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64 Bible Verses about Singing

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Psalm 33:1-3

Rejoice in the LORD, O ye righteous, for to the upright praise is beautiful. Celebrate unto the LORD with harp; sing unto him with the psaltery and an instrument of ten strings. Sing unto him a new song; play unto excellence with joy.

Psalm 96:1-2

O sing unto the LORD a new song; sing unto the LORD, all the earth. Sing unto the LORD, bless his name; show forth his saving health from day to day.

Psalm 5:11

And all those that put their trust in thee shall rejoice: they shall ever be in jubilee, for thou shalt cover them; and all that love thy name shall be joyful in thee.

Psalm 9:11

Sing unto the LORD, he who dwells in Zion; declare among the people his doings.

Psalm 47:6

Sing praises to God, sing praises; sing praises unto our King, sing praises.

Psalm 68:4

Sing unto God, sing psalms unto his name; extol him that rides upon the heavens by his name JAH and rejoice before him.

Psalm 81:1-2

Sing aloud unto God our strength; make a joyful noise unto the God of Jacob. Take the song and play the timbrel, the harp of joy with the psaltery.

Psalm 98:1

O sing unto the LORD a new song; for he has done marvellous things; his right hand has gotten him the victory, even the arm of his holiness.

Psalm 117:1

O praise the LORD, all ye Gentiles; praise him, all ye peoples.

Psalm 149:1

Halelu-JAH. Sing unto the LORD a new song, let his praise be in the congregation of the merciful.

Isaiah 44:23

Sing praises, O ye heavens; for the LORD has done it; shout with joy, ye lower parts of the earth; break forth into praise, ye mountains, O forest, and every tree therein, for the LORD has redeemed Jacob, and in Israel he shall be glorified.

Isaiah 49:13

Sing, O heavens; and be joyful, O earth; and break forth into singing, O mountains: for the LORD has comforted his people and will have mercy upon his afflicted.

Isaiah 52:9

Sing praises, rejoice together, ye waste places of Jerusalem: for the LORD has comforted his people, he has redeemed Jerusalem.

Romans 15:11

And again, Praise the Lord, all ye Gentiles; and magnify him, all the peoples.

Psalm 7:17

I will praise the LORD according to his righteousness and will sing praise to the name of the LORD most high.

Psalm 9:2

I will be glad and rejoice in thee: I will sing praise to thy name, O thou most High

Psalm 13:6

I will sing unto the LORD because he has dealt bountifully with me.

Psalm 57:8-9

Awake, my glory; awake, psaltery and harp; I myself will arise early. I will praise thee, O Lord, among the peoples; I will sing unto thee among the nations.

Psalm 59:16-17

But I will sing of thy power; I will sing aloud of thy mercy in the morning, for thou hast been my defence and refuge in the day of my trouble. Unto thee, O my strength, will I sing, for God is my defence and the God of my mercy.

Psalm 89:1

I will sing of the mercies of the LORD for ever; with my mouth will I make known thy faithfulness to all generations.

Psalm 101:1

I will sing of mercy and judgment; unto thee, O LORD, will I sing.

Psalm 147:1

Halelu-JAH: for it is good to sing praises unto our God; for praise is pleasant and beautiful.

Isaiah 35:10

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

Psalm 18:47-49

It is God that avenges me and subdues the peoples under me. He delivers me from my enemies: yea, thou liftest me up above those that rise up against me: thou hast delivered me from the one who would betray me. Therefore I will give thanks unto thee, O LORD, among the Gentiles and sing praises unto thy name.

Psalm 71:22-24

I will also praise thee with an instrument of the psaltery, O my God; unto thee will I sing thy truth with the harp, O thou Holy One of Israel. My lips shall greatly rejoice when I sing praises unto thee and my soul, which thou hast ransomed. In the same manner my tongue shall talk of thy righteousness every day, for they are confounded, for they are brought unto shame, that seek my hurt.

Isaiah 54:1

Rejoice, O barren, thou that didst not bear; break forth into singing, and cry aloud with joy, thou that didst not travail with child: for more shall be the sons of the desolate than the sons of the married wife, said the LORD.

