'Writing' in the Bible
Now the tablets were the work of God, and the writing was the writing of God, engraved on the tablets.
And he revealed to you the covenant he has commanded you to keep, the ten commandments, writing them on two stone tablets.
When Moses finished writing on a scroll the words of this law in their entirety,
David said, "All of this I put in writing as the Lord directed me and gave me insight regarding the details of the blueprints."
The prophet Jeremiah spoke to Baruch son of Neriah while he was writing down in a scroll the words that Jeremiah spoke to him. This happened in the fourth year that Jehoiakim son of Josiah was ruling over Judah.
He unrolled it before me, and it had writing on the front and back; written on it were laments, mourning, and woe.
Next, I noticed six men coming from the direction of the upper gate which faces north, each with his war club in his hand. Among them was a man dressed in linen with a writing kit at his side. They came and stood beside the bronze altar.
Then the glory of the God of Israel went up from the cherub where it had rested to the threshold of the temple. He called to the man dressed in linen who had the writing kit at his side.
Next I noticed the man dressed in linen with the writing kit at his side bringing back word: "I have done just as you commanded me."
At that very moment the fingers of a human hand appeared and wrote on the plaster of the royal palace wall, opposite the lampstand. The king was watching the back of the hand that was writing.
So all the king's wise men came in, but they were unable to read the writing or to make known its interpretation to the king.
Now the wise men and astrologers were brought before me to read this writing and make known to me its interpretation. But they were unable to disclose the interpretation of the message.
However, I have heard that you are able to provide interpretations and to decipher knotty problems. Now if you are able to read this writing and make known to me its interpretation, you will wear purple and have a golden collar around your neck and be third ruler in the kingdom."
But Daniel replied to the king, "Keep your gifts, and give your rewards to someone else! However, I will read the writing for the king and make known its interpretation.
Therefore the palm of a hand was sent from him, and this writing was inscribed.
"This is the writing that was inscribed: MENE, MENE, TEQEL, and PHARSIN.
He asked for a writing tablet and wrote, "His name is John." And they were all amazed.
I, Tertius, who am writing this letter, greet you in the Lord.
I am not writing these things to shame you, but to correct you as my dear children.
But now I am writing to you not to associate with anyone who calls himself a Christian who is sexually immoral, or greedy, or an idolater, or verbally abusive, or a drunkard, or a swindler. Do not even eat with such a person.
But I have not used any of these rights. And I am not writing these things so that something will be done for me. In fact, it would be better for me to die than -- no one will deprive me of my reason for boasting!
Because of this I am writing these things while absent, so that when I arrive I may not have to deal harshly with you by using my authority -- the Lord gave it to me for building up, not for tearing down!
I assure you that, before God, I am not lying about what I am writing to you!
I hope to come to you soon, but I am writing these instructions to you
Thus we are writing these things so that our joy may be complete.
(My little children, I am writing these things to you 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 a new commandment to you, but an old commandment which you have had from the beginning. The old commandment is the word that you have already heard.
On the other hand, I am writing a new commandment to you 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, that your sins have been forgiven because of his name.
I am writing to you, fathers, that you have known him who has been from the beginning. I am writing to you, young people, that you have conquered the evil one.