speech

Genesis 11:7Come, let us go down and there confuse their language, so that they may not understand one another's speech.”
Exodus 4:10But Moses said to the Lord , “Oh, my Lord, I am not eloquent, either in the past or since you have spoken to your servant, but I am slow of speech and of tongue.”
Deuteronomy 32:2May my teaching drop as the rain, my speech distill as the dew, like gentle rain upon the tender grass, and like showers upon the herb.
1 Samuel 16:18One of the young men answered, “Behold, I have seen a son of Jesse the Bethlehemite, who is skillful in playing, a man of valor, a man of war, prudent in speech, and a man of good presence, and the Lord is with him.”
Job 6:26Do you think that you can reprove words, when the speech of a despairing man is wind?
Job 12:20He deprives of speech those who are trusted and takes away the discernment of the elders.
Job 33:1“But now, hear my speech, O Job, and listen to all my words.
Psalms 19:2Day to day pours out speech, and night to night reveals knowledge.
Psalms 19:3There is no speech, nor are there words, whose voice is not heard.
Psalms 55:21His speech was smooth as butter, yet war was in his heart; his words were softer than oil, yet they were drawn swords.
Proverbs 2:12delivering you from the way of evil, from men of perverted speech,
Proverbs 4:24Put away from you crooked speech, and put devious talk far from you.
Proverbs 5:3For the lips of a forbidden woman drip honey, and her speech is smoother than oil,
Proverbs 6:12A worthless person, a wicked man, goes about with crooked speech,
Proverbs 7:21With much seductive speech she persuades him; with her smooth talk she compels him.
Proverbs 8:13The fear of the Lord is hatred of evil. Pride and arrogance and the way of evil and perverted speech I hate.
Proverbs 16:21The wise of heart is called discerning, and sweetness of speech increases persuasiveness.
Proverbs 16:23The heart of the wise makes his speech judicious and adds persuasiveness to his lips.
Proverbs 16:27A worthless man plots evil, and his speech is like a scorching fire.
Proverbs 17:7Fine speech is not becoming to a fool; still less is false speech to a prince.
Proverbs 17:7Fine speech is not becoming to a fool; still less is false speech to a prince.
Proverbs 19:1Better is a poor person who walks in his integrity than one who is crooked in speech and is a fool.
Proverbs 22:11He who loves purity of heart, and whose speech is gracious, will have the king as his friend.
Isaiah 3:8For Jerusalem has stumbled, and Judah has fallen, because their speech and their deeds are against the Lord , defying his glorious presence.
Isaiah 10:12When the Lord has finished all his work on Mount Zion and on Jerusalem, he will punish the speech of the arrogant heart of the king of Assyria and the boastful look in his eyes.
Isaiah 28:23Give ear, and hear my voice; give attention, and hear my speech.
Isaiah 29:4And you will be brought low; from the earth you shall speak, and from the dust your speech will be bowed down; your voice shall come from the ground like the voice of a ghost, and from the dust your speech shall whisper.
Isaiah 29:4And you will be brought low; from the earth you shall speak, and from the dust your speech will be bowed down; your voice shall come from the ground like the voice of a ghost, and from the dust your speech shall whisper.
Isaiah 32:9Rise up, you women who are at ease, hear my voice; you complacent daughters, give ear to my speech.
Isaiah 33:19You will see no more the insolent people, the people of an obscure speech that you cannot comprehend, stammering in a tongue that you cannot understand.
Ezekiel 3:5For you are not sent to a people of foreign speech and a hard language, but to the house of Israel—
Ezekiel 3:6not to many peoples of foreign speech and a hard language, whose words you cannot understand. Surely, if I sent you to such, they would listen to you.
Zephaniah 3:9“For at that time I will change the speech of the peoples to a pure speech, that all of them may call upon the name of the Lord and serve him with one accord.
Zephaniah 3:9“For at that time I will change the speech of the peoples to a pure speech, that all of them may call upon the name of the Lord and serve him with one accord.
Mark 7:32And they brought to him a man who was deaf and had a speech impediment, and they begged him to lay his hand on him.
John 10:6This figure of speech Jesus used with them, but they did not understand what he was saying to them.
John 16:25“I have said these things to you in figures of speech. The hour is coming when I will no longer speak to you in figures of speech but will tell you plainly about the Father.
John 16:25“I have said these things to you in figures of speech. The hour is coming when I will no longer speak to you in figures of speech but will tell you plainly about the Father.
John 16:29His disciples said, “Ah, now you are speaking plainly and not using figurative speech!
Acts 20:7On the first day of the week, when we were gathered together to break bread, Paul talked with them, intending to depart on the next day, and he prolonged his speech until midnight.
1 Corinthians 1:5that in every way you were enriched in him in all speech and all knowledge—
1 Corinthians 2:1And I, when I came to you, brothers, did not come proclaiming to you the testimony of God with lofty speech or wisdom.
1 Corinthians 2:4and my speech and my message were not in plausible words of wisdom, but in demonstration of the Spirit and of power,
1 Corinthians 14:9So with yourselves, if with your tongue you utter speech that is not intelligible, how will anyone know what is said? For you will be speaking into the air.
2 Corinthians 6:7by truthful speech, and the power of God; with the weapons of righteousness for the right hand and for the left;
2 Corinthians 8:7But as you excel in everything—in faith, in speech, in knowledge, in all earnestness, and in our love for you —see that you excel in this act of grace also.
2 Corinthians 10:10For they say, “His letters are weighty and strong, but his bodily presence is weak, and his speech of no account.”
Colossians 4:6Let your speech always be gracious, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how you ought to answer each person.
1 Timothy 4:12Let no one despise you for your youth, but set the believers an example in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith, in purity.
Titus 2:8and sound speech that cannot be condemned, so that an opponent may be put to shame, having nothing evil to say about us.
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