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64 Bible Verses about Singing

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Psalm 33:1-3

Rejoice in the LORD, righteous ones; for the praise of the upright is beautiful. With the lyre, give thanks to the LORD; with the ten stringed harp, play music to him; with a new song, sing to him; with shouts of joy, play skillfully.

Psalm 96:1-2

Sing a new song to the LORD! Sing to the LORD, all the earth! Sing to the LORD! Bless his name! Proclaim his deliverance every day!

Psalm 5:11

Let all those who take refuge in you rejoice! Let them shout for joy forever, and may you protect them. Let those who love your name exult in you.

Psalm 9:11

Sing praises to the LORD who dwells in Zion; declare his mighty deeds among the nations.

Psalm 47:6

Sing songs to God! Sing songs! Sing songs to our King! Sing songs!

Psalm 68:4

Sing to God! Sing praise to his name! Exalt the one who rides on the clouds. The LORD is his name. Be jubilant in his presence.

Psalm 81:1-2

Sing joyfully to God, our strength. Raise a shout to the God of Jacob. Sing a song and play the tambourine, the pleasant-sounding lyre along with the harp.

Psalm 98:1

Sing to the LORD a new song, for he has done awesome deeds! His right hand and powerful arm have brought him victory.

Psalm 117:1

Praise the LORD, all you nations! Exalt him, all you nations!

Isaiah 44:23

"Shout for joy, you heavens, for the LORD has done it! Shout aloud, you depths of the earth! Burst out with singing, you mountains, you forest, and all your trees! For the LORD has redeemed Jacob and will display his glory in Israel.

Isaiah 49:13

Shout with joy, you heavens, and rock with glee, you earth! Break out in song, you mountains! The LORD is comforting his people and will have compassion on his afflicted ones.

Isaiah 52:9

"Break forth together into singing, you ruins of Jerusalem; for the LORD has comforted his people, and he has redeemed Jerusalem.

Romans 15:11

And again, "Praise the Lord, all you gentiles! Let all the nations praise him."

Psalm 7:17

But as for me, I will praise the LORD for his righteousness, and I will sing to the name of the LORD Most High. To the Director: On a stringed instrument. A Davidic Psalm.

Psalm 9:2

I will be glad and exult in you; I will sing praises to your name, Most High!

Psalm 13:6

I will sing to the LORD, for he has dealt bountifully with me. To the Director: A Davidic Psalm.

Psalm 57:8-9

Wake up, my soul, wake up, lyre and harp! I will awaken at dawn. I will exalt you among the nations, Lord. I will play music among the nations.

Psalm 59:16-17

But I will sing of your power and in the morning I will shout for joy about your gracious love. For you have been a fortress for me; and a refuge when I am distressed. My Strength, I will sing praises to you, for you, God of Gracious Love, are my fortress. To the Director: A special Davidic psalm to the tune of "Lily of The Covenant," for teaching about his battle with Aram-naharaim and Aram-zobah, when Joab returned and attacked 12,000 Edomites in the Salt Valley.

Psalm 89:1

I will sing forever about the gracious love of the LORD; from generation to generation I will declare your faithfulness with my mouth.

Psalm 101:1

I will sing about gracious love and justice; LORD, I will sing praise to you.

Psalm 147:1

Hallelujah! It is good to sing praise to our God, and it is fitting to sing glorious praise.

Isaiah 35:10

and the LORD's ransomed ones will return and enter Zion with singing. Everlasting joy will rest upon their heads, gladness and joy will overtake them, and sorrow and mourning will flee away."

Psalm 18:47-49

He is the God who executes vengeance on my behalf; who destroys nations under me; who delivers me from my enemies. Truly you will exalt me above those who oppose me; you will deliver me from the violent person. Therefore, I will give thanks to you among the nations, LORD; I will sing praises to your name.

Psalm 71:22-24

I also will praise you with the harp; because of your faithfulness, my God, I will praise you with the lyre Holy One of Israel. My lips will shout for joy when I sing praise to you, whose life you have redeemed. Moreover, my tongue will speak all day about your justice; for those who seek my destruction will be utterly humiliated. Solomonic

Isaiah 54:1

"Sing, you barren woman, even the one who never bore a child! Burst into song and shout for joy, even you who were never in labor! For the children of the desolate woman will be more than the children of her that is married," says the LORD.

Isaiah 55:12

"For you will go out in joy, and come back with peace; the mountains and the hills will burst into song before you, and all the trees in the fields will clap their hands.

