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43 Bible Verses about Reading The Scriptures

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Deuteronomy 31:11

when all Israel comes to appear before the Lord your God in the place he chooses, you must read this law before them within their hearing.

Exodus 24:7

He took the Book of the Covenant and read it aloud to the people, and they said, "We are willing to do and obey all that the Lord has spoken."

Joshua 8:34

Then Joshua read aloud all the words of the law, including the blessings and the curses, just as they are written in the law scroll.

2 Kings 22:8

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.

2 Kings 22:10

Then Shaphan the scribe told the king, "Hilkiah the priest has given me a scroll." Shaphan read it out loud before the king.

Deuteronomy 17:19

It must be with him constantly and he must read it as long as he lives, so that he may learn to revere the Lord his God and observe all the words of this law and these statutes and carry them out.

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 8:1-3

all the people gathered together in the plaza which was in front of the Water Gate. They asked Ezra the scribe to bring the book of the law of Moses which the LORD had commanded Israel. 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.) So he read it before the plaza in front of the Water Gate from dawn till noon before the men and women and those children who could understand. All the people were eager to hear the book of the law.

Nehemiah 8:18

Ezra read in the book of the law of God day by day, from the first day to the last. They observed the festival for seven days, and on the eighth day they held an assembly as was required.

Nehemiah 8:8

They read from the book of God's law, explaining it and imparting insight. Thus the people gained understanding from what was read.

Nehemiah 9:3

For one-fourth of the day they stood in their place and read from the book of the law of the LORD their God, and for another fourth they were confessing their sins and worshiping the LORD their God.

Nehemiah 13:1

On that day the book of Moses was read aloud in the hearing of the people. They found written in it that no Ammonite or Moabite may ever enter the assembly of God,

Jeremiah 36:6

So you go there the next time all the people of Judah come in from their towns to fast in the Lord's temple. Read out loud where all of them can hear you what I told you the Lord said, which you wrote in the scroll.

Jeremiah 36:8

So Baruch son of Neriah did exactly what the prophet Jeremiah had told him to do. He read what the Lord had said from the scroll in the temple of the Lord.

Jeremiah 36:10

At that time Baruch went into the temple of the Lord. He stood in the entrance of the room of Gemariah the son of Shaphan who had been the royal secretary. That room was in the upper court near the entrance of the New Gate. There, where all the people could hear him, he read from the scroll what Jeremiah had said.

Jeremiah 36:13

Micaiah told them everything he had heard Baruch read from the scroll in the hearing of the people.

Jeremiah 36:15

They said to him, "Please sit down and read it to us." So Baruch sat down and read it to them.

Jeremiah 36:21

The king sent Jehudi to get the scroll. He went and got it from the room of Elishama, the royal secretary. Then he himself read it to the king and all the officials who were standing around him.

Jeremiah 36:23

As soon as Jehudi had read three or four columns of the scroll, the king would cut them off with a penknife and throw them on the fire in the firepot. He kept doing so until the whole scroll was burned up in the fire.

Jeremiah 51:61

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

Acts 8:28

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

Acts 8:30

So Philip ran up to it and heard the man reading Isaiah the prophet. He asked him, "Do you understand what you're reading?"

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."

Acts 15:21

For Moses has had those who proclaim him in every town from ancient times, because he is read aloud in the synagogues every Sabbath."

Acts 13:27

For the people who live in Jerusalem and their rulers did not recognize him, and they fulfilled the sayings of the prophets that are read every Sabbath by condemning him.

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,

Habakkuk 2:2

The Lord responded: "Write down this message! Record it legibly on tablets, so the one who announces it may read it easily.

Matthew 12:3

He said to them, "Haven't you read what David did when he and his companions were hungry --

Matthew 12:5

Or have you not read in the law that the priests in the temple desecrate the Sabbath and yet are not guilty?

Matthew 21:42

Jesus said to them, "Have you never read in the scriptures: 'The stone the builders rejected has become the cornerstone. This is from the Lord, and it is marvelous in our eyes'?

Matthew 22:31

Now as for the resurrection of the dead, have you not read what was spoken to you by God,

Mark 2:25

He said to them, "Have you never read what David did when he was in need and he and his companions were hungry --

Luke 6:3

Jesus answered them, "Haven't you read what David did when he and his companions were hungry --

Matthew 21:16

and said to him, "Do you hear what they are saying?" Jesus said to them, "Yes. Have you never read, 'Out of the mouths of children and nursing infants you have prepared praise for yourself'?"

Mark 12:26

Now as for the dead being raised, have you not read in the book of Moses, in the passage about the bush, how God said to him, 'I am the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob'?

Luke 10:26

He said to him, "What is written in the law? How do you understand it?"

2 Corinthians 3:14

But their minds were closed. For to this very day, the same veil remains when they hear the old covenant read. It has not been removed because only in Christ is it taken away.

2 Corinthians 3:15

But until this very day whenever Moses is read, a veil lies over their minds,

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