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Bible Verses About Singing And Music

Bible Verses About Singing And Music is a collection of scripture passages from the Bible​ that specifically talk about the ‍act of singing and making music. It is a compilation of verses that highlight the significance of music in worship, ⁤spiritual expression, and celebrating God’s goodness.



The features of Bible Verses About‌ Singing And Music include a wide⁢ range of verses from both the Old and New Testaments.⁣ These verses emphasize the power of music in bringing joy, praise, and healing. They encourage believers to lift⁢ their voices in song, play‌ instruments, and make music as a way ‌to express their love for God and connect with

Shout it from the rooftops! Sing it from the mountain tops! This is one of my favorite verses about music. Music has been a thing of beauty, joy and celebration for hundreds of years. It has also been used to torture and hurt others in many cases. It’s important to me to find scripture that tells me when the Bible talks about singing and music, what are they really saying?

The Bible is full of verses about singing and music. Here are 101 quotes, excerpts and phrases. Some scriptures include hymns and songs from the Psalms, others illustrate principles and truths about singing and music.

We all sing. Every day as we wake up, shower, and brush our teeth we are singing. Sometimes we sing out loud and other times we just hum a tune while driving or walking down the street. But why do we sing? A Bible verse about singing can help us to understand why God gave us the gift of music to use.

Bible Verses About Singing And Music

Colossians 3:16 ESV / 606 helpful votes
Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly, teaching and admonishing one another in all wisdom, singing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, with thankfulness in your hearts to God.

Psalm 100:1-2 ESV / 561 helpful votes
A Psalm for giving thanks. Make a joyful noise to the Lord, all the earth! Serve the Lord with gladness! Come into his presence with singing!

Psalm 95:1-2 ESV / 497 helpful votes
Oh come, let us sing to the Lord; let us make a joyful noise to the rock of our salvation! Let us come into his presence with thanksgiving; let us make a joyful noise to him with songs of praise!

Ephesians 5:19 ESV / 470 helpful votes
Addressing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody to the Lord with your heart,

Psalm 147:1 ESV / 395 helpful votes
Praise the Lord! For it is good to sing praises to our God; for it is pleasant, and a song of praise is fitting.

James 5:13 ESV / 369 helpful votes
Is anyone among you suffering? Let him pray. Is anyone cheerful? Let him sing praise.

Acts 16:25 ESV / 334 helpful votes
About midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns to God, and the prisoners were listening to them,

Psalm 95:1 ESV / 329 helpful votes
Oh come, let us sing to the Lord; let us make a joyful noise to the rock of our salvation!

Zephaniah 3:17 ESV / 319 helpful votes
The Lord your God is in your midst, a mighty one who will save; he will rejoice over you with gladness; he will quiet you by his love; he will exult over you with loud singing.

Psalm 104:33 ESV / 311 helpful votes
I will sing to the Lord as long as I live; I will sing praise to my God while I have being.

Psalm 150:1-6 ESV / 277 helpful votes
Praise the Lord! Praise God in his sanctuary; praise him in his mighty heavens! Praise him for his mighty deeds; praise him according to his excellent greatness! Praise him with trumpet sound; praise him with lute and harp! Praise him with tambourine and dance; praise him with strings and pipe! Praise him with sounding cymbals; praise him with loud clashing cymbals! …

1 Corinthians 14:15 ESV / 274 helpful votes
What am I to do? I will pray with my spirit, but I will pray with my mind also; I will sing praise with my spirit, but I will sing with my mind also.

Psalm 13:6 ESV / 248 helpful votes
I will sing to the Lord, because he has dealt bountifully with me.

Psalm 105:2 ESV / 246 helpful votes
Sing to him, sing praises to him; tell of all his wondrous works!

Psalm 59:16 ESV / 208 helpful votes
But I will sing of your strength; I will sing aloud of your steadfast love in the morning. For you have been to me a fortress and a refuge in the day of my distress.

Hebrews 2:12 ESV / 206 helpful votes
Saying, “I will tell of your name to my brothers; in the midst of the congregation I will sing your praise.”

