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28 Bible Verses about Literacy

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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.

2 Kings 5:7

And it came to pass when the king of Israel had read the letter, that he rent his garments, and said, Am I God, to kill and to make alive, that this man sends to me to cure a man of his leprosy? Wherefore consider, I pray you, and see how he seeks an occasion against me.

2 Kings 23:2

And the king went up into the house of Jehovah, and all the men of Judah and all the inhabitants of Jerusalem with him, and the priests and the prophets, and all the people, both small and great; and he read in their ears all the words of the book of the covenant which had been found in the house of Jehovah.

Nehemiah 8:2

And Ezra the priest brought the law before the congregation, both of men and women, and all that could hear with understanding, on the first day of the seventh month.

Jeremiah 29:29

And Zephaniah the priest read This letter in the ears of the prophet Jeremiah.

Jeremiah 51:61

And Jeremiah said to Seraiah, When thou comest to Babylon, see that thou read all these words;

Luke 4:16

And he came to Nazareth, where he was brought up; and he entered, according to his custom, into the synagogue on the sabbath day, and stood up to read.

Acts 8:28

was returning and sitting in his chariot: and he was reading the prophet Esaias.

Acts 13:15

And after the reading of the law and the prophets, the rulers of the synagogue sent to them, saying, Brethren, if ye have any word of exhortation to the people, speak.

2 Corinthians 1:13

For we do not write other things to you but what ye well know and recognise; and I hope that ye will recognise to the end,

Ephesians 3:4

by which, in reading it, ye can understand my intelligence in the mystery of the Christ,)

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 Kings 22:8-10

And Hilkijah the high priest said to Shaphan the scribe, I have found the book of the law in the house of Jehovah. And Hilkijah gave the book to Shaphan, and he read it. And Shaphan the scribe came to the king, and brought the king word again and said, Thy servants have emptied out the money that was found in the house, and have delivered it into the hand of them that do the work, that have the oversight of the house of Jehovah. And Shaphan the scribe informed the king saying, Hilkijah the priest has given me a book. And Shaphan read it before the king.

Ezra 4:18

The letter that ye sent to us has been read before me distinctly.

Jeremiah 36:4

And Jeremiah called Baruch the son of Nerijah; and Baruch wrote from the mouth of Jeremiah all the words of Jehovah, which he had spoken unto him, upon a roll of a book.

Romans 16:22

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

Nehemiah 9:38

And because of all this we make a sure covenant, and write it; and our princes, our Levites, and our priests are at the sealing.

John 8:8

And again stooping down he wrote on the ground.

Deuteronomy 31:24-26

And it came to pass, when Moses had ended writing the words of this law in a book, until their conclusion, that Moses commanded the Levites, who bore the ark of the covenant of Jehovah, saying, Take this book of the law, and put it at the side of the ark of the covenant of Jehovah your God, that it may be there for a witness against thee;

Joshua 18:9

And the men went and passed through the land, and described it by cities into seven portions, in a book, and they came to Joshua, to the camp at Shiloh.

1 Chronicles 28:19

All this said David, in writing, by Jehovah's hand upon me, instructing as to all the works of the pattern.

Luke 1:63

And having asked for a writing-table, he wrote saying, John is his name. And they all wondered.

John 19:20

This title therefore many of the Jews read, for the place of the city where Jesus was crucified was near; and it was written in Hebrew, Greek, Latin.

Acts 15:27

We have therefore sent Judas and Silas, who themselves also will tell you by word of mouth the same things.

Isaiah 29:12

And they give the book to him that cannot read, saying, Read this, I pray thee; and he saith, I cannot read.