1 Kings 1:40

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1 Kings 1:40  (King James Version)
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.
 


pipes
or, flutes.
Daniel 3:5

rejoiced
1 Samuel 11:15 ; 2 Kings 11:14 2 Kings 11:20 ; 1 Chronicles 12:38-40 ; Psalms 97:1 ; Zechariah 9:9 ; Luke 19:37
Revelation 11:15-18

the earth rent
We use a similar expression in precisely the same sense: "They rent the air with their cries."
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