Thou Hast Turned My Mourning Into Dancing

Thesis: Rise of Feminine or Effeminate worship of the starry host in the round or circle dance with instruments. Psalm 30 was written after the sin-induced Plague stopped at Jerusalem.   Instead of letting David be killed or let his people be killed, God gave him an old Jebusite High Place already operating as Sabazianism or the worship of the Astrial gods: Calling the gods Jehovah did not change the facts. This was the without redemption because of the worship of the starry host (Acts 7) practiced at Mount Sinai.

MUSIC demands some kind of body movements or harmony.  Click to see how my "investment with the Lord' at Northwest Church of Christ in Seattle has been TURNED into what Scripture and the Classics call Sorcery.

Revised 5.31.13

SEE how Jeff Walling told the NACC how he TRANSISTIONED HIS church to instrumental "worship" after the NACC transistioned Jeff Walling

Thou has Turned My Mourning into Dancing. Perhaps by God's design, they didn't read enough to understand that this is the GENDER mark well documented by Christ in Isaiah 3.

Jeff Walling Daring to Dance with God One
Jeff Walling Daring to Dance with God Two
Jeff Walling Daring to Dance with God Three

Jeff Walling Instrumental Music in Worship.  The problem with preachers getting their information from other preachers intent on converting them is that they never get around to reading the story line and defining words. Jesus said that parables had hidden the truth from the Scribes and Pharisees from the foundation of the world. He called them hypocrites (actors) by referring to the Ezekiel version byChrist who named slick speakers, singers and instrument players.

Being lovingly stroked by the NACC makes Jeff and others think that the Lord LED them to sow discord even though it takes the "spirit' several decades to boil the frogs.

   Jeff Walling Winterfest 2013 Denies that Scripture replaces BEING LED BY THE LORD.  The leaders of this effort claim that they expose YOUR youth to lots of musical bands TO TEACH THEM TO LEAVE YOUR MOVEMENT.

  Jeff Walling and Women in Ministry.  Paul claims to be led by Jesus into all truth. Paul denies BOTH the women and Jeff Walling etal ANY role in a Biblical School of Christ. Since Jeff is LEAD without the Scriptures and any other source of material he does NOT know "all about Eve" as did Paul and any reader of the Word. The command is to PREACH the Word by READING the Word for Comfort and Doctrine.

THIS IS QUICK AND ROUGH AND FREE. Grasp that God ABANDONED the tribe of Levi just as Jacob warned. The godly people were quarantined from the sacrificial system and attended synagogue or A School of the Word. That never changed for the godly people and Jesus affirmed the Synagogue but only for the command from the beginning:

The Word of God was PREACHED by being READ on the Rest days.  The Lord's Supper was commanded to show forth or preach the death of Jesus Christ: those who recognize that Jesus purchased the church with His own blood and is the King of His kingdom and High priest over His temple and only Master Teacher when the elders "teach that which has been taught" will never think of themselves as having anything to offer as improvement.

Singing as a ACTS was imposed divisively in the year 373 but it only involved tell the Bible story in a cantillation style.  While group singing has served a binding or uniting purpose the "vision" of music as an act within itself has reached its climax defined in Revelation 17 under the Babylon mother of harlots: in Revelation 18 she uses lusted after fruits (same as in Amos 8) as self-speakers (craftsmen), singers and instrument players.  John calls them SORCERERS who HAD deceived the whole world and would be cast alive into the lake of fire.  The Spirit OF Christ defined the Prophetic Marker in Isaiah 30: God will (is?) drive His enemies (the Word hiders) into "hell" to the sound of wind, string and percussion instruments: these are the same ones Christ called "the singing and harp playing prostitute" in the garden of Eden.

Jacob had cursed the tribe of Levi and warned everyone not to attend their gatherings or follow their Covenant. The Godly people were taught The Book of The Covenant of Grace as the Abrahamic Covenant in the Qahal, synagogue, Ekklesia or Churchof Christ (the Rock) in the wilderness.  This quarantined the godly people from the curse of the Sacrificial system which was NOT commanded says the Spirit OF Christ (Isaiah 1; Jeremiah 7)

Genesis 49.5 Symeon et Levi fratres vasa iniquitatis bellantia

Gen. 49:5 Simeon and Levi are brethren;
        instruments (weapon, psaltery)
        of cruelty are in their habitations.
                 (stabbing, dig through furnace, for burning
                 Bellor fight,  carry on war,

Iniquitas B. Unfairness, injustice, unreasonableness: luxuria, praetoris, unreasonable demands in the shape of taxes,

Both the Sabbath and the tithe or "taxes" came from Babylon.

Gen. 49:6 O my soul,
        come not thou into their secret;
        unto their assembly,
        mine honour,
        be not thou united:
                for in their anger they slew a man,
                and in their selfwill they digged down a wall.

