100 Bible Verses about Gods Word

Hebrews 4:12 ESV / 293 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.

2 Timothy 3:16 ESV / 210 helpful votes

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

John 1:1 ESV / 191 helpful votes

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

John 17:17 ESV / 183 helpful votes

Sanctify them in the truth; your word is truth.

Psalm 119:105 ESV / 183 helpful votes

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

Matthew 24:35 ESV / 168 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 30:5-6 ESV / 164 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.

2 Timothy 3:16-17 ESV / 155 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 competent, equipped for every good work.

Isaiah 40:8 ESV / 147 helpful votes

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

John 1:14 ESV / 145 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.

Matthew 4:4 ESV / 143 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.’”

Colossians 3:16 ESV / 135 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.

James 1:21 ESV / 133 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 / 119 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.

Psalm 119:11 ESV / 114 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 4:20-22 ESV / 111 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.

1 Peter 2:2 ESV / 103 helpful votes

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

Romans 10:17 ESV / 103 helpful votes

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

Isaiah 55:11 ESV / 97 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.

2 Timothy 2:15 ESV / 93 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 10:35 ESV / 89 helpful votes

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

John 12:48 ESV / 88 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.

Psalm 119:18 ESV / 87 helpful votes

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

Acts 17:11 ESV / 86 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.

1 Peter 1:23 ESV / 84 helpful votes

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

John 8:31 ESV / 82 helpful votes

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

John 15:3 ESV / 80 helpful votes

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

Psalm 119:9 ESV / 80 helpful votes

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

Deuteronomy 8:3 ESV / 79 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.

1 Thessalonians 2:13 ESV / 77 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.

Psalm 119:130 ESV / 74 helpful votes

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

James 1:22 ESV / 72 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 30:5 ESV / 71 helpful votes

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

2 Timothy 3:15-17 ESV / 70 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 competent, equipped for every good work.

Proverbs 3:1-35 ESV / 70 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. ...

John 14:6 ESV / 69 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 16:13 ESV / 68 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.

2 Corinthians 4:2 ESV / 66 helpful votes

But we have renounced disgraceful, underhanded ways. We refuse to practice cunning or to tamper with God's word, but by the open statement of the truth we would commend ourselves to everyone's conscience in the sight of God.

2 Samuel 23:2 ESV / 66 helpful votes

“The Spirit of the Lord speaks by me; his word is on my tongue.

Psalm 119:1-176 ESV / 65 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! ...

2 Peter 3:16 ESV / 64 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.

Psalm 119:160 ESV / 63 helpful votes

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

Psalm 33:4 ESV / 63 helpful votes

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

Mark 13:31 ESV / 62 helpful votes

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

James 1:18 ESV / 61 helpful votes

Of his own will he brought us forth by the word of truth, that we should be a kind of firstfruits of his creatures.

John 15:7 ESV / 61 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 8:31-32 ESV / 61 helpful votes

So Jesus said to the Jews who had believed in 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.”

Romans 15:4 ESV / 60 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.

Mark 12:24 ESV / 60 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?

Joshua 1:8 ESV / 59 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.

Hebrews 1:3 ESV / 58 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,

John 7:38 ESV / 58 helpful votes

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

Psalm 19:1-14 ESV / 58 helpful votes

To the choirmaster. A Psalm of David. The heavens declare the glory of God, and the sky above proclaims his handiwork. Day to day pours out speech, and night to night reveals knowledge. There is no speech, nor are there words, whose voice is not heard. Their voice goes out through all the earth, and their words to the end of the world. In them he has set a tent for the sun, which comes out like a bridegroom leaving his chamber, and, like a strong man, runs its course with joy. ...

Psalm 18:30 ESV / 56 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.

John 3:16 ESV / 55 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.

Revelation 1:1 ESV / 54 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,

John 8:47 ESV / 54 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.”

John 6:68 ESV / 54 helpful votes

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

Matthew 22:29 ESV / 54 helpful votes

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

Ephesians 4:29 ESV / 53 helpful votes

Let no corrupting talk come out of your mouths, but only such as is good for building up, as fits the occasion, that it may give grace to those who hear.

John 5:24 ESV / 53 helpful votes

Truly, truly, I say to you, whoever hears my word and believes him who sent me has eternal life. He does not come into judgment, but has passed from death to life.

John 1:1-51 ESV / 53 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. ...

