You are here: Home  >  S   >Sound
 
Topic Search:
 
Sound
Sound

Sound

We hear a sound.


  Key words: Audio, Ear, Hear, Music, Noise, Sound, Sounded, Soundeth, Sounding, Sounds, Vibration  

  Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)  

Question: What is music?
  Answer: Music is an arrangement of sounds in time. - 64

Question: What is music composed of?
  Answer: Music is composed of melody, harmony, rhythm, and timbre. Some music may also include words. - 65

Question: What audio frequencies can be heard by the human ear?
  Answer: The human ear can hear sound wave frequencies in the approximate range of 20 to 20,000 Hertz. - 166

Question: How fast does sound waves travel?
  Answer: At  sea level, sound vibrations travel in the air at a speed of approximately 1087 ft. (331 m) per second. - 167


Topics from our world ...


  External related links to the world ...  

All Music
 All Music

 Allmusic, music reviews, new releases, artists biography.

allmusic.com - 690
Billboard
 Billboard

 Features news, current charts, artist information, tour finder, and the latest headlines from Billboard Magazine.

billboard.com - 691
Ricci Adams Music Theory
 Ricci Adams Music Theory


musictheory.net - 692
Find Sounds
 Find Sounds

 Search for sample sounds and sound effects at this file search engine.

findsounds.com - 881
Sound America
 Sound America

 The largest sound file site on the internet - containing free downloadable sound files from movies, television, cartoons, comedy, and sound effects.

soundamerica.com - 882
Sound Dogs
 Sound Dogs

 Sounddogs is a online source for sound effects, production music, sound clips, free sound effects samples and loops.

sounddogs.com - 883


  Words of Wisdom  

There shall not an hand touch it, but he shall surely be stoned, or shot through; whether it be beast or man, it shall not live: when the trumpet soundeth long, they shall come up to the mount.   Exodus 19:13 


And when the voice of the trumpet sounded long, and waxed louder and louder, Moses spake, and  God answered him by a voice.   Exodus 19:19 


And it shall be upon Aaron to minister: and his sound shall be heard when he goeth in unto the holy place before the LORD, and when he cometh out, that he die not.   Exodus 28:35 


Then shalt thou cause the trumpet of the jubilee to sound on the tenth day of the seventh month, in the day of atonement shall ye make the trumpet sound throughout all your land.   Leviticus 25:9 


And upon them that are left alive of you I will send a faintness into their  hearts in the lands of their enemies; and the sound of a shaken leaf shall chase them; and they shall flee, as fleeing from a  sword; and they shall fall when none pursueth.   Leviticus 26:36 


But when the congregation is to be gathered together, ye shall blow, but ye shall not sound an alarm.   Numbers 10:7 


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.   Joshua 6:5 


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.   Joshua 6:20 


And Jonathan said unto David, O LORD  God of Israel, when I have sounded my father about to morrow any time, or the third day, and, behold, if there be good toward David, and I then send not unto thee, and show it thee;
The LORD do so and much more to Jonathan: but if it please my father to do thee  evil, then I will show it thee, and send thee away, that thou mayest go in peace: and the LORD be with thee, as he hath been with my father.   1 Samuel 20:12, 13 


And let it be, when thou hearest the sound of a going in the tops of the mulberry  trees, that then thou shalt bestir thyself: for then shall the LORD go out before thee, to smite the host of the Philistines.   2 Samuel 5:24 


So David and all the house of Israel brought up the ark of the LORD with shouting, and with the sound of the trumpet.   2 Samuel 6:15 


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.   2 Samuel 15:10 


And all the people came up after him, and the people piped with pipes, and rejoiced with great joy, so that the earth rent with the sound of them.
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?
And while he yet spake, behold, Jonathan the son of Abiathar the priest came; and Adonijah said unto him, Come in; for thou art a valiant man, and bringest good tidings.   1 Kings 1:40-42 


