregation worshipped, and the singers sang, and the trumpeters sounded: and all this continued until the burnt offering was finished.
    2 Chronicles 29:28 Meaning

Precentor

NEHEMIAH 12:42In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 42 And Maaseiah, and Shemaiah, and Eleazar, and Uzzi, and Jehohanan, and Malchijah, and Elam, and Ezer. And the singers sang loud, with Jezrahiah their overseer.

Chief Musician

NEHEMIAH 12:42In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 42 And Maaseiah, and Shemaiah, and Eleazar, and Uzzi, and Jehohanan, and Malchijah, and Elam, and Ezer. And the singers sang loud, with Jezrahiah their overseer.

HABAKKUK 3:19In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 19 The Lord God is my strength, and he will make my feet like hinds' feet, and he will make me to walk upon mine high places. To the chief singer on my stringed instruments.

Chambers for Musicians in the Temple, in Ezekiel's Vision

EZEKIEL 40:44In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 44 And without the inner gate were the chambers of the singers in the inner court, which was at the side of the north gate; and their prospect was toward the south: one at the side of the east gate having the prospect toward the north.

In Heaven

REVELATION 5:8,9Verses in the Bible

  • 8 And when he had taken the book, the four beasts and four and twenty elders fell down before the Lamb, having every one of them harps, and golden vials full of odours, which are the prayers of saints.
    Revelation 5:8 Meaning
  • 9 And they sung a new song, saying, Thou art worthy to take the book, and to open the seals thereof: for thou wast slain, and hast redeemed us to God by thy blood out of every kindred, and tongue, and people, and nation;
    Revelation 5:9 Meaning

REVELATION 14:2,3Verses in the Bible

  • 2 And I heard a voice from heaven, as the voice of many waters, and as the voice of a great thunder: and I heard the voice of harpers harping with their harps:
    Revelation 14:2 Meaning
  • 3 And they sung as it were a new song before the throne, and before the four beasts, and the elders: and no man could learn that song but the hundred and forty and four thousand, which were redeemed from the earth.
    Revelation 14:3 Meaning

REVELATION 15:2,3Verses in the Bible

  • 2 And I saw as it were a sea of glass mingled with fire: and them that had gotten the victory over the beast, and over his image, and over his mark, and over the number of his name, stand on the sea of glass, having the harps of God.
    Revelation 15:2 Meaning
  • 3 And they sing the song of Moses the servant of God, and the song of the Lamb, saying, Great and marvellous are thy works, Lord God Almighty; just and true are thy ways, thou King of saints.
    Revelation 15:3 Meaning

Instruments of Music


• Invented by Jubal

GENESIS 4:21In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 21 And his brother's name was Jubal: he was the father of all such as handle the harp and organ.

• Invented by David

1 CHRONICLES 23:5In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 5 Moreover four thousand were porters; and four thousand praised the Lord with the instruments which I made, said David, to praise therewith.

2 CHRONICLES 7:6In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 6 And the priests waited on their offices: the Levites also with instruments of musick of the Lord, which David the king had made to praise the Lord, because his mercy endureth for ever, when David praised by their ministry; and the priests sounded trumpets before them, and all Israel stood.

2 CHRONICLES 29:26In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 26 And the Levites stood with the instruments of David, and the priests with the trumpets.

AMOS 6:5In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 5 That chant to the sound of the viol, and invent to themselves instruments of musick, like David;

• Made by Solomon

1 KINGS 10:12In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 12 And the king made of the almug trees pillars for the house of the Lord, and for the king's house, harps also and psalteries for singers: there came no such almug trees, nor were seen unto this day.

2 CHRONICLES 9:11In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 11 And the king made of the algum trees terraces to the house of the Lord, and to the king's palace, and harps and psalteries for singers: and there were none such seen before in the land of Judah.

ECCLESIASTES 2:8In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 8 I gathered me also silver and gold, and the peculiar treasure of kings and of the provinces: I gat me men singers and women singers, and the delights of the sons of men, as musical instruments, and that of all sorts.

• Made by Tyrians

EZEKIEL 28:13In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 13 Thou hast been in Eden the garden of God; every precious stone was thy covering, the sardius, topaz, and the diamond, the beryl, the onyx, and the jasper, the sapphire, the emerald, and the carbuncle, and gold: the workmanship of thy tabrets and of thy pipes was prepared in thee in the day that thou wast created.

• Cornet

DANIEL 3:5,7,10Verses in the Bible

  • 5 That at what time ye hear the sound of the cornet, flute, harp, sackbut, psaltery, dulcimer, and all kinds of musick, ye fall down and worship the golden image that Nebuchadnezzar the king hath set up:
    Daniel 3:5 Meaning
  • 7 Therefore at that time, when all the people heard the sound of the cornet, flute, harp, sackbut, psaltery, and all kinds of musick, all the people, the nations, and the languages, fell down and worshipped the golden image that Nebuchadnezzar the king had set up.
    Daniel 3:7 Meaning
  • 10 Thou, O king, hast made a decree, that every man that shall hear the sound of the cornet, flute, harp, sackbut, psaltery, and dulcimer, and all kinds of musick, shall fall down and worship the golden image:
    Daniel 3:10 Meaning

• See Trumpet

Cymbal

• See Cymbal

• Dulcimer, a Double Pipe

DANIEL 3:5,10,15Verses in the Bible

  • 5 That at what time ye hear the sound of the cornet, flute, harp, sackbut, psaltery, dulcimer, and all kinds of musick, ye fall down and worship the golden image that Nebuchadnezzar the king hath set up:
    Daniel 3:5 Meaning
  • 10 Thou, O king, hast made a decree, that every man that shall hear the sound of the cornet, flute, harp, sackbut, psaltery, and dulcimer, and all kinds of musick, shall fall down and worship the golden image:
    Daniel 3:10 Meaning
  • 15 Now if ye be ready that at what time ye hear the sound of the cornet, flute, harp, sackbut, psaltery, and dulcimer, and all kinds of musick, ye fall down and worship the image which I have made; well: but if ye worship not, ye shall be cast the same hour into the midst of a burning fiery furnace; and who is that God that shall deliver you out of my hands?
    Daniel 3:15 Meaning

