Reading The Scriptures

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Deuteronomy 31:11

when all Israel assembles in the presence of the Lord your God at the place He chooses, you are to read this law aloud before all Israel.

Exodus 24:7

He then took the covenant scroll and read [it] aloud to the people. They responded, "We will do and obey everything that the Lord has commanded."

Joshua 8:34

Afterwards, Joshua read aloud all the words of the law-the blessings as well as the curses-according to all that is written in the book of the law.

2 Kings 22:8

Hilkiah the high priest told Shaphan the court secretary, "I have found the book of the law in the Lord's temple," and he gave the book to Shaphan, who read it.

2 Kings 22:10

Then Shaphan the court secretary told the king, "Hilkiah the priest has given me a book," and Shaphan read it in the presence of the king.

Deuteronomy 17:19

It is to remain with him, and he is to read from it all the days of his life, so that he may learn to fear the Lord his God, to observe all the words of this instruction, and to do these statutes.

2 Kings 23:2

Then the king went to the Lord's temple with all the men of Judah and all the inhabitants of Jerusalem, as well as the priests and the prophets-all the people from the youngest to the oldest. As they listened, he read all the words of the book of the covenant that had been found in the Lord's temple.

Nehemiah 8:1-3

all the people gathered together at the square in front of the Water Gate. They asked Ezra the scribe to bring the book of the law of Moses that the Lord had given Israel. On the first day of the seventh month, Ezra the priest brought the law before the assembly of men, women, and all who could listen with understanding. While he was facing the square in front of the Water Gate, he read out of it from daybreak until noon before the men, the women, and those who could understand. All the people listened attentively to the book of the law.

Nehemiah 8:18

Ezra read out of the book of the law of God every day, from the first day to the last. The Israelites celebrated the feast for seven days, and on the eighth day there was an assembly, according to the ordinance.

Nehemiah 8:8

They read the book of the law of God, translating and giving the meaning so that the people could understand what was read.

Nehemiah 9:3

While they stood in their places, they read from the book of the law of the Lord their God for a fourth of the day and [spent] another fourth of the day in confession and worship of the Lord their God.

Nehemiah 13:1

At that time the book of Moses was read publicly to the people. The command was found written in it that no Ammonite or Moabite should ever enter the assembly of God,

Jeremiah 36:6

so you must go and read from the scroll-which you wrote at my dictation-the words of the Lord in the hearing of the people at the temple of the Lord on a day of fasting. You must also read them in the hearing of all the Judeans who are coming from their cities.

Jeremiah 36:8

So Baruch son of Neriah did everything Jeremiah the prophet had commanded him. At the Lord's temple he read the Lord's words from the scroll.

Jeremiah 36:10

Then at the Lord's temple, in the chamber of Gemariah son of Shaphan the scribe, in the upper courtyard at the opening of the New Gate of the Lord's temple, in the hearing of all the people, Baruch read Jeremiah's words from the scroll.

Jeremiah 36:13

Micaiah reported to them all the words he had heard when Baruch read from the scroll in the hearing of the people.

Jeremiah 36:15

They said to him, "Sit down and read [it] in our hearing." So Baruch read [it] in their hearing.

Jeremiah 36:21

The king sent Jehudi to get the scroll, and he took it from the chamber of Elishama the scribe. Jehudi then read it in the hearing of the king and all the officials who were standing by the king.

Jeremiah 36:23

As soon as Jehudi would read three or four columns, Jehoiakim would cut the scroll with a scribe's knife and throw the columns into the blazing fire until the entire scroll was consumed by the fire in the brazier.

Jeremiah 51:61

Jeremiah told Seraiah, "When you get to Babylon, see that you read all these words aloud.

Acts 8:28

and was sitting in his chariot on his way home, reading the prophet Isaiah aloud.

Acts 8:30

When Philip ran up to it, he heard him reading the prophet Isaiah, and said, "Do you understand what you're reading?"

Acts 13:15

After the reading of the Law and the Prophets, the leaders of the synagogue sent [word] to them, saying, "Brothers, if you have any message of encouragement for the people, you can speak."

Acts 15:21

For since ancient times, Moses has had in every city those who proclaim him, and he is read aloud in the synagogues every Sabbath day."

Acts 13:27

For the residents of Jerusalem and their rulers, since they did not recognize Him or the voices of the prophets that are read every Sabbath, have fulfilled their words by condemning Him.

Luke 4:16

He came to Nazareth, where He had been brought up. As usual, He entered the synagogue on the Sabbath day and stood up to read.

Habakkuk 2:2

The Lord answered me: Write down this vision; clearly inscribe it on tablets so one may easily read it.

Matthew 12:3

He said to them, "Haven't you read what David did when he and those who were with him were hungry-

Matthew 12:5

Or haven't you read in the Law that on Sabbath days the priests in the temple violate the Sabbath and are innocent?

Matthew 21:42

Jesus said to them, "Have you never read in the Scriptures: The stone that the builders rejected has become the cornerstone. This came from the Lord and is wonderful in our eyes ?

Matthew 22:31

Now concerning the resurrection of the dead, haven't you read what was spoken to you by God:

Mark 2:25

He said to them, "Have you never read what David and those who were with him did when he was in need and hungry-

Luke 6:3

Jesus answered them, "Haven't you read what David and those who were with him did when he was hungry-

Matthew 21:16

and said to Him, "Do You hear what these [children] are saying?" "Yes," Jesus told them. "Have you never read: You have prepared praise from the mouths of children and nursing infants "?

Mark 12:26

Now concerning the dead being raised-haven't you read in the book of Moses, in the passage about the burning bush, how God spoke to him: I am the God of Abraham and the God of Isaac and the God of Jacob ?

Luke 10:26

"What is written in the law?" He asked him. "How do you read it?"

2 Corinthians 3:15

However, to this day, whenever Moses is read, a veil lies over their hearts,

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