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59 Bible Verses about speaking

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1 Corinthians 14:9

In the same way, unless you use your tongue for intelligible speech, how will what is spoken be known? For you will be speaking into the air.

1 Corinthians 14:2

For the person who speaks in [another] language is not speaking to men but to God, since no one understands him; however, he speaks mysteries in the Spirit.

Psalm 85:8

I will listen to what God will say; surely the Lord will declare peace to His people, His godly ones, and not let them go back to foolish ways.

Job 33:14

For God speaks time and again, but a person may not notice it.

1 Corinthians 14:27

If any person speaks in [another] language, there should be only two, or at the most three, each in turn, and someone must interpret.

Proverbs 31:8

Speak up for those who have no voice, for the justice of all who are dispossessed.

1 Corinthians 14:19

yet in the church I would rather speak five words with my understanding, in order to teach others also, than 10,000 words in [another] language.

John 2:21

But He was speaking about the sanctuary of His body.

2 Corinthians 4:13

And since we have the same spirit of faith in accordance with what is written, I believed, therefore I spoke, we also believe, and therefore speak,

John 4:26

"I am [He]," Jesus told her, "the One speaking to you."

Ecclesiastes 7:21

Don't pay attention to everything people say, or you may hear your servant cursing you;

1 Corinthians 14:28

But if there is no interpreter, that person should keep silent in the church and speak to himself and to God.

Isaiah 52:6

Therefore My people will know My name; therefore [they will know] on that day that I am He who says: Here I am."

Acts 2:8

How is it that we hear, each of us, in our own native language?

Job 34:35

"Job speaks without knowledge; his words are without insight."

Jeremiah 1:7

Then the Lord said to me: Do not say: I am [only] a youth, for you will go to everyone I send you to and speak whatever I tell you.

Job 32:4

Now Elihu had waited to speak to Job because they were [all] older than he.

Proverbs 23:9

Don't speak to a fool, for he will despise the insight of your words.

1 Corinthians 14:34

the women should be silent in the churches, for they are not permitted to speak, but should be submissive, as the law also says.

John 16:25

"I have spoken these things to you in figures of speech. A time is coming when I will no longer speak to you in figures, but I will tell you plainly about the Father.

Luke 1:20

Now listen! You will become silent and unable to speak until the day these things take place, because you did not believe my words, which will be fulfilled in their proper time."

Isaiah 28:11

So He will speak to this people with stammering speech and in a foreign language.

Jeremiah 5:14

Therefore, this is what the Lord God of Hosts says: Because you have spoken this word, I am going to make My words become fire in your mouth. These people are the wood, and the fire will consume them.

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James 3:6

And the tongue is a fire. The tongue, a world of unrighteousness, is placed among the parts of our [bodies]; it pollutes the whole body, sets the course of life on fire, and is set on fire by hell.

More verses: Titus 3:1-2

Speaking » Folly in

Matthew 12:36-37

I tell you that on the day of judgment people will have to account for every careless word they speak. For by your words you will be acquitted, and by your words you will be condemned."

Proverbs 18:6-7

A fool's lips lead to strife, and his mouth provokes a beating. A fool's mouth is his devastation, and his lips are a trap for his life.

Proverbs 26:9

A proverb in the mouth of a fool is like a stick with thorns, brandished by the hand of a drunkard.

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Topics on Speaking

Christ Speaking


"I have spoken openly to the world," Jesus answered him. "I have always taught in the synagogue and in the temple complex, where all the Jews congregate, and I haven't spoken anything in secret.

Christ Speaking To Disciples


And stretching out His hand toward His disciples, He said, "Here are My mother and My brothers!

Evil Speaking


So rid yourselves of all wickedness, all deceit, hypocrisy, envy, and all slander.

God Speaking


Then God said, "Let there be light," and there was light.

God Speaking Of Old


Long ago God spoke to the fathers by the prophets at different times and in different ways.

Speaking Again


For God speaks time and again, but a person may not notice it.

Speaking As From God


Therefore, this is what the Lord says: If you return, I will restore you; you will stand in My presence. And if you speak noble [words], rather than worthless ones, you will be My spokesman. It is they who must return to you; you must not return to them.

Speaking By The Spirit


The Spirit of the Lord spoke through me, His word was on my tongue.

Speaking In Christ's Name


On that day many will say to Me, 'Lord, Lord, didn't we prophesy in Your name, drive out demons in Your name, and do many miracles in Your name?'

Speaking In Tongues


While Apollos was in Corinth, Paul traveled through the interior regions and came to Ephesus. He found some disciples

Speaking The Word God Gives


Now go! I will help you speak and I will teach you what to say."

Speaking To God


Then Abraham answered, "Since I have ventured to speak to the Lord-even though I am dust and ashes-

Speaking Truth


But speaking the truth in love, let us grow in every way into Him who is the head-Christ.

Speaking With The Mouth


But when I speak with you, I will open your mouth, and you will say to them: This is what the Lord God says. Let the one who listens, listen, and let the one who refuses, refuse-for they are a rebellious house.

Speaking, Evil


Their throat is an open grave; they deceive with their tongues. Vipers' venom is under their lips.

Speaking, Wisdom In


My dearly loved brothers, understand this: everyone must be quick to hear, slow to speak, and slow to anger,

The Dumb Speaking


Immediately his mouth was opened and his tongue [set free], and he began to speak, praising God.

The Spirit Speaking


The Spirit told Philip, "Go and join that chariot."

While Still Speaking


Even before they call, I will answer; while they are still speaking, I will hear.

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