'Words' in the Bible
And they were all filled (diffused throughout their souls) with the Holy Spirit and began to speak in other (different, foreign) languages (tongues), as the Spirit kept giving them clear and loud expression [in each tongue in appropriate words].
And when this sound came to their ears, they all came together, and were greatly surprised because every man was hearing the words of the disciples in his special language.
And how is it that every one of us is hearing their words in the language which was ours from our birth?
But Peter, standing up with the eleven, lifted up his voice, and said unto them, Ye men of Judaea, and all ye that dwell at Jerusalem, be this known unto you, and hearken to my words:
"Men of Judea and everyone living in Jerusalem! You must understand something, so pay close attention to my words. These men are not drunk as you suppose, for it's only nine o'clock in the morning.
Ye men of Israel, hear these words; Jesus of Nazareth, a man approved of God among you by miracles and wonders and signs, which God did by him in the midst of you, as ye yourselves also know:
Now when these words came to their ears their hearts were troubled, and they said to Peter and the other Apostles, Brothers, what are we to do?
And with many other words did he testify and exhort, saying, Save yourselves from this untoward generation.
Then those who gave hearing to his words had baptism: and about three thousand souls were joined to them that day.
And when they had said more sharp words to them, they let them go, not seeing what punishment they might give them, because of the people; for all men were giving praise to God for what had taken place.
And now, Lord, take note of their cruel words, and give your servants power to be preachers of your word without fear,
And Ananias hearing these words fell down, and gave up the ghost: and great fear came on all them that heard these things.
Go, stand and speak in the temple to the people all the words of this life.
When the commander of the Temple guards and the high priests heard these words, they were utterly at a loss as to what could have happened to them.
But when these words came to their ears, they were cut to the heart, and had a mind to put them to death.
These words pleased the whole multitude. They chose Stephen, a man full of faith and of the Holy Spirit, Philip, Prochorus, Nicanor, Timon, Parmenas, and Nicolaus, a proselyte of Antioch;
But they were not able to get the better of him, for his words were full of wisdom and of the Spirit.
Then they suborned men, which said, We have heard him speak blasphemous words against Moses, and against God.
And set up false witnesses, which said, This man ceaseth not to speak blasphemous words against this holy place, and the law:
And Moses was learned in all the wisdom of the Egyptians, and was mighty in words and in deeds.
And at these words, Moses went in flight to the land of Midian, and was living there for a time, and had two sons.
This is he who in the assembly in the wilderness (desert) was the go-between for the Angel who spoke to him on Mount Sinai and our forefathers, and he received living oracles (words that still live) to be handed down to us.
As they listened to these words, they became infuriated and gnashed their teeth at him.
Then, rising on his knees, he cried aloud, "Lord, do not reckon this sin against them." And with these words he fell asleep.
And all the people gave attention to the words which Philip said, when they saw the signs which he did.
And the Ethiopian said to Philip, About whom are these words said by the prophet? about himself, or some other?
But Barnabas took him to the Apostles and gave them an account of how he had seen the Lord on the road, and had given hearing to his words, and how at Damascus he had been preaching in the name of Jesus without fear.
And when the angel who said these words to him had gone away, he sent for two of his house-servants, and a God-fearing man of the army, one of those who were waiting on him at all times;
And they said, Cornelius the centurion, a just man, and one that feareth God, and of good report among all the nation of the Jews, was warned from God by an holy angel to send for thee into his house, and to hear words of thee.
And saying these words, he went in, and saw that a great number of people had come together;
And he said to them, You yourselves are aware how it is not lawful or permissible for a Jew to keep company with or to visit or [even] to come near or to speak first to anyone of another nationality, but God has shown and taught me by words that I should not call any human being common or unhallowed or [ceremonially] unclean.
While Peter yet spake these words, the Holy Ghost fell on all them which heard the word.
Who shall tell thee words, whereby thou and all thy house shall be saved.
