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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 the LORD 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 the LORD has said we will do, and we will hear.

Joshua 8:34

After this he read all the words of the law, the blessings and cursings, according to all that is written in the book of the law.

2 Kings 22:8

Then 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.

2 Kings 22:10

Likewise, Shaphan, the scribe, declared unto the king, saying, Hilkiah, the priest, has delivered me a book. And Shaphan read it before the king.

Deuteronomy 17:19

and it shall be near unto him, and he shall read in it all the days of his life that he may learn to fear the LORD 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 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, from the smallest to the greatest; and he read in their ears all the words of the book of the covenant which had been found in the house of the LORD.

Nehemiah 8:1-3

And all the people gathered themselves together as one man into the plaza that was before the water gate, and they spoke unto Ezra, the scribe, to bring the book of the law of Moses, which the LORD had commanded to Israel. 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. And he read in the book before the plaza that was before the water gate from the morning until midday, before the men and the women, and those that could understand; and the ears of all the people were attentive unto the book of the law.

Nehemiah 8:18

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

Nehemiah 8:8

So they read in the book in the law of God clearly and paid attention, and understood the reading.

Nehemiah 9:3

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

Nehemiah 13:1

On that day they read in the book of Moses in the audience of the people; and it was found written therein that the Ammonites and the Moabites should not come into the congregation of God forever

Jeremiah 36:6

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

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 the LORD in the LORD's house.

Jeremiah 36:10

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

Jeremiah 36:13

Then Michaiah 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 Elishama the scribe's chamber. And Jehudi read in it in the ears of the king and in the ears of all the princes which stood beside the king.

Jeremiah 36:23

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

Jeremiah 51:61

And Jeremiah said to Seraiah, When thou comest to Babylon and shalt see and shalt read all these things;

Acts 8:28

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

Acts 8:30

And Philip ran there to him and heard him read the prophet Isaiah and said, Dost thou understand what thou readest?

Acts 13:15

And after the reading of the law and the prophets the princes of the synagogue sent unto them, saying, Ye men and brethren, if ye have any word of exhortation for the people, speak.

Joshua 1:8

This book of the law shall not depart out of thy mouth, but thou shalt meditate therein day and night that thou may keep and do according to all that is written therein; for then thou shalt make thy way to prosper, and then thou shalt understand everything.

Acts 15:21

For Moses of old time has in every city those that preach him, being read in the synagogues every sabbath day.

Acts 13:27

For those that dwell at Jerusalem and their princes, because they knew him not nor yet the voices of the prophets who are read every sabbath day, they have fulfilled them in condemning him.

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.

Habakkuk 2:2

And the LORD answered me and said, Write the vision and make it plain upon tables that he may run that reads it.

Matthew 12:3

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

Matthew 12:5

Or have ye not read in the law, how that on the sabbath days the priests in the temple profane the sabbath and are blameless?

Matthew 21:42

Jesus said unto them, Did ye never read in the scriptures, The stone which the builders rejected, the same is become the head of the corner: this is the Lord's doing, and it is marvellous in our eyes?

Matthew 22:31

But concerning the resurrection of the dead, have ye not read that which is spoken unto you by God, who saith,

Mark 2:25

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

Mark 12:10

And have ye not read this scripture: The stone which the builders rejected is placed as the head of the corner;

Luke 6:3

And Jesus answering them said, Have ye not read so much as this, what David did, when he and those that were with him were hungry,

Matthew 21:16

and said unto him, Hearest thou what these say? And Jesus said unto them, Yes; have ye never read, Out of the mouth of children and sucklings thou hast perfected praise?

Mark 12:26

And regarding the dead who are to rise, have ye not read in the book of Moses how in the bush God spoke unto him, saying, I Am the God of Abraham and the God of Isaac and the God of Jacob?

Luke 10:26

He said unto him, What is written in the law? How readest thou?

2 Corinthians 3:14

(And thus their senses became hardened, for until this day remains the same veil not uncovered in the reading of the old testament, which veil is taken away in Christ.

2 Corinthians 3:15

But even unto this day when Moses is read, the veil is upon their heart.

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