They sing 1 to the accompaniment of tambourine and harp, and make merry to the sound of the flute.
Praise him with the tambourine and with dancing! Praise him with stringed instruments and the flute!
So my heart moans for Moab like a flute playing a funeral song. Yes, like a flute playing a funeral song, my heart moans for the people of Kir Heres. For the wealth they have gained will perish.
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?
When Jesus entered the ruler’s house and saw the flute players and the disorderly crowd,
The name of his brother was Jubal; he was the first of all who play the harp and the flute.
My harp is used for 1 mourning and my flute for the sound of weeping.
You will sing as you do in the evening when you are celebrating a festival. You will be happy like one who plays a flute as he goes to the mountain of the Lord, the Rock who shelters Israel. 1
All the people followed him up, playing flutes and celebrating so loudly they made the ground shake. 1
And the sound of the harpists, musicians, flute players, and trumpeters will never be heard in you 1 again. No 2 craftsman 3 who practices any trade will ever be found in you again; the noise of a mill 4 will never be heard in you again.
Afterward you will go to Gibeah of God, where there are Philistine officials. 1 When you enter the town, you will meet a company of prophets coming down from the high place. They will have harps, tambourines, flutes, and lyres, and they will be prophesying.
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.
Therefore when they all 1 heard the sound of the horn, flute, zither, trigon, harp, pipes, 2 and all kinds of music, all the peoples, nations, and language groups began bowing down and paying homage to the golden statue that King Nebuchadnezzar had erected.
Now if you are ready, when you hear the sound of the horn, flute, zither, trigon, harp, pipes, and all kinds of music, you must bow down and pay homage to the statue that I had made. If you don’t pay homage to it, you will immediately be thrown into the midst of the furnace of blazing fire. Now, who is that god who can rescue you from my power?” 1
As for the singers, as well as the pipers – all of them sing within your walls. 1