Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Speaking to yourselves in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody in your heart to the Lord;

General references

Bible References

To yourselves

Acts 16:25
But about the middle of the night, Paul and Silas were making prayers and songs to God in the hearing of the prisoners;
1 Corinthians 14:26
What is it then, my brothers? when you come together everyone has a holy song, or a revelation, or a tongue, or is giving the sense of it. Let everything be done for the common good.
Colossians 3:16
Let the word of Christ be in you in all wealth of wisdom; teaching and helping one another with songs of praise and holy words, making melody to God with grace in your hearts.
James 5:13
Is anyone among you in trouble? let him say prayers. Is anyone glad? let him make a song of praise.


Psalm 47:7
For God is the King of all the earth; make songs of praise with knowledge.
Psalm 62:8
Have faith in him at all times, you people; let your hearts go flowing out before him: God is our safe place. (Selah.)
Psalm 105:3
Have glory in his holy name; let the hearts of those who are searching after the Lord be glad.
Psalm 147:7
Make songs of praise to the Lord; make melody to our God with instruments of music.
Isaiah 65:14
My servants will make songs in the joy of their hearts, but you will be crying for sorrow, and making sounds of grief from a broken spirit.
Matthew 15:8
These people give me honour with their lips, but their heart is far from me.
John 4:23
But the time is coming, and is even now here, when the true worshippers will give worship to the Father in the true way of the spirit, for these are the worshippers desired by the Father.

General references

Psalm 81:2
Take up the melody, playing on an instrument of music, even on corded instruments.
Isaiah 24:9
There is no more drinking of wine with a song; strong drink will be bitter to those who take it.

Basic English, produced by Mr C. K. Ogden of the Orthological Institute - public domain