Revelation 5:11-14

Then I looked, and I heard the voices of many angels, the living creatures, and the elders surrounding the throne. They numbered 10,000's times 10,000 and thousands times thousands. They sang with a loud voice, "Worthy is the lamb who was slaughtered to receive power, wealth, wisdom, strength, honor, glory, and praise!" I heard every creature in heaven, on earth, under the earth, and on the sea, and everything that is in them, saying, "To the one who sits on the throne and to the lamb be praise, honor, glory, and power forever and ever!"read more.
Then the four living creatures said, "Amen!", and the elders bowed down and worshipped.

Revelation 15:3-4

They sang the song of God's servant Moses and the song of the lamb: "Your deeds are both spectacular and amazing, Lord God Almighty. Your ways are just and true, King of the nations. Lord, who won't fear and praise your name? For you alone are holy, and all the nations will come and worship you because your judgments have been revealed."

Zephaniah 3:17

The LORD your God among you is powerful he will save and he will take joyful delight in you. In his love he will renew you with his love; he will celebrate with singing because of you.

1 Chronicles 15:27-28

David wore a robe made from fine linen, as did all of the descendants of Levi who were carrying the ark, the singers, and Chenaniah the music and choir director. David also wore a linen ephod. All of Israel were bringing up the Ark of the Covenant of the LORD, accompanied by shouting, sounding of horns, trumpets, and cymbals, along with loud music on harps and lyres.

2 Chronicles 5:12-13

All the musicians who were descendants of Levi, including Asaph, Heman, Jeduthun, and their sons and relatives wore linen and played cymbals and stringed instruments as they stood east of the altar. Accompanied by 120 priests who played trumpets, the trumpeters and musicians played in union, praising and giving thanks to the LORD. They praised the LORD loudly and sang, "He is good, and his gracious love is eternal," accompanied by the trumpets, cymbals, and other musical instruments.) As they did this, a cloud filled the Temple, that is, the LORD's Temple,

2 Chronicles 20:21-22

After he had consulted with the people, Jehoshaphat appointed some choir members to sing to the LORD and to praise him in sacred splendor as they marched out in front of the armed forces. They kept saying "Give thanks to the LORD, because his gracious love is eternal!" Right on time, as they began to sing and praise, the LORD ambushed the Ammonites, Moabites, and the inhabitants of Mount Seir who had attacked Judah, and they were defeated.

2 Chronicles 23:11-13

Then he brought out the king's son, put a crown on him, and presented him with the Testimony, When Athaliah heard all the commotion of the people running around and praising the king, she went straight to the LORD's Temple to confront the people. She looked around, and there was the king, standing by his pillar at the gate, accompanied by officers and trumpeters who stood beside the king, along with all the people of the land rejoicing and sounding trumpets while singers lead the celebration with their musical instruments. Athaliah tore her robes and yelled "Treason! Treason!"

2 Chronicles 29:27-28

Hezekiah gave a command to offer burnt offerings on the altar, and when the burnt offerings began, a song to the LORD also began with trumpets sounding and with the instruments that King David of Israel had crafted. Everybody in the assembly worshipped, the singers sang, and the trumpets sounded. They continued doing this until the burnt offering sacrifice was completed.

2 Chronicles 30:21

The Israelis who were present in Jerusalem observed the Festival of Unleavened Bread for seven days with immense gladness, and the descendants of Levi and priests praised the LORD throughout each day, singing mightily to the LORD.

2 Chronicles 35:15

The singers, as descendants of Asaph, remained at their stations as David, Asaph, Heman, and the king's seer Jeduthun required, and the gatekeepers did not have to leave their posts because their descendant of Levi relatives prepared the Passover for them.

Nehemiah 12:27-29

At the dedication of the wall of Jerusalem, they invited the descendants of Levi to come from wherever they lived to Jerusalem so they could celebrate the dedication with joy, thanksgiving, and songs, accompanied by cymbals, lyres, and harps. So the descendants of the singers gathered themselves together from the region surrounding Jerusalem, from the villages of Netophathi, from Beth-gilgal, and from the area of Geba and Azmaveth, because the singers had built villages for themselves in the vicinity of Jerusalem.

2 Chronicles 23:18

Jehoiada also placed the offices of the LORD's Temple under the authority of the Levitical priests whom David had assigned over the LORD's Temple, just as is required by the Law of Moses, to offer the LORD's burnt offerings with joy and singing, just as David had ordered.

Nehemiah 11:23

They were subject to the commands of the king, who provided for the singers daily.

1 Chronicles 15:16

David also told the leaders of the descendants of Levi to appoint their relatives as singers, to play musical instruments such as harps, lyres, and cymbals, and to keep sounding aloud with joyful voices.

1 Kings 10:12

The king used the algum wood to have supports made for the LORD's Temple and for the royal palace, as well as lyres and harps for the choir, and nothing like that wood has ever come again or even been seen since right to this day.

