100 Bible Verses about Gods Word

Hebrews 4:12 ESV / 1,545 helpful votes

For the word of God is living and active, sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing to the division of soul and of spirit, of joints and of marrow, and discerning the thoughts and intentions of the heart.

Psalm 119:105 ESV / 1,192 helpful votes

Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path.

Matthew 4:4 ESV / 1,180 helpful votes

But he answered, “It is written, “‘Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that comes from the mouth of God.’”

John 1:1 ESV / 1,171 helpful votes

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.

John 17:17 ESV / 1,063 helpful votes

Sanctify them in the truth; your word is truth.

2 Timothy 3:16-17 ESV / 1,019 helpful votes

All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness, that the man of God may be complete, equipped for every good work.

Matthew 24:35 ESV / 972 helpful votes

Heaven and earth will pass away, but my words will not pass away.

Isaiah 40:8 ESV / 958 helpful votes

The grass withers, the flower fades, but the word of our God will stand forever.

2 Timothy 3:16 ESV / 897 helpful votes

All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness,

Colossians 3:16 ESV / 887 helpful votes

Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly, teaching and admonishing one another in all wisdom, singing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, with thankfulness in your hearts to God.

Isaiah 55:11 ESV / 862 helpful votes

So shall my word be that goes out from my mouth; it shall not return to me empty, but it shall accomplish that which I purpose, and shall succeed in the thing for which I sent it.

James 1:21 ESV / 771 helpful votes

Therefore put away all filthiness and rampant wickedness and receive with meekness the implanted word, which is able to save your souls.

John 6:63 ESV / 760 helpful votes

It is the Spirit who gives life; the flesh is no help at all. The words that I have spoken to you are spirit and life.

Proverbs 30:5 ESV / 752 helpful votes

Every word of God proves true; he is a shield to those who take refuge in him.

John 1:14 ESV / 737 helpful votes

And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we have seen his glory, glory as of the only Son from the Father, full of grace and truth.

Psalm 119:11 ESV / 737 helpful votes

I have stored up your word in my heart, that I might not sin against you.

1 Peter 2:2 ESV / 683 helpful votes

Like newborn infants, long for the pure spiritual milk, that by it you may grow up into salvation—

James 1:22 ESV / 663 helpful votes

But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves.

Ephesians 6:17 ESV / 633 helpful votes

And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God,

Luke 11:28 ESV / 630 helpful votes

But he said, “Blessed rather are those who hear the word of God and keep it!”

Romans 15:4 ESV / 622 helpful votes

For whatever was written in former days was written for our instruction, that through endurance and through the encouragement of the Scriptures we might have hope.

Proverbs 30:5-6 ESV / 621 helpful votes

Every word of God proves true; he is a shield to those who take refuge in him. Do not add to his words, lest he rebuke you and you be found a liar.

Deuteronomy 8:3 ESV / 584 helpful votes

And he humbled you and let you hunger and fed you with manna, which you did not know, nor did your fathers know, that he might make you know that man does not live by bread alone, but man lives by every word that comes from the mouth of the Lord.

Psalm 119:130 ESV / 579 helpful votes

The unfolding of your words gives light; it imparts understanding to the simple.

John 7:38 ESV / 578 helpful votes

Whoever believes in me, as the Scripture has said, ‘Out of his heart will flow rivers of living water.’”

Psalm 119:9 ESV / 575 helpful votes

How can a young man keep his way pure? By guarding it according to your word.

Psalm 33:4 ESV / 573 helpful votes

For the word of the Lord is upright, and all his work is done in faithfulness.

Romans 10:17 ESV / 570 helpful votes

So faith comes from hearing, and hearing through the word of Christ.

Job 23:12 ESV / 538 helpful votes

I have not departed from the commandment of his lips; I have treasured the words of his mouth more than my portion of food.

2 Timothy 2:15 ESV / 534 helpful votes

Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved, a worker who has no need to be ashamed, rightly handling the word of truth.

John 8:31-32 ESV / 531 helpful votes

So Jesus said to the Jews who had believed him, “If you abide in my word, you are truly my disciples, and you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.”

1 Thessalonians 2:13 ESV / 530 helpful votes

And we also thank God constantly for this, that when you received the word of God, which you heard from us, you accepted it not as the word of men but as what it really is, the word of God, which is at work in you believers.

