Passages Quoted by Christ and his Apostles

A Table of Old Testament passages used in the New Testament was frequently found as a supplement to Bibles printed in the 19th century. The following table is taken from the quarto Bible printed by Matthew Carey in 1805. Lengthy though it is, it is not complete. For example, not mentioned is the important verse of the Reformation from Hab. 2:4, “the just shall live by faith,” quoted in Rom. 1:7; Gal. 3:11, and Heb. 10:38.


1 Made them male and female. Mat. 19:4, Mark 10:6.

2 And God did rest the seventh day from all his works. Heb. 4:4.

2 The first man Adam was made a living soul. I Cor. 15:45.

2 For this cause shall a man leave father and mother. Mat. 19:5, Mark 10:7, Eph. 5:31, I Cor. 6:16.

2 They twain shall be one flesh. Mat. 19:5. Mark 10:8, I Cor. 6:16, Eph. 5:31.

12 Get thee out of thy country, and from thy kindred. Acts 7:3.

12 In thee shall all nations be blessed. Gal. 3:8.

15 So shall thy seed be. Rom. 4:18.

15 Abraham believed God, and it was counted unto him for righteousness. Rom. 4:3, James 2:2, Gal. 3:6.

15 Thy seed shall sojourn in a strange land. Acts 7:6.

17 I have made thee a father of many nations. Rom. 4:17.

18 At this time will I come, and Sara shall have a son. Rom. 9:9.

21 Cast out the bond-woman and her son. Gal. 4:30.

21 In Isaac shall thy seed be called. Rom. 9:7.

22 Surely blessing, I will bless thee. Heb. 6:14.

22 And in thy seed shall all the kindreds of the earth be blessed. Acts 3:25.

25 The elder shall serve the younger. Rom. 9:12.


3 I am the God of Abraham, and the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob. Matt. 22:32, Mark 12:26, Luke 20:37.

9 Even for this same purpose have I raised thee up. Rom. 9:17.

12 A bone of him shall not be broken. John 19:36.

13 Every male that openeth the womb shall be called holy to the Lord. Luke 2:23.

16 He that had gathered much had nothing over. 2 Cor. 8:15.

20 Thou shalt not commit adultery. Mat. 5:27.

20 Thou shalt not commit adultery. Thou shalt not kill. Rom. 13:9.

20 thou shalt not covet. Rom. 7:7.

20 Thou shalt not kill. Matt. 5:21, Luke 18:20.

20 Honour thy father and mother. Mat. 15:4, Mark 7:10, Eph. 6:2.

21 He that curseth father or mother, let him die the death. Mat. 15:4, Mark 7:10.

21 An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth. Mat. 5:38.

22 Thou shalt not speak evil of the ruler of thy people. Acts 23:5.

24 This is the blood of the Testament. Heb. 9:20.

25 For see (saith he) that thou make all things according to the pattern, &c. Heb. 8:5, Acts 7:44.

32 Make us gods to go before us. Acts 7:40.

33 I will have mercy on whom I will have mercy. Rom. 9:15.

34 Not as Moses, which put a vail over his face. 2 Cor. 3:13.


12 Be ye holy, for I am holy. 1 Pet. 1:16.

18 That the man which doeth those things shall live by them. Rom. 10:5, Gal. 3:12.

19 Thou shalt not forswear thyself. Mat. 5:33.

19 Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself. Rom. 13:9, Gal. 5:14, James 2:8, Mat. 22:39, Mark 12:31.

20 He that curseth father or mother, let him die the death. Mat. 15:4.

24 An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth. Mat. 5:38.

26 I will dwell in them, and walk in them. 2 Cor. 6:16.


2 A bone of him shall not be broken. John 19:36.


4 For our God is a consuming fire. Heb. 12:29.

5 Thou shalt not covet. Rom. 7:7 and 13:9.

5 Thou shalt not kill. Mat. 5:21, Luke 18:20.

5 Thou shalt not commit adultery. Mat. 5:27, Luke 18:20.

5 Do not steal. Luke 18:20, Rom. 13:9.

5 Do not bear false witness. Luke 18:20, Rom. 13:9.

5 Honour thy father and mother. Matt. 15:4, Mark 7:10, Eph. 6:2.

6 Hear, O Israel, the Lord our God is one Lord. Mark 12:29.

6 Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart. Matt. 22:37, Mark 12:30, Luke 10:27.

