100 Bible Verses about The Word Of God

Hebrews 4:12 ESV / 82 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 3:16-17 ESV / 54 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.

Matthew 4:4 ESV / 54 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.’”

Isaiah 55:11 ESV / 50 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.

John 17:17 ESV / 45 helpful votes

Sanctify them in the truth; your word is truth.

Ephesians 6:17 ESV / 44 helpful votes

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

John 6:63 ESV / 42 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.

Jeremiah 23:29 ESV / 39 helpful votes

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

Psalm 119:105 ESV / 39 helpful votes

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

Romans 10:17 ESV / 34 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 30:5 ESV / 33 helpful votes

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

2 Timothy 3:16 ESV / 32 helpful votes

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

1 Thessalonians 2:13 ESV / 32 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 / 32 helpful votes

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

1 Peter 1:23 ESV / 28 helpful votes

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

Isaiah 40:8 ESV / 27 helpful votes

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

2 Timothy 2:15 ESV / 25 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.

Joshua 1:8 ESV / 25 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.

Colossians 3:16 ESV / 24 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 15:3 ESV / 24 helpful votes

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

Psalm 119:11 ESV / 24 helpful votes

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

Psalm 119:130 ESV / 23 helpful votes

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

Revelation 1:2 ESV / 20 helpful votes

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

James 1:21 ESV / 20 helpful votes

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

Luke 11:28 ESV / 20 helpful votes

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

Jeremiah 15:16 ESV / 20 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.

Proverbs 30:5-6 ESV / 17 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.

Psalm 119:89 ESV / 17 helpful votes

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

Job 23:12 ESV / 17 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.

1 John 2:14 ESV / 16 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.

1 Peter 2:2 ESV / 16 helpful votes

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

James 1:22 ESV / 16 helpful votes

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

2 Timothy 2:9 ESV / 16 helpful votes

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

Romans 15:4 ESV / 16 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.

Acts 17:11 ESV / 16 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 15:7 ESV / 16 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 10:35 ESV / 16 helpful votes

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

John 1:14 ESV / 16 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.

Luke 24:45 ESV / 16 helpful votes

Then he opened their minds to understand the Scriptures,

Matthew 24:35 ESV / 16 helpful votes

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

Psalm 12:6 ESV / 16 helpful votes

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

2 Peter 3:16 ESV / 13 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.

Hebrews 1:3 ESV / 12 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,

Hebrews 1:1 ESV / 12 helpful votes

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

Romans 1:16 ESV / 12 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.

Acts 20:32 ESV / 12 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 8:31 ESV / 12 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 7:38 ESV / 12 helpful votes

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

John 5:39 ESV / 12 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,

Luke 24:27 ESV / 12 helpful votes

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

Matthew 7:24 ESV / 12 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.

Psalm 119:18 ESV / 12 helpful votes

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

Psalm 119:9 ESV / 12 helpful votes

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

Psalm 33:4 ESV / 12 helpful votes

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

Psalm 1:2 ESV / 12 helpful votes

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

1 Chronicles 16:11 ESV / 12 helpful votes

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

2 Samuel 23:2 ESV / 12 helpful votes

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

2 Samuel 22:31 ESV / 12 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.

Joshua 1:8-9 ESV / 12 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.”

Deuteronomy 8:3 ESV / 12 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 16:13 ESV / 11 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.

Deuteronomy 4:2 ESV / 10 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.

Revelation 22:19 ESV / 8 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.

Revelation 22:18 ESV / 8 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 1:1-20 ESV / 8 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 ...

Revelation 1:1 ESV / 8 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 Peter 1:20 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Knowing this first of all, that no prophecy of Scripture comes from someone's own interpretation.

2 Peter 1:4 ESV / 8 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.

1 Peter 1:25 ESV / 8 helpful votes

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

1 Peter 1:23-25 ESV / 8 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.

James 1:21-23 ESV / 8 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.

James 1:18 ESV / 8 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.

Hebrews 6:5 ESV / 8 helpful votes

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

2 Timothy 4:1-5 ESV / 8 helpful votes

I charge you in the presence of God and of Christ Jesus, who is to judge the living and the dead, and by his appearing and his kingdom: preach the word; be ready in season and out of season; reprove, rebuke, and exhort, with complete patience and teaching. 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, and will turn away from listening to the truth and wander off into myths. As for you, always be sober-minded, endure suffering, do the work of an evangelist, fulfill your ministry.

2 Timothy 3:15-17 ESV / 8 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.

1 Timothy 2:11-15 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Let a woman learn quietly with all submissiveness. I do not permit a woman to teach or to exercise authority over a man; rather, she is to remain quiet. For Adam was formed first, then Eve; and Adam was not deceived, but the woman was deceived and became a transgressor. Yet she will be saved through childbearing—if they continue in faith and love and holiness, with self-control.

Philippians 2:16 ESV / 8 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.

Philippians 2:14-16 ESV / 8 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 5:25-26 ESV / 8 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,

Ephesians 5:3 ESV / 8 helpful votes

But sexual immorality and all impurity or covetousness must not even be named among you, as is proper among saints.

2 Corinthians 4:2 ESV / 8 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 Corinthians 1:9 ESV / 8 helpful votes

God is faithful, by whom you were called into the fellowship of his Son, Jesus Christ our Lord.

Romans 6:23 ESV / 8 helpful votes

For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.

John 17:1-26 ESV / 8 helpful votes

When Jesus had spoken these words, he lifted up his eyes to heaven, and said, “Father, the hour has come; glorify your Son that the Son may glorify you, since you have given him authority over all flesh, to give eternal life to all whom you have given him. And this is eternal life, that they know you the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom you have sent. I glorified you on earth, having accomplished the work that you gave me to do. And now, Father, glorify me in your own presence with the glory that I had with you before the world existed. ...

John 14:6 ESV / 8 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 / 8 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 8:31-32 ESV / 8 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.”

John 5:24 ESV / 8 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 2:22 ESV / 8 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.

Mark 13:31 ESV / 8 helpful votes

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

Matthew 22:29 ESV / 8 helpful votes

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

Matthew 7:21-23 ESV / 8 helpful votes

“Not everyone who says to me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter the kingdom of heaven, but the one who does the will of my Father who is in heaven. On that day many will say to me, ‘Lord, Lord, did we not prophesy in your name, and cast out demons in your name, and do many mighty works in your name?’ And then will I declare to them, ‘I never knew you; depart from me, you workers of lawlessness.’

Matthew 4:10 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Then Jesus said to him, “Be gone, Satan! For it is written, “‘You shall worship the Lord your God and him only shall you serve.’”

Zechariah 1:1 ESV / 8 helpful votes

In the eighth month, in the second year of Darius, the word of the Lord came to the prophet Zechariah, the son of Berechiah, son of Iddo, saying,

Amos 8:11 ESV / 8 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.

Jeremiah 8:9 ESV / 8 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?

Isaiah 55:10-11 ESV / 8 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.

Isaiah 1:10 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Hear the word of the Lord, you rulers of Sodom! Give ear to the teaching of our God, you people of Gomorrah!

Psalm 147:19 ESV / 8 helpful votes

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

Psalm 119:160 ESV / 8 helpful votes

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

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