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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, "You are gods" '?

John 12:14

So Jesus found a young donkey [and] sat on it, just as it is written,

Deuteronomy 18:22

[Whenever] what the prophet spoke in the name of Yahweh, the thing does not take place and [does] not come [about], that [is] the thing that Yahweh has not spoken to him. Presumptuously the prophet spoke it; you shall not fear that prophet."

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Conversion » Through the instrumentality of » The scriptures

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

Psalm 119:76

Please let your loyal love comfort me, according to your word to your servant.

Psalm 119:41

Let your acts of loyal love also come to me, O Yahweh, your salvation according to your word.

Psalm 119:169

Let my cry come before you, O Yahweh; give me understanding according to your word.

The scriptures » Should be » Read publicly to all

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.

Jeremiah 36:6

So you must go and you shall read aloud from the scroll that you have written from my mouth the words of Yahweh in the hearing of the people [in] the temple of Yahweh on a day of fast, and also you shall read aloud in the hearing of all those of Judah who came from their towns.

Acts 13:15

So after the reading from the law and the prophets, the rulers of the synagogue sent [word] to them, saying, "Men [and] brothers, if there is any message of exhortation by you for the people, say [it]."

Deuteronomy 31:11-13

{when all Israel comes to appear before} Yahweh their God at the place that he will choose, you shall read this law before all Israel {in their hearing}. Assemble the people, the men and the women and the little children and your aliens that are in your {towns}, so that they may hear and so that they may learn and they may revere Yahweh your God, and {they shall diligently observe} all the words of this law. And [then] their children, who have not known, they [too] may hear, and they may learn to revere Yahweh their God all the days {that you live} on the land that you [are] crossing the Jordan {to get there} to take possession of it."

The scriptures » Saints » Love exceedingly

Psalm 119:167

My soul heeds your testimonies, and I love them exceedingly.

Psalm 119:159

Consider that I love your precepts; O Yahweh, according to your loyal love preserve my life.

The scriptures » Testify of Christ

Acts 18:28

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

The scriptures » Should be » Taught to children

Deuteronomy 6:7

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].

The scriptures » Saints » Pray to be taught

Psalm 119:33

Teach me, O Yahweh, the way of your statutes, and I will keep it to the end.

Psalm 119:12-13

Blessed [are] you, O Yahweh. Teach me your statutes. With my lips I have told [of] all the ordinances of your mouth.

The scriptures » Saints » Hope in

Psalm 119:74

Those who fear you will see me and be glad, because I hope in your word.

The scriptures » Described as » Pure

The scriptures » Should be » Used against our spiritual enemies

Matthew 4:7

Jesus said to him, "On the other hand it is written, 'You are not to put the Lord your God to the test.'"

The scriptures » Saints » Meditate in

Psalm 119:99

I have more insight than all my teachers, for your testimonies [are] my meditation.

Psalm 119:148

My eyes anticipate [the] night watches, that [I may] meditate on your word.

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

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.

The scriptures » Given by inspiration of the holy ghost

Acts 1:16

"Men [and] brothers, it was necessary [that] the scripture be fulfilled, which the Holy Spirit proclaimed beforehand through the mouth of David concerning Judas, who became a guide to those who arrested Jesus,

The scriptures » Should be » Taught to all

2 Chronicles 17:7-9

In the third year of his reign he sent his officials, Ben-Hail, Obadiah, Zechariah, Nethanel, and Micaiah, to teach in the cities of Judah; and with them the Levites Shemaiah, Nethaniah, Zebadiah, Asahel, Shemiramoth, Jehonathan, Adonijah, Tobijah, and Tob-Adonijah; and with them the priests Elisham and Joram. 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.

Nehemiah 8:7-8

And Jeshua, Bani, Sherebiah, Jamin, Akkub, Shabbethai, Hodiah, Maaseiah, Kelita, Azariah, Jozabad, Hanan, Pelaiah, and the Levites were teaching the people from the law while the people were in their places. So they read the book from the law of God, making it clear and giving the meaning so that they could understand the reading.

The scriptures » Should be » Laid up in the heart

Deuteronomy 6:6

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

Deuteronomy 11:18

"And you shall put these, my words, on your heart and on your inner self, and you shall bind them as a sign on your hand and let them be as an emblem between your eyes.

