5421 musical instruments
Scripture names a large number of musical instruments, particularly in the OT, reflecting the importance of music in Israelite worship and culture.
Horns Ps 98:4-6 The NIV translates several different Hebrew words as “ram’s horn” or “horn”, including “shophar” (Ps 81:3) which is translated elsewhere as “trumpet”. The horn was a very similar instrument to the trumpet, being made from the horn of an animal, usually a ram. See also Ex 19:13; 2Ch 15:14; Ps 81:3
Several of the psalms were intended to be sung to the accompaniment of stringed instruments Ps 4:1 Title See also Ps 6:1 Title; Ps 54:1 Title; Ps 55:1 Title; Ps 61:1 Title; Ps 67:1 Title; Ps 76:1 Title
Cymbals Ps 150:1-6; 1Co 13:1 See also 2Sa 6:5 pp 1Ch 13:8 David’s appointment of the Levites to sound the cymbals in the temple worship: 1Ch 15:16,19; 1Ch 16:5,42; 1Ch 25:1,6
1Ch 15:28; 2Ch 5:12-13; 2Ch 29:25; Ezr 3:10; Ne 12:27
Sistrums 2Sa 6:3-5