Scripture words written for our learning, given by inspiration of God for edification

“To himthatexcelleth. A Psalm of David. The heavens declare the glory of God, and thefirmamentshoweth ye work of his hands.” (Psalms 19:1GenevaBible)
“1  Then God spake all these words, saying, 2 I am the Lord thy God, which have brought thee out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of bondage. 3 Thou shalt have none other Gods before me.” (Exodus 20:1-3GenevaBible)
“Thus saith the Lord God, It shall not stand, neither shall it be.” (Isaiah 7:7GenevaBible)“Then the Lord stretched out his hand and touched my mouth, and the Lord said unto me, Behold, I have put my words in thy mouth.” (Jeremiah 1:9 GenevaBible)

“Believest thou not, that I am in the Father, and the Father is in me? The words that I speak unto you, I speak not of myself: but the Father that dwelleth in me, he doeth the works.” (John 14:10 GenevaBible)

“And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God.” (Ephesians 6:17 GenevaBible)

“Moreover he said, I am the God of thy father, the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob. Then Moses hid his face: for he was afraid to look upon God.” (Exodus 3:6 GenevaBible)

“But we know that the Son of God is come, and hath gave us a mind to know him, which is true: and we are in him that is true, that is, in that his Son Jesus Christ: this same is that very God, and that eternal life.” (1 John 5:20 GenevaBible)

“Thou art worthy, O Lord, to receive glory and honor, and power: for thou hast created all things, and for thy wills sake they are, and have been created.” (Revelation 4:11 GenevaBible)

“2 Moreover God spake unto Moses, and said unto him, I am the Lord, 3 And I appeared unto Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob by the Name of Almighty God: but by my Name Jehovah was I not known unto them.” (Exodus 6:2-3 GenevaBible)

“13 But thou sayest, How should God know? can he judge through the dark cloud? 14 The clouds hide him that he cannot see, and he walketh in the circle of heaven.” (Job 22:13-14 GenevaBible)

“5 And the Levites said, even Jeshua and Kadmiel, Bani, Hashabniah, Sherebiah, Hodijah, Shebaniah and Pethahiah, Stand up, and praise the Lord your God forever, and ever, and let them praise thy glorious Name, O God, which excelleth above all thanksgiving and praise. 6 Thou art Lord alone: thou hast made heaven, and the heaven of all heavens, with all their host, the earth, and all things that are therein, the seas, and all that are in them, and thou preservest them all, and the host of the heaven worshippeth thee. 7 Thou art, O Lord, the God, that hast chosen Abram, and broughtest him out of Ur in Chaldeans, and madest his name Abraham,” (Nehemiah 9:5-7 GenevaBible)

“7  Hear, O my people, and I will speak: hear, O Israel, and I will testify unto thee: for I am God, even thy God. 8 I will not reprove thee for thy sacrifices, or thy burnt offerings, that have not been continually before me. 9 I will take no bullock out of thine house, nor goats out of thy folds. 10 For all the beasts of the forest are mine, and the beasts on a thousand mountains. 11 I know all the fowls on the mountains: and the wild beasts of the field are mine. 12 If I be hungry, I will not tell thee: for the world is mine, and all that therein is. 13 Will I eat the flesh of bulls? or drink the blood of goats? 14 Offer unto God praise, and pay thy vows unto the most High, 15 And call upon me in the day of trouble: so will I deliver thee, and thou shalt glorify me. 16  But unto the wicked said God, What hast thou to do to declare mine ordinances, that thou shouldest take my covenant in thy mouth, 17 Seeing thou hatest to be reformed, and hast cast my words behind thee?” (Psalms 50:7-17 GenevaBible)

“11 He therefore gave some to be Apostles, and some Prophets, and some Evangelists, and some Pastors, and Teachers, 12 For the repairing of the Saints, for the work of the ministry, and for the edification of the body of Christ, 13 Till we all meet together (in the unity of faith and that acknowledging of the Son of God) unto a perfect man, and unto the measure of the age of the fullness of Christ, 14 That we henceforth be no more children, wavering and carried about with every wind of doctrine, by the deceit of men, and with craftiness, whereby they lay in wait to deceive.” (Ephesians 4:11-14 GenevaBible)

