79 occurrences in 14 translations

'Tongues' in the Bible

These are the sons of Ham, after their families, after their tongues, in their countries, and in their nations.

These are the sons of Shem, after their families, after their tongues, in their lands, after their nations.

Every board is to be joined to the one nearest to it by two tongues, and so for every board in the House.

With forty silver bases under the twenty boards, two bases under every board to take its tongues.

Every board had two tongues fixed into it; all the boards were made in this way.

And for these twenty boards, forty silver bases, two bases under every board, to take its tongues.

So he took the people down to the water; and the Lord said to Gideon, Put on one side by themselves all those drinking up the water with their tongues like a dog; and in the same way, all those who go down on their knees to the water while drinking.

Now the number of those who took up the water with their tongues was three hundred; all the rest of the people went down on their knees to the water.

And the Lord said to Gideon, By those three hundred who were drinking with their tongues I will give you salvation and give the Midianites into your hands; let the rest of the people go away, every man to his place.

Half of their children spoke Ashdodite and could not speak Judean, but [only] the tongues of other nations.

The noblemen's voices were hushed, and their tongues stuck to the roof of their mouths.

Everyone says false words to his neighbour: their tongues are smooth in their talk, and their hearts are full of deceit.

May the Lord cut off all flattering lips and the tongues that speak proud boasting,

They say, "Through our tongues we have power; our lips are our own-who can be our master?"

Thou shalt hide them in the secret of thy presence from the pride of man: thou shalt keep them secretly in a pavilion from the strife of tongues.

I am in the midst of lions; I lie down with those who devour men. Their teeth are spears and arrows; their tongues are sharp swords.

See, hate is dropping from their lips; curses are on their tongues: they say, Who gives attention to it?

who sharpen their tongues like swords and aim bitter words like arrows,

They will be made to stumble; their own tongues work against them. All who see them will shake their heads.

so that your foot may wade in blood and your dogs' tongues may have their share from the enemies."

They set their mouths against heaven, and their tongues strut across the earth.

Nevertheless they did flatter him with their mouth, and they lied unto him with their tongues.

For wicked and deceitful mouths open against me; they speak against me with lying tongues.

"LORD, deliver me from lips that lie and tongues that deceive."

Our mouths were filled with laughter then, and our tongues with shouts of joy. Then they said among the nations, "The Lord has done great things for them."

The tongues of those who are upright and in right standing with God are as choice silver; the minds of those who are wicked and out of harmony with God are of little value.

For this cause, as the waste of the grain is burned up by tongues of fire, and as the dry grass goes down before the flame, so their root will be like the dry stems of grain, and their flower will go up in dust: because they have gone against the law of the Lord of armies, and have given no honour to the word of the Holy One of Israel.

The hearts of reckless people will understand sound judgment, and the tongues of those who stammer will be ready to speak clearly.

then the lame will leap like deer, and the tongues of speechless people will sing for joy. Yes, waters will gush forth in the wilderness, and streams will run through the desert;

The poor and the needy seek water, but there is none; their tongues are parched with thirst. I, the Lord, will answer them; I, the God of Israel, do not forsake them.

His watchmen are blind, they are all without knowledge; they are all dogs without tongues, unable to make a sound; stretched out dreaming, loving sleep.

For I know their works and their thoughts: it shall come, that I will gather all nations and tongues; and they shall come, and see my glory.

And they bend their tongues like their bow for lies: but they are not valiant for the truth upon the earth; for they proceed from evil to evil, and they know not me, saith the LORD.

Each one betrays his friend; no one tells the truth. They have taught their tongues to speak lies; they wear themselves out doing wrong.

Their tongues are deadly arrows- they speak deception. With his mouth a man speaks peaceably with his friend, but inwardly he sets up an ambush.

Behold, I am against the prophets, saith the LORD, that use their tongues, and say, He saith.

Then king Darius wrote unto all the peoples, nations, and tongues, that dwell in all the earth: Peace be multiplied unto you.

And he gave him dominion and glory and kingdom; and all the peoples, nations, and tongues served him: his dominion is an eternal dominion, which shall not pass away, and his kingdom such that it shall never be corrupted.

This will be the plague the Lord strikes all the peoples with, who have warred against Jerusalem: their flesh will rot while they stand on their feet, their eyes will rot in their sockets, and their tongues will rot in their mouths.

Desiring the broken bits of food which came from the table of the man of wealth; and even the dogs came and put their tongues on his wounds.

For he who makes use of tongues is not talking to men but to God; because no one has the sense of what he is saying; but in the Spirit he is talking of secret things.

He who makes use of tongues may do good to himself; but he who gives the prophet's word does good to the church.

I would that ye all spake with tongues, but rather that ye prophesied: for greater is he that prophesieth than he that speaketh with tongues, except he interpret, that the church may receive edifying.

Now, brethren, if I come unto you speaking with tongues, what shall I profit you, except I shall speak to you either by revelation, or by knowledge, or by prophesying, or by doctrine?

There are, I suppose, all these many [to us unknown] tongues in the world [somewhere], and none is destitute of [its own power of] expression and meaning.

For this reason, let the man who has the power of using tongues make request that he may, at the same time, be able to give the sense.

For if I make use of tongues in my prayers, my spirit makes the prayer, but not my mind.

Otherwise, if you bless and render thanks with [your] spirit [ thoroughly aroused by the Holy Spirit], how can anyone in the position of an outsider or he who is not gifted with [interpreting of unknown] tongues, say the Amen to your thanksgiving, since he does not know what you are saying?

In the law it is written, With men of other tongues and other lips will I speak unto this people; and yet for all that will they not hear me, saith the Lord.

Wherefore tongues are for a sign, not to them that believe, but to them that believe not: but prophesying serveth not for them that believe not, but for them which believe.

If therefore the whole church be come together into one place, and all speak with tongues, and there come in those that are unlearned, or unbelievers, will they not say that ye are mad?

For the spirits of the prophets (the speakers in tongues) are under the speaker's control [and subject to being silenced as may be necessary],

And he said unto me, Thou must prophesy again before many peoples, and nations, and tongues, and kings.

And they of the people and kindreds and tongues and nations shall see their dead bodies three days and an half, and shall not suffer their dead bodies to be put in graves.

And he saith unto me, The waters which thou sawest, where the whore sitteth, are peoples, and multitudes, and nations, and tongues.

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
ארמית 
'Aramiyth 
Usage: 5

הסה 
Hacah 
Usage: 8

חרשׁ 
Charash 
Usage: 74

לשׁנה לשׁן לשׁון 
Lashown 
Usage: 116

γλῶσσα 
Glossa 
Usage: 48

διάλεκτος 
Dialektos 
Usage: 6

Ἑβραΐστί 
hebraisti 
in the Hebrew tongue , in the Hebrew , in Hebrew
Usage: 6

ἑτερόγλωσσος 
heteroglossos 
Usage: 1



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