The scriptures » Saints » Obey

John 17:6

"I have revealed your name to the men whom you gave me out of the world. They were yours, and you have given them to me, and they have kept your word.

The scriptures » Christ sanctioned, by appealing to them

John 7:42

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

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

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

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.

Deuteronomy 4:14

And Yahweh charged me at that time to teach you rules and regulations {for your observation of them} in the land that you [are] {about to cross into} to take possession of it.

The scriptures » The holy ghost enables us to understand

1 Corinthians 2:10-14

For to us God has revealed [them] through the Spirit. For the Spirit searches all [things], even the depths of God. For who among men knows the things of a man, except the spirit of the man that [is] in him? Thus also no one knows the things of God except the Spirit of God. Now we have received not the spirit of the world, but the Spirit who [is] from God, in order that we may know the things freely given to us by God, read more.
[things] which we also speak, not in words taught by human wisdom, but in [words] taught by the Spirit, explaining spiritual [things] to spiritual [people]. But the natural man does not accept the things of the Spirit of God, for they are foolishness to him, and he is not able to understand [them], because they are spiritually discerned.

The scriptures » Designed for » Admonishing

Psalm 19:11

Moreover, your servant [is] warned by them; in keeping them [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 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 scriptures » Saints » Rejoice in

Jeremiah 15:16

Your words were found and I ate them, and your words became to me as jubilation, even as the joy of my heart, for your name is called on me, Yahweh God of hosts.

Psalm 119:162

I [am] rejoicing over your word, like one who finds great spoil.

The scriptures » Are called the » Book

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.

Psalm 40:7

Then I said, "Look, I come. In [the] scroll of [the] book it is written concerning me:

The scriptures » Are called the » Book of the law

Galatians 3:10

For as many as are of the works of the law are under a curse, for it is written, "Cursed [is] everyone who does not abide by all [the things] that are written in the book of the law to do 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.

The scriptures » Designed for » Supporting life

Deuteronomy 8:3

And he humbled you and let you go hungry, and [then] he fed you with that which you did not know nor did your ancestors know, in order to make you know that not by bread alone but by all [that] goes out of the mouth of Yahweh humankind shall 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

Therefore, putting aside all moral uncleanness and wicked excess, welcome with humility the implanted message which is able to save your souls. But be doers of the message and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves, because if anyone is a hearer of the message and not a doer, this one is like someone staring at {his own face} in a mirror,

The scriptures » Designed for » Sanctifying

The scriptures » Designed for » Quickening

Psalm 119:93

I will not ever forget your precepts, for by them you revive me.

The scriptures » Saints » Stand in awe of

Psalm 119:161

Princes persecute me without cause, but my heart trembles because of your word.

The scriptures » Designed for » Cleansing the heart

The scriptures » Designed for » Rejoicing the heart

Psalm 119:111

I have taken as my own your testimonies forever, for they [are] the joy of my heart.

The scriptures » Designed for » Producing hope

Psalm 119:49

Remember [your] word to your servant, upon which you have 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 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].

The scriptures » Are called the » Oracles of God

Romans 3:2

Much in every way. For first, that they were entrusted with 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

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

The scriptures » Are called the » Law of the lord

Isaiah 30:9

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

The scriptures » Blessedness of hearing and obeying

The scriptures » Are full and sufficient

Luke 16:31

But he said to him, 'If they do not listen to Moses and the prophets, neither will they be convinced if someone rises from the dead.'"

Luke 16:29

But Abraham said, 'They have Moses and the prophets; they must listen to them.'

The scriptures » Designed for » Producing obedience

Deuteronomy 17:19-20

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, [so as] not to exalt his heart above his countrymen and not to turn aside from the commandment to the right or to the left, so that {he may reign long over his kingdom}, he and his children 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 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 scriptures » Should be » Searched

John 7:52

They answered and said to him, "You are not also from Galilee, [are you]? Investigate and see that a prophet does not arise from Galilee!" [[

The scriptures » Work effectually in them that believe

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

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. 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.

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

All scripture [is] inspired by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, for training in righteousness, in order that the person of God may be competent, equipped for every good work.

