100 Bible Verses about Worship

John 4:24 ESV / 604 helpful votes

God is spirit, and those who worship him must worship in spirit and truth.”

Psalm 95:6 ESV / 507 helpful votes

Oh come, let us worship and bow down; let us kneel before the Lord, our Maker!

Romans 12:1 ESV / 352 helpful votes

I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship.

John 4:23 ESV / 323 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.

Colossians 3:14-17 ESV / 296 helpful votes

And above all these put on love, which binds everything together in perfect harmony. And let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, to which indeed you were called in one body. And be thankful. 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. And whatever you do, in word or deed, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him.

Isaiah 12:5 ESV / 258 helpful votes

“Sing praises to the Lord, for he has done gloriously; let this be made known in all the earth.

Hebrews 13:15 ESV / 229 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.

Luke 4:8 ESV / 195 helpful votes

And Jesus answered him, “It is written, “‘You shall worship the Lord your God, and him only shall you serve.’”

Hebrews 12:28 ESV / 172 helpful votes

Therefore let us be grateful for receiving a kingdom that cannot be shaken, and thus let us offer to God acceptable worship, with reverence and awe,

Psalm 95:1-6 ESV / 164 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! For the Lord is a great God, and a great King above all gods. In his hand are the depths of the earth; the heights of the mountains are his also. The sea is his, for he made it, and his hands formed the dry land. ...

Psalm 29:2 ESV / 161 helpful votes

Ascribe to the Lord the glory due his name; worship the Lord in the splendor of holiness.

Psalm 99:5 ESV / 127 helpful votes

Exalt the Lord our God; worship at his footstool! Holy is he!

Matthew 18:20 ESV / 92 helpful votes

For where two or three are gathered in my name, there am I among them.”

Psalm 132:7 ESV / 92 helpful votes

“Let us go to his dwelling place; let us worship at his footstool!”

Psalm 96:9 ESV / 86 helpful votes

Worship the Lord in the splendor of holiness; tremble before him, all the earth!

Psalm 66:4 ESV / 80 helpful votes

All the earth worships you and sings praises to you; they sing praises to your name.” Selah

Revelation 19:10 ESV / 78 helpful votes

Then I fell down at his feet to worship him, but he said to me, “You must not do that! I am a fellow servant with you and your brothers who hold to the testimony of Jesus. Worship God.” For the testimony of Jesus is the spirit of prophecy.

Hebrews 10:25 ESV / 78 helpful votes

Not neglecting to meet together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another, and all the more as you see the Day drawing near.

1 Chronicles 16:29 ESV / 77 helpful votes

Ascribe to the Lord the glory due his name; bring an offering and come before him! Worship the Lord in the splendor of holiness;

Job 1:20-21 ESV / 76 helpful votes

Then Job arose and tore his robe and shaved his head and fell on the ground and worshiped. And he said, “Naked I came from my mother's womb, and naked shall I return. The Lord gave, and the Lord has taken away; blessed be the name of the Lord.”

Revelation 14:7 ESV / 73 helpful votes

And he said with a loud voice, “Fear God and give him glory, because the hour of his judgment has come, and worship him who made heaven and earth, the sea and the springs of water.”

Matthew 4:10 ESV / 73 helpful votes

Then Jesus said to him, “Be gone, Satan! For it is written, “‘You shall worship the Lord your God and him only shall you serve.’”

Isaiah 56:7 ESV / 73 helpful votes

These I will bring to my holy mountain, and make them joyful in my house of prayer; their burnt offerings and their sacrifices will be accepted on my altar; for my house shall be called a house of prayer for all peoples.”

Psalm 84:1-3 ESV / 71 helpful votes

To the choirmaster: according to The Gittith. A Psalm of the Sons of Korah. How lovely is your dwelling place, O Lord of hosts! My soul longs, yes, faints for the courts of the Lord; my heart and flesh sing for joy to the living God. Even the sparrow finds a home, and the swallow a nest for herself, where she may lay her young, at your altars, O Lord of hosts, my King and my God.

1 Peter 2:5 ESV / 70 helpful votes

You yourselves like living stones are being built up as a spiritual house, to be a holy priesthood, to offer spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God through Jesus Christ.

Psalm 84:10 ESV / 66 helpful votes

For a day in your courts is better than a thousand elsewhere. I would rather be a doorkeeper in the house of my God than dwell in the tents of wickedness.