• Flute

DANIEL 3:5,7,10,15Verses in the Bible

  • 5 That at what time ye hear the sound of the cornet, flute, harp, sackbut, psaltery, dulcimer, and all kinds of musick, ye fall down and worship the golden image that Nebuchadnezzar the king hath set up:
    Daniel 3:5 Meaning
  • 7 Therefore at that time, when all the people heard the sound of the cornet, flute, harp, sackbut, psaltery, and all kinds of musick, all the people, the nations, and the languages, fell down and worshipped the golden image that Nebuchadnezzar the king had set up.
    Daniel 3:7 Meaning
  • 10 Thou, O king, hast made a decree, that every man that shall hear the sound of the cornet, flute, harp, sackbut, psaltery, and dulcimer, and all kinds of musick, shall fall down and worship the golden image:
    Daniel 3:10 Meaning
  • 15 Now if ye be ready that at what time ye hear the sound of the cornet, flute, harp, sackbut, psaltery, and dulcimer, and all kinds of musick, ye fall down and worship the image which I have made; well: but if ye worship not, ye shall be cast the same hour into the midst of a burning fiery furnace; and who is that God that shall deliver you out of my hands?
    Daniel 3:15 Meaning

• Gittith, a Stringed Instrument

PSALM 8Verses in the Bible

  • 1 O Lord our Lord, how excellent is thy name in all the earth! who hast set thy glory above the heavens.
    Psalm 8:1 Meaning
  • 2 Out of the mouth of babes and sucklings hast thou ordained strength because of thine enemies, that thou mightest still the enemy and the avenger.
    Psalm 8:2 Meaning
  • 3 When I consider thy heavens, the work of thy fingers, the moon and the stars, which thou hast ordained;
    Psalm 8:3 Meaning
  • 4 What is man, that thou art mindful of him? and the son of man, that thou visitest him?
    Psalm 8:4 Meaning
  • 5 For thou hast made him a little lower than the angels, and hast crowned him with glory and honour.
    Psalm 8:5 Meaning
  • 6 Thou madest him to have dominion over the works of thy hands; thou hast put all things under his feet:
    Psalm 8:6 Meaning
  • 7 All sheep and oxen, yea, and the beasts of the field;
    Psalm 8:7 Meaning
  • 8 The fowl of the air, and the fish of the sea, and whatsoever passeth through the paths of the seas.
    Psalm 8:8 Meaning
  • 9 O Lord our Lord, how excellent is thy name in all the earth!
    Psalm 8:9 Meaning

PSALM 81Verses in the Bible

  • 1 Sing aloud unto God our strength: make a joyful noise unto the God of Jacob.
    Psalm 81:1 Meaning
  • 2 Take a psalm, and bring hither the timbrel, the pleasant harp with the psaltery.
    Psalm 81:2 Meaning
  • 3 Blow up the trumpet in the new moon, in the time appointed, on our solemn feast day.
    Psalm 81:3 Meaning
  • 4 For this was a statute for Israel, and a law of the God of Jacob.
    Psalm 81:4 Meaning
  • 5 This he ordained in Joseph for a testimony, when he went out through the land of Egypt: where I heard a language that I understood not.
    Psalm 81:5 Meaning
  • 6 I removed his shoulder from the burden: his hands were delivered from the pots.
    Psalm 81:6 Meaning
  • 7 Thou calledst in trouble, and I delivered thee; I answered thee in the secret place of thunder: I proved thee at the waters of Meribah. Selah.
    Psalm 81:7 Meaning
  • 8 Hear, O my people, and I will testify unto thee: O Israel, if thou wilt hearken unto me;
    Psalm 81:8 Meaning
  • 9 There shall no strange god be in thee; neither shalt thou worship any strange god.
    Psalm 81:9 Meaning
  • 10 I am the Lord thy God, which brought thee out of the land of Egypt: open thy mouth wide, and I will fill it.
    Psalm 81:10 Meaning
  • 11 But my people would not hearken to my voice; and Israel would none of me.
    Psalm 81:11 Meaning
  • 12 So I gave them up unto their own hearts' lust: and they walked in their own counsels.
    Psalm 81:12 Meaning
  • 13 Oh that my people had hearkened unto me, and Israel had walked in my ways!
    Psalm 81:13 Meaning
  • 14 I should soon have subdued their enemies, and turned my hand against their adversaries.
    Psalm 81:14 Meaning
  • 15 The haters of the Lord should have submitted themselves unto him: but their time should have endured for ever.
    Psalm 81:15 Meaning
  • 16 He should have fed them also with the finest of the wheat: and with honey out of the rock should I have satisfied thee.
    Psalm 81:16 Meaning

