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The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Instrument
InstrumentIn Gen. 4:22 the participle of Heb. ḥāraš denotes a craftsman (CHAL, p. 118). Ke is used in the OT for many kinds of implements (e.g., NEB “anything made of iron,” Nu. 35:16). The RSV translates it “instruments” when it refers to the musical instruments used in cultic practice (e.g.,
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Instrument
INSTRUMENT. In the OT the word “instrument” has three uses.1. Utensils used in connection with the sanctuary of the tabernacle (cf. Num 31:6) and later of the temple. See Tabernacle; Temple.2. Weapons of war (cf. 1 Chr 12:33). See Armor.3. Musical instruments (cf. 2 Chr 7:6). See Music.Paul refers
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Instrument
INSTRUMENT (Heb. klı̂, something “prepared”). A general term for any apparatus, such as an implement, utensil, weapon, vessel, article of furniture, etc. The expression “instruments of unrighteousness” (Rom. 6:13; Gk. hopla adikias) is a part of a figure in which sin as a ruling power would employ the
Harper’s Bible Dictionary
Instrument
Instrumentinstrument, a term used in the kjv that connotes tools, utensils, weapons, or implements. The Hebrew term kelî can refer to weapons (‘instruments of war’; Gen. 49:5; 1 Chron. 12:33, 37), musical instruments (1 Chron. 15:16; 16:42; 23:5) or utensils (1 Chron. 28). In the rsv the term is normally
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
INSTRUMENT
INSTRUMENT<in’-stroo-ment> ([כְּלִי‎, keli]; in Greek plural [ὅπλα, hopla], Rom 6:13): The word in the Old Testament is used for utensils for service, chiefly in connection with the sanctuary (compare Ex 25:9; Nu 4:12, 26, 32; 1 Ki 19:21; 1 Ch 9:29; 2 Ch 4:16, the King James Version);
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Instrument
INSTRUMENT KJV term for a tool, utensil (1 Chron. 28:14), weapon (Gen. 49:5; 1 Chron. 12:33, 37), or musical instrument (1 Chron. 15:16; 16:42; 23:5). Modern translations generally reserve the term “instrument” for musical instrument. See Music, Instruments, Dancing.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Instrument
INSTRUMENT, inʹstro̅o̅-ment (כְּלִי‎, ke; in Gr pl. ὅπλα, hópla, Rom 6:13): The word in the OT is used for utensils for service, chiefly in connection with the sanctuary (cf Ex 25:9; Nu 4:12, 26, 32; 1 K 19:21; 1 Ch 9:29; 2 Ch 4:16, AV); for weapons of war (1 S 8:12; 1 Ch 12:33, 37, etc); notably