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54 Bible Verses about Letters

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Hebrews 13:22

But I beseech you, brethren, bear the word of exhortation, for it is but in few words that I have written to you.

2 Chronicles 2:11

And Huram king of Tyre answered in writing, which he sent to Solomon, Because Jehovah loved his people, he made thee king over them.

2 Chronicles 21:12

And there came a writing to him from Elijah the prophet saying, Thus saith Jehovah, the God of David thy father: Because thou hast not walked in the ways of Jehoshaphat thy father, nor in the ways of Asa king of Judah,

Isaiah 39:1

At that time Merodach-Baladan, the son of Baladan, king of Babylon, sent a letter and a present to Hezekiah; for he had heard that he had been sick and had recovered.

Jeremiah 29:1

And these are the words of the letter that the prophet Jeremiah sent from Jerusalem to the residue of the elders of the captivity, and to the priests, and to the prophets, and to all the people whom Nebuchadnezzar had carried away captive from Jerusalem to Babylon

Acts 15:23-31

having by their hand written thus: The apostles, and the elders, and the brethren, to the brethren who are from among the nations at Antioch, and in Syria and Cilicia, greeting: Inasmuch as we have heard that some who went out from amongst us have troubled you by words, upsetting your souls, saying that ye must be circumcised and keep the law; to whom we gave no commandment; it seemed good to us, having arrived at a common judgment, to send chosen men to you with our beloved Barnabas and Paul,read more.
men who have given up their lives for the name of our Lord Jesus Christ. We have therefore sent Judas and Silas, who themselves also will tell you by word of mouth the same things. For it has seemed good to the Holy Spirit and to us to lay upon you no greater burden than these necessary things: to abstain from things sacrificed to idols, and from blood, and from what is strangled, and from fornication; keeping yourselves from which ye will do well. Farewell. They therefore, being let go, came to Antioch, and having gathered the multitude delivered to them the epistle. And having read it, they rejoiced at the consolation.

2 Corinthians 10:9-11

that I may not seem as if I was frightening you by letters: because his letters, he says, are weighty and strong, but his presence in the body weak, and his speech naught. Let such a one think this, that such as we are in word by letters when absent, such also present in deed.

Colossians 4:16

And when the letter has been read among you, cause that it be read also in the assembly of Laodiceans, and that ye also read that from Laodicea.

1 Thessalonians 5:27

I adjure you by the Lord that the letter be read to all the holy brethren.

2 Peter 3:1

This, a second letter, beloved, I already write to you, in both which I stir up, in the way of putting you in remembrance, your pure mind,

2 Samuel 11:14-15

And it came to pass in the morning, that David wrote a letter to Joab, and sent it by Urijah. And he wrote in the letter saying, Set Urijah in the front of the thickest fight, and withdraw from him, that he may be smitten and die.

2 Thessalonians 2:1-2

Now we beg you, brethren, by the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ and our gathering together to him, that ye be not soon shaken in mind, nor troubled, neither by spirit, nor by word, nor by letter, as if it were by us, as that the day of the Lord is present.

1 Kings 21:8

And she wrote a letter in Ahab's name, and sealed it with his seal, and sent the letter to the elders and to the nobles that were in his city, dwelling with Naboth.

2 Kings 19:14

And Hezekiah received the letter from the hand of the messengers, and read it; and Hezekiah went up into the house of Jehovah, and spread it before Jehovah.

Isaiah 37:14

And Hezekiah received the letter from the hand of the messengers, and read it; and Hezekiah went up into the house of Jehovah, and spread it before Jehovah.

2 Chronicles 32:17

And he wrote a letter to rail at Jehovah the God of Israel, and to speak against him saying, As the gods of the nations of the countries have not delivered their people out of my hand, so shall not the God of Hezekiah deliver his people out of my hand.

Ezra 4:7

And in the days of Artaxerxes, Bishlam, Mithredath, Tabeel, and the rest of his companions, wrote to Artaxerxes king of Persia; and the writing of the letter was written in Aramaic, and interpreted in Aramaic.

Nehemiah 6:5

Then sent Sanballat his servant to me in this manner the fifth time, with an open letter in his hand,

Acts 9:1-2

But Saul, still breathing out threatenings and slaughter against the disciples of the Lord, came to the high priest and asked of him letters to Damascus, to the synagogues, so that if he found any who were of the way, both men and women, he might bring them bound to Jerusalem.