PSALM 84Verses in the Bible

  • 1 How amiable are thy tabernacles, O Lord of hosts!
    Psalm 84:1 Meaning
  • 2 My soul longeth, yea, even fainteth for the courts of the Lord: my heart and my flesh crieth out for the living God.
    Psalm 84:2 Meaning
  • 3 Yea, the sparrow hath found an house, and the swallow a nest for herself, where she may lay her young, even thine altars, O Lord of hosts, my King, and my God.
    Psalm 84:3 Meaning
  • 4 Blessed are they that dwell in thy house: they will be still praising thee. Selah.
    Psalm 84:4 Meaning
  • 5 Blessed is the man whose strength is in thee; in whose heart are the ways of them.
    Psalm 84:5 Meaning
  • 6 Who passing through the valley of Baca make it a well; the rain also filleth the pools.
    Psalm 84:6 Meaning
  • 7 They go from strength to strength, every one of them in Zion appeareth before God.
    Psalm 84:7 Meaning
  • 8 O Lord God of hosts, hear my prayer: give ear, O God of Jacob. Selah.
    Psalm 84:8 Meaning
  • 9 Behold, O God our shield, and look upon the face of thine anointed.
    Psalm 84:9 Meaning
  • 10 For a day in thy courts is better than a thousand. I had rather be a doorkeeper in the house of my God, than to dwell in the tents of wickedness.
    Psalm 84:10 Meaning
  • 11 For the Lord God is a sun and shield: the Lord will give grace and glory: no good thing will he withhold from them that walk uprightly.
    Psalm 84:11 Meaning
  • 12 O Lord of hosts, blessed is the man that trusteth in thee.
    Psalm 84:12 Meaning

Harp

• See Harp

• Organ, Probably Composed of Pipes Furnishing a Number of Notes

GENESIS 4:21In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 21 And his brother's name was Jubal: he was the father of all such as handle the harp and organ.

JOB 21:12In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 12 They take the timbrel and harp, and rejoice at the sound of the organ.

JOB 30:31In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 31 My harp also is turned to mourning, and my organ into the voice of them that weep.

PSALM 150:4In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 4 Praise him with the timbrel and dance: praise him with stringed instruments and organs.

Pipe

• See Pipe

Psaltery

• See Psaltery

• Sackbut, a Harp

DANIEL 3:5,7,10,15Verses in the Bible

  • 5 That at what time ye hear the sound of the cornet, flute, harp, sackbut, psaltery, dulcimer, and all kinds of musick, ye fall down and worship the golden image that Nebuchadnezzar the king hath set up:
    Daniel 3:5 Meaning
  • 7 Therefore at that time, when all the people heard the sound of the cornet, flute, harp, sackbut, psaltery, and all kinds of musick, all the people, the nations, and the languages, fell down and worshipped the golden image that Nebuchadnezzar the king had set up.
    Daniel 3:7 Meaning
  • 10 Thou, O king, hast made a decree, that every man that shall hear the sound of the cornet, flute, harp, sackbut, psaltery, and dulcimer, and all kinds of musick, shall fall down and worship the golden image:
    Daniel 3:10 Meaning
  • 15 Now if ye be ready that at what time ye hear the sound of the cornet, flute, harp, sackbut, psaltery, and dulcimer, and all kinds of musick, ye fall down and worship the image which I have made; well: but if ye worship not, ye shall be cast the same hour into the midst of a burning fiery furnace; and who is that God that shall deliver you out of my hands?
    Daniel 3:15 Meaning

Tabret

• See Timbrel

Timbrel, a tambourine

• See Timbrel

Trumpet

• See Trumpet

• Viol, a Lyre

ISAIAH 5:12In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 12 And the harp, and the viol, the tabret, and pipe, and wine, are in their feasts: but they regard not the work of the Lord, neither consider the operation of his hands.

ISAIAH 14:11In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 11 Thy pomp is brought down to the grave, and the noise of thy viols: the worm is spread under thee, and the worms cover thee.

AMOS 5:23In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 23 Take thou away from me the noise of thy songs; for I will not hear the melody of thy viols.

AMOS 6:5In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 5 That chant to the sound of the viol, and invent to themselves instruments of musick, like David;

Symbols Used in

Alamoth: Literally Virgins. a Musical Term Which Appears in

1 CHRONICLES 15:20In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 20 And Zechariah, and Aziel, and Shemiramoth, and Jehiel, and Unni, and Eliab, and Maaseiah, and Benaiah, with psalteries on Alamoth;

• And in the Title of

PSALM 46:1In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 1 God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.

It seems to indicate the rendering of the song by female voices, possibly soprano

Al-Taschith


• It Appears in the Titles of

PSALM 57:1In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 1 Be merciful unto me, O God, be merciful unto me: for my soul trusteth in thee: yea, in the shadow of thy wings will I make my refuge, until these calamities be overpast.

PSALM 58:1In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 1 Do ye indeed speak righteousness, O congregation? do ye judge uprightly, O ye sons of men?

PSALM 59:1In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 1 Deliver me from mine enemies, O my God: defend me from them that rise up against me.

PSALM 75:1In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 1 Unto thee, O God, do we give thanks, unto thee do we give thanks: for that thy name is near thy wondrous works declare.

it seems to have been used to indicate the kind of ode, or the kind of melody in which the ode should be sung.

Higgaion

PSALM 92:3In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 3 Upon an instrument of ten strings, and upon the psaltery; upon the harp with a solemn sound.

• According to Gesenius, It Signifies the Murmuring Tone of a Harp, and Hence That the Music Should Be Rendered in a Plaintive Manner.

PSALM 9:16In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 16 The Lord is known by the judgment which he executeth: the wicked is snared in the work of his own hands. Higgaion. Selah.

• Combined With "Selah," It May Have Been Intended to Indicate a Pause in the Vocal Music While the Instruments Rendered an Interlude.

PSALM 19:14In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 14 Let the words of my mouth, and the meditation of my heart, be acceptable in thy sight, O Lord, my strength, and my redeemer.

• Mendelssohn Translates It "Meditation, Thought." Hence, the Music Was to Be Rendered in a Mode to Promote Devout Meditation. Makalath, Maschil, Leannoth. These Terms Are Found in the Titles of

PSALM 53:1In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 1 The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God. Corrupt are they, and have done abominable iniquity: there is none that doeth good.