2 Chronicles 9:11

The king used the algum wood to have steps made for the LORD's Temple and for the royal palace, as well as lyres and harps for the choir, and nothing like that wood had been seen before in the territory of Judah.

Psalm 137:1-4

There we sat down and cried by the rivers of Babylon as we remembered Zion. On the willows there we hung our harps, for it was there that our captors asked us for songs and our torturers demanded joy from us, "Sing us one of the songs about Zion!"read more.
How are we to sing the song of the LORD on foreign soil?

1 Chronicles 9:33

These singers, leaders of ancestral households of the descendants of Levi, were living in the chambers of the Temple. Freed from other service responsibilities, they were on duty day and night.

1 Chronicles 15:22

Chenaniah, music leader for the descendants of Levi, served as music director, because he was expert at it.

1 Chronicles 6:31-32

These are the men to whom David handed responsibility for music in the Temple of the LORD, after the ark came to rest there. They ministered in song in front of the Tent of Meeting, until Solomon had built the Temple of the LORD in Jerusalem. They served in accordance with orders of service designated for them.

1 Chronicles 25:6-7

They were all under their father's supervision regarding music in the Temple of the LORD with cymbals, harps, and lyres for the service of the Temple of God. Asaph, Jeduthun, and Heman were under command of the king. They and their relatives who had been skillfully trained in singing to the LORD, numbered 288.

Ezra 2:41

The Singers: Descendants of Asaph: 128

Nehemiah 7:44

The Singers: Asaph's descendants: 148

Ezra 2:65

not including 7,337 male and female servants, along with 200 singing men and women.

Nehemiah 11:22

The overseer of the descendants of Levi at Jerusalem was Uzzi son of Bani, the son of Hashabiah, the son of Mattaniah, the son of Mica. Singers from the descendants of Asaph oversaw the work of the Temple of God.

Nehemiah 12:46

For in David's lifetime and in the lifetime of Asaph, choir master of old there were songs of praise and thanksgiving to God.

Ephesians 5:19-20

Then you will recite to one another psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs; you will sing and make music to the Lord with your hearts; you will consistently give thanks to God the Father for everything in the name of our Lord Jesus, the Messiah;

Matthew 26:30

After singing a hymn, they went out to the Mount of Olives.

Mark 14:26

After singing a hymn, they went out to the Mount of Olives.

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Music » Youthful » Singing » A religious duty

Isaiah 30:29

You will have songs as on nights when people celebrate a holy festival, and gladness of heart, as when they set out with flutes to go to the LORD's mountain, to the Rock of Israel.

Psalm 81:1

Sing joyfully to God, our strength. Raise a shout to the God of Jacob.

Music » Youthful » Singing » Examples of

2 Chronicles 20:22

Right on time, as they began to sing and praise, the LORD ambushed the Ammonites, Moabites, and the inhabitants of Mount Seir who had attacked Judah, and they were defeated.

Mark 14:26

After singing a hymn, they went out to the Mount of Olives.

Numbers 21:17

That's also where Israel sang this song: Rise up, well! Sing to it!

More verses: Ezra 3:11

Paul » Persecuted » Prison » Singing » Gospel

Acts 16:19-34

When her owners realized that their hope of making money was gone, they grabbed Paul and Silas and dragged them before the authorities who met together in the public square. They brought them before the magistrates and said, "These men are stirring up a lot of trouble in our city. They are Jews and are advocating customs that we're not allowed to accept or practice as Romans." read more.
The crowd joined in the attack against them. Then the magistrates had Paul and Silas stripped of their clothes and ordered them beaten with rods. After giving them a severe beating, they threw them in jail and ordered the jailer to keep them under tight security. Having received these orders, he put them into the inner cell and fastened their feet in leg irons. Around midnight, Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns to God, and the other prisoners were listening to them. Suddenly, there was an earthquake so violent that the foundations of the prison were shaken. All the doors immediately flew open, and everyone's chains were unfastened. When the jailer woke up and saw the prison doors wide open, he drew his sword and was about to kill himself, since he thought the prisoners had escaped. But Paul shouted in a loud voice, "Don't hurt yourself, because we are all here!" The jailer asked for torches and rushed inside. Trembling as he knelt in front of Paul and Silas, he took them outside and asked, "Sirs, what must I do to be saved?" They answered, "Believe on the Lord Jesus, and you and your family will be saved." Then they spoke the word of the Lord to him and everyone in his home. At that hour of the night, he took them and washed their wounds. Then he and his entire family were baptized immediately. He brought Paul and Silas upstairs into his house and set food before them. He was thrilled, as was his household, to believe in God.

