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64 Bible Verses about Singing

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Psalm 33:1-3

Exult in Yahweh, O [you] righteous, [for] praise [is] fitting for the upright. Give thanks to Yahweh with [the] lyre; with a harp of ten strings play to him. Sing to him a new song; play skillfully with jubilant shout.

Psalm 96:1-2

Sing to Yahweh a new song; sing to Yahweh, all the earth. Sing to Yahweh; bless his name. Announce his salvation from day to day.

Psalm 5:11

But let all who take shelter in you rejoice. Let them ever sing for joy, {because} you spread protection over them; And let those [who] love your name exult in you.

Psalm 9:11

Sing [praises] to Yahweh [who] sits [enthroned] in Zion. Tell his deeds among the peoples,

Psalm 47:6

Sing praises [to] God, sing praises. Sing praises to our king, sing praises.

Psalm 68:4

Sing to God, sing praises to his name. Lift up [a song] to [the] rider on the clouds--his name is Yah-- and rejoice before him.

Psalm 81:1-2

Shout out to God our strength; shout joyfully to the God of Jacob. Lift up a song and strike [the] tambourine, [the] pleasant lyre, together with [the] harp.

Psalm 98:1

Sing to Yahweh a new song, for he has done wonders. His right hand and his holy arm have secured his victory.

Psalm 117:1

Praise Yahweh, all you nations; extol him, all you peoples.

Isaiah 44:23

Sing for joy, heavens, for Yahweh has done [it]! Shout, depths of [the] earth! Break forth, mountains, [in] rejoicing, forest and every tree in it, for Yahweh has redeemed Jacob, and he will show his glory in Israel!

Isaiah 49:13

Sing for joy, heavens, and rejoice, earth! Mountains must break forth [in] rejoicing! For Yahweh has comforted his people, and he will take pity on his afflicted ones.

Isaiah 52:9

Break forth, sing for joy together, ruins of Jerusalem, for Yahweh has comforted his people; he has redeemed Jerusalem.

Romans 15:11

And again, "Praise the Lord, all the Gentiles, and let all the peoples praise him."

Psalm 7:17

I will thank Yahweh according to his righteousness, and I will sing praise to the name of Yahweh, [the] Most High.

Psalm 9:2

I will be glad and rejoice in you. I will sing [the praise of] your name, O Most High.

Psalm 13:6

I will sing to Yahweh because he has dealt bountifully with me.

Psalm 57:8-9

Awake, my glory; Awake, harp and lyre. I will awake [the] dawn. I will give you thanks among the peoples, O Lord; I will give you praise among [the] nations.

Psalm 59:16-17

But as for me, I will sing [of] your strength, and I will hail your loyal love in the morning, because you have been my [high] stronghold and a refuge in my {time} of trouble. O my strength, to you I will give praise, because God [is] my [high] stronghold, my God of loyal love.

Psalm 89:1

I will sing forever of Yahweh's acts of loyal love. {From generation to generation} I will make known your faithfulness with my mouth.

Psalm 101:1

I will sing of loyal love and justice; I will sing praises to you, O Yahweh.

Psalm 147:1

Praise Yah. For [it is] good to sing praises [to] our God; for [it is] pleasant; praise is fitting.

Isaiah 35:10

And the ransomed of Yahweh shall return, and they shall come [to] Zion with rejoicing. And everlasting joy [shall be] on their head; joy and gladness shall overtake [them], and sorrow and sighing shall flee.

Psalm 18:47-49

the God who executed vengeance for me, and subdued peoples under me, who delivered me from my enemies. Indeed, you exalted me higher than [those who] rose against me. You delivered me from the man of violence. Therefore I will give thanks to you among the nations, O Yahweh, and I will sing [the praise] of your name:

Psalm 71:22-24

On my part, I will praise you with a stringed instrument, [and] your faithfulness, O my God. I will sing praises to you with a lyre, O Holy One of Israel. My lips will sing for joy when I sing praises to you, and my soul, which you have redeemed. My tongue also will speak of your righteousness all the day, because they have been put to shame, because they have been humiliated who seek my harm.

Isaiah 54:1

"Sing for joy, barren [woman]; [who] has not borne! Burst forth [into] rejoicing and rejoice, [she who] has not been in labor! For [the] children of [the] desolate woman [are] more than [the] children of [the] married woman," says Yahweh.

Isaiah 55:12

For you shall go out in joy, and you shall be led in peace. The mountains and the hills shall break forth before you, rejoicing and all the trees of the field shall clap hands.

Revelation 5:11-14

And I looked, and I heard the voice of many angels around the throne and of the living creatures and of the elders, and their number was ten thousand times ten thousand and thousands times thousands, saying with a loud voice, "Worthy is the Lamb who was slaughtered to receive power and riches and wisdom and strength and honor and glory and praise!" And I heard every creature that [is] in heaven and on the earth and under the earth and in the sea and everything in them saying, "To the one who is seated on the throne and to the Lamb [be] praise and honor and glory and power {forever and ever}."read more.
And the four living creatures were saying, "Amen!" and the elders fell down and worshiped.

