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64 Bible Verses about Singing

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Psalm 33:1-3

Exult, ye righteous, in Jehovah: praise is comely for the upright. Give thanks unto Jehovah with the harp; sing psalms unto him with the ten-stringed lute. Sing unto him a new song; play skilfully with a loud sound.

Psalm 96:1-2

Sing ye unto Jehovah a new song: sing unto Jehovah, all the earth. Sing unto Jehovah, bless his name; publish his salvation from day to day.

Psalm 5:11

And all that trust in thee shall rejoice: for ever shall they shout joyously, and thou wilt protect them; and they that love thy name shall exult in thee.

Psalm 9:11

Sing psalms to Jehovah who dwelleth in Zion; tell among the peoples his doings.

Psalm 47:6

Sing psalms of God, sing psalms; sing psalms unto our King, sing psalms!

Psalm 68:4

Sing unto God, sing forth his name; cast up a way for him that rideth in the deserts: his name is Jah; and rejoice before him.

Psalm 81:1-2

{To the chief Musician. Upon the Gittith. A Psalm of Asaph.} Sing ye joyously unto God our strength, shout aloud unto the God of Jacob; Raise a song, and sound the tambour, the pleasant harp with the lute.

Psalm 98:1

{A Psalm.} Sing ye unto Jehovah a new song: for he hath done wondrous things; his right hand and his holy arm hath wrought salvation for him.

Psalm 117:1

Praise Jehovah, all ye nations; laud him, all ye peoples;

Isaiah 44:23

Sing, ye heavens; for Jehovah hath done it: shout, ye lower parts of the earth; break forth into singing, ye mountains, the forest, and every tree therein! For Jehovah hath redeemed Jacob, and glorified himself in Israel.

Isaiah 49:13

Shout, ye heavens; and be joyful, thou earth; and break forth into singing, ye mountains: for Jehovah hath comforted his people, and will have mercy upon his afflicted ones.

Isaiah 52:9

Break forth, sing aloud together, waste places of Jerusalem; for Jehovah comforteth his people, he hath redeemed Jerusalem.

Romans 15:11

And again, Praise the Lord, all ye nations, and let all the peoples laud him.

Psalm 7:17

I will praise Jehovah according to his righteousness, and will sing forth the name of Jehovah the Most High.

Psalm 9:2

I will be glad and rejoice in thee; I will sing forth thy name, O Most High.

Psalm 13:6

I will sing unto Jehovah, for he hath dealt bountifully with me.

Psalm 57:8-9

Awake, my glory; awake, lute and harp: I will wake the dawn. I will give thee thanks among the peoples, O Lord; of thee will I sing psalms among the nations:

Psalm 59:16-17

But as for me, I will sing of thy strength; yea, I will sing aloud of thy loving-kindness in the morning; for thou hast been to me a high fortress, and a refuge in the day of my trouble. Unto thee, my strength, will I sing psalms; for God is my high fortress, the God of my mercy.

Psalm 89:1

{An instruction. Of Ethan the Ezrahite.} I will sing of the loving-kindness of Jehovah for ever; with my mouth will I make known thy faithfulness from generation to generation.

Psalm 101:1

{A Psalm of David.} I will sing of loving-kindness and judgment: unto thee, Jehovah, will I sing psalms.

Psalm 147:1

Praise ye Jah! for it is good. Sing psalms of our God; for it is pleasant: praise is comely.

Isaiah 35:10

And the ransomed of Jehovah shall return, and come to Zion with singing; and everlasting joy shall be upon their heads: they shall obtain gladness and joy, and sorrow and sighing shall flee away.

Psalm 18:47-49

The God who hath avenged me, and hath subjected the peoples to me; Who hath delivered me from mine enemies: yea, thou hast lifted me up above them that rose up against me; from the man of violence hast thou delivered me. Therefore will I give thanks to thee, Jehovah, among the nations, and will sing psalms to thy name.

Psalm 71:22-24

I will also praise thee with the psaltery, even thy truth, my God; unto thee will I sing psalms with the harp, thou holy One of Israel. My lips shall exult when I sing psalms unto thee; and my soul, which thou hast redeemed. My tongue also shall talk of thy righteousness all the day; for they shall be ashamed, for they shall be brought to confusion, that seek my hurt.

Isaiah 54:1

Exult, thou barren, that didst not bear; break forth into singing, and shout for joy, thou that didst not travail with child: for more are the children of the desolate than the children of the married wife, saith Jehovah.

Isaiah 55:12

For ye shall go out with joy, and be led forth with peace; the mountains and the hills shall break forth before you into singing, and all the trees of the field shall clap their hands.

Revelation 5:11-14

And I saw, and I heard the voice of many angels around the throne and the living creatures and the elders; and their number was ten thousands of ten thousands and thousands of thousands; saying with a loud voice, Worthy is the Lamb that has been slain, to receive power, and riches, and wisdom, and strength, and honour, and glory, and blessing. And every creature which is in the heaven and upon the earth and under the earth, and those that are upon the sea, and all things in them, heard I saying, To him that sits upon the throne, and to the Lamb, blessing, and honour, and glory, and might, to the ages of ages.read more.
And the four living creatures said, Amen; and the elders fell down and did homage.

