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Theasaurus: Letters

54 Bible Verses about Letters

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Hebrews 13:22

And I beseech you, brethren, that ye receive this word of exhortation, that I have written unto you briefly.

2 Chronicles 2:11

Then Hiram, the king of Tyre, answered in writing, which he sent to Solomon, Because the LORD has loved his people, he has placed thee as king over them.

2 Chronicles 21:12

And a writing came to him from Elijah, the prophet, that said this: Thus hath the LORD, the God of David, thy father, said, 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 Merodachbaladan, the son of Baladan, king of Babylon, sent letters and presents to Hezekiah, for he had heard that he had been sick and was recovered.

Jeremiah 29:1

Now these are the words of the letter that Jeremiah the prophet sent from Jerusalem unto the residue of the elders which were carried away captives, 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

and they wrote letters by them after this manner: The apostles and elders and brethren send greeting unto the brethren who are of the Gentiles in Antioch and Syria and Cilicia; forasmuch as we have heard that certain ones who went out from us have troubled you with words, subverting your souls, saying, Ye must be circumcised and keep the law, to whom we gave no such commandment, it seemed good unto us, being assembled with one accord, to send chosen men unto you with our beloved Barnabas and Paul,read more.
men that have hazarded their lives for the name of our Lord Jesus Christ. We have sent therefore Judas and Silas, who shall also tell you the same things by mouth. For it seemed good to the Holy Spirit and to us to lay upon you no greater burden than these necessary things: that ye abstain from foods offered to idols and from blood and from things strangled and from fornication; from which if ye keep yourselves, ye shall do well. Fare ye well. So when they were dismissed, they came to Antioch; and when they had gathered the multitude together, they delivered the epistle, which when they had read, they rejoiced for the consolation.

2 Corinthians 10:9-11

That I may not seem as if I would terrify you by letters. For his letters, they say, are weighty and powerful; but his bodily presence is weak, and his speech contemptible. Let such a one think this, that such as we are in word by letters when we are absent, such will we be also in deed when we are present.

Colossians 4:16

And when this epistle is read among you, cause that it be read also in the congregation of the Laodiceans, and that ye likewise read the epistle from Laodicea.

1 Thessalonians 5:27

I charge you by the Lord that this epistle be read unto all the holy brethren.

2 Peter 3:1

Beloved, I now write unto you this second epistle, in which I alert with exhortation your pure understanding,

2 Samuel 11:14-15

And it came to pass in the morning, that David wrote a letter to Joab and sent it by the hand of Uriah. And he wrote in the letter, saying, Set Uriah in the forefront of the hottest battle and retire from him, that he may be smitten and die.

2 Thessalonians 2:1-2

Now we beseech you, brethren, regarding the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ and our being gathered together unto him, that ye not be easily shaken in understanding or be troubled neither by spirit nor by word nor by letter as from us, as if the day of Christ is at hand.

1 Kings 21:8

So she wrote letters in Ahab's name and sealed them with his seal and sent the letters unto 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 the LORD and spread it before the LORD.

Isaiah 37:14

And Hezekiah took the letters from the hand of the messengers and read them; and Hezekiah went up unto the house of the LORD and spread them before the LORD.

2 Chronicles 32:17

In addition to this, he wrote letters that blasphemed the LORD God of Israel and spoke against him, saying, As the gods of the Gentiles of other lands could not deliver their people out of my hand, neither shall the God of Hezekiah deliver his people out of my hand.

Ezra 4:7

And in the days of Artaxerxes wrote Bishlam, Mithredath, Tabeel, and the rest of their companions, unto Artaxerxes, king of Persia; and the writing of the letter was written in the Syrian tongue and interpreted in the Syrian tongue.

Nehemiah 6:5

Then Sanballat sent his slave to say the same thing for the fifth time with an open letter in his hand,

Acts 9:1-2

And Saul, yet breathing out threatenings and slaughter against the disciples of the Lord, came unto the prince of the priests and asked him for letters to Damascus to the synagogues, that if he found any of this way, whether they were men or women, he might bring them bound unto Jerusalem.

Acts 22:5

As also the prince of the priests bears me witness, and all the estate of the elders, from whom also I received letters unto the brethren, and went to Damascus to bring those who were bound there unto Jerusalem to be punished.

Ezra 7:11

Now this is the copy of the letter that the king Artaxerxes gave unto Ezra, the priest, the scribe, a scribe of the words of the commandments of the LORD and of his statutes over Israel.

1 Corinthians 16:3

And when I come, whomever ye shall approve by your letters, them will I send to bring your liberality unto Jerusalem.

2 Kings 5:5-6

And the king of Syria said, Go, depart, and I will send a letter unto the king of Israel. And he departed, and took with him ten talents of silver and six thousand pieces of gold, and ten changes of raiment. And he also took the letter to the king of Israel, which said, Now when this letter is come unto thee, behold, I have therewith sent Naaman, my slave, to thee, that thou may remove his leprosy.

Nehemiah 2:7-9

Moreover, I said unto the king, If it pleases the king, let letters be given me to the captains on the other side of the river, that they may convey me over until I come into Judah, and a letter unto Asaph, the keeper of the king's forest, that he may give me timber to make beams for the gates of the palace of 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 the LORD upon me. Then I came to the captains of the other side of the river and gave them the king's letters. Now the king had sent princes of the army and horsemen with me.

Acts 23:25

And he wrote a letter after this manner:

2 Corinthians 3:1

Do we begin again to commend ourselves? or do we need, as some others, epistles of commendation to you or letters of commendation from you?

