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75 Bible Verses about Songs

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2 Chronicles 5:13

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.

Nehemiah 12:8

And the Levites: Jeshua, Binnui, Kadmiel, Sherebiah, Judah, and Mattaniah and his brothers [who were] in charge of the songs of thanksgiving.

Jeremiah 30:18-19

Thus says Yahweh: 'Look, I [will] restore the fortunes of the tents of Jacob, and I will have compassion on his dwellings, and [the] city will be rebuilt upon its mound, and [the] citadel fortress will stand on its rightful site. And thanksgiving and [the] sound of merrymakers will come out from them, and I will make them numerous, and they will not be few. And I will make them honored, and they will not be lowly.

Psalm 98:4

Shout joyfully to Yahweh, all the earth. Be cheerful and sing for joy and sing praises.

2 Samuel 6:5

Now David and all the house of Israel [were] dancing before Yahweh, with all kinds of [musical instruments made from] ash trees, and with zithers, harps, tambourines, sistrums, and cymbals.

1 Chronicles 13:8

Now David and all Israel were celebrating before God with all [their] strength, and with songs, lyres, harps, tambourines, cymbals, and trumpets.

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}.

Psalm 107:22

and let them offer sacrifices of thanksgiving, and tell of his works with rejoicing.

Psalm 126:2

Then our mouth was filled with laughter, and our tongue with rejoicing. Then they said among the nations, "Yahweh has done great [things] for these [people]."

Isaiah 52:9

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

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.

Exodus 15:1-18

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. Yah [is] my strength and song, and he has become my salvation; this [is] my God, and I will praise him--the God of my father--and I will exalt him. Yahweh [is] a man of war; Yahweh [is] his name.read more.
The chariots of Pharaoh and his army he cast into the sea, and his choice adjutants were sunk in the {Red Sea}. The deep waters covered them; they went down into the depths like a stone. Yahweh, your right hand [is] glorious in power; Yahweh, your right hand destroyed [the] enemy. And in the greatness of your majesty you overthrew those standing up [to] you; you released your fierce anger, and it consumed them like stubble. And by the breath of your nostrils waters were piled up; waves stood like a heap; deep waters in the middle of the sea congealed. [The] enemy said, 'I will pursue, I will overtake, I will divide plunder, my desire will be full [of] them, I will draw my sword, my hand will destroy them.' You blew with your breath; the sea covered them; they dropped like lead in the mighty waters. Who is like you among the gods, Yahweh? Who is like you--glorious in holiness, awesome [in] praiseworthy actions, doing wonders? You stretched out your right hand; the earth swallowed them. In your loyal love you led [the] people whom you redeemed; in your strength you guided [them] to the abode of your holiness. Peoples heard; they trembled; anguish seized the inhabitants of Philistia. Then the chiefs of Edom were horrified; great distress seized the leaders of Moab; all of the inhabitants of Canaan melted away. Terror and dread fell on them; at the greatness of your arm they became silent like the stone, until your people passed by, Yahweh, until [the] people whom you bought passed by. You brought them and planted them on the mountain of your inheritance, a place you made for yourself to inhabit, Yahweh, a sanctuary, Lord, [that] your hands established. Yahweh will reign as king forever and ever."

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 5:1-3

And Deborah and Barak son of Abinoam sang on that day: "When long hair hangs loosely in Israel, when the people willingly offer themselves, bless Yahweh! Hear, O kings! Give ear, O princes! I will sing to Yahweh; I will sing praise to Yahweh, the God of Israel.

1 Samuel 18:6-7

{When they were coming back} after David had returned from striking down the Philistine, the women went out from all the cities of Israel singing and dancing to meet King Saul with tambourines, with joy, and with three-stringed instruments. And the women sang as they danced, and they said, "Saul has struck down his thousands, but David his ten thousands!"

2 Samuel 22:1-4

Then David spoke to Yahweh the words of this song, on the day Yahweh delivered him from the hand of all his enemies and from the hand of Saul. And he said: "Yahweh [is] my rock, my fortress, and my deliverer. I take refuge in God, my rock, my shield, and the {strength} of my salvation. My stronghold and my refuge, O my savior, you will save me from violence!read more.
I call [upon] Yahweh who is praiseworthy, and I [am] saved from those who hate me.

Psalm 118:15

[The] sound of rejoicing and salvation [is] in [the] tents of [the] righteous; the right hand of Yahweh [has] done valiantly.

Isaiah 26:1

On that day, this song will be sung in the land of Judah: "{We have a strong city}; he sets up victory [like] walls and ramparts!

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.

1 Chronicles 16:7

Then on that day David first appointed to give thanks to Yahweh by the hand of Asaph and his brothers.

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.

Psalm 122:1

I rejoiced in [those who] said to me, "Let us go to the house of Yahweh."

Psalm 45:1

My heart is moved [with] a good word; I recite my {compositions} to [the] king. My tongue [is the] pen [of] a skilled scribe.

Isaiah 5:1

Let me sing for my beloved a song of my love concerning his vineyard: {My beloved had a vineyard} on {a fertile hill}.

Ezekiel 33:32

Now, look! You [are] to them like {a sensual song}, beautiful of voice and {played well on an instrument}, and they hear your words, {but they are not doing them}.