Consilior to take counsel, to consult,
h5475 Sod h3245 session, deliberaton, secret.
h3519  Kabod theglory  or darkness of the temple
Coitus come A.  Abstr., a coming or meeting together, an assembling:
 A. A uniting, joining together, combination

Gen. 49:7 Cursed be their anger, for it was fierce; and their wrath, for it was cruel
        I will divide them in Jacob, and scatter them in Israel.

The musical idolatry at Mount Sinai caused God to DIVIDE the nation into that common to all Gentiles:

The Civil-Military-Clergy was abandoned to worship the starry host (gods named in Amos and Acts 7: not Jehovah)
The godly people attended the assembly or synagogue as a School of the Covenant and Prophets.

Divido I. To force asunder, part, separate, divide (very freq. and class.; cf.: distribuo, dispertio; findo, scindo, dirimo, divello, separo, sejungo, segrego, secerno, to break up, dissolve, destroy = dissolvere d.  To accompany, i. e. to share upon an instrument a song sung by a voice: “grata feminis Imbelli cithara carmina divides,Hor. C. 1, 15, 15.Imbelli non-combatants, women and children: that changed under David.

Fēmĭna Applied as a term of reproach to effeminate men, Ov. M. 12, 470; Sil. 2, 361; Suet. Caes. 22; Just. 1, 3; Curt. 3, 10 fin. al.—

The NEW WINESKIN GOD "Dionysus certainly roves more than the other gods; the traditional picture of him is not one of him sitting sedately on Olympus sipping nectar and listening to the Muses (9 females) sing. Rather it is one of him roaming through the wilderness, thrysus (a reed bound with ivy and topped with a pine cone) in hand, followed by bands of ecstatic women, his Bacchants, and spreading the art of cultivation of vines and of wine-making. Other gods may leave Olympus, but it is not habitual with them as it is with dionysus.

"dionysus often seems to stand somewhere between male and female, between god and man, between death and life. He is a male god, but he is always surrounded by women, his chief worshipers.

"His worship involved transvestism and the blurring of sex roles. Men and women both dressed in long robes covered by fawnskins, and women, as bacchants, left their normal sphere of activity, the home, and danced madly on mountainsides. dionysus even looks somewhat ambiguous sexually; Pentheus in the Bacchae comments on the god's effeminacy: his long curls, his pale complexion.

Di-spergo    “Mesopotamia vicatim dispersa,” i. e. divided, Plin. 6, 26, 30, § 117: “magna pars Judaeae vicis dispergitur,Tac. H. 5, 8
Gen. 49:8 Judah, thou art he whom thy brethren shall praise:
        thy hand shall be in the neck of thine enemies;
        thy father’s children shall bow down before thee.
Gen. 49:9 Judah is a lion’s whelp: from the prey, my son, thou art gone up:
        he stooped down, he couched as a lion, and as an old lion;
        who shall rouse him up?

The Godly people--those who loved to hear the Word of God--would be QUARANTINED from the Civil-Military-Clergy whom Christ called robbers and parasites UNTIL SHILOH COMES.  Those attended the Church of Christ (the Rock) in the wilderness: they were not deprived but protected
Gen. 49:10 The sceptre shall not depart from Judah,
        nor a lawgiver from between his feet,
        until Shiloh come; and unto him shall the gathering of the people be. [Gentiles]
Gen. 49:11 Binding his foal unto the vine, and his ass’s colt unto the choice vine;
        he washed his garments in wine, and his clothes in the blood of grapes:
Gen. 49:12 His eyes shall be red with wine, and his teeth white with milk.

The nations or Gentiles would be gathered into fellowship as disciples of Christ ONLY if the evangelist obeyed the simple command to GO into all the world.

We understand that the Levites as instrument players were under the King and Commanders of the Army: they stood in ranks to execute any godly person who came near any "holy" thing or into a "holy" place. That is because God does not live in houses built by human hands nor is He worshipped by the works of human hands.  When God's grace saved David's life He gave him Mount Zion to build HIS OWN Tent or Tabernacle because David feared to go to Gibeon.  But, says Stephen, Solomon built God a HOUSE as a place he supposed the gods could live in including those of his pagan wives. Earlier, David had built his own tabernacle:


2 Sam 6:5 And David and all the house of Israel played before the Lord
............ on all manner of instruments made of fir wood
............ even on harps, and on psalteries, and on timbrels,
............ and on cornets, and on cymbals.

Lūdo , A. To sport, play with any thing, to practise as a pastime, amuse one's self with any thing: “illa ipsa ludens conjeci in communes locos, Cic. Par. prooem.: Prima Syracosio dignata est ludere versu Nostra ... Thalia,Verg. E. 6, 1.—Esp., to play on an instrument of music, to make or compose music or song: “ludere quae vellem calamo permisit agresti,Verg. E. 1, 10: “talia fumosi luduntur mense Decembri,Ov. Tr. 2, 491: “quod tenerae cantent, lusit tua musa, puellae,id. Am. 3, 1, 27: “coloni Versibus incomptis ludunt,Verg. G. 2, 386: “carmina pastorum,
C. Ludere aliquem or aliquid, to play, mock, imitate, mimic a person or thing (only in mockery; cf.: partes agere, etc.): civem bonum ludit, Cael. ap. Cic. Fam. 8, 9, 1; cf.: “ludere opus,to imitate work, make believe work
David did not LIVE to see the HOUSE built by Solomon.  God never commanded the Civil-Miilitary-Clergy or Temple or slaughter of innocent animals. Because God turned the nation over to worship the starry host, the Jacob-cursed and God-Abandoned Levites "prophesied" with instruments which means that they were soothsayers or sorcerers.  Those who use that as a "pattern" are still not disciples of Christ.

