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54 Bible Verses about Letters

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Hebrews 13:22

Brothers, I urge you to receive this word of exhortation, for I have written to you in few words.

2 Chronicles 2:11

Then King Hiram of Tyre wrote a letter and sent [it] to Solomon: Because the Lord loves His people, He set you over them as king.

2 Chronicles 21:12

Then a letter came to Jehoram from Elijah the prophet, saying: This is what the Lord God of your ancestor David says: "Because you have not walked in the ways of your father Jehoshaphat or in the ways of Asa king of Judah

Isaiah 39:1

At that time Merodach-baladan son of Baladan, king of Babylon, sent letters and a gift to Hezekiah since he heard that he had been sick and had recovered.

Jeremiah 29:1

This is the text of the letter that Jeremiah the prophet sent from Jerusalem to the rest of the elders of the exiles, the priests, the prophets, and all the people Nebuchadnezzar had deported from Jerusalem to Babylon.

Acts 15:23-31

They wrote this letter to be delivered by them: From the apostles and the elders, your brothers, To the brothers from among the Gentiles in Antioch, Syria, and Cilicia: Greetings. Because we have heard that some to whom we gave no authorization went out from us and troubled you with their words and unsettled your hearts, we have unanimously decided to select men and send them to you along with our beloved Barnabas and Paul,read more.
who have risked their lives for the name of our Lord Jesus Christ. Therefore we have sent Judas and Silas, who will personally report the same things by word of mouth. For it was the Holy Spirit's decision-and ours-to put no greater burden on you than these necessary things: that you abstain from food offered to idols, from blood, from eating anything that has been strangled, and from sexual immorality. If you keep yourselves from these things, you will do well. Farewell. Then, being sent off, they went down to Antioch, and after gathering the assembly, they delivered the letter. When they read it, they rejoiced because of its encouragement.

2 Corinthians 10:9-11

I don't want to seem as though I am trying to terrify you with my letters. For it is said, "His letters are weighty and powerful, but his physical presence is weak, and his public speaking is despicable." Such a person should consider this: what we are in the words of our letters when absent, we will be in actions when present.

Colossians 4:16

And when this letter has been read among you, have it read also in the church of the Laodiceans; and see that you also read the letter from Laodicea.

2 Peter 3:1

Dear friends, this is now the second letter I've written you; in both, I awaken your pure understanding with a reminder,

2 Samuel 11:14-15

The next morning David wrote a letter to Joab and sent it with Uriah. In the letter he wrote: Put Uriah at the front of the fiercest fighting, then withdraw from him so that he is struck down and dies.

2 Thessalonians 2:1-2

Now concerning the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ and our being gathered to Him: we ask you, brothers, not to be easily upset in mind or troubled, either by a spirit or by a message or by a letter as if from us, alleging that the Day of the Lord has come.

1 Kings 21:8

So she wrote letters in Ahab's name and sealed them with his seal. She sent the letters to the elders and nobles who lived with Naboth in his city.

2 Kings 19:14

Hezekiah took the letter from the hand of the messengers, read it, then went up to the Lord's temple, and spread it out before the Lord.

Isaiah 37:14

Hezekiah took the letter from the messengers, read it, then went up to the Lord's house and spread it out before the Lord.

2 Chronicles 32:17

He also wrote letters to mock the Lord God of Israel, saying against Him: Just like the national gods of the lands that did not deliver their people from my power, so Hezekiah's God will not deliver His people from my power.

Ezra 4:7

During the time of [King] Artaxerxes of Persia, Bishlam, Mithredath, Tabeel and the rest of his colleagues wrote to King Artaxerxes. The letter was written in Aramaic and translated.

Nehemiah 6:5

Sanballat sent me this same message a fifth time by his aide, who had an open letter in his hand.

Acts 9:1-2

Meanwhile Saul, still breathing threats and murder against the disciples of the Lord, went to the high priest and requested letters from him to the synagogues in Damascus, so that if he found any who belonged to the Way, either men or women, he might bring them as prisoners to Jerusalem.

