What does the Bible say about music?
The main purpose of music is to worship God. Music is an important part of worship and praise to God, so it only seems fitting that bible verses about music can be found throughout scripture. Rejoice in the sound through this collection of bible verses about music!
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.
1. Colossians 3:16
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.
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. These are those who did not defile themselves with women, for they remained virgins. They follow the Lamb wherever he goes. They were purchased from among mankind and offered as firstfruits to God and the Lamb.
2 Chronicles 5:13
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.
He says: I will declare your name to my brothers and sisters, in the assembly I will sing your praises.
He put a new song in my mouth, a hymn of praise to our God. Many will see and fear the LORDand put their trust in him.
Come, let us sing for joy to the Lord; let us shout aloud to the Rock of our salvation.
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. The Lord has made his salvation known and revealed his righteousness to the nations. He has remembered his love and his faithfulness to Israel; all the ends of the earth have seen the salvation of our God. 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 trumpets and the blast of the ram’s horn shout for joy before the Lord, the King. Let the sea resound, and everything in it, the world, and all who live in it.
I will sing of your love and justice; to you, Lord, I will sing praise.
Praise the Lord, for the Lord is good; sing praise to his name, for that is pleasant
Praise the Lord.Praise God in his sanctuary; praise him in his mighty heavens. Praise him for his acts of power; praise him for his surpassing greatness. Praise him with the sounding of the trumpet, praise him with the harp and lyre. Praise him with timbrel and dancing, praise him with the strings and pipe. Praise him with the clash of cymbals, praise him with resounding cymbals.