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28 Bible Verses about Books

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Job 19:23

Oh, that the words I now speak were written! Oh, that they were inscribed in a book [carved on a tablet of stone]!

Isaiah 19:7

The meadows by the Nile, by the brink of the Nile, and all the sown fields of the Nile shall become dry, be blown away, and be no more.

2 Timothy 4:13

[When] you come, bring the cloak that I left at Troas with Carpus, also the books, especially the parchments.

Jeremiah 36:2

Take a scroll [of parchment] for a book and write on it all the words I have spoken to you against Israel and Judah and all the nations from the day I spoke to you in the days of [King] Josiah until this day.

Luke 1:3

It seemed good and desirable to me, [and so I have determined] also after having searched out diligently and followed all things closely and traced accurately the course from the highest to the minutest detail from the very first, to write an orderly account for you, most excellent Theophilus,

Revelation 5:1

And I saw lying on the open hand of Him Who was seated on the throne a scroll (book) written within and on the back, closed and sealed with seven seals;

Jeremiah 36:4

Then Jeremiah called Baruch son of Neriah, and Baruch wrote upon the scroll of the book all the words which Jeremiah dictated, [words] that the Lord had spoken to him.

Job 19:23-24

Oh, that the words I now speak were written! Oh, that they were inscribed in a book [carved on a tablet of stone]! That with an iron pen and [molten] lead they were graven in the rock forever!

3 John 1:13

I had much [to say to you when I began] to write, but I prefer not to put it down with pen (a reed) and ink;

Genesis 5:1

This is the book (the written record, the history) of the generations of the offspring of Adam. When God created man, He made him in the likeness of God.

Deuteronomy 31:9

And Moses wrote this law and delivered it to the Levitical priests, who carried the ark of the covenant of the Lord, and to all the elders of Israel.

Joshua 18:9

And the men went and passed through the land and described it by cities in seven portions in a book; and they came again to Joshua to the camp at Shiloh.

Numbers 21:14

That is why it is said in the Book of the Wars of the Lord: Waheb in Suphah, and the valleys of [the branches of] the Arnon [River],

Ezra 4:15

In order that a search may be made in the book of the records of your fathers, in which you will learn that this is a rebellious city, hurtful to kings and provinces, and that sedition was stirred up in it of old. That is why [it] was laid waste.

Joshua 10:13

And the sun stood still, and the moon stayed, until the nation took vengeance upon their enemies. Is not this written in the Book of Jasher? So the sun stood still in the midst of the heavens and did not hasten to go down for about a whole day.

1 Samuel 10:25

Then Samuel told the people the manner of the kingdom [defining the position of the king in relation to God and to the people], and wrote it in a book and laid it up before the Lord. And Samuel sent all the people away, each one to his home.

Proverbs 25:1

These are also the proverbs of Solomon, which the men of Hezekiah king of Judah copied:

Jeremiah 51:60-64

So Jeremiah wrote in a book all the evil that would come upon Babylon -- "even all these words that are written against Babylon. And Jeremiah said to Seraiah, When you come to Babylon, see to it that you read all these words. Then say, O Lord, You have spoken concerning this place that it shall be cut off, so that nothing shall remain and dwell in it, neither man nor beast; but it shall be desolate forever.read more.
And it shall be that when you have finished reading this book, you shall bind a stone to it and cast it into the midst of the Euphrates. Then say, Thus will Babylon sink and not rise because of the evil that I will bring upon her; and [the Babylonians] will be weary (hopelessly exhausted). Thus far are the words of Jeremiah.

Revelation 1:1

[This is] the revelation of Jesus Christ [His unveiling of the divine mysteries]. God gave it to Him to disclose and make known to His bond servants certain things which must shortly and speedily come to pass in their entirety. And He sent and communicated it through His angel (messenger) to His bond servant John,

Hebrews 10:7

Then I said, Behold, here I am, coming to do Your will, O God -- "[to fulfill] what is written of Me in the volume of the Book.

