What Does the Bible Say About Worship? 11 Powerful Verses


John 4:24

ESVGod is spirit, and those who worship him must worship in spirit and truth.
KJVGod is a Spirit: and they that worship him must worship him in spirit and in truth.
NASBGod is spirit, and those who worship Him must worship in spirit and truth.
NIVGod is spirit, and his worshipers must worship in the Spirit and in truth.
NLTFor God is Spirit, so those who worship him must worship in spirit and in truth.

Psalm 95:6

ESVOh come, let us worship and bow down; let us kneel before the LORD, our Maker!
KJVO come, let us worship and bow down: let us kneel before the LORD our maker.
NASBCome, let us worship and bow down, Let us kneel before the LORD our Maker.
NIVCome, let us bow down in worship, let us kneel before the LORD our Maker
NLTCome, let us worship and bow down. Let us kneel before the LORD our maker

Romans 12:1

ESVI appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship.
KJVI beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God, which is your reasonable service.
NASBTherefore I urge you, brethren, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies a living and holy sacrifice, acceptable to God, which is your spiritual service of worship.
NIVTherefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God—this is your true and proper worship.
NLTAnd so, dear brothers and sisters, I plead with you to give your bodies to God because of all he has done for you. Let them be a living and holy sacrifice—the kind he will find acceptable. This is truly the way to worship him.

Isaiah 12:5

ESVSing praises to the LORD, for he has done gloriously; let this be made known in all the earth
KJVSing unto the LORD; for he hath done excellent things: this is known in all the earth.
NASBPraise the LORD in song, for He has done excellent things; Let this be known throughout the earth.
NIVSing to the LORD, for he has done glorious things; let this be known to all the world.
NLTSing to the LORD, for he has done wonderful things. Make known his praise around the world.

Hebrews 13:15

ESVThrough him then let us continually offer up a sacrifice of praise to God, that is, the fruit of lips that acknowledge his name.
KJVBy him therefore let us offer the sacrifice of praise to God continually, that is, the fruit of our lips giving thanks to his name.
NASBThrough Him then, let us continually offer up a sacrifice of praise to God, that is, the fruit of lips that give thanks to His name.
NIVThrough Jesus, therefore, let us continually offer to God a sacrifice of praise—the fruit of lips that openly profess his name.
NLTTherefore, let us offer through Jesus a continual sacrifice of praise to God, proclaiming our allegiance to his name.

Psalm 29:2

ESVAscribe to the LORD the glory due his name; worship the LORD in the splendor of holiness.
KJVGive unto the LORD the glory due unto his name; worship the LORD in the beauty of holiness.
NASBAscribe to the LORD the glory due to His name; Worship the LORD in holy array.
NIVAscribe to the LORD the glory due his name; worship the LORD in the splendor of his holiness.
NLTHonor the LORD for the glory of his name. Worship the LORD in the splendor of his holiness.

Matthew 4:10

ESVThen Jesus said to him, “Be gone, Satan! For it is written, “‘You shall worship the Lord your God and him only shall you serve.’”
KJVThen saith Jesus unto him, Get thee hence, Satan: for it is written, Thou shalt worship the Lord thy God, and him only shalt thou serve.
NASBThen Jesus said to him, “Go, Satan! For it is written, ‘YOU SHALL WORSHIP THE LORD YOUR GOD, AND SERVE HIM ONLY.’”
NIVJesus said to him, “Away from me, Satan! For it is written: ‘Worship the Lord your God, and serve him only.’”
NLT“Get out of here, Satan,” Jesus told him. “For the Scriptures say, ‘You must worship the Lord your God and serve only him.’”

Psalm 66:4

ESVAll the earth worships you and sings praises to you; they sing praises to your name.
KJVAll the earth shall worship thee, and shall sing unto thee; they shall sing to thy name.
NASBAll the earth will worship You, And will sing praises to You; They will sing praises to Your name.
NIVAll the earth bows down to you; they sing praise to you, they sing the praises of your name.
NLTEverything on earth will worship you; they will sing your praises, shouting your name in glorious songs.

1 Chronicles 16:29

ESVAscribe to the LORD the glory due his name; bring an offering and come before him! Worship the LORD in the splendor of holiness;
KJVGive unto the LORD the glory due unto his name: bring an offering, and come before him: worship the LORD in the beauty of holiness.
NASBAscribe to the LORD the glory due His name; Bring an offering, and come before Him; Worship the LORD in holy array.
NIVAscribe to the LORD the glory due his name; bring an offering and come before him. Worship the LORD in the splendor of his holiness.
NLTGive to the LORD the glory he deserves! Bring your offering and come into his presence. Worship the LORD in all his holy splendor.

Revelation 14:7

ESVAnd he said with a loud voice, “Fear God and give him glory, because the hour of his judgment has come, and worship him who made heaven and earth, the sea and the springs of water.”
KJVSaying with a loud voice, Fear God, and give glory to him; for the hour of his judgment is come: and worship him that made heaven, and earth, and the sea, and the fountains of waters.
NASBand he said with a loud voice, “Fear God, and give Him glory, because the hour of His judgment has come; worship Him who made the heaven and the earth and sea and springs of waters.”
NIVHe said in a loud voice, “Fear God and give him glory, because the hour of his judgment has come. Worship him who made the heavens, the earth, the sea and the springs of water.”
NLT“Fear God,” he shouted. “Give glory to him. For the time has come when he will sit as judge. Worship him who made the heavens, the earth, the sea, and all the springs of water.”

Psalm 71:8

ESVMy mouth is filled with your praise, and with your glory all the day.
KJVLet my mouth be filled with thy praise and with thy honor all the day.
NASBMy mouth is filled with Your praise And with Your glory all day long.
NIVMy mouth is filled with your praise, declaring your splendor all day long.
NLTThat is why I can never stop praising you; I declare your glory all day long.

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