Names for the Word of God

Names for the Word of God

The Bible has a number of names for itself, and reading them might be confusing if you’re not familiar with them. Here’s a list of the names the Bible uses to reference itself and a few passages for each to give you context.

  • Book (Gen. 5:1, Ps. 40:7, Matt. 1:1, Luke 4:17)
  • Book of the Law (Deut. 31:26)
  • Book of the Lord (Isa. 34:16)
  • Good word of God (Heb. 6:5)
  • Gospel of Christ (Rom.1:16)
  • Holy Scriptures (Rom. 1:2; 2 Tim. 3:15)
  • Law and the Prophets (Matt. 5:17; 11:13; Acts 13:15)
  • Law of Moses, the Prophets, and the Psalms (Luke 24:25,44)
  • Law of the Lord (Ps. 1:2, 19:7)
  • Lively (living) Oracles (words) (Acts 7:38)
  • Message of Christ (Colossians 3:16)
  • Oracles of God (Rom. 3:2; Heb. 5:12; I Pet. 4:11)
  • Promises (Rom. 9:4-5; 15:8)
  • Scripture of Truth (Dan.10:21)
  • Scripture(s) (Mark 15:28; Luke 24:27,32; John 5:39; Acts 17:11; 2 Tim. 3:16-17)
  • Scroll (Psalm 40:7)
  • Sword of the Spirit (Eph. 6:17)
  • Truth (John 17:17)
  • Word of Christ (Col. 3:16)
  • Word of God (Mark 7:13; Rom. 10:17; Heb. 4:12)
  • Word of Life (Phil 2:16)
  • Word of Truth (2 Tim. 2:15)
  • Words of the Lord (Ps. 12:6)

 

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