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

Ecclesiastes 2:8

I also accumulated silver, gold, and the wealth of kings and their kingdoms. I gathered around me both male and female singers, along with what delights a man all sorts of mistresses.

2 Chronicles 35:15

The singers, as descendants of Asaph, remained at their stations as David, Asaph, Heman, and the king's seer Jeduthun required, and the gatekeepers did not have to leave their posts because their descendant of Levi relatives prepared the Passover for them.

2 Chronicles 20:21

After he had consulted with the people, Jehoshaphat appointed some choir members to sing to the LORD and to praise him in sacred splendor as they marched out in front of the armed forces. They kept saying "Give thanks to the LORD, because his gracious love is eternal!"

2 Chronicles 23:13

She looked around, and there was the king, standing by his pillar at the gate, accompanied by officers and trumpeters who stood beside the king, along with all the people of the land rejoicing and sounding trumpets while singers lead the celebration with their musical instruments. Athaliah tore her robes and yelled "Treason! Treason!"

Ezra 2:65

not including 7,337 male and female servants, along with 200 singing men and women.

More verses: Nehemiah 12:42

Singing » A religious duty

Isaiah 30:29

You will have songs as on nights when people celebrate a holy festival, and gladness of heart, as when they set out with flutes to go to the LORD's mountain, to the Rock of Israel.

Psalm 81:1

Sing joyfully to God, our strength. Raise a shout to the God of Jacob.

Singing » Examples of

2 Chronicles 20:22

Right on time, as they began to sing and praise, the LORD ambushed the Ammonites, Moabites, and the inhabitants of Mount Seir who had attacked Judah, and they were defeated.

Mark 14:26

After singing a hymn, they went out to the Mount of Olives.

Numbers 21:17

That's also where Israel sang this song: Rise up, well! Sing to it!

More verses: Ezra 3:11

Singing » Songs » In the night

Psalm 149:5

May those he loves be exalted, singing for joy on their couches.

Isaiah 30:29

You will have songs as on nights when people celebrate a holy festival, and gladness of heart, as when they set out with flutes to go to the LORD's mountain, to the Rock of Israel.

Psalm 77:6

During the night I remembered my song. I meditate in my heart, and my spirit ponders.

More verses: Psalm 42:8

Singing » Songs » Of victory

Revelation 14:3

They were singing a new song in front of the throne, the four living creatures, and the elders. No one could learn the song except the 144,000 who had been redeemed from the earth.

Revelation 15:3

They sang the song of God's servant Moses and the song of the lamb: "Your deeds are both spectacular and amazing, Lord God Almighty. Your ways are just and true, King of the nations.

Judges 5:1

Later that day, Deborah and Abinoam's son Barak celebrated by singing this song:

Exodus 15:1

Then Moses and the Israelis sang this song to the LORD: "I'll sing to the LORD, for he is highly exalted. The horse and its rider he has thrown into the sea.

Singing » Songs » Idle

Amos 6:5

chanting to the sound of stringed instruments as if they were David, composing songs to themselves as if they were musicians,

Amos 8:10

I will turn your festivals into mourning, and all of your songs to dirges. I will cause all of you to put on sackcloth and to shave all of your heads. I will make that time like mourning for an only son, and its conclusion will be like the end of a bitter day."

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

1 Chronicles 25:6-7

They were all under their father's supervision regarding music in the Temple of the LORD with cymbals, harps, and lyres for the service of the Temple of God. Asaph, Jeduthun, and Heman were under command of the king. They and their relatives who had been skillfully trained in singing to the LORD, numbered 288.

Singing » ancient Choirs » Assisted by an orchestra

1 Chronicles 15:16

David also told the leaders of the descendants of Levi to appoint their relatives as singers, to play musical instruments such as harps, lyres, and cymbals, and to keep sounding aloud with joyful voices.

Singing » ancient Choirs » Vested choir led by precentor

1 Chronicles 15:27

David wore a robe made from fine linen, as did all of the descendants of Levi who were carrying the ark, the singers, and Chenaniah the music and choir director. David also wore a linen ephod.

Singing » ancient Choirs » Regularly employed

1 Chronicles 9:33

These singers, leaders of ancestral households of the descendants of Levi, were living in the chambers of the Temple. Freed from other service responsibilities, they were on duty day and night.

Topics on Singing

Angels Singing

18;38;7

while the morning stars sang together and all the divine beings shouted joyfully?

Those Singing Praise

15;3;11

And they sang in unison to one another, giving thanks to the LORD: "He is good, and his gracious love to Israel endures forever." And all the people shouted out loudly in praise to the LORD when the foundation of the LORD's Temple was laid.

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