245 occurrences in 14 translations

'Song' in the Bible

Why did you hide [your intention] to flee and {trick me}, and did not tell me so that I would have sent you away with joy and song and tambourine and lyre?

Then sang Moses and the children of Israel this song unto the LORD, and spake, saying, I will sing unto the LORD, for he hath triumphed gloriously: the horse and his rider hath he thrown into the sea.

The LORD is my strength and song, and he is become my salvation: he is my God, and I will prepare him an habitation; my father's God, and I will exalt him.

And Miriam, answering, said, Make a song to the Lord, for he is lifted up in glory; the horse and the horseman he has sent into the sea.

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

Now therefore write ye this song for you, and teach it the children of Israel: put it in their mouths, that this song may be a witness for me against the children of Israel.

And it shall come to pass, when many evils and troubles are befallen them, that this song shall testify against them as a witness; for it shall not be forgotten out of the mouths of their seed: for I know their imagination which they go about, even now, before I have brought them into the land which I sware.

And Moses spake in the ears of all the congregation of Israel the words of this song, until they were ended.

And Moses came and spake all the words of this song in the ears of the people, he, and Hoshea the son of Nun.

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

Give attention, O kings; give ear, O rulers; I, even I, will make a song to the Lord; I will make melody to the Lord, the God of Israel.

Awake, awake, Deborah: awake, awake, utter a song: arise, Barak, and lead thy captivity captive, thou son of Abinoam.

And the women, answering one another in their song, said, Saul has put to death his thousands and David his tens of thousands.

Saul was furious and resented this song. "They credited tens of thousands to David," he complained, "but they only credited me with thousands. What more can he have but the kingdom?"

and he ordered that the Judahites be taught [The Song of] the Bow. It is written in the Book of Jashar:

The king composed this mourning song for Abner: "Should Abner's death be like a fool's?

I am now eighty years old: good and bad are the same to me; have meat and drink any taste for me now? am I able to take pleasure in the voices of men or women in song? why then am I to be a trouble to my lord the king?

And David spake unto the LORD the words of this song in the day that the LORD had delivered him out of the hand of all his enemies, and out of the hand of Saul:

Because of this I will give you praise, O Lord, among the nations, and will make a song of praise to your name.

And these are they whom David set over the service of song in the house of the LORD, after that the ark had rest.

They ministered with song in front of the tabernacle, the tent of meeting, until Solomon built the Lord's temple in Jerusalem, and they performed their task according to the regulations [given] to them.

And David saith to the heads of the Levites to appoint their brethren the singers, with instruments of song, psalteries, and harps, and cymbals, sounding, to lift up with the voice for joy.

And Mattithiah and Eliphelehu and Mikneiah and Obed-edom and Jeiel and Azaziah, with corded instruments on the octave, to give the first note of the song.

And Chenaniah, chief of the Levites, was for song: he instructed about the song, because he was skilful.

And David was clothed with a robe of fine linen, and all the Levites that bare the ark, and the singers, and Chenaniah the master of the song with the singers: David also had upon him an ephod of linen.

That day David first gave to Asaph and his colleagues this song of thanks to the Lord:

and with them -- Heman and Jeduthun -- are trumpets and cymbals for those sounding, and instruments of the song of God, and the sons of Jeduthun are at the gate.

All these were under the hands of their father for song in the house of the LORD, with cymbals, psalteries, and harps, for the service of the house of God, according to the king's order to Asaph, Jeduthun, and Heman.

And their number, with their brethren -- taught in the song of Jehovah, all who are intelligent -- is two hundred, eighty and eight.

yea, it cometh to pass, as one are trumpeters and singers, to sound -- one voice -- to praise and to give thanks to Jehovah, and at the lifting up of the sound with trumpets, and with cymbals, and with instruments of song, and at giving praise to Jehovah, for good, for to the age is His kindness, that the house is filled with a cloud -- the house of Jehovah,

And the priests over their charges are standing, and the Levites with instruments of the song of Jehovah -- that David the king made, to give thanks to Jehovah, for to the age is His kindness, in David's praising by their hand -- and the priests are blowing trumpets over-against them, and all Israel are standing.

