Psalm 68:25 and Psalm 87:7 show that Nagan and Chalal or halal can mean the same
thing: to play on musical instruments which was associated with
treading out new wine and symbolic of God's treading out His wrath as
He has the commics in sore derision.
he changed his behaviour before
them, and feigned himself mad (halal) in their hands, and drummed on the doors of the
gate, and let his spittle fall down upon his
beard. 1 Sam 21:13
susceptible the Hebrews were to magical, charismatic music, the king of
Gath knew that the "spirit" came out of the vats:
I (Achish) need of mad men, that ye have brought
this fellow to play (rave like) the mad man in my presence? shall
this fellow come into my house? 1Sam 21:15
Don't let him in.
days of visitation are come, the days of recompence are come; Israel
shall know it: the prophet is a fool, the spiritual man is mad, for the multitude of
thine iniquity, and the great hatred. Ho.9:7
Lord hath made thee priest in the stead of Jehoiada the priest, that ye
should be officers in the house of the Lord, for every man that is mad, and maketh himself a prophet, that thou shouldest
put him in prison, and in the stocks. Je.29:26
David's halal praise would not admit
him into the company of Achish do you think it could "bring the worshipers
into the presence of God?"
the people who hire them think that the froth from gone-wild, charismatic speaking is the holy spirit
Pachazuwth (h6350) pakh-az-ooth';
from 6348; frivolity: - lightness.
Pachaz (h6349) pakh'-az; from
6348; ebullition, i. e. froth (fig. lust): - unstable
Pachaz (h6348) paw-khaz'; a
prim. root; to bubble up or froth (as boiling
water), i. e. (fig.) to be unimportant: - light.
the terms used in Ephesians 4 and 5 before he warned
against the buffons and demanded that the Spirit come from the Words of
Christ and be the only source of teaching.
prophets are light and treacherous persons:
her priests have polluted the sanctuary, they have done violence (Chamac) to the law. Zeph 3:4
pollute a place or thing is to deprive it of its
rightful role. These false prophets always used
music and did great damage to the Law of God. Pollute is:
Chalal (h2490) khaw-lal'; a
prim. root [comp. 2470]; prop. to bore, i. e. (by impl.) to wound, to dissolve; figurativ. to profane
(a person, place or thing), to break (one's word), to begin (as if by
an "opening wedge"); denom. (from 2485) to play (the flute): defile, break, defile, eat (as common things), gather the grape thereof, take inheritance, pipe, player on instruments, pollute, (cast as) profane
(self), prostitute, slay (slain), sorrow,