Isaiah 12:5 ESV / 190 helpful votes
“Sing praises to the Lord, for he has done gloriously; let this be made known in all the earth.

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Romans 15:9 ESV / 176 helpful votes
And in order that the Gentiles might glorify God for his mercy. As it is written, “Therefore I will praise you among the Gentiles, and sing to your name.”

Matthew 26:30 ESV / 164 helpful votes
And when they had sung a hymn, they went out to the Mount of Olives.

Psalm 33:3 ESV / 159 helpful votes
Sing to him a new song; play skillfully on the strings, with loud shouts.

Isaiah 42:10 ESV / 158 helpful votes
Sing to the Lord a new song, his praise from the end of the earth, you who go down to the sea, and all that fills it, the coastlands and their inhabitants.

Exodus 15:1 ESV / 151 helpful votes
Then Moses and the people of Israel sang this song to the Lord, saying, “I will sing to the Lord, for he has triumphed gloriously; the horse and his rider he has thrown into the sea.

Mark 14:26 ESV / 143 helpful votes
And when they had sung a hymn, they went out to the Mount of Olives.

Psalm 144:9 ESV / 138 helpful votes
I will sing a new song to you, O God; upon a ten-stringed harp I will play to you,

Psalm 40:3 ESV / 134 helpful votes
He put a new song in my mouth, a song of praise to our God. Many will see and fear, and put their trust in the Lord.

Psalm 9:2 ESV / 132 helpful votes
I will be glad and exult in you; I will sing praise to your name, O Most High.

Psalm 96:1 ESV / 127 helpful votes
Oh sing to the Lord a new song; sing to the Lord, all the earth!

Psalm 149:1 ESV / 124 helpful votes
Praise the Lord! Sing to the Lord a new song, his praise in the assembly of the godly!

Psalm 98:1 ESV / 123 helpful votes
A Psalm. Oh sing to the Lord a new song, for he has done marvelous things! His right hand and his holy arm have worked salvation for him.

Psalm 71:23 ESV / 122 helpful votes
My lips will shout for joy, when I sing praises to you; my soul also, which you have redeemed.

Psalm 30:4 ESV / 115 helpful votes
Sing praises to the Lord, O you his saints, and give thanks to his holy name.

Psalm 100:1-5 ESV / 108 helpful votes
A Psalm for giving thanks. Make a joyful noise to the Lord, all the earth! Serve the Lord with gladness! Come into his presence with singing! Know that the Lord, he is God! It is he who made us, and we are his; we are his people, and the sheep of his pasture. Enter his gates with thanksgiving, and his courts with praise! Give thanks to him; bless his name! For the Lord is good; his steadfast love endures forever, and his faithfulness to all generations.

Hebrews 13:15 ESV / 107 helpful votes
Through him then let us continually offer up a sacrifice of praise to God, that is, the fruit of lips that acknowledge his name.

1 Chronicles 16:9 ESV / 103 helpful votes
Sing to him; sing praises to him; tell of all his wondrous works!

Psalm 149:3 ESV / 101 helpful votes
Let them praise his name with dancing, making melody to him with tambourine and lyre!

Psalm 68:4 ESV / 101 helpful votes
Sing to God, sing praises to his name; lift up a song to him who rides through the deserts; his name is the Lord; exult before him!

Psalm 89:1 ESV / 97 helpful votes
A Maskil of Ethan the Ezrahite. I will sing of the steadfast love of the Lord, forever; with my mouth I will make known your faithfulness to all generations.

Psalm 71:8 ESV / 93 helpful votes
My mouth is filled with your praise, and with your glory all the day.

Psalm 47:6 ESV / 92 helpful votes
Sing praises to God, sing praises! Sing praises to our King, sing praises!

Psalm 101:1 ESV / 90 helpful votes
A Psalm of David. I will sing of steadfast love and justice; to you, O Lord, I will make music.

Exodus 15:2 ESV / 89 helpful votes
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.

