Public Reading of Scripture
Also day by day, from the first day unto the last day,
he read in the book of the law of God.
Till I come, give attendance to reading,
to exhortation, to doctrine.
1 Timothy 4:13
Blessed is he that readeth,
and they that hear the words of this prophecy,
and keep those things which are written therein:
for the time is at hand.
And he took the book of the covenant,
and read in the audience of the people:
and they said, All that the LORD hath said will we do,
and be obedient.
And afterward he read all the words of the law,
the blessings and cursings,
according to all that is written in the book of the law.
And Hilkiah the high priest said unto Shaphan the scribe,
'I have found the book of the law in the house of the LORD.'
And Hilkiah gave the book to Shaphan,
and he read it.
2 Kings 22:8
And Shaphan the scribe shewed the king, saying,
Hilkiah the priest hath delivered me a book.
And Shaphan read it before the king.
2 Kings 22:10
And the king went up into the house of the LORD,
and all the men of Judah
and all the inhabitants of Jerusalem with him,
and the priests, and the prophets,
and all the people, both small and great: and he read in their ears all the words of the book of the covenant
which was found in the house of the LORD.
2 Kings 22:3
Seek ye out of the book of the LORD,
and read: no one of these shall fail,
none shall want her mate:
for my mouth it hath commanded,
and his spirit it hath gathered them.
I charge you by the Lord
that this epistle be read unto all the holy brethren.
1 Thessalonians 5:27