126 occurrences

'Speaking' in the Bible

Before he had finished speaking, Rebekah appeared. She was a daughter of Milcah's son Bethuel. (Milcah was the wife of Abraham's brother Nahor.) She approached the well, carrying a jug on her shoulder.

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,

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

"Look, now! All of you can see me! And my own brother Benjamin can tell that it's really me speaking to you!

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.

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

While Aaron was speaking to all the congregation of the Israelis, they turned toward the desert, and there the glory of the LORD was seen in the cloud.

When Moses came down from Mount Sinai, he had the two tablets in his hand, and he did not know that the skin of his face was ablaze with light because he had been speaking with God.

When Moses finished speaking with them he put a veil over his face,

When Moses entered the Tent of Meeting to speak with the L ORD, he heard a voice speaking to him above the Mercy Seat over the Ark of the Testimony. He spoke to him from between the two cherubim.

Then the people approached Moses and admitted, "We've sinned by speaking against the LORD and you. Pray to the LORD, that he'll remove the serpents from us." So Moses prayed in behalf of the people.

Has any people heard the voice of God speaking from the middle of a fire just as you did, and survived it?

For what mortal man has heard the voice of the living God speaking out of the fire like we did, and lived?

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,

"When the officials have finished speaking to the army, they must appoint officers to lead the troops."

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

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."

As he was speaking with them, the Philistine champion named Goliath from Gath came up from the Philistine battle lines and spoke his usual words, as David listened.

They advised him, "If today you are a servant, you will serve this people by answering them and speaking kindly to them. Then they will serve you forever."

But even while the prophet was speaking, the king asked him, "Did we appoint you to be a royal counselor? Stop! Why should you be struck down?" So the prophet stopped speaking, but he also said, "I know God has determined to destroy you, because you've done all this and ignored my counsel."

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

While this messenger was still speaking, another came and announced, "A lightning storm struck and incinerated the flock and the servants while they were eating. I alone escaped to tell you!"

While this messenger was still speaking, another came and announced, "The Chaldeans formed three companies, raided the camels, captured the servants, and killed them with swords. Only I alone escaped to tell you."

While this messenger was still speaking, another came and announced, "Your children were celebrating in their oldest brother's house

"Will you get offended if somebody tries to talk to you? Who can keep from speaking at a time like this?

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?

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

Elihu continued speaking, and said:

Job has been speaking from his own ignorance, and what he has to say lacks insight!

When he began speaking, he communicated only worthlessness; he added words upon words without knowing anything."

You love evil rather than good, falsehood rather than speaking uprightly. Interlude

a decree that he prescribed for Joseph when he went throughout the land of Egypt, speaking a language I did not recognize.

for instruction and for testimony? Surely they are speaking like this because the truth hasn't dawned on them.

"If you keep your feet from trampling the Sabbath, from pursuing your own interests on my holy day, if you call the Sabbath a delight and the LORD's holy day honorable; and if you honor it by not going your own ways and seeking your own pleasure or speaking merely idle words,

"Who is this coming from Edom, from Bozrah, in garments stained crimson? Who is this, robed in such splendor, marching in his great might? It is I, speaking in vindication, mighty to save.

Mattan's son Shephatiah, Pashhur's son Gedaliah, Shelemiah's son Jucal, and Malchijah's son Pashhur heard the words that Jeremiah was speaking to all the people:

Then the officials told the king, "Let this man be put to death because he's undermining the efforts of the soldiers who remain in this city and that of all the people by speaking words like these to them. Indeed, this man is not seeking the well-being of this people, but rather their harm."

When all the officials came to Jeremiah and questioned him, he replied to them exactly as the king had ordered him. So they stopped speaking with him because the conversation had not been overheard.

The appearance of the radiant light resembled that of a rainbow shining in a cloud on a rainy day. This was what the appearance of the form of the glory of the LORD resembled. When I saw all of this, I fell flat on my face. Then I heard a voice speaking.

Even while he was speaking to me, the Spirit entered me, set me on my feet, and I listened to the voice that had been speaking to me.

"Therefore prophesy concerning the land of Israel and speak to its mountains, hills, ravines, and valleys. Tell them, "This is what the Lord GOD says: "Pay attention! In my zealous anger I'm speaking because you've had to endure the mockery of the world's nations."'"

I'm going to place my Spirit in you all, and you will live. I'll place you all into your land, and you'll learn that I, the LORD, have been speaking and doing this,' declares the LORD.'"

I heard someone speaking to me from the Temple, and a man appeared, standing beside me!

At this, Daniel answered, speaking directly to the king, "Let your gifts and rewards be given to someone else. However, I'll read the writing for the king and tell him its meaning.

"I continued watching because of the audacious words that the horn was speaking. I kept observing until the animal was killed and its body destroyed and given over to burning fire.

"Then I heard one holy person speaking, and another holy person addressed the one who was speaking: "In the vision about the regular burnt offering, how much time elapses while the desecration terrifies and both the Holy Place and the Heavenly Army are trampled?'

"While he had been speaking with me, I had fainted on my face, but he touched me and enabled me to stand upright on my feet.