What the praise singers or Word Replacers do not know nor need to know:

Psalms 30:0 A Psalm and Song at the dedication of the house of David.
Acts 7:38 This is he, that was in the church [of Christ the Rock] in the wilderness
        with the angel which spake to him
        in the mount Sina, and with our fathers:
        who received the lively oracles to give unto us
        Not the Law but The Book of The Covenant made by Christ to Abraham.
Acts 7:39 To whom our fathers would not obey, 
        but thrust him from them,
        and in their hearts turned back again into Egypt,
Acts 7:40 Saying unto Aaron, 
        Make us gods to go before us: for as for this Moses, 
        which brought us out of the land of Egypt, we wot not what is become of him.

Acts 7:41 And they made a calf in those days, 
        and offered sacrifice unto the idol, 
        and rejoiced in the works of their own hands.

> For I spake NOT unto your fathers, nor commanded them
        in the day that I brought them out of the land of Egypt,
       concerning burnt offerings or sacrifices: Jeremiah 7:22

> But this thing commanded I them, saying,
       Obey my voice, and I will be your God, and ye shall be my people:
       and walk ye in all the ways that I have commanded you,
       that it may be well unto you. Jeremiah 7:23

> But they HEARKENED NOT, nor inclined their ear,
       but walked in the counsels and in the imagination of their evil heart,
       and went backward, and not forward. Jeremiah 7:24
Euphrainō , Ep. euphr-, fut. Att.155.12, Pi.I.7(6).3   II. Pass., make merry, enjoy oneself,

Pind. I. 6 Just as we mix the second bowl of wine when the men's symposium is flourishing, here is the second song of the Muses for Lampon's children and their athletic victories: first in Nemea, Zeus, in your honor they received the choicest of garlands,

Pind. I. 7   In which of the local glories of the past, divinely blessed Thebe, did you most delight your spirit? Was it when you raised to eminence the one seated beside Demeter of the clashing bronze cymbals, flowing-haired [5] Dionysus? Or when you received, as a snow-shower of gold in the middle of the night, the greatest of the gods, when he stood in the doorway of Amphitryon, and then went in to the wife to beget Heracles?

But since ancient grace sleeps, and mortals are forgetful of whatever does not reach the highest bloom of skillful song, joined to glorious streams of words, [20] then begin the victory procession with a sweet-singing hymn for Strepsiades;
Acts 7:42 Then God turned,
        and gave them up to worship the host of heaven; 
        as it is written in the book of the prophets,
        O ye house of Israel,  have ye offered to me slain beasts and sacrifices
        by the space of forty years in the wilderness?
Acts 7:43 Yea, ye took up the tabernacle of Moloch
        and the star of your god Remphan, 
        figures which ye made to worship them: 
        and I will carry you away beyond Babylon.

A Picture of your worship team being CARRIED AWAY beyond Babylon meaning "no return."


The fact is that humans and mostly children were roasted in images of the god, or on fires, throughout the Aryan and Phoenician world. Romano-Celtic and Phoenician mothers took it as a matter of pride,
        that they could comfort their children without emotion,

        while they were being roasted alive in the name of piety,

        and the screams were
covered by drum and trumpets (cf. also MacGeoghegan ibid, pp. 65-73).

The customs were found in Tyre and among the Phoenicians, and continued for a long time there and among the Canaanites. Those who did not have children purchased them from the poor so that they would not be short of a suitable sacrifice.

The children who were burnt were either cast into a furnace or placed in a statue of Saturn, which was set on fire. The defeat of Carthage by Agathocles, was ascribed by them to the fact that they had sacrificed children of secondary quality being children of strangers and slaves, to the god in the form of Saturn (hence the Saturnalia), instead of their usual children of first quality.