Isaiah 55:12

For ye shall go out with joy, and be returned 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 beheld, and I heard the voice of many angels round about the throne and of the animals and of the elders; and the number of them was ten thousand times ten thousand, and thousands of thousands; saying with a loud voice, Worthy is the Lamb that was slain to take power and riches and wisdom and strength and honour and glory and blessing. And I heard every creature which is in heaven and upon the earth and under the earth and such as are upon the sea and all that are in it, saying, Blessing and honour and glory and power, be unto him that is seated upon the throne, and unto the Lamb for ever and ever.read more.
And the four animals said, Amen. And the twenty-four elders fell on their faces and worshipped him that lives for ever and ever.

Revelation 15:3-4

And they sing the song of Moses, the slave of God, and the song of the Lamb, saying, Great and marvellous are thy works, Lord God Almighty; just and true are thy ways, thou King of saints. Who shall not fear thee, O Lord, and magnify thy name? for thou only art holy; therefore, all the Gentiles shall come and worship before thee; for thy judgments are made manifest.

1 Chronicles 15:27-28

And David was clothed with a robe of fine linen, and also all the Levites that bore the ark and the singers and Chenaniah, the prince of the prophecy of the singers. David also had upon him an ephod of linen. Thus all Israel brought up the ark of the covenant of the LORD with shouting and with sound of the shofar and with trumpets and with cymbals, making a noise with psalteries and harps.

2 Chronicles 5:12-13

and the Levite singers, all of those of Asaph, those of Heman, and those of Jeduthun, together with their sons and their brethren, being clothed in white linen, having cymbals and psalteries and harps, stood at the east end of the altar, and with them one hundred and twenty priests sounding with trumpets). And they sounded the trumpets and sang with one voice, all together as one man praising and thanking the LORD, when they lifted up their voice with trumpets and cymbals and instruments of music, when they praised the LORD, saying, For he is good, for his mercy endures for ever; and the house was filled with a cloud, even the house of the LORD,

2 Chronicles 20:21-22

And when he had consulted with the people, he appointed some to sing unto the LORD and to praise in the beauty of holiness, while the army went out and to say, Praise the LORD, for his mercy endures for ever. And when they began to sing and to praise, the LORD set the sons of Moab and those of Mount Seir to ambush the sons of Ammon, who were coming against Judah; and they smote one another.

2 Chronicles 23:11-13

Then they brought out 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. Now when Athaliah heard the noise of the people running of those that were praising the king, she came to the people into the house of the LORD: And she looked and, behold, the king stood at his pillar at the entrance and the princes and the trumpets by the king; and all the people of the land rejoiced and sounded with trumpets, and those that knew how to praise sang with instruments of music. Then Athaliah rent her clothes and said, Treason, Treason.

2 Chronicles 29:27-28

Then Hezekiah commanded to offer the burnt offering upon the altar. And when the burnt offering began, the song of the LORD began also with the trumpets and with the instruments of David, king of Israel. And all the congregation worshipped, and the singers sang, and the trumpets sounded; and all this continued until the burnt offering was finished.

2 Chronicles 30:21

Thus, the sons of Israel that were present at Jerusalem kept the solemnity of unleavened bread seven days with great gladness, and the Levites and the priests praised the LORD, day by day, with instruments of strength unto the LORD.

2 Chronicles 35:15

Likewise, 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 porters waited at every gate; it was not necessary for them to depart from their ministry, 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 keep the dedication with gladness, both with thanksgiving and with singing, with cymbals, psalteries, and with harps. And the sons of the singers were gathered together, both out of the plain country round about Jerusalem and from the villages of Netophathi; also from the house of Gilgal and out of the fields of Geba and Azmaveth; for the singers had built themselves villages round about Jerusalem.

2 Chronicles 23:18

Also Jehoiada ordered the offices of the house of the LORD under the hand of the priests, the Levites, whom David had distributed in the house of the LORD to offer the burnt offerings of the LORD, as it is written in the law of Moses, with rejoicing and with singing, as it was ordained by David.

Nehemiah 11:23

For there was a commandment of the king concerning them and a determination of the singers for each day.

1 Chronicles 15:16

And David spoke to the chief of the Levites to appoint of their brethren as singers with instruments of music, with psalteries and harps and cymbals sounding, and to lift up their voice with joy.

1 Kings 10:12

And the king made of the brazil wood banisters for the house of the LORD and for the king's houses, harps also and psalteries for the singers; there never had been such brazil wood, nor was it seen again unto this day.

