New Living Translation
They furnish wine and lovely music at their grand parties--lyre and harp, tambourine and flute--but they never think about the LORD or notice what he is doing.
King James Bible
And the harp, and the viol, the tabret, and pipe, and wine, are in their feasts: but they regard not the work of the LORD, neither consider the operation of his hands.
Darby Bible Translation
And harp and lyre, tambour and flute, and wine are in their banquets; but they regard not the work of Jehovah, nor do they see the operation of his hands.
World English Bible
The harp, lyre, tambourine, and flute, with wine, are at their feasts; but they don't respect the work of Yahweh, neither have they considered the operation of his hands.
Young's Literal Translation
And harp, and psaltery, tabret, and pipe, And wine, have been their banquets, And the work of Jehovah they behold not, Yea, the work of His hands they have not seen.
Isaiah 5:12 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
5:12 The harp - They give up themselves wholly to luxury. The work - What God hath lately done, and is yet doing, and about to do among them; his grievous judgments, partly inflicted, and partly threatened, which required another course of life.
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1 Corinthians 14:7
Even lifeless instruments like the flute or the harp must play the notes clearly, or no one will recognize the melody.
Why did you slip away secretly? Why did you deceive me? And why didn't you say you wanted to leave? I would have given you a farewell feast, with singing and music, accompanied by tambourines and harps.
1 Samuel 12:24
But be sure to fear the LORD and faithfully serve him. Think of all the wonderful things he has done for you.
2 Samuel 19:35
I am eighty years old today, and I can no longer enjoy anything. Food and wine are no longer tasty, and I cannot hear the singers as they sing. I would only be a burden to my lord the king.
For they turned away from following him. They have no respect for any of his ways.
They care nothing for what the LORD has done or for what his hands have made. So he will tear them down, and they will never be rebuilt!
The cheerful sound of tambourines is stilled; the happy cries of celebration are heard no more. The melodious chords of the harp are silent.
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