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Verb graphō (to write) in the Gospels-Acts

(Translation from NRSV for the New Testament with a few modifications for a more litteral meaning)


Matthew

2: 5They told him, "In Bethlehem of Judea; for so it has been written (graphō) by the prophet:
4: 4But he answered, "It is written (graphō), 'One does not live by bread alone, but by every word that comes from the mouth of God.'"
4: 6saying to him, "If you are the Son of God, throw yourself down; for it is written (graphō), 'He will command his angels concerning you,' and 'On their hands they will bear you up, so that you will not dash your foot against a stone.'"
4: 7Jesus said to him, "Again it is written (graphō), 'Do not put the Lord your God to the test.'"
4: 10Jesus said to him, "Away with you, Satan! for it is written (graphō), 'Worship the Lord your God, and serve only him.'"
11: 10This is the one about whom it is written (graphō), 'See, I am sending my messenger ahead of you, who will prepare your way before you.'
21: 13He said to them, "It is written (graphō), 'My house shall be called a house of prayer'; but you are making it a den of robbers."
26: 24The Son of Man goes as it is written (graphō) of him, but woe to that one by whom the Son of Man is betrayed! It would have been better for that one not to have been born."
26: 31Then Jesus said to them, "You will all become deserters because of me this night; for it is written (graphō), 'I will strike the shepherd, and the sheep of the flock will be scattered.'
27: 37Over his head was written (graphō) the charge against him, which read, "This is Jesus, the King of the Jews."

Mark

1: 2As it is written (graphō) in the prophet Isaiah, "See, I am sending my messenger ahead of you, who will prepare your way;
7: 6He said to them, "Isaiah prophesied rightly about you hypocrites, as it is written (graphō), 'This people honors me with their lips, but their hearts are far from me;
9: 12He said to them, "Elijah is indeed coming first to restore all things. How then is it written (graphō) about the Son of Man, that he is to go through many sufferings and be treated with contempt?
9: 13But I tell you that Elijah has come, and they did to him whatever they pleased, as it is written (graphō) about him."
10: 5But Jesus said to them, "Because of your hardness of heart he wrote (graphō) this commandment for you.
11: 17He was teaching and saying, "Is it not written (graphō), 'My house shall be called a house of prayer for all the nations'? But you have made it a den of robbers."
12: 19"Teacher, Moses wrote (graphō) for us that if a man's brother dies, leaving a wife but no child, the man shall marry the widow and raise up children for his brother.
14: 21For the Son of Man goes as it is written (graphō) of him, but woe to that one by whom the Son of Man is betrayed! It would have been better for that one not to have been born."
14: 27And Jesus said to them, "You will all become deserters; for it is written (graphō), 'I will strike the shepherd, and the sheep will be scattered.'

Luke

1: 3I too decided, after investigating everything carefully from the very first, to write (graphō) an orderly account for you, most excellent Theophilus,
1: 63He asked for a tablet and wrote (graphō), "His name is John." And all of them were amazed.
2: 23(as it is written (graphō) in the law of the Lord, "Every firstborn male shall be designated as holy to the Lord"),
3: 4as it is written (graphō) in the book of the words of the prophet Isaiah, "The voice of one crying out in the wilderness: 'Prepare the way of the Lord, make his paths straight.
4: 4Jesus answered him, "It is written (graphō), 'One does not live by bread alone.'"
4: 8Jesus answered him, "It is written (graphō), 'Worship the Lord your God, and serve only him.'"
4: 10for it is written (graphō), 'He will command his angels concerning you, to protect you,'
4: 17and the scroll of the prophet Isaiah was given to him. He unrolled the scroll and found the place where it was written (graphō):
7: 27This is the one about whom it is written (graphō), 'See, I am sending my messenger ahead of you, who will prepare your way before you.'
10: 26He said to him, "What is written (graphō) in the law? What do you read there?"
16: 6He answered, 'A hundred jugs of olive oil.' He said to him, 'Take your bill, sit down quickly, and write (graphō) fifty.'
16: 7Then he asked another, 'And how much do you owe?' He replied, 'A hundred containers of wheat.' He said to him, 'Take your bill and write (graphō) eighty.'
18: 31Then he took the twelve aside and said to them, "See, we are going up to Jerusalem, and everything that is written (graphō) about the Son of Man by the prophets will be accomplished.
19: 46and he said, "It is written (graphō), 'My house shall be a house of prayer'; but you have made it a den of robbers."
20: 17But he looked at them and said, "What then does what has been written (graphō) mean: 'The stone that the builders rejected has become the cornerstone'?
20: 28and asked him a question, "Teacher, Moses wrote (graphō) for us that if a man's brother dies, leaving a wife but no children, the man shall marry the widow and raise up children for his brother.
21: 22for these are days of vengeance, as a fulfillment of all that is written (graphō).
22: 37For I tell you, this scripture must be fulfilled in me, 'And he was counted among the lawless'; and indeed what is written (graphō) about me is being fulfilled."
24: 44Then he said to them, "These are my words that I spoke to you while I was still with you - that everything written (graphō) about me in the law of Moses, the prophets, and the psalms must be fulfilled."
24: 46and he said to them, "Thus it is written (graphō), that the Messiah is to suffer and to rise from the dead on the third day,

