Flute-players - Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words
Flute-players[ 1,,G834, auletes ]
a flute-player" (from auleo, "to play the flute"), occurs in Matthew 9:23 (AV, "minstrel"), and Revelation 18:22 (AV, "pipers"). In the papyri writings of the time the word is chiefly associated with religious matters (Moulton and Milligan, Vocab.). Cp. MINSTREL.