Isaiah 29:13-16 ESV / 64 helpful votes

And the Lord said: “Because this people draw near with their mouth and honor me with their lips, while their hearts are far from me, and their fear of me is a commandment taught by men, therefore, behold, I will again do wonderful things with this people, with wonder upon wonder; and the wisdom of their wise men shall perish, and the discernment of their discerning men shall be hidden.” Ah, you who hide deep from the Lord your counsel, whose deeds are in the dark, and who say, “Who sees us? Who knows us?” You turn things upside down! Shall the potter be regarded as the clay, that the thing made should say of its maker, “He did not make me”; or the thing formed say of him who formed it, “He has no understanding”?

Psalm 27:4 ESV / 63 helpful votes

One thing have I asked of the Lord, that will I seek after: that I may dwell in the house of the Lord all the days of my life, to gaze upon the beauty of the Lord and to inquire in his temple.

Psalm 77:13 ESV / 56 helpful votes

Your way, O God, is holy. What god is great like our God?

Psalm 71:8 ESV / 55 helpful votes

My mouth is filled with your praise, and with your glory all the day.

Exodus 34:8 ESV / 55 helpful votes

And Moses quickly bowed his head toward the earth and worshiped.

1 Timothy 2:8 ESV / 54 helpful votes

I desire then that in every place the men should pray, lifting holy hands without anger or quarreling;

Revelation 4:11 ESV / 52 helpful votes

“Worthy are you, our Lord and God, to receive glory and honor and power, for you created all things, and by your will they existed and were created.”

Psalm 149:1 ESV / 51 helpful votes

Praise the Lord! Sing to the Lord a new song, his praise in the assembly of the godly!

1 Peter 2:9 ESV / 50 helpful votes

But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for his own possession, that you may proclaim the excellencies of him who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light.

Exodus 15:2 ESV / 49 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.

Psalm 100:1-4 ESV / 48 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!

Hebrews 1:6 ESV / 47 helpful votes

And again, when he brings the firstborn into the world, he says, “Let all God's angels worship him.”

Romans 12:1-2 ESV / 47 helpful votes

I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship. Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.

Psalm 150:1-6 ESV / 45 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! ...

Exodus 34:14 ESV / 42 helpful votes

(for you shall worship no other god, for the Lord, whose name is Jealous, is a jealous God),

Ephesians 5:19 ESV / 40 helpful votes

Addressing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody to the Lord with your heart,

Colossians 3:16 ESV / 39 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 8:1-9 ESV / 39 helpful votes

To the choirmaster: according to The Gittith. A Psalm of David. O Lord, our Lord, how majestic is your name in all the earth! You have set your glory above the heavens. Out of the mouth of babies and infants, you have established strength because of your foes, to still the enemy and the avenger. When I look at your heavens, the work of your fingers, the moon and the stars, which you have set in place, what is man that you are mindful of him, and the son of man that you care for him? Yet you have made him a little lower than the heavenly beings and crowned him with glory and honor. ...

Revelation 15:4 ESV / 38 helpful votes

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 149:3 ESV / 37 helpful votes

Let them praise his name with dancing, making melody to him with tambourine and lyre!

Psalm 138:2 ESV / 37 helpful votes

I bow down toward your holy temple and give thanks to your name for your steadfast love and your faithfulness, for you have exalted above all things your name and your word.

James 5:13 ESV / 36 helpful votes

Is anyone among you suffering? Let him pray. Is anyone cheerful? Let him sing praise.

Luke 10:38-42 ESV / 36 helpful votes

Now as they went on their way, Jesus entered a village. And a woman named Martha welcomed him into her house. And she had a sister called Mary, who sat at the Lord's feet and listened to his teaching. But Martha was distracted with much serving. And she went up to him and said, “Lord, do you not care that my sister has left me to serve alone? Tell her then to help me.” But the Lord answered her, “Martha, Martha, you are anxious and troubled about many things, but one thing is necessary. Mary has chosen the good portion, which will not be taken away from her.”

Psalm 119:108 ESV / 35 helpful votes

Accept my freewill offerings of praise, O Lord, and teach me your rules.

Genesis 22:5 ESV / 35 helpful votes

Then Abraham said to his young men, “Stay here with the donkey; I and the boy will go over there and worship and come again to you.”

