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30 Bible Verses about Singers

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1 Chronicles 9:33

The singers, the heads of Levite families, stayed in the [temple] chambers and were exempt from other tasks because they were on duty day and night.

1 Chronicles 15:16

Then David told the leaders of the Levites to appoint their relatives as singers and to have them raise their voices with joy accompanied by musical instruments-harps, lyres, and cymbals.

1 Chronicles 15:27

Now David was dressed in a robe of fine linen, as were all the Levites who were carrying the ark, as well as the singers and Chenaniah, the music leader of the singers. David also wore a linen ephod.

1 Chronicles 25:6

All these men were under their own fathers' authority for the music in the Lord's temple, with cymbals, harps, and lyres for the service of God's temple. Asaph, Jeduthun, and Heman were under the king's authority.

1 Chronicles 25:7

Together with their relatives who were all trained and skillful in music for the Lord, they numbered 288.

2 Chronicles 20:21

Then he consulted with the people and appointed some to sing for the Lord and some to praise the splendor of [His] holiness. When they went out in front of the armed forces, they kept singing: Give thanks to the Lord, for His faithful love endures forever.

2 Chronicles 23:13

As she looked, there was the king standing by his pillar at the entrance. The commanders and the trumpeters were by the king, and all the people of the land were rejoicing and blowing trumpets while the singers with musical instruments were leading the praise. Athaliah tore her clothes and screamed, "Treason, treason!"

2 Chronicles 35:15

The singers, the descendants of Asaph, were at their stations according to the command of David, Asaph, Heman, and Jeduthun the king's seer. Also, the gatekeepers were at each gate. Because their Levite brothers had made preparations for them, none of them left their tasks.

Ezra 2:65

not including their 7,337 male and female slaves, and their 200 male and female singers.

Nehemiah 12:42

and Maaseiah, Shemaiah, Eleazar, Uzzi, Jehohanan, Malchijah, Elam, and Ezer. Then the singers sang, with Jezrahiah as the leader.

Ecclesiastes 2:8

I also amassed silver and gold for myself, and the treasure of kings and provinces. I gathered male and female singers for myself, and many concubines, the delights of men.

Nehemiah 12:31

Then I brought the leaders of Judah up on top of the wall, and I appointed two large processions that gave thanks. One went to the right on the wall, toward the Dung Gate.

Nehemiah 7:1

When the wall had been rebuilt and I had the doors installed, the gatekeepers, singers, and Levites were appointed.

Ezekiel 40:44

Outside the inner gate, within the inner court, there were chambers for the singers: one beside the north gate, facing south, and another beside the south gate, facing north.

Amos 8:3

In that day the temple songs will become wailing"-the Lord God 's declaration. "Many dead bodies, thrown everywhere! Silence!"

1 Chronicles 15:17-18

So the Levites appointed Heman son of Joel; from his relatives, Asaph son of Berechiah; and from their relatives the Merarites, Ethan son of Kushaiah. With them were their relatives second in rank: Zechariah, Jaaziel, Shemiramoth, Jehiel, Unni, Eliab, Benaiah, Maaseiah, Mattithiah, Eliphelehu, Mikneiah, and the gatekeepers Obed-edom and Jeiel.

Psalm 87:7

Singers and dancers alike [will say], "All my springs are in you."

Nehemiah 7:67

not including their 7,337 male and female slaves, as well as their 245 male and female singers.

Nehemiah 7:44

The singers [included]: Asaph's descendants 148

Ezra 2:41

The singers [included]: Asaph's descendants 128

Nehemiah 11:22

The leader of the Levites in Jerusalem was Uzzi son of Bani, son of Hashabiah, son of Mattaniah, son of Mica, of the descendants of Asaph, who were singers for the service of God's house.

Nehemiah 10:28

The rest of the people-the priests, Levites, singers, gatekeepers, and temple servants, along with their wives, sons, and daughters, everyone who is able to understand and who has separated themselves from the surrounding peoples to [obey] the law of God-

Ezra 10:24

The singers: Eliashib. The gatekeepers: Shallum, Telem, and Uri.

Nehemiah 12:46

For long ago, in the days of David and Asaph, there were leaders of the singers and songs of praise and thanksgiving to God.

Ezra 7:24

Be advised that tribute, duty, and land tax must not be imposed on any priests, Levites, singers, doorkeepers, temple servants, or [other] servants of this house of God.

2 Samuel 19:35

I'm now 80 years old. Can I discern what is pleasant and what is not? Can your servant taste what he eats or drinks? Can I still hear the voice of male and female singers? Why should your servant be an added burden to my lord the king?

Ezra 7:7

Some of the Israelites, priests, Levites, singers, gatekeepers, and temple servants accompanied [him] to Jerusalem in the seventh year of King Artaxerxes.

Psalm 68:25

Singers lead the way, with musicians following; among them are young women playing tambourines.

1 Chronicles 15:22

Chenaniah, the leader of the Levites in music, was to direct the music because he was skillful.

Ecclesiastes 12:4

and the doors at the street are shut while the sound of the mill fades; when one rises at the sound of a bird, and all the daughters of song grow faint.

From Thematic Bible


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

Ecclesiastes 2:8

I also amassed silver and gold for myself, and the treasure of kings and provinces. I gathered male and female singers for myself, and many concubines, the delights of men.

2 Chronicles 35:15

The singers, the descendants of Asaph, were at their stations according to the command of David, Asaph, Heman, and Jeduthun the king's seer. Also, the gatekeepers were at each gate. Because their Levite brothers had made preparations for them, none of them left their tasks.

2 Chronicles 20:21

Then he consulted with the people and appointed some to sing for the Lord and some to praise the splendor of [His] holiness. When they went out in front of the armed forces, they kept singing: Give thanks to the Lord, for His faithful love endures forever.

2 Chronicles 23:13

As she looked, there was the king standing by his pillar at the entrance. The commanders and the trumpeters were by the king, and all the people of the land were rejoicing and blowing trumpets while the singers with musical instruments were leading the praise. Athaliah tore her clothes and screamed, "Treason, treason!"

Ezra 2:65

not including their 7,337 male and female slaves, and their 200 male and female singers.

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 men were under their own fathers' authority for the music in the Lord's temple, with cymbals, harps, and lyres for the service of God's temple. Asaph, Jeduthun, and Heman were under the king's authority. Together with their relatives who were all trained and skillful in music for the Lord, they numbered 288.

Singers » ancient Choirs » Assisted by an orchestra

1 Chronicles 15:16

Then David told the leaders of the Levites to appoint their relatives as singers and to have them raise their voices with joy accompanied by musical instruments-harps, lyres, and cymbals.

Singers » ancient Choirs » Vested choir led by precentor

1 Chronicles 15:27

Now David was dressed in a robe of fine linen, as were all the Levites who were carrying the ark, as well as the singers and Chenaniah, the music leader of the singers. David also wore a linen ephod.

Singers » ancient Choirs » Regularly employed

1 Chronicles 9:33

The singers, the heads of Levite families, stayed in the [temple] chambers and were exempt from other tasks because they were on duty day and night.

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