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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.

Acts 18:9

Then the Lord said to Paul in a night vision, “Don’t be afraid, but keep on speaking and don’t be silent.

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 keeping 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 each of us can hear 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

John 18:20

“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

Matthew 12:49

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

Speaking Again

Job 33:14

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

Speaking As From God

Jeremiah 15:19

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 In Christ's Name

Matthew 7:22

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

Acts 19:1-7

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

Speaking With The Mouth

Ezekiel 3:27

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.

The Dumb Speaking

Luke 1:64

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

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