The King James Bible has inspired the lyrics of more pop songs than any other book.


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The King James Bible has inspired the lyrics of more pop songs than any other book.

The King James Version, also known as the King James Bible or simply the Authorized Version, is an English translation of the Christian Bible for the Church of England, begun in 1604 and completed as well as published in 1611 under the sponsorship of King James I of England.

 

A Few Songs Songs inspired by the Bible.

  • 2112 - Rush
  • 40 - U2
  • A Small Spark vs. A Great Forest - Norma Jean
  • About a Burning Fire - Blindside
  • Adam Raised a Cain - Bruce Springsteen
  • Adam's Apple - Aerosmith
  • Ain't No Cure For Love - Jennifer Warnes
  • All My Trials - Paul McCartney
  • All You Zombies - The Hooters
  • American Soul - U2
  • Babel - Mumford & Sons
  • Be One - Natalie Grant
  • Be Still - Kelly Clarkson
  • Beast And The Harlot - Avenged Sevenfold
  • Beat Up Bible - Little Big Town
  • Beyond Me - tobyMac
  • Blackened - Metallica
  • Blood Pressure - MUTEMATH
  • Blue Orchid - The White Stripes
  • Build An Ark - Gaither Vocal Band
  • Bye Bye Badman - The Stone Roses
  • Cannon - The White Stripes
  • Carry On Wayward Son - Kansas
  • Chapter Four - Avenged Sevenfold
  • Cinnamon Girl - Prince
  • City On the Hill - Casting Crowns
  • Crawl - Kings of Leon
  • Creeping Death - Metallica
  • Crowning Of The Poor - Ian Brown
  • Crystal Blue Persuasion - Tommy James & the Shondells
  • Day One - Matthew West
  • Days Of Elijah - Robin Mark
  • Death Voices - Gallows
  • Delilah - Tom Jones
  • Dig, Lazarus, Dig!!! - Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds
  • Dream for You - Casting Crowns
  • Drop Kick Me Jesus (Through The Goalposts Of Life) - Bobby Bare
  • Dry Bones - The Delta Rhythm Boys
  • East To West - Casting Crowns
  • Eden - Phil Wickham
  • Eden - Sara Bareilles
  • Eighth Day - Hazel O'Connor
  • Enchanted Voices - Howard Goodall
  • Every Grain Of Sand - Bob Dylan
  • Fallen Angels - Black Veil Brides
  • Find You Here - Ellie Holcomb
  • Forest - System of a Down
  • Forget and Not Slow Down - Relient K
  • Gabriel's Message - Sting
  • Get Out of Your Own Way - U2
  • Get You - Daniel Caesar
  • Gethsemane - Keith and Kristyn Getty
  • Go Down, Moses - Natalie Merchant
  • Gouge Away - Pixies
  • Hallelujah - Jeff Buckley
  • Hallelujah Chorus - George Frederick Handel
  • Harps and Angels - Randy Newman
  • He Turned the Water Into Wine - Johnny Cash
  • He's Alive - Don Francisco
  • He's Got The Whole World In His Hands - Laurie London
  • Help Us To Love - Tori Kelly
  • Here I Am To Worship - Tim Hughes
  • Holy Diver - Dio
  • Holy Is The Lord - Chris Tomlin
  • How Great - Chance the Rapper
  • How Great Thou Art - Elvis Presley
  • I Alone - Live
  • I Am a God - Kanye West
  • I Will Not Be Moved - Natalie Grant
  • I Will Rise - Chris Tomlin
  • I Wish You Well - Mariah Carey
  • If We Are The Body - Casting Crowns
  • In the Garden - Elvis Presley
  • In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida - Iron Butterfly
  • Isis Unveiled - ...And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead
  • It Came Upon A Midnight Clear - Josh Groban
  • It's A Man's Man's Man's World - James Brown
  • It's Dangerous Business Walking Out Your Front Door - Underoath
  • Jacob's Ladder - Huey Lewis & the News