Revelation 5:9 ESV / 88 helpful votes
And they sang a new song, saying, “Worthy are you to take the scroll and to open its seals, for you were slain, and by your blood you ransomed people for God from every tribe and language and people and nation,

Bible Verses About Singing Worship

Isaiah 49:13 ESV / 87 helpful votes
Sing for joy, O heavens, and exult, O earth; break forth, O mountains, into singing! For the Lord has comforted his people and will have compassion on his afflicted.

Psalm 9:11 ESV / 87 helpful votes
Sing praises to the Lord, who sits enthroned in Zion! Tell among the peoples his deeds!

John 4:23-24 ESV / 86 helpful votes
But the hour is coming, and is now here, when the true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and truth, for the Father is seeking such people to worship him. God is spirit, and those who worship him must worship in spirit and truth.”

Psalm 100:2 ESV / 85 helpful votes
Serve the Lord with gladness! Come into his presence with singing!

Isaiah 44:23 ESV / 83 helpful votes
Sing, O heavens, for the Lord has done it; shout, O depths of the earth; break forth into singing, O mountains, O forest, and every tree in it! For the Lord has redeemed Jacob, and will be glorified in Israel.

Psalm 150:1 ESV / 82 helpful votes
Praise the Lord! Praise God in his sanctuary; praise him in his mighty heavens!

Psalm 147:7 ESV / 81 helpful votes
Sing to the Lord with thanksgiving; make melody to our God on the lyre!

Psalm 92:1 ESV / 81 helpful votes
A Psalm. A Song for the Sabbath. It is good to give thanks to the Lord, to sing praises to your name, O Most High;

Isaiah 54:1 ESV / 79 helpful votes
“Sing, O barren one, who did not bear; break forth into singing and cry aloud, you who have not been in labor! For the children of the desolate one will be more than the children of her who is married,” says the Lord.

1 Chronicles 16:23 ESV / 79 helpful votes
Sing to the Lord, all the earth! Tell of his salvation from day to day.

Isaiah 55:12 ESV / 75 helpful votes
“For you shall go out in joy and be led forth in peace; the mountains and the hills before you shall break forth into singing, and all the trees of the field shall clap their hands.

1 Samuel 16:23 ESV / 74 helpful votes
And whenever the harmful spirit from God was upon Saul, David took the lyre and played it with his hand. So Saul was refreshed and was well, and the harmful spirit departed from him.

Psalm 135:3 ESV / 73 helpful votes
Praise the Lord, for the Lord is good; sing to his name, for it is pleasant!

Psalm 96:1-13 ESV / 72 helpful votes
Oh sing to the Lord a new song; sing to the Lord, all the earth! Sing to the Lord, bless his name; tell of his salvation from day to day. Declare his glory among the nations, his marvelous works among all the peoples! For great is the Lord, and greatly to be praised; he is to be feared above all gods. For all the gods of the peoples are worthless idols, but the Lord made the heavens. …

Psalm 7:17 ESV / 72 helpful votes
I will give to the Lord the thanks due to his righteousness, and I will sing praise to the name of the Lord, the Most High.

Nehemiah 12:27 ESV / 72 helpful votes
And at the dedication of the wall of Jerusalem they sought the Levites in all their places, to bring them to Jerusalem to celebrate the dedication with gladness, with thanksgivings and with singing, with cymbals, harps, and lyres.

Colossians 3:1-25 ESV / 69 helpful votes
If then you have been raised with Christ, seek the things that are above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. Set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on earth. For you have died, and your life is hidden with Christ in God. When Christ who is your life appears, then you also will appear with him in glory. Put to death therefore what is earthly in you: sexual immorality, impurity, passion, evil desire, and covetousness, which is idolatry. …

Jeremiah 20:13 ESV / 65 helpful votes
Sing to the Lord; praise the Lord! For he has delivered the life of the needy from the hand of evildoers.

Psalm 81:1 ESV / 64 helpful votes
To the choirmaster: according to The Gittith. Of Asaph. Sing aloud to God our strength; shout for joy to the God of Jacob!

1 Samuel 18:6 ESV / 64 helpful votes
As they were coming home, when David returned from striking down the Philistine, the women came out of all the cities of Israel, singing and dancing, to meet King Saul, with tambourines, with songs of joy, and with musical instruments.

