Bible Verses About Praise (KJV)

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What Is The Meaning of Praise Be?

The word “praise” comes from the Latin word meaning “to extol, to honor, to bless.” In biblical terms, to praise God is to give Him glory for who He is and what He has done. It’s also an act of worship that acknowledges His supremacy and sovereign rule over all. Psalm 150 is a great example of the many different ways we can praise God: by singing, clapping, shouting, playing instruments and more. Whatever form our worship takes, let’s remember to offer up heartfelt thanksgiving and praise every day!

What Is Praise to God?

Praise to God is an act of worship that honors and glorifies Him. It’s a way of expressing our love, thanksgiving, and admiration for all He has done. Praise can be vocal (speaking or singing), musical (playing instruments), or simply mental (thinking about all God has done). We can praise Him in any circumstance, good or bad because He is always worthy of our highest respect and adoration.

Here are just a few of the many Bible verses about praise:

Psalm 100:4 – Enter His gates with thanksgiving, and His courts with praise. Give thanks to Him, bless His name.

Psalm 147:1 – Praise the LORD! For it is good to sing praises to our God; For it is pleasant, and praise is beautiful.

Isaiah 61:3 – To console those who mourn in Zion, To give them beauty for ashes, The oil of joy for mourning, The garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness; That they may be called trees of righteousness, The planting of the LORD, that He may be glorified.”

Revelation 5:12 – saying with a loud voice: “Worthy is the Lamb who was slain To receive power and riches and wisdom, And strength and honor and glory and blessing!”

Praise is one of the most important things we can do as Christians. It’s a way of expressing our love for God and thankfulness for all He has done. Use the verses above to help you get started on your own journey of praise!

What Does The Bible Say About The Power of Praise?

The Bible speaks volumes about the power of praise. Psalm 149:1 says, “Praise the Lord. Sing to the Lord a new song, His praise in the assembly of the godly.” In other words, when we come together and praise God, it’s like we’re writing a brand-new song for Him. And not only is it a joyous occasion for us, but it also delights God Himself!

Praise is a form of worship. When we praise God, we are telling Him that He is the most important thing in our lives. We are acknowledging His power and greatness. We are also declaring our trust in Him. Psalm 95:6 says “Come, let us worship and bow down, let us kneel before the Lord our Maker.” When we worship God, we are exalting Him above everything else in our lives. We are saying that He is worth more to us than anything else.

Praise is also a form of warfare. When we praise God, we are declaring war against the devil and his attacks on our lives. In 1 Chronicles 16:8-36, David led Israel in worship, and as they sang and praised God, they gained victory over their enemies. We can do the same by filling our hearts with thanksgiving and praising Him no matter what life throws our way.

Praise is a weapon we can use against the enemy. The Bible tells us to sing praises to God as a form of warfare (Psalm 149:3; 150:4-6). When we fill our minds with thoughts of thanksgiving and worship, it drives out the negative thoughts that the devil tries to plant there. And as we focus on God’s goodness and greatness, He fills us with His joy which is our strength (Nehemiah 8:10).

Praise is also a form of healing. In Psalm 103:1-5, it says “Praise the Lord, my soul; all my inmost being, praise his holy name. Praise the Lord, my soul, and do not forget all his benefits —who forgives all your sins and heals all your diseases, who redeems your life from the pit and crowns you with love and compassion, who satisfies your desires with good things so that your youth is renewed like the eagle’s.” When we praise God, we are asking Him to forgive our sins and heal our diseases. We are also telling Him that we need His help to overcome the challenges in our lives.

When we praise God, we are opening ourselves up to His power and presence in our lives. We are telling Him that we need His help and that we trust Him. We are also declaring war against the enemy and asking for healing. If you are facing a difficult situation, start praising God today. Declare His power and greatness over your circumstance. Watch as He shows up and shows off on your behalf!

So if you’re feeling overwhelmed or defeated, take a step back and focus on all the things you have to be thankful for. Make a list of everything good in your life, no matter how small. And then start praising God for each and every one of them. As you do, you’ll find your heart lifted up in worship and your outlook on life will change from one of despair to one of hope.

Why Do Churches Sing Songs of Praise of God?

One of the main reasons churches sing songs of praise to God is because they are grateful for all He has done for them. They recognize that everything they have and everything they are comes from Him, and they want to show their appreciation. Psalm 118:1 says, “Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good. His love endures forever.”