PSALM 88:1In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 1 O Lord God of my salvation, I have cried day and night before thee:

Authorities grope in darkness as to their signification. They may indicate the instruments to be played, or the melody to be sung

Maschil


• This Musical Sign Occurs in the Titles of

PSALM 32:1In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 1 Blessed is he whose transgression is forgiven, whose sin is covered.

PSALM 42:1In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 1 As the hart panteth after the water brooks, so panteth my soul after thee, O God.

PSALM 44:1In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 1 We have heard with our ears, O God, our fathers have told us, what work thou didst in their days, in the times of old.

PSALM 45:1In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 1 My heart is inditing a good matter: I speak of the things which I have made touching the king: my tongue is the pen of a ready writer.

PSALM 52:1In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 1 Why boastest thou thyself in mischief, O mighty man? the goodness of God endureth continually.

PSALM 53:1In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 1 The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God. Corrupt are they, and have done abominable iniquity: there is none that doeth good.

PSALM 54:1In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 1 Save me, O God, by thy name, and judge me by thy strength.

PSALM 55:1In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 1 Give ear to my prayer, O God; and hide not thyself from my supplication.

PSALM 74:1In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 1 O God, why hast thou cast us off for ever? why doth thine anger smoke against the sheep of thy pasture?

PSALM 78:1In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 1 Give ear, O my people, to my law: incline your ears to the words of my mouth.

PSALM 88:1In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 1 O Lord God of my salvation, I have cried day and night before thee:

PSALM 89:1In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 1 I will sing of the mercies of the Lord for ever: with my mouth will I make known thy faithfulness to all generations.

PSALM 142:1In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 1 I cried unto the Lord with my voice; with my voice unto the Lord did I make my supplication.

• The Meaning Is Obscure. but Its Signification Where It Occurs Elsewhere Than in the Titles of Psalms Is Equivalent to the English Word "Instruction," or to Become Wise by Instruction; Hence,

PSALM 47:7:"Singyepraisesundersting."In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 7:"Singyepraisesundersting." For God is the King of all the earth: sing ye praises with understanding.

Micahtam


• A Musical Term in the Titles of

PSALM 16:1In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 1 Preserve me, O God: for in thee do I put my trust.

PSALM 56:1In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 1 Be merciful unto me, O God: for man would swallow me up; he fighting daily oppresseth me.

PSALM 57:1In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 1 Be merciful unto me, O God, be merciful unto me: for my soul trusteth in thee: yea, in the shadow of thy wings will I make my refuge, until these calamities be overpast.

PSALM 58:1In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 1 Do ye indeed speak righteousness, O congregation? do ye judge uprightly, O ye sons of men?

PSALM 59:1In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 1 Deliver me from mine enemies, O my God: defend me from them that rise up against me.

PSALM 60:1In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 1 O God, thou hast cast us off, thou hast scattered us, thou hast been displeased; O turn thyself to us again.

Luther interprets this as "golden," that is, "precious." Ewald interprets it as signifying a plaintive manner.

Muth-Labben


• In the Title of

PSALM 9:1In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 1 I will praise thee, O Lord, with my whole heart; I will shew forth all thy marvellous works.

Authorities, ancient and modern, differ as to the probable signification. Gesenius and De Wette interpret it, "with the voice of virgins, by boys." Others derive the word from a different Hebrew root, and interpret it as indicating that the Psalm was a funeral ode.

Neginah and Neginoth


• Appear in the Titles of

PSALM 4:1In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 1 Hear me when I call, O God of my righteousness: thou hast enlarged me when I was in distress; have mercy upon me, and hear my prayer.

PSALM 54:1In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 1 Save me, O God, by thy name, and judge me by thy strength.

PSALM 55:1In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 1 Give ear to my prayer, O God; and hide not thyself from my supplication.

PSALM 61:1In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 1 Hear my cry, O God; attend unto my prayer.

PSALM 67:1In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 1 God be merciful unto us, and bless us; and cause his face to shine upon us; Selah.

HABAKKUK 3:19In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 19 The Lord God is my strength, and he will make my feet like hinds' feet, and he will make me to walk upon mine high places. To the chief singer on my stringed instruments.

Its use seems to have been to indicate that the song should be accompanied by stringed instruments.

Nehiloth


• Appears in the Title of

PSALM 5:1In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 1 Give ear to my words, O Lord, consider my meditation.

It seems to indicate, according to Gesenius, that when this Psalm was sung it was to be accompanied by wind instruments.

Selah

This term appears frequently in the Psalms. Its use is not known. Possibly it signified a pause in the vocal music while an instrumental interlude or finale was rendered.

Sheminith


• In the Titles of

PSALM 6:1In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 1 O Lord, rebuke me not in thine anger, neither chasten me in thy hot displeasure.

PSALM 12:1In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 1 Help, Lord; for the godly man ceaseth; for the faithful fail from among the children of men.

Translated "eighth," probably indicates the measure, movement, or pitch.

Shiggaion


• In the Title of

PSALM 7:1In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 1 O Lord my God, in thee do I put my trust: save me from all them that persecute me, and deliver me:

• And Its Plural, Shigionoth, in the Title of

HABAKKUK 3:1In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 1 A prayer of Habakkuk the prophet upon Shigionoth.

Supposed to be a musical term to guide in rendering the song. At the close of the chapter, the author refers the ode "to the chief musician, on my stringed instruments." The term may suggest the movement in interpreting the music set to it.

Shoshannim and Shushan-Eduth. in the Titles to

PSALM 45:1In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 1 My heart is inditing a good matter: I speak of the things which I have made touching the king: my tongue is the pen of a ready writer.

PSALM 60:1In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 1 O God, thou hast cast us off, thou hast scattered us, thou hast been displeased; O turn thyself to us again.

PSALM 69:1In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 1 Save me, O God; for the waters are come in unto my soul.

