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34 Bible Verses about The scriptures

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John 10:34

Jesus answered them, Is it not written in your law, I said, Ye are gods?

John 12:14

And Jesus, having found a young ass, sat upon it; as it is written,

Deuteronomy 18:22

When a prophet speaketh in the name of Jehovah, and the thing followeth not, nor cometh to pass, that is the word which Jehovah hath not spoken; the prophet hath spoken it presumptuously: be not afraid of him.

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Conversion » Through the instrumentality of » The scriptures

The scriptures » Saints » Plead the promises of, in prayer

Psalm 119:76

Oh let thy loving-kindness be for my comfort, according to thy word unto thy servant.

Psalm 119:25

DALETH. My soul cleaveth unto the dust: quicken me according to thy word.

Psalm 119:41

VAU. And let thy loving-kindness come unto me, O Jehovah, thy salvation according to thy word.

Psalm 119:169

TAU. Let my cry come near before thee, Jehovah: give me understanding according to thy word.

The scriptures » Should be » Read publicly to all

Nehemiah 8:3

And he read in it before the open place that was before the water-gate from the morning until midday, in presence of the men and the women, and those that could understand. And the ears of all the people were attentive to the book of the law.

Jeremiah 36:6

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

Acts 13:15

And after the reading of the law and the prophets, the rulers of the synagogue sent to them, saying, Brethren, if ye have any word of exhortation to the people, speak.

Deuteronomy 31:11-13

when all Israel cometh to appear before Jehovah thy God in the place which he will choose, thou shalt read this law before all Israel in their ears. Gather the people together, the men, and the women, and the children, and thy stranger that is within thy gates, that they may hear, and that they may learn, and fear Jehovah your God, and take heed to do all the words of this law; and that their children who do not know it may hear it and learn, that they may fear Jehovah your God, as long as ye live in the land, whereunto ye pass over the Jordan to possess it.

The scriptures » Saints » Love exceedingly

Psalm 119:167

My soul hath kept thy testimonies, and I love them exceedingly.

Psalm 119:159

See how I have loved thy precepts: quicken me, O Jehovah, according to thy loving-kindness.

The scriptures » Testify of Christ

Acts 18:28

For he with great force convinced the Jews publicly, shewing by the scriptures that Jesus was the Christ.

The scriptures » Should be » Taught to children

The scriptures » Saints » Pray to be taught

Psalm 119:33

HE. Teach me, O Jehovah, the way of thy statutes, and I will observe it unto the end.

Psalm 119:12-13

Blessed art thou, Jehovah! teach me thy statutes. With my lips have I declared all the judgments of thy mouth.

The scriptures » Saints » Hope in

Psalm 119:81

CAPH. My soul fainteth for thy salvation; I hope in thy word.

Psalm 119:74

They that fear thee will see me, and rejoice; because I have hoped in thy word.

The scriptures » Described as » Pure

The scriptures » Should be » Used against our spiritual enemies

The scriptures » Saints » Meditate in

Psalm 119:99

I have more understanding than all my teachers; for thy testimonies are my meditation.

Psalm 119:148

Mine eyes anticipate the night-watches, that I may meditate in thy word.

The scriptures » Should be » Not only heard, but obeyed

Matthew 7:24

Whoever therefore hears these my words and does them, I will liken him to a prudent man, who built his house upon the rock;

The scriptures » Given by inspiration of the holy ghost

Acts 1:16

Brethren, it was necessary that the scripture should have been fulfilled, which the Holy Spirit spoke before, by the mouth of David, concerning Judas, who became guide to those who took Jesus;

The scriptures » Should be » Taught to all

2 Chronicles 17:7-9

And in the third year of his reign he sent his princes, Ben-hail, and Obadiah, and Zechariah, and Nethaneel, and Micah, to teach in the cities of Judah; and with them the Levites: Shemaiah, and Nethaniah, and Zebadiah, and Asahel, and Shemiramoth, and Jonathan, and Adonijah, and Tobijah, and Tob-Adonijah, Levites; and with them Elishama and Jehoram, the priests. And they taught in Judah, and had the book of the law of Jehovah with them; and they went about through all the cities of Judah, and taught among the people.

Nehemiah 8:7-8

And Jeshua, and Bani, and Sherebiah, Jamin, Akkub, Shabbethai, Hodijah, Maaseiah, Kelita, Azariah, Jozabad, Hanan, Pelaiah, and the Levites, caused the people to understand the law; and the people stood in their place. And they read in the law of God distinctly out of the book, and gave the sense, and caused them to understand the reading.

The scriptures » Should be » Laid up in the heart

Deuteronomy 6:6

And these words, which I command thee this day, shall be in thy heart;

Deuteronomy 11:18

And ye shall lay up these my words in your heart and in your soul, and bind them for a sign upon your hand, and they shall be for frontlets between your eyes.

The scriptures » Saints » Obey

John 17:6

I have manifested thy name to the men whom thou gavest me out of the world. They were thine, and thou gavest them me, and they have kept thy word.

The scriptures » Christ sanctioned, by appealing to them

John 7:42

Has not the scripture said that the Christ comes of the seed of David, and from the village of Bethlehem, where David was?

Mark 12:10

Have ye not even read this scripture, The stone which they that builded rejected, this has become the corner-stone:

The scriptures » Nothing to be taken from, or added to

Deuteronomy 4:2

Ye shall not add to the word which I command you, neither shall ye take from it, that ye may keep the commandments of Jehovah your God which I command you.

The scriptures » Reveal the laws, statutes, and judgments of God

Deuteronomy 4:5

See, I have taught you statutes and ordinances, even as Jehovah my God commanded me, that ye may do so in the land into which ye enter to possess it.

Deuteronomy 4:14

And Jehovah commanded me at that time to teach you statutes and ordinances, that ye might do them in the land whither ye are passing over to possess it.

The scriptures » The holy ghost enables us to understand

1 Corinthians 2:10-14

but God has revealed to us by his Spirit; for the Spirit searches all things, even the depths of God. For who of men hath known the things of a man except the spirit of the man which is in him? thus also the things of God knows no one except the Spirit of God. But we have received, not the spirit of the world, but the Spirit which is of God, that we may know the things which have been freely given to us of God: read more.
which also we speak, not in words taught by human wisdom, but in those taught by the Spirit, communicating spiritual things by spiritual means. But the natural man does not receive the things of the Spirit of God, for they are folly to him; and he cannot know them because they are spiritually discerned;

The scriptures » Designed for » Admonishing

Psalm 19:11

Moreover, by them is thy servant enlightened; in keeping them there is great reward.

The scriptures » Should be » Appealed to

The scriptures » Should be » Read

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;

Isaiah 34:16

Search ye in the book of Jehovah and read: not one of these shall fail, one shall not have to seek for the other; for my mouth, it hath commanded, and his Spirit, it hath gathered them.

The scriptures » Saints » Rejoice in

Jeremiah 15:16

Thy words were found, and I did eat them, and thy words were unto me the joy and rejoicing of my heart; for I am called by thy name, O Jehovah, God of hosts.

Psalm 119:162

I have joy in thy word, as one that findeth great spoil.

The scriptures » Are called the » Book

Revelation 22:19

And if any one take from the words of the book of this prophecy, God shall take away his part from the tree of life, and out of the holy city, which are written in this book.

Psalm 40:7

Then said I, Behold, I come, in the volume of the book it is written of me --

The scriptures » Are called the » Book of the law

Galatians 3:10

For as many as are on the principle of works of law are under curse. For it is written, Cursed is every one who does not continue in all things which are written in the book of the law to do them;

Nehemiah 8:3

And he read in it before the open place that was before the water-gate from the morning until midday, in presence of the men and the women, and those that could understand. And the ears of all the people were attentive to the book of the law.

The scriptures » Designed for » Supporting life

Deuteronomy 8:3

And he humbled thee, and suffered thee to hunger, and fed thee with the manna, which thou hadst not known, and which thy fathers knew not; that he might make thee know that man doth not live by bread alone, but by everything that goeth out of the mouth of Jehovah doth man live.

The scriptures » The letter of, without the spirit, killeth

The scriptures » Are an unerring guide

The scriptures » Are called the » Holy scriptures

The scriptures » Are called the » Word

James 1:21-23

Wherefore, laying aside all filthiness and abounding of wickedness, accept with meekness the implanted word, which is able to save your souls. But be ye doers of the word and not hearers only, beguiling yourselves. For if any man be a hearer of the word and not a doer, he is like to a man considering his natural face in a mirror:

The scriptures » Designed for » Sanctifying

The scriptures » Designed for » Quickening

Psalm 119:93

I will never forget thy precepts; for by them thou hast quickened me.

The scriptures » Saints » Stand in awe of

Psalm 119:161

SHIN. Princes have persecuted me without a cause; but my heart standeth in awe of thy word.

The scriptures » Designed for » Cleansing the heart

The scriptures » Designed for » Rejoicing the heart

Psalm 119:111

Thy testimonies have I taken as a heritage for ever; for they are the rejoicing of my heart.

The scriptures » Designed for » Producing hope

Psalm 119:49

ZAIN. Remember the word for thy servant, upon which thou hast caused me to hope.