Acts 22:5

as both the high priest and the whole council of elders can testify about me. Having received letters from them to the brothers, I was traveling to Damascus to bring those who were prisoners there to be punished in Jerusalem.

Ezra 7:11

This is the text of the letter King Artaxerxes gave to Ezra the priest and scribe, an expert in matters of the Lord's commandments and statutes for Israel:

1 Corinthians 16:3

And when I arrive, I will send those whom you recommend by letter to carry your gracious gift to Jerusalem.

2 Kings 5:5-6

Therefore, the king of Aram said, "Go and I will send a letter [with you] to the king of Israel." So he went and took with him 750 pounds of silver, 150 pounds of gold, and 10 changes of clothes. He brought the letter to the king of Israel, and it read: When this letter comes to you, note that I have sent you my servant Naaman for you to cure him of his skin disease.

Nehemiah 2:7-9

I also said to the king: "If it pleases the king, let me have letters [written] to the governors of the region west of the Euphrates River, so that they will grant me [safe] passage until I reach Judah. And [let me have] a letter [written] to Asaph, keeper of the king's forest, so that he will give me timber to rebuild the gates of the temple's fortress, the city wall, and the home where I will live." The king granted my [requests], for I was graciously strengthened by my God. I went to the governors of the region west of the Euphrates and gave them the king's letters. The king had also sent officers of the infantry and cavalry with me.

Acts 23:25

He wrote a letter of this kind:

2 Corinthians 3:1

Are we beginning to commend ourselves again? Or like some, do we need letters of recommendation to you or from you?

2 Kings 10:1-3

Since Ahab had 70 sons in Samaria, Jehu wrote letters and sent them to Samaria to the rulers of Jezreel, to the elders, and to the guardians of Ahab's sons, saying: When this letter arrives, since your master's sons are with you and you have chariots, horses, a fortified city, and weaponry, select the most qualified of your master's sons, set him on his father's throne, and fight for your master's house.

Ezra 5:6-7

This is the text of the letter that Tattenai the governor of the region west of the Euphrates River, Shethar-bozenai, and their colleagues, the officials in the region, sent to King Darius. They sent him a report, written as follows: To King Darius: All greetings.

2 Chronicles 30:1

Then Hezekiah sent [word] throughout all Israel and Judah, and he also wrote letters to Ephraim and Manasseh to come to the Lord's temple in Jerusalem to observe the Passover of the Lord God of Israel.

2 Corinthians 1:1

Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by God's will, and Timothy our brother: To God's church at Corinth, with all the saints who are throughout Achaia.

Colossians 1:1

Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by God's will, and Timothy our brother:

1 Thessalonians 1:1

Paul, Silvanus, and Timothy: To the church of the Thessalonians in God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Grace to you and peace.

2 Thessalonians 1:1

Paul, Silvanus, and Timothy: To the church of the Thessalonians in God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.

2 Timothy 1:1

Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by God's will, for the promise of life in Christ Jesus:

Titus 1:1

Paul, a slave of God, and an apostle of Jesus Christ for the faith of God's elect and the knowledge of the truth that leads to godliness,

2 Peter 3:15-16

Also, regard the patience of our Lord as [an opportunity for] salvation, just as our dear brother Paul, according to the wisdom given to him, has written to you. He speaks about these things in all his letters, in which there are some matters that are hard to understand. The untaught and unstable twist them to their own destruction, as they also do with the rest of the Scriptures.

1 Peter 1:1

Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ: To the temporary residents of the Dispersion in the provinces of Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia, chosen

2 Peter 1:1

Simeon Peter, a slave and an apostle of Jesus Christ: To those who have obtained a faith of equal privilege with ours through the righteousness of our God and Savior Jesus Christ.

Revelation 2:1

"To the angel of the church in Ephesus write: "The One who holds the seven stars in His right hand and who walks among the seven gold lampstands says:

Revelation 3:1

"To the angel of the church in Sardis write: "The One who has the seven spirits of God and the seven stars says: I know your works; you have a reputation for being alive, but you are dead.

