Speaking in the Bible (486 instances)

486 occurrences in 13 translations

'Speaking' in the Bible

And she calleth the name of Jehovah who is speaking unto her, 'Thou art, O God, my beholder;' for she said, 'Even here have I looked behind my beholder?'

Then Abram fell to the ground as God continued speaking to him.

and He finisheth speaking with him, and God goeth up from Abraham.

When the Lord had finished speaking with Abraham, He departed, and Abraham returned to his place.

And it came to pass, before he had done speaking, that, behold, Rebekah came out, who was born to Bethuel, son of Milcah, the wife of Nahor, Abraham's brother, with her pitcher upon her shoulder.

And before I had done speaking in mine heart, behold, Rebekah came forth with her pitcher on her shoulder; and she went down unto the well, and drew water: and I said unto her, Let me drink, I pray thee.

Now Rebekah overheard Isaac while he was speaking to his son Esau. When Esau had gone out to the field to hunt and bring in some game,

and Rebekah hath spoken unto Jacob her son, saying, 'Lo, I have heard thy father speaking unto Esau thy brother, saying,

While he was still speaking with them, Rachel came with her father's sheep, for she was a shepherdess.

my hand is to God to do evil with you, but the God of your father yesternight hath spoken unto me, saying, Take heed to thyself from speaking with Jacob from good unto evil.

Then the sons of Jacob answered Shechem and his father Hamor speaking deceitfully, because he had defiled Dinah their sister.

After this, God ascended from the place where he had been speaking to him.

And it cometh to pass at her speaking unto Joseph day by day, that he hath not hearkened unto her, to lie near her, to be with her;

(Now they did not know that Joseph could understand them, for he was speaking through an interpreter.)

Look! Your eyes and my brother Benjamin's eyes can see that it is I [, Joseph,] who am speaking to you.

Thus ye do say to Joseph, I pray thee, bear, I pray thee, with the transgression of thy brethren, and their sin, for they have done thee evil; and now, bear, we pray thee, with the transgression of the servants of the God of thy father;' and Joseph weepeth in their speaking unto him.

So don't be afraid! I'll take care of you and your little ones." So Joseph kept on comforting them, speaking to the needs of their hearts.

But Moses replied to the Lord, "Please, Lord, I have never been eloquent-either in the past or recently or since You have been speaking to Your servant-because I am slow and hesitant in speech."

They were the ones speaking to Pharaoh, king of Egypt, to bring the Israelis out of Egypt; this is that same Moses and Aaron.

And it cometh to pass in the day of Jehovah's speaking unto Moses in the land of Egypt,

that Jehovah speaketh unto Moses, saying, 'I am Jehovah, speak unto Pharaoh king of Egypt all that I am speaking unto thee.'

and Moses is a son of eighty years, and Aaron is a son of eighty and three years, in their speaking unto Pharaoh.

As Aaron was speaking to the entire Israelite community, they turned toward the wilderness, and there, in a cloud, the Lord's glory appeared.

And Jehovah saith unto Moses, 'Lo, I am coming unto thee in the thickness of the cloud, so that the people hear in My speaking with thee, and also believe in thee to the age;' and Moses declareth the words of the people unto Jehovah.

When the sound of the horn grew louder and louder, Moses was speaking and God was answering him with a voice.

As Moses descended from Mount Sinai-with the two tablets of the testimony in his hands as he descended the mountain-he did not realize that the skin of his face shone as a result of his speaking with the Lord.

And till Moses had done speaking with them, he put a vail on his face.

Or when a person sweareth, speaking wrongfully with the lips to do evil, or to do good, even anything which man speaketh wrongfully with an oath, and it hath been hid from him; -- when he hath known then he hath been guilty of one of these;

And these are births of Aaron and Moses, in the day of Jehovah's speaking with Moses in mount Sinai.

And when Moses was gone into the tabernacle of the congregation to speak with him, then he heard the voice of one speaking unto him from off the mercy seat that was upon the ark of testimony, from between the two cherubims: and he spake unto him.

