Lexham English Bible - Sample Verses

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Genesis 12:1-5

Ge 12:1 And Yahweh said to Abram, "Go out from your land and from your relatives, and from the house of your father, to the land that I will show you.
Ge 12:2 And I will make you a great nation, and I will bless you, and I will make your name great. And you will be a blessing.
Ge 12:3 And I will bless those who bless you, and those who curse you I will curse. And all families of the earth will be blessed in you."
Ge 12:4 And Abram went [out] as Yahweh had told him, and Lot went with him. Now Abram was seventy-five years old when he went out from Haran.
Ge 12:5 And Abram took Sarai his wife, and Lot his nephew, and all their possessions that they had gathered, and all the persons that they had acquired in Haran, and they went out to go to the land of Canaan. And they went to the land of Canaan.

Psalm 23

A psalm of David.

Ps 23:1 Yahweh is my shepherd; I will not lack for anything.
Ps 23:2 In grassy pastures he makes me lie down; by quiet waters he leads me.
Ps 23:3 He restores my life. He leads me in correct paths for the sake of his name.
Ps 23:4 Even when I walk in a dark valley, I fear no evil because you are with me. Your rod and your staff, they comfort me.
Ps 23:5 You prepare before me a table in the presence of my oppressors. You anoint my head with oil; my cup /is// overflowing.
Ps 23:6 Surely goodness and loyal love will pursue me all the days of my life, and I will stay in the house of Yahweh for a very long time.

Isaiah 55:1-3

Is 55:1 "Ho! Everyone thirsty, come to the waters! And whoever has no money, come, buy and eat, and come, buy without money, wine and milk without price!
Is 55:2 Why do you weigh out money for what is not food, and your labor for what cannot satisfy? Listen carefully to me, and eat what is good, and let your soul take pleasure in rich food.
Is 55:3 Extend your ear, and come to me! Listen so that your soul may live, and I will make an everlasting covenant with you, the enduring proofs of the mercies shown to David.

Mark 1:9-13

Mk 1:9 And it happened that in those days Jesus came from Nazareth in Galilee and was baptized in the Jordan by John.
Mk 1:10 And immediately as he was coming up out of the water, he saw the heavens being split apart and the Spirit descending like a dove on him.
Mk 1:11 And a voice came from heaven, "You are my beloved Son; with you I am well pleased."
Mk 1:12 And immediately the Spirit drove him out into the wilderness.
Mk 1:13 And he was in the wilderness forty days being tempted by Satan. And he was with the wild animals, and the angels were ministering to him.

John 1:-5

Jn 1:1 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.
Jn 1:2 This one was in the beginning with God.
Jn 1:3 All things came into being through him, and apart from him not one thing came into being that has come into being.
Jn 1:4 In him was life, and the life was the light of humanity.
Jn 1:5 And the light shines in the darkness, and the darkness did not overcome it.

1 Corinthians 15:1-8

1 Co 15:1 Now I make known to you, brothers, the gospel which I proclaimed to you, which you have also received, in which you also stand,
1 Co 15:2 by which you are also being saved, if you hold fast to the message I proclaimed to you, unless you believed to no purpose.
1 Co 15:3 For I passed on to you as of first importance what I also received, that Christ died for our sins according to the scriptures,
1 Co 15:4 and that he was buried, and that he was raised up on the third day according to the scriptures,
1 Co 15:5 and that he appeared to Cephas, then to the twelve,
1 Co 15:6 then he appeared to more than five hundred brothers at once, the majority of whom remain until now, but some have fallen asleep.
1 Co 15:7 Then he appeared to James, then to all the apostles,
1 Co 15:8 and last of all, as it were to one born at the wrong time, he appeared also to me.


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