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Famous Bible Quotes

Welcome to our page of famous Bible quotes. They are sorted according popular categories. You can skim down the page or you can simply click on the category title to take you immediately to that place. I trust you will enjoy this selection of Scripture quotations. Note: Unless otherwise stated all verses are from the NIV.

One word of caution, however. As students of the Feed Yourself course know, context is extremely important in correctly understanding Bible verses. Take time to look up the verses and read the surrounding context.

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Bible quotes on Committment

"...choose for yourselves this day whom you will serve...but as for me and my house, we will serve the Lord." Jos. 24:15

But Ruth replied," Don't urge me to leave you or turn back from you. Where you go I will go, and where you stay I will stay. Your people will be my people and your God my God. Where you die I will die, ad there I will be buried. May the Lord deal with me, be it ever so severely, if anything but death separates you and me." Ruth 1:16-17

Then Esther sent this reply to Mordecai: 'Go, gather together all the Jews who are in Susa, and fast for me. Do not eat or drink for three days, night or day. I and my maids will fast as you do. When this is done, I will go to the king, even through it is against the law. And if I perish, I perish." Esther 4:15-16

Bible quotes on Education

"Only be careful, and watch yourselves closely so that you do not forget the things your eyes have see or let them slip from your heart as long as you live. Teach them to your Children and to their children after them." Deut. 4:9

"Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength. These commandments that I give you today are to be upon your hearts. Impress them on your children. Talk about them when you sit at home and when you walk along the road, when you lie down and when you get up. Tie them as symbols on your hands and bind them on your foreheads. Write them on the doorframes of your houses and on your gates." Deut. 6:5-9

"Their children, who do not know this law, must hear it and learn to fear the Lord your God as long as you live in the land you are crossing the Jordon to possess." Deut. 31:13

Bible quotes on Fools

The fool says in his heart, "There is no God." Ps. 53:1

Bible quotes on Forgiveness

Cleanse me with hyssop, and I will be clean; wash me, and I will be whiter than snow. Ps. 51:7

If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins and purify us from all unrighteousness. 1 John 1:9, NIV

Bible quotes on God's Character

Here is a list of famous Bible Quotes.

"For the Lord your God is a consuming fire, a jealous God." Deut. 4:24

"Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is One." Deut. 6:4

"Know therefore that the Lord your God is God; He is the faithful God, keeping his covenant of love to a thousand generations of those who love Him and keep His commands. But those who hate Him He will repay to their face by destruction; He will not be slow to repay to their face those who hate Him. Deut. 7:9-10

"He is the Rock, His works are perfect, and all His ways are just. A faithful God who does no wrong, upright and just is He." Deut. 32:4

"The Lord will judge His people and have compassion on His servants when He sees their strength is gone...See Now that I Myself an He! There is no god besides Me. I put to death and I bring to life, I have wounded and I will heal, and no one can deliver out of My hand." Deut. 32:36-39

"Those who honor Me I will honor, but those who despise Me will be distained." 1 Sam. 2:30

For the Lord is righteous, He loves justice; upright men will see His face." Ps. 11:7

But I trust in Your unfailing love; my heart rejoices in Your salvation. Ps. 13:5

To the faithful You show Yourself faithful, to the blameless You show Yourself blameless, to the pure You show Yourself pure, but to the crooked You show Yourself shrewd. You save the humble but bring low those whose eyes are haughty. Ps. 18:25-26

But You, O Lord, are a compassionate and gracious God, slow to anger, abounding in love and faithfulness. Ps. 86:15

Bible quotes on God's Way

"Consecrate yourselves and be holy, because I am the Lord your God. Keep My decrees and follow them. I am the Lord, Who makes you holy." Lev. 20:7

"Not by might nor by power, but by My Spirit." says the Lord Almighty. Zec. 4:6

"And now, O Israel, what does the Lord your God ask of you but to fear the Lord your God, to walk in all His ways, to love Him, to serve the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul, and to observe the Lord's commands and decrees that I am giving you today for your own good?" Deut. 10:12-13

Bible quotes on Sin

"But if you do not do what is right, sin is crouching at your door; it desires to have you, but you must master it." God to Cain Gen. 4:7

"You must distinguish between the holy and the common, between the unclean and the clean." God to Aaron Lev. 10:10

"For rebellion is like the sin of divination, and arrogance is like the evil of idolatry..." Samuel to King Saul 1 Sam. 15:23

Bible quotes on Warnings

"...be careful that you do not forget the Lord, Who brought you out of Egypt, out of the land of slavery." Deut. 6:12

"When you have eaten and are satisfied, praise the Lord your God for the good land His has given you. Be careful that you do not forget the Lord your God, failing to observe His commands, His laws and His decrees that I am giving you this day." Deut. 8:10-11

"Because you did not serve the Lord your God joyfully and gladly in the time of prosperity, therefore in hunger and thirst, in nakedness and dire poverty, you will serve the enemies the Lord sends against you." Deut. 28:47-48

Bible quotes on Wisdom

"Observe them [God's laws] carefully, for this will show your wisdom and understanding to the nations, who will hear about all these decrees and say, "Surely this nations is a wise and understanding people." Deut. 4:6

The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom; all who follow His precepts have good understanding. To Him belongs eternal praise. Ps. 111:10

Who ever would live life and see good days must keep his tongue from evil and his lips from deceitful speech. 1 Pet. 3:10

Bible quotes on Word Of God

"...man does not live on bread alone but on every word that comes from the mouth of the Lord." Deut. 8:3

"...the word is very near you; it is in your mouth and in your heart so you may obey it." Deut. 30:14

"They are not just idle words for you - they are your life." Deut. 32:47

"Do not let this Book of the Law depart from your mouth; mediate on it day and night, so that you may be careful to do everything written in it. Then you will be prosperous and successful." Jos. 1:8

The law of the LORD is perfect, reviving the soul. The statutes of the LORD are trustworthy, making wise the simple. The precepts of the LORD are right, giving joy to the heart. The commands of the LORD are radiant, giving light to the eyes. The fear of the LORD is pure, enduring forever. The ordinances of the LORD are sure and altogether righteous. They are more precious than gold, than much pure gold; they are sweeter than honey, than honey from the comb. By them is your servant warned; in keeping them there is great reward. Ps. 19:7-11

I have hidden Your word in my heart that I might not sin against You. Ps. 119:11

How sweet are Your words to my taste, sweeter than honey to my mouth! I gain understanding from Your precepts; therefore I hate every wrong path. Ps. 119:103-104

...for you have exalted above all things Your name and Your word." Ps. 138:2

Bible quotes on Work

The Lord your God has blessed you in all the work of your hands. Deut. 2:7

Do you see a man skillful in his work? He will serve before kings. Pr. 22:29

Whatever your hand finds to do, do it with all your might. Ecc. 9:10

Each will be rewarded according to his own labor. For we are God's fellow workers. 1 Cor. 3:8

The elders who direct the affairs of the church well are worthy of double honor, especially those whose work is preaching and teaching. 1 Tim. 5:17

God is not unjust; He will not forget your work and the love you have shown Him as you have helped His people and continue to help them. Heb. 6:10

More Bible quotes are found on our Inspirational Bible Verses page.

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