Revelation 15:3 ESV / 63 helpful votes
And they sing the song of Moses, the servant of God, and the song of the Lamb, saying, “Great and amazing are your deeds, O Lord God the Almighty! Just and true are your ways, O King of the nations!

Psalm 68:32 ESV / 63 helpful votes
O kingdoms of the earth, sing to God; sing praises to the Lord, Selah

Psalm 57:7 ESV / 63 helpful votes
My heart is steadfast, O God, my heart is steadfast! I will sing and make melody!

1 Chronicles 15:16 ESV / 63 helpful votes
David also commanded the chiefs of the Levites to appoint their brothers as the singers who should play loudly on musical instruments, on harps and lyres and cymbals, to raise sounds of joy.

Psalm 150:6 ESV / 62 helpful votes
Let everything that has breath praise the Lord! Praise the Lord!

1 Chronicles 15:27 ESV / 62 helpful votes
David was clothed with a robe of fine linen, as also were all the Levites who were carrying the ark, and the singers and Chenaniah the leader of the music of the singers. And David wore a linen ephod.

Psalm 149:5 ESV / 61 helpful votes
Let the godly exult in glory; let them sing for joy on their beds.

Psalm 146:2 ESV / 61 helpful votes
I will praise the Lord as long as I live; I will sing praises to my God while I have my being.

Psalm 68:6 ESV / 61 helpful votes
God settles the solitary in a home; he leads out the prisoners to prosperity, but the rebellious dwell in a parched land.

Psalm 9:1 ESV / 61 helpful votes
To the choirmaster: according to Muth-labben. A Psalm of David. I will give thanks to the Lord with my whole heart; I will recount all of your wonderful deeds.

Psalm 30:12 ESV / 60 helpful votes
That my glory may sing your praise and not be silent. O Lord my God, I will give thanks to you forever!

2 Samuel 6:1-23 ESV / 60 helpful votes
David again gathered all the chosen men of Israel, thirty thousand. And David arose and went with all the people who were with him from Baale-judah to bring up from there the ark of God, which is called by the name of the Lord of hosts who sits enthroned on the cherubim. And they carried the ark of God on a new cart and brought it out of the house of Abinadab, which was on the hill. And Uzzah and Ahio, the sons of Abinadab, were driving the new cart, with the ark of God, and Ahio went before the ark. And David and all the house of Israel were making merry before the Lord, with songs and lyres and harps and tambourines and castanets and cymbals. …

Revelation 15:3-4 ESV / 59 helpful votes
And they sing the song of Moses, the servant of God, and the song of the Lamb, saying, “Great and amazing are your deeds, O Lord God the Almighty! Just and true are your ways, O King of the nations! Who will not fear, O Lord, and glorify your name? For you alone are holy. All nations will come and worship you, for your righteous acts have been revealed.”

Psalm 33:2 ESV / 58 helpful votes
Give thanks to the Lord with the lyre; make melody to him with the harp of ten strings!

Zechariah 2:10 ESV / 57 helpful votes
Sing and rejoice, O daughter of Zion, for behold, I come and I will dwell in your midst, declares the Lord.

Psalm 67:4 ESV / 56 helpful votes
Let the nations be glad and sing for joy, for you judge the peoples with equity and guide the nations upon earth. Selah

1 Chronicles 15:22 ESV / 56 helpful votes
Chenaniah, leader of the Levites in music, should direct the music, for he understood it.

Psalm 98:4 ESV / 55 helpful votes
Make a joyful noise to the Lord, all the earth; break forth into joyous song and sing praises!

Psalm 96:1-2 ESV / 55 helpful votes
Oh sing to the Lord a new song; sing to the Lord, all the earth! Sing to the Lord, bless his name; tell of his salvation from day to day.

Psalm 5:11 ESV / 55 helpful votes
But let all who take refuge in you rejoice; let them ever sing for joy, and spread your protection over them, that those who love your name may exult in you.

1 Chronicles 13:8 ESV / 55 helpful votes
And David and all Israel were rejoicing before God with all their might, with song and lyres and harps and tambourines and cymbals and trumpets.

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