48 occurrences

'Speech' in the Bible

But Moses replied to the Lord, “Please, Lord, I have never been eloquent—either in the past or recently or since You have been speaking to Your servant—because I am slow and hesitant in speech.”

While they were near Micah’s home, they recognized the speech of the young Levite. So they went over to him and asked, “Who brought you here? What are you doing in this place? What is keeping you here?”

He deprives trusted advisers of speechand takes away the elders’ good judgment.

If this is not true, then who can prove me a liarand show that my speech is worthless?

After a word from me they did not speak again;my speech settled on them like dew.

But now, Job, pay attention to my speech,and listen to all my words.

Day after day they pour out speech;night after night they communicate knowledge.

The words of the wicked are a deadly ambush,but the speech of the upright rescues them.

An evil man is trapped by his rebellious speech,but a righteous one escapes from trouble.

Eloquent words are not appropriate on a fool’s lips;how much worse are lies for a ruler.

A hateful person disguises himself with his speechand harbors deceit within.

Do not be hasty to speak, and do not be impulsive to make a speech before God. God is in heaven and you are on earth, so let your words be few.

You will be brought down;you will speak from the ground,and your words will come from low in the dust.Your voice will be like that of a spirit from the ground;your speech will whisper from the dust.

those who, with their speech,accuse a person of wrongdoing,who set a trap at the gate for the mediator,and without cause deprive the righteous of justice.

You will no longer see the barbarians,a people whose speech is difficult to comprehend—who stammer in a language that is not understood.

I am about to bring a nationfrom far away against you,house of Israel.This is the Lord’s declaration.It is an established nation,an ancient nation,a nation whose language you do not knowand whose speech you do not understand.

For you are not being sent to a people of unintelligible speech or difficult language but to the house of Israel.

You are not being sent to many peoples of unintelligible speech or difficult language, whose words you cannot understand. No doubt, if I sent you to them, they would listen to you.

For I will then restorepure speech to the peoplesso that all of them may callon the name of Yahwehand serve Him with a single purpose.

They brought to Him a deaf man who also had a speech difficulty, and begged Jesus to lay His hand on him.

Immediately his ears were opened, his speech difficulty was removed, and he began to speak clearly.

“What things?” He asked them.So they said to Him, “The things concerning Jesus the Nazarene, who was a Prophet powerful in action and speech before God and all the people,

“I have spoken these things to you in figures of speech. A time is coming when I will no longer speak to you in figures, but I will tell you plainly about the Father.

When I came to you, brothers, announcing the testimony of God to you, I did not come with brilliance of speech or wisdom.

In the same way, unless you use your tongue for intelligible speech, how will what is spoken be known? For you will be speaking into the air.

Now as you excel in everything—faith, speech, knowledge, and in all diligence, and in your love for us—excel also in this grace.

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