100 Bible Verses about Gods Word

Hebrews 4:12 ESV / 1,103 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 / 829 helpful votes

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

Matthew 4:4 ESV / 827 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 17:17 ESV / 789 helpful votes

Sanctify them in the truth; your word is truth.

John 1:1 ESV / 776 helpful votes

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

2 Timothy 3:16-17 ESV / 728 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.

2 Timothy 3:16 ESV / 667 helpful votes

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

Matthew 24:35 ESV / 647 helpful votes

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

Isaiah 40:8 ESV / 622 helpful votes

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

Isaiah 55:11 ESV / 541 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.

Colossians 3:16 ESV / 524 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.

John 1:14 ESV / 515 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.

John 6:63 ESV / 508 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 / 484 helpful votes

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

James 1:21 ESV / 475 helpful votes

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

Psalm 119:11 ESV / 469 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 30:5-6 ESV / 453 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.

1 Peter 2:2 ESV / 434 helpful votes

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

Romans 15:4 ESV / 410 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.

James 1:22 ESV / 408 helpful votes

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

Ephesians 6:17 ESV / 390 helpful votes

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

Romans 10:17 ESV / 383 helpful votes

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

Luke 11:28 ESV / 367 helpful votes

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

1 Thessalonians 2:13 ESV / 362 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.

2 Timothy 2:15 ESV / 355 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.

Psalm 119:160 ESV / 340 helpful votes

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

Deuteronomy 8:3 ESV / 337 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.

John 7:38 ESV / 333 helpful votes

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

Psalm 33:4 ESV / 333 helpful votes

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

Psalm 119:9 ESV / 332 helpful votes

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

Acts 17:11 ESV / 328 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.

Psalm 119:130 ESV / 328 helpful votes

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

Hebrews 1:3 ESV / 313 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 15:3 ESV / 312 helpful votes

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

John 8:31-32 ESV / 305 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.”

1 Peter 1:23 ESV / 300 helpful votes

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

Psalm 18:30 ESV / 300 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.

Job 23:12 ESV / 300 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.

Psalm 119:18 ESV / 299 helpful votes

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

2 Peter 3:16 ESV / 288 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.

Matthew 7:24 ESV / 287 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.

Proverbs 4:20-22 ESV / 276 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.

John 10:35 ESV / 274 helpful votes

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

Joshua 1:8 ESV / 268 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.

John 16:13 ESV / 262 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.

Psalm 56:4 ESV / 259 helpful votes

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

John 3:16 ESV / 248 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.

John 12:48 ESV / 247 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.

John 15:7 ESV / 242 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 1:1-2 ESV / 242 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.

Luke 24:45 ESV / 242 helpful votes

Then he opened their minds to understand the Scriptures,

Isaiah 55:10-11 ESV / 242 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.

Proverbs 2:6 ESV / 239 helpful votes

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

Romans 1:16 ESV / 235 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.

Philippians 2:14-16 ESV / 233 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.

Revelation 1:1 ESV / 231 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,

Psalm 119:89 ESV / 230 helpful votes

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

2 Peter 1:20-21 ESV / 226 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 3:1-35 ESV / 215 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 8:47 ESV / 214 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 14:6 ESV / 207 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.

Isaiah 41:10 ESV / 203 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.

Psalm 12:6 ESV / 200 helpful votes

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

Revelation 1:1-20 ESV / 199 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 ...

Jeremiah 23:29 ESV / 199 helpful votes

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

Psalm 119:1-176 ESV / 197 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! ...

John 6:68 ESV / 192 helpful votes

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

Matthew 22:29 ESV / 187 helpful votes

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

Jeremiah 15:16 ESV / 184 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.

1 Chronicles 16:11 ESV / 183 helpful votes

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

Mark 12:24 ESV / 181 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 / 180 helpful votes

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

Psalm 19:7 ESV / 180 helpful votes

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

Mark 13:31 ESV / 170 helpful votes

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

Revelation 22:18-19 ESV / 158 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.

2 Timothy 3:15-17 ESV / 158 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.

Luke 1:37 ESV / 156 helpful votes

For nothing will be impossible with God.”

Psalm 1:2 ESV / 153 helpful votes

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

2 Timothy 1:7 ESV / 150 helpful votes

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

James 1:18 ESV / 147 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.

1 Peter 3:15 ESV / 137 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,

Ephesians 2:8-9 ESV / 135 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.

Romans 12:2 ESV / 133 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.

John 5:24 ESV / 131 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.

Jeremiah 29:11 ESV / 127 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.

2 Samuel 23:2 ESV / 126 helpful votes

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

Philippians 4:13 ESV / 121 helpful votes

I can do all things through him who strengthens me.

1 Corinthians 1:18 ESV / 121 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.

2 Corinthians 4:2 ESV / 118 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.

1 John 2:14 ESV / 117 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.

Psalm 119:103 ESV / 117 helpful votes

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

John 1:1-51 ESV / 111 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. ...

Deuteronomy 4:2 ESV / 106 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.

2 Corinthians 2:17 ESV / 103 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 18:35-36 ESV / 97 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.

Psalm 19:1-14 ESV / 96 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. ...

John 3:16-17 ESV / 88 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.

Hebrews 1:1 ESV / 85 helpful votes

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

Psalm 107:20 ESV / 83 helpful votes

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

1 Peter 1:25 ESV / 82 helpful votes

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

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