Acts 22:5

as also the high priest bears me witness, and all the elderhood: from whom also, having received letters to the brethren, I went to Damascus to bring those also who were there, bound, to Jerusalem, to be punished.

Ezra 7:11

And this is the copy of the letter that king Artaxerxes gave to Ezra the priest, the scribe, a scribe of the words of the commandments of Jehovah, and of his statutes to Israel:

1 Corinthians 16:3

And when I am arrived, whomsoever ye shall approve, these I will send with letters to carry your bounty to Jerusalem:

2 Kings 5:5-6

And the king of Syria said, Well! go, and I will send a letter to the king of Israel. And he departed, and took with him ten talents of silver, and six thousand shekels of gold, and ten changes of raiment. And he brought the letter to the king of Israel, saying, And now, when this letter comes to thee, behold, I have sent Naaman my servant to thee, that thou mayest cure him of his leprosy.

Nehemiah 2:7-9

And I said to the king, If it please the king, let letters be given me to the governors beyond the river, that they may set me forward till I come into Judah; and a letter to Asaph the keeper of the king's forest, that he may give me timber to make beams for the gates of the palace which appertains to the house, and for the wall of the city, and for the house that I shall enter into. And the king granted me, according to the good hand of my God upon me. And I came to the governors beyond the river, and gave them the king's letters. Now the king had sent captains of a force and horsemen with me.

Acts 23:25

having written a letter, couched in this form:

2 Corinthians 3:1

Do we begin again to commend ourselves? or do we need, as some, commendatory letters to you, or commendatory from you?

2 Kings 10:1-3

Now Ahab had seventy sons in Samaria. And Jehu wrote letters, and sent to Samaria, to the princes of Jizreel, to the elders, and to Ahab's guardians, saying, And now, when this letter comes to you, seeing your master's sons are with you, and there are with you chariots, and horses, and a fortified city, and armour, look out the best and worthiest of your master's sons, and set him on his father's throne, and fight for your master's house.

Ezra 5:6-7

The copy of the letter that Tatnai, governor on this side the river, and Shethar-boznai, and his companions the Apharsachites, who were on this side the river, sent to Darius the king. They sent a report to him in which was written thus: To Darius the king, all peace!

2 Chronicles 30:1

And Hezekiah sent to all Israel and Judah, and wrote letters also to Ephraim and Manasseh, that they should come to the house of Jehovah at Jerusalem, to hold the passover to Jehovah the God of Israel.

2 Corinthians 1:1

Paul, apostle of Jesus Christ by God's will, and the brother Timotheus, to the assembly of God which is in Corinth, with all the saints who are in the whole of Achaia.

Colossians 1:1

Paul, apostle of Christ Jesus, by God's will, and Timotheus the brother,

1 Thessalonians 1:1

Paul and Silvanus and Timotheus to the assembly of Thessalonians in God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Grace to you and peace.

2 Thessalonians 1:1

Paul and Silvanus and Timotheus to the assembly of Thessalonians in God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.

2 Timothy 1:1

Paul, apostle of Jesus Christ by God's will, according to promise of life, the life which is in Christ Jesus,

Titus 1:1

Paul, bondman of God, and apostle of Jesus Christ according to the faith of God's elect, and knowledge of the truth which is according to piety;

2 Peter 3:15-16

and account the longsuffering of our Lord to be salvation; according as our beloved brother Paul also has written to you according to the wisdom given to him, as also in all his epistles, speaking in them of these things; among which some things are hard to be understood, which the untaught and ill-established wrest, as also the other scriptures, to their own destruction.

1 Peter 1:1

Peter, apostle of Jesus Christ, to the sojourners of the dispersion of Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia,

2 Peter 1:1

Simon Peter, bondman and apostle of Jesus Christ, to them that have received like precious faith with us through the righteousness of our God and Saviour Jesus Christ:

Revelation 2:1

To the angel of the assembly in Ephesus write: These things says he that holds the seven stars in his right hand, who walks in the midst of the seven golden lamps:

Revelation 3:1

And to the angel of the assembly in Sardis write: These things saith he that has the seven Spirits of God, and the seven stars: I know thy works, that thou hast a name that thou livest, and art dead.

