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28 Bible Verses about Literacy

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2 Kings 19:14

Hezekiah took the messages from the couriers, read them, went up to the LORD's Temple, and laid them out in the presence of the LORD.

2 Kings 5:7

When the king of Israel read the letter, he ripped his clothes and cried out, "Am I God? Can I kill and give life? Is this man sending me a request to heal a man's leprosy? Let's think about this he's looking for a reason to start a fight with me!"

2 Kings 23:2

The king went up to the LORD's Temple, accompanied by all the men of Judah, everyone who lived in Jerusalem, the priests, the prophets, and everyone including those who were unimportant and those who were important and he read to them everything written in the Book of the Covenant that had been discovered in the LORD's Temple.

Nehemiah 8:2

So on the first day of the seventh month, Ezra the priest brought out the Law before the assembled people. Both men and women were in attendance, as well as all who could understand what they were hearing.

Jeremiah 29:29

Then Zephaniah the priest read this letter to Jeremiah the prophet,

Jeremiah 51:61

Jeremiah told Seraiah, "When you come to Babylon, see that you read all these words,

Luke 4:16

Then Jesus came to Nazareth, where he had been raised. As was his custom, he went into the synagogue on the Sabbath day. When he stood up to read,

Acts 8:28

Now he was returning home, seated in his chariot, and reading from the prophet Isaiah.

Acts 13:15

After the reading of the Law and the Prophets, the synagogue leaders asked them, "Brothers, if you have any message of encouragement for the people, you may speak."

2 Corinthians 1:13

For what we are writing you is nothing more than what you can read and also understand. I hope you will understand completely,

Ephesians 3:4

By reading this, you will be able to grasp my understanding of the secret about the Messiah,

Colossians 4:16

When this letter has been read among you, have it read also in the church of the Laodiceans, and be sure to read the one from Laodicea.

2 Kings 22:8-10

Later on, Hilkiah the high priest informed Shaphan the scribe, "I've discovered the Book of the Law in the LORD's Temple." Hilkiah gave the book to Shaphan, and he began to read it. Shaphan the scribe reported to King Josiah, brought up the matter to him, and told him, "Your servants have distributed the money that was found in the Temple by giving it to the workmen who supervise the LORD's Temple." Then Shaphan the scribe informed the king, "Hilkiah the priest has given me a book." Then Shaphan read from it in the king's presence.

Ezra 4:18

The memorandum you sent to us has been read and carefully considered.

Jeremiah 36:4

Jeremiah summoned Neriah's son Baruch and at Jeremiah's dictation, Baruch wrote on the scroll all the words of the LORD that he had spoken to him.

Romans 16:22

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

Nehemiah 9:38

"Because of all this, we are making a binding agreement, putting it in writing, and our leaders, our descendants of Levi, and our priests hereby set their seals upon it."

John 8:8

Then he bent down again and continued writing on the ground.

Deuteronomy 31:24-26

When Moses had finished writing the words of this Law in a book, he gave this charge to the descendants of Levi who carried the Ark of the Covenant of the LORD: "Take the book of this Law and set it beside the Ark of the Covenant of the LORD your God. Let it remain there with you as witness against you,

Joshua 18:9

Then the men left camp and went throughout the land, describing its cities in a book with seven divisions. Then they returned to Joshua at the camp at Shiloh.

1 Chronicles 28:19

"All of these things the LORD made clear to me in writing at his direction the construction plans for all of the building."

Luke 1:63

He asked for a writing tablet and wrote, "His name is John." And everyone was amazed.

John 19:20

Many Jews read this inscription, because the place where Jesus was crucified was near the city. It was written in Hebrew, Latin, and Greek.

Acts 15:27

We have therefore sent Judas and Silas to tell you the same things by word of mouth.

Isaiah 29:12

Or when they give the book to someone who cannot read, and say, "Read this, please,' he answers, "I don't know how to read.'"

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