All Uses of “Rhema” in the Bible

Below are all 73 uses of the Greek word rhema in the New Testament. Look up these verses and see what the Lord reveals to you. I noticed that they never referred to written words, making them distinct from logos. Logos is the entire communication process which  includes writing, speaking, hearing, comprehending.

Rhema means “spoken word,” (70 times) and “supernatural event” (3 times).

See this blog for more precise definition of logos and rhema.

G4487  ῥῆμα rhēma

Total Occurrences: 73 occasions of rhema in 70 verses. Below are the words used in the KJV version of the Bible to translate rhema in each of the following verses.

words, 31

Luk_20:26, Luk_24:8, Luk_24:11, Joh_3:34, Joh_5:47, Joh_6:63, Joh_6:68, Joh_8:20, Joh_8:47, Joh_10:21, Joh_12:47-48 (2), Joh_14:10, Joh_17:7-8 (2), Act_2:14, Act_5:20, Act_6:11, Act_6:13, Act_10:22, Act_10:44, Act_11:14, Act_13:42, Act_16:38, Act_26:25, Rom_10:18, 2Co_12:4, Heb_12:19, 2Pe_3:2, Rev_17:17 (2)

word, 25

Mat_4:4, Mat_12:36, Mat_18:16, Mat_26:75, Mat_27:14, Mar_14:72, Luk_1:38, Luk_2:29, Luk_3:2, Luk_5:4-5 (2), Act_10:37, Act_11:16, Act_28:25, Rom_10:8 (2), Rom_10:17, 2Co_13:1, Eph_5:26, Eph_6:17, Heb_1:3, Heb_6:5, Heb_11:3, 1Pe_1:25 (2)

saying, 6

Mar_9:32, Luk_2:17, Luk_2:50, Luk_9:45 (2), Luk_18:34

sayings, 3

Luk_1:65, Luk_2:51, Luk_7:1

things, 2


Act_5:32 (supernatural events)

evil, 1


nothing, 1 

Luk_1:37 (supernatural events)

thing, 1

Luk_2:15 (supernatural event)