2 Chronicles 9:11

And the king made of the brazil wood stairs to the house of the LORD and to the king's palace and harps and psalteries for the singers, and such wood had never been 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; when there, those that carried us away captive asked us for the words of the song; with our harps of joy hung upon the willows saying, Sing us one of the songs of Zion.read more.
How shall we sing the song of the LORD in the land of strangers?

1 Chronicles 9:33

And of these there were singers, princes of the fathers of the Levites, who remained in the chambers free from other work; for they were employed in that work day and night.

1 Chronicles 15:22

And Chenaniah, prince of the Levites in prophecy, for he presided in prophecy, because he had understanding.

1 Chronicles 6:31-32

And these are they whom David set over the service of song in the house of the LORD, after the ark had rest. And they served before the tent of the tabernacle of the testimony with singing until Solomon had built the house of the LORD in Jerusalem, and then they remained in their ministry according to their right.

1 Chronicles 25:6-7

All these were under the direction of their father for song in the house of the LORD, with cymbals, psalteries, and harps, for the ministry of the house of God, under the hand of the king, of Asaph, of Jeduthun, and of Heman. So the number of them, with their brethren that were instructed in the songs of the LORD, even all that had understanding, was two hundred eighty-eight.

Ezra 2:41

The singers: the sons of Asaph, one hundred and twenty-eight.

Nehemiah 7:44

The singers: the sons of Asaph, one hundred and forty-eight.

Ezra 2:65

besides their slaves and their maids, of whom there were seven thousand three hundred and thirty-seven; and there were among them two hundred men and women who were singers.

Nehemiah 11:22

The overseer of the Levites at Jerusalem was Uzzi, the son of Bani, the son of Hashabiah, the son of Mattaniah, the son of Micha of singers, the sons of Asaph, over the work of the house of God.

Nehemiah 12:46

For from the time of David and Asaph of old there were princes of the singers, and songs and praise and thanksgiving unto God.

Ephesians 5:19-20

speaking among yourselves with psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and praising the Lord in your hearts, giving thanks always for all things unto the God and Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ,

Matthew 26:30

And when they had sung a hymn, they went out into the mount of Olives.

Mark 14:26

And when they had sung the hymn, they went out into 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 in which the Passover is kept and gladness of heart as when one goes with a flute to come into the mountain of the LORD to the mighty One of Israel.

Psalm 81:1

Sing aloud unto God our strength; make a joyful noise unto the God of Jacob.

Music » Youthful » Singing » Examples of

2 Chronicles 20:22

And when they began to sing and to praise, the LORD set the sons of Moab and those of Mount Seir to ambush the sons of Ammon, who were coming against Judah; and they smote one another.

Mark 14:26

And when they had sung the hymn, they went out into the mount of Olives.

Numbers 21:17

Then Israel sang this song, Spring up, O well; sing ye unto it.

More verses: Ezra 3:11

Paul » Persecuted » Prison » Singing » Gospel

Acts 16:19-34

And when her masters saw that the hope of their gains was gone, they caught Paul and Silas and drew them into the marketplace unto the rulers and brought them to the magistrates, saying, These men, being Jews, do exceedingly trouble our city and teach rites which are not lawful for us to receive neither to observe, being Romans. read more.
And the multitude rose up together against them, and the magistrates rent off their clothes and commanded to beat them. And when they had laid many stripes upon them, they cast them into prison, charging the jailor to keep them safely, who, having received such a charge, thrust them into the inner prison and made their feet fast in the stocks. But at midnight as Paul and Silas prayed and sang praises unto God, and the prisoners heard them, then suddenly there was a great earthquake, so that the foundations of the prison were shaken; and immediately all the doors were opened, and every one's bands were loosed. And the keeper of the prison, awaking out of his sleep and seeing the prison doors open, he drew out his sword and would have killed himself, supposing that the prisoners had fled. But Paul cried with a loud voice, saying, Do thyself no harm, for we are all here. Then he called for a light and came inside and fell down trembling before Paul and Silas and brought them out and said, Sirs, what must I do to be saved? And they said, Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved, and thy house. And they spoke unto him the word of the Lord, and to all that were in his house. And he took them the same hour of the night and washed their stripes and was baptized, he and all his, straightway. And when he had brought them into his house, he set food before them and rejoiced, believing in God with all his house.

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

Ecclesiastes 2:8

I gathered unto myself also silver and gold and the peculiar treasure of kings and of the provinces; I obtained men singers and women singers and all the delights of the sons of men, musical instruments, and those of all sorts.

