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In ancient Israel, each city had a person positioned upon the wall in order to call out a warning about the approach of unexpected and possibly hostile people. This watchman had to “sound the trumpet” if an enemy was approaching, so that the townspeople could get ready for an attack. Prophets in Israel took on the function of spiritual “watchmen” (Ezekiel 3:17; Jeremiah 6:17), warning the people of impending punishment by God unless the nation changed its way.
hôrn (Hebrew and Aramaic קרן, ḳeren; κέρας, kéras; for the “ram’s horn” (יובל, yōbhēl) of Joshua 6 see MUSIC, and for the “inkhorn” of Ezekiel 9:1-11 (קסת, ḳeṣeth) see separate article):
Blow the Trumpet