a particular quivering sound of the silver trumpets to give warning to the Hebrews on their journey through the wilderness ( Numbers 10:5 Numbers 10:6 ), a call to arms, or a war-note ( Jeremiah 4:19 ; 49:2 ; Zephaniah 1:16 ).
M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.
Bibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. "Entry for Alarm". "Easton's Bible Dictionary".