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Revelation 22:18-19

I testify to everyone who hears the words of the prophecy of this book: if anyone adds to them, God will add to him the plagues written in this book.

Applying The Bible

James 1:22-25

But be doers of the message and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves,

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Psalm 82:6

I have said, "You [are] gods, and sons of the Most High, all of you.

John 10:35

If he called them 'gods' to whom the word of God came--and the scripture cannot be broken--

Matthew 16:2

So he answered [and] said to them, "[When] evening comes you say, '[It will be] fair weather because the sky is red,'

John 21:25

Now there are also many other [things] that Jesus did, which--if they were written down one after the other--I suppose not even the world itself could contain the books that would be written.

Genesis 1:6

And God said, "Let there be a vaulted dome in the midst of the waters, and {let it cause a separation between the waters}."

Exodus 21:24

eye in place of eye, tooth in place of tooth, hand in place of hand, foot in place of foot,

Luke 14:28

For which of you, wanting to build a tower, does not first sit down [and] calculate the cost [to see] if he has [enough] {to complete it}?

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The bible » The law part of » In the heart

Romans 2:15

who show the work of the law written on their hearts, their conscience bearing witness and their thoughts [one] after another accusing or even defending them

Hebrews 8:10

For this [is] the covenant that I will decree with the house of Israel after those days, says the Lord: I am putting my laws in their minds and I will write them on their hearts, and I will be {their} God and they will be {my} people.

Jeremiah 32:40

And I will {make} with them {an everlasting covenant} that I will not turn away from them, my doing good [to] them, and my reverence I will put in their hearts so that [they will] not turn aside from me.

The bible » Statutes contained in » General references to

Deuteronomy 16:12

And you shall remember that you were a slave in Egypt, and [so] {you shall diligently observe} these rules.

Exodus 15:26

And he said, "If you carefully listen to the voice of Yahweh your God and you do [what is] right in his eyes and give heed to his commands and you keep all his rules, [then] I will not bring about on you any of the diseases that I brought about on Egypt, because I [am] Yahweh your healer.

Deuteronomy 4:5

See, I now teach you rules and regulations [just] as Yahweh my God has commanded me, to observe [them] [just] so in the midst of the land where you [are] going, to take possession of it.

Leviticus 26:46

These are the rules and the regulations and the laws that Yahweh gave between himself and the {Israelites} on {Mount Sinai} {through} Moses.

The bible » The law part of » Despised

Jeremiah 6:19

Hear, O earth, look, I [am] about to bring disaster to this people, the fruit of their plans, because they have not listened attentively to my words, and my teaching, they have rejected it also.

Isaiah 5:24

Therefore as the tongue of fire devours the stubble, and dry grass sinks down [in the] flame, so their root will become like [the] stench, and their blossom will go up like [the] dust. For they have rejected the instruction of Yahweh of hosts, and they have treated the word of the holy one of Israel with contempt.

Isaiah 30:9

For it [is] a people of rebellion, deceitful children, children [who are] not willing to hear the instruction of Yahweh,

2 Chronicles 36:16

But they were mocking the messengers of God and despising his words and scoffing at his prophets until the wrath of Yahweh rose against his people until there was no remedy.

Hosea 4:6

My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge; because you have rejected knowledge, I reject you from acting as a priest for me. And since you have forgotten the law of your God, I will also forget your children.

The bible » Purpose » Absolutely trustworthy

1 Kings 8:56

"Blessed be Yahweh who gave a resting place to his people Israel. According to all that he promised, not one word has fallen from all of his promises [concerning] the good which he spoke through the hand of Moses his servant.

Romans 4:16

Because of this, [it is] by faith, in order that [it may be] according to grace, so that the promise may be secure to all the descendants, not only to those of the law, but also to those of the faith of Abraham, who is the father of us all

Psalm 93:5

Your testimonies are fully reliable. Holiness is fitting for your house, O Yahweh, {forever}.

