30 Important Bible Verses About Dance

Exodus 15:20 – The Israelites Celebrate God’s Victory with Dance

“Then Miriam the prophet, Aaron’s sister, took a tambourine in her hand, and all the women followed her, with tambourines and dancing.”

2 Samuel 6:14 – David Dances Before the Lord

“Wearing a linen ephod, David was dancing before the Lord with all his might.”

Psalms 150:4 – Praise God with Dancing

“Praise him with tambourine and dancing; praise him with the strings and flute.”

Jeremiah 31:13 – God Turns Mourning into Dancing

“Then young women will dance and be glad, young men and old as well. I will turn their mourning into gladness; I will give them comfort and joy instead of sorrow.”

Psalm 30:11 – Mourning Turned into Dancing

“You turned my wailing into dancing; you removed my sackcloth and clothed me with joy.”

Psalm 149:3 – Let the Saints Dance for Joy

“Let them praise his name with dancing and make music to him with timbrel and harp.”

Psalm 87:7 – The Joy of Dancing in Zion

“As they make music they will sing, ‘All my fountains are in you.'”

Psalm 30:11 – Praise God with Dancing

“You turned my mourning into dancing; you removed my sackcloth and clothed me with joy.”

Also Read: Bible Verses About Conviction

1 Chronicles 15:29 – David Dances in Front of the Ark

“As the ark of the covenant of the Lord was entering the City of David, Michal daughter of Saul watched from a window. And when she saw King David dancing and celebrating, she despised him in her heart.”

Lamentations 5:15 – Dancing Taken Away

“The joy of our hearts has ceased; our dancing has been turned to mourning.”

Psalm 149:3 – Dance with Tambourine and Lyre

“Let them praise his name with dancing and make music to him with tambourine and lyre.”

1 Samuel 18:7 – Women Dancing in Celebration

“As they danced, they sang: ‘Saul has slain his thousands, and David his tens of thousands.'”

2 Samuel 21:21 – David’s Mighty Men Dance

“In all, Hurai the son of Ikkesh from Tekoa, Abiezar from Anathoth, and Sibbekai the Hushathite killed six hundred men who were leaders of the Philistines. They were right in the great array of the dance.”

Matthew 11:17 – Unresponsive Generation compared to Children Dancing

“‘We played the pipe for you, and you did not dance; we sang a dirge, and you did not mourn.'”

Ecclesiastes 3:4 – A Time to Mourn and a Time to Dance

“a time to weep and a time to laugh, a time to mourn and a time to dance.”

Job 21:11 – Let Their Children Dance

“They send forth their children as a flock; their little ones dance about.”

Matthew 14:6 – Herod’s Dance Leads to John’s Beheading

“On Herod’s birthday the daughter of Herodias danced for the guests and pleased Herod so much.”

Psalms 30:11 – Dancing and Praising God

“You turned my wailing into dancing; you removed my sackcloth and clothed me with joy.”

1 Samuel 21:11 – David Pretends Madness Before King Achish

“So he pretended to be insane in their presence; and while he was in their hands he acted like a madman, making marks on the doors of the gate and letting saliva run down his beard.”

Daniel 3:15 – Those Who Do Not Worship the Golden Image

“Now if you are ready, at the moment you hear the sound of the horn, flute, lyre, trigon, psaltery and bagpipe, and all kinds of music, to fall down and worship the image that I have made, very well. But if you do not worship, you will immediately be cast into the midst of a furnace of blazing fire; and what god is there who can deliver you out of my hands?”

1 Samuel 30:16 – David Finds the Egyptian Slave

“When he had brought him down, behold, they were spread over all the land, eating and drinking and dancing because of all the great spoil that they had taken from the land of the Philistines and from the land of Judah.”

1 Samuel 18:6 – Women Sing and Dance

“As they went, they were singing: ‘Saul has struck down his thousands, and David his ten thousands.'”

2 Samuel 6:16 – Michal’s Displeasure at David’s Dance

“As the ark of the Lord was entering the City of David, Michal daughter of Saul watched from a window. And when she saw King David leaping and dancing before the Lord, she despised him in her heart.”

Ecclesiastes 7:4 – The Heart of the Wise is in the House of Mourning

“The heart of the wise is in the house of mourning, but the heart of fools is in the house of pleasure.”

Lamentations 2:10 – The Elders of the Daughter of Zion Sit on the Ground

“The elders of the daughter of Zion sit on the ground, they are silent. They have thrown dust on their heads; they have girded themselves with sackcloth. The virgins of Jerusalem have bowed their heads to the ground.”

Lamentations 2:11 – My Eyes Have Failed from Weeping

“My eyes fail because of tears, my spirit is greatly troubled; my heart is poured out on the earth because of the destruction of the daughter of my people.”

Matthew 21:15 – Children Shouting Hosanna in the Temple

“But when the chief priests and the teachers of the law saw the wonderful things he did and the children shouting in the temple courts, ‘Hosanna to the Son of David,’ they were indignant.”

Matthew 14:6 – Herod’s Daughter Dances and Gets What She Wants

“On Herod’s birthday the daughter of Herodias danced before them and pleased Herod.”

Luke 15:25 – The Elder Son Hears Music and Dancing

“Now his elder son was in the field, and as he came and approached the house, he heard music and dancing.”

Micah 2:1 – Woe to Those Who Plan Iniquity

“Woe to those who plan iniquity, to those who plot evil on their beds! At morning’s light they carry it out because it is in their power to do it.”

Mark 6:22 – Herodias’ Daughter Dances Before Herod

“When the daughter of Herodias came in and danced, she pleased Herod and his dinner guests. The king said to the girl, ‘Ask me for anything you want, and I’ll give it to you.'”

John 16:20 – Your Sorrow Will Turn into Joy

“Very truly I tell you, you will weep and mourn while the world rejoices. You will grieve, but your grief will turn to joy.”

Psalm 35:13 – Groaning and Lamenting

“Yet when they were ill, I put on sackcloth and humbled myself with fasting. When my prayers returned to me unanswered,”

Hosea 4:11 – Prostitution and Wine Take Away Intelligence

“Prostitution, wine, and new wine take away understanding.”

Ezekiel 32:18 – Ezekiel Laments Over Pharaoh and Egypt

>”Son of man, wail for the hordes of Egypt and consign to the earth below both her and the daughters of mighty nations, along with those who go down to the pit.”

Ecclesiastes 3:4 – There Is a Time to Mourn and a Time to Dance

“a time to weep and a time to laugh, a time to mourn and a time to dance.”

Isaiah 13:21 – Wild Desert Creatures Will Dance There

“But desert creatures will lie there, jackals will fill her houses; there the owls will dwell, and there the wild goats will leap about.”

Deuteronomy 28:67 – In the Morning You Will Say, ‘If Only It Were Evening!’

“In the morning you will say, ‘If only it were evening!’ and in the evening, ‘If only it were morning!’–because of the terror that will fill your hearts and the sights that your eyes will see.”

Psalms 9:14 – The Offerings of Thanksgiving Pleasing to God

“that I may declare your praises in the gates of Daughter Zion, and there rejoice in your salvation.”

Isaiah 51:11 – Everlasting Joy Will Crown Their Heads

“The ransomed of the Lord will return. They will enter Zion with singing; everlasting joy will crown their heads. Gladness and joy will overtake them, and sorrow and sighing will flee away.”

Job 41:6 – Will They Sell Him Like a Pet

“Will traders barter for him? Will they divide him up among the merchants?”

About the author
Pastor David

Leave a Comment