2 Chronicles 35:15

Likewise, 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 porters waited at every gate; it was not necessary for them to depart from their ministry, for their brethren, the Levites, prepared for them.

2 Chronicles 20:21

And when he had consulted with the people, he appointed some to sing unto the LORD and to praise in the beauty of holiness, while the army went out and to say, Praise the LORD, for his mercy endures for ever.

2 Chronicles 23:13

And she looked and, behold, the king stood at his pillar at the entrance and the princes and the trumpets by the king; and all the people of the land rejoiced and sounded with trumpets, and those that knew how to praise sang with instruments of music. Then Athaliah rent her clothes and said, Treason, Treason.

Ezra 2:65

besides their slaves and their maids, of whom there were seven thousand three hundred and thirty-seven; and there were among them two hundred men and women who were singers.

More verses: Nehemiah 12:42

Singing » A religious duty

Isaiah 30:29

Ye shall have a song, as in the night in which the Passover is kept and gladness of heart as when one goes with a flute to come into the mountain of the LORD to the mighty One of Israel.

Psalm 81:1

Sing aloud unto God our strength; make a joyful noise unto the God of Jacob.

Singing » Examples of

2 Chronicles 20:22

And when they began to sing and to praise, the LORD set the sons of Moab and those of Mount Seir to ambush the sons of Ammon, who were coming against Judah; and they smote one another.

Mark 14:26

And when they had sung the hymn, they went out into the mount of Olives.

Numbers 21:17

Then Israel sang this song, Spring up, O well; sing ye unto it.

More verses: Ezra 3:11

Singing » Songs » In the night

Psalm 149:5

The merciful shall be joyful with glory; they shall sing aloud upon their beds.

Isaiah 30:29

Ye shall have a song, as in the night in which the Passover is kept and gladness of heart as when one goes with a flute to come into the mountain of the LORD to the mighty One of Israel.

Psalm 77:6

I call to remembrance my songs of the night; I commune with my own heart, and my spirit made diligent search.

More verses: Psalm 42:8

Singing » Songs » Of victory

Revelation 14:3

and they sang as it were a new song before the throne and before the four animals and the elders; and no one could learn that song but the hundred and forty-four thousand, who were redeemed from the earth.

Revelation 15:3

And they sing the song of Moses, the slave of God, and the song of the Lamb, saying, Great and marvellous are thy works, Lord God Almighty; just and true are thy ways, thou King of saints.

Judges 5:1

Then sang Deborah with Barak, the son of Abinoam, on that day, saying,

Exodus 15:1

Then Moses and the sons of Israel sang this song unto the LORD and spoke, saying, I will sing unto the LORD, for he has triumphed gloriously; the horse and his rider he has thrown into the sea.

Singing » Songs » Idle

Amos 6:5

that chant to the sound of the flute and invent to themselves 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 cause sackcloth to be brought up upon all loins and baldness upon every head; and I will make it as the mourning of an only son and the end thereof as a bitter day.

Amos 5:23

Take away from me the noise of thy songs; for I will not hear the melody of thy instruments.

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 father for song in the house of the LORD, with cymbals, psalteries, and harps, for the ministry of the house of God, under the hand of the king, of Asaph, of Jeduthun, and of Heman. So the number of them, with their brethren that were instructed in the songs of the LORD, even all that had understanding, was two hundred eighty-eight.

Singing » ancient Choirs » Assisted by an orchestra

1 Chronicles 15:16

And David spoke to the chief of the Levites to appoint of their brethren as singers with instruments of music, with psalteries and harps and cymbals sounding, and to lift up their voice with joy.

Singing » ancient Choirs » Vested choir led by precentor

1 Chronicles 15:27

And David was clothed with a robe of fine linen, and also all the Levites that bore the ark and the singers and Chenaniah, the prince of the prophecy of the singers. David also had upon him an ephod of linen.

Singing » ancient Choirs » Regularly employed

1 Chronicles 9:33

And of these there were singers, princes of the fathers of the Levites, who remained in the chambers free from other work; for they were employed in that work day and night.

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Ezra 3:11

And they sang, praising and giving thanks unto the LORD because he is good, for his mercy endures for ever toward Israel. And all the people shouted with a great shout, praising the LORD, because the foundation of the house of the LORD was laid.