Songs of praise also express our hope and trust in God. When we sing about how great and powerful He is, we are reminded that He is in control and that we can rely on Him no matter what happens in our lives. Psalm 62:5 says, “Find rest, O my soul, in God alone; my hope comes from him.”

Praise also glorifies God. When we focus on how wonderful and glorious He is, we are acknowledging His greatness and giving Him the honor and reverence He deserves. Psalm 96:3-4 says, “Declare his glory among the nations, his marvelous deeds among all peoples. For great is the Lord and most worthy of praise; he is to be feared above all gods.”

When we offer praise to God, we are also acknowledging His sovereignty. We are declaring that He is the King of Kings and Lord of Lords and that we submit to His authority. Psalm 148:13 says, “Let them praise the name of the Lord, for his name alone is exalted; his splendor is above the earth and the heavens.”

Ultimately, when we sing songs of praise to God, we are worshiping Him. We are lifting our voices in adoration and reverence, and giving Him the honor that He deserves as our Creator and Savior. Psalm 95:6 says, “Come, let us bow down in worship, let us kneel before the Lord our Maker.”

When we offer praise to God, we are aligning our hearts and minds with His truth. We are declaring that He is good and worthy of our worship, no matter what circumstances we may be facing in our lives. So sing His praises with all your heart today!

Bible Verses About Praise

1. Psalm 18:3

I will call upon the LORD, who is worthy to be praised: so shall I be saved from mine enemies.

2. Judges 5:3

Hear, O ye kings; give ear, O ye princes; I, even I, will sing unto the LORD; I will sing praise to the LORD God of Israel.

3. Psalm 104:35

Let the sinners be consumed out of the earth, and let the wicked be no more. Bless thou the LORD, O my soul. Praise ye the LORD.

4. Psalm 35:28

And my tongue shall speak of thy righteousness and of thy praise all the day long.

5. Psalm 107:32

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

6. Psalm 119:171

My lips shall utter praise, when thou hast taught me thy statutes.

7. Psalm 69:30

I will praise the name of God with a song, and will magnify him with thanksgiving.

8. Daniel 2:23

I thank thee, and praise thee, O thou God of my fathers, who hast given me wisdom and might, and hast made known unto me now what we desired of thee: for thou hast now made known unto us the king’s matter.

9. Psalm 105:2

Sing unto him, sing psalms unto him: talk ye of all his wondrous works.

10. Psalm 63:5

My soul shall be satisfied as with marrow and fatness; and my mouth shall praise thee with joyful lips:

11. Psalm 48:1

{A Song and Psalm for the sons of Korah.} Great is the LORD, and greatly to be praised in the city of our God, in the mountain of his holiness.

12. Daniel 4:34

And at the end of the days I Nebuchadnezzar lifted up mine eyes unto heaven, and mine understanding returned unto me, and I blessed the most High, and I praised and honoured him that liveth for ever, whose dominion is an everlasting dominion, and his kingdom is from generation to generation:

13. Psalm 147:12

Praise the LORD, O Jerusalem; praise thy God, O Zion.

14. Ephesians 1:3

Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who hath blessed us with all spiritual blessings in heavenly places in Christ:

15. Psalm 99:5

Exalt ye the LORD our God, and worship at his footstool; for he is holy.

16. Psalm 99:1

The LORD reigneth; let the people tremble: he sitteth between the cherubims; let the earth be moved.

17. Psalm 112:1

Praise ye the LORD. Blessed is the man that feareth the LORD, that delighteth greatly in his commandments.

18. 2 Samuel 22:4

I will call on the LORD, who is worthy to be praised: so shall I be saved from mine enemies.

19. Psalm 144:9

I will sing a new song unto thee, O God: upon a psaltery and an instrument of ten strings will I sing praises unto thee.

20. Psalm 42:11

Why art thou cast down, O my soul? and why art thou disquieted within me? hope thou in God: for I shall yet praise him, who is the health of my countenance, and my God.

21. Psalm 100:4

Enter into his gates with thanksgiving, and into his courts with praise: be thankful unto him, and bless his name.

22. Psalm 9:2

I will be glad and rejoice in thee: I will sing praise to thy name, O thou most High.