And it was so, when Ahijah heard the sound of her feet, as she came in at the door, that he said, Come in, thou wife of Jeroboam; why feignest thou thyself to be another? for I am sent to thee with heavy tidings.   1 Kings 14:6 


And Elijah said unto Ahab, Get thee up, eat and drink; for there is a sound of abundance of  rain.   1 Kings 18:41 


But Elisha sat in his house, and the elders sat with him; and the king sent a man from before him: but ere the messenger came to him, he said to the elders, See ye how this son of a murderer hath sent to take away mine head? look, when the messenger cometh, shut the door, and hold him fast at the door: is not the sound of his master's feet behind him?
And while he yet talked with them, behold, the messenger came down unto him: and he said, Behold, this  evil is of the LORD; what should I wait for the LORD any longer?   2 Kings 6:32, 33 


Then Elisha said, Hear ye the word of the LORD; Thus saith the LORD, To morrow about this time shall a measure of fine flour be sold for a shekel, and two measures of  barley for a shekel, in the gate of Samaria.   2 Kings 7:1 


And it shall be, when thou shalt hear a sound of going in the tops of the mulberry  trees, that then thou shalt go out to battle: for  God is gone forth before thee to smite the host of the Philistines.   1 Chronicles 14:15 


And David spake to the chief of the Levites to appoint their brethren to be the singers with instruments of music, psalteries and harps and cymbals, sounding, by lifting up the voice with joy.   1 Chronicles 15:16 


So the singers, Heman, Asaph, and Ethan, were appointed to sound with cymbals of  brass;
And Zechariah, and Aziel, and Shemiramoth, and Jehiel, and Unni, and Eliab, and Maaseiah, and Benaiah, with psalteries on Alamoth;
And Mattithiah, and Elipheleh, and Mikneiah, and Obededom, and Jeiel, and Azaziah, with harps on the Sheminith to excel.   1 Chronicles 15:19-21 


Thus all Israel brought up the ark of the covenant of the LORD with shouting, and with sound of the cornet, and with trumpets, and with cymbals, making a noise with psalteries and harps.   1 Chronicles 15:28 


Asaph the chief, and next to him Zechariah, Jeiel, and Shemiramoth, and Jehiel, and Mattithiah, and Eliab, and Benaiah, and Obededom: and Jeiel with psalteries and with harps; but Asaph made a sound with cymbals;
Benaiah also and Jahaziel the priests with trumpets continually before the ark of the covenant of  God.   1 Chronicles 16:5, 6 


And with them Heman and Jeduthun with trumpets and cymbals for those that should make a sound, and with musical instruments of  God. And the sons of Jeduthun were porters.   1 Chronicles 16:42 


Also the Levites which were the singers, all of them of Asaph, of Heman, of Jeduthun, with their sons and their brethren, being arrayed in  white  linen, having cymbals and psalteries and harps, stood at the east end of the altar, and with them an hundred and twenty priests sounding with trumpets:)
It came even to pass, as the trumpeters and singers were as one, to make one sound to be heard in praising and thanking the LORD; and when they lifted up their voice with the trumpets and cymbals and instruments of music, and praised the LORD, saying, For he is good; for his mercy endureth for ever: that then the house was filled with a cloud, even the house of the LORD;
So that the priests could not stand to minister by reason of the cloud: for the glory of the LORD had filled the house of  God.   2 Chronicles 5:12-14 


And the priests waited on their offices: the Levites also with instruments of music of the LORD, which David the king had made to praise the LORD, because his mercy endureth for ever, when David praised by their ministry; and the priests sounded trumpets before them, and all Israel stood.   2 Chronicles 7:6 


And, behold,  God himself is with us for our captain, and his priests with sounding trumpets to cry alarm against you. O children of Israel, fight ye not against the LORD  God of your fathers; for ye shall not prosper.
But Jeroboam caused an ambushment to come about behind them: so they were before Judah, and the ambushment was behind them.
And when Judah looked back, behold, the battle was before and behind: and they cried unto the LORD, and the priests sounded with the trumpets.   2 Chronicles 13:12-14 