2 Kings 10:1-3

And Ahab had seventy sons in Samaria. And Jehu wrote letters and sent to Samaria unto the princes of Jezreel, to the elders, and to those that brought up Ahab's children, saying, Now as soon as this letter comes to you, unto those who have your master's sons and who have chariots and horsemen and who have the arms and munitions of the city, see which is the best and most upright 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, captain of this side the river, and Shetharboznai, and his companions, the Apharsachites, which were on this side the river, sent unto Darius, the king: they sent a letter unto him, in which was written thus; Unto 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 the LORD at Jerusalem, to keep the passover unto the LORD God of Israel.

2 Corinthians 1:1

Paul, apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, and Timothy our brother, unto the congregation of God which is at Corinth, with all the saints who are in all Achaia:

Colossians 1:1

Paul, apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, and Timothy our brother,

1 Thessalonians 1:1

Paul, and Silvanus, and Timothy, unto the congregation of the Thessalonians congregated in God the Father and in the Lord Jesus Christ: Grace be unto you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.

2 Thessalonians 1:1

Paul and Silvanus and Timothy, unto the congregation of the Thessalonians in God our Father and in our Lord Jesus Christ:

2 Timothy 1:1

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

Titus 1:1

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

2 Peter 3:15-16

And have as saving health the patience of our Lord, even as our beloved brother Paul also according to the wisdom given unto him has written unto you in almost all his epistles, speaking in them of these things, among which are some things that are hard to understand, which those that are ignorant and unstable twist, as they do also the other scriptures, unto their own destruction.

1 Peter 1:1

Peter, apostle of Jesus, the Christ, to the strangers scattered in Pontus, in Galatia, in Cappadocia, in Asia, and in Bithynia,

2 Peter 1:1

Simon Peter, slave and apostle of Jesus Christ, to those that have obtained like precious faith with us in the righteousness of our God and Saviour Jesus Christ:

Revelation 2:1

Unto the angel of the congregation of Ephesus write; These things, saith he that holds the seven stars in his right hand, who walks in the midst of the seven golden lampstands:

Revelation 3:1

And unto the angel of the congregation 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 wrote this epistle, salute you in the Lord.

1 Peter 5:12

By Silvanus, a faithful brother; (according to my reckoning), I have written briefly, exhorting, and testifying that this is the true grace of God in which ye stand.

Galatians 6:11

Ye see how large a letter I have written unto you with my own hand.

From Thematic Bible


Letters » Claudius lysias to felix

Acts 23:25-30

And he wrote a letter after this manner: Claudius Lysias unto the most excellent governor Felix sends greeting. This man was taken of the Jews and should have been killed by them; then I came with an army and rescued him, having understood that he was a Roman. read more.
And when I desired to know the cause of why they accused him, I brought him forth into their council, whom I found to be accused of questions of their law, but to have nothing laid to his charge worthy of death or of bonds. And when it was told me how the Jews lay in wait to ambush the man, I sent straightway to thee and gave commandment to his accusers also to say before thee what they had against him. Farewell.

Letters » Rabshakeh to hezekiah

Isaiah 37:9-14

And he heard say concerning Tirhakah king of Ethiopia, He is 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, Do not let thy God, in whom thou dost trust, deceive thee, saying, Jerusalem shall not be given into the hand of the king of Assyria. Behold, thou hast heard what the kings of Assyria have done to all lands by destroying them utterly, and shalt thou be delivered? read more.
Have the gods of the Gentiles delivered those whom my fathers have destroyed, as Gozan and Haran and Rezeph and the sons of Eden which were in Telassar? Where is the king of Hamath and the king of Arphad and the king of the city of Sepharvaim Hena, and Ivah? And Hezekiah took the letters from the hand of the messengers and read them; and Hezekiah went up unto the house of the LORD and spread them before the LORD.

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 the hand of Uriah.

Letters » King of syria to king of israel

2 Kings 5:5-6

And the king of Syria said, Go, depart, and I will send a letter unto the king of Israel. And he departed, and took with him ten talents of silver and six thousand pieces of gold, and ten changes of raiment. And he also took the letter to the king of Israel, which said, Now when this letter is come unto thee, behold, I have therewith sent Naaman, my slave, to thee, that thou may remove 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 the LORD and spread it before the LORD.

Letters » King of babylon, to hezekiah

Isaiah 39:1

At that time Merodachbaladan, the son of Baladan, king of Babylon, sent letters and presents to Hezekiah, for he had heard that he had been sick and was recovered.

Letters » Of artaxerxes to nehemiah

Nehemiah 2:7-9

Moreover, I said unto the king, If it pleases the king, let letters be given me to the captains on the other side of the river, that they may convey me over until I come into Judah, and a letter unto Asaph, the keeper of the king's forest, that he may give me timber to make beams for the gates of the palace of 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 the LORD upon me. Then I came to the captains of the other side of the river and gave them the king's letters. Now the king had sent princes of the army and horsemen with me.

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

Philemon 1:1

Paul, a prisoner of Jesus Christ, and Timothy, our brother, unto Philemon, our dearly beloved and fellowlabourer,

Letters » Of recommendation

2 Corinthians 3:1

Do we begin again to commend ourselves? or do we need, as some others, epistles of commendation to you or letters of commendation from you?

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

Acts 1:1

The former treatise I have made, O Theophilus, of all that Jesus began both to do and teach,

Letters » Open letter from sanballat to nehemiah

Nehemiah 6:5

Then Sanballat sent his slave to say the same thing for the fifth time with an open letter in his hand,

Topics on Letters

Letters To Local Churches

Galatians 1:2

and all the brethren who are with me, unto the congregations of Galatia:

Writing Letters

2 Corinthians 3:2-3

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