A musical wind instrument, consisting of a tube with holes, like a flute or clarinet, 1 Samuel 10:5 1 Kings 1:40 Isaiah 5:12 30:29 Jeremiah 48:36 Matthew 9:23. The double pipe had two tubes, uniting in the mouthpiece; the tube played with the left hand emitting a few deep sounds, and serving as a base. The Scotch Deputation of Inquiry speak of overtaking among the hills of Judea "an Arab playing with all his might upon a shepherd’s pipe made of two reeds. This was the first time we had seen any marks of joy in the land, for certainly ‘all joy in darkened, the mirth of the land is gone,’" Isaiah 24:11. See MUSIC.
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Rand, W. W. "Entry for 'PIPE'". "American Tract Society Bible Dictionary".