Search Bible
Click for Help   Click for QuickNav   Click for Advanced Search Options
Search KJV
Version Selector Down Arrow

Search a pre-defined list

OR Select a range of biblical books



OR Custom Selection:

Use semicolons to separate groups:
'Gen;Jdg;Psa-Mal' or 'Rom 3-12;Mat 1:15;Mat 5:12-22'

Your Bible Version is the KJV
Version Selector Up Arrow
KJV King James Version
NKJV New King James Version
NLT New Living Translation
NIV New International Version
ESV English Standard Version
CSB Christian Standard Bible
NASB New American Standard Bible
NET New English Translation
RSV Revised Standard Version
ASV American Standard Version
YLT Young's Literal Translation
DBY Darby Translation
WEB Webster's Bible
HNV Hebrew Names Version
RVR60 Reina-Valera 1960
VUL Latin Vulgate
WLC Westminster Leningrad Codex
LXX Septuagint
Go to Top
Link to This PageCite This Page
Version Selector Up Arrow
Version Selector Up Arrow

Cite this page

MLA format Copy link to clipboard

Note: MLA no longer requires the URL as part of their citation standard. Individual instructors or editors may still require the use of URLs.

APA format Copy link to clipboard
Chicago format Copy link to clipboard
Share this pageFollow the BLB
Version Selector Up Arrow

Share this page using one of these tools:




Or email this page to a friend:

Version Selector Up Arrow

Follow the Blue Letter Bible on:



Or subscribe to our Newsletter:

Printable Page
Choose a new font size and typeface

Customize your font sizeIncrease your font sizeDecrease your font sizeReturn to default font size

Choose a Bible text color
Read the Bible in blackRead the Bible in dark blueRead the Bible in blue

Customize your text type
Arial font
Trebuchet MS font
Georgia font
Times New Roman font

Customize your Hebrew text type
SBL Hebrew font
Times New Roman font
Arial font

Customize your Greek text type
Gentium font
Times New Roman font
Arial font

Close font preferences
The Blue Letter Bible
BLB Searches
Search the Bible
Search KJV
Version Selector Down Arrow

Advanced Options

Search a pre-defined list

OR Select a range of biblical books



OR Custom Selection:

Use semicolons to separate groups: 'Gen;Jdg;Psa-Mal' or 'Rom 3-12;Mat 1:15;Mat 5:12-22'


Advanced Options

Exact Match
Beginning of the Word
Any Part of the Word
Theological FAQs
Multi-Verse Retrieval
Search KJV
Version Selector Down Arrow

Line-By-Line Order:
Line-By-Line Verse-Reference  Verse-Reference
Line-By-Line Reference-Verse  Reference-Verse
Line-By-Line Separate Line  Separate Line
Line-By-Line Verse Only  Verse Only
Line-By-Line Reference Only  Reference Only
Reference Delimiters:
No Reference Delimiters  None — Jhn 1:1 KJV
Square Reference Delimiters  Square — [Jhn 1:1 KJV]
Curly Reference Delimiters  Curly — {Jhn 1:1 KJV}
Parenthesis Reference Delimiters  Parens — (Jhn 1:1 KJV)
Paragraph Order:
Paragraph Verse-Reference  Verse-Reference
Paragraph Reference-Verse  Reference-Verse
Paragraph Reference-Only  Reference-Only
Number Delimiters:*
No Verse Numbers  No Number
No Verse Delimeters  No Delimiter — 15
Square Verse Delimiters  Square — [15]
Curly Verse Delimiters  Curly — {15}
Parenthesis Verse Delimiters  Parens — (15)
Other Options:
Abbreviate Books  Abbreviate Books
Quotes Around Verses  Quotes around Verses
Remove Square Brackets  Remove Square Brackets
Sort Canonically  Sort Canonically

* 'Number Delimiters' only apply to 'Paragraph Order'

Let's Connect

Connect on Facebook Connect on Twitter Connect on Instagram Connect on Pinterest Connect on YouTube

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Daily Devotionals

Blue Letter Bible offers several daily devotional readings in order to help you refocus on Christ and the Gospel of His peace and righteousness.

Daily Bible Reading Plans

Recognizing the value of consistent reflection upon the Word of God in order to refocus one’s mind and heart upon Christ and His Gospel of peace, we provide several reading plans designed to cover the entire Bible in a year.

