'Speech' in the Bible
And Lemech said to his wives: Adah and Zillah, hear my voice, Ye wives of Lemech, listen to my speech. For I have slain a man for my wound, and a youth for my bruise.
Come, let us go down, and there confound their language, that they may not understand one another's speech.
And Moses said to Jehovah, Ah Lord! I am not eloquent, neither heretofore nor since thou hast spoken to thy servant, for I am slow of speech and of a slow tongue.
My doctrine shall drop as rain, My speech flow down as dew, As small rain upon the tender herb, And as showers on the grass.
And one of the young men answered and said, Behold, I have seen a son of Jesse the Bethlehemite, who is skilled in playing, and he is a valiant man and a man of war, and skilled in speech, and of good presence, and Jehovah is with him.
And king David sent to Zadok and to Abiathar the priests, saying, Speak to the elders of Judah saying, Why are ye the last to bring the king back to his house? seeing the speech of all Israel is come to the king, to his house.
He depriveth of speech the trusty, and taketh away the judgment of the elders;
Hear attentively my speech and my declaration with your ears.
Hear attentively my speech, and let this replace your consolations.
If it be not so now, who will make me a liar, and make my speech nothing worth?
After my words they spoke not again, and my speech dropped upon them;
I have called upon thee, for thou answerest me, O God. Incline thine ear unto me, hear my speech.
Day unto day uttereth speech, and night unto night sheweth knowledge.
There is no speech and there are no words, yet their voice is heard.
Excellent speech becometh not a vile man; how much less do lying lips a noble!
Thy lips are like a thread of scarlet, And thy speech is comely; As a piece of a pomegranate are thy temples Behind thy veil.
Give ear, and hear my voice; hearken, and hear my speech.
And thou shalt be brought low, thou shalt speak out of the ground, and thy speech shall come low out of the dust, and thy voice shall be as of one that hath a familiar spirit, out of the ground, and thy speech shall whisper out of the dust.
Rise up, ye women that are at ease, hear my voice; ye careless daughters, give ear unto my speech.
Thou shalt no more see the fierce people, a people of a deeper speech than thou canst comprehend, of a stammering tongue that cannot be understood.
Then shalt thou call, and Jehovah will answer; thou shalt cry, and he will say, Here I am. If thou take away from the midst of thee the yoke, the putting forth of the finger and the unjust speech,
Thus saith Jehovah of hosts, the God of Israel: They shall again use this speech, in the land of Judah and in the cities thereof, when I shall turn their captivity: Jehovah bless thee, O habitation of righteousness, mountain of holiness!
For thou art not sent to a people of strange language, and of difficult speech, but to the house of Israel;
not to many peoples of strange language and of difficult speech, whose words thou canst not understand: had I sent thee to them, would they not hearken unto thee?
And after a little, those who stood there, coming to him, said to Peter, Truly thou too art of them, for also thy speech makes thee manifest.
Why do ye not know my speech? Because ye cannot hear my word.
Thus also ye with the tongue, unless ye give a distinct speech, how shall it be known what is spoken? for ye will be speaking to the air.
because his letters, he says, are weighty and strong, but his presence in the body weak, and his speech naught.
But if I am a simple person in speech, yet not in knowledge, but in everything making the truth manifest in all things to you.
And I say this to the end that no one may delude you by persuasive speech.
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