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1. An instrument of music. 1Ch 13:8.

2. Called the trump. 1Co 15:52.

3. Made of

a. Rams’ horns. Jos 6:4.

b. Silver. Nu 10:2.

4. Required to give an intelligible and understood sound. 1Co 14:8.

5. Used for

a. Regulating the journeys of the children of Israel. Nu 10:2,5,6.

b. Calling assemblies. Nu 10:2,3,7.

c. Blowing over the sacrifices on the feast day. Nu 10:10; Ps 81:3.

d. Blowing at all religious processions and ceremonies. 1Ch 13:8; 15:24,28; 2Ch 5:13; 15:14.

e. Assembling the people to war. Jdj 3:27.

f. Sounding for a memorial when the people went into battle. Nu 10:9; 31:6,7.

g. Proclaiming kings. 2Ki 9:13; 11:14.

h. Giving alarm in cases of danger. Eze 33:2-6.

6. Moses commanded to make two, for the tabernacle. Nu 10:2.

7. Solomon made a great many, for the service of the temple. 2Ch 5:12.

8. The priests to blow the sacred. Nu 10:8; 2Ch 5:12; 7:6.

9. The feast of trumpets celebrated by blowing of. Le 23:24; Nu 29:1.

10. The jubilee introduced by blowing of. Le 25:9.

11. Miracles connected with

a. Falling of the walls of Jericho. Jos 6:20.

b. Heard at Mount Sinai at giving of the law. Ex 19:16; 20:18.

c. Confusion produced in the camp of the Midianites by sound of. Jdj 7:16,22.

12. The war-horse acquainted with the sound of. Job 39:24,25.

13. Sounding of, illustrative of

a. God’s power to raise the dead. 1Co 15:52; 1Th 4:16.

b. The proclamation of the gospel. Ps 89:15.

c. The bold and faithful preaching of ministers. Isa 58:1; Ho 8:1; Joe 2:1.

d. The latter day judgments. Re 8:2,13.