They then offered up two hundred children of the first quality and three hundred citizens who voluntarily offered themselves to appease the god of their crime of negligence... This cult of worship of the Moon god Sin as the golden calf or Molech or the Triune God, of which the Trinity is the modern derivation, is the most evil form of human barbarity, and God condemns it and its system. The system is extant even today (MacGeoghegan pp. 67-68)

Psalms 30:1 I will extol thee, O LORD;
        for thou hast lifted me up, and hast not made my foes to rejoice over me.
Psalms 30:2 O LORD my God, I cried unto thee, and thou hast healed me.
clāmo  to call, cry out, shout aloud, to complain with a loud voice, vociferari (class. and very freq.; mostly of human beings): populus convolat; Tumultuantur, clamant, pugnant de loco, “dic mihi, Non clamas? non insanis?” Of a vehement bawling before a tribunal: the chirping of a cricket: “(cicada) te insanum,Hor. S. 2, 3, 130: “aliquem furem,”  “triumphum,Ov. Am. 1, 2, 25: “Saturnalia,Liv. 22, 1, 20: “pulchre! bene! recte!Hor. A. P. 428.—
insānĭo , B. To be senseless, without reason, mad, insane: to act like a madman, to rage, rave,
hilarem insaniam insanire,Sen. Vit. Beat. 12. —This is the HALAL Word as the Root for the word Lucifer
hilarem. Subst.: hĭlărĭa , ōrum, n., the joyous festival celebrated in honor of Cybele at the vernal equinox, Macr. S. 1, 21: “hilaribus,
cheerfully, gayly, joyfully, merrily:
Isaiah 42:1 Behold my servant, whom I uphold; mine elect, in whom my soul delighteth;
        I have put my spirit upon him: he shall bring forth judgment to the Gentiles.
Isaiah 42:2 He shall not cry [INCLUDING CALLING ASSEMBLIES]
nor lift up, nor cause his voice to be heard in the street.

Jesus would not:
[2] non clamabit neque accipiet personam nec audietur foris vox eius
vox , vōcis, f. voco,
I.  a voice, sound, tone, cry, call. siderā excantata voce Thessalā,incantation,
with charms, incantations, id. Epod. 17, 78; “inclinata ululantique voce canere,

Jesus would not: ŭlŭlo  summoque ulularunt vertice Nymphae,
B. Transf., of places, to ring, resound, re-echo with howling: “penitusque cavae plangoribus aedes Femineis ululant,Verg. A. 2, 488: “resonae ripae,Sil. 6, 285: “Dindyma sanguineis Gallis
Jesus would not: căno , canite to utter melodious notes, to sing, sound, play.
quemadmodum tibicen sine tibiis canere non possit harundine, cithara,

2. Of the faulty delivery of an orator, to speak in a sing-song tone: “inclinată ululantique voce more Asiatico canere,mŏvĕo ,
Jesus would not be a Gallus  A. Galli , ōrum, m., the priests of Cybele, so called because of their raving 2. A., of or belonging to the priests of Cybele; hence, transf.) Of or belonging to the priests of Isis, Gallic: “turma,the troop of the priests of Isis, Ov. Am. 2, 13, 18.
Jesus would not:  mŏvĕo A. Lit.: “movit et ad certos nescia membra modos,Tib. 1, 7, 38: “ut festis matrona moveri jussa diebus,to dance, “citharam cum vocetympana,id. H. 4, 48; to disturb:
No! Jesus and the apostles SPOKE A HYMN which is a PRAYER.
Psalms 30:3 O LORD, thou hast brought up my soul from the grave:
        thou hast kept me alive, that I should not go down to the pit.

Cic. Amic. 14 But if, on the other hand, the truth rather is that soul and body perish at the same time, and that no sensation remains, then, it follows that, as there is nothing good in death, so, of a certainty, there is nothing evil. For if a man has lost sensation the result is [p. 125] the same as if he had never been born; and yet the fact that Scipio was born is a joy to us and will cause this State to exult so long as it shall exist.
Psalms 30:4 Sing unto the LORD, O ye saints of his, and give thanks at the remembrance of his holiness.
-psallō , fut. [5] psallite Domino sancti eius et confitemini memoriae sanctitatis eius
Psalms 9:11 Sing praises [psallite] to the LORD, which dwelleth in Zion: declare [adnuntiate] among the people his doings.
nuntĭo (nunc- ), āvi, ātum, 1, v. a. nuntius, I. [select] to announce, declare, report, relate, narrate, make known, inform, give intelligence
Psalms 30:5 For his anger endureth but a moment; in his favour is life: weeping may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the morning.
Psalms 30:6 And in my prosperity I said, I shall never be moved.
Psalms 30:7 LORD, by thy favour thou hast made my mountain to stand strong: thou didst hide thy face, and I was troubled.
Psalms 30:8 I cried to thee, O LORD; and unto the LORD I made supplication.
Psalms 30:9 What profit is there in my blood, when I go down to the pit? Shall the dust praise thee? shall it declare thy truth?

