'Talking' in the Bible
With that, God finished talking to Abraham, and ascended, leaving him.
As soon as he finished talking to Abraham, the LORD left and Abraham returned to where he had been sitting.
Rebekah gave these instructions to her son Jacob: "Quick! Pay attention!" she said. "I heard your father talking to your brother Esau. He told him,
While he was still talking with them, Rachel arrived with her father's sheep, since she was a shepherdess.
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.
Meanwhile, they had no idea that Joseph could understand them, since he was talking to them through an interpreter.
But the entire congregation was talking about stoning them to death.
Teach them to your children, talking about them while sitting in your house, walking on the road, or when you are about to lie down or get up.
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."
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!"
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.
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.
As they continued on, talking as they went, suddenly chariots blazing with fire and pulled by fiery horses appeared, separated the two of them, and Elijah ascended in a wind storm to heaven!
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."
While they were still talking to him, the king's eunuchs arrived, and they quickly took him to the banquet that Esther had prepared.
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.
"How long will you keep talking like this? How long will you keep talking like a wind storm?
Who is the Almighty, that we should serve him? Where's the profit in talking to him?'
Shall I continue to wait, since they're no longer talking? After all, they're only standing there; they're no longer responding.
"Who is this who keeps darkening my counsel without knowing what he's talking about?
because they plan violence, and they are always talking about trouble.
Too many worries lead to nightmares, and a fool is known from talking too much.
"Son of Man, pay attention! The house of Israel keeps on saying, "The vision that he's talking about concerns the distant future. He's prophesying concerning times that are far in the future!'
"Son of Man, turn to the south and oppose it, talking toward the south.
Then I asked, "Who are these, sir?" The messenger who was talking to me answered, "I will tell you who these are."
I asked the angel who was talking to me, "What are those?" So he answered me, "Those are the forces that have dispersed Judah, Israel, and Jerusalem."
Look! That angel who was talking to me left, and another angel came forward to meet him.
Then the angel who had been talking with me stepped forward and told me, "Please look up and see what's going out."
So I asked the angel who was talking to me, "Where are they taking the basket?"
In response, I asked the angel who had been talking with me, "Sir, what are these?"
How can you fail to understand that I wasn't talking to you about bread? Beware of the yeast of the Pharisees and Sadducees!"
Suddenly, Moses and Elijah appeared to them, talking with Jesus.
When the high priests and the Pharisees heard his parables, they knew that he was talking about them.
But he denied it in front of them all. "I don't know what you're talking about!" he exclaimed.
Then Elijah appeared to them, accompanied by Moses, and they were talking with Jesus.
But he denied it, saying, "I don't know or even understand what you're talking about!" Then he went out into the entryway. Just then a rooster crowed.
Then he began to invoke a divine curse and to swear with an oath, "I don't know this man you're talking about!"
So the Lord Jesus, after talking with his disciples, was taken up to heaven and sat down at the right hand of God.
Suddenly, two men were talking with him. They were Moses and Elijah.
Now while some people were talking about the Temple how it was decorated with beautiful stones and gifts dedicated to God he said,
But Peter said, "Mister, I don't know what you're talking about!" Just then, while he was still speaking, a rooster crowed.
They were talking with each other about all these things that had taken place.
Then they asked each other, "Our hearts kept burning within us as he was talking to us on the road and explaining the Scriptures to us, didn't they?"
While they were all talking about this, Jesus himself stood among them and told them, "Peace be with you."
Truly, I tell you emphatically, we know what we're talking about, and we testify about what we've seen. Yet you people do not accept our testimony.
At this point his disciples arrived, and they were astonished that he was talking to a woman. Yet no one said, "What do you want from her?" or, "Why are you talking to her?"
They didn't realize that he was talking to them about the Father.
Jesus told him, "You have seen him. He is the person who is talking with you."
I'm not talking about all of you. I know the ones I have chosen. But the Scripture must be fulfilled: "The one who ate bread with me has turned against me.'
They kept saying, "What is this "in a little while' that he keeps talking about? We don't know what he means."
for we cannot stop talking about what we've seen and heard."
The eunuch asked Philip, "I ask you, who is the prophet talking about? Himself? Or someone else?"
He kept talking and arguing with the Hellenistic Jews, but they were bent on murdering him.
When the meeting of the synagogue broke up, many Jews and devout converts to Judaism followed Paul and Barnabas, who kept talking to them and urging them to continue in the grace of God.
There they kept talking about the good news.
On the Sabbath day, we went out the city gate and walked along the river, where we thought there was a place of prayer. We sat down and began talking to the women who had gathered there.
However, we'd like to hear from you what you believe, because people are talking against this sect everywhere."
But if our unrighteousness serves to confirm God's righteousness, what can we say? God is not unrighteous when he vents his wrath on us, is he? (I am talking in human terms.)
I am talking to sensible people. Apply what I am saying to yourselves.
For the person who speaks in a foreign language is not actually speaking to people but to God. Indeed, no one understands him, because he is talking about secrets by the Spirit.
In the same way, unless you speak an intelligible message with your language, how will anyone know what is being said? You'll be talking into the air!
When I talk as a confident boaster, I am not talking with the Lord's authority but like a fool.
I am ashamed to admit it, but we have been too weak for that. Whatever anyone else dares to claim I am talking like a fool I can claim it, too.
This is a great secret, but I am talking about the Messiah and the church.
They want to be teachers of the Law, yet they do not understand either what they are talking about or the things about which they speak so confidently.
For he did not put the coming world we are talking about under the control of angels.
For the person we are talking about belonged to a different tribe, and no one from that tribe has ever served at the altar.
By talking high-sounding nonsense and using sinful cravings of the flesh, they entice people who have just escaped from those who live in error.
Then I turned to see who was talking to me, and when I turned I saw seven gold lamp stands.