Revelation 15:3-4

And they were singing the song of Moses, the slave of God, and the song of the Lamb, saying: "Great and marvelous [are] your works, Lord God All-Powerful; righteous and true [are] your ways, King of the ages! Who would never fear, Lord, and glorify your name? For only you [are] holy, because all the nations will come and worship before you, because your righteous deeds have been revealed."

1 Chronicles 15:27-28

Now David was clothed with a robe of fine linen; so also all the Levites who were carrying the ark, the singers, and Kenaniah the chief of the singing. And David wore a linen ephod. And all Israel brought up the ark of the covenant of Yahweh with shouting, with the sound of a shofar, and with trumpets and cymbals, making loud music with musical instruments and stringed instruments.

2 Chronicles 5:12-13

and all the Levitical singers--Asaph, Heman, Jeduthun, their sons, their brothers, dressed [in] fine linen, with cymbals, harps, and stringed instruments--[they] were standing to the east of the altar. And with them outside [were] one hundred and twenty priests [who were] trumpet blowers. And it was the primary [duty] of the trumpeters and singers to make themselves heard [with] one voice, to praise and give thanks to Yahweh. And when a sound from the trumpets, cymbals, and other instruments of song was raised to Yahweh--for he [is] good, because his loyal love [is] everlasting--then the house, the house of Yahweh, was filled with a cloud.

2 Chronicles 20:21-22

And when he had taken counsel with the people, he appointed singers to Yahweh [who were] giving praise to the splendor of [his] holiness when they went out before the army. And they said, "Give thanks to Yahweh, for his loyal love [is] everlasting!" And {when} they began with singing and praise, Yahweh set ambushes against the people of Ammon, Moab, and Mount Seir who were coming against Judah. And they were defeated

2 Chronicles 23:11-13

Then they brought out the son of the king and set upon him the crown and [gave him] the statute and made him king. And Jehoiada and his sons anointed him and said, "{Long live the king}!" When Athaliah heard the sound of the people running and praising the king, she came to the people [at] the house of Yahweh. And she looked and, behold, the king was standing by his column at the entrance, and the commanders and trumpeters beside the king, along with all the people of the land, rejoicing and blowing with trumpets, and the singers with the instruments of song leading the praise. And Athaliah tore her garments and cried, "Conspiracy! Conspiracy!"

2 Chronicles 29:27-28

Hezekiah commanded to offer the burnt offering upon the altar. And at the time the burnt offering began, the song of Yahweh began, and also the trumpets, at the hands of [the] instruments of David king of Israel. Then all the assembly bowed down, and the song was sung, and the trumpeters trumpeted--all [together] until the end of the burnt offering.

2 Chronicles 30:21

And the {Israelites} who were found in Jerusalem kept the Feast of Unleavened Bread seven days with great joy. And the Levites and the priests were offering praise to Yahweh day by day, with powerful instruments to Yahweh.

2 Chronicles 35:15

And the singers, the descendants of Asaph, [were] at their stations according to the decree of David and Asaph and Heman and Jeduthun, the seer of the king. And the gatekeepers [were] at {each gate}. They did not need to depart from their service, for their brothers the Levites had made preparations for them.

Nehemiah 12:27-29

At the dedication of the wall of Jerusalem they sought the Levites from all of their places in order to bring them to Jerusalem to do the dedication with joy, thanksgivings, song and cymbals, stringed instruments and lyres. The {singers} were gathered from the circuit all around Jerusalem and from the villages of Netophathite, from Beth Gilgal, from the field of Geba and Azmaveth; for the singers built for themselves villages all around Jerusalem.

2 Chronicles 23:18

And Jehoiada placed appointees [at] the house of Yahweh under the hand of the Levitical priests whom David had allotted to the house of Yahweh to offer burnt offerings to Yahweh as was written in the law of Moses, with joy and with song, according to the {order of David}.

Nehemiah 11:23

For [there was] a command of the king concerning them and a regulation concerning the singers, required {day by day}.

1 Chronicles 15:16

Then David ordered the chiefs of the Levites to appoint their brothers [as] singers with instruments of song, musical instruments, stringed instruments, and cymbals, {raising their voices for joy}.

1 Kings 10:12

The king made a raised structure for the house of Yahweh and for the house of the king out of the almug wood, as well as lyres and harps for the singers. [This much] almug wood has not come nor been seen [again] up to this day.

2 Chronicles 9:11

And the king made steps for the house of Yahweh and the house of the king, and lyres and harps for the singers [from] the algum wood. And there was not seen [anything] like them before in the land of Judah.

