(1 Kings 1:40) (marg., PIPE),
A musical instrument mentioned amongst others, (Daniel 3:5,7,10,15) as used at the worship of the golden image which Nebuchadnezzar had set up. It bore a close resemblance to the modern flute, and was made of reeds, of copper, and other material. It was the principal wind-instrument.
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Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Flute'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary".