100 Bible Verses about Word Of God

Hebrews 4:12 ESV / 164 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.

Matthew 4:4 ESV / 88 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.’”

2 Timothy 3:16 ESV / 85 helpful votes

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

Ephesians 6:17 ESV / 83 helpful votes

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

Luke 11:28 ESV / 62 helpful votes

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

Isaiah 55:11 ESV / 62 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.

1 Thessalonians 2:13 ESV / 59 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 1:1 ESV / 53 helpful votes

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

2 Timothy 2:15 ESV / 50 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.

Revelation 22:19 ESV / 45 helpful votes

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.

Job 23:12 ESV / 39 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.

Isaiah 34:16 ESV / 37 helpful votes

Seek and read from the book of the Lord: Not one of these shall be missing; none shall be without her mate. For the mouth of the Lord has commanded, and his Spirit has gathered them.

John 5:39 ESV / 35 helpful votes

You search the Scriptures because you think that in them you have eternal life; and it is they that bear witness about me,

2 Timothy 3:15-17 ESV / 33 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.

Colossians 3:16 ESV / 31 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 6:63 ESV / 31 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.

Luke 24:45 ESV / 31 helpful votes

Then he opened their minds to understand the Scriptures,

John 17:17 ESV / 30 helpful votes

Sanctify them in the truth; your word is truth.

James 1:21-23 ESV / 27 helpful votes

Therefore put away all filthiness and rampant wickedness and receive with meekness the implanted word, which is able to save your souls. But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves. For if anyone is a hearer of the word and not a doer, he is like a man who looks intently at his natural face in a mirror.

Psalm 12:6 ESV / 27 helpful votes

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

Acts 17:11 ESV / 26 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.

Romans 10:17 ESV / 25 helpful votes

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

2 Peter 3:16 ESV / 24 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.

1 Peter 2:2 ESV / 24 helpful votes

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

1 Peter 1:25 ESV / 24 helpful votes

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

John 10:35 ESV / 24 helpful votes

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

Revelation 1:2 ESV / 22 helpful votes

Who bore witness to the word of God and to the testimony of Jesus Christ, even to all that he saw.

2 Peter 3:15 ESV / 22 helpful votes

And count the patience of our Lord as salvation, just as our beloved brother Paul also wrote to you according to the wisdom given him,

James 1:18 ESV / 22 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.

Romans 15:4 ESV / 22 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.

Romans 3:2 ESV / 22 helpful votes

Much in every way. To begin with, the Jews were entrusted with the oracles of God.

John 15:3 ESV / 22 helpful votes

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

John 1:14 ESV / 22 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.

2 Timothy 2:9 ESV / 20 helpful votes

For which I am suffering, bound with chains as a criminal. But the word of God is not bound!

John 8:31 ESV / 20 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 30:5 ESV / 20 helpful votes

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

1 John 2:14 ESV / 19 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.

Luke 24:27 ESV / 19 helpful votes

And beginning with Moses and all the Prophets, he interpreted to them in all the Scriptures the things concerning himself.

1 Peter 1:23-25 ESV / 18 helpful votes

Since you have been born again, not of perishable seed but of imperishable, through the living and abiding word of God; for “All flesh is like grass and all its glory like the flower of grass. The grass withers, and the flower falls, but the word of the Lord remains forever.” And this word is the good news that was preached to you.

1 Corinthians 2:13 ESV / 18 helpful votes

And we impart this in words not taught by human wisdom but taught by the Spirit, interpreting spiritual truths to those who are spiritual.

Psalm 119:105 ESV / 18 helpful votes

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

Psalm 1:2 ESV / 18 helpful votes

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

Hebrews 1:1 ESV / 17 helpful votes

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

John 12:48 ESV / 17 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 8:32 ESV / 17 helpful votes

And you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.”

Hebrews 1:2 ESV / 16 helpful votes

But in these last days he has spoken to us by his Son, whom he appointed the heir of all things, through whom also he created the world.

Psalm 147:19 ESV / 16 helpful votes

He declares his word to Jacob, his statutes and rules to Israel.

Psalm 119:11 ESV / 16 helpful votes

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

2 Peter 1:21 ESV / 15 helpful votes

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.

Hebrews 6:5 ESV / 15 helpful votes

And have tasted the goodness of the word of God and the powers of the age to come,

Jeremiah 8:9 ESV / 15 helpful votes

The wise men shall be put to shame; they shall be dismayed and taken; behold, they have rejected the word of the Lord, so what wisdom is in them?

Revelation 20:4 ESV / 14 helpful votes

Then I saw thrones, and seated on them were those to whom the authority to judge was committed. Also I saw the souls of those who had been beheaded for the testimony of Jesus and for the word of God, and those who had not worshiped the beast or its image and had not received its mark on their foreheads or their hands. They came to life and reigned with Christ for a thousand years.

2 Peter 3:2 ESV / 14 helpful votes

That you should remember the predictions of the holy prophets and the commandment of the Lord and Savior through your apostles,

2 Timothy 3:16-17 ESV / 14 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.

John 2:22 ESV / 14 helpful votes

When therefore he was raised from the dead, his disciples remembered that he had said this, and they believed the Scripture and the word that Jesus had spoken.

John 1:2 ESV / 14 helpful votes

He was in the beginning with God.

John 1:1-14:31 ESV / 14 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. ...

Daniel 10:21 ESV / 14 helpful votes

But I will tell you what is inscribed in the book of truth: there is none who contends by my side against these except Michael, your prince.

Jeremiah 23:29 ESV / 14 helpful votes

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

2 Peter 1:4 ESV / 13 helpful votes

By which he has granted to us his precious and very great promises, so that through them you may become partakers of the divine nature, having escaped from the corruption that is in the world because of sinful desire.

Philippians 2:16 ESV / 13 helpful votes

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.

Acts 13:27 ESV / 13 helpful votes

For those who live in Jerusalem and their rulers, because they did not recognize him nor understand the utterances of the prophets, which are read every Sabbath, fulfilled them by condemning him.

John 5:24 ESV / 13 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.

Luke 6:47 ESV / 13 helpful votes

Everyone who comes to me and hears my words and does them, I will show you what he is like:

Matthew 5:17 ESV / 13 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.

Ecclesiastes 12:11 ESV / 13 helpful votes

The words of the wise are like goads, and like nails firmly fixed are the collected sayings; they are given by one Shepherd.

Psalm 1:1-3 ESV / 13 helpful votes

Blessed is the man who walks not in the counsel of the wicked, nor stands in the way of sinners, nor sits in the seat of scoffers; but his delight is in the law of the Lord, and on his law he meditates day and night. He is like a tree planted by streams of water that yields its fruit in its season, and its leaf does not wither. In all that he does, he prospers.

Revelation 22:18 ESV / 12 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,

Revelation 1:11 ESV / 12 helpful votes

Saying, “Write what you see in a book and send it to the seven churches, to Ephesus and to Smyrna and to Pergamum and to Thyatira and to Sardis and to Philadelphia and to Laodicea.”

Revelation 1:1 ESV / 12 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,

2 Timothy 4:3 ESV / 12 helpful votes

For the time is coming when people will not endure sound teaching, but having itching ears they will accumulate for themselves teachers to suit their own passions,

Luke 8:11-15 ESV / 12 helpful votes

Now the parable is this: The seed is the word of God. The ones along the path are those who have heard; then the devil comes and takes away the word from their hearts, so that they may not believe and be saved. And the ones on the rock are those who, when they hear the word, receive it with joy. But these have no root; they believe for a while, and in time of testing fall away. And as for what fell among the thorns, they are those who hear, but as they go on their way they are choked by the cares and riches and pleasures of life, and their fruit does not mature. As for that in the good soil, they are those who, hearing the word, hold it fast in an honest and good heart, and bear fruit with patience.

