162 occurrences in 9 translations

'Speaks' in the Bible

And he commanded them, saying, Thus shall ye speak to my lord, to Esau: Thy servant Jacob speaks thus With Laban have I sojourned and tarried until now;

And behold, your eyes see, and the eyes of my brother Benjamin, that it is my mouth which speaks to you.

Then the anger of the Lord burned against Moses, and He said, “Is there not your brother Aaron the Levite? I know that he speaks fluently. And moreover, behold, he is coming out to meet you; when he sees you, he will be glad in his heart.

“When Pharaoh speaks to you, saying, ‘Work a miracle,’ then you shall say to Aaron, ‘Take your staff and throw it down before Pharaoh, that it may become a serpent.’”

The Lord spoke with Moses face to face, just as a man speaks with his friend. Then Moses would return to the camp, but his assistant, the young man Joshua son of Nun, would not leave the inside of the tent.

Or when a person swears, speaking thoughtlessly with [his] lips, to do evil or to do good {with regard to} anything that {the person} in a sworn oath speaks thoughtlessly, but {he is unaware of it}, he will be guilty {in any of} these.

He said to them, "Spend the night here, and I will return, and I will return word to you, just as Yahweh speaks to me." So the princes of Moab stayed with Balaam.

But Balaam replied to Balak, “Did I not tell you, ‘Whatever the Lord speaks, that I must do’?”

‘Though Balak were to give me his house full of silver and gold, I could not do anything contrary to the command of the Lord, either good or bad, of my own accord. What the Lord speaks, that I will speak’?

He took up his [fourth] discourse (oracle) and said:“The oracle of Balaam the son of Beor,The oracle of the man whose eye is opened,

The oracle of him who hears the words of GodAnd knows the knowledge of the Most High,Who sees the vision of the Almighty,Falling down, but having his eyes open and uncovered:

Moses commanded the children of Israel according to the word of Yahweh, saying, "The tribe of the sons of Joseph speaks right.

You said, ‘Look, the Lord our God has shown us His glory and greatness, and we have heard His voice from the fire. Today we have seen that God speaks with a person, yet he still lives.

I will hold accountable whoever does not listen to My words that he speaks in My name.

But the prophet who dares to speak a message in My name that I have not commanded him to speak, or who speaks in the name of other gods—that prophet must die.’

When a prophet speaks in the Lord’s name, and the message does not come true or is not fulfilled, that is a message the Lord has not spoken. The prophet has spoken it presumptuously. Do not be afraid of him.

Then Hannah prayed and said,“My heart exults in the Lord;My horn is exalted in the Lord,My mouth speaks boldly against my enemies,Because I rejoice in Your salvation.

“Whoever speaks to you,” the king said, “bring him to me. He will not trouble you again!”

The woman said, "Why have you devised something like this against God's people? When the king speaks in this fashion, he makes himself guilty, for the king has not brought back the one he has banished.

And the messengers came again, and said, Thus speaks Ben-Hadad saying: I sent to thee indeed, saying, Thou shalt deliver me thy silver, and thy gold, and thy wives, and thy children;

The Lord also speaks of Jezebel: The dogs will eat Jezebel in the plot of land at Jezreel:

Then Micaiah said, "{As Yahweh lives}, surely only as Yahweh speaks to me, that will I speak."

Jehoshaphat said, "The Lord speaks through him." So the king of Israel and Jehoshaphat and the king of Edom went down to visit him.

So he sent letters to all the king’s provinces, to each province according to its script and to every people according to their language, that every man should be the master in his own house and the one who speaks in the language of his own people.

“You speak as a foolish woman speaks,” he told her. “Should we accept only good from God and not adversity?” Throughout all this Job did not sin in what he said.

“Behold now, I open my mouth,My tongue in my mouth speaks.

“For He says to the snow, ‘Fall on the earth’;And [He speaks] to the showers and to the downpour [of His mighty rains], ‘Be strong.’

Should he be informed that I want to speak? If a man speaks, surely he would be swallowed up!

May the Lord cut off all flattering lipsand the tongue that speaks boastfully.

The one who lives with integrity, who does righteous deeds, and who speaks truth to himself.

Day after day it speaks out; night after night it reveals his greatness.

For the choir director. A Psalm of David the servant of the Lord.Transgression speaks to the ungodly within his heart;There is no fear of God before his eyes.

The words he speaks are sinful and deceitful; he does not care about doing what is wise and right.

When one of them comes to visit, he speaks deceitfully;he stores up evil in his heart;he goes out and talks.

My mouth speaks wisdom;my heart’s meditation brings understanding.

A psalm of Asaph.Yahweh, the God of gods speaks;He summons the earth from east to west.

To Him who rides upon the highest heavens, which are from ancient times;Behold, He speaks forth with His voice, a mighty voice.

He who practices deceit shall not dwell within my house;He who speaks falsehood shall not maintain his position before me.

She cries out above the commotion;she speaks at the entrance of the city gates:

To deliver you from the way of evil,From the man who speaks perverse things;

to deliver you from the adulteress, from the sexually loose woman who speaks flattering words;

Who winks with his eyes [in mockery], who shuffles his feet [to signal],Who points with his fingers [to give subversive instruction];

So she grabs hold of him and kisses him, with a brazen face she speaks to him,

For my mouth speaks the truth wickedness is detestable to me.