"While I was still speaking in prayer, confessing my sin and the sin of my people Israel and placing my request in the presence of the LORD my God on behalf of the holy mountain of God

while I was still speaking, Gabriel, the man of God whom I had seen in the previous vision, appeared to me about the time of the evening offering.

""The king will do as he pleases. He'll exalt and magnify himself above every god, speaking amazing things against the God of Gods. He'll succeed until the indignation is completed, because what has been determined must be carried out.

And speaking of evil, they practice it eagerly with both hands! Both leader and judge demand a bribe, the famous confess their perverted desires, and they scheme together.

So the LORD answered the angel who was speaking to me with kind and comforting words.

Then the angel who was speaking to me told me, "Announce this: "This is what the LORD of the Heavenly Armies says: "I have a deep concern for Jerusalem, a great concern for Zion.

Then the angel who had been speaking with me returned and woke me up as if I had been asleep.

Then I asked the angel who had been speaking with me, "Sir, what are these?"

The angel who had been speaking with me answered by asking, "You don't know what these mean, do you?" So I responded, "No, sir."

"This is what the LORD of the Heavenly Armies says: "In the future, ten men speaking all the languages of the nations will grab hold of one Jewish person by the hem of his garment and say, "Let us go up to Jerusalem with you, because we heard that God is with you."'"

It will also come about that if any man would dare to prophesy, then his father and his mother who bore him will respond to him, "You will not live, because you are speaking lies in the name of the LORD.' Then his father and mother who bore him will stab him for prophesying.

When evening came, people brought to him many who were possessed by demons. He drove out the spirits by speaking a command and healed everyone who was sick.

While Jesus was still speaking to the crowds, his mother and brothers stood outside, wanting to speak to him.

As a result, the crowd was amazed to see those who were unable to talk speaking, the crippled healed, the lame walking, and the blind seeing. So they praised the God of Israel.

Then the disciples understood that he had been speaking to them about John the Baptist.

Just then, while Jesus was still speaking, Judas, one of the Twelve, arrived. A large crowd armed with swords and clubs was with him. They were from the high priests and elders of the people.

Such a large crowd gathered that there wasn't room for them, even in front of the door. Jesus was speaking his message to them

With many other parables like these, Jesus kept speaking his message to them according to their ability to understand.

While he was still speaking, some people came from the synagogue leader's home and said, "Your daughter is dead. Why bother the Teacher anymore?"

Just then, while Jesus was still speaking, Judas, one of the Twelve, arrived. A crowd armed with swords and clubs was with him. They were from the high priests, the scribes, and the elders.

When he had finished speaking, he told Simon, "Push out into deep water, and lower your nets for a catch."

While he was still speaking, someone came from the synagogue leader's home and told him, "Your daughter is dead. Stop bothering the teacher anymore."

While Jesus was still speaking, a crowd arrived. The man called Judas, one of the Twelve, was leading them, and he came close to Jesus to kiss him.

But Peter said, "Mister, I don't know what you're talking about!" Just then, while he was still speaking, a rooster crowed.

"I am he," Jesus replied, "the one who is speaking to you."

Now he was speaking about Judas, the son of Simon Iscariot, because this man was going to betray him, even though he was one of the Twelve.

And look, he is speaking in public, and they are not saying anything to him! Can it be that the authorities really know that this is the Messiah?

Jesus, however, had been speaking about his death, but they thought that he was speaking about resting or sleeping.

The disciples began looking at one another, completely mystified about whom he was speaking.

So Simon Peter motioned to this man to ask Jesus about whom he was speaking.

Jesus' disciples said, "Well, now you're speaking plainly and not using figurative language.

When that sound came, a crowd quickly gathered, startled because each one heard the disciples speaking in his own language.

Stunned and amazed, they asked, "All of these people who are speaking are Galileans, aren't they?

So how is it that each one of us hears them speaking in his own native language:

While they were speaking to the people, the priests, the commander of the Temple guards, and the Sadducees came to them.

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
προσφωνέω 
Prosphoneo 
call , call unto , call to , speak , speak to , speak unto
Usage: 5

בּטה בּטא 
Bata' 
Usage: 4

βλασφημέω 
Blasphemeo 
Usage: 31

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

καταλαλέω 
Katalaleo 
Usage: 5

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

προσλαλέω 
Proslaleo 
speak to , speak with
Usage: 2

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

אמר 
'amar (Aramaic) 
Usage: 71

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

βλασφημία 
Blasphemia 
Usage: 13

διαλέγομαι 
Dialegomai 
Usage: 13

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

κακολογέω 
Kakologeo 
Usage: 1

καταγγέλλω 
Kataggello 
Usage: 17

καταλαλία 
Katalalia 
Usage: 2

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

λοιδορία 
Loidoria 
Usage: 3

παῤῥησιάζομαι 
Parrhesiazomai 
Usage: 9

προέπω 
Proepo 
Usage: 3

προερέω 
Proereo 
Usage: 7

προστίθημι 
Prostithemi 
Usage: 11

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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