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61 Bible Verses about Speech

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Titus 2:8

a sound word, not to be condemned; that he who is opposed may be ashamed, having no evil thing to say about us:

Genesis 11:7

Come, let us go down, and there confound their language, that they may not understand one another's speech.

1 Corinthians 14:9

Thus also ye with the tongue, unless ye give a distinct speech, how shall it be known what is spoken? for ye will be speaking to the air.

Genesis 11:1

And the whole earth had one language, and the same words.

Psalm 55:21

Smooth were the milky words of his mouth, but his heart was war; his words were softer than oil, yet are they drawn swords.

1 Corinthians 1:5

that in everything ye have been enriched in him, in all word of doctrine, and all knowledge,

Psalm 19:3

There is no speech and there are no words, yet their voice is heard.

Zephaniah 3:9

For then will I turn to the peoples a pure language, that they may all call upon the name of Jehovah, to serve him with one consent.

1 Corinthians 2:1

And I, when I came to you, brethren, came not in excellency of word, or wisdom, announcing to you the testimony of God.

Proverbs 22:11

He that loveth pureness of heart, upon whose lips is grace, the king is his friend.

Colossians 3:8

But now, put off, ye also, all these things, wrath, anger, malice, blasphemy, vile language out of your mouth.

Psalm 19:2

Day unto day uttereth speech, and night unto night sheweth knowledge.

2 Corinthians 8:7

but even as ye abound in every way, in faith, and word, and knowledge, and all diligence, and in love from you to us, that ye may abound in this grace also.

Exodus 6:30

And Moses said before Jehovah, Behold, I am of uncircumcised lips, and how will Pharaoh hearken unto me?

John 16:25

These things I have spoken to you in allegories; the hour is coming that I will no longer speak to you in allegories, but will declare to you openly concerning the Father.

2 Corinthians 11:6

But if I am a simple person in speech, yet not in knowledge, but in everything making the truth manifest in all things to you.

Colossians 2:4

And I say this to the end that no one may delude you by persuasive speech.

Numbers 12:8

Mouth to mouth do I speak to him openly, and not in riddles; and the form of Jehovah doth he behold. Why then were ye not afraid to speak against my servant, against Moses?

Psalm 17:6

I have called upon thee, for thou answerest me, O God. Incline thine ear unto me, hear my speech.

2 Corinthians 10:10

because his letters, he says, are weighty and strong, but his presence in the body weak, and his speech naught.

2 Corinthians 7:4

Great is my boldness towards you, great my exulting in respect of you; I am filled with encouragement; I overabound in joy under all our affliction.

John 16:29

His disciples say to him, Lo, now thou speakest openly and utterest no allegory.

Ecclesiastes 5:6

Suffer not thy mouth to cause thy flesh to sin; neither say thou before the angel, that it was an inadvertence. Wherefore should God be wroth at thy voice, and destroy the work of thy hands?

Exodus 4:10

And Moses said to Jehovah, Ah Lord! I am not eloquent, neither heretofore nor since thou hast spoken to thy servant, for I am slow of speech and of a slow tongue.

Matthew 26:73

And after a little, those who stood there, coming to him, said to Peter, Truly thou too art of them, for also thy speech makes thee manifest.

Isaiah 29:4

And thou shalt be brought low, thou shalt speak out of the ground, and thy speech shall come low out of the dust, and thy voice shall be as of one that hath a familiar spirit, out of the ground, and thy speech shall whisper out of the dust.

1 Samuel 16:18

And one of the young men answered and said, Behold, I have seen a son of Jesse the Bethlehemite, who is skilled in playing, and he is a valiant man and a man of war, and skilled in speech, and of good presence, and Jehovah is with him.

Proverbs 7:21

With her much enticement she beguiled him; with the smoothness of her lips she constrained him.

Nehemiah 13:24

And their children spoke half in the language of Ashdod, and could not speak in the Jews' language, but according to the language of each people.

From Thematic Bible


Language » Called » Speech

Mark 14:70

And he again denied. And again, after a little, those that stood by said to Peter, Truly thou art one of them, for also thou art a Galilean.

Acts 14:11

But the crowds, who saw what Paul had done, lifted up their voices in Lycaonian, saying, The gods, having made themselves like men, are come down to us.

Rab-shakeh (rabshakeh) » Sent by » Sennacherib » Speech » Surrender of » Jeruslaem

2 Kings 19:4

It may be Jehovah thy God will hear all the words of Rab-shakeh, whom the king of Assyria his master has sent to reproach the living God; and will rebuke the words which Jehovah thy God has heard. Therefore lift up a prayer for the remnant that is left.

2 Kings 19:8

And Rab-shakeh returned, and found the king of Assyria warring against Libnah; for he had heard that he had departed from Lachish.

