'Speech' in the Bible
Come on! Let's go down there and confuse their language, so that they won't understand each other's speech."
Then Moses told the LORD, "Please, LORD, I'm not eloquent. I never was in the past nor am I now since you spoke to your servant. In fact, I talk too slowly and I have a speech impediment."
Now, go! I myself will help you with your speech, and I'll teach you what you are to say."
You're to speak to him and tell him what to say. I'll help both you and him with your speech, and I'll teach both of you what you are to do.
You must not twist justice, show favoritism, or take bribes, because a bribe blinds the eyes of the wise and subverts the speech of the righteous.
She nagged him every day with this speech, pestering him until he was annoyed nearly to death.
One of the young men answered: "Look, I've seen a son of Jesse the Bethlehemite who is skilled in playing. The man is a valiant soldier, gifted in speech, and handsome. And the LORD is with him."
Did you intend your words to reprove, even though the speech of a desperate person is just wind?
The ear scrutinizes speech just as the palate tastes food."
Should he engage in unprofitable argument, or give a speech that benefits no one?
Because your sin dictates your speech, you have chosen the language of the crafty.
Let him not trust in a worthless speech. He leads only himself astray, for emptiness will be his reward.
"Look! I have waited to hear your speech, so I listened to your insights while you searched for the right words to say.
Day after day they pour forth speech, night after night they reveal knowledge.
There is no speech nor are there words their voice is not heard
Confound them, Lord, and confuse their speech, because I have seen violence and strife in the city.
When Israel came out of Egypt the household of Jacob from a people of foreign speech
Never talk deceptively and don't keep company with people whose speech is corrupt.
For the lips of an adulteress drip honey, and her speech is smoother than oil.
A worthless man, a wicked man, goes around with devious speech,
Everything I have to say is just; there isn't anything corrupt or perverse in my speech.
The fear of the LORD is to hate evil. Pride, arrogance, an evil lifestyle, and perverted speech I despise.
Wisdom characterizes the speech of the discerning, but the rod is for the backs of those lacking discernment.
The words of the wicked lead to bloodshed, but the speech of the upright delivers them.
An evil man's sinful speech ensnares him, but the righteous person escapes from trouble.
By his fruitful speech a man can remain satisfied, and a man's handiwork will reward him.
Deceitful speech is reprehensible to the LORD, but those who act faithfully are his delight.
A gentle statement is a tree of life, but perverted speech shatters the spirit.
Kings take pleasure in righteous speech; they treasure a person who speaks what is upright.
The wise-hearted person is told to be discerning, and that pleasant speech promotes instruction.
A wise person's thoughts control his words, and his speech promotes instruction.
Whoever practices evil pays attention to wicked speech, and the liar listens to malicious talk.
Appropriate speech is inconsistent with the fool; how much more are deceitful statements with a prince!
The person whose mind is perverse does not find good, and anyone with perverted speech falls into trouble.
Whoever loves purity and gracious speech will gain the king as his friend.
Don't be impulsive with your mouth nor be in a hurry to talk in God's presence. Since God is in heaven and you're on earth, keep your speech short.
He begins his speech with foolishness, and concludes it with evil madness.
"For the Lord has finished all his work against Mount Zion and against Jerusalem; he will punish the speech that comes from that willful heart of Assyria's king and the haughty look in his eyes.
"Pay attention! Listen to what I have to say; Pay attention, and hear my speech.
and you will be brought down. You will speak from the ground, and your speech will mumble from the dust. Your voice will come ghostlike from the ground, and your speech will whisper from the dust.
No longer will you see those arrogant people, those people with their obscure speech you cannot comprehend, stammering in a language you cannot understand.
because you're not going to a people whose speech you cannot understand or whose language is difficult to speak. Instead, you're going to the house of Israel.
This isn't a large group of people whose speech is unintelligible to you or whose language is difficult for you to comprehend. Frankly, if I had sent you to that kind of people, they would certainly have listened to you!
His body was like beryl, his face flashed like lightning, his eyes were like flaming torches, his arms and legs were like polished bronze, and his speech roared like that of a crowd.
Bring a prepared speech with you as you return to the LORD. Say to him: "Take away all our iniquity, and accept what is good. Then we will present the fruit of our lips.
Some people brought him a deaf man who also had a speech impediment. They begged him to lay his hand on him.
The man's hearing and speech were restored at once, and he began to talk normally.
Therefore, at a set time Herod put on his royal robes, sat down on the royal seat, and made a speech to them.
For by him you have become rich in every way in speech and knowledge of every kind
truthful speech, and divine power; through the weapons of righteousness in the right and left hands;
Indeed, the more your faith, speech, knowledge, enthusiasm, and love for us increase, the more we want you to be rich in this work of kindness.
For someone is saying, "His letters are impressive and forceful, but his bodily presence is weak and his speech contemptible."
But now you must also get rid of anger, wrath, malice, slander, obscene speech, and all such sins.
And whatever you do, whether by speech or action, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him.
Let your speech always be gracious, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how you ought to answer everyone.
Do not let anyone look down on you because you are young, but be an example for other believers in your speech, behavior, love, faithfulness, and purity.
Use wholesome speech that cannot be condemned. Then any opponent will be ashamed because he cannot say anything bad about us.
Little children, we must stop expressing love merely by our words and manner of speech; we must love also in action and in truth.
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