One-Year Plans

Two-Year Plan

Study Resources :: Charts and Outlines :: Words of Scripture Requiring Explanation

Words of Scripture Requiring Explanation

Text Common Version Modern Meaning
Gen 41:2 Kine Heifers
Exd 3:5 Shoes Sandals
Exd 3:22 Borrow Ask
Exd 4:24 Inn Lodging-place
Exd 5:4 Let Hinder
Exd 5:8 Tale Number
Exd 13:18 Harnessed In ranks
Exd 28:40 Bonnets Turbans
Exd 34:15 Whoring Astray
Exd 34:26 Seethe Boil
Exd 34:29 Wish Knew
Exd 35:11 Taches Clasps
Exd 37:29 Apothecary Perfumer
Exd 39:23 Habergeon Coat of Mail
Lev 2:1 Meat-offerings Wheat-offerings
Num 1:2 Polls One by one
Deu 11:30 Champaign Plain
Deu 16:1-4 Coast Districts
Jos 6:9 Rereward Rear
Jos 13:25 Children of Ammon Ammonites
Jos 20:3 Unwittingly Unintentionally
Jos 23:1 Stricken in age Advanced in years
Jdg 3:24 Covereth his feet Reposeth
Jdg 7:10 Host Camp army
Jdg 7:10 Fellow Comrade
Jdg 14:13 Shirts Sheets
Jdg 15:4 Foxes Jackals
Jdg 18:2 Children of Dan Danites
1Sa 1:15 Daughter of Belial Worthless woman
1Sa 2:5 Seven Many
1Sa 2:12 Sons of Belial Worthless men
1Sa 2:29 Kick Spurn
1Sa 3:18 Every whit Everything
1Sa 5:9 Secret Parts Inwardly
1Sa 8:12 Ear Till
1Sa 13:17 Spoilers Foragers
1Sa 13:20 Coultery Spade
1Sa 17:24 Carriage Baggage
1Sa 17:24 Sore Exceedingly, greatly
1Sa 17:39 Assayed Attempted
1Sa 22:17 Footman Guard
1Sa 26:5 Pitched Encamped
1Sa 26:11 Cruse Jug
1Sa 30:13 Agone Ago
2Sa 3:12 League Covenant
2Sa 17:10 Utterly melt Be utterly dismayed
2Sa 22:6 Prevented Surrounded
1Ki 2:8 Cursed Reviled
1Ki 3:7 Go out or come in Conduct affairs
1Ki 4:2 Princes Chief officers
1Ki 6:18 Knops Knobs
1Ki 7:16 Chapiters Capitals
1Ki 9:22 Rulers of chariots Charioteers
1Ki 10:26 Bestowed Stationed
1Ki 11:22 Howbeit Notwithstanding
1Ki 11:28 Charge Imposts
1Ki 14:3 Cracknels Cakes
1Ki 20:12, 16 Pavilions Booths
2Ki 4:43 Servitor Servant
2Ki 5:24 Tower Secret place
2Ki 24:16 Craftsmen Carpenters
1Ch 22:5 Magnifical Magnificient
2Ch 26:14 Habergeons Breastplates
Job 1:1 Perfect Sincere
Job 1:1 Eschewed Avoided
Job 3:12 Prevent Receive
Job 9:33 Daysman Umpire
Job 41:26 Habergeon Javelin
Psa 4:2 Leasing Falsehood, lying
Psa 7:10 Plate Crown
Psa 16:10 Soul in hell Body in the grave
Psa 44:19 Dragons Serpents
Psa 59:10 Prevent Come before--i.e., give timely aid
Psa 79:8 Prevent Succor
Psa 107:3 Minished Diminished
Psa 119:148 Prevent Anticipate
Ecc 4:4 Travail Labor
Isa 3:22 Wimples Shawls
Isa 3:22 Crisping-pins Purses
Isa 7:23 Silverlings Pieces of silver
Isa 30:24 Ear Till
Isa 31:3 Holpen Helped
Isa 44:9 Delectable Delightful
Jer 4:30 Rentest thy face Distend thine eyes
Jer 7:23 Fray Scare
Jer 10:22 Bruit Rumor
Eze 13:18 Sew pillows Apply cushions
Dan 3:21 Hosen Turbans
Zec 13:6 My fellows United to me
Mat 3:12 Fan Winnowing-shovel
Mat 5:46 Publicans Tax-gatherers
Mat 6:24 Mammon Riches
Mat 12:29 Garnished Set in order
Mat 13:20 Anon Immediately
Mat 17:12 Listed Chose
Mar 11:13 Haply Perhaps
Luk 2:49 Wish Know
Luk 7:1 Audience Hearing
Luk 12:58 Hale Drag
Luk 17:9 Trow Think
Act 1:2 Passion Suffering
Act 7:45 Jesus Joshua
Act 9:26 Assayed Attempted
Act 9:5 Pricks Goads
Act 10:42 Quick Living
Rom 1:13 Let Hindered
Rom 7:8 Concupiscence Evil desires
Rom 8:13 Mortify To kill
Rom 15:11 Laud Celebrate
1Cr 10:11 Ensamples Examples
1Cr 11:29 Unworthy Irreverently
1Cr 11:29 Damnation Condemnation
1Cr 13:1 Charity Love
2Cr 1:12 Conversation Behavior
2Cr 5:21 Sin Sin-offering
2Cr 8:1 Do you to wit Make known to you
1Th 4:15 Prevent Go up before
Hbr 1:1 Divers Various
Hbr 1:3 Person Substance
Hbr 2:11 Sanctifieth Expiateth
Hbr 4:8 Jesus Joshua
Jam 3:13 Good conversation Consistent conduct
Jam 3:4 Governor listeth Pilot chooseth
1Pe 2:2 Sincere Unadulterated
1Pe 3:11 Eschew Avoid
1Pe 3:11 Ensue Pursue
2Pe 3:12 Hastening unto Earnestly desiring
2Pe 3:9 Slack Slow
1Jo 2:17 Lust Desire
1Jo 2:20 Unction Anointing
1Jo 5:6, 8, 9 Witness Testimony
Rev 1:13 Candlestick Lamps
Rev 21:19 Garnished Adorned

