'Talking' in the Bible
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.
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 were walking along and talking, suddenly a fiery chariot pulled by fiery horses appeared. They went between Elijah and Elisha, and Elijah went up to heaven in a windstorm.
He was still talking to them when the messenger approached and said, "Look, the Lord is responsible for this disaster! Why should I continue to wait for the Lord to help?"
Now the king was talking to Gehazi, the prophet's servant, and said, "Tell me all the great things which Elisha has done."
But he replied, "You're talking like one of the godless women would do! Should we receive what is good from God, and not also receive what is evil?" In all this Job did not sin by what he said.
"Refrain from talking with me so that I may speak; then let come to me what may.
the chief men refrained from talking and covered their mouths with their hands;
In all hard work there is profit, but merely talking about it only brings poverty.
"But as for you, son of man, your people (who are talking about you by the walls and at the doors of the houses) say to one another, 'Come hear the word that comes from the Lord.'
Then Moses and Elijah also appeared before them, talking with him.
But he denied it in front of them all: "I don't know what you're talking about!"
Then Elijah appeared before them along with Moses, and they were talking with Jesus.
But he denied it: "I don't even understand what you're talking about!" Then he went out to the gateway, and a rooster crowed.
Then he began to curse, and he swore with an oath, "I do not know this man you are talking about!"
Then two men, Moses and Elijah, began talking with him.
But Peter said, "Man, I don't know what you're talking about!" At that moment, while he was still speaking, a rooster crowed.
They were talking to each other about all the things that had happened.
While they were talking and debating these things, Jesus himself approached and began to accompany them
(Now Jesus had been talking about his death, but they thought he had been talking about real sleep.)
The disciples began to look at one another, worried and perplexed to know which of them he was talking about.
So they kept on repeating, "What is the meaning of what he says, 'In a little while'? We do not understand what he is talking about."
Peter continued talking with him as he went in, and he found many people gathered together.
Are they servants of Christ? (I am talking like I am out of my mind!) I am even more so: with much greater labors, with far more imprisonments, with more severe beatings, facing death many times.
And besides that, going around from house to house they learn to be lazy, and they are not only lazy, but also gossips and busybodies, talking about things they should not.