The one who winks his eye causes trouble, and the one who speaks foolishness will come to ruin.

The speech of the righteous bears the fruit of wisdom, but the one who speaks perversion will be destroyed.

The lips of the righteous know (speak) what is acceptable,But the mouth of the wicked knows (speaks) what is perverted (twisted).

A truthful witness saves lives,But he who utters lies is treacherous.

The positive words that a man speaks fill his stomach; he will be satisfied with what his lips produce.

When he speaks graciously, don’t believe him,for there are seven abominations in his heart.

“My beloved speaks and says to me,‘Arise, my love, my fair one,And come away.

Listen, O heavens, and hear, O earth;For the Lord speaks,“Sons I have reared and brought up,But they have revolted against Me.

Therefore the Lord does not rejoiceover Israel’s young menand has no compassionon its fatherless and widows,for everyone is a godless evildoer,and every mouth speaks folly.In all this, His anger is not removed,and His hand is still raised to strike.

But now the Lord speaks, saying, “Within three years, as a hired man would count them, the glory of Moab will be degraded along with all his great population, and his remnant will be very small and impotent.”

Be ashamed, O Sidon;For the sea speaks, the stronghold of the sea, saying,“I have neither travailed nor given birth,I have neither brought up young men nor reared virgins.”

Look, the name of the Lord comes from a distant place in raging anger and awesome splendor. He speaks angrily and his word is like destructive fire.

For a fool speaks foolishnessand his mind plots iniquity.He lives in a godless wayand speaks falsely about the Lord.He leaves the hungry emptyand deprives the thirsty of drink.

As for a rogue, his weapons are evil;He devises wicked schemesTo destroy the afflicted with slander,Even though the needy one speaks what is right.

The one who lives righteouslyand speaks rightly,who refuses gain from extortion,whose hand never takes a bribe,who stops his ears from listening to murderous plotsand shuts his eyes to avoid endorsing evil—

I have not spoken in secret, in some hidden place. I did not tell Jacob's descendants, 'Seek me in vain!' I am the Lord, the one who speaks honestly, who makes reliable announcements.

Therefore my people will know my name; in that day they'll know that it is I who speaks, "Here I am!'

For your hands are defiled with blood, and your fingers with iniquity. Your lips have spoken lies, your tongue speaks wickedness.

Who is this who comes from Edom,With crimson-stained garments from Bozrah [in Edom],This One (the Messiah) who is majestic in His apparel,Marching in the greatness of His might?“It is I, [the One] who speaks in righteousness [proclaiming vindication], mighty to save.”

They have lied about and denied the LordBy saying, “It is not He [who speaks through His prophets];Misfortune and evil shall not come on us,Nor will we see war or famine.

Their tongues are deadly arrows—they speak deception.With his moutha man speaks peaceably with his friend,but inwardly he sets up an ambush.

Hear the word which the Lord speaks to you, O house of Israel.

Thus speaks Yahweh of Armies, the God of Israel, saying, I have broken the yoke of the king of Babylon.

When a prophet prophesies peace, and what the prophet speaks comes about, he will be known as the prophet whom the LORD has truly sent."

Thus speaks Yahweh of Armies, the God of Israel, saying, Because you have sent letters in your own name to all the people who are at Jerusalem, and to Zephaniah the son of Maaseiah, the priest, and to all the priests, saying,

Thus speaks Yahweh, the God of Israel, saying, Write all the words that I have spoken to you in a book.

But Jeremiah said, “They will not hand you over [to them]. Please obey [the voice of] the Lord [who speaks to you through me] in what I am saying to you. Then it will go well with you and you will live.

"Take him and set your eyes on him. And you must not do something bad to him, {but only} that which he speaks to you, so do with him."

Say this to him, ‘The Lord speaks in this way, “Behold, what I have built I will break down, and that which I have planted I will uproot, that is, the whole land.”

Tell the mountains of Israel to listen as the Lord GOD speaks. This is what the Lord GOD has to say to the mountains, hills, streams, and the valleys: "Look! I'm about to bring my sword against you. I'm going to destroy your high places.

The sound of the cherubim’s wings could be heard as far as the outer court; it was like the voice of God Almighty when He speaks.

“But if the prophet is deceived and speaks a message, it was I, Yahweh, who deceived that prophet. I will stretch out My hand against him and destroy him from among My people Israel.

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call , call unto , call to , speak , speak to , speak unto
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בּטה בּטא 
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say , speak , tell , speak of , call
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speak , say , tell , talk , preach , utter , , vr speak
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speak to , speak with
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speak , say, speak of , command , make
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'amar (Aramaic) 
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לשׁנה לשׁן לשׁון 
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מלּה מלּה 
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M@lal (Aramaic) 
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tell the truth , speak the truth
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say , speak , tell , command , bid , , vr say
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say , speak , call , tell ,
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talk with , talk , speak , commune with , confer
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be warned of God , call , be admonished of God , reveal , speak , be warned from God
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