And the people were as murmurers,'speaking evil in the ears of Jehovah: and when Jehovah heard it, his anger was kindled; and the fire of Jehovah burnt among them, and devoured in the uttermost part of the camp.

And it came to pass, as he had made an end of speaking all these words, that the ground clave asunder that was under them:

The people then came to Moses and said, "We have sinned by speaking against the Lord and against you. Intercede with the Lord so that He will take the snakes away from us." And Moses interceded for the people.

'Rightly are the daughters of Zelophehad speaking; thou dost certainly give to them a possession of an inheritance in the midst of their father's brethren, and hast caused to pass over the inheritance of their father to them.

And Moses commandeth the sons of Israel, by the command of Jehovah, saying, 'Rightly are the tribe of the sons of Joseph speaking;

and ye have been very watchful of your souls, for ye have not seen any similitude in the day of Jehovah's speaking unto you in Horeb out of the midst of the fire,

Did ever people hear the voice of God speaking out of the midst of the fire, as thou hast heard, and live?

And Moses calleth unto all Israel, and saith unto them, 'Hear, Israel, the statutes and the judgments which I am speaking in your ears to-day, and ye have learned them, and have observed to do them.

For who is there of all flesh, that hath heard the voice of the living God speaking out of the midst of the fire, as we have, and lived?

And Jehovah heareth the voice of your words, in your speaking unto me, and Jehovah saith unto me, I have heard the voice of the words of this people which they have spoken unto thee; they have done well in all that they have spoken.

Keep in mind today that I am not speaking to your children, who neither were aware of nor did they witness the discipline of the LORD your God, that is, his great and far-reaching power,

I am speaking to you because you are the ones who saw all the great deeds of the Lord!

However, the prophet that behaves presumptuously by speaking a word in my name that I have not commanded him to speak, and who speaks in the name of other gods, then that prophet shall die.'

And it shall be, when the officers have made an end of speaking unto the people, that they shall make captains of the armies to lead the people.

And Moses went on speaking these words to all Israel:

And Moses made an end of speaking all these words to all Israel:

And He saith, 'No, for I am Prince of Jehovah's host; now I have come;' and Joshua falleth on his face to the earth, and doth obeisance, and saith to Him, 'What is my Lord speaking unto His servant?'

When the Lord's messenger finished speaking these words to all the Israelites, the people wept loudly.

Then he said to Him, "If I have found favor in Your sight, give me a sign that You are speaking with me.

Into your hand hath God given the heads of Midian, Oreb and Zeeb; and what have I been able to do like you?' Then their temper desisted from off him in his speaking this thing.

And it came to pass, when he had made an end of speaking, that he cast away the jawbone out of his hand, and called that place Ramathlehi.

When she saw that she was stedfastly minded to go with her, then she left speaking unto her.

Hannah was speaking to herself, and although her lips were moving, her voice could not be heard. Eli thought she was drunk

Don't consider your maid servant a worthless woman. Rather, all this time I've been speaking because I'm very anxious and distressed."

Don't keep speaking so arrogantly, letting proud talk come out of your mouth! For the Lord is a God who knows; he evaluates what people do.

When [Saul] had ended his inspired speaking, he went to the high place.

While Saul was still speaking to the priest, the commotion in the Philistine camp increased more and more, and Saul told the priest, "Remove your hand."

While he was speaking with them, suddenly the champion named Goliath, the Philistine from Gath, came forward from the Philistine battle line and shouted his usual words, which David heard.

When David's oldest brother Eliab heard him speaking to the men, he became angry with David and said, "Why have you come down here? To whom did you entrust those few sheep in the desert? I am familiar with your pride and deceit! You have come down here to watch the battle!"

And it came to pass, when he had made an end of speaking unto Saul, that the soul of Jonathan was knit with the soul of David, and Jonathan loved him as his own soul.