The king of Babylon was sent into the pit or "hell" along with his still-breathing harpists and harps. They were buried alive.
Cic. Amic. 14 But if, on the other hand, the truth rather is that soul and body perish at the same time, and that no sensation remains, then, it follows that, as there is nothing good in death, so, of a certainty, there is nothing evil. For if a man has lost sensation the result is [p. 125] the same as if he had never been born; and yet the fact that Scipio was born is a joy to us and will cause this State to exult so long as it shall exist.
Psalms 30:10 Hear, O LORD, and have mercy upon me: LORD, be thou my helper.
Psalms 30:11 Thou hast turned for me my mourning into dancing: thou hast put off my sackcloth, and girded me with gladness;

plango  beating on the breast sign of grief, . “plaudo)tympana palmis,Cat. 64, 261

Gaudĭum , I.inward joy, joy, gladness, delight (opp. laetitia, joy which shows itself externally).
      the outward expressions of joy
: “feminarum praecipue et gaudia insignia erant et luctus,Liv. 22, 7, 12
In partic., sensual pleasure, delight, enjoyment (rare; not in Cic.; cf. “above the passage,
a). With dat.: “Herophile Phoebo grata,

Linguistically, the term “dance” in these two verses is most disputed. Somescholars believe that machowl is derived from chuwl, which means “to make an opening”33—a possible allusion to a “pipe” instrument. In fact this is the marginal reading given by the KJV. Psalm 149:3 states: “Let them praise his name in the dance” [or “with a pipe,” KJV margin]. Psalm 150:4 reads: “Praise him with the timbrel and dance” [or “pipe,”KJV margin]. Music Bacchiocchi

Herophile PRIESTESS of Apollo (Abaddon, Apollyon) Of human beings, , (cf.: uxor, mulier, matrona;” , .Applied as a term of reproach to men, ;A.a femalewoman, , : “ In gram., tunc femina simplex,the female character undisguised Juv. 6, 327
effeminate Ov. M. 12, 470Sil. 2, 361Suet. Caes. 22Just. 1, 3Curt. 3, 10 fin.
B.a femaleshe( bestiarum)II.the feminine genderQuint. 1, 6, 121, 4, 24

Ov. Met. 12.470

Full well I doo remember that Cymelius threw a dart
Which lyghted full in Nesseyes flank about his privie part
And think not you that Mops, the sonne of Ampycus, could doo
No good but onely prophesye. This stout Odites whoo

Had bothe the shapes of man and horse, by Mopsis dart was slayne,
And labouring for to speake his last he did but strive in vayne....
No better than a moother will I count thee whyle I live.
Remembrest not what shape by birth dame nature did thee give?
Forgettst thou how thou purchasedst this counterfetted shape
Of man? Consyderest what thou art by birth? and how for rape
Thou art become the thing thou art? Go take thy distaffe,

    "The Hithpa'el of nb', in the ancient texts, refers to ecstasy and delirium rather than to the emission of a 'prophecy'." (de Vaux, Roland, The Bible and the Ancient Near East, p. 243 Doubleday

    "Maniac inspirations, the violent possession which threw sibyls and priestesses into contortions--the foaming lip and streaming hair and glazed or glaring eyes-- have no place in the self-controlling dignity of Christian inspiration. Even Jewish prophets, in the paroxysm of emotion, might lie naked on the ground and rave (1 Sam. xix. 24); but the genuine inspiration in Christian ages never obliterates the self-consciousness or overpowers the reason. It abhors the hysteria and stimulation and frenzy which have sometimes disgraced revivalism and filled lunatic asylums." (Pulpit Commentary, 1 Cor., p. 460).

This is the triumph of Dionysos: god of wine and theatre,  raucous music and frenzied dance; god of the wild, weird and exotic;god of the ecstatic, sexual and fertile; god of mystery, madness and the irrational;  god of passion, comedy and tragedy; god of bloody raw feasts  and secret initiation rites; and, significantly, a deity also known as "the god of women."

II. The Androgynous Phallic God

Nowhere is the paradox of Dionysos more dramatic than in the stark contrast between the god of the phallus and the 'effeminate' god of women. Ancient sources make frequent reference to Dionysos as 'womanly' or 'not a real man' (Evans, 20-21; Jameson, 45); they sometimes dress him in women'
2 Maccabees 6

1 - Not long after this, the king sent an Athenian senator to compel the Jews to forsake the laws of their fathers and cease to live by the laws of God,
- and also to pollute the temple
in Jerusalem
and call it the temple of Olympian Zeus,
and to call the one in Gerizim the temple of Zeus the Friend of Strangers, as did the people who dwelt in that place.

> Ganymede:

GANYMEDE stands for anybody who, like his Two-Spirit native brother, the coupan of the sub-Arctic Konyagas, stands "drinking in the light of the MOON, the stars, absorbing all its brilliance and splendors to become a man of god."

"Upon hearing that Ganymede was to be cup bearer as well as Zeus' lover, the infinitely jealous Hera was outraged. Therefor Zeus set Ganymede's image among the stars as the constellation Aquarius [This IS the age of Aquarius], the water carrier. Aquarius was originally the Egyptian god over the Nile. The Egyptian god poured water not wine from a flagon.

"All of Zeus' scandalous liaisons have allegorical meanings. Zeus' torrid affair with Ganymede was a religious justification for homosexuality within the Greek culture.

Before the popularity of the Zeus and Ganymede myth spread, the only toleration for sodomy was an external form of goddess worship.  Cybele's male devotees tried to achieve unity with her by castrating themselves and dressing like women. .

.......... "While Platonic love needed women for regeneration purposes (grow the attendance)
....   ... the philosopher used this myth to justify his sexual feelings towards his all male pupils.

