Institute for Scripture Research - Sample Verses

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This version uses transliterated Hebrew titles for the books of the Bible; these appear in parentheses.

Genesis (Berĕshith) 12:1-5

Gen 12:1 And יהוה said to Aḇram, “Go yourself out of your land, from your relatives and from your father’s house, to a land which I show you.
Gen 12:2 “And I shall make you a great nation, and bless you and make your name great, and you shall be a blessing!
Gen 12:3 “And I shall bless those who bless you, and curse him who curses you. And in you all the clans of the earth shall be blessed.”
Gen 12:4 So Aḇram left, as יהוה had commanded him, and Lot went with him. And Aḇram was seventy-five years old when he set out from Ḥaran.
Gen 12:5 And Aḇram took Sarai his wife and Lot his brother’s son, and all their possessions that they had gathered, and the beings whom they had acquired in Ḥaran, and they set out for the land of Kena‛an. And they came to the land of Kena‛an.

Psalm (Tehillim) 23

Psalm 23:1 יהוה is my shepherd; I do not lack.
Psalm 23:2 He makes me to lie down in green pastures; He leads me beside still waters.
Psalm 23:3 He turns back my being; He leads me in paths of righteousness For His Name’s sake.
Psalm 23:4 When I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I fear no evil. For You are with me; Your rod and Your staff, they comfort me.
Psalm 23:5 You spread before me a table in the face of my enemies; You have anointed my head with oil; My cup runs over.
Psalm 23:6 Only goodness and kindness follow me All the days of my life; And I shall dwell in the House of יהוה, To the length of days!

Isaiah (Yeshayahu) 55:1-3

Isaiah 55:1 “Oh everyone who thirsts, come to the waters. And you who have no silver, come, buy and eat. Come, buy wine and milk without silver and without price.
Isaiah 55:2 “Why do you weigh out silver for what is not bread, and your labour for what does not satisfy? Listen, listen to Me, and eat what is good, and let your being delight itself in fatness.
Isaiah 55:3 “Incline your ear, and come to Me. Hear, so that your being lives. And let Me make an everlasting covenant with you, the trustworthy kindnesses of Dawiḏ.

Mark (Marqos) 1:9-13

Mar 1:9 And it came to be in those days that יהושע came from Natsareth of Galil, and was immersed by Yoḥanan in the Yardĕn.
Mar 1:10 And immediately, coming up from the water, He saw the heavens being torn open and the Spirit coming down on Him like a dove.
Mar 1:11 And a voice came out of the heavens, “You are My Son, the Beloved, in whom I did delight.”
Mar 1:12 And immediately the Spirit drove Him into the wilderness.
Mar 1:13 And He was there in the wilderness forty days, tried by Satan, and was with the wild beasts. And the messengers attended Him.

John (Yoḥanan) 1:1-5

John 1:1 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with Elohim, and the Word was Elohim.
John 1:2 He was in the beginning with Elohim.
John 1:3 All came to be through Him, and without Him not even one came to be that came to be.
John 1:4 In Him was life, and the life was the light of men.
John 1:5 And the light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it.

1 Corinthians (Qorintiyim Aleph) 15:1-8

1Cor 15:1 But brothers, I make known to you the Good News, which I brought as Good News to you, which you also did receive, and in which you stand,
1Cor 15:2 through which also you are being saved, if you hold fast that word I brought as Good News to you. Otherwise, you have believed in vain.
1Cor 15:3 For I delivered to you at the first that which I also received: that Messiah died for our sins according to the Scriptures,
1Cor 15:4 and that He was buried, and that He was raised the third day, according to the Scriptures,
1Cor 15:5 and that He was seen by Kĕpha, then by the twelve.
1Cor 15:6 After that He was seen by over five hundred brothers at one time, of whom the greater part remain till now, but some have fallen asleep.
1Cor 15:7 After that He was seen by Ya‛aqoḇ, then by all the emissaries.
1Cor 15:8 And last of all He was seen by me also, as if to one born prematurely.


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