And it came to pass, when David had made an end of speaking these words unto Saul, that Saul said, Is this thy voice, my son David? And Saul lifted up his voice, and wept.

And it came to pass, as soon as he had made an end of speaking, that, behold, the king's sons came, and lifted up their voice and wept: and the king also and all his servants wept very sore.

And the woman saith, 'And why hast thou thought thus concerning the people of God? yea, the king is speaking this thing as a guilty one, in that the king hath not brought back his outcast;

The king said to him, "Why keep on speaking about [these] matters of yours? I hereby declare: you and Ziba are to divide the land."

At that moment, while you are still there speaking with the king, I'll come in after you and confirm your words."

At that moment, while she was still speaking with the king, Nathan the prophet arrived,

He was still speaking when Jonathan son of Abiathar the priest, suddenly arrived. Adonijah said, "Come in, for you are an excellent man, and you must be bringing good news."

They replied, "Today if you will be a servant to these people and serve them, and if you respond to them by speaking kind words to them, they will be your servants forever."

One of the members of the prophetic guild, speaking with divine authority, ordered his companion, "Wound me!" But the man refused to wound him.

And it cometh to pass, they are going, going on and speaking, and lo, a chariot of fire, and horses of fire, and they separate between them both, and Elijah goeth up in a whirlwind, to the heavens.

While Elisha was still speaking with them, the messenger came down to him. Then he said, "This disaster is from the Lord. Why should I trust the Lord any longer?"

yea, it cometh to pass, according to the speaking of the man of God unto the king, saying, 'Two measures of barley at a shekel, and a measure of fine flour at a shekel are, at this time to-morrow, in the gate of Samaria;'

The king had been speaking to Gehazi, the servant of the man of God, saying, "Tell me all the great things Elisha has done."

They replied, "If you will be kind to these people and please them by speaking kind words to them, they will be your servants forever."

And he said to the judges, "Consider what you are doing, for you are not judging for a man but for Yahweh. Now [he is] with you in speaking justice.

While he was still speaking to him, the king asked, "Have we made you the king's counselor? Stop, why should you lose your life?" So the prophet stopped, but he said, "I know that God intends to destroy you, because you have done this and have not listened to my advice."

The Assyrian king also wrote letters insulting the Lord, the God of Israel, and speaking against Him, saying, As the gods of the nations of other lands have not delivered their people out of my hand, so shall not the God of Hezekiah deliver His people out of my hand.

The LORD kept on speaking to Manasseh and to his people, but they paid no attention to him,

And the rest of the matters of Manasseh, and his prayer unto his God, and the matters of the seers, those speaking unto him in the name of Jehovah, God of Israel, lo, they are on the book of the matters of the kings of Israel;

because your heart was tender and you humbled yourself before God when you heard His words against this place and against its inhabitants, and because you humbled yourself before Me, and you tore your clothes and wept before Me, I Myself have heard'-this is the Lord speaking.

And he did that which was evil in the sight of the LORD his God, and humbled not himself before Jeremiah the prophet speaking from the mouth of the LORD.

Moreover, they were speaking about his good deeds in my presence and reported my words to him. Then Tobiah sent letters to frighten me.

And of their sons, half are speaking Ashdoditish -- and are not knowing to speak Jewish -- and according to the language of people and people.

and sendeth letters unto all provinces of the king, unto province and province according to its writing, and unto people and people according to its tongue, for every man being head in his own house -- and speaking according to the language of his people.

And it cometh to pass, in their speaking unto him, day by day, and he hath not hearkened unto them, that they declare it to Haman, to see whether the words of Mordecai do stand, for he hath declared to them that he is a Jew.

While they were still speaking with him, the eunuchs of the king arrived and rushed Haman to the banquet Esther had prepared.

For Mordecai the Jew was next unto king Ahasuerus, and great among the Jews, and accepted of the multitude of his brethren, seeking the wealth of his people, and speaking peace to all his seed.