6 Thou shalt worship the Lord thy God. Mat. 4:10, Luke 4:8.

6 Thou shalt not tempt the Lord thy God. Mat. 4:7, Luke 4:12.

8 Man shall not live by bread alone. Mat. 4:4, Luke 4:4.

10 God accepteth no man’s person. Gal. 2:6.

18 A prophet shall the Lord your God raise up unto you. Acts 3:22 and7:37.

19 In the mouth of two or three witnesses every word shall be established. Mat. 18:16, John 8:17, 2 Cor. 13:1.

19 An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth. Mat. 5:38.

21 Cursed is every one that hangeth on a tree. Gal. 3:13.

25 Thou shalt not muzzle the mouth of the ox that treadeth out the corn. 1 Cor. 9:9, 1 Tim. 5:18.

25 If a man die having no children. Mat. 22:24, Mark 12:19, Luke 20:28.

27 Cursed is every one that continueth not in all things, &c. Gal. 3:10.

30 Who shall ascend into heaven? Rom. 10:6.

32 I will provoke you to jealousy by them that are no people. Rom. 10:19.

32 Vengeance is mine; I will repay, saith the Lord. Rom. 12:19.


1 I will never leave thee nor forsake thee. Heb. 13:5.


7 I will be to him a Father, and he shall be to me a Son. Heb. 1:5.


19 Lord, they have killed thy prophets,. &c. Rom. 11:3.

19 I have reserved to myself seven thousand men, &c. Rom. 11:4.


3 He that taketh the wise in their own craftiness. 1 Cor. 3:19.


2 Why did the heathen rage? &c. Acts 4:25.

2 Thou art my Son, this day I have begotten thee. Acts 13:33, Heb. 1:5, and 5:5.

2 He shall rule them with a rod of iron, &c. Rev. 2:27.

4 Be ye angry, and sin not. Eph. 4:26.

5 Their throat is an open sepulchre. Rom. 3:13.

6 Depart from me, ye that work iniquity. Mat. 7:23, Luke 13:27.

8 Out of the mouth of babes and sucklings, &c. Mat. 21:16.

8 What is man, that thou art mindful of him? Heb. 2:6.

8 For he hath put all things under his feet. 1 Cor. 15:27.

9 Whose mouth is full of cursing and bitterness. Rom. 3:14.

14 There is none righteous, no, not one. Rom. 3:10.

14 Their feet are swift to shed blood. Rom. 3:15.

16 I foresaw the Lord always before my face, &c. Acts 2:25 and 13:35.

16 Thou wilt not leave my soul in hell, neither wilt thou suffer thine holy One to see corruption. Acts 2:27.

18 I will put my trust in him. Heb. 2:13.

19 Their sound went into all the earth, &c. Rom. 10:18.

22 My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me? Mat. 27:46, Mark 15:34.

22 They parted my garments, &c. Mat. 27:35, John 19:23.

22 I will declare thy name unto my brethren. Heb 2:12.

24 The earth is the Lord’s and the fullness thereof. I Cor. 10:26.

25 He hateth me without a cause. John 15:25.

31 Into thy hands I commend my spirit. Luke 23:46.

32 Blessed are they whose iniquities are forgiven, &c. Rom. 4:7.

34 He that will love life, and see good days, &c. 1 Pet. 3:10.

40 Sacrifice and offering thou wouldest not. Heb. 10:5.

41 He that eateth bread with me, &c. John 13:18.

44 For thy sake we are killed all the day long, &c. Rom. 8:36.

45 Thy throne, O God, is for ever and ever, &c. Heb. 1:8.

51 That thou mightest be justified in thy sayings, &c. Rom. 3:4.

55 Casting all your care upon him, 1 Pet. 5:7.

62 every man shall receive his own reward, &c. 1 Cor. 3:8.