The bible » The law part of » The public reading of

Nehemiah 13:1

On that day the book of Moses was read in the hearing of the people and it was found written in it that no Ammonite or Moabite should ever come into the assembly of God

2 Kings 23:2

Then the king went up [to] the temple of Yahweh, and all of the men of Judah and all of the inhabitants of Jerusalem [were] with him, [including] the priests, the prophets, and all of the people from smallest to greatest; and in their {hearing} he read all of the words of the scroll of the covenant that had been found in the temple of Yahweh.

Joshua 8:35

There was not a word from all that Moses commanded that Joshua did not read before the assembly of all Israel, and the women, the little children, and the traveling foreigners among them.

Nehemiah 8:3

He read from it facing the public square before the Water Gate from dawn until noon that day, opposite the men, women, and those with understanding. The ears of all the people [were attentive] to the book of the law.

Nehemiah 8:18

And he read from the scroll of the law of God day by day from the first day up to the last day. They celebrated the festival for seven days, and on the eighth day there was an assembly according to the rule.

The bible » Commandments contained in » General references to

Psalm 119:6

Then I would not be ashamed when I look to all your commands.

Deuteronomy 6:6

And these words that I am commanding you {today} shall be on your heart.

Deuteronomy 11:8

"And you must keep all [of] the commandments that I [am] commanding you {today}, so that you may have strength and [you may] go and [you may] take possession of that land {to which you are crossing} to take possession of it,

The bible » Statutes contained in » Perpetual, given to israel

Numbers 18:11

This [is also] for you: the contribution of their gift of the wave offerings of the children Israel. I have given them to you and your sons and your daughters with you as an eternal decree; whoever [is] clean in your house may eat it.

Leviticus 24:9

And it shall be for Aaron and for his sons, and they shall eat it in a holy place, because it [is] {a most holy thing} for him from Yahweh's offerings made by fire--a {lasting rule}."

Leviticus 23:14

And you shall not eat bread or roasted grain or ripe grain until {this very same day}, until you present your God's offering. [This must be] {a lasting statute} for your generations in all your dwellings.

Leviticus 23:31

You must not do any work; [it is] a {lasting statute} throughout your generations in all your dwellings.

Leviticus 24:3

Aaron shall arrange for it {outside} the curtain of the testimony in [the] tent of assembly from evening until morning {before} Yahweh continually; [it shall be] a {lasting statute} throughout your generations.

More verses: Numbers 19:21

The bible » Purpose » Profitable for instruction

Isaiah 2:3

many peoples shall come. And they shall say, "Come, let us go up to the mountain of Yahweh, to the house of the God of Jacob, and may he teach us part of his ways, and let us walk in his paths." For instruction shall go out from Zion, and the word of Yahweh from Jerusalem.

2 Chronicles 17:9

And they taught in Judah, and the scroll of the law of Yahweh [was] with them when they went around in all the cities of Judah, and they taught the people.

Deuteronomy 4:10

[Remember] the day that you stood {before} Yahweh your God at Horeb {when Yahweh said to me}, 'Summon for me the people so that I can tell them my words, that they may learn to fear me all [of] the days they [are] alive on the earth and so [that] they may teach their children.'

Acts 18:28

For he was vigorously refuting the Jews in public, demonstrating through the scriptures [that] the Christ was Jesus.

More verses: Nehemiah 8:13

The bible » Purpose » It contains the message to be delivered

Ezekiel 3:17

"Son of man, I have appointed you [as] a watchman for the house of Israel. When you hear a word from my mouth, then you must warn them from me.

Acts 5:20

"Go and stand in the temple [courts] [and] proclaim to the people all the words of this life."

Jeremiah 1:7

But Yahweh said to me, "You must not say, 'I [am] a youth,' for to {whomever} I send you, you will go, and {whatever} I command you, you will speak.

Jeremiah 1:17

But you, you must gird your loins, and stand, and speak to them all that I command you. {Do not be afraid of them}, or I will shatter you {before} them.