2 Kings 18:17-36

And the king of Assyria sent Tartan and Rabsaris and Rab-shakeh from Lachish, with a strong force, against king Hezekiah, to Jerusalem. And they went up and came to Jerusalem. And when they were come up, they came and stood by the aqueduct of the upper pool, which is on the highway of the fuller's field. And they called to the king. Then came forth to them Eliakim the son of Hilkijah, who was over the household, and Shebnah the scribe, and Joah the son of Asaph, the chronicler. And Rab-shakeh said to them, Say now to Hezekiah, Thus says the great king, the king of Assyria: What confidence is this wherein thou trustest? read more.
Thou sayest but it is a word of the lips There is counsel and strength for war. Now on whom dost thou rely, that thou hast revolted against me? Now behold, thou reliest upon the staff of that broken reed, upon Egypt, on which if a man lean, it goes into his hand and pierces it: so is Pharaoh king of Egypt to all that rely upon him. And if ye say to me, We rely upon Jehovah our God: is it not he whose high places and whose altars Hezekiah has removed, saying to Judah and Jerusalem, Ye shall worship before this altar in Jerusalem? And now, engage, I pray thee, with my master the king of Assyria, and I will give thee two thousand horses, if thou canst set the riders upon them. How then wilt thou turn away the face of one captain of the least of my master's servants? And thou reliest upon Egypt for chariots and for horsemen! Am I now come up without Jehovah against this place to destroy it? Jehovah said to me, Go up against this land and destroy it. And Eliakim the son of Hilkijah, and Shebnah and Joah said to Rab-shakeh, Speak, we pray thee, to thy servants in Syriac, for we understand it, and talk not with us in the Jewish language in the ears of the people that are on the wall. And Rab-shakeh said to them, Is it to thy master and to thee that my master sent me to speak these words? Is it not to the men that sit on the wall, that they may eat their own dung and drink their own urine with you? And Rab-shakeh stood and cried with a loud voice in the Jewish language, and spoke and said, Hear the word of the great king, the king of Assyria! Thus says the king: Let not Hezekiah deceive you; for he will not be able to deliver you out of the king's hand. Neither let Hezekiah make you rely upon Jehovah, saying, Jehovah will certainly deliver us, and this city shall not be given into the hand of the king of Assyria. Hearken not to Hezekiah; for thus says the king of Assyria: Make peace with me, and come out to me; and eat every one of his vine and every one of his fig-tree, and drink every one the waters of his own cistern; until I come and take you away to a land like your own land, a land of corn and wine, a land of bread and vineyards, a land of olive-trees and of honey, that ye may live and not die; and hearken not to Hezekiah, when he persuades you, saying, Jehovah will deliver us. Have any of the gods of the nations delivered at all his land out of the hand of the king of Assyria? Where are the gods of Hamath and of Arpad? Where are the gods of Sepharvaim, Hena, and Ivvah? and have they delivered Samaria out of my hand? Which are they among all the gods of the countries, who have delivered their country out of my hand, that Jehovah should deliver Jerusalem out of my hand? But the people were silent and answered him not a word; for the king's command was, saying, Answer him not.

Speech » Evil, general references to

Psalm 36:3

The words of his mouth are wickedness and deceit: he hath left off to be wise, to do good.

James 3:6

and the tongue is fire, the world of unrighteousness; the tongue is set in our members, the defiler of the whole body, and which sets fire to the course of nature, and is set on fire of hell.

Speech » Admonitions concerning

Titus 2:8

a sound word, not to be condemned; that he who is opposed may be ashamed, having no evil thing to say about us:

More verses: James 3:2

Speech » Plainness of

Acts 7:52

Which of the prophets have not your fathers persecuted? and they have slain those who announced beforehand concerning the coming of the Just One, of whom ye have now become deliverers up and murderers!

Matthew 3:7

But seeing many of the Pharisees and Sadducees coming to his baptism, he said to them, Offspring of vipers, who has forewarned you to flee from the coming wrath?

Uprightness » Should be in » Speech

Isaiah 33:15

He that walketh righteously, and speaketh uprightly; he that despiseth the gain of oppressions, that shaketh his hands from taking hold of bribes, that stoppeth his ears from hearing of blood, and shutteth his eyes from seeing evil:

Topics on Speech

Beware Of Your Speech

59;3;5

Thus also the tongue is a little member, and boasts great things. See how little a fire, how large a wood it kindles!

Curbing Speech

18;13;13

Hold your peace from me, and I will speak, and let come on me what will!

Figures Of Speech

48;4;24

Which things have an allegorical sense; for these are two covenants: one from mount Sinai, gendering to bondage, which is Hagar.

Let Your Speech Be Good

49;4;29

Let no corrupt word go out of your mouth, but if there be any good one for needful edification, that it may give grace to those that hear it.

Powers Of Speech

20;18;21

Death and life are in the power of the tongue, and they that love it shall eat the fruit thereof.

Speech Impediments

2;4;10

And Moses said to Jehovah, Ah Lord! I am not eloquent, neither heretofore nor since thou hast spoken to thy servant, for I am slow of speech and of a slow tongue.

Speech, Negative Aspects Of

40;12;33-35

Either make the tree good, and its fruit good; or make the tree corrupt, and its fruit corrupt. For from the fruit the tree is known.

Speech, Positive Aspects Of

19;19;14

Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable in thy sight, O Jehovah, my rock, and my redeemer.

Speech, Power And Significance Of

20;18;21

Death and life are in the power of the tongue, and they that love it shall eat the fruit thereof.

Without Speech

19;19;3

There is no speech and there are no words, yet their voice is heard.