'Writing' in the Bible
The tablets were the work of God, and the writing was God’s writing, engraved on the tablets.
When Moses had finished writing down on a scroll every single word of this law,
David concluded, “By the Lord’s hand on me, He enabled me to understand everything in writing, all the details of the plan.”
The rest of the events of Abijah’s reign, along with his ways and his sayings, are written in the Writing of the Prophet Iddo.
Concerning his sons, the many oracles about him, and the restoration of the Lord’s temple, they are recorded in the Writing of the Book of the Kings. His son Amaziah became king in his place.
In the first year of Cyrus king of Persia, the word of the Lord spoken through Jeremiah was fulfilled. The Lord put it into the mind of King Cyrus of Persia to issue a proclamation throughout his entire kingdom and also to put it in writing:
In the first year of Cyrus king of Persia, the word of the Lord spoken through Jeremiah was fulfilled. The Lord put it into the mind of King Cyrus to issue a proclamation throughout his entire kingdom and to put it in writing:
In view of all this, we are making a binding agreement in writing on a sealed document containing the names of our leaders, Levites, and priests.
Woe to those enacting crooked statutesand writing oppressive laws
Baruch said to them, “At his dictation. He recited all these words to me while I was writing on the scroll in ink.”
And I saw six men coming from the direction of the Upper Gate, which faces north, each with a war club in his hand. There was another man among them, clothed in linen, with writing equipment at his side. They came and stood beside the bronze altar.
Then the glory of the God of Israel rose from above the cherub where it had been, to the threshold of the temple. He called to the man clothed in linen with the writing equipment at his side.
Then the man clothed in linen with the writing equipment at his side reported back, “I have done as You commanded me.”
At that moment the fingers of a man’s hand appeared and began writing on the plaster of the king’s palace wall next to the lampstand. As the king watched the hand that was writing,
Therefore, He sent the hand, and this writing was inscribed.
“This is the writing that was inscribed:MENE, MENE, TEKEL, PARSIN.
Above His head they put up the charge against Him in writing: THIS IS JESUS THE KING OF THE JEWS.
He asked for a writing tablet and wrote:HIS NAME IS JOHN. And they were all amazed.
They asked this to trap Him, in order that they might have evidence to accuse Him.Jesus stooped down and started writing on the ground with His finger.
Then He stooped down again and continued writing on the ground.
I’m not writing this to shame you, but to warn you as my dear children.
But now I am writing you not to associate with anyone who claims to be a believer who is sexually immoral or greedy, an idolater or verbally abusive, a drunkard or a swindler. Do not even eat with such a person.
Now we are writing nothing to you other than what you can read and also understand. I hope you will understand completely—
This is why I am writing these things while absent, that when I am there I will not use severity, in keeping with the authority the Lord gave me for building up and not for tearing down.
Since I am confident of your obedience, I am writing to you, knowing that you will do even more than I say.
We are writing these thingsso that our joy may be complete.
My little children, I am writing you these things so that you may not sin. But if anyone does sin, we have an advocate with the Father—Jesus Christ the Righteous One.
Dear friends, I am not writing you a new command but an old command that you have had from the beginning. The old command is the message you have heard.
Yet I am writing you a new command, which is true in Him and in you, because the darkness is passing away and the true light is already shining.
I am writing to you, little children,because your sins have been forgivenbecause of Jesus’ name.
I am writing to you, fathers,because you have come to knowthe One who is from the beginning.I am writing to you, young men,because you have had victory over the evil one.
So now I urge you, dear lady—not as if I were writing you a new command, but one we have had from the beginning—that we love one another.
Then I saw in the right hand of the One seated on the throne a scroll with writing on the inside and on the back, sealed with seven seals.