2 Samuel 1:17-19

Then David sang this funeral song over Saul and over Jonathan his son. And he ordered "The Bow" to be taught to the children of Judah. Look, it [is] written on the scroll of Jashar. "The glory of Israel [is] on your high places; how [the] mighty have fallen!

2 Samuel 3:33-34

The king sang a lament for Abner and said, "Should Abner have died the death of a fool? Your hands [were] not tied and your feet [were] not in contact with bronze fetters. You have fallen as one who falls before sons of wickedness." Then {all the people wept over him again}.

2 Chronicles 35:25

And Jeremiah uttered a lament for Josiah, and all the male and female singers have spoken in their laments about Josiah to this day. And they made them a requirement in Israel, and behold, they are written in the laments.

Psalm 102:1-2

O Yahweh, hear my prayer, and let my cry for help come to you. Do not hide your face from me in [the] day [of] my trouble. Incline your ear to me. In the day I call, answer me quickly,

Jeremiah 7:29

Shear your hair and throw [it] away, and lift up a lament on the barren heights, for Yahweh has rejected and forsaken the generation of his wrath.'

Jeremiah 9:10

For the mountains I lift up weeping and wailing, and for [the] pastures of [the] desert a lament, because they are laid waste so that no man passes through. And [the] sounds of cattle are not heard, from [the] birds of heaven to [the] animals they have fled, they are gone.

Lamentations 2:5

The Lord has become like an enemy; he has destroyed Israel; he has destroyed all its citadel fortresses; he has ruined all its fortifications and multiplied lamentation and mourning in the daughter of Judah.

Ezekiel 19:1

"And you, raise a lament about the leaders of Israel,

Ezekiel 26:17-18

And they will raise a lament over you, and they will say to you, 'How you have been lost [who was] inhabited from [the] seas; the city that was praised, that was strong. It [is] [located] on the sea, and its inhabitants imposed their terror {on all of its inhabitants}. Now the coastlands will tremble [at] the day of your downfall, and the islands that [are] in the sea will be horrified because of your departure.'"

Ezekiel 27:2

"And you, son of man, raise a lament against Tyre.

Ezekiel 28:12

"Son of man, raise a lament over the king of Tyre, and you must say to him, 'thus says the Lord Yahweh: "You were a perfect model of an example, full of wisdom and perfect of beauty.

Ezekiel 32:16

{This is} a lament, and they will chant it as a lament; the daughters [of] the nations will chant it as a lament over Egypt, and over all of its hordes they will chant it as a lament," {declares} the Lord Yahweh.

Amos 5:1

Hear this word that I [am] going to intone over you [as] a lament, O house of Israel!

Job 30:9

"But now I am their mocking song, and I have become a byword for them.

Lamentations 3:14

I have become a laughingstock for all the people, their mocking song all day long.

Micah 2:4

In that day they will raise a proverb against you, and will wail a bitter wailing, saying, "We are utterly ruined; he exchanges [the] portion of my people. How he removes [it] from me; he apportions our field to an apostate."

Exodus 15:2

Yah [is] my strength and song, and he has become my salvation; this [is] my God, and I will praise him--the God of my father--and I will exalt him.

Deuteronomy 32:44-46

And Moses came, and he spoke all the words of this song in the ears of the people; [that is], he and Joshua the son of Nun. {And when Moses finished speaking} all these words to all Israel, then he said to them, "{Take to heart all the words} that I [am] admonishing [against] you {today} [concerning] which you should instruct them [with respect to] your children {so that they will observe diligently} all the words of this law,

Deuteronomy 31:19

"And so then write this song for yourselves and teach it to the {Israelites}; put it in their mouth, so that this song may be for me as a witness against the {Israelites}.

Psalm 119:54

Your statutes have been my songs in the house of my sojourning.

Psalm 40:1-3

I waited patiently for Yahweh, And he inclined to me and heard my cry for help. And [so] he brought me up from [the] roaring pit, from the miry clay. And he put my feet upon a rock; he made my steps steady. Then he put a new song in my mouth, a praise to our God. Many will see and fear, and will trust Yahweh.

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 144:9

O God, I will sing a new song to you. With a lyre of ten [strings] I will sing praise to you,

Isaiah 42:10

Sing a new song to Yahweh; praise him from the end of the earth, you who go down [to] the sea and that which fills it, [the] coastlands and their inhabitants.

Revelation 5:9-10

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, and made them a kingdom and priests to our God, and they will reign on the earth."

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.

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Edomites » Writes » Battle » Songs

Psalm 60:8-9

Moab [is] my washing pot; over Edom, I will cast my sandal. On account of me, O Philistia, raise a shout." Who will bring me to [the] fortified city? Who will lead me to Edom?

Psalm 108:9-10

Moab [is] my washing pot. Over Edom I will cast my sandal; Over Philistia I will shout in triumph." Who will bring me to [the] fortified city? Who will lead me to Edom?

Music » Songs » Hymns » 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

Music » Songs » Hymns » 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.

Music » 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 » 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!

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!

Topics on Songs

Wedding Songs

19;45;1

My heart is moved [with] a good word; I recite my {compositions} to [the] king. My tongue [is the] pen [of] a skilled scribe.

Writing Songs

19;40;3

Then he put a new song in my mouth, a praise to our God. Many will see and fear, and will trust Yahweh.