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27 Bible Verses about Inscriptions

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Matthew 22:20-21

“Whose image and inscription is this?” He asked them. “Caesar’s,” they said to Him.Then He said to them, “Therefore give back to Caesar the things that are Caesar’s, and to God the things that are God’s.”

Mark 12:16-17

So they brought one. “Whose image and inscription is this?” He asked them.“Caesar’s,” they said. Then Jesus told them, “Give back to Caesar the things that are Caesar’s, and to God the things that are God’s.” And they were amazed at Him.

Luke 20:24-25

“Show Me a denarius. Whose image and inscription does it have?”“Caesar’s,” they said. “Well then,” He told them, “give back to Caesar the things that are Caesar’s and to God the things that are God’s.”

Acts 17:23

For as I was passing through and observing the objects of your worship, I even found an altar on which was inscribed:TO AN UNKNOWN GOD. Therefore, what you worship in ignorance, this I proclaim to you.

Zechariah 14:20-21

On that day, the wordsHOLY TO THE LORD will be on the bells of the horses. The pots in the house of the Lord will be like the sprinkling basins before the altar. Every pot in Jerusalem and in Judah will be holy to the Lord of Hosts. Everyone who sacrifices will come and take some of the pots to cook in. And on that day there will no longer be a Canaanite in the house of the Lord of Hosts.

Exodus 39:30

They also made a medallion, the holy diadem, out of pure gold and wrote on it an inscription like the engraving on a seal:HOLY TO THE LORD.

Isaiah 30:8

Go now, write it on a tablet in their presence
and inscribe it on a scroll;
it will be for the future,
forever and ever.

Job 19:23-24

I wish that my words were written down,
that they were recorded on a scroll or were inscribed in stone forever
by an iron stylus and lead!

Jeremiah 17:1

The sin of Judah is written
with an iron stylus.
With a diamond point
it is engraved on the tablet of their hearts
and on the horns of their altars,

Exodus 32:15-16

Then Moses turned and went down the mountain with the two tablets of the testimony in his hands. They were inscribed on both sides—inscribed front and back. The tablets were the work of God, and the writing was God’s writing, engraved on the tablets.

Deuteronomy 9:10

On the day of the assembly the Lord gave me the two stone tablets, inscribed by God’s finger. The exact words were on them, which the Lord spoke to you from the fire on the mountain.

Daniel 5:5

At that moment the fingers of a man’s hand appeared and began writing on the plaster of the king’s palace wall next to the lampstand. As the king watched the hand that was writing,

Zechariah 3:9

Notice the stone I have set before Joshua; on that one stone are seven eyes. I will engrave an inscription on it”—this is the declaration of the Lord of Hosts—“and I will take away the guilt of this land in a single day.

Daniel 5:25

“This is the writing that was inscribed:MENE, MENE, TEKEL, PARSIN.

Daniel 5:15

Now the wise men and mediums were brought before me to read this inscription and make its interpretation known to me, but they could not give its interpretation.

Daniel 5:7

The king called out to bring in the mediums, Chaldeans, and astrologers. He said to these wise men of Babylon, “Whoever reads this inscription and gives me its interpretation will be clothed in purple, have a gold chain around his neck, and have the third highest position in the kingdom.”

Daniel 5:16

However, I have heard about you that you can give interpretations and solve problems. Therefore, if you can read this inscription and give me its interpretation, you will be clothed in purple, have a gold chain around your neck, and have the third highest position in the kingdom.”

Daniel 5:17

Then Daniel answered the king, “You may keep your gifts, and give your rewards to someone else; however, I will read the inscription for the king and make the interpretation known to him.

Daniel 5:24

Therefore, He sent the hand, and this writing was inscribed.

Matthew 22:20

“Whose image and inscription is this?” He asked them.

Mark 12:16

So they brought one. “Whose image and inscription is this?” He asked them.“Caesar’s,” they said.

Luke 20:24

“Show Me a denarius. Whose image and inscription does it have?”“Caesar’s,” they said.

John 19:19

Pilate also had a sign lettered and put on the cross. The inscription was: JESUS THE NAZARENE THE KING OF THE JEWS.

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Inscriptions » Above jesus at the crucifixion

John 19:19

Pilate also had a sign lettered and put on the cross. The inscription was: JESUS THE NAZARENE THE KING OF THE JEWS.

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

Deuteronomy 6:6-9

These words that I am giving you today are to be in your heart. Repeat them to your children. Talk about them when you sit in your house and when you walk along the road, when you lie down and when you get up. Bind them as a sign on your hand and let them be a symbol on your forehead. read more.
Write them on the doorposts of your house and on your gates.

Isaiah 57:8

You have set up your memorial
behind the door and doorpost.
For away from Me, you stripped,
went up, and made your bed wide,
and you have made a bargain for yourself with them.
You have loved their bed;
you have gazed on their genitals.

Deuteronomy 11:18-20

"Impress these words of Mine on your hearts and souls, bind them as a sign on your hands, and let them be a symbol on your foreheads. Teach them to your children, talking about them when you sit in your house and when you walk along the road, when you lie down and when you get up. Write them on the doorposts of your house and on your gates,

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

Exodus 39:30

They also made a medallion, the holy diadem, out of pure gold and wrote on it an inscription like the engraving on a seal:HOLY TO THE LORD.

Exodus 28:36

“You are to make a pure gold medallion and engrave it, like the engraving of a seal:HOLY TO THE LORD.

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

Zechariah 14:20

On that day, the wordsHOLY TO THE LORD will be on the bells of the horses. The pots in the house of the Lord will be like the sprinkling basins before the altar.

Inscriptions » On gravestones

2 Kings 23:17

Then he said, “What is this monument I see?”The men of the city told him, “It is the tomb of the man of God who came from Judah and proclaimed these things that you have done to the altar at Bethel.”

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

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