John 4:23-24 ESV / 34 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 63:1 ESV / 34 helpful votes

A Psalm of David, when he was in the wilderness of Judah. O God, you are my God; earnestly I seek you; my soul thirsts for you; my flesh faints for you, as in a dry and weary land where there is no water.

Psalm 100:2 ESV / 33 helpful votes

Serve the Lord with gladness! Come into his presence with singing!

Psalm 5:7 ESV / 33 helpful votes

But I, through the abundance of your steadfast love, will enter your house. I will bow down toward your holy temple in the fear of you.

Exodus 20:3 ESV / 32 helpful votes

“You shall have no other gods before me.

Acts 16:25 ESV / 31 helpful votes

About midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns to God, and the prisoners were listening to them,

Psalm 150:6 ESV / 31 helpful votes

Let everything that has breath praise the Lord! Praise the Lord!

Psalm 100:1-5 ESV / 31 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.

Psalm 96:8 ESV / 31 helpful votes

Ascribe to the Lord the glory due his name; bring an offering, and come into his courts!

Psalm 107:32 ESV / 30 helpful votes

Let them extol him in the congregation of the people, and praise him in the assembly of the elders.

Psalm 30:11 ESV / 30 helpful votes

You have turned for me my mourning into dancing; you have loosed my sackcloth and clothed me with gladness,

Isaiah 29:13 ESV / 29 helpful votes

And the Lord said: “Because this people draw near with their mouth and honor me with their lips, while their hearts are far from me, and their fear of me is a commandment taught by men,

2 Chronicles 5:14 ESV / 29 helpful votes

So that the priests could not stand to minister because of the cloud, for the glory of the Lord filled the house of God.

1 Chronicles 16:9 ESV / 29 helpful votes

Sing to him; sing praises to him; tell of all his wondrous works!

John 4:21-24 ESV / 28 helpful votes

Jesus said to her, “Woman, believe me, the hour is coming when neither on this mountain nor in Jerusalem will you worship the Father. You worship what you do not know; we worship what we know, for salvation is from the Jews. 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.”

Isaiah 30:29 ESV / 28 helpful votes

You shall have a song as in the night when a holy feast is kept, and gladness of heart, as when one sets out to the sound of the flute to go to the mountain of the Lord, to the Rock of Israel.

Isaiah 25:1 ESV / 28 helpful votes

O Lord, you are my God; I will exalt you; I will praise your name, for you have done wonderful things, plans formed of old, faithful and sure.

Psalm 118:19 ESV / 28 helpful votes

Open to me the gates of righteousness, that I may enter through them and give thanks to the Lord.

Psalm 84:4 ESV / 28 helpful votes

Blessed are those who dwell in your house, ever singing your praise! Selah

Romans 14:11 ESV / 27 helpful votes

For it is written, “As I live, says the Lord, every knee shall bow to me, and every tongue shall confess to God.”

Matthew 2:11 ESV / 27 helpful votes

And going into the house they saw the child with Mary his mother, and they fell down and worshiped him. Then, opening their treasures, they offered him gifts, gold and frankincense and myrrh.

Daniel 4:37 ESV / 27 helpful votes

Now I, Nebuchadnezzar, praise and extol and honor the King of heaven, for all his works are right and his ways are just; and those who walk in pride he is able to humble.

Psalm 35:18 ESV / 27 helpful votes

I will thank you in the great congregation; in the mighty throng I will praise you.

1 Corinthians 14:15-17 ESV / 25 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. Otherwise, if you give thanks with your spirit, how can anyone in the position of an outsider say “Amen” to your thanksgiving when he does not know what you are saying? For you may be giving thanks well enough, but the other person is not being built up.

Psalm 34:1 ESV / 25 helpful votes

Of David, when he changed his behavior before Abimelech, so that he drove him out, and he went away. I will bless the Lord at all times; his praise shall continually be in my mouth.

Psalm 24:3-6 ESV / 25 helpful votes

Who shall ascend the hill of the Lord? And who shall stand in his holy place? He who has clean hands and a pure heart, who does not lift up his soul to what is false and does not swear deceitfully. He will receive blessing from the Lord and righteousness from the God of his salvation. Such is the generation of those who seek him, who seek the face of the God of Jacob. Selah

Revelation 22:9 ESV / 24 helpful votes

But he said to me, “You must not do that! I am a fellow servant with you and your brothers the prophets, and with those who keep the words of this book. Worship God.”