More verses: Jeremiah 11:2 Ezekiel 2:7

The bible » The law part of » Ceremonial abolished in Christ

Colossians 2:14

having destroyed the certificate of indebtedness in ordinances against us, which was hostile to us, and removed it out of the way [by] nailing it to the cross.

Hebrews 7:18

For on the one hand a preceding commandment is set aside because of its weakness and uselessness

Hebrews 8:13

In calling [it] new, he has declared the former [to be old]. Now what is becoming obsolete and growing old [is] near to disappearing.

Hebrews 10:1

For the law, possessing a shadow of the good [things] that are about to come, not the form of things itself, [is] never able {year by year} by means of the same sacrifices which they offer without interruption to make perfect those who draw near.

More verses: Hebrews 12:27

The bible » Mighty in its influence » A blessing to those who reverence it

Matthew 7:24

"Therefore everyone who hears these words of mine and does them will be like a wise man who built his house on the rock.

More verses: John 8:31 Psalm 19:11

The bible » Purpose » Ignorance of, perilous

Acts 13:27

For those who live in Jerusalem and their rulers, [because they] did not recognize this one, and the voices of the prophets that are read on every Sabbath, fulfilled [them] [by] condemning [him].

Matthew 12:3

So he said to them, "Have you not read what David did when he was hungry, and those with him,

More verses: John 20:9

The bible » Purpose » Purity of

Isaiah 45:19

I have spoken not in secrecy, in a place, a land, of darkness, I have not said to the descendants of Jacob, 'Seek me {in vain}!' I, Yahweh, [am] speaking righteousness, declaring uprightness.

More verses: Psalm 119:140

The bible » Purpose » The standard of faith and duty

Isaiah 8:20

for teaching and for testimony?" {surely they [who] speak like this have no dawn}.

1 Thessalonians 2:13

And because of this we also give thanks to God constantly, that [when you] received God's word {that you heard} from us, you accepted [it] not [as the] word of men, but as [it] truly is, [the] word of God, which also is at work in you who believe.

The bible » Purpose » Its words sacred, not to be altered

Revelation 22:19

And if anyone takes away from the words of this book of prophecy, God will take away his share of the tree of life and from the holy city that are written in this book.

Deuteronomy 4:2

You must not add to the word that I [am] commanding you, and you shall not take away from it [in order] to keep the commands of Yahweh your God that I [am] commanding you [to observe].

Deuteronomy 12:32

All of the things that I [am] commanding you, {you must diligently observe}; you shall not add to it, and you shall not take away from it."

The bible » Purpose » Read in the great congregation

Luke 4:16

And he came to Nazareth, where {he had been brought up}, and according to {his custom} he entered into the synagogue on the day of the Sabbath and stood up to read.

Exodus 24:7

And he took the scroll of the covenant and read [it] in the hearing of the people, and they said, "All that Yahweh has spoken we will do, and we will listen."

Joshua 8:34

And afterward he read all the words of the law, the blessings and the curses, according to all that was written in the scroll of the law.

Jeremiah 36:8

And Baruch the son of Neriah did all that Jeremiah the prophet instructed him, to read aloud from the scroll the words of Yahweh [in] the temple of Yahweh.

Colossians 4:16

And whenever this letter is read among you, {see to it} that it is read also among the Laodicean church, and that you also read the [letter] from Laodicea.

The bible » Purpose » The study of encouraged

Deuteronomy 17:19

And it shall be with him, and he shall read it all the days of his life, so that he may learn to revere Yahweh your God by {diligently observing} all the word of this law and these rules,

Isaiah 34:16

Seek from the book of Yahweh and {read}; none of these shall be missing; none shall miss her mate. For my mouth {is the one that} has commanded, and his spirit {is the one that} has gathered them.

The bible » The law part of » Perfection of the divine

The bible » The law part of » Keeping of encouraged

1 Chronicles 22:12

Only may Yahweh give to you understanding and insight that he might give you charge over Israel and the keeping of the law of Yahweh your God.

