'Song' in the Bible
Then Moses and the Israelites sang this song to the Lord. They said, "I will sing to the Lord, for he has triumphed gloriously, the horse and its rider he has thrown into the sea.
The Lord is my strength and my song, and he has become my salvation. This is my God, and I will praise him, my father's God, and I will exalt him.
Then Israel sang this song: "Spring up, O well, sing to it!
Now write down for yourselves the following song and teach it to the Israelites. Put it into their very mouths so that this song may serve as my witness against the Israelites!
Then when many disasters and distresses overcome them this song will testify against them, for their descendants will not forget it. I know the intentions they have in mind today, even before I bring them to the land I have promised."
So on that day Moses wrote down this song and taught it to the Israelites,
Then Moses recited the words of this song from start to finish in the hearing of the whole assembly of Israel.
Then Moses went with Joshua son of Nun and recited all the words of this song to the people.
On that day Deborah and Barak son of Abinoam sang this victory song:
Wake up, wake up, Deborah! Wake up, wake up, sing a song! Get up, Barak! Capture your prisoners of war, son of Abinoam!
David sang to the Lord the words of this song when the Lord rescued him from the power of all his enemies, including Saul.
That day David first gave to Asaph and his colleagues this song of thanks to the Lord:
"And now I have become their taunt song; I have become a byword among them.
For the music director; by the Lord's servant David, who sang to the Lord the words of this song when the Lord rescued him from the power of all his enemies, including Saul. He said: "I love you, Lord, my source of strength!
A psalm -- a song used at the dedication of the temple; by David. I will praise you, O Lord, for you lifted me up, and did not allow my enemies to gloat over me.
By David; a well-written song. How blessed is the one whose rebellious acts are forgiven, whose sin is pardoned!
Sing to him a new song! Play skillfully as you shout out your praises to him!
He gave me reason to sing a new song, praising our God. May many see what God has done, so that they might swear allegiance to him and trust in the Lord!
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!
By day the Lord decrees his loyal love, and by night he gives me a song, a prayer to the living God.
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.
For the music director; according to the tune of "Lilies;" by the Korahites, a well-written poem, a love song. My heart is stirred by a beautiful song. I say, "I have composed this special song for the king; my tongue is as skilled as the stylus of an experienced scribe."
For the music director; by the Korahites; according to the alamoth style; a song. God is our strong refuge; he is truly our helper in times of trouble.
For God is king of the whole earth! Sing a well-written song!
A song, a psalm by the Korahites. The Lord is great and certainly worthy of praise in the city of our God, his holy hill.
I will learn a song that imparts wisdom; I will then sing my insightful song to the accompaniment of a harp.
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!
For the music director; a psalm of David, a song. Praise awaits you, O God, in Zion. Vows made to you are fulfilled.
For the music director; a song, a psalm. Shout out praise to God, all the earth!
For the music director; to be accompanied by stringed instruments; a psalm, a song. May God show us his favor and bless us! May he smile on us! (Selah)
For the music director; by David, a psalm, a song. God springs into action! His enemies scatter; his adversaries run from him.
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?
For the music director; according to the al-tashcheth style; a psalm of Asaph; a song. We give thanks to you, O God! We give thanks! You reveal your presence; people tell about your amazing deeds.
For the music director; to be accompanied by stringed instruments; a psalm of Asaph, a song. God has revealed himself in Judah; in Israel his reputation is great.
I said, "During the night I will remember the song I once sang; I will think very carefully." I tried to make sense of what was happening.
A well-written song by Asaph. Pay attention, my people, to my instruction! Listen to the words I speak!
I will sing a song that imparts wisdom; I will make insightful observations about the past.
Sing a song and play the tambourine, the pleasant sounding harp, and the ten-stringed instrument!
A song, a psalm of Asaph. O God, do not be silent! Do not ignore us! Do not be inactive, O God!
Written by the Korahites; a psalm, a song. The Lord's city is in the holy hills.
A song, a psalm written by the Korahites; for the music director; according to the machalath-leannoth style; a well-written song by Heman the Ezrachite. O Lord God who delivers me! By day I cry out and at night I pray before you.
A well-written song by Ethan the Ezrachite. I will sing continually about the Lord's faithful deeds; to future generations I will proclaim your faithfulness.
A psalm; a song for the Sabbath day. It is fitting to thank the Lord, and to sing praises to your name, O sovereign One!
Sing to the Lord a new song! Sing to the Lord, all the earth!
A psalm. Sing to the Lord a new song, for he performs amazing deeds! His right hand and his mighty arm accomplish deliverance.
A song, a psalm of David. I am determined, O God! I will sing and praise you with my whole heart.
A song of ascents. In my distress I cried out to the Lord and he answered me.
A song of ascents. I look up toward the hills. From where does my help come?
A song of ascents, by David. I was glad because they said to me, "We will go to the Lord's temple."
