5391 letters

5391 letters

A form of written communication often used for the transfer of instruction, information and advice or important news.

Letters of encouragement or exhortation

Est 9:30; 2Th 2:15; Heb 13:22 See also 2Ch 2:11; 2Ch 21:12; Isa 39:1; Jer 29:1; Ac 15:23-31; 1Co 5:9; 2Co 10:9-11; Col 4:16; 1Th 5:27; 2Pe 3:1

Malicious, threatening or devious letters

2Sa 11:14-15; 2Th 2:1-2 See also 1Ki 21:8; 2Ki 19:14 pp Isa 37:14; 2Ch 32:17; Ezr 4:7; Ne 6:5,19; Ac 9:1-2; Ac 22:5

Letters of authorisation or identification

Ezr 7:11; 1Co 16:3 See also 2Ki 5:5-6; Ne 2:7-9; Ac 23:25,33-34; 2Co 3:1

Affairs of state conducted by letter

Est 1:22 See also 2Ki 10:1-3,6-7; Ezr 5:6-7

Letters as invitations to worship

2Ch 30:1,6; Est 9:20,26,29

Letters attributed to specific authors

Paul Ro 1:1; 1Co 1:1 with Sosthenes With Timothy: 2Co 1:1; Php 1:1; Col 1:1; Phm 1
Gal 1:1; Eph 1:1 With Silas and Timothy: 1Th 1:1; 2Th 1:1
1Ti 1:1; 2Ti 1:1; Tit 1:1; 2Pe 3:15-16

James Jas 1:1

Peter 1Pe 1:1; 2Pe 1:1

Jude Jude 1

Jesus Christ Rev 2:1,8,12,18; Rev 3:1,7,14

Letters written by a secretary

Ro 16:22; 1Pe 5:12

Letters of the alphabet

The letter of the law Mt 5:18

Paul writing in large letters Gal 6:11

See also

5263communication
5352inscriptions
5355invitations
5381law, letter & spirit
5408messenger
5426news
5439pen
5514scribes
5519secretary
5638writing

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