100 Bible Verses about Singing

Colossians 3:16 ESV / 783 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 / 604 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!

Ephesians 5:19 ESV / 565 helpful votes

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

Psalm 95:1-2 ESV / 565 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!

Acts 16:25 ESV / 479 helpful votes

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

Psalm 147:1 ESV / 466 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.

Zephaniah 3:17 ESV / 457 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 / 454 helpful votes

I will sing to the Lord as long as I live; I will sing praise to my God while I have being.

James 5:13 ESV / 428 helpful votes

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

Psalm 95:1 ESV / 404 helpful votes

Oh come, let us sing to the Lord; let us make a joyful noise to the rock of our salvation!

1 Corinthians 14:15 ESV / 364 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 105:2 ESV / 341 helpful votes

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

Psalm 59:16 ESV / 324 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.

Psalm 13:6 ESV / 303 helpful votes

I will sing to the Lord, because he has dealt bountifully with me.

Psalm 150:1-6 ESV / 297 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! ...

Isaiah 12:5 ESV / 294 helpful votes

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

Hebrews 2:12 ESV / 265 helpful votes

Saying, “I will tell of your name to my brothers; in the midst of the congregation I will sing your praise.”

Psalm 9:2 ESV / 240 helpful votes

I will be glad and exult in you; I will sing praise to your name, O Most High.

Psalm 71:23 ESV / 224 helpful votes

My lips will shout for joy, when I sing praises to you; my soul also, which you have redeemed.

Romans 15:9 ESV / 217 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.”

Exodus 15:1 ESV / 217 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.

Psalm 33:3 ESV / 214 helpful votes

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

Isaiah 42:10 ESV / 213 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.

Matthew 26:30 ESV / 208 helpful votes

And when they had sung a hymn, they went out to the Mount of Olives.

Mark 14:26 ESV / 195 helpful votes

And when they had sung a hymn, they went out to the Mount of Olives.

Psalm 40:3 ESV / 192 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 96:1 ESV / 184 helpful votes

Oh sing to the Lord a new song; sing to the Lord, all the earth!

Psalm 144:9 ESV / 180 helpful votes

I will sing a new song to you, O God; upon a ten-stringed harp I will play to you,

Psalm 98:1 ESV / 179 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 149:1 ESV / 167 helpful votes

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

Psalm 30:4 ESV / 158 helpful votes

Sing praises to the Lord, O you his saints, and give thanks to his holy name.

Psalm 89:1 ESV / 149 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.

Hebrews 13:15 ESV / 148 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.

Revelation 5:9 ESV / 147 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,

Psalm 150:1 ESV / 142 helpful votes

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

Psalm 108:3 ESV / 136 helpful votes

I will give thanks to you, O Lord, among the peoples; I will sing praises to you among the nations.

Psalm 101:1 ESV / 136 helpful votes

A Psalm of David. I will sing of steadfast love and justice; to you, O Lord, I will make music.

Psalm 100:1-5 ESV / 128 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 135:3 ESV / 127 helpful votes

Praise the Lord, for the Lord is good; sing to his name, for it is pleasant!

Isaiah 44:23 ESV / 126 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 149:3 ESV / 123 helpful votes

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

Psalm 68:4 ESV / 122 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 32:7 ESV / 122 helpful votes

You are a hiding place for me; you preserve me from trouble; you surround me with shouts of deliverance. Selah

1 Chronicles 16:9 ESV / 122 helpful votes

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

1 Chronicles 16:23 ESV / 121 helpful votes

Sing to the Lord, all the earth! Tell of his salvation from day to day.

1 Chronicles 15:16 ESV / 114 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.

Isaiah 54:1 ESV / 113 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.

Psalm 57:7 ESV / 113 helpful votes

My heart is steadfast, O God, my heart is steadfast! I will sing and make melody!

Psalm 9:11 ESV / 112 helpful votes

Sing praises to the Lord, who sits enthroned in Zion! Tell among the peoples his deeds!

Psalm 100:2 ESV / 111 helpful votes

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

Psalm 68:4-5 ESV / 111 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! Father of the fatherless and protector of widows is God in his holy habitation.

Exodus 15:2 ESV / 111 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 47:6 ESV / 109 helpful votes

Sing praises to God, sing praises! Sing praises to our King, sing praises!

Psalm 13:5-6 ESV / 109 helpful votes

But I have trusted in your steadfast love; my heart shall rejoice in your salvation. I will sing to the Lord, because he has dealt bountifully with me.

Job 29:12-13 ESV / 107 helpful votes

Because I delivered the poor who cried for help, and the fatherless who had none to help him. The blessing of him who was about to perish came upon me, and I caused the widow's heart to sing for joy.

Psalm 5:11 ESV / 106 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.