23. Psalm 42:5

Why art thou cast down, O my soul? and why art thou disquieted in me? hope thou in God: for I shall yet praise him for the help of his countenance.

24. Jeremiah 20:13

Sing unto the LORD, praise ye the LORD: for he hath delivered the soul of the poor from the hand of evildoers.

25. Psalm 149:1

Praise ye the LORD. Sing unto the LORD a new song, and his praise in the congregation of saints.

26. Psalm 113:1

Praise ye the LORD. Praise, O ye servants of the LORD, praise the name of the LORD.

27. Psalm 66:4

All the earth shall worship thee, and shall sing unto thee; they shall sing to thy name. Selah.

28. 1 Chronicles 29:13

Now therefore, our God, we thank thee, and praise thy glorious name.

29. Psalm 138:1

{A Psalm of David.} I will praise thee with my whole heart: before the gods will I sing praise unto thee.

30. Isaiah 42:8

I am the LORD: that is my name: and my glory will I not give to another, neither my praise to graven images.

31. Psalm 108:1

{A Song or Psalm of David.} O God, my heart is fixed; I will sing and give praise, even with my glory.

32. Psalm 95:1

O come, let us sing unto the LORD: let us make a joyful noise to the rock of our salvation.

33. Exodus 15:11

Who is like unto thee, O LORD, among the gods? who is like thee, glorious in holiness, fearful in praises, doing wonders?

34. Psalm 147:1

Praise ye the LORD: for it is good to sing praises unto our God; for it is pleasant; and praise is comely.

35. Psalm 43:4

Then will I go unto the altar of God, unto God my exceeding joy: yea, upon the harp will I praise thee, O God my God.

36. Psalm 135:21

Blessed be the LORD out of Zion, which dwelleth at Jerusalem. Praise ye the LORD.

37. Psalm 61:8

So will I sing praise unto thy name for ever, that I may daily perform my vows.

38. Psalm 102:18

This shall be written for the generation to come: and the people which shall be created shall praise the LORD.

39. Psalm 104:33

I will sing unto the LORD as long as I live: I will sing praise to my God while I have my being.

40. Psalm 96:4

For the LORD is great, and greatly to be praised: he is to be feared above all gods.

41. 1 Peter 2:9

But ye are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, an holy nation, a peculiar people; that ye should shew forth the praises of him who hath called you out of darkness into his marvellous light:

42. Psalm 30:4

Sing unto the LORD, O ye saints of his, and give thanks at the remembrance of his holiness.

43. Psalm 95:6

O come, let us worship and bow down: let us kneel before the LORD our maker.

44. Psalm 69:34

Let the heaven and earth praise him, the seas, and every thing that moveth therein.

45. Ephesians 5:20

Giving thanks always for all things unto God and the Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ;

46. Psalm 146:10

The LORD shall reign for ever, even thy God, O Zion, unto all generations. Praise ye the LORD.

47. James 5:13

Is any among you afflicted? let him pray. Is any merry? let him sing psalms.

48. Psalm 75:9

But I will declare for ever; I will sing praises to the God of Jacob.

49. 1 Chronicles 16:9

Sing unto him, sing psalms unto him, talk ye of all his wondrous works.

50. Joel 2:26

And ye shall eat in plenty, and be satisfied, and praise the name of the LORD your God, that hath dealt wondrously with you: and my people shall never be ashamed.

51. Psalm 96:9

O worship the LORD in the beauty of holiness: fear before him, all the earth.

52. Psalm 149:3

Let them praise his name in the dance: let them sing praises unto him with the timbrel and harp.

53. Psalm 98:1

{A Psalm.} O sing unto the LORD a new song; for he hath done marvellous things: his right hand, and his holy arm, hath gotten him the victory.

54. Psalm 86:9

All nations whom thou hast made shall come and worship before thee, O Lord; and shall glorify thy name.

55. Psalm 119:164

Seven times a day do I praise thee because of thy righteous judgments.

56. Psalm 9:11

Sing praises to the LORD, which dwelleth in Zion: declare among the people his doings.

57. Psalm 40:3

And he hath put a new song in my mouth, even praise unto our God: many shall see it, and fear, and shall trust in the LORD.

58. Psalm 99:3

Let them praise thy great and terrible name; for it is holy.