Psalm 84:1-4 ESV / 24 helpful votes

To the choirmaster: according to The Gittith. A Psalm of the Sons of Korah. How lovely is your dwelling place, O Lord of hosts! My soul longs, yes, faints for the courts of the Lord; my heart and flesh sing for joy to the living God. Even the sparrow finds a home, and the swallow a nest for herself, where she may lay her young, at your altars, O Lord of hosts, my King and my God. Blessed are those who dwell in your house, ever singing your praise! Selah

Psalm 65:4 ESV / 24 helpful votes

Blessed is the one you choose and bring near, to dwell in your courts! We shall be satisfied with the goodness of your house, the holiness of your temple!

Psalm 150:1 ESV / 23 helpful votes

Praise the Lord! Praise God in his sanctuary; praise him in his mighty heavens!

Psalm 22:3 ESV / 23 helpful votes

Yet you are holy, enthroned on the praises of Israel.

2 Chronicles 7:3 ESV / 23 helpful votes

When all the people of Israel saw the fire come down and the glory of the Lord on the temple, they bowed down with their faces to the ground on the pavement and worshiped and gave thanks to the Lord, saying, “For he is good, for his steadfast love endures forever.”

Exodus 20:2-6 ESV / 23 helpful votes

“I am the Lord your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of slavery. “You shall have no other gods before me. “You shall not make for yourself a carved image, or any likeness of anything that is in heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth. You shall not bow down to them or serve them, for I the Lord your God am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers on the children to the third and the fourth generation of those who hate me, but showing steadfast love to thousands of those who love me and keep my commandments.

Psalm 40:3 ESV / 22 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 7:17 ESV / 22 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.

Psalm 100:4 ESV / 21 helpful votes

Enter his gates with thanksgiving, and his courts with praise! Give thanks to him; bless his name!

Psalm 33:3 ESV / 21 helpful votes

Sing to him a new song; play skillfully on the strings, with loud shouts.

Revelation 7:11 ESV / 20 helpful votes

And all the angels were standing around the throne and around the elders and the four living creatures, and they fell on their faces before the throne and worshiped God,

Jeremiah 26:2 ESV / 20 helpful votes

“Thus says the Lord: Stand in the court of the Lord's house, and speak to all the cities of Judah that come to worship in the house of the Lord all the words that I command you to speak to them; do not hold back a word.

Ecclesiastes 5:1 ESV / 20 helpful votes

Guard your steps when you go to the house of God. To draw near to listen is better than to offer the sacrifice of fools, for they do not know that they are doing evil.

Psalm 97:7 ESV / 20 helpful votes

All worshipers of images are put to shame, who make their boast in worthless idols; worship him, all you gods!

Exodus 23:25 ESV / 20 helpful votes

You shall serve the Lord your God, and he will bless your bread and your water, and I will take sickness away from among you.

Psalm 26:6-8 ESV / 19 helpful votes

I wash my hands in innocence and go around your altar, O Lord, proclaiming thanksgiving aloud, and telling all your wondrous deeds. O Lord, I love the habitation of your house and the place where your glory dwells.

John 4:21 ESV / 18 helpful votes

Jesus said to her, “Woman, believe me, the hour is coming when neither on this mountain nor in Jerusalem will you worship the Father.

John 3:16-17 ESV / 18 helpful votes

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him.

Habakkuk 2:20 ESV / 18 helpful votes

But the Lord is in his holy temple; let all the earth keep silence before him.”

Isaiah 43:1-28 ESV / 18 helpful votes

But now thus says the Lord, he who created you, O Jacob, he who formed you, O Israel: “Fear not, for I have redeemed you; I have called you by name, you are mine. When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and through the rivers, they shall not overwhelm you; when you walk through fire you shall not be burned, and the flame shall not consume you. For I am the Lord your God, the Holy One of Israel, your Savior. I give Egypt as your ransom, Cush and Seba in exchange for you. Because you are precious in my eyes, and honored, and I love you, I give men in return for you, peoples in exchange for your life. Fear not, for I am with you; I will bring your offspring from the east, and from the west I will gather you. ...

Psalm 86:9 ESV / 18 helpful votes

All the nations you have made shall come and worship before you, O Lord, and shall glorify your name.

Psalm 59:16 ESV / 18 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.

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