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.

and seeth, and lo, the king is standing by his pillar in the entrance, and the heads, and the trumpets are by the king, and all the people of the land rejoicing and shouting with trumpets, and the singers with instruments of song, and the teachers, to praise, and Athaliah rendeth her garments, and saith, 'Conspiracy, conspiracy.'

Then Jehoiada put the oversight of the Lord's temple into the hands of the Levitical priests, whom David had appointed over the Lord's temple, to offer burnt offerings to the Lord as it is written in the law of Moses, with rejoicing and song ordained by David.

And 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 ordained by David king of Israel.

The whole assembly was worshiping, singing the song, and blowing the trumpets-all of this [continued] until the burnt offering was completed.

And the men are working faithfully in the business, and over them are appointed Jahath and Obadiah, the Levites, of the sons of Merari, and Zechariah and Meshullam, of the sons of the Kohathite, to overlook; and of the Levites, every one understanding about instruments of song,

And Jeremiah made a song of grief for Josiah; and to this day Josiah is named by all the makers of melody, men and women, in their songs of grief; they made it a rule in Israel; and the songs are recorded among the songs of grief.

And Mattaniah, the son of Mica, the son of Zabdi, the son of Asaph, who had to give the first note of the song of praise in prayer, and Bakbukiah, the second among his brothers, and Abda, the son of Shammua, the son of Galal, the son of Jeduthun.

For there was a commandment from the king concerning them and a firm regulation for the song leaders day by day.

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.

and his brethren Shemaiah, and Azarael, Milalai, Gilalai, Maai, Nethaneel, and Judah, Hanani, with instruments of song of David the man of God, and Ezra the scribe is before them;

for in the days of David and Asaph of old were heads of the singers, and a song of praise and thanksgiving to God.

O, let that night be solitary; let no song come therein!

The blessing of him who was near to destruction came on me, and I put a song of joy into the widow's heart.

He makes a song, saying, I did wrong, turning from the straight way, but he did not give me the reward of my sin.

Remember to extol his work, which people have praised in song.

I will give praise to the Lord for his righteousness; I will make a song to the name of the Lord Most High.

I will be glad and have delight in you: I will make a song of praise to your name, O Most High.

to do justice for the orphan and the oppressed, so that men of the earth may cause terror no more. To the Director: A Davidic Song.

I will make a song to the Lord, because he has given me my reward.

But as for me, justified, I will behold your face; when I awake, your presence will satisfy me. To the Director: By the servant of the LORD, David, who spoke the words of this song to the LORD on the day when the LORD delivered him from the hands of all his enemies and from the hand of Saul.

{To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David, the servant of the LORD, who spake unto the LORD the words of this song in the day that the LORD delivered him from the hand of all his enemies, and from the hand of Saul: And he said,} I will love thee, O LORD, my strength.

Because of this I will give you praise, O Lord, among the nations, and will make a song of praise to your name.

And now my head will be lifted up higher than my haters who are round me: because of this I will make offerings of joy in his tent; I will make a song, truly I will make a song of praise to the Lord.

Yahweh will give strength to his people. Yahweh will bless his people with peace. A Psalm. A Song for the Dedication of the Temple. By David.

{A Psalm and Song at the dedication of the house of David.} I will extol thee, O LORD; for thou hast lifted me up, and hast not made my foes to rejoice over me.

By David; a well-written song. How blessed is the one whose rebellious acts are forgiven, whose sin is pardoned!

For the music director; a well-written song by the Korahites. As a deer longs for streams of water, so I long for you, O God!

These things I [earnestly] remember and pour myself out within me: how I went slowly before the throng and led them in procession to the house of God [like a bandmaster before his band, timing the steps to the sound of music and the chant of song], with the voice of shouting and praise, a throng keeping festival.

Yet the LORD will command his lovingkindness in the daytime, and in the night his song shall be with me, and my prayer unto the God of my life.

For the music director; by the Korahites, a well-written song. O God, we have clearly heard; our ancestors have told us what you did in their days, in ancient times.

