30 Important Bible Verses About Books

Genesis 1:1 – God is the Author of Creation

“In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth.”

Exodus 32:32 – The Importance of Being Written in God’s Book

“But now, please forgive their sin—but if not, then blot me out of the book you have written.”

Deuteronomy 4:2 – The Command to Not Add or Subtract from God’s Words

“Do not add to what I command you and do not subtract from it, but keep the commands of the Lord your God that I give you.”

Joshua 1:8 – Meditate on God’s Book Day and Night

“Do not let this Book of the Law depart from your mouth; meditate on it day and night, so that you may be careful to do everything written in it. Then you will be prosperous and successful.”

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1 Samuel 10:25 – The Record of Samuel’s Words

“Then Samuel explained to the people the rights and duties of kingship. He wrote them down on a scroll and deposited it before the Lord. Then Samuel dismissed the people to go to their own homes.”

2 Chronicles 34:14 – Rediscovering the Book of the Law

“While they were bringing out the money that had been taken into the temple of the Lord, Hilkiah the priest found the Book of the Law of the Lord that had been given through Moses.”

Ezra 7:6 – Ezra the Scribe

“This Ezra came up from Babylon. He was a teacher well versed in the Law of Moses, which the Lord, the God of Israel, had given. The king had granted him everything he asked, for the hand of the Lord his God was on him.”

Nehemiah 8:1 – The Book of the Law is Read Aloud

“all the people came together as one in the square before the Water Gate. They told Ezra the teacher of the Law to bring out the Book of the Law of Moses, which the Lord had commanded for Israel.”

Esther 6:1 – The King’s Book is Opened

“That night the king could not sleep; so, he ordered the book of the chronicles, the record of his reign, to be brought in and read to him.”

Job 19:23-24 – A Witness in Heaven

“Oh, that my words were recorded, that they were written on a scroll, that they were inscribed with an iron tool on lead, or engraved in rock forever!”

Psalms 19:7 – The Greatness of God’s Word

“The law of the Lord is perfect, refreshing the soul. The statutes of the Lord are trustworthy, making wise the simple.”

Proverbs 30:5-6 – Every Word of God is Flawless

“Every word of God is flawless; he is a shield to those who take refuge in him. Do not add to his words, or he will rebuke you and prove you a liar.”

Ecclesiastes 12:12 – The Writing of Many Books

“Be warned, my son, of anything in addition to them. Of making many books there is no end, and much study wearies the body.”

Isaiah 30:8 – Write My Words on a Scroll

“Go now, write it on a tablet for them, inscribe it on a scroll, that for the days to come it may be an everlasting witness.”

Jeremiah 36:2 – Write All the Words I Have Spoken to You

“Take a scroll and write on it all the words I have spoken to you concerning Israel, Judah, and all the nations, from the time I began speaking to you in the reign of Josiah till now.”

Jeremiah 31:33 – I Will Put My Law in Their Minds

“This is the covenant I will make with the people of Israel after that time,” declares the Lord. “I will put my law in their minds and write it on their hearts. I will be their God, and they will be my people.”

Ezekiel 2:9-10 – Eat the Scroll and Speak My Words

“Then I looked, and I saw a hand stretched out to me. In it was a scroll, which he unrolled before me. On both sides of it were written words of lament and mourning and woe.”

Daniel 12:4 – Many Will Go Here and There to Increase Knowledge

“But you, Daniel, roll up and seal the words of the scroll until the time of the end. Many will go here and there to increase knowledge.”

Hosea 8:12 – They Write Many Things from My Law

“I wrote for them the many things of my law, but they regarded them as something foreign.”

Joel 2:1 – Blow the Trumpet in Zion, Sound the Alarm

“Blow the trumpet in Zion; sound the alarm on my holy hill. Let all who live in the land tremble, for the day of the Lord is coming. It is close at hand.”

Jonah 3:3 – Nineveh Repents After Jonah’s Proclamation

“Jonah obeyed the word of the Lord and went to Nineveh. Now Nineveh was a very large city; it took three days to go through it.”

Micah 4:2 – Many Nations Will Come and Say, “Let Us Go Up”

“Many nations will come and say, ‘Come, let us go up to the mountain of the Lord, to the temple of the God of Jacob. He will teach us his ways, so that we may walk in his paths.’ The law will go out from Zion, the word of the Lord from Jerusalem.”

Habakkuk 2:2 – Write down the Revelation and Make it Plain

“Then the Lord replied: ‘Write down the revelation and make it plain on tablets so that a herald may run with it.”

Zechariah 5:2 – A Flying Scroll

“He asked me, ‘What do you see?’ I answered, ‘I see a flying scroll, thirty feet long and fifteen feet wide.’

Malachi 3:16 – A Scroll of Remembrance is Written

“Then those who feared the Lord talked with each other, and the Lord listened and heard. A scroll of remembrance was written in his presence concerning those who feared the Lord and honored his name.”