A song of ascents. I look up toward you, the one enthroned in heaven.
A song of ascents, by David. "If the Lord had not been on our side" -- let Israel say this! --
A song of ascents. Those who trust in the Lord are like Mount Zion; it cannot be upended and will endure forever.
A song of ascents. When the Lord restored the well-being of Zion, we thought we were dreaming.
A song of ascents, by Solomon. If the Lord does not build a house, then those who build it work in vain. If the Lord does not guard a city, then the watchman stands guard in vain.
A song of ascents. How blessed is every one of the Lord's loyal followers, each one who keeps his commands!
A song of ascents. "Since my youth they have often attacked me," let Israel say.
A song of ascents. From the deep water I cry out to you, O Lord.
A song of ascents, by David. O Lord, my heart is not proud, nor do I have a haughty look. I do not have great aspirations, or concern myself with things that are beyond me.
A song of ascents. O Lord, for David's sake remember all his strenuous effort,
A song of ascents, by David. Look! How good and how pleasant it is when brothers live together!
A song of ascents. Attention! Praise the Lord, all you servants of the Lord, who serve in the Lord's temple during the night.
for there our captors ask us to compose songs; those who mock us demand that we be happy, saying: "Sing for us a song about Zion!"
How can we sing a song to the Lord in a foreign land?
A well-written song by David, when he was in the cave; a prayer. To the Lord I cry out; to the Lord I plead for mercy.
O God, I will sing a new song to you! Accompanied by a ten-stringed instrument, I will sing praises to you,
Offer to the Lord a song of thanks! Sing praises to our God to the accompaniment of a harp!
Praise the Lord! Sing to the Lord a new song! Praise him in the assembly of the godly!
It is better for a person to receive a rebuke from those who are wise than to listen to the song of fools.
I will sing to my love -- a song to my lover about his vineyard. My love had a vineyard on a fertile hill.
The whole earth rests and is quiet; they break into song.
At that time Tyre will be forgotten for seventy years, the typical life span of a king. At the end of seventy years Tyre will try to attract attention again, like the prostitute in the popular song:
like heat in a dry land, you humble the boasting foreigners. Just as the shadow of a cloud causes the heat to subside, so he causes the song of tyrants to cease.
At that time this song will be sung in the land of Judah: "We have a strong city! The Lord's deliverance, like walls and a rampart, makes it secure.
Sing to the Lord a brand new song! Praise him from the horizon of the earth, you who go down to the sea, and everything that lives in it, you coastlands and those who live there!
So, mourn, you people of this nation. Cut off your hair and throw it away. Sing a song of mourning on the hilltops. For the Lord has decided to reject and forsake this generation that has provoked his wrath!'"
I said, "I will weep and mourn for the grasslands on the mountains, I will sing a mournful song for the pastures in the wilderness because they are so scorched no one travels through them. The sound of livestock is no longer heard there. Even the birds in the sky and the wild animals in the fields have fled and are gone."
I said, "Indeed, let them come quickly and sing a song of mourning for us. Let them wail loudly until tears stream from our own eyes and our eyelids overflow with water.
I said, "So now, you wailing women, hear what the Lord says. Open your ears to the words from his mouth. Teach your daughters this mournful song, and each of you teach your neighbor this lament.
So my heart moans for Moab like a flute playing a funeral song. Yes, like a flute playing a funeral song, my heart moans for the people of Kir Heres. For the wealth they have gained will perish.
I have become the laughingstock of all people, their mocking song all day long.
A fire has gone out from its branch; it has consumed its shoot and its fruit. No strong branch was left in it, nor a scepter to rule.' This is a lament song, and has become a lament song."
Realize that to them you are like a sensual song, a beautiful voice and skilled musician. They hear your words, but they do not obey them.
Listen to this funeral song I am ready to sing about you, family of Israel:
In that day people will sing this taunt song to you -- they will mock you with this lament: 'We are completely destroyed; they sell off the property of my people. How they remove it from me! They assign our fields to the conqueror.'
The sovereign Lord is my source of strength. He gives me the agility of a deer; he enables me to negotiate the rugged terrain. (This prayer is for the song leader. It is to be accompanied by stringed instruments.)
What should you do then, brothers and sisters? When you come together, each one has a song, has a lesson, has a revelation, has a tongue, has an interpretation. Let all these things be done for the strengthening of the church.
They were singing a new song: "You are worthy to take the scroll and to open its seals because you were killed, and at the cost of your own blood you have purchased for God persons from every tribe, language, people, and nation.
and they were singing a new song before the throne and before the four living creatures and the elders. No one was able to learn the song except the one hundred and forty-four thousand who had been redeemed from the earth.
They sang the song of Moses the servant of God and the song of the Lamb: "Great and astounding are your deeds, Lord God, the All-Powerful! Just and true are your ways, King over the nations!