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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 words easy to be understood, how shall it be known what is spoken? for ye shall speak into the air.

1 Corinthians 14:2

For he that speaketh in an unknown tongue speaketh not unto men, but unto God: for no man understandeth him; howbeit in the spirit he speaketh 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: but let them not turn again to folly.

Job 33:14

For God speaketh once, yea twice, yet man perceiveth it not.

1 Corinthians 14:27

If any man speak 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 the dumb in the cause of all such as are appointed to destruction.

1 Corinthians 14:19

Yet in the church I had rather speak five words with my understanding, that by my voice 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 have I 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.

Ephesians 5:12

For it is a shame even to speak of those things which are done of them in secret.

John 4:26

Jesus saith unto her, I that speak unto thee am he.

Ecclesiastes 7:21

Also take no heed unto all words that are spoken; lest thou hear thy servant curse thee:

1 Corinthians 14:28

But if there be no interpreter, let him keep silence in the church; and let him speak to himself, and to God.

Isaiah 52:6

Therefore my people shall know my name: therefore they shall know in that day that I am he that doth speak: behold, it is I.

Acts 2:8

And how hear we every man in our own tongue, wherein we were born?

Job 34:35

Job hath spoken without knowledge, and his words were without wisdom.

Jeremiah 1:7

But the LORD said unto me, Say not, 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 till Job had spoken, because they were elder than he.

Proverbs 23:9

Speak not in the ears of a fool: for he will despise the wisdom of thy words.

1 Corinthians 14:34

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

John 16:25

These things have I spoken unto you in proverbs: but the time cometh, when I shall no more speak unto you in proverbs, but I shall shew 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 believest not my words, which shall be fulfilled in their season.

Isaiah 28:11

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

Jeremiah 5:14

Wherefore thus saith the LORD God of hosts, Because ye speak 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 defileth the whole body, and setteth on fire the course of nature; and it is set on fire of hell.

James 4:11

Speak not evil one of another, brethren. He that speaketh evil of his brother, and judgeth his brother, speaketh evil of the law, and judgeth the law: but if thou judge the law, thou art not a doer of the law, but a judge.

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 calleth for strokes. A fool's mouth is his destruction, and his lips are the snare of his soul.

Ecclesiastes 5:7

For in the multitude of dreams and many words there are also divers vanities: but fear thou God.

Proverbs 26:9

As a thorn goeth up into the hand of a drunkard, so is a parable in the mouth of fools.

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Topics on Speaking

Christ Speaking

43;18;20

Jesus answered him, I spake openly to the world; I ever taught in the synagogue, and in the temple, whither the Jews always resort; and in secret have I said nothing.

Christ Speaking To Disciples

40;12;49

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

Evil Speaking

60;2;1

Wherefore laying aside all malice, and all guile, and hypocrisies, and envies, and all evil speakings,

God Speaking

1;1;3

And God said, Let there be light: and there was light.

God Speaking Of Old

58;1;1

God, who at sundry times and in divers manners spake in time past unto the fathers by the prophets,

Speaking Again

18;33;14

For God speaketh once, yea twice, yet man perceiveth it not.

Speaking As From God

24;15;19

Therefore thus saith the LORD, If thou return, then will I bring thee again, and thou shalt stand before me: and if thou 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 By The Spirit

10;23;2

The Spirit of the LORD spake by me, and his word was in my tongue.

Speaking In Christ's Name

40;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

44;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 The Word God Gives

2;4;12

Now therefore go, and I will be with thy mouth, and teach thee what thou shalt say.

Speaking To God

1;18;27

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

Speaking Truth

49;4;15

But speaking the truth in love, may grow up into him in all things, which is the head, even Christ:

Speaking With The Mouth

26;3;27

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

Speaking, Evil

45;3;13

Their throat is an open sepulchre; with their tongues they have used deceit; the poison of asps is under their lips:

Speaking, Wisdom In

59;1;19

Wherefore, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath:

The Dumb Speaking

42;1;64

And his mouth was opened immediately, and his tongue loosed, and he spake, and praised God.

The Spirit Speaking

44;8;29

Then the Spirit said unto Philip, Go near, and join thyself to this chariot.

While Still Speaking

23;65;24

And it shall come to pass, that before they call, I will answer; and while they are yet speaking, I will hear.