The scriptures » Designed for » Comforting

The scriptures » Described as » TRUE

The scriptures » Ignorance of, a source of error

Acts 13:27

for those who dwell in Jerusalem, and their rulers, not having known him, have fulfilled also the voices of the prophets which are read on every sabbath, by judging him.

The scriptures » Are called the » Oracles of God

Romans 3:2

Much every way: and first, indeed, that to them were entrusted the oracles of God.

The scriptures » Are called the » The word of God

The scriptures » Designed for » Regenerating

The scriptures » Everything should be tried by

Isaiah 8:20

To the law and the testimony! If they speak not according to this word, for them there is no daybreak.

The scriptures » Are called the » Law of the lord

Isaiah 30:9

that this is a rebellious people, lying children, children that will not hear the law of Jehovah;

The scriptures » Blessedness of hearing and obeying

The scriptures » Are full and sufficient

Luke 16:31

And he said to him, If they hear not Moses and the prophets, not even if one rise from among the dead will they be persuaded.

Luke 16:29

But Abraham says to him, They have Moses and the prophets: let them hear them.

The scriptures » Designed for » Producing obedience

Deuteronomy 17:19-20

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; that his heart be not lifted up above his brethren, and that he turn not aside from the commandment, to the right hand, or to the left; that he may prolong his days in his kingdom, he, and his sons, in the midst of Israel.

The scriptures » Should be » Received, not as the word of men, but as the word of God

1 Thessalonians 2:13

And for this cause we also give thanks to God unceasingly that, having received the word of the report of God by us, ye accepted, not men's word, but, even as it is truly, God's word, which also works in you who believe.

The scriptures » Should be » Searched

John 7:52

They answered and said to him, Art thou also of Galilee? Search and look, that no prophet arises out of Galilee.

The scriptures » Work effectually in them that believe

1 Thessalonians 2:13

And for this cause we also give thanks to God unceasingly that, having received the word of the report of God by us, ye accepted, not men's word, but, even as it is truly, God's word, which also works in you who believe.

The scriptures » Denunciations against those who add to, or take from

Revelation 22:18-19

I testify to every one who hears the words of the prophecy of this book, If any one shall add to these things, God shall add to him the plagues which are written in this book. And if any one take from the words of the book of this prophecy, God shall take away his part from the tree of life, and out of the holy city, which are written in this book.

The scriptures » The wicked » Corrupt

The scriptures » One portion of, to be compared with another

The scriptures » Should be » Not handled deceitfully

The scriptures » Are profitable both for doctrine and practice

2 Timothy 3:16-17

Every scripture is divinely inspired, and profitable for teaching, for conviction, for correction, for instruction in righteousness; that the man of God may be complete, fully fitted to every good work.

The scriptures » Destruction of, punished

Jeremiah 36:29-31

And thou shalt say to Jehoiakim king of Judah, Thus saith Jehovah: Thou hast burned this roll, saying, Why hast thou written therein, saying, The king of Babylon shall certainly come and destroy this land, and shall cause to cease from it man and beast? Therefore thus saith Jehovah concerning Jehoiakim king of Judah: He shall have none to sit upon the throne of David; and his dead body shall be cast out in the day to the heat, and in the night to the frost. And I will visit their iniquity upon him, and upon his seed, and upon his servants; and I will bring upon them, and upon the inhabitants of Jerusalem, and upon the men of Judah, all the evil that I have pronounced against them; and they have not hearkened.

The scriptures » Are called the » Word of Christ

The scriptures » Should be » Talked of continually

The scriptures » Let them dwell richly in you

The scriptures » Record divine prophecies

2 Peter 1:19-21

And we have the prophetic word made surer, to which ye do well taking heed (as to a lamp shining in an obscure place) until the day dawn and the morning star arise in your hearts; knowing this first, that the scope of no prophecy of scripture is had from its own particular interpretation, for prophecy was not ever uttered by the will of man, but holy men of God spake under the power of the Holy Spirit.

The scriptures » Are called the » Sword of the spirit

The scriptures » Should be » Known

The scriptures » Are able to make wise unto salvation through faith in Christ jesus

The scriptures » Given by inspiration of God

The scriptures » Designed for » Illuminating

The scriptures » The wicked » Obey not

Psalm 119:158

I beheld them that deal treacherously, and was grieved; because they kept not thy word.

The scriptures » Saints » Pray to be conformed to

The scriptures » Saints » Grieve when men disobey

Psalm 119:158

I beheld them that deal treacherously, and was grieved; because they kept not thy word.

The scriptures » Saints » Esteem, as a light

The scriptures » Saints » Regard, as sweet

The scriptures » Saints » Speak of

Psalm 119:172

My tongue shall speak aloud of thy word; for all thy commandments are righteousness.

