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43 Bible Verses about Reading The Scriptures

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Deuteronomy 31:11

when all Israel is come to appear before Jehovah thy God in the place which he shall choose, thou shalt read this law before all Israel in their hearing.

Exodus 24:7

And he took the book of the covenant, and read in the audience of the people: and they said, All that Jehovah hath spoken will we do, and be obedient.

Joshua 8:34

And afterward he read all the words of the law, the blessing and the curse, according to all that is written in the book of the law.

2 Kings 22:8

And Hilkiah the high priest said unto Shaphan the scribe, I have found the book of the law in the house of Jehovah. And Hilkiah delivered the book to Shaphan, and he read it.

2 Kings 22:10

And Shaphan the scribe told the king, saying, Hilkiah the priest hath delivered me a book. And Shaphan read it before the king.

Deuteronomy 17:19

and it shall be with him, and he shall read therein all the days of his life; that he may learn to fear Jehovah his God, to keep all the words of this law and these statutes, to do them;

2 Kings 23:2

And the king went up to 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 was found in the house of Jehovah.

Nehemiah 8:1-3

And all the people gathered themselves together as one man into the broad place that was before the water gate; and they spake unto Ezra the scribe to bring the book of the law of Moses, which Jehovah had commanded to Israel. And Ezra the priest brought the law before the assembly, both men and women, and all that could hear with understanding, upon the first day of the seventh month. And he read therein before the broad place that was before the water gate from early morning until midday, in the presence of the men and the women, and of those that could understand; and the ears of all the people were attentive unto the book of the law.

Nehemiah 8:18

Also day by day, from the first day unto the last day, he read in the book of the law of God. And they kept the feast seven days; and on the eighth day was a solemn assembly, according unto the ordinance.

Nehemiah 8:8

And they read in the book, in the law of God, distinctly; and they gave the sense, so that they understood the reading.

Nehemiah 9:3

And they stood up in their place, and read in the book of the law of Jehovah their God a fourth part of the day; and another fourth part they confessed, and worshipped Jehovah their God.

Nehemiah 13:1

On that day they read in the book of Moses in the audience of the people; and therein was found written, that an Ammonite and a Moabite should not enter into the assembly of God for ever,

Jeremiah 36:6

therefore go thou, and read in the roll, which thou hast written from my mouth, the words of Jehovah in the ears of the people in Jehovah's house upon the fast-day; and also thou shalt read them in the ears of all Judah that come out of their cities.

Jeremiah 36:8

And Baruch the son of Neriah did according to all that Jeremiah the prophet commanded him, reading in the book the words of Jehovah in Jehovah's house.

Jeremiah 36:10

Then read Baruch in the book the words of Jeremiah in the house of Jehovah, in the chamber of Gemariah the son of Shaphan, the scribe, in the upper court, at the entry of the new gate of Jehovah's house, in the ears of all the people.

Jeremiah 36:13

Then Micaiah declared unto them all the words that he had heard, when Baruch read the book in the ears of the people.

Jeremiah 36:15

And they said unto him, Sit down now, and read it in our ears. So Baruch read it in their ears.

Jeremiah 36:21

So the king sent Jehudi to fetch the roll; and he took it out of the chamber of Elishama the scribe. And Jehudi read it in the ears of the king, and in the ears of all the princes that stood beside the king.

Jeremiah 36:23

And it came to pass, when Jehudi had read three or four leaves, that the king cut it with the penknife, and cast it into the fire that was in the brazier, until all the roll was consumed in the fire that was in the brazier.

Jeremiah 51:61

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

Acts 8:28

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

Acts 8:30

And Philip ran to him, and heard him reading Isaiah the prophet, and said, Understandest thou what thou readest?

Acts 13:15

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

Joshua 1:8

This book of the law shall not depart out of thy mouth, but thou shalt meditate thereon day and night, that thou mayest observe to do according to all that is written therein: for then thou shalt make thy way prosperous, and then thou shalt have good success.

Acts 15:21

For Moses from generations of old hath in every city them that preach him, being read in the synagogues every sabbath.

Acts 13:27

For they that dwell in Jerusalem, and their rulers, because they knew him not, nor the voices of the prophets which are read every sabbath, fulfilled them by condemning him .

Luke 4:16

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

Habakkuk 2:2

And Jehovah answered me, and said, Write the vision, and make it plain upon tablets, that he may run that readeth it.

Matthew 12:3

But he said unto them, Have ye not read what David did, when he was hungry, and they that were with him;

Matthew 12:5

Or have ye not read in the law, that on the sabbath day the priests in the temple profane the sabbath, and are guiltless?

Matthew 21:42

Jesus saith unto them, Did ye never read in the scriptures, The stone which the builders rejected, The same was made the head of the corner; This was from the Lord, And it is marvelous in our eyes?

Matthew 22:31

But as touching the resurrection of the dead, have ye not read that which was spoken unto you by God, saying,

Mark 2:25

And he said unto them, Did ye never read what David did, when he had need, and was hungry, he, and they that were with him?

Mark 12:10

Have ye not read even this scripture: The stone which the builders rejected, The same was made the head of the corner;

Luke 6:3

And Jesus answering them said, Have ye not read even this, what David did, when he was hungry, he, and they that were with him;

Matthew 21:16

and said unto him, Hearest thou what these are saying? And Jesus saith unto them, Yea: did ye never read, Out of the mouth of babes and sucklings thou has perfected praise?

Mark 12:26

But as touching the dead, that they are raised; have ye not read in the book of Moses, in the place concerning the Bush, how God spake unto him, saying, I am the God of Abraham, and the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob?

Luke 10:26

And he said unto him, What is written in the law? how readest thou?

2 Corinthians 3:14

but their minds were hardened: for until this very day at the reading of the old covenant the same veil remaineth, it not being revealed to them that it is done away in Christ.

2 Corinthians 3:15

But unto this day, whensoever Moses is read, a veil lieth upon their heart.

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