Isaiah 49:13 ESV / 105 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 71:8 ESV / 105 helpful votes

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

Psalm 66:17 ESV / 105 helpful votes

I cried to him with my mouth, and high praise was on my tongue.

Psalm 63:3-4 ESV / 104 helpful votes

Because your steadfast love is better than life, my lips will praise you. So I will bless you as long as I live; in your name I will lift up my hands.

Revelation 15:3 ESV / 103 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!

John 4:23-24 ESV / 101 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 150:6 ESV / 101 helpful votes

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

Psalm 92:1 ESV / 101 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;

Psalm 147:7 ESV / 98 helpful votes

Sing to the Lord with thanksgiving; make melody to our God on the lyre!

Psalm 68:6 ESV / 98 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 68:32 ESV / 97 helpful votes

O kingdoms of the earth, sing to God; sing praises to the Lord, Selah

Psalm 30:12 ESV / 96 helpful votes

That my glory may sing your praise and not be silent. O Lord my God, I will give thanks to you forever!

Isaiah 55:12 ESV / 93 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.

Psalm 96:1-13 ESV / 93 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. ...

Nehemiah 12:27 ESV / 93 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.

Psalm 67:4 ESV / 92 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

John 4:23 ESV / 89 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.

Psalm 96:1-2 ESV / 89 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.

Colossians 3:1-25 ESV / 88 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. ...

1 Samuel 16:23 ESV / 88 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 27:6 ESV / 87 helpful votes

And now my head shall be lifted up above my enemies all around me, and I will offer in his tent sacrifices with shouts of joy; I will sing and make melody to the Lord.

Psalm 7:17 ESV / 87 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.

Acts 16:1-25:27 ESV / 85 helpful votes

Paul came also to Derbe and to Lystra. A disciple was there, named Timothy, the son of a Jewish woman who was a believer, but his father was a Greek. He was well spoken of by the brothers at Lystra and Iconium. Paul wanted Timothy to accompany him, and he took him and circumcised him because of the Jews who were in those places, for they all knew that his father was a Greek. As they went on their way through the cities, they delivered to them for observance the decisions that had been reached by the apostles and elders who were in Jerusalem. So the churches were strengthened in the faith, and they increased in numbers daily. ...

Psalm 149:5 ESV / 84 helpful votes

Let the godly exult in glory; let them sing for joy on their beds.

Psalm 81:1 ESV / 84 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!

Psalm 49:4 ESV / 83 helpful votes

I will incline my ear to a proverb; I will solve my riddle to the music of the lyre.

1 Samuel 18:6 ESV / 83 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.

Psalm 146:2 ESV / 82 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 9:1 ESV / 81 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 98:4 ESV / 80 helpful votes

Make a joyful noise to the Lord, all the earth; break forth into joyous song and sing praises!

1 Chronicles 15:27 ESV / 80 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 33:2 ESV / 79 helpful votes

Give thanks to the Lord with the lyre; make melody to him with the harp of ten strings!

Amos 6:5 ESV / 77 helpful votes

Who sing idle songs to the sound of the harp and like David invent for themselves instruments of music,

Revelation 15:3-4 ESV / 76 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.”

Jeremiah 20:13 ESV / 76 helpful votes

Sing to the Lord; praise the Lord! For he has delivered the life of the needy from the hand of evildoers.

2 Samuel 6:1-23 ESV / 75 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 celebrating before the Lord, with songs and lyres and harps and tambourines and castanets and cymbals. ...

1 Chronicles 15:22 ESV / 74 helpful votes

Chenaniah, leader of the Levites in music, should direct the music, for he understood it.

Psalm 150:4 ESV / 73 helpful votes

Praise him with tambourine and dance; praise him with strings and pipe!

John 4:24 ESV / 72 helpful votes

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

1 Chronicles 13:8 ESV / 72 helpful votes

And David and all Israel were celebrating before God with all their might, with song and lyres and harps and tambourines and cymbals and trumpets.

Zechariah 2:10 ESV / 70 helpful votes

Sing and rejoice, O daughter of Zion, for behold, I come and I will dwell in your midst, declares the Lord.

Psalm 68:2 ESV / 65 helpful votes

As smoke is driven away, so you shall drive them away; as wax melts before fire, so the wicked shall perish before God!

Psalm 68:1-35 ESV / 65 helpful votes

To the choirmaster. A Psalm of David. A Song. God shall arise, his enemies shall be scattered; and those who hate him shall flee before him! As smoke is driven away, so you shall drive them away; as wax melts before fire, so the wicked shall perish before God! But the righteous shall be glad; they shall exult before God; they shall be jubilant with joy! 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! Father of the fatherless and protector of widows is God in his holy habitation. ...

Isaiah 35:10 ESV / 64 helpful votes

And the ransomed of the Lord shall return and come to Zion with singing; everlasting joy shall be upon their heads; they shall obtain gladness and joy, and sorrow and sighing shall flee away.

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