120 occurrences in 14 translations

'Saying' in the Bible

And they put this question to him, saying, Why then are you giving baptism if you are not the Christ, or Elijah, or the prophet?

John answered them, saying, I baptize with water: but there standeth one among you, whom ye know not;

Jesus replied, "Woman, why are you saying this to me? My time has not yet come."

So after he was raised from the dead, his disciples remembered that he had said this, and they believed the scripture and the saying that Jesus had spoken.

The woman answered, I have no husband. Jesus said to her, You have spoken truly in saying, I have no husband.

Jesus told her, "You are quite right in saying, "I don't have a husband,' because you have had five husbands, and the man you have now is not your husband. What you have said is true."

So the disciples were saying to one another, "No one brought Him anything to eat, did he?"

And herein is that saying true, One soweth, and another reapeth.

And many of the Samaritans of that city believed on him for the saying of the woman, which testified, He told me all that ever I did.

And as he was now going down, his servants met him, and told him, saying, Thy son liveth.

So the Jews were saying to the man who was cured, "It is the Sabbath, and it is not permissible for you to carry your pallet."

they questioned him, then, 'Who is the man who is saying to thee, Take up thy couch and be walking?'

Therefore Jesus answered and was saying to them, "Truly, truly, I say to you, the Son can do nothing of Himself, unless it is something He sees the Father doing; for whatever the Father does, these things the Son also does in like manner.

I myself do not accept human testimony, but I am saying these things so that you may be saved.

This He was saying to test him, for He Himself knew what He was intending to do.

When the people saw the sign that he had done, they kept saying, "Truly this is the Prophet who was to come into the world!"

They were saying, "Isn't this Jesus the son of Joseph, whose father and mother we know? How can He now say, 'I have come down from heaven' ?"

So Jesus answered them, Stop grumbling and saying things against Me to one another.

The Jews therefore strove among themselves, saying, How can this man give us his flesh to eat?

And He was saying, "For this reason I have said to you, that no one can come to Me unless it has been granted him from the Father."

After saying this, he remained in Galilee.

The Jews were looking for Him at the festival and saying, "Where is He?"

And there was a lot of discussion about Him among the crowds. Some were saying, "He's a good man." Others were saying, "No, on the contrary, He's deceiving the people."

And the Jews marvelled, saying, How knoweth this man letters, having never learned?

Some of the people of Jerusalem were saying, "Isn't this the man they want to kill?

Yet, look! He's speaking publicly and they're saying nothing to Him. Can it be true that the authorities know He is the Messiah?

Then cried Jesus in the temple as he taught, saying, Ye both know me, and ye know whence I am: and I am not come of myself, but he that sent me is true, whom ye know not.

However, many in the crowd believed in him. They kept saying, "When the Messiah comes, he won't do more signs than this man has done, will he?"

The Pharisees learned how the people were saying these things about Him under their breath; and the chief priests and Pharisees sent attendants (guards) to arrest Him.

What manner of saying is this that he said, Ye shall seek me, and shall not find me: and where I am, thither ye cannot come?

Many of the people therefore, when they heard this saying, said, Of a truth this is the Prophet.

But some were saying, "The Messiah doesn't come from Galilee, does he? Doesn't the Scripture say that the Messiah is from David's family and from Bethlehem, the village where David lived?"

They were saying this, testing Him, so that they might have grounds for accusing Him. But Jesus stooped down and with His finger wrote on the ground.

So the Jews were saying, "Surely He will not kill Himself, will He, since He says, 'Where I am going, you cannot come'?"

And He was saying to them, "You are from below, I am from above; you are of this world, I am not of this world.

So they were saying to Him, "Who are You?" Jesus said to them, "What have I been saying to you from the beginning?

As He was saying these things, many believed in Him.

They answered Him, We are Abraham's offspring (descendants) and have never been in bondage to anybody. What do You mean by saying, You will be set free?

The Jews responded to Him, "Aren't we right in saying that You're a Samaritan and have a demon?"

Then said the Jews unto him, Now we know that thou hast a devil. Abraham is dead, and the prophets; and thou sayest, If a man keep my saying, he shall never taste of death.

Yet ye have not known him; but I know him: and if I should say, I know him not, I shall be a liar like unto you: but I know him, and keep his saying.

And his disciples asked him, saying, Master, who did sin, this man, or his parents, that he was born blind?

After saying this, he spit on the ground and made mud with the saliva. Then he spread the mud on the man's eyes

Therefore the neighbors, and those who previously saw him as a beggar, were saying, "Is not this the one who used to sit and beg?"

Some said, "He's the one." "No," others were saying, "but he looks like him." He kept saying, "I'm the one!"

So they were saying to him, "How then were your eyes opened?"

And they asked them, saying, Is this your son, who ye say was born blind? how then doth he now see?