The scriptures » Destruction of, punished

Jeremiah 36:29-31

And concerning Jehoiakim, the king of Judah, you shall say, 'Thus says Yahweh, "You have burned this scroll, {saying}, 'Why have you written in it, {saying}, "The king of Babylon will certainly come and he will destroy this land, and he will cause to disappear from it humankind and animals"?'" {Therefore} thus says Yahweh concerning Jehoiakim, the king of Judah, "There will not be for him [one who] sits on the throne of David. And his dead body will be thrown out to the heat in the day and to the frost in the night. And I will punish him, and his offspring, and his servants for their guilt, and I will bring on them, and on the inhabitants of Jerusalem, and on the people of Judah all the disaster with which I have threatened them, but they would not listen." '"

The scriptures » Are called the » Word of Christ

The scriptures » Should be » Talked of continually

Deuteronomy 6:7

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].

The scriptures » Let them dwell richly in you

The scriptures » Record divine prophecies

2 Peter 1:19-21

and we possess [as] more reliable the prophetic word, to which you do well [if you] pay attention to [it] as to a lamp shining in a dark place, until the day dawns and the morning star rises in your hearts, recognizing this above all, that every prophecy of scripture does not come about from one's own interpretation, for no prophecy was ever produced by the will of man, but men carried along by the Holy Spirit spoke from God.

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

The scriptures » Saints » Pray to be conformed to

The scriptures » Saints » Grieve when men disobey

The scriptures » Saints » Esteem, as a light

The scriptures » Saints » Regard, as sweet

The scriptures » Saints » Speak of

Psalm 119:172

Let my tongue sing [of] your word, because all your commands [are] right.

The scriptures » Are called the » Scripture of truth

Daniel 10:21

However, I will tell you {what is inscribed} in [the] book of truth, and there is not one [who] contends with me against these [beings] {except} Michael, your prince."

The scriptures » Are called the » Book of the lord

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 scriptures » Described as » Quick and powerful

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

2 Peter 3:16

as [he does] also in all his letters, speaking in them about these [things], in which there are some [things] hard to understand, which the ignorant and unstable distort to their own destruction, as [they] also [do] the rest of the scriptures.

The scriptures » The wicked » Reject

Jeremiah 8:9

[The] wise will be put to shame, they will be dismayed, and they will get taken. Look, they have rejected the word of Yahweh, and what [is] wisdom to them?

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

Then I will have an answer [for the] one who taunts me, for I trust your word.

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

The scriptures » Intended for the use of all men

The scriptures » All should desire to hear

Nehemiah 8:1

All of the people gathered as one to the public square before the Water Gate. They asked Ezra the scribe to bring the book of the law of Moses that Yahweh 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

more desirable than gold, even much fine gold; and sweeter than honey, even honey [in the] comb.

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

Mark 7:9-13

And he said to them, "You splendidly ignore the commandment of God so that you can keep your tradition. For Moses said, 'Honor your father and your mother,' and, 'The one who speaks evil of father or mother {must certainly die}.' But you say, 'If a man says to his father or to his mother, "Whatever {benefit you would have received} from me [is] corban" (that is, a gift [to God]), read more.
you no longer permit him to do anything for his father or his mother, [thus] making void the word of God by your tradition that you have handed down, and you do many similar [things] such as this."

The scriptures » The wicked » Stumble at

1 Peter 2:8

and "A stone of stumbling and a rock of offense," who stumble [because they] disobey the word to which also they were consigned.

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

As for [the] works of humankind, by the word of your lips, I have kept [from] the ways of [the] violent.

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

Therefore, putting aside all moral uncleanness and wicked excess, welcome with humility the implanted message 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 in every way. For first, that they were entrusted with the oracles of God.

The scriptures » Christ taught out of

The scriptures » Should be » Believed

John 2:22

So when he was raised from the dead, his disciples remembered that he had said this, and they believed the scripture and the saying that Jesus had spoken.

The scriptures » Saints » Esteem, above all things

The scriptures » Saints » Delight in

Topics on The scriptures

Christ And The Scriptures

43;5;39

You search the scriptures because you think that you have eternal life in them, and it is these that testify about me.

Christ's Knowledge Of The Scriptures

42;24;27

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

Exposition Of The Scriptures

44;20;27

for I did not shrink from proclaiming to you the whole purpose of God.

Reading The Scriptures

5;31;11

{when all Israel comes to appear before} Yahweh their God at the place that he will choose, you shall read this law before all Israel {in their hearing}.

Use Of The Scriptures

45;15;4

For whatever was written beforehand was written for our instruction, in order that through patient endurance and through the encouragement of the scriptures we may have hope.