59. Isaiah 42:12

Let them give glory unto the LORD, and declare his praise in the islands.

60. 1 Chronicles 16:8

Give thanks unto the LORD, call upon his name, make known his deeds among the people.

61. Psalm 66:8

O bless our God, ye people, and make the voice of his praise to be heard:

62. Psalm 7:17

I will praise the LORD according to his righteousness: and will sing praise to the name of the LORD most high.

63. Psalm 132:7

We will go into his tabernacles: we will worship at his footstool.

64. Psalm 57:9

I will praise thee, O Lord, among the people: I will sing unto thee among the nations.

65. Psalm 89:5

And the heavens shall praise thy wonders, O LORD: thy faithfulness also in the congregation of the saints.

66. Psalm 18:49

Therefore will I give thanks unto thee, O LORD, among the heathen, and sing praises unto thy name.

67. Isaiah 43:21

This people have I formed for myself; they shall shew forth my praise.

68. Psalm 145:21

My mouth shall speak the praise of the LORD: and let all flesh bless his holy name for ever and ever.

69. Revelation 7:12

Saying, Amen: Blessing, and glory, and wisdom, and thanksgiving, and honour, and power, and might, be unto our God for ever and ever. Amen.

70. Hebrews 2:12

Saying, I will declare thy name unto my brethren, in the midst of the church will I sing praise unto thee.

71. Psalm 101:1

{A Psalm of David.} I will sing of mercy and judgment: unto thee, O LORD, will I sing.

72. Psalm 106:1

Praise ye the LORD. O give thanks unto the LORD; for he is good: for his mercy endureth for ever.

73. Psalm 29:2

Give unto the LORD the glory due unto his name; worship the LORD in the beauty of holiness.

74. Psalm 21:13

Be thou exalted, LORD, in thine own strength: so will we sing and praise thy power.

75. Psalm 108:3

I will praise thee, O LORD, among the people: and I will sing praises unto thee among the nations.

76. 1 Peter 1:7

That the trial of your faith, being much more precious than of gold that perisheth, though it be tried with fire, might be found unto praise and honour and glory at the appearing of Jesus Christ:

77. Psalm 119:175

Let my soul live, and it shall praise thee; and let thy judgments help me.

78. Jeremiah 31:7

For thus saith the LORD; Sing with gladness for Jacob, and shout among the chief of the nations: publish ye, praise ye, and say, O LORD, save thy people, the remnant of Israel.

79. Psalm 56:4

In God I will praise his word, in God I have put my trust; I will not fear what flesh can do unto me.

80. Psalm 148:7

Praise the LORD from the earth, ye dragons, and all deeps:

81. 1 Chronicles 16:25

For great is the LORD, and greatly to be praised: he also is to be feared above all gods.

82. Psalm 51:15

O Lord, open thou my lips; and my mouth shall shew forth thy praise.

83. Psalm 71:8

Let my mouth be filled with thy praise and with thy honour all the day.

84. Daniel 4:37

Now I Nebuchadnezzar praise and extol and honour the King of heaven, all whose works are truth, and his ways judgment: and those that walk in pride he is able to abase.

85. Psalm 109:30

I will greatly praise the LORD with my mouth; yea, I will praise him among the multitude.

86. Psalm 59:17

Unto thee, O my strength, will I sing: for God is my defence, and the God of my mercy.

87. Psalm 71:14

But I will hope continually, and will yet praise thee more and more.

88. Romans 4:11

And he received the sign of circumcision, a seal of the righteousness of the faith which he had yet being uncircumcised: that he might be the father of all them that believe, though they be not circumcised; that righteousness might be imputed unto them also:

89. Psalm 92:1

{A Psalm or Song for the sabbath day.} It is a good thing to give thanks unto the LORD, and to sing praises unto thy name, O most High:

90. Hebrews 13:15

By him therefore let us offer the sacrifice of praise to God continually, that is, the fruit of our lips giving thanks to his name.

91. 2 Samuel 22:50

Therefore I will give thanks unto thee, O LORD, among the heathen, and I will sing praises unto thy name.

92. Psalm 68:32

Sing unto God, ye kingdoms of the earth; O sing praises unto the Lord; Selah:

93. Psalm 99:9

Exalt the LORD our God, and worship at his holy hill; for the LORD our God is holy.