John

1: 45Philip found Nathanael and said to him, "We have found him about whom Moses in the law and also the prophets wrote (graphō), Jesus son of Joseph from Nazareth."
2: 17His disciples remembered that it was written (graphō), "Zeal for your house will consume me."
5: 46If you believed Moses, you would believe me, for he wrote (graphō) about me.
6: 31Our ancestors ate the manna in the wilderness; as it is written (graphō), 'He gave them bread from heaven to eat.'"
6: 45It is written (graphō) in the prophets, 'And they shall all be taught by God.' Everyone who has heard and learned from the Father comes to me.
8: 8And once again he bent down and wrote (graphō) on the ground.
8: 17In your law it is written (graphō) that the testimony of two witnesses is valid.
10: 34Jesus answered, "Is it not written (graphō) in your law, 'I said, you are gods'?
12: 14Jesus found a young donkey and sat on it; as it is written (graphō):
12: 16His disciples did not understand these things at first; but when Jesus was glorified, then they remembered that these things had been written (graphō) of him and had been done to him.
15: 25It was to fulfill the word that is written (graphō) in their law, 'They hated me without a cause.'
19: 19Pilate also had an inscription written (graphō) and put on the cross. It was written (graphō), "Jesus of Nazareth, the King of the Jews."
19: 20Many of the Jews read this inscription, because the place where Jesus was crucified was near the city; and it was written (graphō) in Hebrew, in Latin, and in Greek.
19: 21Then the chief priests of the Jews said to Pilate, "Do not write (graphō), 'The King of the Jews,' but, 'This man said, I am King of the Jews.'"
19: 22Pilate answered, "What I have written (graphō) I have written (graphō)."
20: 30Now Jesus did many other signs in the presence of his disciples, which are not written (graphō) in this book.
20: 31But these are written (graphō) so that you may come to believe that Jesus is the Messiah, the Son of God, and that through believing you may have life in his name.
21: 24This is the disciple who is testifying to these things and has written (graphō) them, and we know that his testimony is true.
21: 25But there are also many other things that Jesus did; if every one of them were written (graphō) down, I suppose that the world itself could not contain the books that would be written (graphō).

Acts

1: 20"For it is written (graphō) in the book of Psalms, 'Let his homestead become desolate, and let there be no one to live in it'; and 'Let another take his position of overseer.'
7: 42But God turned away from them and handed them over to worship the host of heaven, as it is written (graphō) in the book of the prophets: 'Did you offer to me slain victims and sacrifices forty years in the wilderness, O house of Israel?
13: 29When they had carried out everything that was written (graphō) about him, they took him down from the tree and laid him in a tomb.
13: 33he has fulfilled for us, their children, by raising Jesus; as also it is written (graphō) in the second psalm, 'You are my Son; today I have begotten you.'
15: 15This agrees with the words of the prophets, as it is written (graphō),
15: 23having written (graphō) through their hands: "The brothers, both the apostles and the elders, to the believers of Gentile origin in Antioch and Syria and Cilicia, greetings.
18: 27And when he wished to cross over to Achaia, the believers encouraged him and wrote (graphō) to the disciples to welcome him. On his arrival he greatly helped those who through grace had become believers,
23: 5And Paul said, "I did not realize, brothers, that he was high priest; for it is written (graphō), 'You shall not speak evil of a leader of your people.'"
23: 25He wrote (graphō) a letter to this effect:
24: 14But this I admit to you, that according to the Way, which they call a sect, I worship the God of our ancestors, believing everything laid down according to the law or written (graphō) in the prophets.
25: 26But I have nothing definite to write (graphō) to our sovereign about him. Therefore I have brought him before all of you, and especially before you, King Agrippa, so that, after we have examined him, I may have something to write (graphō)

1 John

1: 4We are writing (graphō) these things so that our joy may be complete.
2: 1My little children, I am writing (graphō) these things to you so that you may not sin. But if anyone does sin, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous;
2: 7Beloved, I am writing (graphō) you no new commandment, but an old commandment that you have had from the beginning; the old commandment is the word that you have heard.
2: 8Yet I am writing (graphō) you a new commandment that is true in him and in you, because the darkness is passing away and the true light is already shining.
2: 12I am writing (graphō) to you, little children, because your sins are forgiven on account of his name.
2: 13I am writing (graphō) to you, fathers, because you know him who is from the beginning. I am writing (graphō) to you, young people, because you have conquered the evil one.
2: 14I write (graphō) to you, children, because you know the Father. I write (graphō) to you, fathers, because you know him who is from the beginning. I write (graphō) to you, young people, because you are strong and the word of God abides in you, and you have overcome the evil one.
2: 21I write (graphō) to you, not because you do not know the truth, but because you know it, and you know that no lie comes from the truth.
2: 26I write (graphō) these things to you concerning those who would deceive you.
5: 13I write (graphō) these things to you who believe in the name of the Son of God, so that you may know that you have eternal life.

2 John

1: 5But now, dear lady, I ask you, not as though I were writing (graphō) you a new commandment, but one we have had from the beginning, let us love one another.
1: 12Although I have much to write (graphō) to you, I would rather not use paper and ink; instead I hope to come to you and talk with you face to face, so that our joy may be complete.

3 John

1: 9I have written (graphō) something to the church; but Diotrephes, who likes to put himself first, does not acknowledge our authority.
1: 13I have much to write (graphō) to you, but I would rather not write (graphō) with pen and ink;