“And I, brethren, when I came to you, came not with excellency of words, or of wisdom, showing unto you the testimony of God.” (1 Corinthians 2:1 GenevaBible)

“9 But as it is written, The things which eye hath not seen, neither ear hath heard, neither came into man’s heart, are, which God hath prepared for them that love him. 10 But God hath revealed them unto us by his Spirit: for the spirit searcheth all things, yea, the deep things of God.” (1 Corinthians 2:9-10 GenevaBible)

“14 But the natural man perceiveth not the things of the Spirit of God: for they are foolishness unto him: neither can he know them, because they are spiritually discerned. 15 But he that is spiritual, discerneth all things: yet he himself is judged of no man. 16 For who hath known the mind of the Lord, that he might instruct him? But we have the mind of Christ.” (1 Corinthians 2:14-16 GenevaBible)

“Who hath instructed ye Spirit of the Lord? or was his counselor or taught him?” (Isaiah 40:13 GenevaBible)

“5 Which in other ages was not opened unto the sons of men, as it is now revealed unto his holy Apostles and Prophets by the Spirit, 6 That the Gentiles should be inheritors also, and of the same body, and partakers of his promise in Christ by the Gospel,” (Ephesians 3:5-6 GenevaBible)

“That their hearts might be comforted, and they knit together in love, and in all riches of the full assurance of understanding, to know the mystery of God, even the Father, and of Christ:” (Colossians 2:2 GenevaBible)

“Speak not in the ears of a fool: for he will despise the wisdom of thy words.” (Proverbs 23:9 GenevaBible)

“1  These also be the last words of David, David the son of Ishai saith, even the man who was set up on high, the Anointed of the God of Jacob, and the sweet singer of Israel saith, 2 The Spirit of the Lord spake by me, and his word was in my tongue.” (2 Samuel 23:1-2 GenevaBible)

“Ye men and brethren, this scripture must needs have been fulfilled, which the holy Ghost by the mouth of David spake before of Judas, which was guide to them that took Jesus.” (Acts 1:16 GenevaBible)

“Therefore when they agreed not among themselves, they departed, after that Paul had spoken one word, to wit, Well spake the holy Ghost by Esaias the Prophet unto our fathers,” (Acts 28:25 GenevaBible)

“Searching when or what time the Spirit which testified before of Christ which was in them, should declare the sufferings that should come unto Christ, and the glory that should follow.” (1 Peter 1:11 GenevaBible)

“20 So that ye first know this, that no prophecy of the Scripture is of any private interpretation. 21 For the prophecy came not in old time by the will of man: but holy men of God spake as they were moved by the holy Ghost.” (2 Peter 1:20-21 GenevaBible)

“But the Comforter, which is the holy Ghost, whom the Father will send in my Name, he shall teach you all things, and bring all things to your remembrance, which I have told you.” (John 14:26 GenevaBible)

“16 For the whole Scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable to teach, to convince, to correct, and to instruct in righteousness, 17 That the man of God may be absolute, being made perfect unto all good works.” (2 Timothy 3:16-17 GenevaBible)

“For this cause also thank we God without ceasing, that when ye received the word of God, which ye heard of us, ye received it not as the word of men, but as it is indeed the word of God, which also worketh in you that believe.” (1 Thessalonians 2:13 GenevaBible)

“For whatsoever things are written aforetime, are written for our learning, that we through patience, and comfort of the Scriptures might have hope.” (Romans 15:4 GenevaBible)

“Now all these things came unto them for ensamples, and were written to admonish us, upon whom the ends of the world are come.” (1 Corinthians 10:11 GenevaBible)

“49 ZAIN. Remember the promise made to thy servant, wherein thou hast caused me to trust. 50  It is my comfort in my trouble: for thy promise hath quickened me.” (Psalms 119:49-50 GenevaBible)