The Blue Letter Bible ministry and the BLB Institute hold to the historical, conservative Christian faith, which includes a firm belief in the inerrancy of Scripture. Since the text and audio content provided by BLB represent a range of evangelical traditions, all of the ideas and principles conveyed in the resource materials are not necessarily affirmed, in total, by this ministry.


Bible Search

Multiverse Retrieval

LexiConc Search

FAQ Search

Browse Dictionary Topics

Bible Reference

Encyclopedias / Dictionaries

Introductions to the Bible

Topical Indexes

Charts and Outlines


Maps / Images

Bible Commentaries

Text Commentaries

Audio & Video Commentaries

Theological Resources

Articles / Books

Women's Resources

Don Stewart

BLB Theological

Creeds, Catechisms, and Confessions





Digital Books

Mobile Apps for iPhone / iPad

Mobile blb.org

BLB Offline CDs

Free Web Tools


Email Devotional Sign-Up

BLB Daily Promises

Day by Day by Grace

Morning and Evening

Daily Bible Reading Plan


Video Tutorials


Theological Questions

Website Support

iApp Support

General Questions


Sowing Circle

Co-Laboring Ministries


About the BLB

Statement of Faith




Ministry FAQs


Donation Information

Contact the BLB

Hotjar - Unlimited insights from your web and mobile sites

BLB Institute

BLB Blog

Email Newsletters



Blue Letter Bible study tools make reading, searching and studying the Bible easy and rewarding.

Blue Letter Bible is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization

©2018 Blue Letter Bible


Verse Tools Arrow

Email / username or password was incorrect!

Check your email for password retrieval

Enter Your
Email or Username




Did you forget your password?

Register a new BLB account

Why won't my login from the old site work?

Complete the form below to register  [?]

Error: That Email is already registered

Error: Please provide a valid Email

Error: Passwords should have at least 6 characters

Error: Passwords do not match

Error: Please provide a valid first name

Error: That username is already taken

Error: Usernames should only contain letters, numbers, dots, dashes, or underscores

Enter Your EmailUsername

First Name


[ Cancel ]


Passwords should have at least 6 characters.
Usernames should only contain letters, numbers, dots, dashes, or underscores.

Thank you for registering. A verification email has been sent to the address you provided.

Error: That Email / Username is not registered

Enter Your Email or Username


Return to Login

Close Login