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27 Bible Verses about Inscriptions

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Matthew 22:20-21

And Jesus said to them, Whose likeness and title are these? They said, Caesar's. Then He said to them, Pay therefore to Caesar the things that are due to Caesar, and pay to God the things that are due to God.

Mark 12:16-17

And they brought [Him one]. Then He asked them, Whose image (picture) is this? And whose superscription ( title)? They said to Him, Caesar's. Jesus said to them, Pay to Caesar the things that are Caesar's and to God the things that are God's. And they stood marveling and greatly amazed at Him.

Luke 20:24-25

Show Me a denarius (a coin)! Whose image and inscription does it have? They answered, Caesar's. He said to them, Then render to Caesar the things that are Caesar's, and to God the things that are God's.

Acts 17:23

For as I passed along and carefully observed your objects of worship, I came also upon an altar with this inscription, To the unknown god. Now what you are already worshiping as unknown, this I set forth to you.

Zechariah 14:20-21

In that day there shall be [written] upon the [little] bells on the horses, holy to the lord, and the pots in the Lord's house shall be holy to the Lord like the bowls before the altar. Yes, every pot in all the houses of Jerusalem and in Judah shall be dedicated and holy to the Lord of hosts, and all who sacrifice may come and take of them and boil their sacrifices in them [and traders in such wares will no longer be seen at the temple]. And in that day there shall be no more a Canaanite [that is, any godless or unclean person, whether Jew or Gentile] in the house of the Lord of hosts.

Exodus 39:30

And they made the plate of the holy crown of pure gold and wrote upon it an inscription, like the engravings of a signet, holy to the lord.

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.

2 Timothy 2:19

But the firm foundation of (laid by) God stands, sure and unshaken, bearing this seal (inscription): The Lord knows those who are His, and, Let everyone who names [himself by] the name of the Lord give up all iniquity and stand aloof from it.

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!

Jeremiah 17:1

The sin of Judah is written with a pen or stylus of iron and with the point of a diamond; it is engraved on the tablets of their hearts and on the horns of their altars,

Exodus 32:15-16

And Moses turned and went down from the mountain with the two tables of the Testimony in his hand, tables or tablets that were written on both sides. The tables were the work of God; the writing was the writing of God, graven upon the tables.

Deuteronomy 9:10

And the Lord delivered to me the two tables of stone written with the finger of God; and on them were all the words which the Lord spoke with you on the mountain out of the midst of the fire in the day of the assembly.

Daniel 5:5

Immediately and suddenly there appeared the fingers of a man's hand and wrote on the plaster of the wall opposite the candlestick [so exposed especially to the light] in the king's palace, and the king saw the part of the hand that wrote.

Zechariah 3:9

For behold, upon the stone which I have set before Joshua, upon that one stone are seven eyes or facets [the all-embracing providence of God and the sevenfold radiations of the Spirit of God]. Behold, I will carve upon it its inscription, says the Lord of hosts, and I will remove the iniquity and guilt of this land in a single day.

Daniel 5:25

And this is the inscription that was written, mene, mene, tekel, upharsin -- "numbered, numbered, weighed, divisions.

Daniel 5:15

Now the wise men, the enchanters, have been brought in before me that they might read this writing and make known to me the interpretation of it, but they could not show the interpretation of the matter.

Daniel 5:7

The king cried aloud [mightily] to bring in the enchanters or soothsayers, the Chaldeans [diviners], and the astrologers. The king said to the wise men of Babylon, Whoever will read this writing and show me the interpretation of it will be clothed with purple and have a chain of gold put about his neck and will be the third ruler in the kingdom.

Daniel 5:16

But I have heard of you, that you can make interpretations and solve knotty problems. Now if you can read the writing and make known to me its interpretation, you shall be clothed with purple and have a chain of gold put around your neck and shall be the third ruler in the kingdom.

Daniel 5:17

Then Daniel answered before the king, Let your gifts be for yourself and give your rewards to another. However, I will read the writing to the king and make known to him the interpretation.

Daniel 5:24

Then was the part of the hand sent from the presence of [the Most High God], and this writing was inscribed.

Matthew 22:20

And Jesus said to them, Whose likeness and title are these?

Mark 12:16

And they brought [Him one]. Then He asked them, Whose image (picture) is this? And whose superscription ( title)? They said to Him, Caesar's.

Luke 20:24

Show Me a denarius (a coin)! Whose image and inscription does it have? They answered, Caesar's.

John 19:19

And Pilate also wrote a title (an inscription on a placard) and put it on the cross. And the writing was: Jesus the Nazarene, the King of the Jews.

Mark 15:26

And the inscription of the accusation against Him was written above, The King of the Jews.

From Thematic Bible


Inscriptions » Above jesus at the crucifixion

John 19:19

And Pilate also wrote a title (an inscription on a placard) and put it on the cross. And the writing was: Jesus the Nazarene, the King of the Jews.

Matthew 27:37

And over His head they put the accusation against Him ( the cause of His death), which read, This is Jesus, the King of the Jews.

Mark 15:26

And the inscription of the accusation against Him was written above, The King of the Jews.

Inscriptions » Precepts written on door posts and gates, and worn on the hand and forehead

Deuteronomy 6:6-9

And these words which I am commanding you this day shall be [first] in your [own] minds and hearts; [then] You shall whet and sharpen them so as to make them penetrate, and teach and impress them diligently upon the [minds and] hearts of your children, and shall talk of them when you sit in your house and when you walk by the way, and when you lie down and when you rise up. And you shall bind them as a sign upon your hand, and they shall be as frontlets (forehead bands) between your eyes. read more.
And you shall write them upon the doorposts of your house and on your gates.

Isaiah 57:8

Behind the door and the doorpost you have set up your [idol] symbol [as a substitute for the Scripture text God ordered]. Deserting Me, you have uncovered and ascended and enlarged your bed; and you have made a [fresh] bargain for yourself with [the adulterers], and you loved their bed, where you saw [a beckoning hand or a passion-inflaming image].

Deuteronomy 11:18-20

Therefore you shall lay up these My words in your [minds and] hearts and in your [entire] being, and bind them for a sign upon your hands and as forehead bands between your eyes. And you shall teach them to your children, speaking of them when you sit in your house and when you walk along the road, when you lie down and when you rise up. And you shall write them upon the doorposts of your house and on your gates,

Inscriptions » Holiness » to the lord » Engraved » High priest

Exodus 39:30

And they made the plate of the holy crown of pure gold and wrote upon it an inscription, like the engravings of a signet, holy to the lord.

Exodus 28:36

And you shall make a plate of pure gold and engrave on it, like the engravings of a signet, holy to the lord.

Inscriptions » Holiness » to the lord » Engraved » Horses » Bells

Zechariah 14:20

In that day there shall be [written] upon the [little] bells on the horses, holy to the lord, and the pots in the Lord's house shall be holy to the Lord like the bowls before the altar.

Inscriptions » On gravestones

2 Kings 23:17

Josiah said, What is that monument I see? The men of the city told him, It is the tomb of the man of God who came from Judah and foretold these things that you have just done against the altar of Bethel.

Inscriptions » This is jesus, the king of the jews,

Matthew 27:37

And over His head they put the accusation against Him ( the cause of His death), which read, This is Jesus, the King of the Jews.