Luke 11:28 ESV / 53 helpful votes

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

Jeremiah 23:29 ESV / 53 helpful votes

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

Jeremiah 15:16 ESV / 53 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.

Deuteronomy 4:2 ESV / 53 helpful votes

You shall not add to the word that I command you, nor take from it, that you may keep the commandments of the Lord your God that I command you.

Ephesians 6:17 ESV / 52 helpful votes

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

John 1:1-2 ESV / 51 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.

Revelation 22:18-19 ESV / 50 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.

Luke 24:45 ESV / 50 helpful votes

Then he opened their minds to understand the Scriptures,

Psalm 119:89 ESV / 49 helpful votes

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

Job 23:12 ESV / 49 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.

Luke 16:31 ESV / 48 helpful votes

He said to him, ‘If they do not hear Moses and the Prophets, neither will they be convinced if someone should rise from the dead.’”

Psalm 56:4 ESV / 47 helpful votes

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

1 John 2:14 ESV / 46 helpful votes

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 abides in you, and you have overcome the evil one.

2 Corinthians 4:4 ESV / 45 helpful votes

In their case the god of this world has blinded the minds of the unbelievers, to keep them from seeing the light of the gospel of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God.

Luke 16:17 ESV / 45 helpful votes

But it is easier for heaven and earth to pass away than for one dot of the Law to become void.

2 Peter 1:20-21 ESV / 44 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.

Proverbs 2:6 ESV / 43 helpful votes

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

2 Peter 1:19-21 ESV / 42 helpful votes

And we have something more sure, the prophetic word, to which you will do well to pay attention as to a lamp shining in a dark place, until the day dawns and the morning star rises in your hearts, 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.

1 Corinthians 13:12 ESV / 42 helpful votes

For now we see in a mirror dimly, but then face to face. Now I know in part; then I shall know fully, even as I have been fully known.

Romans 1:16 ESV / 42 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.

Psalm 119:103 ESV / 42 helpful votes

How sweet are your words to my taste, sweeter than honey to my mouth!

Hebrews 1:1 ESV / 41 helpful votes

Long ago, at many times and in many ways, God spoke to our fathers by the prophets,

James 1:25 ESV / 40 helpful votes

But the one who looks into the perfect law, the law of liberty, and perseveres, being no hearer who forgets but a doer who acts, he will be blessed in his doing.

Isaiah 55:10-11 ESV / 40 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.

Joshua 1:8-9 ESV / 40 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. Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened, and do not be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.”

2 Corinthians 2:17 ESV / 39 helpful votes

For we are not, like so many, peddlers of God's word, but as men of sincerity, as commissioned by God, in the sight of God we speak in Christ.

Psalm 1:2 ESV / 39 helpful votes

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

Matthew 7:24 ESV / 37 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.

Philippians 2:14-16 ESV / 36 helpful votes

Do all things without grumbling or questioning, 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.

Ephesians 5:25-27 ESV / 34 helpful votes

Husbands, love your wives, as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her, that he might sanctify her, having cleansed her by the washing of water with the word, so that he might present the church to himself in splendor, without spot or wrinkle or any such thing, that she might be holy and without blemish.

Amos 8:11 ESV / 34 helpful votes

“Behold, the days are coming,” declares the Lord God, “when I will send a famine on the land— not a famine of bread, nor a thirst for water, but of hearing the words of the Lord.

Psalm 107:20 ESV / 34 helpful votes

He sent out his word and healed them, and delivered them from their destruction.

Ephesians 2:8-9 ESV / 33 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.

John 10:10 ESV / 32 helpful votes

The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy. I came that they may have life and have it abundantly.

John 14:21 ESV / 31 helpful votes

Whoever has my commandments and keeps them, he it is who loves me. And he who loves me will be loved by my Father, and I will love him and manifest myself to him.”

Psalm 138:2 ESV / 31 helpful votes

I bow down toward your holy temple and give thanks to your name for your steadfast love and your faithfulness, for you have exalted above all things your name and your word.

Matthew 5:17-18 ESV / 29 helpful votes

“Do not think that I have come to abolish the Law or the Prophets; I have not come to abolish them but to fulfill them. For truly, I say to you, until heaven and earth pass away, not an iota, not a dot, will pass from the Law until all is accomplished.

Psalm 23:1-6 ESV / 29 helpful votes

A Psalm of David. The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. He makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside still waters. He restores my soul. He leads me in paths of righteousness for his name's sake. Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me. You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies; you anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows. ...

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