John 15:3 ESV / 523 helpful votes

Already you are clean because of the word that I have spoken to you.

Psalm 18:30 ESV / 515 helpful votes

This God—his way is perfect; the word of the Lord proves true; he is a shield for all those who take refuge in him.

Psalm 119:160 ESV / 503 helpful votes

The sum of your word is truth, and every one of your righteous rules endures forever.

Matthew 7:24 ESV / 500 helpful votes

“Everyone then who hears these words of mine and does them will be like a wise man who built his house on the rock.

Acts 17:11 ESV / 497 helpful votes

Now these Jews were more noble than those in Thessalonica; they received the word with all eagerness, examining the Scriptures daily to see if these things were so.

John 1:1-2 ESV / 481 helpful votes

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in the beginning with God.

Psalm 56:4 ESV / 462 helpful votes

In God, whose word I praise, in God I trust; I shall not be afraid. What can flesh do to me?

Hebrews 1:3 ESV / 451 helpful votes

He is the radiance of the glory of God and the exact imprint of his nature, and he upholds the universe by the word of his power. After making purification for sins, he sat down at the right hand of the Majesty on high,

2 Peter 3:16 ESV / 450 helpful votes

As he does in all his letters when he speaks in them of these matters. There are some things in them that are hard to understand, which the ignorant and unstable twist to their own destruction, as they do the other Scriptures.

Proverbs 2:6 ESV / 444 helpful votes

For the Lord gives wisdom; from his mouth come knowledge and understanding;

1 Peter 1:23 ESV / 443 helpful votes

Since you have been born again, not of perishable seed but of imperishable, through the living and abiding word of God;

John 16:13 ESV / 440 helpful votes

When the Spirit of truth comes, he will guide you into all the truth, for he will not speak on his own authority, but whatever he hears he will speak, and he will declare to you the things that are to come.

Philippians 2:14-16 ESV / 432 helpful votes

Do all things without grumbling or disputing, that you may be blameless and innocent, children of God without blemish in the midst of a crooked and twisted generation, among whom you shine as lights in the world, holding fast to the word of life, so that in the day of Christ I may be proud that I did not run in vain or labor in vain.

John 10:35 ESV / 430 helpful votes

If he called them gods to whom the word of God came—and Scripture cannot be broken—

Psalm 119:18 ESV / 422 helpful votes

Open my eyes, that I may behold wondrous things out of your law.

John 12:48 ESV / 417 helpful votes

The one who rejects me and does not receive my words has a judge; the word that I have spoken will judge him on the last day.

Proverbs 4:20-22 ESV / 405 helpful votes

My son, be attentive to my words; incline your ear to my sayings. Let them not escape from your sight; keep them within your heart. For they are life to those who find them, and healing to all their flesh.

Revelation 1:1 ESV / 393 helpful votes

The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave him to show to his servants the things that must soon take place. He made it known by sending his angel to his servant John,

Luke 24:45 ESV / 371 helpful votes

Then he opened their minds to understand the Scriptures,

Joshua 1:8 ESV / 371 helpful votes

This Book of the Law shall not depart from your mouth, but you shall meditate on it day and night, so that you may be careful to do according to all that is written in it. For then you will make your way prosperous, and then you will have good success.

Psalm 19:7 ESV / 363 helpful votes

The law of the Lord is perfect, reviving the soul; the testimony of the Lord is sure, making wise the simple;

John 15:7 ESV / 358 helpful votes

If you abide in me, and my words abide in you, ask whatever you wish, and it will be done for you.

John 3:16 ESV / 355 helpful votes

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.

Proverbs 3:1-35 ESV / 341 helpful votes

My son, do not forget my teaching, but let your heart keep my commandments, for length of days and years of life and peace they will add to you. Let not steadfast love and faithfulness forsake you; bind them around your neck; write them on the tablet of your heart. So you will find favor and good success in the sight of God and man. Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. ...

Psalm 12:6 ESV / 321 helpful votes

The words of the Lord are pure words, like silver refined in a furnace on the ground, purified seven times.

