'Word of God' in the Bible
After these deeds, the word of God came unto Abram in a vision, saying, "Fear not Abram, I am thy shield; and thy reward shall be exceeding great."
And Ehud hath come unto him, and he is sitting in the upper chamber of the wall which he hath for himself, and Ehud saith, 'A word of God I have unto thee;' and he riseth from off the throne;
Now the day before Saul came, the word of God had come to Samuel, saying,
And as they were going down to the end of the city, Samuel said to Saul, Bid the servant pass on before us, (and he passed on,) but stand thou still a while, that I may shew thee the word of God.
And the counsel of Ahithophel, which he counselled in those days, was as if a man had inquired of the word of God: so was all the counsel of Ahithophel both with David and with Absalom.
But the word of God came unto Shemaiah the man of God, saying,
And behold, there came a man of God out of Judah with the word of God, to Bethel, as Jeroboam stood by the altar to offer,
For so was it charged me, through the word of God and said to me, 'Eat no bread nor drink water nor turn again by the same way thou wentest."
And the word of God came to him, saying,
Elijah took twelve stones according to the number of the tribes of the sons of Jacob, to whom the word of God came, saying, "Israel shall be your name."
And it came to pass the same night, that the word of God came to Nathan, saying,
All these were of the sons of Heman the king's seer of visions with the word of God, to lift up the horn. God gave to Heman fourteen sons and three daughters.
And his brethren, sons of strength, two thousand and seven hundred heads of the fathers, and David the king will appoint them over the Reubenites, and the Gadites, and the half tribe of the Manassites, for every word of God, and the word of the king.
to fulfil the word of God, by the mouth of Jeremiah, until the land had paid off her sabbaths, - all the days of her lying desolate, she kept sabbath, to fulfil seventy years.
But, in the first year of Cyrus king of Persia, to accomplish the word of God by the mouth of Jeremiah, Yahweh aroused the spirit of Cyrus king of Persia, so that he made proclamation throughout all his kingdom, moreover also in writing, saying:
As for God, his way is upright; the word of God is pure; he is a shield to all those who take refuge in him.
Every word of God is pure: he is a shield unto them that put their trust in him.
And much people shall go and say: come, and let us go up to the hill of the LORD and unto the house of the God of Jacob: that he may teach us his ways, and that we may walk in his paths. For out of Zion shall come the law, and the word of God out of Jerusalem.
Then said Hezekiah to Isaiah, "Good is the word of God which thou hast told me." He said moreover, "For there shall be peace and faithfulness in my time."
Hear the word of God, all ye that fear the thing which he speaketh. Your brethren that hate you, and cast you out for my name's sake, say "Let the LORD magnify himself, that we may see your gladness," and yet they shall be confounded.
As for the warning of the Prophets, it is but wind; yea, there is not the word of God in them: such things shall happen unto themselves."
But unto whom shall I speak, whom shall I warn, that he may take heed? Their ears are so uncircumcised, that they may not hear. Behold, they take the word of God but for a scorn, and have no lust thereto.
Then said they, "Come, let us imagine something against this Jeremiah." Yea, this did even the priests, to whom the law was committed: the Senators, that were the wisest: and the prophets, which wanted not the word of God. "Come," said they, "let us cut out his tongue, and let us not regard his words."
and the multitude of the Gentiles shall haste them thither, saying, "Come, let us go up to the hill of the LORD, and to the house of the God of Jacob: that he may teach us his way, and that we may walk in his paths." For the law shall come out of Zion, and the word of God from Jerusalem;
But he that was sown in the stony ground, is he which heareth the word of God, and anon with joy receiveth it,
He that was sown among thorns, is he that heareth the word of God, but the care of this world, and the deceitfulness of riches choke the word, and so is he made unfruitful.
And in answer he said to them, Why do you, yourselves, go against the word of God on account of the teaching which has been handed down to you?
he shall not honor his father. And ye have made void the word of God because of your tradition.
And these are they that are sown among the thorns; which are such as hear the word of God,
Making the word of God of none effect through your tradition, which ye have delivered: and many such like things do ye.
"For no word of God shall be void of power."
Annas and Caiaphas being the high priests, the word of God came unto John the son of Zacharias in the wilderness.
And Jesus answered him, saying, It is written, That man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word of God.
And he said unto them, "I must to other cities also preach the word of God, for therefore am I sent."
And it came to pass, that, as the people pressed upon him to hear the word of God, he stood by the lake of Gennesaret,
Now the parable is this: The seed is the word of God.
And he answered and said unto them, My mother and my brethren are these which hear the word of God, and do it.
But he said, Yea rather, blessed are they that hear the word of God, and keep it.
If he called them gods, unto whom the word of God came, and the scripture cannot be broken;
My brothers, the word of God had to be put into effect, which the Holy Spirit had said before, by the mouth of David, about Judas, who was guide to those who took Jesus,
For the word of God is for you and for your children and for all those who are far off, even all those who may be marked out by the Lord our God.
And when they had prayed, the place was shaken where they were assembled together; and they were all filled with the Holy Ghost, and they spake the word of God with boldness.
Then the twelve called the multitude of the disciples unto them, and said, It is not reason that we should leave the word of God, and serve tables.
while we will go on devoting ourselves to prayer and the word of God."
And the word of God increased; and the number of the disciples multiplied in Jerusalem greatly; and a great company of the priests were obedient to the faith.
Now when the apostles which were at Jerusalem heard that Samaria had received the word of God, they sent unto them Peter and John:
And the apostles and brethren that were in Judaea heard that the Gentiles had also received the word of God.
But the word of God grew and multiplied.
And when they were at Salamis, they preached the word of God in the synagogues of the Jews: and they had also John to their minister.