And she looked, and, behold, the king stood at his pillar at the entering in, and the princes and the trumpets by the king: and all the people of the land rejoiced, and sounded with trumpets, also the singers with instruments of music, and such as taught to sing praise. Then Athaliah rent her  clothes, and said, Treason, Treason.   2 Chronicles 23:13 


And all the congregation worshipped, and the singers sang, and the trumpeters sounded: and all this continued until the burnt offering was finished.   2 Chronicles 29:28 


For the builders, every one had his  sword girded by his side, and so builded. And he that sounded the trumpet was by me.
And I said unto the nobles, and to the rulers, and to the rest of the people, The work is great and large, and we are separated upon the wall, one far from another.
In what place therefore ye hear the sound of the trumpet, resort ye thither unto us: our  God shall fight for us.   Nehemiah 4:18-20 


A dreadful sound is in his ears: in prosperity the destroyer shall come upon him.   Job 15:21 


They take the timbrel and harp, and rejoice at the sound of the organ.   Job 21:12 


Hear attentively the noise of his voice, and the sound that goeth out of his mouth.   Job 37:2 


He swalloweth the ground with fierceness and rage: neither believeth he that it is the sound of the trumpet.   Job 39:24 


There is no soundness in my  flesh because of thine anger; neither is there any rest in my  bones because of my sin.   Psalm 38:3 


For my loins are filled with a loathsome disease: and there is no soundness in my  flesh.   Psalm 38:7 


 God is gone up with a shout, the LORD with the sound of a trumpet.   Psalm 47:5 


The clouds poured out  water: the  skies sent out a sound: thine arrows also went abroad.   Psalm 77:17 


Blessed is the people that know the joyful sound: they shall walk, O LORD, in the light of thy countenance.   Psalm 89:15 


Upon an instrument of ten strings, and upon the psaltery; upon the harp with a solemn sound.   Psalm 92:3 


With trumpets and sound of cornet make a joyful noise before the LORD, the King.   Psalm 98:6 


Let my  heart be sound in thy statutes; that I be not ashamed.   Psalm 119:80 


Praise him with the sound of the trumpet: praise him with the psaltery and harp.
Praise him with the timbrel and dance: praise him with stringed instruments and organs.
Praise him upon the loud cymbals: praise him upon the high sounding cymbals.   Psalm 150:3-5 


He layeth up sound wisdom for the righteous: he is a buckler to them that walk uprightly.   Proverbs 2:7 


My son, let not them depart from thine eyes: keep sound wisdom and discretion:
So shall they be life unto thy soul, and grace to thy neck.   Proverbs 3:21, 22 


Counsel is mine, and sound wisdom: I am understanding; I have strength.   Proverbs 8:14 


A sound  heart is the life of the  flesh: but envy the rottenness of the  bones.   Proverbs 14:30 


And the doors shall be shut in the streets, when the sound of the grinding is low, and he shall rise up at the voice of the bird, and all the daughters of musick shall be brought low;
Also when they shall be afraid of that which is high, and fears shall be in the way, and the  almond  tree shall flourish, and the grasshopper shall be a burden, and desire shall fail: because man goeth to his long home, and the mourners go about the streets:
Or ever the  silver cord be loosed, or the golden bowl be broken, or the pitcher be broken at the fountain, or the wheel broken at the cistern.   Ecclesiastes 12:4-6 


From the sole of the foot even unto the head there is no soundness in it; but wounds, and bruises, and putrifying sores: they have not been closed, neither bound up, neither mollified with ointment.   Isaiah 1:6 


Wherefore my bowels shall sound like an harp for Moab, and mine inward parts for Kirharesh.   Isaiah 16:11 


Look down from  heaven, and behold from the habitation of thy holiness and of thy glory: where is thy zeal and thy strength, the sounding of thy bowels and of thy mercies toward me? are they restrained?
Doubtless thou art our father, though Abraham be ignorant of us, and Israel acknowledge us not: thou, O LORD, art our father, our redeemer; thy name is from everlasting.   Isaiah 63:15, 16 