John 6:68 ESV / 318 helpful votes

Simon Peter answered him, “Lord, to whom shall we go? You have the words of eternal life,

Isaiah 55:10-11 ESV / 313 helpful votes

“For as the rain and the snow come down from heaven and do not return there but water the earth, making it bring forth and sprout, giving seed to the sower and bread to the eater, so shall my word be that goes out from my mouth; it shall not return to me empty, but it shall accomplish that which I purpose, and shall succeed in the thing for which I sent it.

John 14:6 ESV / 311 helpful votes

Jesus said to him, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.

John 8:47 ESV / 304 helpful votes

Whoever is of God hears the words of God. The reason why you do not hear them is that you are not of God.”

Romans 1:16 ESV / 300 helpful votes

For I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes, to the Jew first and also to the Greek.

2 Peter 1:20-21 ESV / 282 helpful votes

Knowing this first of all, that no prophecy of Scripture comes from someone's own interpretation. For no prophecy was ever produced by the will of man, but men spoke from God as they were carried along by the Holy Spirit.

Psalm 18:35-36 ESV / 280 helpful votes

You have given me the shield of your salvation, and your right hand supported me, and your gentleness made me great. You gave a wide place for my steps under me, and my feet did not slip.

Jeremiah 23:29 ESV / 270 helpful votes

Is not my word like fire, declares the Lord, and like a hammer that breaks the rock in pieces?

2 Timothy 3:15-17 ESV / 269 helpful votes

And how from childhood you have been acquainted with the sacred writings, which are able to make you wise for salvation through faith in Christ Jesus. All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness, that the man of God may be complete, equipped for every good work.

Isaiah 41:10 ESV / 252 helpful votes

Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.

Revelation 1:1-20 ESV / 246 helpful votes

The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave him to show to his servants the things that must soon take place. He made it known by sending his angel to his servant John, who bore witness to the word of God and to the testimony of Jesus Christ, even to all that he saw. Blessed is the one who reads aloud the words of this prophecy, and blessed are those who hear, and who keep what is written in it, for the time is near. John to the seven churches that are in Asia: Grace to you and peace from him who is and who was and who is to come, and from the seven spirits who are before his throne, and from Jesus Christ the faithful witness, the firstborn of the dead, and the ruler of kings on earth. To him who loves us and has freed us from our sins by his blood ...

Psalm 119:114 ESV / 245 helpful votes

You are my hiding place and my shield; I hope in your word.

Matthew 22:29 ESV / 242 helpful votes

But Jesus answered them, “You are wrong, because you know neither the Scriptures nor the power of God.

Psalm 119:89 ESV / 242 helpful votes

Forever, O Lord, your word is firmly fixed in the heavens.

Proverbs 4:20-21 ESV / 238 helpful votes

My son, be attentive to my words; incline your ear to my sayings. Let them not escape from your sight; keep them within your heart.

Mark 13:31 ESV / 230 helpful votes

Heaven and earth will pass away, but my words will not pass away.

Psalm 119:1-176 ESV / 229 helpful votes

Blessed are those whose way is blameless, who walk in the law of the Lord! Blessed are those who keep his testimonies, who seek him with their whole heart, who also do no wrong, but walk in his ways! You have commanded your precepts to be kept diligently. Oh that my ways may be steadfast in keeping your statutes! ...

1 Chronicles 16:11 ESV / 227 helpful votes

Seek the Lord and his strength; seek his presence continually!

Acts 2:41 ESV / 223 helpful votes

So those who received his word were baptized, and there were added that day about three thousand souls.

Jeremiah 15:16 ESV / 220 helpful votes

Your words were found, and I ate them, and your words became to me a joy and the delight of my heart, for I am called by your name, O Lord, God of hosts.

Romans 12:2 ESV / 218 helpful votes

Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.

Mark 12:24 ESV / 218 helpful votes

Jesus said to them, “Is this not the reason you are wrong, because you know neither the Scriptures nor the power of God?

John 8:31 ESV / 217 helpful votes

So Jesus said to the Jews who had believed him, “If you abide in my word, you are truly my disciples,

Luke 1:37 ESV / 205 helpful votes

For nothing will be impossible with God.”

1 Peter 1:25 ESV / 203 helpful votes

But the word of the Lord remains forever.” And this word is the good news that was preached to you.

