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Speak

The Bible

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Dictionaries:

  • Included in Eastons: No
  • Included in Hitchcocks: No
  • Included in Naves: No
  • Included in Smiths: No
  • Included in Websters: Yes
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: Yes
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:

Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Speak

SPEAK, verb intransitive preterit tense spoke, [spake, nearly, obsolete ] participle passive spoke, spoken. It is easy to see that the root of this word is allied to that of beak peak, pick.]

1. To utter words or articulate sounds, as human beings; to express thoughts bywords. Children learn to speak at an early age. The organs may be so obstructed that a man may not be able to speak speak Lord , for thy servant hearth. I Sam. 3.

2. To utter a speech, discourse or harangue; to utter thoughts in a public assembly. A man may be well informed on a subject, and yet to diffident to speak in public. Many of the nobility make them selves popular by speaking in parliament against those things which were most grateful to his majesty.

3. To talk; to express opinions; to dispute. An honest man, sir, is able to speak for himself, when the knave is not.

4. To discourse; to make mention of. Lucan speaks of a part of Cesar's army that came to him from the Leman lake. The Scripture speaks only of those to whom it speaks.

5. To give sound. Make all your trumpets speak

TO speak WITH, to converse with. Let me speak with my son.

SPEAK, verb transitive

1. To utter with the mouth; to pronounce; to utter articulately; as human beings. They sat down with him on the ground seven days and seven nights, and none spoke a word to him. Job 2:10. speak the word, and my son shall be healed. Matthew 8:8.

2. To declare; to proclaim; to celebrate. It is my father's music to speak your deeds.

3. To talk or converse in; to utter or pronounce, as in conversation. A man may know how to read and to understand a language which he cannot speak

4. To address; to accost. He will smile upon thee, put thee in hope, and speak thee fair.

5. To exhibit; to make known. Let heav'n's wide circuit speak the Maker's high magnificence.

6. To express silently or by signs. The lady's looks or eyes speak the meaning or wishes of her heart.

7. To communicate; as, to speak peace to the soul.

TO speak A SHIP, to hail and speak to her captain or commander. [Note. We say, to speak a word or syllable, to speak a sentence, an oration, piece, composition, or a dialogue, to speak a man's praise, etc.; but we never say, to speak an argument, a sermon or a story.]


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Speakable

SPE'AKABLE, adjective

1. That can be spoken.

2. Having the power of speech.


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Speaker

SPE'AKER, noun

1. One that speaks, in what ever manner.

2. One that proclaims or celebrates. -No other speaker of my living actions.

3. One that utters or pronounces a discourse; usually, one that utters a speech in public. We say, a man is a good speaker or a bad speaker

4. The person who presides in a deliberative assembly, preserving order and regulating the debates; as the speaker of the house of commons; the speaker of a house or representatives.


Naves Topical Index
Speaking

Evil:

General references
Exodus 22:28; Job 19:18; Psalms 10:7-8; Psalms 12:3-4; Psalms 34:13; Psalms 35:21; Psalms 41:5-9; Psalms 52:2-4; Psalms 59:12; Psalms 64:2-5; Psalms 69:12; Psalms 69:26; Psalms 70:3; Psalms 102:8; Psalms 106:33; Psalms 119:23; Psalms 120:1-7; Psalms 140:3; Psalms 140:11; Proverbs 4:24; Proverbs 6:16-19; Proverbs 8:13; Proverbs 10:11; Proverbs 10:19; Proverbs 10:31-32; Proverbs 11:11; Proverbs 12:5-6; Proverbs 12:13; Proverbs 12:17-19; Proverbs 13:3; Proverbs 14:25; Proverbs 15:1; Proverbs 15:4; Proverbs 15:28; Proverbs 16:27-28; Proverbs 17:4; Proverbs 17:9; Proverbs 17:20; Proverbs 18:8; Proverbs 18:21; Proverbs 18:23; Proverbs 19:1; Proverbs 19:22; Proverbs 19:28; Proverbs 24:2; Proverbs 25:23; Proverbs 26:20-23; Proverbs 26:28; Ecclesiastes 7:22; Ecclesiastes 10:11; Ecclesiastes 10:20; Isaiah 6:5; Isaiah 32:6-7; Jeremiah 20:10; Matthew 5:22; Matthew 5:37; Matthew 12:34-37; Luke 6:45; Acts 23:5; Romans 1:29-30; Romans 3:13-14; 1 Corinthians 6:10; Ephesians 4:25; Ephesians 4:29; Ephesians 4:31; Ephesians 5:4; Titus 1:10-11; Titus 3:2; James 1:26; James 1:19; James 3:5-6; James 3:8-10; James 4:11; 1 Peter 2:1; 1 Peter 3:9-10; 2 Peter 2:7-8; 2 Peter 2:10; Jude 1:8; Jude 1:10
Accusation, False; Blasphemy; Busybody; Falsehood; Flattery; Slander; Talebearer; Uncharitableness

Folly in:

General references
Job 13:5; Job 16:3-4; Job 38:2; Proverbs 10:14; Proverbs 12:23; Proverbs 13:3; Proverbs 14:3; Proverbs 15:2; Proverbs 15:7; Proverbs 15:14; Proverbs 18:6-7; Proverbs 18:13; Proverbs 26:4; Proverbs 26:7; Proverbs 26:9; Proverbs 29:11; Proverbs 29:20; Proverbs 30:10; Ecclesiastes 5:3; Ecclesiastes 5:7; Ecclesiastes 10:13-14; Matthew 12:36-37; Ephesians 5:4
Fool

Wisdom in:

Wisdom in:
Job 16:5; Job 27:4; Psalms 15:1-3; Psalms 37:30; Psalms 39:1; Psalms 50:23; Psalms 77:12; Psalms 119:13; Psalms 119:27; Psalms 119:46; Psalms 119:54; Psalms 119:172; Psalms 141:3; Psalms 145:5-7; Psalms 145:11-12; Proverbs 10:11; Proverbs 10:13; Proverbs 10:19-21; Proverbs 10:31-32; Proverbs 11:12-14; Proverbs 12:6; Proverbs 12:14; Proverbs 12:16-20; Proverbs 12:23; Proverbs 13:2-3; Proverbs 14:3; Proverbs 15:1-2; Proverbs 15:4; Proverbs 15:7; Proverbs 15:23; Proverbs 15:26; Proverbs 15:28; Proverbs 16:21; Proverbs 16:23-24; Proverbs 17:7; Proverbs 17:27-28; Proverbs 18:4; Proverbs 18:20; Proverbs 19:1; Proverbs 20:15; Proverbs 21:23; Proverbs 22:11; Proverbs 24:6; Proverbs 25:11; Proverbs 25:15; Proverbs 26:5; Proverbs 29:11; Proverbs 31:26; Ecclesiastes 3:7; Ecclesiastes 9:17; Ecclesiastes 10:12; Ecclesiastes 12:9-11; Amos 5:13; Zephaniah 3:13; Zech 8:16; Matthew 12:37; Luke 6:45; Matthew 12:35; Ephesians 4:22; Ephesians 4:25; Ephesians 4:29; Philippians 1:27; Colossians 4:6; James 1:19; James 1:26; James 3:2; James 3:13; 1 Peter 2:12; 1 Peter 3:15-16; Revelation 14:5
Wisdom


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Speaking

SPE'AKING, participle present tense Uttering words; discoursing; talking.

SPE'AKING, noun

1. The act of uttering words; discourse.

2. In colleges, public declamation.


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Speaking-trumpet

SPE'AKING-TRUMPET, noun A trumpet by which the sound of the human voice may be propagated to a great distance.