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.
Destruction upon destruction is cried; for the whole land is spoiled: suddenly are my tents spoiled, and my curtains in a moment.
How long shall I see the standard, and hear the sound of the trumpet?
For my people is foolish, they have not known me; they are sottish children, and they have none understanding: they are wise to do  evil, but to do good they have no knowledge.   Jeremiah 4:19-22 


Also I set watchmen over you, saying, Hearken to the sound of the trumpet. But they said, We will not hearken.   Jeremiah 6:17 


The snorting of his  horses was heard from Dan: the whole land trembled at the sound of the neighing of his strong ones; for they are come, and have devoured the land, and all that is in it; the city, and those that dwell therein.   Jeremiah 8:16 


Moreover I will take from them the voice of mirth, and the voice of gladness, the voice of the bridegroom, and the voice of the bride, the sound of the millstones, and the light of the candle.   Jeremiah 25:10 


Saying, No; but we will go into the land of Egypt, where we shall see no war, nor hear the sound of the trumpet, nor have hunger of  bread; and there will we dwell:
And now therefore hear the word of the LORD, ye remnant of Judah; Thus saith the LORD of hosts, the  God of Israel; If ye wholly set your faces to enter into Egypt, and go to sojourn there;
Then it shall come to pass, that the  sword, which ye feared, shall overtake you there in the land of Egypt, and the famine, whereof ye were afraid, shall follow close after you there in Egypt; and there ye shall die.   Jeremiah 42:14-16 


Therefore mine  heart shall sound for Moab like pipes, and mine  heart shall sound like pipes for the men of Kirheres: because the riches that he hath gotten are perished.   Jeremiah 48:36 


A sound of battle is in the land, and of great destruction.   Jeremiah 50:22 


A sound of a cry cometh from Babylon, and great destruction from the land of the Chaldeans:
Because the LORD hath spoiled Babylon, and destroyed out of her the great voice; when her waves do roar like great  waters, a noise of their voice is uttered:
Because the spoiler is come upon her, even upon Babylon, and her mighty men are taken, every one of their bows is broken: for the LORD  God of recompences shall surely requite.   Jeremiah 51:54-56 


The morning is come unto thee, O thou that dwellest in the land: the time is come, the day of trouble is near, and not the sounding again of the mountains.   Ezekiel 7:7 


And the sound of the cherubims' wings was heard even to the outer court, as the voice of the Almighty  God when he speaketh.   Ezekiel 10:5 


And I will cause the noise of thy songs to cease; and the sound of thy harps shall be no more heard.
And I will make thee like the top of a rock: thou shalt be a place to spread nets upon; thou shalt be built no more: for I the LORD have spoken it, saith the Lord  GOD.
Thus saith the Lord  GOD to Tyrus; Shall not the isles shake at the sound of thy fall, when the wounded cry, when the slaughter is made in the midst of thee?
Then all the princes of the  sea shall come down from their thrones, and lay away their robes, and put off their broidered  garments: they shall clothe themselves with trembling; they shall sit upon the ground, and shall tremble at every moment, and be astonished at thee.   Ezekiel 26:13-16 


The suburbs shall shake at the sound of the cry of thy pilots.   Ezekiel 27:28 


I made the nations to shake at the sound of his fall, when I cast him down to  hell with them that descend into the pit: and all the  trees of Eden, the choice and best of Lebanon, all that drink  water, shall be comforted in the nether parts of the earth.   Ezekiel 31:16 


Then whosoever heareth the sound of the trumpet, and taketh not warning; if the  sword come, and take him away, his  blood shall be upon his own head.
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.   Ezekiel 33:4, 5 