Psalm 137:1-4

By the rivers of Babylon, there we sat, yes, we wept, when we remembered Zion. On [the] willows in her midst, we hung up our lyres. For there our captors asked of us words of a song, and our tormentors [asked of us] jubilation, "Sing for us from a song of Zion."read more.
How could we sing the song of Yahweh in {a foreign land}?

1 Chronicles 9:33

Now these [were] the singers; the heads of the {families} of the Levites [were] in the chambers free from other service, for day and night [they were] over them on the service.

1 Chronicles 15:22

And Kenaniah, chief of the Levites in singing, [was to be] an instructor in singing because he understood.

1 Chronicles 6:31-32

Now these [are the men] whom David appointed for {control of singing} in the house of Yahweh where the ark rested. They were ministering with song before the tabernacle of the tent of assembly until Solomon built the temple of Yahweh in Jerusalem. And they stood according to their order with respect to their duty.

1 Chronicles 25:6-7

All these [were] under the {direction} of their father in the music of the house of Yahweh, with cymbals, harps, and stringed instruments for the service of the house of God. Asaph, Jeduthun, and Heman [were] under the {direction} of the king. And their number, along with their brothers, trained singers, all the skilled people for Yahweh, were two hundred and eighty-eight.

Ezra 2:41

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

Nehemiah 7:44

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

Ezra 2:65

apart from their male and female servants, of whom were seven thousand three hundred and thirty-seven; and they had two hundred male and female singers.

Nehemiah 11:22

The chief officer of the Levites in Jerusalem [was] Uzzi son of Bani, son of Hashabiah, son of Mattaniah, son of Mica, from the descendants of Asaph, the singers over the work of the house of God.

Nehemiah 12:46

For in the days of David and Asaph from ancient times there was the head of the singers and a song of praise and thanksgiving to God.

Ephesians 5:19-20

speaking to one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and singing praise in your heart to the Lord, giving thanks always for all [things] in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ to the God and Father,

Matthew 26:30

And [after they] had sung the hymn, they went out to the Mount of Olives.

Mark 14:26

And [after they] had sung the hymn, they went out to the Mount of Olives.

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Music » Youthful » Singing » A religious duty

Isaiah 30:29

{You shall have a song} as [in] [the] night when a holy festival is kept, and a gladness of heart like one who goes with the flute, to go to the mountain of Yahweh, to the rock of Israel.

Music » Youthful » Singing » Examples of

2 Chronicles 20:22

And {when} they began with singing and praise, Yahweh set ambushes against the people of Ammon, Moab, and Mount Seir who were coming against Judah. And they were defeated

Revelation 5:9

And they were singing a new song, saying, "You are worthy to take the scroll and to open its seals, because you were slaughtered, and bought [people] for God by your blood from every tribe and language and people and nation,

Mark 14:26

And [after they] had sung the hymn, they went out to the Mount of Olives.

Numbers 21:17

Then Israel sang this song, "Arise, well water! Sing to it!

More verses: Ezra 3:11

Paul » Persecuted » Prison » Singing » Gospel

Acts 16:19-34

But [when] her owners saw that their hope of profit was gone, they seized Paul and Silas [and] dragged [them] into the marketplace before the rulers. And [when they] had brought them to the chief magistrates, they said, "These men are throwing our city into confusion, being Jews, and are proclaiming customs that are not permitted for us to accept or to practice, [because we] are Romans!" read more.
And the crowd joined in attacking them, and the chief magistrates tore off their clothing [and] gave orders to beat [them] with rods. And [after they] had inflicted many blows on them, they threw [them] into prison, giving orders to the jailer to guard them securely. Having received such an order, {he} put them in the inner prison and fastened their feet in the stocks. Now about midnight, Paul and Silas were praying [and] singing hymns to God, and the prisoners were listening to them. And suddenly there was a great earthquake, so that the foundations of the prison were shaken. And immediately all the doors were opened and all the bonds were unfastened. And [after] the jailer was awake and saw the doors of the prison open, he drew [his] sword [and] was about to kill himself, [because he] thought the prisoners had escaped. But Paul called out with a loud voice, saying, "Do no harm to yourself, for we are all here!" And demanding lights, he rushed in and, {beginning to tremble}, fell down at the feet of Paul and Silas. And he brought them outside [and] said, "Sirs, what must I do so that I can be saved?" And they said, "Believe in the Lord Jesus and you will be saved, you and your household!" And they spoke the message of the Lord to him, together with all those in his house. And he took them at that [very] hour of the night [and] washed [their] wounds, and he himself was baptized at once, and all those of his [household]. And he brought them up into [his] house [and] set a meal before [them], and rejoiced greatly that he had believed in God with his whole household.

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

Ecclesiastes 2:8

I also gathered to myself silver and gold--the royal and provincial treasuries. I acquired for myself male and female singers, as well as the delight of {men}, {voluptuous concubines}.

