The Bible Quotes and Quotations
Fear is the denomination of the Old Testament; belief is the denomination of the New.
The English of the Bible has a pithiness and raciness, a homely tang, a terse sententiousness, an idiomatic flavour which comes home to men's business and bosoms ... a nobility of diction and ... a rhythmic quality . . . unrivaled in its beauty.
The next day John seeth Jesus coming unto him and saith. Behold the Lamb of God, which taketh away the sins of the world.
That kind of so-called housekeeping where they have six Bibles and no cork-screw.
The total absence of humour in the Bible is one of the most singular things in all literature.
The Old and New Testaments are the Great Code of Art.
The fathers have eaten a sour grape, and the children's teeth are set on edge.
I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith.
I am fearfully and wonderfully made.
The whole head is sick, and the whole heart faint.
It is better to dwell in a corner of the housetop, than with a brawling woman in a wide house.
Oh my Father, if it be possible, let this cup pass from me: nevertheless, not as I will, but as thou wilt.
A prophet is not without honour, save in his own country.
Be not curious in unnecessary matters: for more things are shewed unto thee than men understand.
Seek not out the things that are too hard for thee, neither search the things that are above thy strength.
How beautiful upon the mountains are the feet of him that bringeth good tidings, that publisheth peace.
His countenance was like lightning, and his raiment white as snow.
Ye have not chosen me, but I have chosen you.
Be not deceived; God is not mocked: for whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap.
Watchman, what of the night?
Man goeth to his long home, and the mourners go about the streets.
The letter killeth, but the spirit giveth life.
For if the trumpet give an uncertain sound, who shall prepare himself to the battle?
Borne the burden and heat of the day.
The wilderness and the solitary place shall be glad for them and the desert shall rejoice, and blossom as the rose.
Entreat me not to leave thee, or to return from following after thee; for whither thou goest, I will go; and where thou lodgest, I will lodge; thy people shall be my people and thy God my God: where thou diest will I die, and there will I be buried; the Lord do so to me, and more also, if ought but death part thee and me.
We have piped unto you, and ye have not danced; we have mourned to you, and ye have not wept.
I know thy works, that thou art neither cold nor hot: I would thou wert cold or hot.
They are as stubble before the wind, and as chaff that the storm carrieth away.
Neither do men light a candle and put it under a bushel, but on a candlestick; and it giveth light unto all that are in the house.
Bone of my bones, and flesh of my flesh: she shall be called woman.
When caught reading the Bible, W.C. Fields said T'm looking for loopholes.' The Bible is nothing but a succession of civil rights struggles by the Jewish people against their oppressors.
Out of the mouths of babes and sucklings hast thou ordained strength.
Unto everyone that hath shall be given, and he shall have abundance: but from him that hath not shall be taken away even that which he hath.
He that is not with me is against me.
Man is born unto trouble, as the sparks fly upward.
For what is your life? It is even a vapour, that appeareth for a little time, and then vanisheth away.
My days are swifter than a weaver's shuttle.
I know thy pride, and the naughtiness of thine heart.
The bible should be taught so early and so thoroughly that it sinks straight to the bottom of the mind where everything that comes along can settle on it.