'Speaks' in the Bible
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.
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.
“Whoever speaks to you,” the king said, “bring him to me. He will not trouble you again!”
The Lord also speaks of Jezebel: The dogs will eat Jezebel in the plot of land at Jezreel:
“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.
For God speaks time and again,but a person may not notice it.
“Job speaks without knowledge;his words are without insight.”
Then He speaks to them in His angerand terrifies them in His wrath:
May the Lord cut off all flattering lipsand the tongue that speaks boastfully.
The mouth of the righteous utters wisdom;his tongue speaks what is just.
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.
She cries out above the commotion;she speaks at the entrance of the city gates:
Whoever speaks the truth declares what is right,but a false witness, deceit.
There is one who speaks rashly,like a piercing sword;but the tongue of the wise brings healing.
Righteous lips are a king’s delight,and he loves one who speaks honestly.
When he speaks graciously, don’t believe him,for there are seven abominations in his heart.
Do you see a man who speaks too soon?There is more hope for a fool than for him.
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.
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.
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—
Their tongues are deadly arrows—they speak deception.With his moutha man speaks peaceably with his friend,but inwardly he sets up an ambush.
מ MemWho is there who speaks and it happens,unless the Lord has ordained it?
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.
“Now, son of man, your people are talking about you near the city walls and in the doorways of their houses. One person speaks to another, each saying to his brother, ‘Come and hear what the message is that comes from the Lord!’
They hate the one who convicts the guiltyat the city gateand despise the one who speaks with integrity.
Whoever speaks a word against the Son of Man, it will be forgiven him. But whoever speaks against the Holy Spirit, it will not be forgiven him, either in this age or in the one to come.
Brood of vipers! How can you speak good things when you are evil? For the mouth speaks from the overflow of the heart.
For God said:Honor your father and your mother; and,The one who speaks evil of father or mothermust be put to death.
For Moses said:Honor your father and your mother; andWhoever speaks evil of father or mothermust be put to death.
Then the scribes and the Pharisees began to think: “Who is this man who speaks blasphemies? Who can forgive sins but God alone?”
A good man produces good out of the good storeroom of his heart. An evil man produces evil out of the evil storeroom, for his mouth speaks from the overflow of the heart.
Anyone who speaks a word against the Son of Man will be forgiven, but the one who blasphemes against the Holy Spirit will not be forgiven.
The One who comes from above is above all. The one who is from the earth is earthly and speaks in earthly terms. The One who comes from heaven is above all.
For God sent Him, and He speaks God’s words, since He gives the Spirit without measure.
The one who speaks for himself seeks his own glory. But He who seeks the glory of the One who sent Him is true, and there is no unrighteousness in Him.
You are of your father the Devil, and you want to carry out your father’s desires. He was a murderer from the beginning and has not stood in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he tells a lie, he speaks from his own nature, because he is a liar and the father of liars.
Now we know that whatever the law says speaks to those who are subject to the law, so that every mouth may be shut and the whole world may become subject to God’s judgment.
Likewise, David also speaks of the blessing of the man God credits righteousness to apart from works:
But the righteousness that comes from faith speaks like this: Do not say in your heart, “Who will go up to heaven?” that is, to bring Christ down
For the person who speaks in another language is not speaking to men but to God, since no one understands him; however, he speaks mysteries in the Spirit.
But the person who prophesies speaks to people for edification, encouragement, and consolation.
The person who speaks in another language builds himself up, but he who prophesies builds up the church.
I wish all of you spoke in other languages, but even more that you prophesied. The person who prophesies is greater than the person who speaks in languages, unless he interprets so that the church may be built up.
Therefore the person who speaks in another language should pray that he can interpret.
If any person speaks in another language, there should be only two, or at the most three, each in turn, and someone must interpret.
By faith Abel offered to God a better sacrifice than Cain did. By faith he was approved as a righteous man, because God approved his gifts, and even though he is dead, he still speaks through his faith.
Make sure that you do not reject the One who speaks. For if they did not escape when they rejected Him who warned them on earth, even less will we if we turn away from Him who warns us from heaven.
If anyone speaks, it should be as one who speaks God’s words; if anyone serves, it should be from the strength God provides, so that God may be glorified through Jesus Christ in everything. To Him belong the glory and the power forever and ever. Amen.
He speaks about these things in all his letters in which there are some matters that are hard to understand. The untaught and unstable twist them to their own destruction, as they also do with the rest of the Scriptures.