'Writing' in the Bible
The tablets were the work of God and the writing was God's writing, inscribed on the tablets.
When Moses had finished writing the words of this Law in a book,
"All of these things the LORD made clear to me in writing at his direction the construction plans for all of the building."
"Because of all this, we are making a binding agreement, putting it in writing, and our leaders, our descendants of Levi, and our priests hereby set their seals upon it."
All of a sudden, I noticed six men approaching from the direction of the upper gate, which faces north. Each of them held a destructive weapon in his hand. Among them there was one man, clothed in linen, who was equipped with a writing set at his side. They went in and presented themselves beside the bronze altar.
Then the glory that is Israel's God arose from the cherubim on which he had been seated and settled on the threshold of the Temple. He called out to the man dressed in linen who wore the writing case at his side.
Then I noticed the man dressed in linen who wore the writing case by his side as he brought back this message: "I've done as you have commanded me."
"The batons on which you engrave your writing are to remain right in front of them in your hand.
While the king watched the back of the hand as it was writing, his facial expression changed. Utterly frightened, he lost control of his own bowels and his knees knocked together.
The king cried out to bring in enchanters, Chaldeans, and astrologers. He announced to the advisors of Babylon, "Whoever can read this writing and tell me its meaning will be clothed in purple, have a gold chain placed around his neck, and will become the third highest ruler in the kingdom."
Then all the king's advisors came in, but they were unable to read the writing or tell the king what it meant.
because he was found to have an extraordinary spirit, knowledge, and understanding, along with an ability to interpret dreams, explain riddles, and solve difficult problems. His name is Daniel, whom the king renamed Belteshazzar. Call for Daniel, and he will reveal the meaning of the writing."
Take note that the advisors and enchanters were brought before me to read the writing and explain its meaning, but they were unable to do so.
However, I've heard that you can provide meaning and interpretation, and that you can solve difficult problems. If you are able to read the writing and report its meaning, you will be clothed in purple, have a gold chain placed around your neck, and you will become the third highest ruler in the kingdom."
At this, Daniel answered, speaking directly to the king, "Let your gifts and rewards be given to someone else. However, I'll read the writing for the king and tell him its meaning.
He asked for a writing tablet and wrote, "His name is John." And everyone was amazed.
Then he bent down again and continued writing on the ground.
I'm not writing this to make you feel ashamed, but to warn you as my dear children.
But now I am writing to you to stop associating with any so-called brother if he is sexually immoral, greedy, an idolater, a slanderer, a drunk, or a robber. You must even stop eating with someone like that.
But I have not used any of these rights, and I'm not writing this so that they may be applied in my case. I would rather die than let anyone deprive me of my reason for boasting.
If anyone thinks he is a prophet or a spiritual person, he must acknowledge that what I am writing to you is the Lord's command.
I, Paul, am writing this greeting with my own hand.
For what we are writing you is nothing more than what you can read and also understand. I hope you will understand completely,
For this reason I am writing this while I am away from you: When I come I do not want to be severe in using the authority the Lord gave me to build you up and not to tear you down.
(Before God, what I'm writing to you is the truth.)
Look at how large these letters are because I am writing with my own hand!
I, Paul, am writing this greeting with my own hand. This is the mark in every letter of mine. It is the way I write.
I hope to come to you soon. However, I'm writing this to you
19I, Paul, am writing this with my own hand: I will repay it. (I will not mention to you that you owe me your very life.)
21Confident of your obedience, I am writing to you because I know that you will do even more than I ask.
Dear friends, this is now the second of two letters I am writing to you, in which I have been trying to stimulate your pure minds by reminding you
We are writing these things so that our joy may be full.
My little children, I'm writing these things to you so that you might not sin. Yet if anyone does sin, we have an advocate with the Father Jesus, the Messiah, one who is righteous.
Dear friends, I am not writing to you a new commandment, but an old commandment that you have had from the beginning. This old commandment is the word you have heard.
On the other hand, I am writing to you a new commandment that is truly in him and in you. For the darkness is fading away, and the true light is already shining.
I am writing to you, little children, because your sins have been forgiven on account of his name.
I am writing to you, fathers, because you have known the one who has existed from the beginning. I am writing to you, young people, because you have overcome the evil one.
Dear lady, I am now requesting of you that we all continue to love one another. It is not as though I am writing to give you a new commandment, but one that we have had from the beginning.