2 Chronicles 35:15

And the singers, the descendants of Asaph, [were] at their stations according to the decree of David and Asaph and Heman and Jeduthun, the seer of the king. And the gatekeepers [were] at {each gate}. They did not need to depart from their service, for their brothers the Levites had made preparations for them.

2 Chronicles 20:21

And when he had taken counsel with the people, he appointed singers to Yahweh [who were] giving praise to the splendor of [his] holiness when they went out before the army. And they said, "Give thanks to Yahweh, for his loyal love [is] everlasting!"

2 Chronicles 23:13

And she looked and, behold, the king was standing by his column at the entrance, and the commanders and trumpeters beside the king, along with all the people of the land, rejoicing and blowing with trumpets, and the singers with the instruments of song leading the praise. And Athaliah tore her garments and cried, "Conspiracy! Conspiracy!"

Ezra 2:65

apart from their male and female servants, of whom were seven thousand three hundred and thirty-seven; and they had two hundred male and female singers.

More verses: Nehemiah 12:42

Singing » A religious duty

Isaiah 30:29

{You shall have a song} as [in] [the] night when a holy festival is kept, and a gladness of heart like one who goes with the flute, to go to the mountain of Yahweh, to the rock of Israel.

Singing » Examples of

2 Chronicles 20:22

And {when} they began with singing and praise, Yahweh set ambushes against the people of Ammon, Moab, and Mount Seir who were coming against Judah. And they were defeated

Revelation 5:9

And they were singing a new song, saying, "You are worthy to take the scroll and to open its seals, because you were slaughtered, and bought [people] for God by your blood from every tribe and language and people and nation,

Mark 14:26

And [after they] had sung the hymn, they went out to the Mount of Olives.

Numbers 21:17

Then Israel sang this song, "Arise, well water! Sing to it!

More verses: Ezra 3:11

Singing » Songs » In the night

Psalm 149:5

Let [the] faithful exult in glory; let them sing for joy on their beds.

Isaiah 30:29

{You shall have a song} as [in] [the] night when a holy festival is kept, and a gladness of heart like one who goes with the flute, to go to the mountain of Yahweh, to the rock of Israel.

Psalm 77:6

I remember my song in the night. With my heart I meditate, and my spirit searches [to understand].

More verses: Psalm 42:8

Singing » Songs » Of victory

Revelation 14:3

And they were singing [something] like a new song before the throne and before the four living creatures and the elders, and no one was able to learn the song except the one hundred forty-four thousand who had been bought from the earth.

Revelation 15:3

And they were singing the song of Moses, the slave of God, and the song of the Lamb, saying: "Great and marvelous [are] your works, Lord God All-Powerful; righteous and true [are] your ways, King of the ages!

Judges 5:1

And Deborah and Barak son of Abinoam sang on that day:

Exodus 15:1

Then Moses and the {Israelites} sang this song to Yahweh, {and they said}, "Let me sing to Yahweh because he is highly exalted; [the] horse and its rider he hurled into the sea.

Singing » Songs » Idle

Amos 6:5

[Alas for those] who sing to the tune of the harp; like David they improvise on instruments of music.

Amos 8:10

And I will turn your feasts into mourning and all of your songs into lament, and I will put sackcloth on all loins and baldness on every head. And I will make it like the mourning for an only child, and its end like a bitter day.

Amos 5:23

Remove from me the noise of your songs, and I do not want to hear the melody of your harps!

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 in the music of the house of Yahweh, with cymbals, harps, and stringed instruments for the service of the house of God. Asaph, Jeduthun, and Heman [were] under the {direction} of the king. And their number, along with their brothers, trained singers, all the skilled people for Yahweh, were two hundred and eighty-eight.

Singing » ancient Choirs » Assisted by an orchestra

1 Chronicles 15:16

Then David ordered the chiefs of the Levites to appoint their brothers [as] singers with instruments of song, musical instruments, stringed instruments, and cymbals, {raising their voices for joy}.

Singing » ancient Choirs » Vested choir led by precentor

1 Chronicles 15:27

Now David was clothed with a robe of fine linen; so also all the Levites who were carrying the ark, the singers, and Kenaniah the chief of the singing. And David wore a linen ephod.

Singing » ancient Choirs » Regularly employed

1 Chronicles 9:33

Now these [were] the singers; the heads of the {families} of the Levites [were] in the chambers free from other service, for day and night [they were] over them on the service.

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Angels Singing

18;38;7

when [the] morning stars were singing together and all the sons of God shouted for joy?

Those Singing Praise

15;3;11

And they {sang responsively}, with praising and thanksgiving to Yahweh [saying], "For he is good, for his loyal love is everlasting for Israel." And all of the people responded with a great shout of joyful acclaim in praise to Yahweh because the house of Yahweh was laid.