> "During the fourth century the Jews came under the influence of Greek Rationalism. In 332 BC Alexander of Macedonia defeated Darius III of Persia and the Greeks began to colonize Asia and Africa. The founded city-states in Tyre, Sidon, Gaza, Philadelphis (Amman) and Tripolis and even in Shechem.

Paul warned about the EMASCULATED priests of the Mother Goddess because he was a disciple
"In Egypt an ox is honored in place of the god. He is called Apis and he lives in isolation. If he ever goes among the people he stalks along while the lictors make way for him and throngs of boys accompany him, singing songs in his honor. He appears to understand what is happening and seems to wish to be adored. The throngs [of boys] sudddenly become inspired and prophesy the future. (Pliny, Natural History)

Consequently Apollo (Abaddon, Apollyon) was god of prophets and musicians and Pan was god of medicine, music and divination.

"Here singing served as a means of inducing ecstatic prophecy (speaking in tongues).

Thus the essential relationship between music and prophecy can be clearly seen. This relationship also explains why the expression for "making music" and "prophesying" was often identical in the ancient tongues. origen contra celsum 8.67.

The Hebrew word Naba signifies not only "to prophesy" but also "to make music." (Quasten, Johannes, Music and Worship in Pagan and Christian Antiquity, p. 39)

Suet. Jul. 222  Elated now with his success, he could not refrain from boasting, a few days afterwards, in a full senate-house, that he had, in spite of his enemies, and to their great mortification, obtained all he desired, and that for the future he would make them, to their shame, submissive to his pleasure. One of the senators observing, sarcastically: "That will not be very easy for a woman2 to do," he jocosely replied, "Semiramis formerly reigned in Assyria, and the Amazons possessed great part of Asia

Curt. 3.10
10] irent et inbellibus feminis aurum viri eriperent, aspera montium suorum iuga nudasque calles et perpetuo rigentes gelu divitibus Persarum campis agrisque mutarent.
laetĭtĭawholly dissolved in pleasure Bacchus
Verg. A. 1, 734
When the main feast is over, they replace
the banquet with huge bowls, and crown the wine
with ivy-leaf and rose. Loud rings the roof
with echoing voices; from the gilded vault
far-blazing cressets swing, or torches bright...

On a gilded Iyre
the flowing-haired Iopas woke a song
taught him by famous Atlas: of the moon
he sang, the wanderer, and what the sun's
vast labors be;...
Loudly the Tyrians their minstrel praised,
and Troy gave prompt applause. Dido the while
with varying talk prolonged the fateful night,
and drank both long and deep of love and wine.
See My Enemies will NOT triumph over Me.

Psalm 40.12 in hoc cognovi quoniam voluisti me quoniam non gaudebit inimicus meus super me

Gaudĭum , I.inward joy, joy, gladness, delight (opp. laetitia, joy which shows itself externally).
      the outward expressions of joy
: feminarum praecipue et gaudia insignia erant et luctus,Liv. 22, 7, 12
In partic., sensual pleasure, delight, enjoyment (rare; not in Cic.; cf. “above the passage,
a). With dat.: “Herophile Phoebo grata,
Herophile PRIESTESS of Apollo (Abaddon, Apollyon) Of human beings, , (cf.: uxor, mulier, matrona;” , .Applied as a term of reproach to men, ;A.a femalewoman, , : “ In gram., tunc femina simplex,the female character undisguised Juv. 6, 327 effeminate Ov. M. 12, 470Sil. 2, 361Suet. Caes. 22Just. 1, 3Curt. 3, 10 fin. B.a female she( bestiarum )II.the feminine genderQuint. 1, 6, 121, 4, 24

Remembering that God abandoned Israel to worship the starry host BECAUSE ofmusical idolatry at Mount Sinai.  The Jewish Encyclopedia agrees and the Jews had  a COVENANT WITH DEATH as marked by wild music and dancing

The Testament of Truth (IX,3) in the Nag Hammadi Codex also talks of Solomon's commanding of demons to build his temple (2nd-3rd cent. CE):

"They are wicked in their behavior! Some of them fall away to the worship of idols. Others have demons dwelling with them, as did David the king. He is the one who laid the foundation of Jerusalem; and his son Solomon, whom he begat in adultery, is the one who built Jerusalem by means of the demons, because he received power. When he had finished building, he imprisoned the demons in the temple. He placed them into seven waterpots. They remained a long time in the waterpots, abandoned there. When the Romans went up to Jerusalem, they discovered the waterpots, and immediately the demons ran out of the waterpots, as those who escape from prison. And the waterpots remained pure thereafter. And since those days, they dwell with men who are in ignorance, and they have remained upon the earth.

Who, then, is David? And who is Solomon? And what is the foundation? And what is the wall which surrounds Jerusalem? And who are the demons? And what are the waterpots? And who are the Romans? But these are mysteries ..

