In ancient times the trumpet was
long and made of metal. It was used to call the people to assembly as well
as an instrument of praise.
a Trumpet from the Ancient World
The Bible mentions
a lot regarding the "Trumpet"
150:3 - Praise him with the sound of the trumpet:
praise him with the psaltery and harp.
- Shall a trumpet be blown in the city, and the people
not be afraid? shall there be evil in a city, and the LORD hath not
Joshua 6:20 - So the
people shouted when [the priests] blew with the trumpets:
and it came to pass, when the people heard the sound of the
trumpet, and the people shouted with a great shout, that the
wall fell down flat, so that the people went up into the city, every
man straight before him, and they took the city.
- And it shall come to pass, that when they make a long [blast] with
the ram's horn, [and] when ye hear the sound of the trumpet,
all the people shall shout with a great shout; and the wall of the
city shall fall down flat, and the people shall ascend up every man
straight before him.
4:19 - My bowels, my bowels! I am pained at my very heart;
my heart maketh a noise in me; I cannot hold my peace, because thou
hast heard, O my soul, the sound of the trumpet, the
alarm of war.
19:19 - And when the voice of the trumpet
sounded long, and waxed louder and louder, Moses spake, and God
answered him by a voice.
18:16 - And Joab blew the trumpet, and the
people returned from pursuing after Israel: for Joab held back the
20:22 - Then the woman went unto all the people in her
wisdom. And they cut off the head of Sheba the son of Bichri, and
cast [it] out to Joab. And he blew a trumpet, and they
retired from the city, every man to his tent. And Joab returned to
Jerusalem unto the king.
51:27 - Set ye up a standard in the land, blow the
trumpet among the nations, prepare the nations against her,
call together against her the kingdoms of Ararat, Minni, and
Ashchenaz; appoint a captain against her; cause the horses to come
up as the rough caterpillers.
6:17 - Also I set watchmen over you, [saying], Hearken to
the sound of the trumpet. But they said, We will not
27:13 - And it shall come to pass in that day, [that] the
great trumpet shall be blown, and they shall come
which were ready to perish in the land of Assyria, and the outcasts
in the land of Egypt, and shall worship the LORD in the holy mount
13:3 - And Jonathan smote the garrison of the Philistines
that [was] in Geba, and the Philistines heard [of it]. And Saul blew
the trumpet throughout all the land, saying, Let the
1:41 - And Adonijah and all the guests that [were] with him
heard [it] as they had made an end of eating. And when Joab heard
the sound of the trumpet, he said, Wherefore [is this]
noise of the city being in an uproar?
33:6 - But if the watchman see the sword come, and blow not
the trumpet, and the people be not warned; if the
sword come, and take [any] person from among them, he is taken away
in his iniquity; but his blood will I require at the watchman's
1:34 - And let Zadok the priest and Nathan the prophet
anoint him there king over Israel: and blow ye with the
trumpet, and say, God save king Solomon.
1:39 - And Zadok the priest took an horn of oil out of the
tabernacle, and anointed Solomon. And they blew the trumpet;
and all the people said, God save king Solomon.
6:1 - O ye children of Benjamin, gather yourselves to flee
out of the midst of Jerusalem, and blow the trumpet in
Tekoa, and set up a sign of fire in Bethhaccerem: for evil appeareth
out of the north, and great destruction.
20:18 - And all the people saw the thunderings, and the
lightnings, and the noise of the trumpet, and the
mountain smoking: and when the people saw [it], they removed, and
stood afar off.
- But I will send a fire upon Moab, and it shall devour the palaces
of Kerioth: and Moab shall die with tumult, with shouting, [and]
with the sound of the trumpet:
- And he divided the three hundred men [into] three companies, and
he put a trumpet in every man's hand, with empty
pitchers, and lamps within the pitchers.
15:10 - But Absalom sent spies throughout all the tribes of
Israel, saying, As soon as ye hear the sound of the trumpet,
then ye shall say, Absalom reigneth in Hebron.
9:14 - And the LORD shall be seen over them, and his arrow
shall go forth as the lightning: and the Lord GOD shall blow the
trumpet, and shall go with whirlwinds of the south.
- When I blow with a trumpet, I and all that [are]
with me, then blow ye the trumpets also on every side
of all the camp, and say, [The sword] of the LORD, and of Gideon.
33:5 - He heard the sound of the trumpet, and
took not warning; his blood shall be upon him. But he that taketh
warning shall deliver his soul.
12:19 - And the sound of a trumpet, and the
voice of words; which [voice] they that heard intreated that the
word should not be spoken to them any more:
Revelation 8:13 - And I beheld, and heard an angel flying
through the midst of heaven, saying with a loud voice, Woe, woe,
woe, to the inhabiters of the earth by reason of the other voices of
the trumpet of the three angels, which are yet to
19:16 - And it came to pass on the third day in the morning,
that there were thunders and lightnings, and a thick cloud upon the
mount, and the voice of the trumpet exceeding loud; so
that all the people that [was] in the camp trembled.
- Blow ye the trumpet in Zion, and sound an alarm in
my holy mountain: let all the inhabitants of the land tremble: for
the day of the LORD cometh, for [it is] nigh at hand;
20:1 - And there happened to be there a man of Belial, whose
name [was] Sheba, the son of Bichri, a Benjamite: and he blew a
trumpet, and said, We have no part in David, neither have
we inheritance in the son of Jesse: every man to his tents, O
- Therefore when thou doest [thine] alms, do not sound a
trumpet before thee, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues
and in the streets, that they may have glory of men. Verily I say
unto you, They have their reward.