Bible Doubles, When Chapter and Verse Collide

Here’s a fun game to play, I call it Bible Doubles. A Bible Double is a verse where the chapter and verse have the same number, like John 10:10. If you’re a Sunday School teacher or have devotional Bible study with family or friends, Bible Doubles is a fun way to get started in the Word. It’s also a good way to memorize Bible verses – pick a new double each week and commit it to memory. You might be surprised that many verses where the chapter and verse form a “double” are popular or profound. What Bible Doubles do you know already? Following is a sample list of doubles, I hope you enjoy! And feel free to leave your own doubles in the Comments.

Bible Doubles

Genesis 1:1 – In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.

Exodus 12:12 – For I will pass through the land of Egypt on that night, and will strike all the firstborn in the land of Egypt, both man and beast; and against all the gods of Egypt I will execute judgment: I am the Lord.

Deuteronomy 18:18 – I will raise up for them a Prophet like you from among their brethren, and will put My words in His mouth, and He shall speak to them all that I command Him.

Daniel 9:9 – To the Lord our God belong mercy and forgiveness, though we have rebelled against Him.

Psalm 37:37 – Mark the blameless man, and observe the upright; For the future of that man is peace.

Proverbs 3:3 – Let not mercy and truth forsake you; Bind them around your neck, Write them on the tablet of your heart,

Proverbs 16:16 – How much better to get wisdom than gold! And to get understanding is to be chosen rather than silver.

Jeremiah 10:10 – But the Lord is the true God; He is the living God and the everlasting King. At His wrath the earth will tremble, And the nations will not be able to endure His indignation.

Micah 4:4 – But everyone shall sit under his vine and under his fig tree, And no one shall make them afraid; For the mouth of the Lord of hosts has spoken.

Matthew 5:5  Blessed are the meek, For they shall inherit the earth.

Mark 16:16 – He who believes and is baptized will be saved; but he who does not believe will be condemned.

John 10:10 – The thief does not come except to steal, and to kill, and to destroy. I have come that they may have life, and that they may have it more abundantly.

John 15:15 – Henceforth I call you not servants; for the servant knoweth not what his lord doeth: but I have called you friends; for all things that I have heard of my Father I have made known unto you.

Romans 6:6 – Knowing this, that our old man was crucified with Him, that the body of sin might be done away with, that we should no longer be slaves of sin.

Romans 12:12 – Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer. (NIV)

1 Corinthians 13:13 – And now abideth faith, hope, charity, these three; but the greatest of these is charity.

Philippians 4:4 – Rejoice in the Lord always. Again I will say, rejoice!

1 Peter 2:2 – As newborn babes, desire the pure milk of the word, that you may grow thereby.

1 John 4: 4 – Ye are of God, little children, and have overcome them: because greater is he that is in you, than he that is in the world.

Revelation 16:16 – And they gathered them together to the place called in Hebrew, Armageddon.

There are lots more, please share your favorite Bible Double in Comments!

New item posted: 11:11 Bible verses for Nov 11, 2011.


Bible Doubles, When Chapter and Verse Collide — 4 Comments

  1. Matthew 7:7 NIV – Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you.

  2. Here is a Bible double that the kids love to use to try and get out of studying for tests or going to Sunday School.

    Ecclesiastes 12:12 – Be warned, my son, of anything in addition to them. Of making many books there is no end, and much study wearies the body.

    Haha! Doesn’t work on me 🙂

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