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28 Bible Verses about Literacy

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2 Kings 19:14

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

2 Kings 5:7

When the king of Israel read the letter, he tore his clothes and said, "Am I God? Can I kill or restore life? Why does he ask me to cure a man of his skin disease? Certainly you must see that he is looking for an excuse to fight me!"

2 Kings 23:2

The king went up to the Lord's temple, accompanied by all the people of Judah, all the residents of Jerusalem, the priests, and the prophets. All the people were there, from the youngest to the oldest. He read aloud all the words of the scroll of the covenant that had been discovered in the Lord's temple.

Nehemiah 8:2

So Ezra the priest brought the law before the assembly which included men and women and all those able to understand what they heard. (This happened on the first day of the seventh month.)

Jeremiah 29:29

Zephaniah the priest read that letter to the prophet Jeremiah.

Jeremiah 51:61

Then Jeremiah said to Seraiah, "When you arrive in Babylon, make sure you read aloud all these prophecies.

Luke 4:16

Now Jesus came to Nazareth, where he had been brought up, and went into the synagogue on the Sabbath day, as was his custom. He stood up to read,

Acts 8:28

and was returning home, sitting in his chariot, reading the prophet Isaiah.

Acts 13:15

After the reading from the law and the prophets, the leaders of the synagogue sent them a message, saying, "Brothers, if you have any message of exhortation for the people, speak it."

2 Corinthians 1:13

For we do not write you anything other than what you can read and also understand. But I hope that you will understand completely

Ephesians 3:4

When reading this, you will be able to understand my insight into this secret of Christ.

Colossians 4:16

And after you have read this letter, have it read to the church of Laodicea. In turn, read the letter from Laodicea as well.

1 Thessalonians 5:27

I call on you solemnly in the Lord to have this letter read to all the brothers and sisters.

2 Kings 22:8-10

Hilkiah the high priest informed Shaphan the scribe, "I found the law scroll in the Lord's temple." Hilkiah gave the scroll to Shaphan and he read it. Shaphan the scribe went to the king and reported, "Your servants melted down the silver in the temple and handed it over to the construction foremen assigned to the Lord's temple." Then Shaphan the scribe told the king, "Hilkiah the priest has given me a scroll." Shaphan read it out loud before the king.

Ezra 4:18

The letter you sent to us has been translated and read in my presence.

Jeremiah 36:4

So Jeremiah summoned Baruch son of Neriah. Then Jeremiah dictated to Baruch everything the Lord had told him to say and Baruch wrote it all down in a scroll.

Romans 16:22

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

Nehemiah 9:38

"Because of all of this we are entering into a binding covenant in written form; our leaders, our Levites, and our priests have affixed their names on the sealed document."

John 8:8

Then he bent over again and wrote on the ground.

Deuteronomy 31:24-26

When Moses finished writing on a scroll the words of this law in their entirety, he commanded the Levites who carried the ark of the Lord's covenant, "Take this scroll of the law and place it beside the ark of the covenant of the Lord your God. It will remain there as a witness against you,

Joshua 18:9

The men journeyed through the land and mapped it and its cities out into seven regions on a scroll. Then they came to Joshua at the camp in Shiloh.

1 Chronicles 28:19

David said, "All of this I put in writing as the Lord directed me and gave me insight regarding the details of the blueprints."

Luke 1:63

He asked for a writing tablet and wrote, "His name is John." And they were all amazed.

John 19:20

Thus many of the Jewish residents of Jerusalem read this notice, because the place where Jesus was crucified was near the city, and the notice was written in Aramaic, Latin, and Greek.

Acts 15:27

Therefore we are sending Judas and Silas who will tell you these things themselves in person.

Isaiah 29:12

Or when they hand the scroll to one who can't read and say, "Read this," he says, "I can't read."

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