The Spirit of Christ warned about the Lying Pen of The Scribes (speakers, singers, writers, instrument players) called hypocrites. They said that the stones were just put into place by magic but the LEVITE MUSIC players performed Makes-Work noise and made Israelites into slaves.


Click for 2 Samuel 6 to see how GOD sees people engaging in what Carol Wimber using music to create a sexual-like climactic experience with the Spirt


H4234 mâchôl maw-khole' From H2342 ; a (round) dance:—dance (-cing)
H2342 chűl chı̂yl khool, kheel A primitive root; properly to twist or whirl (in a circular or spiral manner), that is, (specifically) to dance, to writhe in pain (especially of parturition) or fear; figuratively to wait, to pervert:
The sons of Mahol belonged to a Canaanite-like guild of musical propheseers or “wise men  “Such terms as ‘Asaph,’ ‘Heman’ and ‘Ethan’ or ‘Jeduthun’ are evidently used by the  Chronicler to designate musical guilds, and in the case of ‘Heman’ and ‘Ethan’ are closely paralleled by scores of abbreviated names found at Ugarit and elsewhere, and are characteristically Canaanite and early, not appearing in later Hebrew lists of contemporary names.”(Unger, Merrill, Archaeology and the Old Testament, Zondervan, P. 217
Mowinckel in The Psalms in Israel’s Worship, II, p. 212 says that the verb translated as musician means “smoothing the countenance of Yahweh.

Of Ceremonial objects: On occasion, objects have been used to compel the sacred (or divine) realm to act or react in a way that is favourable to the participants of the ceremonies or to the persons or activities with which such rituals are concerned, or to prevent the transcendent realm from harming or endangering them.

These objects thus can be mediatory devices to contact the divine world,
        as, for example, the drums of shamans (religious personages
        with healing and psychic-transformation powers).
Conversely, they can be mediatory devices used by a god or other supernatural being to relate to man in the profane realm.

They may also be used to ensure that a chief or sovereign of a tribe or nation achieves,
and is recognized to have, the status of divinity in cultic or community ceremonies.
        Of such a nature may be phallic cults.
Azazel is the chief of the Se'irim, or goat-demons, who haunted the desert and to whom most primitive Semitic (most likely non-Hebrew) tribes offered sacrifices.

The Old Testament states that Jeroboam appointed priests for the Se'irim. But Josiah destroyed the places of their worship, as the practices accompanying this worship involved copulation of women with goats.

The Se'irim, or hairy demons as the word itself means, are mentioned in Leviticus 17:7 and 2 Chronicles 11:15 as "goat-demons". Isaiah 34:14 says that the "goat-demons" greet each other amoung the ruins of Edom along with Lilith and other wild beast

"The religious poetry of the Ugaritic texts has been shown to have close affinities with the Phraseology of the Hebrew Psalms. From the same sources come references to a class of Temple personnel designated by the term serim, who exercised functions similar to those of the Hebrew singers during the monarchy and later times. Some of the servants of David who were designated in 1 Kings 4:31 by (a) term meaning 'aboriginal' or 'native sons,' and who possessed Canaanite names such as Heman, Chalcol, and Darda, were engaged in various forms of musical activity.

As such they were described by the phrase 'sons of Mahol,' a Hebrew term closely related to (the Greek), used of a semi-circular area in which the Greek chorus danced, and meaning 'members of the orchestral guild.'

"A further reflection of this musical interest became apparent when Megiddo was excavated and the treasure room of the royal palace was uncovered. From this area was recovered a plaque inlaid with ivory, depicting a royal personage seated on a throne. He was drinking from a small bowl, and was being entertained by a court musician who stood before him plucking the strings of a lyre." (See Amos 5; 6; 8)

"With the later days of Solomon came a resurgence of Canaanite idolatry, and when the kingdom began to function as two separate units, the breach between the religious life of the north and south was accentuated." (Harrison, R. K., Introduction to the Old Testament, Eerdmans, p. 335-6, see p. 411).

Psalms 30:12 To the end that my glory may sing praise to thee, and not be silent. O LORD my God, I will give thanks unto thee for ever.


The Romans, at their own request, obtain from them
skilled performers-the proper seasons-the name too, for it is said they are called Ludi, from Lydi. And though Varro derives the name of Ludi from Ludus, that is, from play, as they called the Luperci also Ludii, because they ran about making sport; still that sporting of young men belongs, (playful or ludicrous) in his view, to festal days and temples, and objects of religious veneration.

Matthew 27:29 And when they had platted a crown of thorns, they put it upon his head, and a reed in his right hand:
        and they bowed the knee before him,
        and mocked him, saying, Hail, King of the Jews!
Matthew 27:31 And after that they had mocked him, they took the robe off from him,
        and put his own raiment on him, and led him away to crucify him.

illūdo (inl-
I  Neutr., to play at or with any thing, to sport with, amuse one's self with (syn. colludo; cf. ludificor).
1. To scoff or mock at, to make a laughing-stock of, to ridicule (so most freq.): “satis superbe illuditis me,
feminarum illustrium capitibus,”  : illusa pictae vestis inania, rhetorum),
How to use PSALLO to turn captives into WOMEN
Grant, then, forgiveness to the Lydians, and to
make sure of their never rebelling against thee, or alarming thee more,
send and
forbid them to keep any weapons of war, command them to wear tunics under their cloaks, and to put buskins upon their legs,
..........and make them bring up their sons to cithern-playing (Kitharizein), singing (psallein),
..........and shop-keeping (Hucksterism). 
So wilt thou soon see them become women instead of men,
and there will be no more fear of their revolting from thee."

