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9 Bible Verses about ancient Choirs

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Nehemiah 12:46

For of old, in the days of David and Asaph, there were the chiefs of the singers, and songs of praise and thanksgivings to God.

Nehemiah 12:40

And both choirs stood in the house of God, and I, and the half of the rulers with me;

Psalm 44:1

{To the chief Musician. Of the sons of Korah. An instruction.} O God, with our ears have we heard, our fathers have told us, the work thou wroughtest in their days, in the days of old:

Psalm 21:1

{To the chief Musician. A Psalm of David.} The king shall joy in thy strength, Jehovah; and in thy salvation how greatly shall he rejoice.

Habakkuk 3:19

Jehovah, the Lord, is my strength, And he maketh my feet like hinds' feet, And he will make me to walk upon my high places. To the chief Musician. On my stringed instruments.

Psalm 24:7

Lift up your heads, ye gates, and be ye lifted up, ye everlasting doors, and the King of glory shall come in.

Psalm 66:1

{To the chief Musician. A Song: a Psalm.} Shout aloud unto God, all the earth:

Exodus 15:21

And Miriam answered them, Sing to Jehovah, for he is highly exalted: The horse and his rider hath he thrown into the sea.

Psalm 61:1

{To the chief Musician. On a stringed instrument. A Psalm of David.} Hear, O God, my cry; attend unto my prayer.

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ancient Choirs » A militant choir, songs lead to victory

Ecclesiastes 2:8

I gathered me also silver and gold, and the peculiar treasure of kings and of the provinces; I got me men-singers and women-singers, and the delights of the children of men, a wife and concubines.

2 Chronicles 35:15

And the singers, the sons of Asaph, were in their place, according to the commandment of David, and Asaph, and Heman, and Jeduthun the king's seer; and the doorkeepers were at every gate; they had not to depart from their service, for their brethren the Levites prepared for them.

2 Chronicles 20:21

And he consulted with the people, and appointed singers to Jehovah, and those that should praise in holy splendour, as they went forth before the armed men, and say, Give thanks to Jehovah; for his loving-kindness endureth for ever!

2 Chronicles 23:13

And she looked, and behold, the king stood on his dais at the entrance, and the princes and the trumpets were by the king; and all the people of the land rejoiced, and blew with trumpets; and the singers were there with the instruments of music, and such as taught to sing praise. And Athaliah rent her garments, and said, Conspiracy! Conspiracy!

Ezra 2:65

besides their servants and their maids, of whom there were seven thousand three hundred and thirty-seven; and they had two hundred singing men and singing women.

More verses: Nehemiah 12:42

ancient Choirs » A great chorus choir God gave to heman fourteen sons and three daughters

1 Chronicles 25:6-7

All these were under the direction of their fathers Asaph, Jeduthun, and Heman, for song in the house of Jehovah, with cymbals, lutes and harps, for the service of the house of God, under the direction of the king. And the number of them, with their brethren that were instructed in the songs of Jehovah, all of them skilful, was two hundred and eighty-eight.

ancient Choirs » Vested choir led by precentor

1 Chronicles 15:27

And David was clothed with a robe of byssus, and all the Levites that bore the ark, and the singers, and Chenaniah chief of the music of the singers; and David had upon him a linen ephod.

ancient Choirs » Regularly employed

1 Chronicles 9:33

And these were the singers, chief fathers of the Levites, who were in the chambers free from service; for they were employed day and night.

Music » ancient Choirs » A militant choir, songs lead to victory

Ecclesiastes 2:8

I gathered me also silver and gold, and the peculiar treasure of kings and of the provinces; I got me men-singers and women-singers, and the delights of the children of men, a wife and concubines.

2 Chronicles 35:15

And the singers, the sons of Asaph, were in their place, according to the commandment of David, and Asaph, and Heman, and Jeduthun the king's seer; and the doorkeepers were at every gate; they had not to depart from their service, for their brethren the Levites prepared for them.

2 Chronicles 20:21

And he consulted with the people, and appointed singers to Jehovah, and those that should praise in holy splendour, as they went forth before the armed men, and say, Give thanks to Jehovah; for his loving-kindness endureth for ever!

2 Chronicles 23:13

And she looked, and behold, the king stood on his dais at the entrance, and the princes and the trumpets were by the king; and all the people of the land rejoiced, and blew with trumpets; and the singers were there with the instruments of music, and such as taught to sing praise. And Athaliah rent her garments, and said, Conspiracy! Conspiracy!

Ezra 2:65

besides their servants and their maids, of whom there were seven thousand three hundred and thirty-seven; and they had two hundred singing men and singing women.

More verses: Nehemiah 12:42

Music » ancient Choirs » A great chorus choir God gave to heman fourteen sons and three daughters

1 Chronicles 25:6-7

All these were under the direction of their fathers Asaph, Jeduthun, and Heman, for song in the house of Jehovah, with cymbals, lutes and harps, for the service of the house of God, under the direction of the king. And the number of them, with their brethren that were instructed in the songs of Jehovah, all of them skilful, was two hundred and eighty-eight.

Music » ancient Choirs » Assisted by an orchestra

1 Chronicles 15:16

And David spoke to the chief of the Levites to appoint their brethren, the singers, with instruments of music, lutes, and harps, and cymbals, that they should sound aloud, lifting up the voice with joy.