Deuteronomy 31:24-26

And when Moses had finished writing the words of this law in a book to the very end, He commanded the Levites who carried the ark of the covenant of the Lord, Take this Book of the Law and put it by the side of the ark of the covenant of the Lord your God, that it may be there for a witness against you.

2 Chronicles 35:25

Jeremiah gave a lament for Josiah, and all the singing men and women have spoken of Josiah in their laments to this day. They made them an ordinance in Israel; behold, they are written in the Laments.

From Thematic Bible


Books » Illustrative of » The record of the church of Christ

Daniel 12:1

And at that time [of the end] Michael shall arise, the great [angelic] prince who defends and has charge of your [Daniel's] people. And there shall be a time of trouble, straitness, and distress such as never was since there was a nation till that time. But at that time your people shall be delivered, everyone whose name shall be found written in the Book [of God's plan for His own].

Revelation 20:12

I [also] saw the dead, great and small; they stood before the throne, and books were opened. Then another book was opened, which is [the Book] of Life. And the dead were judged (sentenced) by what they had done [ their whole way of feeling and acting, their aims and endeavors] in accordance with what was recorded in the books.

Revelation 22:19

And if anyone cancels or takes away from the statements of the book of this prophecy [these predictions relating to Christ's kingdom and its speedy triumph, together with the consolations and admonitions or warnings pertaining to them], God will cancel and take away from him his share in the tree of life and in the city of holiness (purity and hallowedness), which are described and promised in this book.

Books » Divine communications recorded in

Exodus 17:14

And the Lord said to Moses, Write this for a memorial in the book and rehearse it in the ears of Joshua, that I will utterly blot out the remembrance of Amalek from under the heavens.

Isaiah 30:8

Now, go, write it before them on a tablet and inscribe it in a book, that it may be as a witness for the time to come forevermore.

Jeremiah 36:2

Take a scroll [of parchment] for a book and write on it all the words I have spoken to you against Israel and Judah and all the nations from the day I spoke to you in the days of [King] Josiah until this day.

Revelation 1:19

Write therefore the things you see, what they are [and signify] and what is to take place hereafter.

Books » Illustrative of » Memorials of conversation and conduct of men

Revelation 20:12

I [also] saw the dead, great and small; they stood before the throne, and books were opened. Then another book was opened, which is [the Book] of Life. And the dead were judged (sentenced) by what they had done [ their whole way of feeling and acting, their aims and endeavors] in accordance with what was recorded in the books.

Daniel 7:10

A stream of fire came forth from before Him; a thousand thousands ministered to Him and ten thousand times ten thousand rose up and stood before Him; the Judge was seated [the court was in session] and the books were opened.

Malachi 3:16

Then those who feared the Lord talked often one to another; and the Lord listened and heard it, and a book of remembrance was written before Him of those who reverenced and worshipfully feared the Lord and who thought on His name.

Books » Often sealed

Isaiah 29:11

And the vision of all this has become for you like the words of a book that is sealed. When men give it to one who can read, saying, Read this, I pray you, he says, I cannot, for it is sealed.

Daniel 12:4

But you, O Daniel, shut up the words and seal the Book until the time of the end. [Then] many shall run to and fro and search anxiously [through the Book], and knowledge [of God's purposes as revealed by His prophets] shall be increased and become great.

Revelation 5:1

And I saw lying on the open hand of Him Who was seated on the throne a scroll (book) written within and on the back, closed and sealed with seven seals;

Books » Made in a roll

Jeremiah 36:2

Take a scroll [of parchment] for a book and write on it all the words I have spoken to you against Israel and Judah and all the nations from the day I spoke to you in the days of [King] Josiah until this day.

Isaiah 34:4

All the host of the heavens shall be dissolved and crumble away, and the skies shall be rolled together like a scroll; and all their host [the stars and the planets] shall drop like a faded leaf from the vine, and like a withered fig from the fig tree.

Ezekiel 2:9

And when I looked, behold, a hand was stretched out to me and behold, a scroll of a book was in it.