Isaiah 40:8 ESV / 12 helpful votes

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

Exodus 24:4 ESV / 12 helpful votes

And Moses wrote down all the words of the Lord. He rose early in the morning and built an altar at the foot of the mountain, and twelve pillars, according to the twelve tribes of Israel.

Revelation 1:3 ESV / 11 helpful votes

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.

Hebrews 1:3 ESV / 11 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 Corinthians 4:2 ESV / 11 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.

Romans 15:4-5 ESV / 11 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. May the God of endurance and encouragement grant you to live in such harmony with one another, in accord with Christ Jesus,

Acts 20:32 ESV / 11 helpful votes

And now I commend you to God and to the word of his grace, which is able to build you up and to give you the inheritance among all those who are sanctified.

John 5:46 ESV / 11 helpful votes

For if you believed Moses, you would believe me; for he wrote of me.

Luke 16:31 ESV / 11 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 119:130 ESV / 11 helpful votes

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

Psalm 119:89 ESV / 11 helpful votes

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

Psalm 119:9 ESV / 11 helpful votes

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

1 John 1:1-5 ESV / 10 helpful votes

That which was from the beginning, which we have heard, which we have seen with our eyes, which we looked upon and have touched with our hands, concerning the word of life— the life was made manifest, and we have seen it, and testify to it and proclaim to you the eternal life, which was with the Father and was made manifest to us— that which we have seen and heard we proclaim also to you, so that you too may have fellowship with us; and indeed our fellowship is with the Father and with his Son Jesus Christ. And we are writing these things so that our joy may be complete. This is the message we have heard from him and proclaim to you, that God is light, and in him is no darkness at all.

1 Peter 1:23 ESV / 10 helpful votes

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

James 1:21 ESV / 10 helpful votes

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

Matthew 24:35 ESV / 10 helpful votes

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

Isaiah 28:10-12 ESV / 10 helpful votes

For it is precept upon precept, precept upon precept, line upon line, line upon line, here a little, there a little.” For by people of strange lips and with a foreign tongue the Lord will speak to this people, to whom he has said, “This is rest; give rest to the weary; and this is repose”; yet they would not hear.

Hebrews 10:7 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Then I said, ‘Behold, I have come to do your will, O God, as it is written of me in the scroll of the book.’”

2 Timothy 2:19 ESV / 9 helpful votes

But God's firm foundation stands, bearing this seal: “The Lord knows those who are his,” and, “Let everyone who names the name of the Lord depart from iniquity.”

Luke 8:5-15 ESV / 9 helpful votes

“A sower went out to sow his seed. And as he sowed, some fell along the path and was trampled underfoot, and the birds of the air devoured it. And some fell on the rock, and as it grew up, it withered away, because it had no moisture. And some fell among thorns, and the thorns grew up with it and choked it. And some fell into good soil and grew and yielded a hundredfold.” As he said these things, he called out, “He who has ears to hear, let him hear.” And when his disciples asked him what this parable meant, ...

Mark 13:31 ESV / 9 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 20:15 ESV / 9 helpful votes

There is gold and abundance of costly stones, but the lips of knowledge are a precious jewel.

Joshua 1:8 ESV / 9 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.

1 John 2:7 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Beloved, I am writing you no new commandment, but an old commandment that you had from the beginning. The old commandment is the word that you have heard.

John 17:20 ESV / 8 helpful votes

“I do not ask for these only, but also for those who will believe in me through their word,

1 Peter 4:11 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Whoever speaks, as one who speaks oracles of God; whoever serves, as one who serves by the strength that God supplies—in order that in everything God may be glorified through Jesus Christ. To him belong glory and dominion forever and ever. Amen.

Philippians 1:27 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Only let your manner of life be worthy of the gospel of Christ, so that whether I come and see you or am absent, I may hear of you that you are standing firm in one spirit, with one mind striving side by side for the faith of the gospel,

Ephesians 5:26 ESV / 7 helpful votes

That he might sanctify her, having cleansed her by the washing of water with the word,

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