Music » ancient Choirs » Vested choir led by precentor

1 Chronicles 15:27

And David was clothed with a robe of byssus, and all the Levites that bore the ark, and the singers, and Chenaniah chief of the music of the singers; and David had upon him a linen ephod.

Music » ancient Choirs » Regularly employed

1 Chronicles 9:33

And these were the singers, chief fathers of the Levites, who were in the chambers free from service; for they were employed day and night.

Singers » ancient Choirs » A militant choir, songs lead to victory

Ecclesiastes 2:8

I gathered me also silver and gold, and the peculiar treasure of kings and of the provinces; I got me men-singers and women-singers, and the delights of the children of men, a wife and concubines.

2 Chronicles 35:15

And the singers, the sons of Asaph, were in their place, according to the commandment of David, and Asaph, and Heman, and Jeduthun the king's seer; and the doorkeepers were at every gate; they had not to depart from their service, for their brethren the Levites prepared for them.

2 Chronicles 20:21

And he consulted with the people, and appointed singers to Jehovah, and those that should praise in holy splendour, as they went forth before the armed men, and say, Give thanks to Jehovah; for his loving-kindness endureth for ever!

2 Chronicles 23:13

And she looked, and behold, the king stood on his dais at the entrance, and the princes and the trumpets were by the king; and all the people of the land rejoiced, and blew with trumpets; and the singers were there with the instruments of music, and such as taught to sing praise. And Athaliah rent her garments, and said, Conspiracy! Conspiracy!

Ezra 2:65

besides their servants and their maids, of whom there were seven thousand three hundred and thirty-seven; and they had two hundred singing men and singing women.

More verses: Nehemiah 12:42

Singers » ancient Choirs » A great chorus choir God gave to heman fourteen sons and three daughters

1 Chronicles 25:6-7

All these were under the direction of their fathers Asaph, Jeduthun, and Heman, for song in the house of Jehovah, with cymbals, lutes and harps, for the service of the house of God, under the direction of the king. And the number of them, with their brethren that were instructed in the songs of Jehovah, all of them skilful, was two hundred and eighty-eight.

Singers » ancient Choirs » Assisted by an orchestra

1 Chronicles 15:16

And David spoke to the chief of the Levites to appoint their brethren, the singers, with instruments of music, lutes, and harps, and cymbals, that they should sound aloud, lifting up the voice with joy.

Singers » ancient Choirs » Vested choir led by precentor

1 Chronicles 15:27

And David was clothed with a robe of byssus, and all the Levites that bore the ark, and the singers, and Chenaniah chief of the music of the singers; and David had upon him a linen ephod.

Singers » ancient Choirs » Regularly employed

1 Chronicles 9:33

And these were the singers, chief fathers of the Levites, who were in the chambers free from service; for they were employed day and night.

Singing » ancient Choirs » A militant choir, songs lead to victory

Ecclesiastes 2:8

I gathered me also silver and gold, and the peculiar treasure of kings and of the provinces; I got me men-singers and women-singers, and the delights of the children of men, a wife and concubines.

2 Chronicles 35:15

And the singers, the sons of Asaph, were in their place, according to the commandment of David, and Asaph, and Heman, and Jeduthun the king's seer; and the doorkeepers were at every gate; they had not to depart from their service, for their brethren the Levites prepared for them.

2 Chronicles 20:21

And he consulted with the people, and appointed singers to Jehovah, and those that should praise in holy splendour, as they went forth before the armed men, and say, Give thanks to Jehovah; for his loving-kindness endureth for ever!

2 Chronicles 23:13

And she looked, and behold, the king stood on his dais at the entrance, and the princes and the trumpets were by the king; and all the people of the land rejoiced, and blew with trumpets; and the singers were there with the instruments of music, and such as taught to sing praise. And Athaliah rent her garments, and said, Conspiracy! Conspiracy!

Ezra 2:65

besides their servants and their maids, of whom there were seven thousand three hundred and thirty-seven; and they had two hundred singing men and singing women.

More verses: Nehemiah 12:42

Singing » ancient Choirs » A great chorus choir God gave to heman fourteen sons and three daughters

1 Chronicles 25:6-7

All these were under the direction of their fathers Asaph, Jeduthun, and Heman, for song in the house of Jehovah, with cymbals, lutes and harps, for the service of the house of God, under the direction of the king. And the number of them, with their brethren that were instructed in the songs of Jehovah, all of them skilful, was two hundred and eighty-eight.

Singing » ancient Choirs » Assisted by an orchestra

1 Chronicles 15:16

And David spoke to the chief of the Levites to appoint their brethren, the singers, with instruments of music, lutes, and harps, and cymbals, that they should sound aloud, lifting up the voice with joy.

Singing » ancient Choirs » Vested choir led by precentor

1 Chronicles 15:27

And David was clothed with a robe of byssus, and all the Levites that bore the ark, and the singers, and Chenaniah chief of the music of the singers; and David had upon him a linen ephod.

Singing » ancient Choirs » Regularly employed

1 Chronicles 9:33

And these were the singers, chief fathers of the Levites, who were in the chambers free from service; for they were employed day and night.