The scriptures » Are called the » Scripture of truth

Daniel 10:21

However, I will declare unto thee that which is set down in the scripture of truth; and there is not one that sheweth himself strong with me against these, but Michael your prince.

The scriptures » Are called the » Book of the lord

Isaiah 34:16

Search ye in the book of Jehovah and read: not one of these shall fail, one shall not have to seek for the other; for my mouth, it hath commanded, and his Spirit, it hath gathered them.

The scriptures » Described as » Quick and powerful

The scriptures » The wicked » Frequently wrest, to their own destruction

2 Peter 3:16

as also in all his epistles, speaking in them of these things; among which some things are hard to be understood, which the untaught and ill-established wrest, as also the other scriptures, to their own destruction.

The scriptures » The wicked » Reject

The scriptures » Should be » The standard of teaching

The scriptures » Saints » Hide, in their hearts

The scriptures » Saints » Keep, in remembrance

The scriptures » Saints » Long after

The scriptures » Saints » Trust in

Psalm 119:42

So shall I have wherewith to answer him that reproacheth me; for I confide in thy word.

The scriptures » No prophecy of, is of any private interpretation

The scriptures » Intended for the use of all men

Romans 16:26

but which has now been made manifest, and by prophetic scriptures, according to commandment of the eternal God, made known for obedience of faith to all the nations --

The scriptures » All should desire to hear

Nehemiah 8:1

all the people gathered together as one man to the open place that was before the water-gate; and they spoke to Ezra the scribe to bring the book of the law of Moses, which Jehovah had commanded Israel.

The scriptures » Designed for » Promoting growth in grace

The scriptures » Designed for » Cleansing the ways

The scriptures » Described as » Precious

Psalm 19:10

They are more precious than gold, yea, than much fine gold; and sweeter than honey and the dropping of the honeycomb.

The scriptures » The wicked » Make, of none effect through their traditions

Mark 7:9-13

And he said to them, Well do ye set aside the commandment of God, that ye may observe what is delivered by yourselves to keep. For Moses said, Honour thy father and thy mother; and, he who speaks ill of father or mother, let him surely die. But ye say, If a man say to his father or his mother, It is corban (that is, gift), whatsoever thou mightest have profit from me by ... read more.
And ye no longer suffer him to do anything for his father or his mother; making void the word of God by your traditional teaching which ye have delivered; and many such like things ye do.

The scriptures » The wicked » Stumble at

1 Peter 2:8

and a stone of stumbling and rock of offence; who stumble at the word, being disobedient to which also they have been appointed.

The scriptures » Written for our instruction

The scriptures » Are called the » Word of truth

The scriptures » Designed for » Keeping from destructive paths

Psalm 17:4

Concerning the works of men, by the word of thy lips I have kept from the paths of the violent man.

The scriptures » Designed for » Building up in the faith

The scriptures » Designed for » Making wise the simple

The scriptures » Designed for » Converting the soul

The scriptures » Designed for » Producing faith

The scriptures » Described as » Perfect

The scriptures » Should be » Received with meekness

James 1:21

Wherefore, laying aside all filthiness and abounding of wickedness, accept with meekness the implanted word, which is able to save your souls.

The scriptures » Should be » Searched daily

The scriptures » Mere hearers of, deceive themselves

The scriptures » Contain the promises of the gospel

The scriptures » They who search, are truly noble

The scriptures » Christ enables us to understand

The scriptures » Advantage of possessing

Romans 3:2

Much every way: and first, indeed, that to them were entrusted the oracles of God.

The scriptures » Christ taught out of

The scriptures » Should be » Believed

John 2:22

When therefore he was raised from among the dead, his disciples remembered that he had said this, and believed the scripture and the word which Jesus had spoken.

The scriptures » Saints » Esteem, above all things

Job 23:12

Neither have I gone back from the commandment of his lips; I have laid up the words of his mouth more than the purpose of my own heart.

The scriptures » Saints » Delight in

Topics on The scriptures

Christ And The Scriptures

43;5;39

Ye search the scriptures, for ye think that in them ye have life eternal, and they it is which bear witness concerning me;

Christ's Knowledge Of The Scriptures

42;24;27

And having begun from Moses and from all the prophets, he interpreted to them in all the scriptures the things concerning himself.

Exposition Of The Scriptures

44;20;27

for I have not shrunk from announcing to you all the counsel of God.

Reading The Scriptures

5;31;11

when all Israel cometh to appear before Jehovah thy God in the place which he will choose, thou shalt read this law before all Israel in their ears.

Use Of The Scriptures

45;15;4

For as many things as have been written before have been written for our instruction, that through endurance and through encouragement of the scriptures we might have hope.