PSALM 80:1In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 1 Give ear, O Shepherd of Israel, thou that leadest Joseph like a flock; thou that dwellest between the cherubims, shine forth.

Seems to indicate the manner in which these Psalms were to be rendered. Kimchi, Tremellius, and Eichhorn render it

Scriptures Relating to

GENESIS 31:27In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 27 Wherefore didst thou flee away secretly, and steal away from me; and didst not tell me, that I might have sent thee away with mirth, and with songs, with tabret, and with harp?

EXODUS 15:1,20,21Verses in the Bible

  • 1 Then sang Moses and the children of Israel this song unto the Lord, and spake, saying, I will sing unto the Lord, for he hath triumphed gloriously: the horse and his rider hath he thrown into the sea.
    Exodus 15:1 Meaning
  • 20 And Miriam the prophetess, the sister of Aaron, took a timbrel in her hand; and all the women went out after her with timbrels and with dances.
    Exodus 15:20 Meaning
  • 21 And Miriam answered them, Sing ye to the Lord, for he hath triumphed gloriously; the horse and his rider hath he thrown into the sea.
    Exodus 15:21 Meaning

EXODUS 21:17-20Verses in the Bible

  • 17 And he that curseth his father, or his mother, shall surely be put to death.
    Exodus 21:17 Meaning
  • 18 And if men strive together, and one smite another with a stone, or with his fist, and he die not, but keepeth his bed:
    Exodus 21:18 Meaning
  • 19 If he rise again, and walk abroad upon his staff, then shall he that smote him be quit: only he shall pay for the loss of his time, and shall cause him to be thoroughly healed.
    Exodus 21:19 Meaning
  • 20 And if a man smite his servant, or his maid, with a rod, and he die under his hand; he shall be surely punished.
    Exodus 21:20 Meaning

JUDGES 5:1-3Verses in the Bible

  • 1 Then sang Deborah and Barak the son of Abinoam on that day, saying,
    Judges 5:1 Meaning
  • 2 Praise ye the Lord for the avenging of Israel, when the people willingly offered themselves.
    Judges 5:2 Meaning
  • 3 Hear, O ye kings; give ear, O ye princes; I, even I, will sing unto the Lord; I will sing praise to the Lord God of Israel.
    Judges 5:3 Meaning

JUDGES 11:34In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 34 And Jephthah came to Mizpeh unto his house, and, behold, his daughter came out to meet him with timbrels and with dances: and she was his only child; beside her he had neither son nor daughter.

1 SAMUEL 18:6,7Verses in the Bible

  • 6 And it came to pass as they came, when David was returned from the slaughter of the Philistine, that the women came out of all cities of Israel, singing and dancing, to meet king Saul, with tabrets, with joy, and with instruments of musick.
    1 Samuel 18:6 Meaning
  • 7 And the women answered one another as they played, and said, Saul hath slain his thousands, and David his ten thousands.
    1 Samuel 18:7 Meaning

2 SAMUEL 19:35In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 35 I am this day fourscore years old: and can I discern between good and evil? can thy servant taste what I eat or what I drink? can I hear any more the voice of singing men and singing women? wherefore then should thy servant be yet a burden unto my lord the king?

1 KINGS 1:40In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 40 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.

1 CHRONICLES 6:31,32Verses in the Bible

  • 31 And these are they whom David set over the service of song in the house of the Lord, after that the ark had rest.
    1 Chronicles 6:31 Meaning
  • 32 And they ministered before the dwelling place of the tabernacle of the congregation with singing, until Solomon had built the house of the Lord in Jerusalem: and then they waited on their office according to their order.
    1 Chronicles 6:32 Meaning

1 CHRONICLES 15:16-22,24,27,28Verses 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
  • 17 So the Levites appointed Heman the son of Joel; and of his brethren, Asaph the son of Berechiah; and of the sons of Merari their brethren, Ethan the son of Kushaiah;
    1 Chronicles 15:17 Meaning
  • 18 And with them their brethren of the second degree, Zechariah, Ben, and Jaaziel, and Shemiramoth, and Jehiel, and Unni, Eliab, and Benaiah, and Maaseiah, and Mattithiah, and Elipheleh, and Mikneiah, and Obed-edom, and Jeiel, the porters.
    1 Chronicles 15:18 Meaning
  • 19 So the singers, Heman, Asaph, and Ethan, were appointed to sound with cymbals of brass;
    1 Chronicles 15:19 Meaning
  • 20 And Zechariah, and Aziel, and Shemiramoth, and Jehiel, and Unni, and Eliab, and Maaseiah, and Benaiah, with psalteries on Alamoth;
    1 Chronicles 15:20 Meaning
  • 21 And Mattithiah, and Elipheleh, and Mikneiah, and Obed-edom, and Jeiel, and Azaziah, with harps on the Sheminith to excel.
    1 Chronicles 15:21 Meaning
  • 22 And Chenaniah, chief of the Levites, was for song: he instructed about the song, because he was skilful.
    1 Chronicles 15:22 Meaning
  • 24 And Shebaniah, and Jehoshaphat, and Nethaneel, and Amasai, and Zechariah, and Benaiah, and Eliezer, the priests, did blow with the trumpets before the ark of God: and Obed-edom and Jehiah were doorkeepers for the ark.
    1 Chronicles 15:24 Meaning
  • 27 And David was clothed with a robe of fine linen, and all the Levites that bare the ark, and the singers, and Chenaniah the master of the song with the singers: David also had upon him an ephod of linen.
    1 Chronicles 15:27 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

1 CHRONICLES 16:4-39,41,42Verses in the Bible

  • 41 And with them Heman and Jeduthun, and the rest that were chosen, who were expressed by name, to give thanks to the Lord, because his mercy endureth for ever;
    1 Chronicles 16:41 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 22:3,5,6,27,30Verses in the Bible