  • Jerusalem (Out of Darkness Comes Light) - Matisyahu
  • Jesus Christ - Woody Guthrie
  • Jesus Wept - Ralph McTell
  • Jezebel - Iron & Wine
  • John the Revelator - Son House
  • Joseph, Better You Than Me - The Killers
  • Joshua Fought The Battle Of Jericho - Traditional
  • Judas - The Verve
  • Just Another Poor Boy - Chris de Burgh
  • Kiss Me - Stephen Duffy
  • Knights Of Cydonia - Muse
  • Lazarus - David Bowie
  • Let it Rock - Kevin Rudolf
  • Lion and the Lamb - Leeland
  • Little Horn - Marilyn Manson
  • Looking Down the Cross - Megadeth
  • ManUNkind - Metallica
  • Millennium Prayer - Cliff Richard
  • More Than a Child - Hunter Hayes
  • My Tribute (To God Be The Glory) - Andraé Crouch
  • Nearer, My God, to Thee - Mahalia Jackson
  • New Creation - Leeland
  • New Friend Jesus - Craig Finn
  • Nothing's Beyond Broken - Chris August
  • O Little Town Of Bethlehem - Gene Autry
  • Oceans (Where Feet May Fail) - Hillsong United
  • Omerta - Lamb of God
  • One Love - The Stone Roses
  • Perfect - Flyleaf
  • Plastic Jesus - Eddie Marrs
  • Prodigal Son - The Rolling Stones
  • Rahab The Harlot - Nichelle Nichols
  • Redeemer - Nicole C. Mullen
  • REV 22:20 - Puscifer
  • Revenge - Jon Foreman
  • Rivers Of Babylon - Boney M
  • Rock of Ages - Def Leppard
  • Room a Thousand Years Wide - Soundgarden
  • Salome - Peter Doherty
  • Samson - Regina Spektor
  • Seventh Son - Mose Allison
  • Sheep Go To Heaven - Cake
  • Shepherd of My Soul - Kutless
  • Shroud Of Urine - Exodus
  • Sinnerman - Nina Simone
  • Slow Fade - Casting Crowns
  • Sorrow - Flyleaf
  • Speaking Louder Than Before - Jeremy Camp
  • St. Francis - Gretchen Peters
  • Still Calls Me Son - John Waller
  • Stop & Listen - Bethany Dillon
  • Strength Of My Life - P.O.D.
  • Superstar - Murray Head
  • Supper's Ready - Genesis
  • Sympathy For The Devil - The Rolling Stones
  • Take Up Thy Stethoscope And Walk - Pink Floyd
  • Ten Little Indians - Nilsson
  • That Was A Crazy Game of Poker - O.A.R.
  • The Battle Hymn of the Republic - Traditional
  • The Calling - The Killers
  • The Cherry Tree - Sting
  • The Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves - Giuseppe Verdi
  • The Fallen - Franz Ferdinand
  • The First Noel - Traditional
  • The Four Horsemen - Metallica
  • The Good Book - Tired Pony
  • The King Will Come - Wishbone Ash
  • The Old King James - Scotty McCreery
  • The Prophet's Song - Queen
  • The Rain - Yusuf Islam
  • The River - Good Charlotte
  • The Shadow of Your Wings - Jim Sonefeld
  • The Shore - Chapel Club
  • The Unicorn - The Irish Rovers
  • The Wanderer - U2
  • The Wasteland - Shadows Fall
  • There Is No God - Extreme
  • There Will Be a Day - Jeremy Camp
  • This Is The One - The Stone Roses
  • Thomas - A Perfect Circle
  • Thy Word - Amy Grant
  • Try To Sleep - Low
  • Turn! Turn! Turn! (To Everything There Is a Season) - The Byrds
  • Until The End Of The World - U2
  • untitled 01 | 08.19.2014 - Kendrick Lamar
  • Via Dolorosa - Sandi Patti
  • Walking on Water - Needtobreathe
  • We Are The Key - David Persons and the Instruments of Grace
  • We Are The Reason - David Meece
  • What It Means - Jeremy Camp
  • What Love Is This - Kari Jobe
  • When The Music's Over - The Doors
  • Where You Lead - Carole King
  • While Shepherds Watched their Flocks - King's College Choir of Cambridge
  • Whom Shall I Fear (God of Angel Armies) - Chris Tomlin
  • Wings Of A Dove - Ferlin Husky
  • Yahweh - U2