Arise! Deliver us! Redeem us according to your gracious love! To the Director: An instruction by the Sons of Korah. A love song to the tune of "Lilies".

{To the chief Musician upon Shoshannim, for the sons of Korah, Maschil, A Song of loves.} My heart is inditing a good matter: I speak of the things which I have made touching the king: my tongue is the pen of a ready writer.

From generation to generation, I will cause your name to be remembered. Therefore people will thank you forever and ever. To the Director: A song by the Sons of Korah, to the tune of "The Maidens".

The LORD of the heavenly armies is with us; the God of Jacob is our refuge. Interlude To the Director: A song by the Sons of Korah.

The nobles among the nations have joined the people of the God of Abraham. For the shields of the earth belong to God; he is greatly exalted. A song: Lyrics by the Sons of Korah.

{A Song and Psalm for the sons of Korah.} Great is the LORD, and greatly to be praised in the city of our God, in the mountain of his holiness.

For this God is our God forever and ever. He will guide us until death. To the Director: A song by the Sons of Korah.

I will learn a song that imparts wisdom; I will then sing my insightful song to the accompaniment of a harp.

Humanity, despite its conceit, does not understand that it will perish, just like the animals. A song of Asaph.

For the music director; a well-written song by David. It was written when Doeg the Edomite went and informed Saul: "David has arrived at the home of Ahimelech." Why do you boast about your evil plans, O powerful man? God's loyal love protects me all day long!

For the music director; according to the machalath style; a well-written song by David. Fools say to themselves, "There is no God." They sin and commit evil deeds; none of them does what is right.

For the music director, to be accompanied by stringed instruments; a well-written song by David. It was written when the Ziphites came and informed Saul: "David is hiding with us." O God, deliver me by your name! Vindicate me by your power!

For the music director, to be accompanied by stringed instruments; a well-written song by David. Listen, O God, to my prayer! Do not ignore my appeal for mercy!

To you, O my strength, will I make my song: because God is my high tower, even the God of my mercy.

The righteous rejoiced in the LORD, because they had fled to him for refuge. Let all the upright in heart exult. To the Director: A song. Lyrics by David.

{To the chief Musician, A Psalm and Song of David.} Praise waiteth for thee, O God, in Sion: and unto thee shall the vow be performed.

The meadows are clothed with flocks of sheep, and the valleys are covered with grain. They shout for joy; yes, they burst out in song! To the Director: A song. A Psalm.

{To the chief Musician, A Song or Psalm.} Make a joyful noise unto God, all ye lands:

Make a song in honour of his name: give praise and glory to him.

All the earth shall bow down to You and sing [praises] to You; they shall praise Your name in song. Selah [pause, and calmly think of that]!

Blessed be God, who did not turn away my prayers nor his gracious love from me. To the Director of music: Accompanied by stringed instruments. A Psalm. A song.

{To the chief Musician on Neginoth, A Psalm or Song.} God be merciful unto us, and bless us; and cause his face to shine upon us; Selah.

O let the nations be glad, and make song of joy; for you will be the judge of the peoples in righteousness, guiding the nations of the earth. (Selah.)

May God truly bless us so that all the nations of the earth will fear him. To the Director of music: A Psalm. A song.

{To the chief Musician, A Psalm or Song of David.} Let God arise, let his enemies be scattered: let them also that hate him flee before him.

Sing to God, sing praises to His name; Lift up a song for Him who rides through the deserts, Whose name is the LORD, and exult before Him.

This ends the prayers of Jesse's son David. A song of Asaph.

A well-written song by Asaph. Why, O God, have you permanently rejected us? Why does your anger burn against the sheep of your pasture?

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Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׁירה שׁיר 
Shiyr 
Usage: 90

זמרה זמר זמיר 
Zamiyr 
Usage: 6

זמרת 
Zimrath 
Usage: 3

משּׂא 
Massa' 
Usage: 65

נגינת נגינה 
N@giynah 
Usage: 14

רנּה 
Rinnah 
Usage: 33

ᾠδή 
Ode 
Usage: 7

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