Joshua 23:6

Be very strong to observe carefully all that is written in the scroll of the law of Moses so as not to turn aside from it, [to] the right or left,

Deuteronomy 17:19

And it shall be with him, and he shall read it all the days of his life, so that he may learn to revere Yahweh your God by {diligently observing} all the word of this law and these rules,

The bible » Mighty in its influence » Purifies the life

The bible » The law part of » Impartiality of

Numbers 9:14

If an alien dwells with you he will observe the Passover of Yahweh according [to] the decree of the Passover and according [to] its stipulation; thus you will have one decree for you, for the alien and for the native of the land.'"

Exodus 12:49

One law will be for the native and for the alien who is dwelling in your midst."

Leviticus 24:22

{You must have} one norm; as [for] the alien, so it must be [for] the native, because I [am] Yahweh your God.'"

Numbers 15:16

There will be one law and one stipulation for you and for the alien dwelling among you.'"

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Deuteronomy 6:4-12

"Hear, Israel, Yahweh our God, Yahweh is unique. And you shall love Yahweh your God with all of your heart and with all of your soul and with all of your might. And these words that I am commanding you {today} shall be on your heart. read more.
And you shall recite them to your children, and you shall talk about them at [the time of] your living in your house and at [the time of] your going on the road and at [the time of] your lying down and at [the time of] your rising [up]. And you shall bind them as a sign on your hand, and they shall be as an emblem between your eyes. And you shall write them on the doorframe of your house and on your gates. "And then it will happen [that] when Yahweh your God will bring you to the land that he swore to your ancestors, to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob, to give to you large and fine cities that you did not build, and houses full of all [sorts] of good things that you did not fill, and hewn cisterns that you did not hew, vineyards and olive groves that you did not plant, and {you have eaten your fill}, then take care for yourself, so that you [do] not forget Yahweh, who brought you out from the land of Egypt from the house of slavery.

Psalm 19:7-11

The law of Yahweh [is] perfect, reviving life. The testimony of Yahweh [is] firm, making wise [the] simple. The precepts of Yahweh [are] right, making [the] heart rejoice. The command of Yahweh [is] pure, enlightening [the] eyes. The fear of Yahweh [is] pure, enduring forever. The ordinances of Yahweh [are] true; they are righteous altogether, read more.
more desirable than gold, even much fine gold; and sweeter than honey, even honey [in the] comb. Moreover, your servant [is] warned by them; in keeping them [is] great reward.

The bible » Purpose » Contains seed-corn for the sower

Psalm 126:6

He who diligently goes [out] with weeping, carrying the seed bag, shall certainly come [in] with rejoicing, carrying his sheaves.

Mark 4:14-15

The sower sows the word. And these are the ones beside the path where the word is sown, and whenever they hear [it], immediately Satan comes and takes away the word that was sown in them.

The bible » Mighty in its influence » A life-giving force

Ezekiel 37:7

And I prophesied {just as} I had been commanded, and [there] was a sound at my prophesying, and look! A rattling, and they came together--[the] bones! Bone to its bone!

Acts 19:20

In this way the word of the Lord was growing in power and was prevailing.

The bible » Purpose » To relate human experience as a warning

The bible » Mighty in its influence » A defensive weapon

The bible » Mighty in its influence » A crushing hammer

Jeremiah 23:29

"[Is] not my word like fire?" {declares} Yahweh, "and like a blacksmith's hammer [that] breaks a rock into pieces?

The bible » Mighty in its influence » A devouring flame

Jeremiah 5:14

{Therefore} thus says Yahweh, the God of hosts, "Because you have spoken this word, look, I [am] making my words in your mouth like a fire, and this people wood, and it will devour them.

The bible » Mighty in its influence » A probing instrument

The bible » Mighty in its influence » A saving power

The bible » Purpose » To give knowledge of eternal life

The bible » Purpose » To give hope to men

The bible » Purpose » To authenticate the divinity of Christ