Bible Scriptures about Music
Inspirational Scriptures about Music
31:27 "Why didn't you tell me, so I could send you
away with joy and singing to the music of
tambourines and harps?
I Chronicles 9:33 "Those who were musicians, heads
of Levite families, stayed in the rooms of the
temple and were exempt from other duties because
they were responsible for the work day and night."
I Chronicles 15:16 "David told the leaders of the
Levites to appoint their brothers as singers to sing
joyful songs accompanied by musical instruments,
lyres, harps and cymbals."
I Chronicles 23:5 "Four thousand are to be
gatekeepers and four thousand are to praise the Lord
with the musical instruments I have provided for
II Chronicles 7:6 "The priests took thier positions
as did the Levites with the Lord's musical
instruments, which King David had made for praising
the Lord and which were used when he gave thanks,
saying, 'His love endures forever,' Opposite the
Levites, the priests blew their trumpets, and all
the Israelites were standing."
II Chronicles 23:13 "The officers and the trumpeters
were beside the king and all the people of the land
were rejoicing and blowing trumpets and singers with
musical instruments were leading the praises."
II Chronicles 34:12 "The Levites--all who were
skilled in playing musical instruments--had charge
of the laborers and supervised all the workers from
job to job. Some of the Levites were secretaries,
scribes and doorkeepers."
II Chronicles 35:15 "The musicians, the descendants
of Asaph, were in the places prescribed by David,
Asaph, Heman and Jeduthun the king's seer."
Job 21:12 "They sing to the music of tamborine and
harp; they make merry to the sound of the flute."
Psalm 27:5-6 "For in the day of trouble he will keep
me safe in his dwelling; he will hide me in the
shelter of His tabernacle and set me high upon a
rock. Then my head will be exalted above the enemies
who surround me; at His tabernacle will I sacrifice
with shouts of joy; I will sing and make music to
Psalm 33:2-3 "Praise the Lord with the harp; make
music to him on the ten-stringed lyre. Sing to Him a
new song; play skillfully, and shout for joy."
Psalm 45:8 "All Your robes are fragrant with myrrh
and aloes and cassia; from palaces adorned with
ivory and music of the strings makes you glad."
Psalm 57:7 "My heart is steadfast, O God. My heart
is steadfast; I will sing and make music. Awake, my
soul! Awake, harp and lyre! I will awaken the dawn.
I will praise you, O Lord among the nations. I will
sing of You among the peoples.
Psalm 68:24-26 "Your procession has come into view,
O God, the procession of my God and King into the
sanctuary. In front are the singers, after them the
musicians, with them are the maidens playing
tambourines. Praise God in the great congregations;
praise the Lord in the assembly of Israel."
Psalm 81:1,2 "Sing for joy to God our strength;
Shout aloud to the God of Jacob! Begin the music,
strike the tambourine, play the melodious harp and
lyre. Sound the ram's horn at the new moon and when
the moon is full, on the day of our feast.
Psalm 87:7 "Singers and dancers alike say, 'All my
springs are in You.' "
Psalm 92:1 "It is good to praise the Lord and make
music to your name, O most High, to proclaim your
love in the morning and your faithfulness at night,
to the music of the ten-stringed lyre and the melody
of the harp. For you make me glad by your deeds, O
Lord; I sing for joy at the works of Your hands."
Psalm 95:2 "Let us come before Him with thanksgiving
and extol Him with music and song."
Psalm 98:4-5 "Shout for joy to the Lord, all the
earth, burst into jubilant song with music; make
music to the Lord with the harp, with the harp and
the sound of singing, with the trumpets and the
blast of the ram's horn...shout for joy before the
Psalm 108:1-3 "My heart is steadfast, O God; I will
sing and make music with all my soul. Awake, harp
and lyre! I will awaken the dawn. I will praise You,
O Lord, among the nations; I will sing of You among
Psalm 144:9 "I will sing a new song to You, O God;
on the ten-stringed lyre I will make music to You,
to the One who gives victory to kings, who delivers
his servant David from the deadly sword."
Psalm 147:1 "Praise the Lord. How good it is to sing
praises to our God, how pleasant and fitting to
Psalm 147:7 "Sing to the Lord with thanksgiving;
make music to our God on the harp."
Psalm 149:3 "Let them praise His name with dancing
and make music to Him with tambourine and harp."
Isaiah 30:32 "Every stroke the Lord lays on them
with His punishing rod will be to the music of
tambourines and harps, as He fights them in battle
with the blows of His arm."
Lamentations 4:14 "The elders are gone from the city
gate; the young men have stopped their music. Joy is
gone from their hearts."
Judges 5:3 "Hear this you kings! Listen, you rulers!
I will sing to the Lord, I will sing, I will make
music to the Lord, the God of Israel." (Song of
Ezekiel 26:13 "I will put an end to your noisy songs
and the music of your harps will be heard no more."
Ezekiel 33:32 "And lo, thou art unto them as a very
lovely song of one that hath a pleasant voice, and
can play well on an instrument; for they hear Thy
words, but they do them not." (practice God's Word)
Daniel 3:5 "As soon as you hear the sound of the
horn, flute, zither, lyre, harp, pipes, and all
kinds of music, you must fall down and worship the
image of gold that King Nebuchadnezzar has set up."
Amos 5:23 "Away with the noise of your songs! I will
not listen to the music of your harps."
Amos 6:5 "Who sing idly to the sound of stringed
instruments, And invent for yourselves musical
instruments like David;"
Habakkuk 3:19 "The Sovereign Lord is my strength; He
makes my feet like the feet of a deer, He enables me
to go on the heights. For the director of music. On
my stringed instruments."
Luke 15:24-25 "So they began to celebrate.
Meanwhile, the older son was in the field when he
came near the house, he heard music and dancing."
Ephesians 5:19 "Speak to one another with psalms,
hymns and spiritual songs, sing and make music in
your hears to the Lord, always giving thanks to God
the Father for everything in the name of our Lord
Revelation 18:22 "Then a mighty angel picked up a
boulder the size of a large millstone and threw it
into the sea, and said: 'With such violence the
great city of Babylon will be thrown down, never to
be found again. The music of harpists and musicians,
flute players and trumpeters, will never be heard in
Inspirational Scriptures about Music