  • 3 And David prepared iron in abundance for the nails for the doors of the gates, and for the joinings; and brass in abundance without weight;
    1 Chronicles 22:3 Meaning
  • 5 And David said, Solomon my son is young and tender, and the house that is to be builded for the Lord must be exceeding magnifical, of fame and of glory throughout all countries: I will therefore now make preparation for it. So David prepared abundantly before his death.
    1 Chronicles 22:5 Meaning
  • 6 Then he called for Solomon his son, and charged him to build an house for the Lord God of Israel.
    1 Chronicles 22:6 Meaning

1 CHRONICLES 25:1,5,6,7,8Verses 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
  • 5 All these were the sons of Heman the king's seer in the words of God, to lift up the horn. And God gave to Heman fourteen sons and three daughters.
    1 Chronicles 25:5 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
  • 7 So the number of them, with their brethren that were instructed in the songs of the Lord, even all that were cunning, was two hundred fourscore and eight.
    1 Chronicles 25:7 Meaning
  • 8 And they cast lots, ward against ward, as well the small as the great, the teacher as the scholar.
    1 Chronicles 25:8 Meaning

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

2 CHRONICLES 20:19,21,22,28Verses in the Bible

  • 19 And the Levites, of the children of the Kohathites, and of the children of the Korhites, stood up to praise the Lord God of Israel with a loud voice on high.
    2 Chronicles 20:19 Meaning
  • 21 And when he had consulted with the people, he appointed singers unto the Lord, and that should praise the beauty of holiness, as they went out before the army, and to say, Praise the Lord; for his mercy endureth for ever.
    2 Chronicles 20:21 Meaning
  • 22 And when they began to sing and to praise, the Lord set ambushments against the children of Ammon, Moab, and mount Seir, which were come against Judah; and they were smitten.
    2 Chronicles 20:22 Meaning

2 CHRONICLES 23:13,18Verses in the Bible

  • 13 And she looked, and, behold, the king stood at his pillar at the entering in, and the princes and the trumpets by the king: and all the people of the land rejoiced, and sounded with trumpets, also the singers with instruments of musick, and such as taught to sing praise. Then Athaliah rent her clothes, and said, Treason, Treason.
    2 Chronicles 23:13 Meaning
  • 18 Also Jehoiada appointed the offices of the house of the Lord by the hand of the priests the Levites, whom David had distributed in the house of the Lord, to offer the burnt offerings of the Lord, as it is written in the law of Moses, with rejoicing and with singing, as it was ordained by David.
    2 Chronicles 23:18 Meaning

2 CHRONICLES 29:25-28Verses in the Bible

  • 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.
    2 Chronicles 29:25 Meaning
  • 26 And the Levites stood with the instruments of David, and the priests with the trumpets.
    2 Chronicles 29:26 Meaning
  • 27 And Hezekiah commanded to offer the burnt offering upon the altar. And when the burnt offering began, the song of the Lord began also with the trumpets, and with the instruments ordained by David king of Israel.
    2 Chronicles 29:27 Meaning
  • 28 And all the congregation worshipped, and the singers sang, and the trumpeters sounded: and all this continued until the burnt offering was finished.
    2 Chronicles 29:28 Meaning

2 CHRONICLES 31:2In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 2 And Hezekiah appointed the courses of the priests and the Levites after their courses, every man according to his service, the priests and Levites for burnt offerings and for peace offerings, to minister, and to give thanks, and to praise in the gates of the tents of the Lord.

2 CHRONICLES 35:15,25Verses in the Bible

  • 15 And the singers the sons of Asaph were in their place, according to the commandment of David, and Asaph, and Heman, and Jeduthun the king's seer; and the porters waited at every gate; they might not depart from their service; for their brethren the Levites prepared for them.
    2 Chronicles 35:15 Meaning
  • 25 And Jeremiah lamented for Josiah: and all the singing men and the singing women spake of Josiah in their lamentations to this day, and made them an ordinance in Israel: and, behold, they are written in the lamentations.
    2 Chronicles 35:25 Meaning

EZRA 2:64In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 64 The whole congregation together was forty and two thousand three hundred and threescore,

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

NEHEMIAH 12:24,27-31Verses in the Bible

  • 24 And the chief of the Levites: Hashabiah, Sherebiah, and Jeshua the son of Kadmiel, with their brethren over against them, to praise and to give thanks, according to the commandment of David the man of God, ward over against ward.
    Nehemiah 12:24 Meaning
  • 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
  • 28 And the sons of the singers gathered themselves together, both out of the plain country round about Jerusalem, and from the villages of Netophathi;
    Nehemiah 12:28 Meaning
  • 29 Also from the house of Gilgal, and out of the fields of Geba and Azmaveth: for the singers had builded them villages round about Jerusalem.
    Nehemiah 12:29 Meaning
  • 30 And the priests and the Levites purified themselves, and purified the people, and the gates, and the wall.
    Nehemiah 12:30 Meaning
  • 31 Then I brought up the princes of Judah upon the wall, and appointed two great companies of them that gave thanks, whereof one went on the right hand upon the wall toward the dung gate:
    Nehemiah 12:31 Meaning

JOB 21:12In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 12 They take the timbrel and harp, and rejoice at the sound of the organ.

JOB 30:31In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 31 My harp also is turned to mourning, and my organ into the voice of them that weep.