That at what time ye hear the sound of the cornet, flute, harp, sackbut, psaltery, dulcimer, and all kinds of musick, ye fall down and worship the golden image that Nebuchadnezzar the king hath set up:
And whoso falleth not down and worshippeth shall the same hour be cast into the midst of a burning fiery furnace.
Therefore at that time, when all the people heard the sound of the cornet, flute, harp, sackbut, psaltery, and all kinds of musick, all the people, the nations, and the languages, fell down and worshipped the golden image that Nebuchadnezzar the king had set up.   Daniel 3:5-7 


Thou, O king, hast made a decree, that every man that shall hear the sound of the cornet, flute, harp, sackbut, psaltery, and dulcimer, and all kinds of musick, shall fall down and worship the golden image:
And whoso falleth not down and worshippeth, that he should be cast into the midst of a burning fiery furnace.   Daniel 3:10, 11 


Now if ye be ready that at what time ye hear the sound of the cornet, flute, harp, sackbut, psaltery, and dulcimer, and all kinds of musick, ye fall down and worship the image which I have made; well: but if ye worship not, ye shall be cast the same hour into the midst of a burning fiery furnace; and who is that  God that shall deliver you out of my hands?
Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego, answered and said to the king, O Nebuchadnezzar, we are not careful to answer thee in this matter.   Daniel 3:15, 16 


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;
A day of darkness and of gloominess, a day of clouds and of thick darkness, as the morning spread upon the mountains: a great people and a strong; there hath not been ever the like, neither shall be any more after it, even to the years of many generations.   Joel 2:1, 2 


But I will send a  fire upon Moab, and it shall devour the palaces of Kirioth: and Moab shall die with tumult, with shouting, and with the sound of the trumpet:
And I will cut off the judge from the midst thereof, and will slay all the princes thereof with him, saith the LORD.   Amos 2:2, 3 


That chant to the sound of the viol, and invent to themselves instruments of musick, like David;
That drink wine in bowls, and anoint themselves with the chief ointments: but they are not grieved for the affliction of Joseph.   Amos 6:5, 6 


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.   Matthew 6:2 


And he shall send his angels with a great sound of a trumpet, and they shall gather together his elect from the four winds, from one end of  heaven to the other.   Matthew 24:31 


For, lo, as soon as the voice of thy salutation sounded in mine ears, the babe leaped in my womb for joy.   Luke 1:44 


And he said unto him, Thy brother is come; and thy father hath killed the fatted calf, because he hath received him safe and sound.   Luke 15:27 


The wind bloweth where it listeth, and thou hearest the sound thereof, but canst not tell whence it cometh, and whither it goeth: so is every one that is born of the Spirit.   John 3:8 


And suddenly there came a sound from  heaven as of a rushing mighty wind, and it filled all the house where they were sitting.   Acts 2:2 


And his name through faith in his name hath made this man strong, whom ye see and know: yea, the faith which is by him hath given him this perfect soundness in the presence of you all.   Acts 3:16 


And sounded, and found it twenty fathoms: and when they had gone a little further, they sounded again, and found it fifteen fathoms.   Acts 27:28 


But I say, Have they not heard? Yes verily, their sound went into all the earth, and their words unto the ends of the world.   Romans 10:18 


Though I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, and have not charity, I am become as sounding  brass, or a tinkling cymbal.   1 Corinthians 13:1 


And even things without life giving sound, whether pipe or harp, except they give a distinction in the sounds, how shall it be known what is piped or harped?
For if the trumpet give an uncertain sound, who shall prepare himself to the battle?
So likewise ye, except ye utter by the tongue words easy to be understood, how shall it be known what is spoken? for ye shall speak into the air.   1 Corinthians 14:7-9 


In a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trump: for the trumpet shall sound, and the dead shall be raised incorruptible, and we shall be changed.   1 Corinthians 15:52 


For from you sounded out the word of the Lord not only in Macedonia and Achaia, but also in every place your faith to God-ward is spread abroad; so that we need not to speak any thing.   1 Thessalonians 1:8 


For whoremongers, for them that defile themselves with mankind, for menstealers, for liars, for perjured persons, and if there be any other thing that is contrary to sound doctrine;
According to the glorious gospel of the blessed  God, which was committed to my trust.   1 Timothy 1:10, 11 


