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Want to know what the Bible says about Music? Here are 267 Bible verses about Music from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible, New International Version (NIV), sorted from the most relevant to the least relevant.

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Ephesians 5:19 NIV
speaking to one another with psalms, hymns, and songs from the Spirit. Sing and make music from your heart to the Lord,
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Psalm 105:2 NIV
Sing to him, sing praise to him;
    tell of all his wonderful acts.
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Psalm 104:33 NIV
I will sing to the Lord all my life;
    I will sing praise to my God as long as I live.
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Psalm 95:1 NIV
Come, let us sing for joy to the Lord;
    let us shout aloud to the Rock of our salvation.
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Colossians 3:16 NIV
Let the message of Christ dwell among you richly as you teach and admonish one another with all wisdom through psalms, hymns, and songs from the Spirit, singing to God with gratitude in your hearts.
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James 5:13 NIV
Is anyone among you in trouble? Let them pray. Is anyone happy? Let them sing songs of praise.
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Psalm 71:23 NIV
My lips will shout for joy
    when I sing praise to you—
    I whom you have delivered.
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Ecclesiastes 7:5 NIV
It is better to heed the rebuke of a wise person
    than to listen to the song of fools.
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Proverbs 25:20 NIV
Like one who takes away a garment on a cold day,
    or like vinegar poured on a wound,
    is one who sings songs to a heavy heart.
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Psalm 40:3 NIV
He put a new song in my mouth,
    a hymn of praise to our God.
Many will see and fear the Lord
    and put their trust in him.
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Hebrews 2:12 NIV
He says,
“I will declare your name to my brothers and sisters;
    in the assembly I will sing your praises.”
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Philippians 4:8 NIV
Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things.
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Psalm 135:3 NIV
Praise the Lord, for the Lord is good;
    sing praise to his name, for that is pleasant.
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Amos 6:5 NIV
You strum away on your harps like David
    and improvise on musical instruments.
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Job 21:12 NIV
They sing to the music of timbrel and lyre;
    they make merry to the sound of the pipe.
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2 Chronicles 5:13 NIV
The trumpeters and musicians joined in unison to give praise and thanks to the Lord. Accompanied by trumpets, cymbals and other instruments, the singers raised their voices in praise to the Lord and sang:
“He is good;
    his love endures forever.”
Then the temple of the Lord was filled with the cloud,
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Psalm 57:7 NIV
My heart, O God, is steadfast,
    my heart is steadfast;
    I will sing and make music.
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1 Corinthians 14:15 NIV
So what shall I do? I will pray with my spirit, but I will also pray with my understanding; I will sing with my spirit, but I will also sing with my understanding.
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Revelation 14:3 NIV
And they sang a new song before the throne and before the four living creatures and the elders. No one could learn the song except the 144,000 who had been redeemed from the earth.
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Acts 16:25 NIV
About midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns to God, and the other prisoners were listening to them.
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