252 occurrences in 14 translations

'Talking' in the Bible

And to the Lord who was talking with her she gave this name, You are a God who is seen; for she said, Have I not even here in the waste land had a vision of God and am still living?

And Abram went down on his face on the earth, and the Lord God went on talking with him, and said,

And he left off talking with him, and God went up from Abraham.

As soon as he finished talking to Abraham, the LORD left and Abraham returned to where he had been sitting.

And Abraham got up early in the morning and went to the place where he had been talking with the Lord:

Rebekah said to her son Jacob, "Listen! I heard your father talking with your brother Esau. He said,

While he was still talking with them, Rachel arrived with her father's sheep, since she was a shepherdess.

Then God went up from him in the place where he had been talking with him.

And Jacob put up a pillar in the place where he had been talking with God, and put a drink offering on it, and oil.

And he gave to the place where God had been talking with him, the name of Beth-el.

So on the way, he turned aside, approached her, and said, "Come on! Let's have some sex!" But he didn't realize that he was talking to his own daughter-in-law. "What will you give me," she asked, "in order to have sex with me?"

She kept on talking to him like this day after day, but he wouldn't listen to her. Not only would he refuse to have sex with her, he refused even to stay around her.

And when Joseph saw his brothers, it was clear to him who they were, but he made himself strange to them, and talking roughly to them, said, Where do you come from? And they said, From the land of Canaan, to get food.

Meanwhile, they had no idea that Joseph could understand them, since he was talking to them through an interpreter.

And turning away from them, he was overcome with weeping; then he went on talking to them again and took Simeon and put chains on him before their eyes.

And he said, How are you? is your father well, the old man of whom you were talking to me? is he still living?

Now notice! Your own eyes and the eyes of my brother Benjamin can see that I am talking to you personally [in your language and not through an interpreter].

Then he gave a kiss to all his brothers, weeping over them; and after that his brothers had no fear of talking to him.

And Moses said to the Lord, O Lord, I am not a man of words; I have never been so, and am not now, even after what you have said to your servant: for talking is hard for me, and I am slow of tongue.

And the Lord was angry with Moses, and said, Is there not Aaron, your brother, the Levite? To my knowledge he is good at talking. And now he is coming out to you: and when he sees you he will be glad in his heart.

And he will do the talking for you to the people: he will be to you as a mouth and you will be to him as God.

And while Aaron was talking to the children of Israel, their eyes were turned in the direction of the waste land, and they saw the glory of the Lord shining in the cloud.

And whenever Moses went into the Tent, the pillar of cloud came down, and took its place by the door of the Tent, as long as the Lord was talking with Moses.

And it came to pass, when Moses came down from mount Sinai and the two tables of testimony were in Moses' hand, when he came down from the mountain that Moses knew not that the skin of his face shone through his talking with him.

Or if any one swear, talking rashly with the lips, to do evil or to do good, in everything that a man shall say rashly with an oath, and it be hid from him, when he knoweth it, then is he guilty in one of these.

Then the Lord gave the ass the power of talking, and opening her mouth she said to Balaam, What have I done to you that you have given me blows these three times?

So he said to him, If now I have grace in your eyes, then give me a sign that it is you who are talking to me.

where you will hear what they're talking about. That way, you'll be encouraged to attack the encampment." So he and his servant Purah went down to the perimeter outposts of the encamped army.

Gideon arrived just as a soldier was talking to a friend about a dream. "Look!" he was saying. "I had a dream that went like this: A loaf of barley bread rolled into the Midianite encampment, came to a tent, and collided with it. The loaf of bread fell down, turned upside down, and the tent collapsed!"

Then she continued talking with her father, "Do this for me: leave me alone by myself for two months. I'll go up to the mountains and cry there because I'll never marry. My friends and I will go."

And Manoah got up and went after his wife, and came up to the man and said to him, Are you the man who was talking to this woman? And he said, I am.

Then her husband got up and went after her, with the purpose of talking kindly to her, and taking her back with him; he had with him his young man and two asses: and she took him into her father's house, and her father, when he saw him, came forward to him with joy.