Revelation 15:3-4

And they sing the song of Moses bondman of God, and the song of the Lamb, saying, Great and wonderful are thy works, Lord God Almighty; righteous and true are thy ways, O King of nations. Who shall not fear thee, O Lord, and glorify thy name? for thou only art holy; for all nations shall come and do homage before thee; for thy righteousnesses have been made manifest.

1 Chronicles 15:27-28

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. And all Israel brought up the ark of the covenant of Jehovah with shouting, and with sound of the trumpet, and with clarions, and with cymbals, playing aloud with lutes and harps.

2 Chronicles 5:12-13

and the Levites the singers, all they of Asaph, of Heman, of Jeduthun, with their sons and their brethren, clad in byssus, with cymbals and lutes and harps, stood at the east end of the altar, and with them a hundred and twenty priests sounding with trumpets), it came to pass when the trumpeters and singers were as one, to make one voice to be heard in praising and thanking Jehovah; and when they lifted up their voice with trumpets, and cymbals, and instruments of music, and praised Jehovah: For he is good,

2 Chronicles 20:21-22

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! And when they began the song of triumph and praise, Jehovah set liers-in-wait against the children of Ammon, Moab, and mount Seir, who had come against Judah, and they were smitten.

2 Chronicles 23:11-13

And they brought forth the king's son, and put the crown upon him, and gave him the testimony, and made him king. And Jehoiada and his sons anointed him, and said, Long live the king! And Athaliah heard the noise of the people running and praising the king, and she came to the people into the house of Jehovah. 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!

2 Chronicles 29:27-28

And Hezekiah commanded to offer up the burnt-offering on the altar. And at the moment the burnt-offering began, the song of Jehovah began, and the trumpets, accompanied by the instruments of David king of Israel. And all the congregation worshipped, and the singers sang, and the trumpeters sounded, all the time until the burnt-offering was finished.

2 Chronicles 30:21

And the children of Israel, that were present at Jerusalem, held the feast of unleavened bread seven days with great gladness; and the Levites and the priests praised Jehovah day by day, with the instruments of praise to Jehovah.

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.

Nehemiah 12:27-29

And at the dedication of the wall of Jerusalem they sought the Levites out of all their places, to bring them to Jerusalem, to hold the dedication with gladness, both with thanksgivings, and with singing, with cymbals, lutes and harps. And the children of the singers were assembled, both from the plain of Jordan round about Jerusalem, and from the villages of the Netophathites, also from Beth-Gilgal, and out of the fields of Geba and Azmaveth; for the singers had built themselves hamlets round about Jerusalem.

2 Chronicles 23:18

And Jehoiada appointed the offices of the house of Jehovah under the hand of the priests, the Levites, whom David had set by classes over the house of Jehovah to offer up Jehovah's burnt-offerings, as it is written in the law of Moses, with rejoicing and with singing according to the directions of David.

Nehemiah 11:23

For it was the king's commandment concerning them, and there was a settled portion for the singers, due for each day.

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.

1 Kings 10:12

And the king made of the sandal-wood a balustrade for the house of Jehovah, and for the king's house, and harps and lutes for the singers. There came no such sandal-wood, nor was there seen to this day.)

2 Chronicles 9:11

And the king made of the sandal-wood stairs for the house of Jehovah, and for the king's house, and harps and lutes for the singers. And there were none such seen before in the land of Judah.)

Psalm 137:1-4

By the rivers of Babylon, there we sat down; yea, we wept when we remembered Zion. We hanged our harps upon the willows in the midst thereof. For there they that carried us away captive required of us a song; and they that made us wail required mirth, saying, Sing us one of the songs of Zion.read more.
How should we sing a song of Jehovah's upon a foreign soil?

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.

1 Chronicles 15:22

And Chenaniah, chief of the Levites for the music, gave instruction in music, for he was skilful.

1 Chronicles 6:31-32

And these are they whom David set over the service of song in the house of Jehovah after that the ark was in rest. And they ministered before the tabernacle of the tent of meeting with singing, until Solomon had built the house of Jehovah in Jerusalem; and they attended to their office according to their order.

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.

Ezra 2:41

The singers: the children of Asaph, a hundred and twenty-eight.

Nehemiah 7:44

The singers: the children of Asaph, a hundred and forty-eight.

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.

Nehemiah 11:22

And the overseer of the Levites at Jerusalem was Uzzi the son of Bani, the son of Hashabiah, the son of Mattaniah, the son of Mica, of the sons of Asaph, the singers, for the work of the house of God.

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.

Ephesians 5:19-20

speaking to yourselves in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and chanting with your heart to the Lord; giving thanks at all times for all things to him who is God and the Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ,

Matthew 26:30

And having sung a hymn, they went out to the mount of Olives.

Mark 14:26

And having sung a hymn, they went out to the mount of Olives.

