'Talk' in the Bible
Don't keep speaking so arrogantly, letting proud talk come out of your mouth! For the Lord is a God who knows; he evaluates what people do.
Your claim to have a strategy and military strength is just empty talk. In whom are you trusting that you would dare to rebel against me?
Don't let Hezekiah talk you into trusting in the Lord when he says, "The Lord will certainly rescue us; this city will not be handed over to the king of Assyria."
You have also established prophets to announce in Jerusalem on your behalf, 'We have a king in Judah!' Now the king is going to hear about these rumors. So come on! Let's talk about this."
He also gave him a written copy of the law that had been disseminated in Susa for their destruction so that he could show it to Esther and talk to her about it. He also gave instructions that she should go to the king to implore him and petition him on behalf of her people.
Will your idle talk reduce people to silence, and will no one rebuke you when you mock?
Does he argue with useless talk, with words that have no value in them?
"How long until you make an end of words? You must consider, and then we can talk.
If you yourselves have all seen this, Why in the world do you continue this meaningless talk?
Do not drag me away with evil men, with those who behave wickedly, who talk so friendly to their neighbors, while they plan to harm them!
O Lord, my God, you have accomplished many things; you have done amazing things and carried out your purposes for us. No one can thwart you! I want to declare them and talk about them, but they are too numerous to recount!
God says this to the evildoer: "How can you declare my commands, and talk about my covenant?
For my enemies talk about me; those waiting for a chance to kill me plot my demise.
They will talk about the fame of your great kindness, and sing about your justice.
Remove perverse speech from your mouth; keep devious talk far from your lips.
When you walk about, they will guide you; when you lie down, they will watch over you; when you wake up, they will talk to you.
She persuaded him with persuasive words; with her smooth talk she compelled him.
Whoever shares with a thief is his own enemy; he hears the oath to testify, but does not talk.
At the beginning his words are foolish and at the end his talk is wicked madness,
Your claim to have a strategy and military strength is just empty talk. In whom are you trusting, that you would dare to rebel against me?
Don't let Hezekiah talk you into trusting in the Lord by saying, "The Lord will certainly rescue us; this city will not be handed over to the king of Assyria."
In those days, your population will greatly increase in the land. At that time," says the Lord, "people will no longer talk about having the ark that contains the Lord's covenant with us. They will not call it to mind, remember it, or miss it. No, that will not be done any more!
Such idols are like scarecrows in a cucumber field. They cannot talk. They must be carried because they cannot walk. Do not be afraid of them because they cannot hurt you. And they do not have any power to help you."
You plant them like trees and they put down their roots. They grow prosperous and are very fruitful. They always talk about you, but they really care nothing about you.
On that day you will be able to speak again; you will talk with the fugitive and be silent no longer. You will be an object lesson for them, and they will know that I am the Lord."
They come to you in crowds, and they sit in front of you as my people. They hear your words, but do not obey them. For they talk lustfully, and their heart is set on their own advantage.
As they were going away, a man who could not talk and was demon-possessed was brought to him.
But who indeed are you -- a mere human being -- to talk back to God? Does what is molded say to the molder, "Why have you made me like this?"
For these are the kind who do not serve our Lord Christ, but their own appetites. By their smooth talk and flattery they deceive the minds of the naive.
But I will come to you soon, if the Lord is willing, and I will find out not only the talk of these arrogant people, but also their power.
For the kingdom of God is demonstrated not in idle talk but with power.
You must put away every kind of bitterness, anger, wrath, quarreling, and evil, slanderous talk.
Neither should there be vulgar speech, foolish talk, or coarse jesting -- all of which are out of character -- but rather thanksgiving.