68 When he ascended up on high, &c. Eph. 4:8.

69 The zeal of thine house hath eaten me up. John 2:17.

69 The reproaches of them that reproached thee fell on me. Rom. 15:3.

69 Their table be made a snare and a trap, &c. Rom. 11:9.

69 Let his habitation be desolate, &c. Acts 1:20.

59 In my thirst they gave me vinegar. John 19:28,29.

78 I will open my mouth in parables, &c. Mat. 13:35.

78 He gave them bread from heaven to eat. John 6:31.

82 I said, Ye are gods. John 19:34.

91 He shall give his angels charge concerning thee, &c. Mt. 4:6, Luke 4:10.

94 The Lord knoweth the thoughts of the wise that they are vain. 1 Cor. 3:20.

95 To-day, if ye will hear his voice, &c. Heb. 3:7.

95 As I have sworn in my wrath, &c. Heb. 4:3.

97 Let all the angels of God worship him. Heb. 1:6.

102 Thou, Lord, in the beginning hast laid the foundation of the earth, &c. Heb. 1:16.

104 Who maketh his angels spirits, &c. Heb. 1:7.

109 His bishoprick let another take. Acts 1:20.

110 The Lord said unto my Lord, &c. Mat. 22:44, Luke 20:42, Acts 2:34.

110 Sit on my right hand, &c. Heb. 1:13, 1 Cor. 15:25.

110 Thou art a priest forever. Heb. 5:6.

110 The Lord sware, and will not repent. Heb. 7:21.

112 He hath dispersed abroad, he hath given to the poor. 2 Cor. 9:9.

116 I believed, and therefore have I spoken. 2 Cor. 4:13.

116 Let God be true, but every man a liar. Rom. 3:4.

117 Praise the Lord, all ye Gentiles. Rom. 15:11.

118 The Lord is my helper, &c. Heb. 13:6.

118 The stone which the builders rejected, &c. Mat. 21:42, Mark 12:10, Luke 20:17, Acts 4:1, 1 Pet .2:6,7.

118 Blessed is he that cometh in the name of the Lord. Mat. 21:9.

132 Of the fruit of his loins, &c. Acts 2:30.

140 The poison of asps is under their lips. Rom. 3:13.


3 Be not wise in your own conceits. Rom. 12:16.

3 My son, despise not the chastening of the Lord. Heb. 12:5.

10 Charity covereth a multitude of sins. 1 Pet. 4:8.

17 See that none render evil for evil unto any man. 1 Thess. 5:15, 1 Pet. 3:9.

20 He that curseth father or mother, &c. Mat. 5:14, Mark 17:10.

25 If thine enemy hunger, feed him, &c. Rom. 12:20.

26 The dog is turned to his own vomit, &c. 2 Pet. 2:22.


1 Except the Lord of Sabaoth had left us a seed, &c. Rom. 9:29.

5 There was a certain householder which planted a vineyard, &c. Mat. 21:33, Mark 12:1, Luke 20:9.

6 Holy, holy, holy, Lord God Almighty, &c. Rev. 4:8.

6 By hearing ye shall hear, and shall not understand, &c. Mat. 13:14, Mark 4:12, Luke 8:10, John 12:40, Acts 28:26, Rom. 11:8.

7 Behold, a virgin shall be with child, &c. Mat. 1:23.

8 Behold, I and the children which God hath given me. Heb. 2:13.

9 The land of Zebulon, &c. Mat. 4:15.

10 Though the number of the children of Israel be as the sand, &c. Rom. 9:27.

11 Then shall the wicked be revealed. 2 Thess. 2:8.

11. There shall be a root of Jesse, &c. Rom. 15:12, Acts 13:22.

21 Babylon is fallen, is fallen. Rev. 14:8.

22 Let us eat and drink, for to-morrow we die. 1 Cor. 15:32.

22 These things saith he that is holy, &c. Rev. 3:7.

25 God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes. Rev. 7:17.

28 With men of other tongues and other lips will I speak unto this people. 1 Cor. 14:21.

28 Behold, I lay in Zion a stumbling stone, &c. Rom. 9:33, 1 Pet. 2:6, Acts 4:11.

29 This people draweth nigh unto me with their mouth, &c. Mat. 15:8, Mark 7:6.

29 I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, &c. 1 Cor. 1:19.

33 Where is the wise? Where is the scribe? &c. 1 Cor. 1:20.

40 The voice of one crying in the wilderness, &c. Mat. 3:3, Mark 1:3, Luke 3:4, John 1:23.

40 All flesh is grass, &c. 1 Pet. 1:24, James 1:10.

40 Who hath known the mind of the Lord, &c. 2 Cor. 2:16.

41…44 I am the first and the last. Rev. 1:17.