Which was with the deputy of the country, Sergius Paulus, a prudent man; who called for Barnabas and Saul, and desired to hear the word of God.
When they were come out of the Synagogue of the Jews, the gentiles besought them that they would preach the word of god to them between the Sabbath days.
And the next sabbath day came almost the whole city together to hear the word of God.
Then Paul and Barnabas waxed bold, and said, It was necessary that the word of God should first have been spoken to you: but seeing ye put it from you, and judge yourselves unworthy of everlasting life, lo, we turn to the Gentiles.
And as the Gentiles heard this, they were glad, and glorified the word of God: and as many as were ordained to eternal life believed.
and when they had preached the word of God in Perga, they descended into Attalia,
But Paul and Barnabas kept on in Antioch, teaching and preaching the word of God, with a number of others.
And after some days, Paul said to Barnabas, Let us go back and see the brothers in every town where we have given the word of God, and see how they are.
And they spake unto him the word of God, with all who were in his house.
But when the Jews of Thessalonica had knowledge that the word of God was preached of Paul at Berea, they came thither also, and stirred up the people.
And he continued there a year and six months, teaching the word of God among them.
So mightily grew the word of God and prevailed.
Because by them the true word of God was changed into that which is false, and they gave worship and honour to the thing which is made, and not to him who made it, to whom be blessing for ever. So be it.
Surely, very much. First: unto them was committed the word of God.
For if they who are of the law are the people who get the heritage, then faith is made of no use, and the word of God has no power;
For this reason it is of faith, so that it may be through grace; and so that the word of God may be certain to all the seed; not only to that which is of the law, but to that which is of the faith of Abraham, who is the father of us all,
Because, as numbers of men became sinners through the wrongdoing of one man, even so will great numbers get righteousness through the keeping of the word of God by one man.
Not as though the word of God hath taken none effect. For they are not all Israel, which are of Israel:
For this is the word of God's undertaking, At this time will I come, and Sarah will have a son.
So then faith cometh by hearing, and hearing by the word of God.
What? came the word of God out from you? or came it unto you only?
For we are not as many, which corrupt the word of God: but as of sincerity, but as of God, in the sight of God speak we in Christ.
And we all, with unveiled face, continually seeing as in a mirror the glory of the Lord, are progressively being transformed into His image from [one degree of] glory to [even more] glory, which comes from the Lord, [who is] the Spirit. Cross references: 2 Corinthians 3:3 : Ex 24:12; 31:18; 32:15, 16; Jer 31:33 2 Corinthians 3:6 : Jer 31:31 2 Corinthians 3:7 : Ex 34:29-35 2 Corinthians 3:17 : Is 61:1, 2 end of crossrefs
But have renounced the hidden things of dishonesty, not walking in craftiness, nor handling the word of God deceitfully; but by manifestation of the truth commending ourselves to every man's conscience in the sight of God.
Because if the heritage is by the law, it is no longer dependent on the word of God; but God gave it to Abraham by his word.
And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God:
which is the word of God, Praying alway by the Spirit with all prayer and supplication, and watching thereunto with all perseverance and supplication for all the saints,
and that most of the brethren in the Lord, being confident through my bonds, are more abundantly bold to speak the word of God without fear.
Whereof I am made a minister, according to the dispensation of God which is given to me for you, to fulfil the word of God;
Let the word of God dwell in you richly, teaching and admonishing one another, in all wisdom, in psalms, hymns, spiritual songs, with grace making melody in your hearts to God;
For this cause also thank we God without ceasing, because, when ye received the word of God which ye heard of us, ye received it not as the word of men, but as it is in truth, the word of God, which effectually worketh also in you that believe.
Furthermore, brethren, pray for us, that the word of God may have free passage, and be glorified, as it is with you:
For it is sanctified by the word of God and prayer.
Wherein I suffer trouble, as an evil doer, even unto bonds; but the word of God is not bound.
In the hope of eternal life, which was made certain before eternal time, by the word of God who is ever true;
He must hold firmly to the trustworthy word [of God] as it was taught to him, so that he will be able both to give accurate instruction in sound [reliable, error-free] doctrine and to refute those who contradict [it by explaining their error].
To be discreet, chaste, keepers at home, good, obedient to their own husbands, that the word of God be not blasphemed.
that the word of God may not be blasphemed. the young men likewise exhort to be modest.
In times past the word of God came to our fathers through the prophets, in different parts and in different ways;
For the word of God is quick, and powerful, and sharper than any twoedged sword, piercing even to the dividing asunder of soul and spirit, and of the joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart.
For when as concerning the time, ye ought to be teachers, yet have ye need again that we teach you the first principles of the word of God; and are become such as have need of milk, and not of strong meat:
And have tasted the good word of God, and the powers of the world to come,
And for this cause it is through him that a new agreement has come into being, so that after the errors under the first agreement had been taken away by his death, the word of God might have effect for those who were marked out for an eternal heritage.
Through faith we understand that the worlds were framed by the word of God, so that things which are seen were not made of things which do appear.
Remember them which have the rule over you, who have spoken unto you the word of God: whose faith follow, considering the end of their conversation.
Being born again, not of corruptible seed, but of incorruptible, by the word of God, which liveth and abideth for ever.
For this they willingly are ignorant of, that by the word of God the heavens were of old, and the earth standing out of the water and in the water:
But the heavens and earth that now are, by the same word of God, have been reserved for fire, and are being kept for the Day of Judgment, and for the destruction of ungodly men.
Whoever should keep his word, truly in him has the word of God been completed: in this we know that we are in him.
I have written unto you, fathers, because ye have known him that is from the beginning. I have written unto you, young men, because ye are strong, and the word of God abideth in you, and ye have overcome the wicked one.
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