Matthew 4:4 – Man Shall Not Live by Bread Alone

“Jesus answered, ‘It is written: Man shall not live on bread alone, but on every word that comes from the mouth of God.’

Mark 9:12 – Elijah Does Come First and Restores All Things

“Jesus replied, ‘To be sure, Elijah does come first, and restores all things. Why then is it written that the Son of Man must suffer much and be rejected?’

Luke 4:17-21 – Jesus Reads from the Scroll of Isaiah

“The scroll of the prophet Isaiah was handed to him. Unrolling it, he found the place where it is written: ‘The Spirit of the Lord is on me because he has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim freedom for the prisoners and recovery of sight for the blind, to set the oppressed free, to proclaim the year of the Lord’s favor.'”

Romans 15:4 – Everything that was Written in the Past

“For everything that was written in the past was written to teach us, so that through the endurance taught in the Scriptures and the encouragement they provide we might have hope.”

1 Corinthians 4:6 – Do Not Go Beyond What is Written

“Now, brothers and sisters, I have applied these things to myself and Apollos for your benefit, so that you may learn from us the meaning of the saying, ‘Do not go beyond what is written.’ Then you will not be puffed up in being a follower of one of us over against the other.”

2 Corinthians 3:3 – You Are a Letter from Christ

“You show that you are a letter from Christ, the result of our ministry, written not with ink but with the Spirit of the living God, not on tablets of stone but on tablets of human hearts.”

Galatians 6:11 – See What Large Letters I Use as I Write

“See what large letters I use as I write to you with my own hand!”

Ephesians 3:4 – You Will Understand My Insight

“In reading this, then, you will be able to understand my insight into the mystery of Christ.”

Philippians 4:3 – Help These Women Who Have Contended at My Side

“Yes, and I ask you, my true companion, help these women since they have contended at my side in the cause of the gospel, along with Clement and the rest of my co-workers, whose names are in the book of life.”

Colossians 4:16 – Read the Letter from Laodicea

“After this letter has been read to you, see that it is also read in the church of the Laodiceans and that you in turn read the letter from Laodicea.”

1 Thessalonians 5:27 – Read This Letter to All Brothers and Sisters

“I charge you before the Lord to have this letter read to all the brothers and sisters.”

2 Thessalonians 3:14-15 – Take Special Note of Anyone Who Does Not Obey

“Take special note of anyone who does not obey our instruction in this letter. Do not associate with them, in order that they may feel ashamed. Yet do not regard them as an enemy, but warn them as you would a fellow believer.”

1 Timothy 4:13 – Give Attention to Reading, Exhortation, and Doctrine

“Until I come, devote yourself to the public reading of Scripture, to preaching and to teaching.”

2 Timothy 4:13 – Bring My Cloak, the Scrolls, and Especially the Parchments

“When you come, bring the cloak that I left with Carpus at Troas, and my scrolls, especially the parchments.”

Hebrews 4:12 – The Word of God is Living and Active

“For the word of God is alive and active. Sharper than any double-edged sword, it penetrates even to dividing soul and spirit, joints and marrow; it judges the thoughts and attitudes of the heart.”

James 1:22 – Do Not Merely Listen to the Word, and So Deceive Yourselves

“Do not merely listen to the word, and so deceive yourselves. Do what it says.”

1 Peter 1:25 – The Word of the Lord Endures Forever

“but the word of the Lord endures forever.” And this is the word that was preached to you.”

2 Peter 1:19 – Pay Attention to the Word as a Lamp in a Dark Place

“We also have the prophetic message as something completely reliable, and you will do well to pay attention to it, as to a light shining in a dark place, until the day dawns and the morning star rises in your hearts.”

1 John 2:14 – I Write to You Because You Know the Father

“I write to you, dear children, because you know the Father. I write to you, fathers because you know him who is from the beginning. I write to you, young men because you are strong, and the word of God lives in you, and you have overcome the evil one.”

2 John 1:12 – I Have Lots to Write, But I Hope to Visit You

“I have much to write to you, but I do not want to use paper and ink. Instead, I hope to visit you and talk with you face to face, so that our joy may be complete.”

3 John 1:13 – I Have Much to Write, But I Do Not Want to Write with Pen and Ink

“I have much to write you, but I do not want to do so with pen and ink.”

Jude 1:3 – Contend for the Faith that was Once for All Entrusted

“Dear friends, although I was very eager to write to you about the salvation we share, I felt compelled to write and urge you to contend for the faith that was once for all entrusted to God’s holy people.”

Revelation 1:11 – Write What You See on a Scroll

“which said: ‘Write on a scroll what you see and send it to the seven churches: to Ephesus, Smyrna, Pergamum, Thyatira, Sardis, Philadelphia and Laodicea.'”

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