They heaped insults on him, saying, "You are his disciple! We are disciples of Moses!

Jesus used this illustration with them, but they didn't understand what he was saying to them.

Once again there was a division among the Jews because of what Jesus had been saying.

Many of them were saying, "He has a demon and He's crazy! Why do you listen to Him?"

Others were saying, "These aren't the words of someone demon-possessed. Can a demon open the eyes of the blind?"

The Jews then gathered around Him, and were saying to Him, "How long will You keep us in suspense? If You are the Christ, tell us plainly."

The Jews answered him, saying, For a good work we stone thee not; but for blasphemy; and because that thou, being a man, makest thyself God.

In answer, Jesus said, Is there not a saying in your law, I said, You are gods?

Many people came to him and kept saying, "John never performed a sign, but everything that John said about this man is true!"

Therefore his sisters sent unto him, saying, Lord, behold, he whom thou lovest is sick.

And when she had so said, she went her way, and called Mary her sister secretly, saying, The Master is come, and calleth for thee.

The Jews then which were with her in the house, and comforted her, when they saw Mary, that she rose up hastily and went out, followed her, saying, She goeth unto the grave to weep there.

Then when Mary was come where Jesus was, and saw him, she fell down at his feet, saying unto him, Lord, if thou hadst been here, my brother had not died.

After saying this, he shouted with a loud voice, "Lazarus, come out!"

Therefore the chief priests and the Pharisees convened a council, and were saying, "What are we doing? For this man is performing many signs.

They kept looking for Jesus and saying to one another as they stood in the Temple, "What do you think? Surely he won't come to the festival, will he?"

The same came therefore to Philip, which was of Bethsaida of Galilee, and desired him, saying, Sir, we would see Jesus.

Father, glorify thy name. Then came there a voice from heaven, saying, I have both glorified it, and will glorify it again.

Then a voice came from heaven, "I have glorified it, and I will glorify it again!" The crowd standing there heard this and said that it was thunder. Others were saying, "An angel has spoken to him."

But He was saying this to indicate the kind of death by which He was to die.

That the saying of Esaias the prophet might be fulfilled, which he spake, Lord, who hath believed our report? and to whom hath the arm of the Lord been revealed?

And I know that His commandment is (means) eternal life. So whatever I speak, I am saying [exactly] what My Father has told Me to say and in accordance with His instructions.

After saying this, Jesus was deeply troubled in spirit and declared solemnly, "Truly, I tell all of you emphatically, one of you is going to betray me!"

for some supposed, because Judas had the bag, that Jesus was saying to him, Buy the things of which we have need for the feast; or that he should give something to the poor.

Remember the word that I said unto you, The servant is not greater than his lord. If they have persecuted me, they will also persecute you; if they have kept my saying, they will keep yours also.

Then some of his disciples said to one another, "What is the meaning of what he is saying, 'In a little while you will not see me; again after a little while, you will see me,' and, 'because I am going to the Father'?"

Jesus perceived that they wanted to ask Him, and He said, "Is this what you are questioning one another about--my saying, 'A little while and you do not see me, and again a little while and you shall see me'?

At that time you will ask (pray) in My Name; and I am not saying that I will ask the Father on your behalf [for it will be unnecessary].

His disciples say, Lo, now speakest thou plainly, and speakest no dark saying.

When Jesus had finished saying these things, he looked upward to heaven and said, "Father, the time has come. Glorify your Son, so that your Son may glorify you --

But now I am coming to you, and I am saying these things in the world, so they may experience my joy completed in themselves.

That the saying might be fulfilled, which he spake, Of them which thou gavest me have I lost none.

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Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אמר 
'amar (Aramaic) 
Usage: 71

אמר 
'emer 
Usage: 49

דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1142

דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1438

חידה 
Chiydah 
Usage: 17

מלּה מלּה 
Millah 
Usage: 38

נאם 
Na'am 
say
Usage: 1

ἀντέπω 
Antepo 
Usage: 1

ἀποφθέγγομαι 
Apophtheggomai 
Usage: 3

ἔπω 
Epo 
say , speak , tell , command , bid , , vr say
Usage: 824

ἐρέω 
Ereo 
say , speak , tell , speak of , call
Usage: 41

λαλέω 
Laleo 
speak , say , tell , talk , preach , utter , , vr speak
Usage: 235

λαλιά 
Lalia 
Usage: 3

λέγω 
Lego 
say , speak , call , tell ,
Usage: 1045

λόγος 
Logos 
word , saying , account , speech , Word , thing , not tr ,
Usage: 256

προερέω 
Proereo 
Usage: 7

ῥέω 
Rheo 
speak , say, speak of , command , make
Usage: 17

ῥῆμα 
Rhema 
word , saying , thing , no thing Trans , not tr
Usage: 57

φάσκω 
Phasko 
Usage: 3

φημί 
Phemi 
Usage: 54



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