-[4] Ludoisi de sungnômęn echôn tade autoisi epitaxon, hôs męte aposteôsi męte deinoi toi eôsi: apeipe men sphi pempsas hopla aręia mę ektęsthai, keleue de spheas kithônas -[khiton  David's garment] te hupodunein toisi heimasi kai kothornous hupodeesthai, proeipe d' autoisi -kitharizein te kai psallein kai kapęleuein [prostitutes, petty trade, playing tricks, corrupting] paideuein tous paidas. kai tacheôs spheas ô basileu gunaikas ant' andrôn opseai gegonotas, hôste ouden deinoi toi esontai mę aposteôsi."

The word kitharizo means to PLAY THE CITHARA and does not include singing.

-Kitharizô 1 [kitharis] to play the cithara, phormingi [Apollo] kitharize Il., Hes.; luręi eraton kitharizôn Hhymn. (so that there can have been no great difference between the kithara, lura, and phorminx ); kitharizein ouk epistatai, of an uneducated person,

-Kithar-isis , eôs, hę, playing on the cithara, Pl.Prt.325e; k. psilę, i.e. without the voice, Id.Lg.669e, cf. Pae.Delph.15; aulęsis kai k. Phld.Mus.p.23 K.

-Arassô ,of any violent impact, with collat. notion of rattling, clanging, as of horses, hoplais, pound in a mortar, strike with a shower of stones.
a). kitharēn strike the lyre, Orph.A.382; humnon, melos, etc., Nonn.D.1.15,440, etc.
2. c. dat. modi, arassein tina oneidesi, kakois, assail with reproaches or threats,
II. Pass., to be dashed against, dash one against the other
Pound in a mortar, “holmō a.Nic. Th.508

When they MOCKED Jesus the prophecy used the word Alarm or Triumph which is to play loud wind instruments and make a loud rejoicing sound.
G1702 empaizō emp-aheed'-zo From G1722 and G3815 ; to jeer at, that is, deride:
Empaizō , fut. A.-xomaiLXXHb.1.10: pf. empepaikha ib.Nu.22.29:— mock at, mock, “tiniHdt.4.134;
3. Pass., to be deluded, Ev.Matt.2.16, AP10.56.2 (Pall.), Vett.Val.16.14; to be defrauded, of the revenues, Cod.Just.1.34.2.
II. sport in or on, “hōs nebros khloerais e. leimakos hēdonaisE.Ba. 866 (lyr.); tois khoroisin e. to sport in the dance, Ar.Th.975; “ gumnasiōLuc.Lex.5. 
E.Ba. 866 Euripides, Bacchae ........OnLine Text
Shall I move my white foot in the night-long dance, aroused to a frenzy, [865] throwing my head to the dewy air, like a fawn sporting in the green pleasures of the meadow, when it has escaped a fearful chase beyond the watchers [870] over the well-woven nets, and the hunter hastens his dogs [Catamites] on their course with his call, while she, with great exertion and a storm-swift running, rushes along the plain by the river, rejoicing [875] in the solitude apart from men and in the thickets of the shady-foliaged woods.
What is wisdom? Or what greater honor do the gods give to mortals than to hold one's hand [880] in strength over the head of enemies? What is good is always dear.
Empaiktęs , ou, ho,A. mocker, deceiver, LXXIs.3.4, 2 Ep.Pet.3.3, Ep.Jud. 18.
2 Peter 2:13 And shall receive the reward of unrighteousness, as they that count it pleasure to riot in the day time. Spots they are and blemishes, sporting themselves with their own deceivings while they feast with you;

Entrupo (g1792) en-troo-fah'-o; from 1722 and 5171; to revel in: - sporting selves.

Truphaô , ( [truphę]
2. part. truphōn as Adj., effeminate, luxurious, Ar.Nu.48, etc.; “t. kai amelēsPl.Lg.901a; “to truphōneffeminacy, Ar.V.1455 (lyr.); also of things, dainty, delicate,  “paison,
II. to be licentious, run riot, wax wanton, Ar.Lys.405, etc.; to be extravagant

Paison paizô [pais]
2. esp. dance, “paisateOd.8.251; “dōma peristenakhizeto possin andrōn paizontōn23.147, cf. Hes.Sc.277; “p. te kai khoreuein
alla pepaistai metriōs hēmin, of the chorus,
4. play on a musical instrument, h.Ap.206: c. acc., “Pan ho kalamophthogga paizōnAr.Ra.230; dance and sing, Pi. O.1.16.
play amorously,



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