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59 Bible Verses about speaking

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1 Corinthians 14:9

So likewise ye, except ye utter by the tongue a clear and definite word, how shall it be known what is spoken? for ye shall speak into the air.

1 Corinthians 14:2

For he that speaks in an unknown tongue speaks not unto men, but unto God, for no one understands him, even though by the Spirit he speaks mysteries.

Psalm 85:8

I will hear what God the LORD will speak, for he will speak peace unto his people and to his saints, that they not turn again to folly.

Job 33:14

Nevertheless, in one or two manners God speaks to the one who does not see.

1 Corinthians 14:27

If anyone speaks in an unknown tongue, let it be by two, or at the most by three, and that by course; and let one interpret.

Proverbs 31:8

Open thy mouth for those who cannot speak in the judgment of all the sons of death.

1 Corinthians 14:19

yet in the congregation I would rather speak five words with my understanding, that I might teach others also, than ten thousand words in an unknown tongue.

2 Corinthians 4:13

We having the same Spirit of faith, according as it is written, I believed and, therefore, I have spoken; we also believe and, therefore, speak;

Ecclesiastes 3:7

a time to rend, and a time to sew; a time to keep silence, and a time to speak;

Psalm 31:18

Let the lying lips be put to silence; which speak grievous things proudly and contemptuously against the righteous.

John 4:26

Jesus said unto her, I AM that speak unto thee.

Psalm 115:5

They have mouths, but they shall never speak; they have eyes, but they shall never see:

Ecclesiastes 7:21

Also do not take to heart all the words that are spoken lest thou hear thy slave speak evil of thee:

1 Corinthians 14:28

But if there is no interpreter, let him keep silence in the congregation , and let him speak to himself and to God.

Isaiah 52:6

Therefore my people shall know my name for this reason in that day: for even I that speak, behold, I shall be present.

Acts 2:8

And how do we hear each one speak in our own tongue, with which we were brought up?

Job 34:35

Job has spoken without knowledge, and his words were without prudence.

Jeremiah 1:7

But the LORD said unto me, Do not say, I am a child; for thou shalt go to all that I shall send thee, and whatsoever I command thee thou shalt speak.

Job 32:4

Now Elihu had waited until Job had spoken because they were all elder than he.

Proverbs 23:9

Do not speak in the ears of a fool, for he will despise the prudence of thy words.

1 Corinthians 14:34

Let your women keep silence in the congregations , for it is not permitted unto them to speak; but they are commanded to be in subjection, as also saith the law.

John 16:25

I have spoken these things unto you in proverbs, but the hour comes when I shall no longer speak unto you in proverbs, but I shall show you plainly of the Father.

Luke 1:20

And, behold, thou shalt be dumb and not able to speak until the day that these things shall be performed, because thou didst not believe my words, which shall be fulfilled in their season.

Isaiah 28:11

For with stammering lips and another tongue he will speak to this people.

Jeremiah 5:14

Therefore thus hath the LORD God of the hosts said: Because ye have spoken this word, behold, I will make my words in thy mouth fire and this people wood, and it shall devour them.

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James 3:6

And the tongue is a fire, a world of iniquity: so is the tongue among our members, that it defiles the whole body and sets on fire the course of our nature; and it is set on fire of hell.

More verses: Titus 3:1-2

Speaking » Folly in

Matthew 12:36-37

But I say unto you, That every idle word that men shall speak, they shall give account thereof in the day of judgment. For by thy words thou shalt be justified, and by thy words thou shalt be condemned.

Proverbs 18:6-7

A fool's lips enter into contention, and his mouth calls for strokes. A fool's mouth is his destruction, and his lips are the snare of his soul.

Ecclesiastes 5:7

Because dreams abound, and vanities and the words are many, but fear thou God.

Proverbs 26:9

As thorns sunk into the hand of one who is drunk, so is a proverb in the mouth of fools.

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Topics on Speaking

Christ Speaking

John 18:20

Jesus answered him, I spoke openly to the world; I always taught in the synagogue and in the temple, where all the Jews gather; and I have said nothing in secret.

Christ Speaking To Disciples

Matthew 12:49

And he stretched forth his hand toward his disciples, and said, Behold my mother and my brothers!

Speaking Again

Job 33:14

Nevertheless, in one or two manners God speaks to the one who does not see.

Speaking As From God

Jeremiah 15:19

Therefore thus hath the LORD said, If thou wilt return, then I will bring thee again, and thou shalt stand before me; and if thou wilt take forth the precious from the vile, thou shalt be as my mouth; let them return unto thee, but return not thou unto them.

Speaking In Christ's Name

Matthew 7:22

Many will say to me in that day, Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied in thy name? and in thy name have cast out devils? and in thy name done many wonderful works?

Speaking In Tongues

Acts 19:1-7

And it came to pass that while Apollos was at Corinth, Paul, having passed through the upper coasts, came to Ephesus, and finding certain disciples,

Speaking To God

Genesis 18:27

And Abraham answered and said, Behold now, I have taken upon me to speak unto the Lord, who am but dust and ashes;

Speaking With The Mouth

Ezekiel 3:27

But when I speak with thee, I will open thy mouth; and thou shalt say unto them, Thus hath the Lord GOD said: He that hears, let him hear, and he that forbears; let him forbear: for they are a rebellious house.

The Dumb Speaking

Luke 1:64

And his mouth was opened immediately, and his tongue loosed, and he spoke blessing God.