“A noise is heard on the hilltops. It is the sound of the people of Israel crying and pleading to their gods. Indeed they have followed sinful ways; 1 they have forgotten to be true to the Lord their God. 2
“Run for safety, people of Benjamin! Get out of Jerusalem! 1 Sound the trumpet 2 in Tekoa! Light the signal fires at Beth Hakkerem! For disaster lurks 3 out of the north; it will bring great destruction. 4
The sound of a carefree crowd accompanied her, 1 including all kinds of men; 2 even Sabeans 3 were brought from the desert. The sisters 4 put bracelets on their wrists and beautiful crowns on their heads.
“This is what the sovereign Lord says to Tyre: Oh, how the coastlands will shake at the sound of your fall, when the wounded groan, at the massive slaughter in your midst!
but there is one who hears the sound of the trumpet yet does not heed the warning. Then the sword comes and sweeps him away. He will be responsible for his own death. 1
He heard the sound of the trumpet but did not heed the warning, so he is responsible for himself. 1 If he had heeded the warning, he would have saved his life.
You have issued an edict, O king, that everyone must bow down and pay homage to the golden statue when they hear the sound of the horn, flute, zither, trigon, harp, pipes, and all kinds of music.
His body resembled yellow jasper, 1 and his face had an appearance like lightning. His eyes were like blazing torches; 2 his arms and feet had the gleam of polished bronze. His voice 3 thundered forth like the sound of a large crowd.
It is similar for lifeless things that make a sound, like a flute or harp. Unless they make a distinction in the notes, how can what is played on the flute or harp be understood?
in a moment, in the blinking 1 of an eye, at the last trumpet. For the trumpet will sound, and the dead will be raised imperishable, and we will be changed.
For there will be a time when people 1 will not tolerate sound teaching. Instead, following their own desires, 2 they will accumulate teachers for themselves, because they have an insatiable curiosity to hear new things. 3
“‘As for 1 the ones who remain among you, I will bring despair into their hearts in the lands of their enemies. The sound of a blowing leaf will pursue them, and they will flee as one who flees the sword and fall down even though there is no pursuer.
If you go to war in your land against an adversary who opposes 1 you, then you must sound an alarm with the trumpets, and you will be remembered before the Lord your God, and you will be saved 2 from your enemies.