Books » Not extant, but mentioned in scripture » Visions of iddo

2 Chronicles 9:29

Now the rest of the acts of Solomon, from first to last, are they not written in the history of Nathan the prophet and in the prophecy of Ahijah the Shilonite and in the visions of Iddo the seer concerning Jeroboam the son of Nebat?

2 Chronicles 12:15

Now the acts of Rehoboam, from first to last, are they not written in the histories of Shemaiah the prophet and of Iddo the seer regarding genealogies? There were wars between Rehoboam of Judah and Jeroboam of Israel continually.

Books » Not extant, but mentioned in scripture » Nathan

2 Chronicles 9:29

Now the rest of the acts of Solomon, from first to last, are they not written in the history of Nathan the prophet and in the prophecy of Ahijah the Shilonite and in the visions of Iddo the seer concerning Jeroboam the son of Nebat?

1 Chronicles 29:29

Now the acts of King David, from first to last, are written in the recorded words of Samuel the seer, Nathan the prophet, and Gad the seer,

Books » Not extant, but mentioned in scripture » Jasher

2 Samuel 1:18

And he commanded to teach it, [the lament of] the bow, to the Israelites. Behold, it is written in the Book of Jashar:

Joshua 10:13

And the sun stood still, and the moon stayed, until the nation took vengeance upon their enemies. Is not this written in the Book of Jasher? So the sun stood still in the midst of the heavens and did not hasten to go down for about a whole day.

Books » Written with pen and ink

Jeremiah 36:18

Then Baruch answered them, He dictated all these words to me, and I wrote them with ink in the book.

3 John 1:13

I had much [to say to you when I began] to write, but I prefer not to put it down with pen (a reed) and ink;

Books » Erasures in, alluded to

Exodus 32:33

But the Lord said to Moses, Whoever has sinned against Me, I will blot him [not you] out of My book.

Numbers 5:23

The priest shall then write these curses in a book and shall wash them off into the water of bitterness;

Books » Illustrative of » Memorials of God's providence

Psalm 56:8

You number and record my wanderings; put my tears into Your bottle -- "are they not in Your book?

Books » Important events recorded in

Ezra 4:15

In order that a search may be made in the book of the records of your fathers, in which you will learn that this is a rebellious city, hurtful to kings and provinces, and that sedition was stirred up in it of old. That is why [it] was laid waste.

Ezra 6:1-2

Then King Darius decreed, and a search was made in Babylonia in the house where the treasured records were stored. And at Ecbatana in the capital in the province of Media, a scroll was found on which this was recorded:

Books » Not extant, but mentioned in scripture » Sayings of the seers

2 Chronicles 33:19

His prayer and how God heard him, and all his sins and unfaithfulness, and the sites on which he built high places and set up the Asherim and graven images before he humbled himself, behold, they are written in the Chronicles of the Seers.

Books » Not extant, but mentioned in scripture » Chronicles of david

1 Chronicles 27:24

Joab son of Zeruiah began a census but did not finish, because the census brought wrath upon Israel, and the number was not recorded in the chronicles of King David.

Books » Not extant, but mentioned in scripture » Samuel the seer

1 Chronicles 29:29

Now the acts of King David, from first to last, are written in the recorded words of Samuel the seer, Nathan the prophet, and Gad the seer,

Books » Not extant, but mentioned in scripture » Gad the seer

1 Chronicles 29:29

Now the acts of King David, from first to last, are written in the recorded words of Samuel the seer, Nathan the prophet, and Gad the seer,

Books » Not extant, but mentioned in scripture » Jehu the son of hanani

2 Chronicles 20:34

Now the rest of the acts of Jehoshaphat, from first to last, they are written in the records of Jehu son of Hanani, which are in the Book of the Kings of Israel.

Books » Not extant, but mentioned in scripture » Shemaiah

2 Chronicles 12:15

Now the acts of Rehoboam, from first to last, are they not written in the histories of Shemaiah the prophet and of Iddo the seer regarding genealogies? There were wars between Rehoboam of Judah and Jeroboam of Israel continually.