“7 Wisdom is the beginning: get wisdom therefore: and above all thy possession get understanding. 8 Exalt her, and she shall exalt thee: she shall bring thee to honor, if thou embrace her. 9 She shall give a comely ornament unto thine head, yea, she shall give thee a crown of glory.” (Proverbs 4:7-9 GenevaBible)

“The heart of him that hath understanding, seeketh knowledge: but the mouth of the fool is fed with foolishness.” (Proverbs 15:14 GenevaBible)

“But he that received the seed in the good ground, is he that heareth the word, and understandeth it, which also beareth fruit, and bringeth forth, some an hundredfold, some sixtyfold, and some thirtyfold.” (Matthew 13:23 GenevaBible)

“But strong meat belongeth to them that are of age, which through long custom have their wits exercised, to discern both good and evil.” (Hebrews 5:14 GenevaBible)

“As for these four children, God gave them knowledge, and understanding in all learning and wisdom: also he gave Daniel understanding of all visions and dreams.” (Daniel 1:17 GenevaBible)

“There is no wisdom, neither understanding, nor counsel against the Lord.” (Proverbs 21:30 GenevaBible)

“Hear counsel and receive instruction, that thou mayest be wise in thy latter end.” (Proverbs 19:20 GenevaBible)

“7 Consider what I say: and the Lord give thee understanding in all things: 8  Remember that Jesus Christ, made of the seed of David, was raised again from the dead according to my Gospel, 9 Wherein I suffer trouble as an evil doer, even unto bonds: but the word of God is not bound. 10 Therefore I suffer all things, for the elects sake, that they might also obtain the salvation which is in Christ Jesus, with eternal glory.” (2 Timothy 2:7-10 GenevaBible)

“As thou hast given him power over all flesh, that he should give eternal life to all them that thou hast given him.” (John 17:2 GenevaBible)

“But we know that the Son of God is come, and hath gave us a mind to know him, which is true: and we are in him that is true, that is, in that his Son Jesus Christ: this same is that very God, and that eternal life.” (1 John 5:20 GenevaBible)

“2 For Kings, and for all that are in authority, that we may lead a quiet and a peaceable life, in all godliness and honesty. 3 For this is good and acceptable in the sight of God our Savior, 4 Who will that all men shall be saved, and come unto the acknowledging of the truth.” (1 Timothy 2:2-4 GenevaBible)


Geneva – Tomson Junius 1599 Bible translation

Geneva – Tomson Junius 1599 Bible translation


Other versions:

  1. Bible, sword of the Spirit to come into the unity of the faith and of the knowledge of the Son of God, unto a perfect man
  2. Bible, God speaking words profitable for doctrine, for reproof and for correction
  3. Bible, helmet of health, salvation and sword of the spirit
  4. Bible, helmet of salvation, God’s Words put in the mouth of prophets for perfecting, to reprove and correct
  5. Bible, God’s Word to edify (ERV)
  6. Toute l’Écriture divinement inspirée, écrit pour notre instruction
  7. Schriftwoord door God geïnspireerd bruikbaar voor onderricht en toerusting
  8. Schrift von Gott inspiriert und nützlich für Lehrmittel
  9. Bible, sword of the Spirit to come into the unity of the faith and of the knowledge of the Son of God, unto a perfect man
  10. Bible, God speaking words profitable for doctrine, for reproof and for correction


Additional articles:

  1. Unsure about relevance Bible
  2. Coming to understanding from sayings written long ago
  3. Appointed to be read
  4. Why believing the Bible
  5. No prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation
  6. Bringing Good News into the world
  7. Fools despise wisdom and instruction
  8. Looking for wisdom not departing from God’s Word
  9. Words to inspire and to give wisdom
  10. Eternal Word that tells everything
  11. Hearing words to accept
  12. Genuine message of salvation
  13. God who knows the heart
  14. The holy spirit will bring back to your minds all the things told
  15. True God giving His Word for getting wisdom
  16. Bric-a-brac of the Bible
  17. We should use the Bible every day
  18. Feed Your Faith Daily
  19. May reading the Bible provoke us into action to set our feet on the narrow way
  20. Forbidden fruit
  21. Power in the life of certain
  22. What English Bible do you use?


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