While he was yet speaking, there came also another, and said, The fire of God is fallen from heaven, and hath burned up the sheep, and the servants, and consumed them; and I only am escaped alone to tell thee.

While he was yet speaking, there came also another, and said, The Chaldeans made out three bands, and fell upon the camels, and have carried them away, yea, and slain the servants with the edge of the sword; and I only am escaped alone to tell thee.

While he was yet speaking, there came also another, and said, Thy sons and thy daughters were eating and drinking wine in their eldest brother's house:

And they sit with him on the earth seven days and seven nights, and there is none speaking unto him a word when they have seen that the pain hath been very great.

If we assay to commune with thee, wilt thou be grieved? but who can withhold himself from speaking?

He keeps reliable advisors from speaking, and removes discernment from elders.

"But if I speak, my pain isn't assuaged; if I refrain from speaking, what do I have to lose?"

where would my hope be? "And speaking of my hope, who would notice it?

Bear with me, and I speak, And after my speaking -- ye may deride.

Nobles would refrain from speaking, covering their mouths with their hands.

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
אמר 
'amar (Aramaic) 
Usage: 71

בּטה בּטא 
Bata' 
Usage: 4

דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1142

הגה 
Hagah 
Usage: 25

לשׁנה לשׁן לשׁון 
Lashown 
Usage: 116

מלּה מלּה 
Millah 
Usage: 38

מלל 
Malal 
Usage: 5

מלל 
M@lal (Aramaic) 
Usage: 5

משׁל 
Mashal 
Usage: 16

ספר 
Caphar 
Usage: 161

עוּת 
`uwth 
Usage: 1

ענה 
`anah 
Usage: 329

פּוּח 
Puwach 
Usage: 14

שׂיח 
Siyach 
Usage: 20

ἀληθεύω 
Aletheuo 
tell the truth , speak the truth
Usage: 2

ἀναγγέλλω 
Anaggello 
Usage: 13

ἀναφωνέω 
Anaphoneo 
Usage: 1

ἀντίλεγω 
Antilego 
Usage: 10

ἀπολογέομαι 
Apologeomai 
Usage: 8

ἀποστοματίζω 
Apostomatizo 
Usage: 1

ἀποφθέγγομαι 
Apophtheggomai 
Usage: 3

βλασφημέω 
Blasphemeo 
Usage: 31

βλασφημία 
Blasphemia 
Usage: 13

διαλέγομαι 
Dialegomai 
Usage: 13

ἔπω 
Epo 
say , speak , tell , command , bid , , vr say
Usage: 824

ἐρέω 
Ereo 
say , speak , tell , speak of , call
Usage: 41

κακολογέω 
Kakologeo 
Usage: 1

καταγγέλλω 
Kataggello 
Usage: 17

καταλαλέω 
Katalaleo 
Usage: 5

καταλαλία 
Katalalia 
Usage: 2

λαλέω 
Laleo 
speak , say , tell , talk , preach , utter , , vr speak
Usage: 235

λέγω 
Lego 
say , speak , call , tell ,
Usage: 1045

λοιδορία 
Loidoria 
Usage: 3

παῤῥησιάζομαι 
Parrhesiazomai 
Usage: 9

προέπω 
Proepo 
Usage: 3

προερέω 
Proereo 
Usage: 7

προσλαλέω 
Proslaleo 
speak to , speak with
Usage: 2

προστίθημι 
Prostithemi 
Usage: 11

προσφωνέω 
Prosphoneo 
call , call unto , call to , speak , speak to , speak unto
Usage: 5

ῥέω 
Rheo 
speak , say, speak of , command , make
Usage: 17

συλλαλέω 
Sullaleo 
talk with , talk , speak , commune with , confer
Usage: 6

φθέγγομαι 
Phtheggomai 
Usage: 3

χάριν 
Charin 
Usage: 8

χρηματίζω 
Chrematizo 
be warned of God , call , be admonished of God , reveal , speak , be warned from God
Usage: 9

ψευδολόγος 
Pseudologos 
Usage: 1



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