PSALM 33:1-4Verses in the Bible

  • 1 Rejoice in the Lord, O ye righteous: for praise is comely for the upright.
    Psalm 33:1 Meaning
  • 2 Praise the Lord with harp: sing unto him with the psaltery and an instrument of ten strings.
    Psalm 33:2 Meaning
  • 3 Sing unto him a new song; play skilfully with a loud noise.
    Psalm 33:3 Meaning
  • 4 For the word of the Lord is right; and all his works are done in truth.
    Psalm 33:4 Meaning

PSALM 68:4,25,26,32-35Verses in the Bible

  • 4 Sing unto God, sing praises to his name: extol him that rideth upon the heavens by his name JAH, and rejoice before him.
    Psalm 68:4 Meaning
  • 25 The singers went before, the players on instruments followed after; among them were the damsels playing with timbrels.
    Psalm 68:25 Meaning
  • 26 Bless ye God in the congregations, even the Lord, from the fountain of Israel.
    Psalm 68:26 Meaning
  • 32 Sing unto God, ye kingdoms of the earth; O sing praises unto the Lord; Selah:
    Psalm 68:32 Meaning
  • 33 To him that rideth upon the heavens of heavens, which were of old; lo, he doth send out his voice, and that a mighty voice.
    Psalm 68:33 Meaning
  • 34 Ascribe ye strength unto God: his excellency is over Israel, and his strength is in the clouds.
    Psalm 68:34 Meaning
  • 35 O God, thou art terrible out of thy holy places: the God of Israel is he that giveth strength and power unto his people. Blessed be God.
    Psalm 68:35 Meaning

PSALM 81:1-3Verses in the Bible

  • 1 Sing aloud unto God our strength: make a joyful noise unto the God of Jacob.
    Psalm 81:1 Meaning
  • 2 Take a psalm, and bring hither the timbrel, the pleasant harp with the psaltery.
    Psalm 81:2 Meaning
  • 3 Blow up the trumpet in the new moon, in the time appointed, on our solemn feast day.
    Psalm 81:3 Meaning

PSALM 87:7In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 7 As well the singers as the players on instruments shall be there: all my springs are in thee.

PSALM 92:1-3Verses in the Bible

  • 1 It is a good thing to give thanks unto the Lord, and to sing praises unto thy name, O most High:
    Psalm 92:1 Meaning
  • 2 To shew forth thy lovingkindness in the morning, and thy faithfulness every night,
    Psalm 92:2 Meaning
  • 3 Upon an instrument of ten strings, and upon the psaltery; upon the harp with a solemn sound.
    Psalm 92:3 Meaning

PSALM 95:1,2Verses in the Bible

  • 1 O come, let us sing unto the Lord: let us make a joyful noise to the rock of our salvation.
    Psalm 95:1 Meaning
  • 2 Let us come before his presence with thanksgiving, and make a joyful noise unto him with psalms.
    Psalm 95:2 Meaning

PSALM 98:1-8Verses in the Bible

  • 1 O sing unto the Lord a new song; for he hath done marvellous things: his right hand, and his holy arm, hath gotten him the victory.
    Psalm 98:1 Meaning
  • 2 The Lord hath made known his salvation: his righteousness hath he openly shewed in the sight of the heathen.
    Psalm 98:2 Meaning
  • 3 He hath remembered his mercy and his truth toward the house of Israel: all the ends of the earth have seen the salvation of our God.
    Psalm 98:3 Meaning
  • 4 Make a joyful noise unto the Lord, all the earth: make a loud noise, and rejoice, and sing praise.
    Psalm 98:4 Meaning
  • 5 Sing unto the Lord with the harp; with the harp, and the voice of a psalm.
    Psalm 98:5 Meaning
  • 6 With trumpets and sound of cornet make a joyful noise before the Lord, the King.
    Psalm 98:6 Meaning
  • 7 Let the sea roar, and the fulness thereof; the world, and they that dwell therein.
    Psalm 98:7 Meaning
  • 8 Let the floods clap their hands: let the hills be joyful together
    Psalm 98:8 Meaning

PSALM 104:33In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 33 I will sing unto the Lord as long as I live: I will sing praise to my God while I have my being.

PSALM 105:2In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 2 Sing unto him, sing psalms unto him: talk ye of all his wondrous works.

PSALM 135:1,2,3Verses in the Bible

  • 1 Praise ye the Lord. Praise ye the name of the Lord; praise him, O ye servants of the Lord.
    Psalm 135:1 Meaning
  • 2 Ye that stand in the house of the Lord, in the courts of the house of our God,
    Psalm 135:2 Meaning
  • 3 Praise the Lord; for the Lord is good: sing praises unto his name; for it is pleasant.
    Psalm 135:3 Meaning

PSALM 137:1-6Verses in the Bible

  • 1 By the rivers of Babylon, there we sat down, yea, we wept, when we remembered Zion.
    Psalm 137:1 Meaning
  • 2 We hanged our harps upon the willows in the midst thereof.
    Psalm 137:2 Meaning
  • 3 For there they that carried us away captive required of us a song; and they that wasted us required of us mirth, saying, Sing us one of the songs of Zion.
    Psalm 137:3 Meaning
  • 4 How shall we sing the Lord's song in a strange land?
    Psalm 137:4 Meaning
  • 5 If I forget thee, O Jerusalem, let my right hand forget her cunning.
    Psalm 137:5 Meaning
  • 6 If I do not remember thee, let my tongue cleave to the roof of my mouth; if I prefer not Jerusalem above my chief joy.
    Psalm 137:6 Meaning

PSALM 144:9In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 9 I will sing a new song unto thee, O God: upon a psaltery and an instrument of ten strings will I sing praises unto thee.