From Thematic Bible


Music » Youthful » Singing » A religious duty

Isaiah 30:29

Ye shall have a song, as in the night when a feast is sanctified; and joy of heart, as of one who goeth with a pipe to come unto the mountain of Jehovah, to the Rock of Israel.

Psalm 81:1

{To the chief Musician. Upon the Gittith. A Psalm of Asaph.} Sing ye joyously unto God our strength, shout aloud unto the God of Jacob;

Music » Youthful » Singing » Examples of

2 Chronicles 20:22

And when they began the song of triumph and praise, Jehovah set liers-in-wait against the children of Ammon, Moab, and mount Seir, who had come against Judah, and they were smitten.

Mark 14:26

And having sung a hymn, they went out to the mount of Olives.

Numbers 21:17

Then Israel sang this song, Rise up, well! sing unto it:

More verses: Ezra 3:11

Paul » Persecuted » Prison » Singing » Gospel

Acts 16:19-34

And her masters, seeing that the hope of their gains was gone, having seized Paul and Silas, dragged them into the market before the magistrates; and having brought them up to the praetors, said, These men utterly trouble our city, being Jews, and announce customs which it is not lawful for us to receive nor practise, being Romans. read more.
And the crowd rose up too against them; and the praetors, having torn off their clothes, commanded to scourge them. And having laid many stripes upon them they cast them into prison, charging the jailor to keep them safely; who, having received such a charge, cast them into the inner prison, and secured their feet to the stocks. And at midnight Paul and Silas, in praying, were praising God with singing, and the prisoners listened to them. And suddenly there was a great earthquake, so that the foundations of the prison shook, and all the doors were immediately opened, and the bonds of all loosed. And the jailor being awakened out of his sleep, and seeing the doors of the prison opened, having drawn a sword was going to kill himself, thinking the prisoners had fled. But Paul called out with a loud voice, saying, Do thyself no harm, for we are all here. And having asked for lights, he rushed in, and, trembling, fell down before Paul and Silas. And leading them out said, Sirs, what must I do that I may be saved? And they said, Believe on the Lord Jesus and thou shalt be saved, thou and thy house. And they spoke to him the word of the Lord, with all that were in his house. And he took them the same hour of the night and washed them from their stripes; and was baptised, he and all his straightway. And having brought them into his house he laid the table for them, and rejoiced with all his house, having believed in God.

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 » A religious duty

Isaiah 30:29

Ye shall have a song, as in the night when a feast is sanctified; and joy of heart, as of one who goeth with a pipe to come unto the mountain of Jehovah, to the Rock of Israel.

Psalm 81:1

{To the chief Musician. Upon the Gittith. A Psalm of Asaph.} Sing ye joyously unto God our strength, shout aloud unto the God of Jacob;

Singing » Examples of

2 Chronicles 20:22

And when they began the song of triumph and praise, Jehovah set liers-in-wait against the children of Ammon, Moab, and mount Seir, who had come against Judah, and they were smitten.

Mark 14:26

And having sung a hymn, they went out to the mount of Olives.

Numbers 21:17

Then Israel sang this song, Rise up, well! sing unto it:

More verses: Ezra 3:11

Singing » Songs » In the night

Psalm 149:5

Let the godly exult in glory; let them shout for joy upon their beds.

Isaiah 30:29

Ye shall have a song, as in the night when a feast is sanctified; and joy of heart, as of one who goeth with a pipe to come unto the mountain of Jehovah, to the Rock of Israel.

Psalm 77:6

I remember my song in the night; I muse in mine own heart, and my spirit maketh diligent search.

More verses: Psalm 42:8

Singing » Songs » Of victory

Revelation 14:3

and they sing a new song before the throne, and before the four living creatures and the elders. And no one could learn that song save the hundred and forty-four thousand who were bought from the earth.

Revelation 15:3

And they sing the song of Moses bondman of God, and the song of the Lamb, saying, Great and wonderful are thy works, Lord God Almighty; righteous and true are thy ways, O King of nations.

Judges 5:1

Then sang Deb'orah and Barak the son of Abin'o-am on that day:

Exodus 15:1

Then sang Moses and the children of Israel this song to Jehovah, and spoke, saying, I will sing unto Jehovah, for he is highly exalted: The horse and his rider hath he thrown into the sea.

Singing » Songs » Idle

Amos 6:5

that chant to the sound of the lute, and invent them instruments of music, like David;

Amos 8:10

And I will turn your feasts into mourning, and all your songs into lamentation; and I will bring up sackcloth upon all loins, and baldness upon every head; and I will make it as the mourning for an only son, and the end thereof as a bitter day.

Amos 5:23

Take away from me the noise of thy songs, and I will not hear the melody of thy lutes;

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.

Topics on Singing

Angels Singing

18;38;7

When the morning stars sang together, and all the sons of God shouted for joy?

Those Singing Praise

15;3;11

And they sang alternately together in praising and giving thanks to Jehovah: For he is good, for his loving-kindness endureth for ever toward Israel. And all the people shouted with a great shout to the praise of Jehovah, because the foundation of the house of Jehovah was laid.