And Boaz went up to the public place of the town, and took his seat there: and the near relation of whom he had been talking came by; and Boaz, crying out to him by name, said, Come and be seated here. And he came and was seated.

Now while Saul was talking to the priest, the noise in the tents of the Philistines became louder and louder; and Saul said to the priest, Take back your hand.

As he was talking with them, behold, the champion, the Philistine from Gath named Goliath, was coming up from the army of the Philistines, and he spoke these same words; and David heard them.

Eliab his oldest brother heard him talking to the men. Eliab was angry with David and said, "Why did you come down here? And who did you leave those few sheep with in the wilderness? I know your insolence and wicked intentions. You came down just to see the battle!"

When David had finished talking with Saul, Jonathan and David became bound together in close friendship. Jonathan loved David as much as he did his own life.

And Jonathan said to David, May the Lord, the God of Israel, be witness; when I have had a chance of talking to my father, about this time tomorrow, if his feelings to David are good, will I not send and give you the news?

As for what you and I were talking of, the Lord is between you and me for ever.

David was in great danger because all the people were bitter because of their sons and daughters, and they were talking about stoning him. But David found strength in the LORD his God.

And I will do even worse than this, and make myself even lower in your eyes: but the servant-girls of whom you were talking will give me honour.

But when David saw that his servants were talking together quietly, he was certain that the child was dead: and he said to his servants, Is the child dead? and they said, He is.

Then Jonadab the son of Shimeah, the brother of David, responded and said, "My lord should not think that all the young men, the sons of the king, [are] dead, because only Amnon [is] dead. {Absalom was talking about it}, as it was being determined from the day he raped Tamar his sister.

And while he was talking, the king's sons came, with weeping and loud cries: and the king and all his servants were weeping bitterly.

In response, the king told him, "What's the point of us talking anymore? My decision is that you and Ziba divide the fields."

Then, while you are still talking to the king, I'll come in after you and verify your statement."

While she was still talking to the king, Nathan the prophet arrived.

And the other woman said, No; but the living child is my son and the dead one yours. But the first said, No; the dead child is your son and the living one mine. So they kept on talking before the king.

And it came to pass at noon, that Elijah mocked them, and said, Cry aloud: for he is a god; either he is talking, or he is pursuing, or he is in a journey, or peradventure he sleepeth, and must be awaked.

He answered her, "While I was talking to Naboth the Jezreelite, I said to him, 'Sell me your vineyard for silver, or if you prefer, I will give you another vineyard in its place.' But he said, 'I will not sell you my vineyard.'"

As they continued walking and talking, a chariot of fire with horses of fire suddenly appeared and separated the two of them. Then Elijah went up into heaven in the whirlwind.

While he was still talking with them, the messenger arrived to see him and delivered the king's message to Elisha, "Look! This evil has come from the LORD! Why should I wait for the LORD anymore?"

Now there happened to be four lepers who were at that very moment at the entrance to the city gate. As they were talking with one another, they said, "Why are we sitting here waiting to die?

The king was talking with Gehazi, the attendant of the man of God. He had asked Gehazi, "Please tell me about all of the great things that Elisha has done."

Then Eliakim, the son of Hilkiah, and Shebna and Joah said to the Rab-shakeh, Will you kindly make use of the Aramaean language in talking to your servants, for we are used to it, and do not make use of the Jews' language in the hearing of the people on the wall.

O give praise to the Lord; give honour to his name, talking of his doings among the peoples.

As he was talking with him, the king said to him, "Have we appointed you a royal counselor? Stop! Why should you be struck down?" Then the prophet stopped and said, "I know that God has planned to destroy you, because you have done this and have not listened to my counsel."

Talking of the God of Jerusalem as if he was like the gods of the peoples of the earth, the work of men's hands.

And their children were talking half in the language of Ashdod; they had no knowledge of the Jews' language, but made use of the language of the two peoples.

And while they were yet talking with him, came the king's chamberlains, and hasted to bring Haman unto the banquet that Esther had prepared.