Romans 16:22

I Tertius, who penned this epistle in the Lord, greet you.

1 Peter 5:12

Through Silvanus, whom I consider a faithful brother, I have written briefly, encouraging you and testifying that this is the true grace of God. Take your stand in it!

Galatians 6:11

Look at what large letters I have written to you in my own handwriting.

From Thematic Bible


Letters » Claudius lysias to felix

Acts 23:25-30

He wrote a letter of this kind: Claudius Lysias, To the most excellent governor Felix: Greetings. When this man had been seized by the Jews and was about to be killed by them, I arrived with my troops and rescued him because I learned that he is a Roman citizen. read more.
Wanting to know the charge for which they were accusing him, I brought him down before their Sanhedrin. I found out that the accusations were about disputed matters in their law, and that there was no charge that merited death or chains. When I was informed that there was a plot against the man, I sent him to you right away. I also ordered his accusers to state their case against him in your presence.

Letters » Rabshakeh to hezekiah

Isaiah 37:9-14

The king had heard this about Tirhakah, king of Cush: "He has set out to fight against you." So when he heard this, he sent messengers to Hezekiah, saying, "Say this to Hezekiah king of Judah: 'Don't let your God, whom you trust, deceive you by saying that Jerusalem won't be handed over to the king of Assyria. Look, you have heard what the kings of Assyria have done to all the countries; they destroyed them completely. Will you be rescued? read more.
Did the gods of the nations that my predecessors destroyed rescue them-Gozan, Haran, Rezeph, and the Edenites in Telassar? Where is the king of Hamath, the king of Arpad, the king of the city of Sepharvaim, Hena, or Ivvah?'" Hezekiah took the letter from the messengers, read it, then went up to the Lord's house and spread it out before the Lord.

Letters » Written » By david » To joab

2 Samuel 11:14

The next morning David wrote a letter to Joab and sent it with Uriah.

Letters » King of syria to king of israel

2 Kings 5:5-6

Therefore, the king of Aram said, "Go and I will send a letter [with you] to the king of Israel." So he went and took with him 750 pounds of silver, 150 pounds of gold, and 10 changes of clothes. He brought the letter to the king of Israel, and it read: When this letter comes to you, note that I have sent you my servant Naaman for you to cure him of his skin disease.

Letters » Sennacherib to hezekiah

2 Kings 19:14

Hezekiah took the letter from the hand of the messengers, read it, then went up to the Lord's temple, and spread it out before the Lord.

Letters » King of babylon, to hezekiah

Isaiah 39:1

At that time Merodach-baladan son of Baladan, king of Babylon, sent letters and a gift to Hezekiah since he heard that he had been sick and had recovered.

Letters » Of artaxerxes to nehemiah

Nehemiah 2:7-9

I also said to the king: "If it pleases the king, let me have letters [written] to the governors of the region west of the Euphrates River, so that they will grant me [safe] passage until I reach Judah. And [let me have] a letter [written] to Asaph, keeper of the king's forest, so that he will give me timber to rebuild the gates of the temple's fortress, the city wall, and the home where I will live." The king granted my [requests], for I was graciously strengthened by my God. I went to the governors of the region west of the Euphrates and gave them the king's letters. The king had also sent officers of the infantry and cavalry with me.

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

Philemon 1:1

Paul, a prisoner of Christ Jesus, and Timothy, our brother: To Philemon, our dear friend and co-worker,

Letters » Of recommendation

2 Corinthians 3:1

Are we beginning to commend ourselves again? Or like some, do we need letters of recommendation to you or from you?

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

Acts 1:1

I wrote the first narrative, Theophilus, about all that Jesus began to do and teach

Letters » Open letter from sanballat to nehemiah

Nehemiah 6:5

Sanballat sent me this same message a fifth time by his aide, who had an open letter in his hand.

Topics on Letters

Letters To Local Churches

48;1;2

and all the brothers who are with me: To the churches of Galatia.

Writing Letters

47;3;2-3

You yourselves are our letter, written on our hearts, recognized and read by everyone,

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