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Easton's Bible DictionaryA particular quivering sound of the silver trumpets to give warning to the Hebrews on their journey through the wilderness (Numbers 10:5, 6), a call to arms, or a war-note (Jeremiah 4:19; 49:2; Zephaniah 1:16).
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary1. (n.) A summons to arms, as on the approach of an enemy.
2. (n.) Any sound or information intended to give notice of approaching danger; a warning sound to arouse attention; a warning of danger.
3. (n.) A sudden attack; disturbance; broil.
4. (n.) Sudden surprise with fear or terror excited by apprehension of danger; in the military use, commonly, sudden apprehension of being attacked by surprise.
5. (n.) A mechanical contrivance for awaking persons from sleep, or rousing their attention; an alarum.
6. (v. t.) To call to arms for defense; to give notice to (any one) of approaching danger; to rouse to vigilance and action; to put on the alert.
7. (v. t.) To keep in excitement; to disturb.
International Standard Bible EncyclopediaALARM
a-larm' (teru`ah): This expression is found six times in the Old Testament. The Hebrew word so rendered is derived from a verb meaning "to shout" or "blow a horn," as a signal for breaking up camp, starting on a journey or into battle, or in triumphant shout over the defeat of enemies. In a few instances it is employed of a cry of despair or distress. The noun teru`ah translated "alarm" in Numbers 10:5 refers to the signal given the people of Israel to start on their journey in the Wilderness. The passages in Jeremiah (4:19; 49:2) both refer to the summons for war. The same is true of Zephaniah 1:16. The law concerning the sounding of the alarm is fully stated in Numbers 10:1-10. Here we read that two silver trumpets of beaten work were sounded by the sons of Aaron in case of war and also "in the day of. gladness" to gather the people together for the various feasts, new moons, sacrifices and offerings.
Greek5401. phobos -- panic flight, fear, the causing of fear, terror
... Noun, Masculine Transliteration: phobos Phonetic Spelling: (fob'-os) Short Definition:
fear, terror, reverence Definition: (a) fear, terror, alarm, (b) the ...
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4423. ptoesis -- a fluttering, excitement, hence terror
1298. diatarasso -- to agitate greatly
Strong's Hebrew8643. teruah -- a shout or blast of war, alarm, or joy
... 8642, 8643. teruah. 8644 . a shout or blast of war, alarm, or joy. Transliteration:
teruah Phonetic Spelling: (ter-oo-aw') Short Definition: shout. ...
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2648. chaphaz -- to be in trepidation, hurry or alarm
927. behal -- to alarm, dismay
7321. rua -- to raise a shout, give a blast
8429. tevah -- to be startled or alarmed
6343. pachad -- dread
6342. pachad -- to dread, be in dread or in awe
6345. pachdah -- dread, (religious) awe
1091. ballahah -- terror, dreadful event, calamity, destruction
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ThesaurusAlarm (26 Occurrences)
...ALARM. ... The noun teru`ah translated "alarm" in Numbers 10:5 refers to the signal given
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Alarm-trumpets (1 Occurrence)
Startle (2 Occurrences)
Fright (3 Occurrences)
Fear (970 Occurrences)
Pitched (101 Occurrences)
Camps (33 Occurrences)
Signal (18 Occurrences)
Blast (28 Occurrences)
Blow (124 Occurrences)
Bible ConcordanceAlarm (26 Occurrences)
Luke 24:37 Startled, and in the utmost alarm, they thought they were looking at a spirit;
Luke 24:38 but He said to them, "Why such alarm? And why are there such questionings in your minds?
2 Corinthians 7:11 For mark the effects of this very thing--your having sorrowed with a godly sorrow--what earnestness it has called forth in you, what eagerness to clear yourselves, what indignation, what alarm, what longing affection, what jealousy, what meting out of justice! You have completely wiped away reproach from yourselves in the matter.
Numbers 10:5 When you blow an alarm, the camps that lie on the east side shall go forward.
Numbers 10:6 When you blow an alarm the second time, the camps that lie on the south side shall go forward. They shall blow an alarm for their journeys.
Numbers 10:7 But when the assembly is to be gathered together, you shall blow, but you shall not sound an alarm.
Numbers 10:9 When you go to war in your land against the adversary who oppresses you, then you shall sound an alarm with the trumpets. Then you will be remembered before Yahweh your God, and you will be saved from your enemies.
Numbers 31:6 Moses sent them, one thousand of every tribe, to the war, them and Phinehas the son of Eleazar the priest, to the war, with the vessels of the sanctuary and the trumpets for the alarm in his hand.
1 Samuel 5:11 And they sent and gathered all the lords of the Philistines, and said, Send away the ark of the God of Israel, and let it go again to its own place, that it kill us not, and our people. For there was deadly alarm throughout the city: the hand of God was very heavy there;
1 Kings 1:49 All the guests of Adonijah were afraid, and rose up, and each man went his way.
2 Chronicles 13:12 Behold, God is with us at our head, and his priests with the trumpets of alarm to sound an alarm against you. Children of Israel, don't you fight against Yahweh, the God of your fathers; for you shall not prosper.
Job 33:7 Behold, my terror shall not make you afraid, neither shall my pressure be heavy on you.
Psalms 31:22 As for me, I said in my haste, "I am cut off from before your eyes." Nevertheless you heard the voice of my petitions when I cried to you.
Psalms 48:5 They saw it, then they were amazed. They were dismayed. They hurried away.
Song of Songs 3:8 They all hold the sword, Experts in war; Each hath his sword upon his thigh Because of alarm in the nights.
Jeremiah 4:19 My anguish, my anguish! I am pained at my very heart; my heart is disquieted in me; I can't hold my peace; because you have heard, O my soul, the sound of the trumpet, the alarm of war.
Jeremiah 20:16 And let that man be as the cities which Jehovah overthrew, and repented not: and let him hear a cry in the morning, and shouting at noontime;
Jeremiah 49:2 Therefore, behold, the days come, says Yahweh, that I will cause an alarm of war to be heard against Rabbah of the children of Ammon; and it shall become a desolate heap, and her daughters shall be burned with fire: then shall Israel possess those who did possess him, says Yahweh.
Ezekiel 19:4 The nations also heard of him; he was taken in their pit; and they brought him with hooks to the land of Egypt.
Daniel 4:19 Then Daniel, whose name was Belteshazzar, was stricken mute for a while, and his thoughts troubled him. The king answered, Belteshazzar, don't let the dream, or the interpretation, trouble you. Belteshazzar answered, My lord, the dream be to those who hate you, and its interpretation to your adversaries.
Daniel 5:10 Now the queen by reason of the words of the king and his lords came into the banquet house: the queen spoke and said, O king, live forever; don't let your thoughts trouble you, nor let your face be changed.
Daniel 11:44 But news out of the east and out of the north shall trouble him; and he shall go forth with great fury to destroy and utterly to sweep away many.
Hosea 5:8 Blow ye the cornet in Gibeah, and the trumpet in Ramah: sound an alarm at Beth-aven; behind thee, O Benjamin.
Joel 2:1 Blow the trumpet in Zion, and sound an alarm in my holy mountain! Let all the inhabitants of the land tremble, for the day of Yahweh comes, for it is close at hand:
Amos 3:6 Does the trumpet alarm sound in a city, without the people being afraid? Does evil happen to a city, and Yahweh hasn't done it?
Zephaniah 1:16 a day of the trumpet and alarm, against the fortified cities, and against the high battlements.
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