Romans 16:22

I Tertius, who have written this epistle, salute you in the Lord.

1 Peter 5:12

By Silvanus, the faithful brother, as I suppose, I have written to you briefly; exhorting and testifying that this is the true grace of God in which ye stand.

Galatians 6:11

See how long a letter I have written to you with my own hand.

From Thematic Bible


Letters » Claudius lysias to felix

Acts 23:25-30

having written a letter, couched in this form: Claudius Lysias to the most excellent governor Felix, greeting. This man, having been taken by the Jews, and being about to be killed by them, I came up with the military and took out of their hands, having learned that he was a Roman. read more.
And desiring to know the charge on which they accused him, I brought him down to their council; whom I found to be accused of questions of their law, but to have no charge laid against him making him worthy of death or of bonds. But having received information of a plot about to be put in execution against the man by the Jews, I have immediately sent him to thee, commanding also his accusers to say before thee the things that are against him. Farewell.

Letters » Rabshakeh to hezekiah

Isaiah 37:9-14

And he heard say of Tirhakah king of Ethiopia, He has come forth to make war with thee. And when he heard it, he sent messengers to Hezekiah, saying, Thus shall ye speak to Hezekiah king of Judah, saying: Let not thy God, upon whom thou reliest, deceive thee, saying, Jerusalem shall not be delivered into the hand of the king of Assyria. Behold, thou hast heard what the kings of Assyria have done to all countries, destroying them utterly; and shalt thou be delivered? read more.
Have the gods of the nations which my fathers have destroyed delivered them, Gozan, and Haran, and Rezeph, and the children of Eden that were in Thelassar? Where is the king of Hamath, and the king of Arpad, and the king of the city of Sepharvaim, of Hena, and Ivvah? And Hezekiah received the letter from the hand of the messengers, and read it; and Hezekiah went up into the house of Jehovah, and spread it before Jehovah.

Letters » Written » By david » To joab

2 Samuel 11:14

And it came to pass in the morning, that David wrote a letter to Joab, and sent it by Urijah.

Letters » King of syria to king of israel

2 Kings 5:5-6

And the king of Syria said, Well! go, and I will send a letter to the king of Israel. And he departed, and took with him ten talents of silver, and six thousand shekels of gold, and ten changes of raiment. And he brought the letter to the king of Israel, saying, And now, when this letter comes to thee, behold, I have sent Naaman my servant to thee, that thou mayest cure him of his leprosy.

Letters » Sennacherib to hezekiah

2 Kings 19:14

And Hezekiah received the letter from the hand of the messengers, and read it; and Hezekiah went up into the house of Jehovah, and spread it before Jehovah.

Letters » King of babylon, to hezekiah

Isaiah 39:1

At that time Merodach-Baladan, the son of Baladan, king of Babylon, sent a letter and a present to Hezekiah; for he had heard that he had been sick and had recovered.

Letters » Of artaxerxes to nehemiah

Nehemiah 2:7-9

And I said to the king, If it please the king, let letters be given me to the governors beyond the river, that they may set me forward till I come into Judah; and a letter to Asaph the keeper of the king's forest, that he may give me timber to make beams for the gates of the palace which appertains to the house, and for the wall of the city, and for the house that I shall enter into. And the king granted me, according to the good hand of my God upon me. And I came to the governors beyond the river, and gave them the king's letters. Now the king had sent captains of a force and horsemen with me.

Letters » Letters of intercession by paul and philemon on behalf of onesimus

Philemon 1:1

Paul, prisoner of Christ Jesus, and Timotheus the brother, to Philemon the beloved and our fellow-workman,

Letters » Of recommendation

2 Corinthians 3:1

Do we begin again to commend ourselves? or do we need, as some, commendatory letters to you, or commendatory from you?

Letters » Luke to theophilus (the books of luke and acts)

Acts 1:1

I composed the first discourse, O Theophilus, concerning all things which Jesus began both to do and to teach,

Letters » Open letter from sanballat to nehemiah

Nehemiah 6:5

Then sent Sanballat his servant to me in this manner the fifth time, with an open letter in his hand,

Topics on Letters

Letters To Local Churches

48;1;2

and all the brethren with me, to the assemblies of Galatia.

Writing Letters

47;3;2-3

Ye are our letter, written in our hearts, known and read of all men,