PSALM 149:1-3,6Verses in the Bible

  • 1 Praise ye the Lord. Sing unto the Lord a new song, and his praise in the congregation of saints.
    Psalm 149:1 Meaning
  • 2 Let Israel rejoice in him that made him: let the children of Zion be joyful in their King.
    Psalm 149:2 Meaning
  • 3 Let them praise his name in the dance: let them sing praises unto him with the timbrel and harp.
    Psalm 149:3 Meaning
  • 6 Let the high praises of God be in their mouth, and a twoedged sword in their hand;
    Psalm 149:6 Meaning

PSALM 150:1-6Verses in the Bible

  • 1 Praise ye the Lord. Praise God in his sanctuary: praise him in the firmament of his power.
    Psalm 150:1 Meaning
  • 2 Praise him for his mighty acts: praise him according to his excellent greatness.
    Psalm 150:2 Meaning
  • 3 Praise him with the sound of the trumpet: praise him with the psaltery and harp.
    Psalm 150:3 Meaning
  • 4 Praise him with the timbrel and dance: praise him with stringed instruments and organs.
    Psalm 150:4 Meaning
  • 5 Praise him upon the loud cymbals: praise him upon the high sounding cymbals.
    Psalm 150:5 Meaning
  • 6 Let every thing that hath breath praise the Lord. Praise ye the Lord.
    Psalm 150:6 Meaning

PROVERBS 25:20In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 20 As he that taketh away a garment in cold weather, and as vinegar upon nitre, so is he that singeth songs to an heavy heart.

ECCLESIASTES 2:8In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 8 I gathered me also silver and gold, and the peculiar treasure of kings and of the provinces: I gat me men singers and women singers, and the delights of the sons of men, as musical instruments, and that of all sorts.

ISAIAH 5:12In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 12 And the harp, and the viol, the tabret, and pipe, and wine, are in their feasts: but they regard not the work of the Lord, neither consider the operation of his hands.

ISAIAH 14:11In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 11 Thy pomp is brought down to the grave, and the noise of thy viols: the worm is spread under thee, and the worms cover thee.

ISAIAH 16:10In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 10 And gladness is taken away, and joy out of the plentiful field; and in the vineyards there shall be no singing, neither shall there be shouting: the treaders shall tread out no wine in their presses; I have made their vintage shouting to cease.

ISAIAH 23:16In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 16 Take an harp, go about the city, thou harlot that hast been forgotten; make sweet melody, sing many songs, that thou mayest be remembered.

ISAIAH 24:8,9Verses in the Bible

  • 8 The mirth of tabrets ceaseth, the noise of them that rejoice endeth, the joy of the harp ceaseth.
    Isaiah 24:8 Meaning
  • 9 They shall not drink wine with a song; strong drink shall be bitter to them that drink it.
    Isaiah 24:9 Meaning

ISAIAH 30:29,32Verses in the Bible

  • 29 Ye shall have a song, as in the night when a holy solemnity is kept; and gladness of heart, as when one goeth with a pipe to come into the mountain of the Lord, to the mighty One of Israel.
    Isaiah 30:29 Meaning
  • 32 And in every place where the grounded staff shall pass, which the Lord shall lay upon him, it shall be with tabrets and harps: and in battles of shaking will he fight with it.
    Isaiah 30:32 Meaning

JEREMIAH 31:4In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 4 Again I will build thee, and thou shalt be built, O virgin of Israel: thou shalt again be adorned with thy tabrets, and shalt go forth in the dances of them that make merry.

EZEKIEL 26:13In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 13 And I will cause the noise of thy songs to cease; and the sound of thy harps shall be no more heard.

EZEKIEL 33:32In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 32 And, lo, thou art unto them as a very lovely song of one that hath a pleasant voice, and can play well on an instrument: for they hear thy words, but they do them not.

DANIEL 3:4,6,7Verses in the Bible

  • 4 Then an herald cried aloud, To you it is commanded, O people, nations, and languages,
    Daniel 3:4 Meaning
  • 6 And whoso falleth not down and worshippeth shall the same hour be cast into the midst of a burning fiery furnace.
    Daniel 3:6 Meaning
  • 7 Therefore at that time, when all the people heard the sound of the cornet, flute, harp, sackbut, psaltery, and all kinds of musick, all the people, the nations, and the languages, fell down and worshipped the golden image that Nebuchadnezzar the king had set up.
    Daniel 3:7 Meaning

AMOS 6:5In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 5 That chant to the sound of the viol, and invent to themselves instruments of musick, like David;

AMOS 8:10In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 10 And I will turn your feasts into mourning, and all your songs into lamentation; and I will bring up sackcloth upon all loins, and baldness upon every head; and I will make it as the mourning of an only son, and the end thereof as a bitter day.

MATTHEW 9:23In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 23 And when Jesus came into the ruler's house, and saw the minstrels and the people making a noise,

MATTHEW 11:17In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 17 And saying, We have piped unto you, and ye have not danced; we have mourned unto you, and ye have not lamented.

MARK 14:26In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 26 And when they had sung an hymn, they went out into the mount of Olives.

1 CORINTHIANS 14:15In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 15 What is it then? I will pray with the spirit, and I will pray with the understanding also: I will sing with the spirit, and I will sing with the understanding also.

EPHESIANS 5:19In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 19 Speaking to yourselves in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody in your heart to the Lord;

COLOSSIANS 3:16In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 16 Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom; teaching and admonishing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with grace in your hearts to the Lord.

HEBREWS 2:12In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 12 Saying, I will declare thy name unto my brethren, in the midst of the church will I sing praise unto thee.

REVELATION 14:2,3Verses in the Bible

  • 2 And I heard a voice from heaven, as the voice of many waters, and as the voice of a great thunder: and I heard the voice of harpers harping with their harps:
    Revelation 14:2 Meaning
  • 3 And they sung as it were a new song before the throne, and before the four beasts, and the elders: and no man could learn that song but the hundred and forty and four thousand, which were redeemed from the earth.
    Revelation 14:3 Meaning

REVELATION 18:22In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 22 And the voice of harpers, and musicians, and of pipers, and trumpeters, shall be heard no more at all in thee; and no craftsman, of whatsoever craft he be, shall be found any more in thee; and the sound of a millstone shall be heard no more at all in thee;

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