And the words of the Lord came into my mind, how he said, The baptism of John was with water, but you will have baptism with the Holy Spirit.
For the residents of Jerusalem and their rulers, since they did not recognize Him or the voices of the prophets that are read every Sabbath, have fulfilled their words by condemning Him.
And about his coming back from the dead, never again to go to destruction, he has said these words, I will give you the holy and certain mercies of David.
So take care that these words of the prophets do not come true for you;
And when the Jews were gone out of the synagogue, the Gentiles besought that these words might be preached to them the next sabbath.
But when the Jews saw such a great number of people, they were full of envy and said evil words against Paul's preaching.
Even in [the light of] these words they with difficulty prevented the people from offering sacrifice to them.
And to this agree the words of the prophets; as it is written,
Forasmuch as we have heard, that certain which went out from us have troubled you with words, subverting your souls, saying, Ye must be circumcised, and keep the law: to whom we gave no such commandment:
And Judas and Silas, being prophets also themselves, exhorted the brethren with many words, and confirmed them.
The jailer reported these words to Paul: "The magistrates have sent orders for you to be released. So come out now and go in peace."
And the serjeants told these words unto the magistrates: and they feared, when they heard that they were Romans.
And some of those who were supporters of the theories of the Epicureans and the Stoics, had a meeting with him. And some said, What is this talker of foolish words saying? And others, He seems to be a preacher of strange gods: because he was preaching of Jesus and his coming back from the dead.
And when they put themselves against him, and said evil words, he said, shaking his clothing, Your blood be on your heads, I am clean: from now I will go to the Gentiles.
But if it be a question of words and names, and of your law, look ye to it; for I will be no judge of such matters.
And he was preaching in the Synagogue without fear. But Priscilla and Aquila, hearing his words, took him in, and gave him fuller teaching about the way of God.
Afterwards he went into the synagogue. There for three months he continued to preach fearlessly, explaining in words which carried conviction the truths which concern the Kingdom of God.
But because some of the people were hard-hearted and would not give hearing, saying evil words about the Way before the people, he went away from them, and kept the disciples separate, reasoning every day in the school of Tyrannus.
With these words he dismissed the assembly.
When the uproar had ceased, Paul sent for the disciples; and, after speaking words of encouragement to them, he took his leave, and started for Macedonia.
and having gone through those parts, and having exhorted them with many words, he came to Greece;
I have shewed you all things, how that so labouring ye ought to support the weak, and to remember the words of the Lord Jesus, how he said, It is more blessed to give than to receive.
And having said these words, he went down on his knees in prayer with them all.
Sorrowing most of all for the words which he spake, that they should see his face no more. And they accompanied him unto the ship.
We said our last words to one another, and got into the ship, and they went back to their houses.
And he came to us, and took the band of Paul's clothing, and putting it round his feet and hands, said, The Holy Spirit says these words, So will the Jews do to the man who is the owner of this band, and they will give him up into the hands of the Gentiles.
As soon as we heard these words, both we and the brethren at Caesarea entreated Paul not to go up to Jerusalem.
Now the men who were with me saw the light, but they did not hear [ the sound of the uttered words of] the voice of the One Who was speaking to me [so that they could understand it].
And he said, You have been marked out by the God of our fathers to have knowledge of his purpose, and to see the Upright One and to give ear to the words of his mouth.
And those who were near said, Do you say such words against God's high priest
These words of his caused an angry dispute between the Pharisees and the Sadducees, and the assembly took different sides.
Notwithstanding, that I be not further tedious unto thee, I pray thee that thou wouldest hear us of thy clemency a few words.
And when he made his answer in these words, Festus said in a loud voice, Paul, you are off your head; your great learning has made you unbalanced.
But he said, I am not mad, most noble Festus; but speak forth the words of truth and soberness.
King Agrippa, do you believe the prophets? [Do you give credence to God's messengers and their words?] I perceive and know that you do believe.
Having said these words, he took bread and, giving thanks to God before them all, he broke it and began to eat.
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