Here are 28 Bible verses about literacy from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible (King James Version), sorted from most to least relevant.
1 Timothy 4:13 KJV
Till I come, give attendance to reading, to exhortation, to doctrine.
Nehemiah 8:2 KJV
And Ezra the priest brought the law before the congregation both of men and women, and all that could hear with understanding, upon the first day of the seventh month.
Luke 1:63 KJV
And he asked for a writing table, and wrote, saying, His name is John. And they marvelled all.
2 Kings 5:7 KJV
And it came to pass, when the king of Israel had read the letter, that he rent his clothes, and said, Am I God, to kill and to make alive, that this man doth send unto me to recover a man of his leprosy? wherefore consider, I pray you, and see how he seeketh a quarrel against me.
John 19:20 KJV
This title then read many of the Jews: for the place where Jesus was crucified was nigh to the city: and it was written in Hebrew, and Greek, and Latin.
Jeremiah 51:61 KJV
And Jeremiah said to Seraiah, When thou comest to Babylon, and shalt see, and shalt read all these words;
Colossians 4:16 KJV
And when this epistle is read among you, cause that it be read also in the church of the Laodiceans; and that ye likewise read the epistle from Laodicea.
Ezra 4:18 KJV
The letter which ye sent unto us hath been plainly read before me.
Jeremiah 36:4 KJV
Then Jeremiah called Baruch the son of Neriah: and Baruch wrote from the mouth of Jeremiah all the words of the LORD, which he had spoken unto him, upon a roll of a book.
Acts 15:27 KJV
We have sent therefore Judas and Silas, who shall also tell you the same things by mouth.
Joshua 18:9 KJV
And the men went and passed through the land, and described it by cities into seven parts in a book, and came again to Joshua to the host at Shiloh.
Ephesians 3:4 KJV
Whereby, when ye read, ye may understand my knowledge in the mystery of Christ)
John 8:8 KJV
And again he stooped down, and wrote on the ground.
1 Thessalonians 5:27 KJV
I charge you by the Lord that this epistle be read unto all the holy brethren.
Luke 4:16 KJV
And he came to Nazareth, where he had been brought up: and, as his custom was, he went into the synagogue on the sabbath day, and stood up for to read.
Jeremiah 29:29 KJV
And Zephaniah the priest read this letter in the ears of Jeremiah the prophet.
Acts 8:28 KJV
Was returning, and sitting in his chariot read Esaias the prophet.
2 Corinthians 1:13 KJV
For we write none other things unto you, than what ye read or acknowledge; and I trust ye shall acknowledge even to the end;
Deuteronomy 31:24-26 KJV
And it came to pass, when Moses had made an end of writing the words of this law in a book, until they were finished, That Moses commanded the Levites, which bare the ark of the covenant of the LORD, saying, Take this book of the law, and put it in the side of the ark of the covenant of the LORD your God, that it may be there for a witness against thee.
Romans 16:22 KJV
I Tertius, who wrote this epistle, salute you in the Lord.
Acts 13:15 KJV
And after the reading of the law and the prophets the rulers of the synagogue sent unto them, saying, Ye men and brethren, if ye have any word of exhortation for the people, say on.
2 Kings 19:14 KJV
And Hezekiah received the letter of the hand of the messengers, and read it: and Hezekiah went up into the house of the LORD, and spread it before the LORD.
Isaiah 29:12 KJV
And the book is delivered to him that is not learned, saying, Read this, I pray thee: and he saith, I am not learned.
Nehemiah 9:38 KJV
And because of all this we make a sure covenant, and write it; and our princes, Levites, and priests, seal unto it.
1 Chronicles 28:19 KJV
All this, said David, the LORD made me understand in writing by his hand upon me, even all the works of this pattern.
Revelation 1:3 KJV
Blessed is he that readeth, and they that hear the words of this prophecy, and keep those things which are written therein: for the time is at hand.
2 Kings 22:8-10 KJV
And Hilkiah the high priest said unto Shaphan the scribe, I have found the book of the law in the house of the LORD. And Hilkiah gave the book to Shaphan, and he read it. And Shaphan the scribe came to the king, and brought the king word again, and said, Thy servants have gathered the money that was found in the house, and have delivered it into the hand of them that do the work, that have the oversight of the house of the LORD. And Shaphan the scribe shewed the king, saying, Hilkiah the priest hath delivered me a book. And Shaphan read it before the king.
2 Kings 23:2 KJV
And the king went up into the house of the LORD, and all the men of Judah and all the inhabitants of Jerusalem with him, and the priests, and the prophets, and all the people, both small and great: and he read in their ears all the words of the book of the covenant which was found in the house of the LORD.