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28 Bible Verses about Literacy

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2 Kings 19:14

And Hezekiah received the letter of the hand of the messengers, and read it: and Hezekiah went up into the house of the LORD, and spread it before the LORD.

2 Kings 5:7

And it came to pass, when the king of Israel had read the letter, that he tore his clothes, and said, Am I God, to kill and to make alive, that this man does send unto me to cure a man of his leprosy? therefore consider, I pray you, and see how he seeks a quarrel against me.

2 Kings 23:2

And the king went up into the house of the LORD, 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 hearing all the words of the book of the covenant which was found in the house of the LORD.

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, upon the first day of the seventh month.

Jeremiah 29:29

And Zephaniah the priest read this letter in the hearing of Jeremiah the prophet.

Jeremiah 51:61

And Jeremiah said to Seraiah, When you come to Babylon, and shall see, and shall read all these words;

Luke 4:16

And he came to Nazareth, where he had been brought up: and, as his custom was, he went into the synagogue on the sabbath day, and stood up to read.

Acts 8:28

Was returning, and sitting in his chariot read Isaiah the prophet.

Acts 13:15

And after the reading of the law and the prophets the rulers of the synagogue sent unto them, saying, You men and brethren, if you have any word of exhortation for the people, say on.

2 Corinthians 1:13

For we write none other things unto you, than what you read or acknowledge; and I trust you shall acknowledge even to the end;

Ephesians 3:4

By which, when you read, you may understand my knowledge in the mystery of Christ)

Colossians 4:16

And when this epistle is read among you, cause that it be read also in the church of the Laodiceans; and that you 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 Kings 22:8-10

And Hilkiah the high priest said unto Shaphan the scribe, I have found the book of the law in the house of the LORD. And Hilkiah 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, Your servants have gathered 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 the LORD. And Shaphan the scribe showed the king, saying, Hilkiah the priest has delivered me a book. And Shaphan read it before the king.

Ezra 4:18

The letter which you sent unto us has been plainly read before me.

Jeremiah 36:4

Then Jeremiah called Baruch the son of Neriah: and Baruch wrote from the mouth of Jeremiah all the words of the LORD, which he had spoken unto him, upon a scroll of a book.

Romans 16:22

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

Nehemiah 9:38

And because of all this we make a sure covenant, and write it; and our leaders, Levites, and priests, seal it.

John 8:8

And again he stooped down, and wrote on the ground.

Deuteronomy 31:24-26

And it came to pass, when Moses had finished writing the words of this law in a book, until they were finished, That Moses commanded the Levites, who bore the ark of the covenant of the LORD, saying, Take this book of the law, and put it by the side of the ark of the covenant of the LORD your God, that it may be there for a witness against you.

Joshua 18:9

And the men went and passed through the land, and surveyed it by cities into seven parts in a book, and came again to Joshua to the host at Shiloh.

1 Chronicles 28:19

All this, said David, the LORD made me understand in writing by his hand upon me, even all the works of this plan.

Luke 1:63

And he asked for a writing tablet, and wrote, saying, His name is John. And they marveled all.

John 19:20

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

Acts 15:27

We have sent therefore Judas and Silas, who shall also tell you the same things by mouth.

Isaiah 29:12

And the book is delivered to him that is not learned, saying, Read this, I pray you: and he says, I am not learned.