94. Isaiah 42:10

Sing unto the LORD a new song, and his praise from the end of the earth, ye that go down to the sea, and all that is therein; the isles, and the inhabitants thereof.

95. Ezra 3:11

And they sang together by course in praising and giving thanks unto the LORD; because he is good, for his mercy endureth for ever toward Israel. And all the people shouted with a great shout, when they praised the LORD, because the foundation of the house of the LORD was laid.

96. 1 Chronicles 16:29

Give unto the LORD the glory due unto his name: bring an offering, and come before him: worship the LORD in the beauty of holiness.

97. Psalm 113:3

From the rising of the sun unto the going down of the same the LORD’S name is to be praised.

98. Psalm 22:27

All the ends of the world shall remember and turn unto the LORD: and all the kindreds of the nations shall worship before thee.

99. Nehemiah 9:5

Then the Levites, Jeshua, and Kadmiel, Bani, Hashabniah, Sherebiah, Hodijah, Shebaniah, and Pethahiah, said, Stand up and bless the LORD your God for ever and ever: and blessed be thy glorious name, which is exalted above all blessing and praise.

100. Psalm 47:6

Sing praises to God, sing praises: sing praises unto our King, sing praises.

101. Exodus 15:2

The LORD is my strength and song, and he is become my salvation: he is my God, and I will prepare him an habitation; my father’s God, and I will exalt him.

102. Isaiah 12:5

Sing unto the LORD; for he hath done excellent things: this is known in all the earth.

103. Romans 14:11

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

104. 2 Chronicles 7:3

And when all the children of Israel saw how the fire came down, and the glory of the LORD upon the house, they bowed themselves with their faces to the ground upon the pavement, and worshipped, and praised the LORD, saying, For he is good; for his mercy endureth for ever.

105. Psalm 35:18

I will give thee thanks in the great congregation: I will praise thee among much people.

106. Psalm 103:1

{A Psalm of David.} Bless the LORD, O my soul: and all that is within me, bless his holy name.

107. Jeremiah 17:14

Heal me, O LORD, and I shall be healed; save me, and I shall be saved: for thou art my praise.

108. Isaiah 25:1

O LORD, thou art my God; I will exalt thee, I will praise thy name; for thou hast done wonderful things; thy counsels of old are faithfulness and truth.

109. Psalm 96:1

O sing unto the LORD a new song: sing unto the LORD, all the earth.

110. Psalm 2:11

Serve the LORD with fear, and rejoice with trembling.

111. Revelation 5:12

Saying with a loud voice, Worthy is the Lamb that was slain to receive power, and riches, and wisdom, and strength, and honour, and glory, and blessing.

112. Psalm 68:4

Sing unto God, sing praises to his name: extol him that rideth upon the heavens by his name JAH, and rejoice before him.

113. Psalm 111:10

The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom: a good understanding have all they that do his commandments: his praise endureth for ever.

114. Psalm 78:4

We will not hide them from their children, shewing to the generation to come the praises of the LORD, and his strength, and his wonderful works that he hath done.

115. Deuteronomy 10:21

He is thy praise, and he is thy God, that hath done for thee these great and terrible things, which thine eyes have seen.

116. Psalm 57:7

My heart is fixed, O God, my heart is fixed: I will sing and give praise.

117. Psalm 111:1

Praise ye the LORD. I will praise the LORD with my whole heart, in the assembly of the upright, and in the congregation.

118. Psalm 116:19

In the courts of the LORD’S house, in the midst of thee, O Jerusalem. Praise ye the LORD.

119. Psalm 48:10

According to thy name, O God, so is thy praise unto the ends of the earth: thy right hand is full of righteousness.

120. Psalm 149:6

Let the high praises of God be in their mouth, and a twoedged sword in their hand;

121. Psalm 79:13

So we thy people and sheep of thy pasture will give thee thanks for ever: we will shew forth thy praise to all generations.

122. Psalm 74:21

O let not the oppressed return ashamed: let the poor and needy praise thy name.

123. Psalm 63:3

Because thy lovingkindness is better than life, my lips shall praise thee.


Celine Rice
Celine is a web blogger who enjoys writing about her daily life. Her favorite topics are education and feminism. As much as she enjoys being creative, she sometimes just wants to sit down and read a good book without overthinking.
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