And this one was still talking when another came, and said, The fire of God came down from heaven, burning up the sheep and the goats and the young men completely, and I was the only one who got away safe to give you the news.

And this one was still talking when another came, and said, The Chaldaeans made themselves into three bands, and came down on the camels and took them away, putting the young men to the sword, and I was the only one who got away safe to give you the news.

And this one was still talking when another came, and said, Your sons and your daughters were feasting together in their oldest brother's house,

But he replied to her, "You're talking like foolish women do. Are we to accept what is good from God but not tragedy?" Throughout all of this, Job did not sin by what he said.

When I said, 'My bed doth comfort me,' He taketh away in my talking my couch.

"How long will you keep talking like this? How long will you keep talking like a wind storm?

Though I say, 'I forget my talking, I forsake my corner, and I brighten up!'

My soul hath been weary of my life, I leave off my talking to myself, I speak in the bitterness of my soul.

But I also have a mind; I am not inferior to you. Who doesn't know the things you are talking about?

"Refrain from talking with me so that I may speak; then let come to me what may.

How long until you stop talking? Show some sense, and then we can talk.

Who is the Almighty, that we should serve him? Where's the profit in talking to him?'

The princes refrained talking, and laid their hand on their mouth.

Now Elihu had kept quiet while Job was talking, because they were older than he;

Shall I continue to wait, since they're no longer talking? After all, they're only standing there; they're no longer responding.

Behold, here I am with open mouth; here is my tongue talking.

For truly my words are not false; one who has all knowledge is talking with you.

"Who is this who keeps darkening my counsel without knowing what he's talking about?

Who is this who makes dark the purpose of God by words without knowledge? For I have been talking without knowledge about wonders not to be searched out.

False statements against me have come to my ears; fear was on every side: they were talking together against me, designing to take away my life.

All my haters are talking secretly together against me; they are designing my downfall.

O God, you have been my teacher from the time when I was young; and I have been talking of your works of wonder even till now.

My tongue will be talking of your righteousness all the day; for those whose purpose is to do me evil have been crushed and put to shame.

O give praise to the Lord; give honour to his name, talking of his doings among the peoples.

Talking against him secretly in their tents, they did not give ear to the voice of the Lord.

He who goes about talking of others makes secrets public, but the true-hearted man keeps things covered.

He who goes about talking of the business of others gives away secrets: so have nothing to do with him whose lips are open wide.

Too many worries lead to nightmares, and a fool is known from talking too much.

the beginning of his talking is folly and the end of it is wicked madness.

The man of sudden impulses will become wise in heart, and he whose tongue is slow will get the power of talking clearly.

For the foolish man will say foolish things, having evil thoughts in his heart, working what is unclean, and talking falsely about the Lord, to keep food from him who is in need of it, and water from him whose soul is desiring it.

Then Eliakim and Shebna and Joah said to the Rab-shakeh, Please make use of the Aramaean language in talking to your servants, for we are used to it, and do not make use of the Jews' language in the hearing of the people on the wall.

"If you keep from desecrating the Sabbath, from doing whatever you want on My holy day; if you call the Sabbath a delight, and the holy [day] of the Lord honorable; if you honor it, not going your own ways, seeking your own pleasure, or talking too much;

Bible Theasaurus

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Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1142

הגה 
Hagah 
Usage: 25

לשׁנה לשׁן לשׁון 
Lashown 
Usage: 116

מלּה מלּה 
Millah 
Usage: 38

ספר 
Caphar 
Usage: 161

שׂיח 
Siyach 
Usage: 20

שׂיח 
Siyach 
Usage: 14

λαλέω 
Laleo 
speak , say , tell , talk , preach , utter , , vr speak
Usage: 235

ματαιολόγος 
Mataiologos 
Usage: 1

μωρολογία 
Morologia 
Usage: 1

ὁμιλέω 
Homileo 
Usage: 4

συλλαλέω 
Sullaleo 
talk with , talk , speak , commune with , confer
Usage: 6

συνομιλέω 
sunomileo 
talk with
Usage: 1



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