41 Behold my servant, whom I have chosen. Mat. 12:18.

43 Behold, I will make all things new. Rev. 21:5, 2 Cor. 5:17.

45 Shall the thing formed say, &c. Rom. 9:20.

45 As I live, saith the Lord, every knee shall bow to me, &c. Rom. 14:11.

49 I have set thee to be a light to the Gentiles, &c. Acts 13:47.

49 I have heard thee in a time accepted, &c. 2 Cor. 6:2.

49 They shall hunger no more, &c. Rev. 7:16.

50 Then they did spit in his face. Mat. 26:67.

52 How beautiful are the feet of them tat preach the gospel. Rom. 10:15.

52 Come out from among them &c. 2 Cor. 6:17.

52 The name of God is blasphemed among the Gentiles. Rom. 2:24.

52 To whom he was not spoken of they shall see. Rom. 15:21.

53 Lord, who hath believed our report? Rom. 10:16, John 12:38.

53 Himself took our infirmities. Mat. 8:17.

53 He was led as sheep to the slaughter. Acts 8:32.

53 And he was numbered with the transgressors. Mark 15:28, Luke 22:17.

53 Who did no sin, &c. 1 Pet. 2:2,. 1 John 3:5.

53 Who his own self bare our sins, &c. 1 Pet. 2:24.

54 Rejoice, thou barren that bearest not. Gal. 4:27.

54 And they shall be all taught of God. John 6:45.

55 Let him that is athirst come. Rev. 22:17.

55 I will give you the sure mercies of David. Acts 13:34.

56 My house shall be called a house of prayer. Mat. 21:13, Mark 11:17, Luke 19:46.

59 Destruction and misery are in their ways. Rom. 3:16.

59 Take the helmet of salvation. Eph. 6:17, 1 Thess. 5:8.

59 There shall come out of Sion the Deliverer &c. Rom. 11:26.

60 The gates of it shall not be shut at all by day, &c. Rev. 21:25.

60 The city had no need of the sun, &c. Rev. 21:23.

61 The spirit of the Lord is upon me, &c. Luke 4:10.

62 Behold, thy king cometh unto thee, Mat. 21:5.

64 Eye hath not seen, nor ear heard, &c. I Cor. 2:9.

65 I was found of them that sought me not. Rom. 10:20.

65 We…look for new heavens and a new earth, 2 Pet. 3:13, Rev. 21:1.

66 Heaven is my throne, &c. Acts 7:49.

66 Where their worm dieth not, &c. Mark 4:9,44,46,48.


5 But ye have made it a den of thieves, Mat. 21:13, Mark 11:17, Luke 19:46.

9 He that glorieth, let him glory in the Lord. 1 Cor. 1:31.

10 Who shall not fear thee, O Lord. Rev. 15:4.

17 I am he which searcheth the reigns and hearts. Rev. 2:23.

31 In Rama was there a voice heard, &c. Mat. 2:18.

31 I will be a Father unto you, and ye shall be my sons and daughters. 2 Cor. 6:18.

31 Behold, the days come, saith the Lord, when I will make a new covenant with the house of Israel, &c. Heb. 8:8.

31 This is the covenant that I will make with them…saith the Lord; I will put my laws into their hearts, &c. Heb. 10:16.

51 Babylon the great is fallen. Rev. 18:2.


3 Take the book and eat it up, &c. Rev. 10:9.

10 The man which doeth those things shall live by them. Rom. 10:5.

32 The sun shall be darkened, and the moon shall not give her light. Mat. 24:29.

36 For the name of God is blasphemed among the Gentiles. Rom. 2:24.


9 When ye shall see the abomination of desolation spoken of by Daniel the prophet. Mat. 24:15, Mark 13:14, Luke 21:20.


1 Where it was said unto them, Ye are not my people, &c. Rom. 9:26.

2 I will call upon my people, which were not my people, &c. Rom.9:25, 1 Pet. 2:10.

6 I will have mercy and not sacrifice. Mat. 9:13.

10 Then shall they begin to say to the mountains, Fall on us, &c. Luke 23:30.

11 Out of Egypt they have called my son. Mat. 2:15.

13 Death is swallowed up in victory. 1 Cor. 15:54.


2 I will pour out of my spirit upon all flesh. Acts 2:17.

2 Whosoever shall call on the name of the Lord shall be saved. Rom. 10:13.


5 O ye house of Israel, have ye offered to me slain beasts and sacrifices? Acts 7:42.

6 Woe unto you that are rich. Luke 6:24.

9 I will return and will build again the tabernacle of David. Acts 15:16.


2 As Jonas was three days and three nights in the whale’s belly, &c. Mat. 12:40, Luke 11 :30.

3 They repented at the preaching of Jonas. Mat. 12:41, Luke 11:32.


5 And thou, Bethlehem, in the land of Judah, &c. Mat. 2:6.

7 I am come to set a man at variance against his father, and the daughter against her mother, &c. Mat. 10:35, Luke 12:49.


1 How beautiful are the feet of them that preach the gospel of peace, &c. Rom. 10:15.


1 Behold, ye despisers, and wonder and perish; for I work a work in your days, &c. Acts 13:41.


2 Yet once more I shake not the earth only, but also heaven. Heb. 12:26.


8 Speak every man truth with his neighbour. Eph. 4:25.

9 Behold, thy King cometh unto thee. Mat. 21:5, John 12:15.

11 And they took the thirty pieces of silver. Mat. 27:6.

12 They shall look on him whom they pierced. John 19:37.

13 I will smite the shepherd, &c. Mat. 26:31.


1 Jacob have I loved, but Esau have I hated. Rom. 9:13.

3 Behold, I send my messenger before thy face. Matt. 11:10, Mark 1:2, Luke 7:27, John 1:15.

4 This is Elias, which was for to come. Mat. 11:14.

4 Why then say the scribes, that Elias must come first? Mat. 17:10, Mark 9:11.

4 To turn the hearts of the fathers to the children. Luke 1:17.