Books » Often dedicated to persons of distinction

Luke 1:3

It seemed good and desirable to me, [and so I have determined] also after having searched out diligently and followed all things closely and traced accurately the course from the highest to the minutest detail from the very first, to write an orderly account for you, most excellent Theophilus,

Acts 1:1

In the former account [which I prepared], O Theophilus, I made [a continuous report] dealing with all the things which Jesus began to do and to teach

Books » The ancients fond of making

Ecclesiastes 12:12

But about going further [than the words given by one Shepherd], my son, be warned. Of making many books there is no end [so do not believe everything you read], and much study is a weariness of the flesh.

Books » Not extant, but mentioned in scripture » Ahijah the shilonite

2 Chronicles 9:29

Now the rest of the acts of Solomon, from first to last, are they not written in the history of Nathan the prophet and in the prophecy of Ahijah the Shilonite and in the visions of Iddo the seer concerning Jeroboam the son of Nebat?

Books » Not extant, but mentioned in scripture » History of the kings

1 Chronicles 9:1

So all Israel was enrolled by genealogies; and they are written in the Book of the Kings of Israel. And Judah was carried away captive to Babylon for their unfaithfulness to God.

Books » Not extant, but mentioned in scripture » Natural history by solomon

1 Kings 4:32-33

He also originated 3,000 proverbs, and his songs were 1,005. He spoke of trees, from the cedar that is in Lebanon to the hyssop that grows out of the wall; he spoke also of beasts, of birds, of creeping things, and of fish.

Books » Not extant, but mentioned in scripture » Samuel concerning the kingdom

1 Samuel 10:25

Then Samuel told the people the manner of the kingdom [defining the position of the king in relation to God and to the people], and wrote it in a book and laid it up before the Lord. And Samuel sent all the people away, each one to his home.

Books » Made of » Parchment

2 Timothy 4:13

[When] you come, bring the cloak that I left at Troas with Carpus, also the books, especially the parchments.

Books » Not extant, but mentioned in scripture » Wars of the lord

Numbers 21:14

That is why it is said in the Book of the Wars of the Lord: Waheb in Suphah, and the valleys of [the branches of] the Arnon [River],

Books » Not extant, but mentioned in scripture » Acts of solomon

1 Kings 11:41

The rest of the acts of Solomon -- "and all that he did, and his wisdom (skill) -- "are they not written in the book of the acts of Solomon?

Books » Often written on both sides

Ezekiel 2:10

And He spread it before me and it was written within and on the back, and written on it were words of lamentation and mourning and woe.

Books » Probable origin of

Job 19:23-24

Oh, that the words I now speak were written! Oh, that they were inscribed in a book [carved on a tablet of stone]! That with an iron pen and [molten] lead they were graven in the rock forever!

Books » Made of » Papyrus or paper reed

Isaiah 19:7

The meadows by the Nile, by the brink of the Nile, and all the sown fields of the Nile shall become dry, be blown away, and be no more.

Books » Were numerous and most expensive

Acts 19:19

And many of those who had practiced curious, magical arts collected their books and [throwing them, book after book, on the pile] burned them in the sight of everybody. When they counted the value of them, they found it amounted to 50,000 pieces of silver ( about $9,300).

Topics on Books

Books In Prophecy

66;5;1

And I saw lying on the open hand of Him Who was seated on the throne a scroll (book) written within and on the back, closed and sealed with seven seals;

Books Of Prophecy

2;17;14

And the Lord said to Moses, Write this for a memorial in the book and rehearse it in the ears of Joshua, that I will utterly blot out the remembrance of Amalek from under the heavens.

Books, Metaphorical Use

66;20;11-12

Then I saw a great white throne and the One Who was seated upon it, from Whose presence and from the sight of Whose face earth and sky fled away, and no place was found for them.

Books, Not Preserved

4;21;14

That is why it is said in the Book of the Wars of the Lord: Waheb in Suphah, and the valleys of [the branches of] the Arnon [River],

Historical Books

1;5;1

This is the book (the written record, the history) of the generations of the offspring of Adam. When God created man, He made him in the likeness of God.