'Speaks' in the Bible
You and my brother Benjamin can certainly see with your own eyes that I really am the one who speaks to you.
Naphtali is a free running doe, he speaks delightful words.
The Lord would speak to Moses face to face, the way a person speaks to a friend. Then Moses would return to the camp, but his servant, Joshua son of Nun, a young man, did not leave the tent.
But Balaam replied to Balak, "Did I not tell you, 'All that the Lord speaks, I must do'?"
I will personally hold responsible anyone who then pays no attention to the words that prophet speaks in my name.
"But if any prophet presumes to speak anything in my name that I have not authorized him to speak, or speaks in the name of other gods, that prophet must die.
whenever a prophet speaks in my name and the prediction is not fulfilled, then I have not spoken it; the prophet has presumed to speak it, so you need not fear him."
The king said, "Bring to me whoever speaks to you, and he won't bother 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.
Jehoshaphat said, "The Lord speaks through him." So the king of Israel and Jehoshaphat and the king of Edom went down to visit him.
"For God speaks, the first time in one way, the second time in another, though a person does not perceive it.
that Job speaks without knowledge and his words are without understanding.
Should he be informed that I want to speak? If a man speaks, surely he would be swallowed up!
Then he angrily speaks to them and terrifies them in his rage, saying,
Whoever lives a blameless life, does what is right, and speaks honestly.
Day after day it speaks out; night after night it reveals his greatness.
The words he speaks are sinful and deceitful; he does not care about doing what is wise and right.
A psalm by Asaph. El, God, the Lord speaks, and summons the earth to come from the east and west.
The Lord speaks; many, many women spread the good news.
to deliver you from the adulteress, from the sexually loose woman who speaks flattering words;
For my mouth speaks truth, and my lips hate wickedness.
The wise person accepts instructions, but the one who speaks foolishness will come to ruin.
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 faithful witness tells what is right, but a false witness speaks deceit.
The delight of kings is righteous counsel, and they love the one who speaks uprightly.
A lying witness will perish, but the one who reports accurately speaks forever.
When he speaks graciously, do not believe him, for there are seven abominations within him.
Listen, O heavens, pay attention, O earth! For the Lord speaks: "I raised children, I brought them up, but they have rebelled against me!
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 disgraceful things; his mind plans out sinful deeds. He commits godless deeds and says misleading things about the Lord; he gives the hungry nothing to satisfy their appetite and gives the thirsty nothing to drink.
The one who lives uprightly and speaks honestly; the one who refuses to profit from oppressive measures and rejects a bribe; the one who does not plot violent crimes and does not seek to harm others --
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.
The sound of the wings of the cherubim could be heard from the outer court, like the sound of the sovereign God when he speaks.
The Israelites hate anyone who arbitrates at the city gate; they despise anyone who speaks honestly.
Whoever speaks a word against the Son of Man will be forgiven. But whoever speaks against the Holy Spirit will not be forgiven, either in this age or in the age to come.
Offspring of vipers! How are you able to say anything good, since you are evil? For the mouth speaks from what fills the heart.
The good person out of the good treasury of his heart produces good, and the evil person out of his evil treasury produces evil, for his mouth speaks from what fills his heart.
And everyone who speaks a word against the Son of Man will be forgiven, but the person who blasphemes against the Holy Spirit will not be forgiven.
The one who comes from above is superior to all. The one who is from the earth belongs to the earth and speaks about earthly things. The one who comes from heaven is superior to all.
For the one whom God has sent speaks the words of God, for he does not give the Spirit sparingly.
The person who speaks on his own authority desires to receive honor for himself; the one who desires the honor of the one who sent him is a man of integrity, and there is no unrighteousness in him.
You people are from your father the devil, and you want to do what your father desires. He was a murderer from the beginning, and does not uphold the truth, because there is no truth in him. Whenever he lies, he speaks according to his own nature, because he is a liar and the father of lies.
So even David himself speaks regarding the blessedness of the man to whom God credits righteousness apart from works:
But the one who prophesies speaks to people for their strengthening, encouragement, and consolation.
The one who speaks in a tongue builds himself up, but the one who prophesies builds up the church.
I wish you all spoke in tongues, but even more that you would prophesy. The one who prophesies is greater than the one who speaks in tongues, unless he interprets so that the church may be strengthened.
So then, one who speaks in a tongue should pray that he may interpret.
If someone speaks in a tongue, it should be two, or at the most three, one after the other, and someone must interpret.
Therefore, as the Holy Spirit says, "Oh, that today you would listen as he speaks!
As it says, "Oh, that today you would listen as he speaks! Do not harden your hearts as in the rebellion."
So God again ordains a certain day, "Today," speaking through David after so long a time, as in the words quoted before, "O, that today you would listen as he speaks! Do not harden your hearts."
When he speaks of a new covenant, he makes the first obsolete. Now what is growing obsolete and aging is about to disappear.
By faith Abel offered God a greater sacrifice than Cain, and through his faith he was commended as righteous, because God commended him for his offerings. And through his faith he still speaks, though he is dead.
and to Jesus, the mediator of a new covenant, and to the sprinkled blood that speaks of something better than Abel's does.
Do not speak against one another, brothers and sisters. He who speaks against a fellow believer or judges a fellow believer speaks against the law and judges the law. But if you judge the law, you are not a doer of the law but its judge.
Whoever speaks, let it be with God's words. Whoever serves, do so with the strength that God supplies, so that in everything God will be glorified through Jesus Christ. To him belong the glory and the power forever and ever. Amen.