5638 writing

5638 writing

A form of communication, including the writing of books, letters and scrolls. Many kinds of materials have been written on. Figuratively speaking, the heart can be written on.

Uses of writing

Books Jer 30:2 See also Lk 1:3

The law Dt 31:24 See also Jos 24:26; 2Ki 23:21

Annals and records 1Ki 11:41 See also 2Ki 12:19; 1Ch 29:29; 2Ch 35:25

Agreements Ne 9:38

Legal documents Dt 24:1; Mk 10:4

Letters 2Sa 11:14; Ro 16:22; Col 4:18 In those days the sender would add a few words to a letter dictated to and written by a secretary. See also 1Ki 21:8-11; Est 3:12; Gal 6:11; 2Pe 3:1

Writing materials

Stone Ex 32:15-16 See also Dt 27:2-3; Job 19:24

Wood Nu 17:2-3; Dt 6:9

Metal Zec 14:20

Walls Da 5:5-8

Writing tablets Hab 2:2; Lk 1:63

Scrolls Dt 17:18; Rev 1:11 See also Ex 17:14; Nu 5:23; Job 19:23; Isa 8:1; Jer 36:18; Jer 51:60

Writing kits

Eze 9:2-3 See also Eze 9:11; 2Jn 12; 3Jn 13

God writes

The law Ex 31:18; Ex 32:15-16; Ex 34:1

Figurative writing of God Ps 139:16 See also Ps 87:6; Lk 10:20

Jesus Christ writes

Jn 8:6

Writing on the heart

Jer 31:33 See also Heb 8:10; Heb 10:16
Ro 2:15 See also Pr 3:3; Pr 7:3; Jer 17:1; 2Co 3:2

General references to writing

Ge 5:1; Dt 31:19; Jos 18:4; 2Ch 35:4; Ps 102:18

See also

1610Scripture
4494papyrus
5175reading
5232book
5352inscriptions
5377law, Ten Commandments
5391letters
5393literacy
5439pen
5514scribes
5515scroll
5519secretary