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Theasaurus: Dancing

14 Bible Verses about Dancing

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Ecclesiastes 3:4

A time to weep, and a time to laugh; A time to mourn, and a time to dance;

Psalm 30:11

Thou hast turned for me my mourning into dancing; thou hast loosed my sackcloth, and girded me with gladness;

Jeremiah 31:13

Then shall the virgin rejoice in the dance, and the young men and old together; for I will turn their mourning into gladness, and will comfort them, and make them rejoice after their sorrow.

2 Samuel 6:14

And David danced before Jehovah with all his might; and David was girded with a linen ephod.

Psalm 150:1-6

Hallelujah! Praise God in his sanctuary; praise him in the firmament of his power. Praise him in his mighty acts; praise him according to the abundance of his greatness. Praise him with the sound of the trumpet; praise him with lute and harp;read more.
Praise him with the tambour and dance; praise him with stringed instruments and the pipe; Praise him with loud cymbals; praise him with high sounding cymbals. Let everything that hath breath praise Jah. Hallelujah!

Jeremiah 31:4

I will build thee again, and thou shalt be built, O virgin of Israel! Thou shalt again be adorned with thy tambours, and shalt go forth in the dances of them that make merry.

Job 21:11

They send forth their little ones like a flock, and their children dance.

Judges 11:34

Then Jephthah came to his home at Mizpah; and behold, his daughter came out to meet him with timbrels and with dances; she was his only child; beside her he had neither son nor daughter.

Exodus 15:20-21

And Miriam the prophetess, the sister of Aaron, took the tambour in her hand, and all the women went out after her with tambours and with dances. And Miriam answered them, Sing to Jehovah, for he is highly exalted: The horse and his rider hath he thrown into the sea.

Psalm 100:1-5

{A Psalm of thanksgiving.} Shout aloud unto Jehovah, all the earth! Serve Jehovah with joy: come before his presence with exultation. Know that Jehovah is God: it is he that hath made us, and not we ourselves; we are his people, and the sheep of his pasture.read more.
Enter into his gates with thanksgiving and into his courts with praise; give thanks unto him, bless his name: For Jehovah is good; his loving-kindness endureth for ever; and his faithfulness from generation to generation.

Exodus 15:20

And Miriam the prophetess, the sister of Aaron, took the tambour in her hand, and all the women went out after her with tambours and with dances.

1 Chronicles 15:29

And it came to pass as the ark of the covenant of Jehovah came to the city of David, that Michal the daughter of Saul looked through a window, and saw king David dancing and playing; and she despised him in her heart.

From Thematic Bible


Dancing » Worldly

Job 21:11

They send forth their little ones like a flock, and their children dance.

1 Samuel 30:16

And he brought him down, and behold, they were spread over the whole land, eating and drinking, and dancing, because of all the great spoil that they had taken out of the land of the Philistines, and out of the land of Judah.

Judges 11:34

Then Jephthah came to his home at Mizpah; and behold, his daughter came out to meet him with timbrels and with dances; she was his only child; beside her he had neither son nor daughter.

Judges 21:21

and watch; if the daughters of Shiloh come out to dance in the dances, then come out of the vineyards and seize each man his wife from the daughters of Shiloh, and go to the land of Benjamin.

Dancing » Before the lord

Exodus 15:20

And Miriam the prophetess, the sister of Aaron, took the tambour in her hand, and all the women went out after her with tambours and with dances.

2 Samuel 6:14

And David danced before Jehovah with all his might; and David was girded with a linen ephod.

Dancing » Herodias dances in the presence of herod (antipas)

Matthew 14:6

But when Herod's birthday was celebrated, the daughter of Herodias danced before them, and pleased Herod;

Mark 6:22

and the daughter of the same Herodias having come in, and danced, pleased Herod and those that were with him at table; and the king said to the damsel, Ask of me whatsoever thou wilt and I will give it thee.

Dancing » Idolatrous

Exodus 32:25

And Moses saw the people how they were stripped; for Aaron had stripped them to their shame before their adversaries.