For  God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.   2 Timothy 1:7 


Hold fast the form of sound words, which thou hast heard of me, in faith and love which is in Christ Jesus.   2 Timothy 1:13 


For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine; but after their own lusts shall they heap to themselves teachers, having itching ears;
And they shall turn away their ears from the truth, and shall be turned unto fables.   2 Timothy 4:3, 4 


Holding fast the faithful word as he hath been taught, that he may be able by sound doctrine both to exhort and to convince the gainsayers.   Titus 1:9 


This witness is true. Wherefore rebuke them sharply, that they may be sound in the faith;
Not giving heed to Jewish fables, and commandments of men, that turn from the truth.   Titus 1:13, 14 


But speak thou the things which become sound doctrine:
That the aged men be sober, grave, temperate, sound in faith, in charity, in patience.   Titus 2:1, 2 


Sound speech, that cannot be condemned; that he that is of the contrary part may be ashamed, having no  evil thing to say of you.   Titus 2:8 


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:
(For they could not endure that which was commanded, And if so much as a beast touch the mountain, it shall be stoned, or thrust through with a dart:
And so terrible was the sight, that Moses said, I exceedingly fear and quake:)
But ye are come unto mount Sion, and unto the city of the living  God, the heavenly Jerusalem, and to an innumerable company of angels,
To the general assembly and church of the firstborn, which are written in  heaven, and to  God the Judge of all, and to the spirits of just men made perfect,
And to Jesus the mediator of the new covenant, and to the  blood of sprinkling, that speaketh better things that that of Abel.   Hebrews 12:19-24 


And his feet like unto fine  brass, as if they burned in a furnace; and his voice as the sound of many  waters.   Revelation 1:15 


And the seven angels which had the seven trumpets prepared themselves to sound.
The first angel sounded, and there followed hail and  fire mingled with  blood, and they were cast upon the earth: and the third part of  trees was burnt up, and all  green  grass was burnt up.
And the second angel sounded, and as it were a great mountain burning with  fire was cast into the  sea: and the third part of the  sea became  blood;
And the third part of the creatures which were in the  sea, and had life, died; and the third part of the ships were destroyed.
And the third angel sounded, and there fell a great star from  heaven, burning as it were a lamp, and it fell upon the third part of the  rivers, and upon the fountains of  waters;
And the name of the star is called Wormwood: and the third part of the  waters became wormwood; and many men died of the  waters, because they were made bitter.
And the fourth angel sounded, and the third part of the  sun was smitten, and the third part of the  moon, and the third part of the  stars; so as the third part of them was darkened, and the day shone not for a third part of it, and the  night likewise.
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 sound!   Revelation 8:6-13 


And the fifth angel sounded, and I saw a star fall from  heaven unto the earth: and to him was given the key of the bottomless pit.   Revelation 9:1 


And they had breastplates, as it were breastplates of iron; and the sound of their wings was as the sound of chariots of many  horses running to battle.   Revelation 9:9 


And the sixth angel sounded, and I heard a voice from the four horns of the golden altar which is before  God,
Saying to the sixth angel which had the trumpet, Loose the four angels which are bound in the great  river Euphrates.   Revelation 9:13, 14 


But in the days of the voice of the seventh angel, when he shall begin to sound, the mystery of  God should be finished, as he hath declared to his servants the prophets.   Revelation 10:7 


And the seventh angel sounded; and there were great voices in  heaven, saying, The kingdoms of this world are become the kingdoms of our Lord, and of his Christ; and he shall reign for ever and ever.   Revelation 11:15 


And the voice of harpers, and musicians, and of pipers, and trumpeters, shall be heard no more at all in thee; and no craftsman, of whatsoever craft he be, shall be found any more in thee; and the sound of a millstone shall be heard no more at all in thee;   Revelation 18:22 




Disclaimer: This website is for educational and informational purposes only.