Revelation 22:18-19 ESV / 200 helpful votes

I warn everyone who hears the words of the prophecy of this book: if anyone adds to them, God will add to him the plagues described in this book, and if anyone takes away from the words of the book of this prophecy, God will take away his share in the tree of life and in the holy city, which are described in this book.

1 Timothy 3:16 ESV / 196 helpful votes

Great indeed, we confess, is the mystery of godliness: He was manifested in the flesh, vindicated by the Spirit, seen by angels, proclaimed among the nations, believed on in the world, taken up in glory.

1 Corinthians 1:18 ESV / 190 helpful votes

For the word of the cross is folly to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God.

1 Thessalonians 5:24 ESV / 188 helpful votes

He who calls you is faithful; he will surely do it.

John 3:16-17 ESV / 185 helpful votes

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him.

2 Timothy 1:7 ESV / 183 helpful votes

For God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control.

1 Peter 3:15 ESV / 182 helpful votes

But in your hearts honor Christ the Lord as holy, always being prepared to make a defense to anyone who asks you for a reason for the hope that is in you; yet do it with gentleness and respect,

Psalm 1:2 ESV / 182 helpful votes

But his delight is in the law of the Lord, and on his law he meditates day and night.

John 1:1-51 ESV / 181 helpful votes

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in the beginning with God. All things were made through him, and without him was not any thing made that was made. In him was life, and the life was the light of men. The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it. ...

Philippians 4:13 ESV / 180 helpful votes

I can do all things through him who strengthens me.

Ephesians 2:8-9 ESV / 177 helpful votes

For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God, not a result of works, so that no one may boast.

1 Peter 2:1-25 ESV / 175 helpful votes

So put away all malice and all deceit and hypocrisy and envy and all slander. Like newborn infants, long for the pure spiritual milk, that by it you may grow up into salvation— if indeed you have tasted that the Lord is good. As you come to him, a living stone rejected by men but in the sight of God chosen and precious, you yourselves like living stones are being built up as a spiritual house, to be a holy priesthood, to offer spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God through Jesus Christ. ...

Ezekiel 12:1-28:26 ESV / 169 helpful votes

The word of the Lord came to me: “Son of man, you dwell in the midst of a rebellious house, who have eyes to see, but see not, who have ears to hear, but hear not, for they are a rebellious house. As for you, son of man, prepare for yourself an exile's baggage, and go into exile by day in their sight. You shall go like an exile from your place to another place in their sight. Perhaps they will understand, though they are a rebellious house. You shall bring out your baggage by day in their sight, as baggage for exile, and you shall go out yourself at evening in their sight, as those do who must go into exile. In their sight dig through the wall, and bring your baggage out through it. ...

Jeremiah 29:11 ESV / 168 helpful votes

For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope.

1 Timothy 2:11 ESV / 167 helpful votes

Let a woman learn quietly with all submissiveness.

Psalm 130:1-135:21 ESV / 167 helpful votes

A Song of Ascents. Out of the depths I cry to you, O Lord! O Lord, hear my voice! Let your ears be attentive to the voice of my pleas for mercy! If you, O Lord, should mark iniquities, O Lord, who could stand? But with you there is forgiveness, that you may be feared. I wait for the Lord, my soul waits, and in his word I hope; ...

John 15:1-17:26 ESV / 163 helpful votes

“I am the true vine, and my Father is the vinedresser. Every branch in me that does not bear fruit he takes away, and every branch that does bear fruit he prunes, that it may bear more fruit. Already you are clean because of the word that I have spoken to you. Abide in me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit by itself, unless it abides in the vine, neither can you, unless you abide in me. I am the vine; you are the branches. Whoever abides in me and I in him, he it is that bears much fruit, for apart from me you can do nothing. ...

Romans 10:1-11:36 ESV / 162 helpful votes

Brothers, my heart's desire and prayer to God for them is that they may be saved. For I bear them witness that they have a zeal for God, but not according to knowledge. For, being ignorant of the righteousness of God, and seeking to establish their own, they did not submit to God's righteousness. For Christ is the end of the law for righteousness to everyone who believes. For Moses writes about the righteousness that is based on the law, that the person who does the commandments shall live by them. ...

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