Tongue


Greek: γλωσσα [glôssa] (Noun feminine). Tongue.

γλωσσα [glôssa] appears 50 times in the NT:


(1) Mark 7: 33
And he took him aside from the multitude, and put his fingers into his ears, and he spit, and touched his tongue; - της γλωσσης [tês glôssês] Gen. sing. ("his tongue" - της γλωσσης αυτου [tês glôssês autou] Lit: "of the tongue of him").

(2) Mark 7: 35
And straightway his ears were opened, and the string of his tongue was loosed, and he spake plain. - της γλωσσης [tês glôssês] Gen. sing. ("of his tongue" - της γλωσσης αυτου [tês glôssês autou] Lit: "of the tongue of him").

(3) Mark 16: 17
And these signs shall follow them that believe; In my name shall they cast out devils; they shall speak with new tongues; - γλωσσαις [glôssais] Dat. pl.

(4) Luke 1: 64
And his mouth was opened immediately, and his tongue loosed, and he spake, and praised God. - η γλωσσα [hê glôssa] Nom. sing. ("his tongue" - η γλωσσα αυτου [hê glôssa autou] Lit: "the tongue of him").

(5) Luke 16: 24
And he cried and said, Father Abraham, have mercy on me, and send Lazarus, that he may dip the tip of his finger in water, and cool my tongue; for I am tormented in this flame. - την γλωσσαν [tên glôssan] Accus. sing. ("my tongue" - την γλωσσαν μου [tên glôssan mou] Lit: "the tongue of me").

(6) Acts 2: 3
And there appeared unto them cloven tongues like as of fire, and it sat upon each of them. - γλωσσαι [glôssai] Nom. pl.

(7) Acts 2: 4
And they were all filled with the Holy Ghost, and began to speak with other tongues, as the Spirit gave them utterance. - γλωσσαις [glôssais] Dat. pl.

(8) Acts 2: 11
Cretes and Arabians, we do hear them speak in our tongues the wonderful works of God. - γλωσσαις [glôssais] Dat. pl.

(9) Acts 2: 26
Therefore did my heart rejoice, and my tongue was glad; moreover also my flesh shall rest in hope: - η γλωσσα [hê glôssa] Nom. sing. ("my tongue" - η γλωσσα μου [hê glôssa mou] Lit: "the tongue of me").

(10) Acts 10: 46
For they heard them speak with tongues, and magnify God. Then answered Peter, - γλωσσαις [glôssais] Dat. pl.

(11) Acts 19: 6
And when Paul had laid his hands upon them, the Holy Ghost came on them; and they spake with tongues, and prophesied. - γλωσσαις [glôssais] Dat. pl.

(12) Romans 3: 13
Their throat is an open sepulchre; with their tongues they have used deceit; the poison of asps is under their lips: - ταις γλωσσαις [tais glôssais] Dat. pl. ("with their tongues" - ταις γλωσσαις αυτων [tais glôssais autôn] Lit: "with the tongues of them").

(13) Romans 14: 11
For it is written, As I live, saith the Lord, every knee shall bow to me, and every tongue shall confess to God. - γλωσσα [glôssa] Nom. sing.

(14, 15) 1 Corinthians 12: 10
To another the working of miracles; to another prophecy; to another discerning of spirits; to another divers kinds of tongues¹; to another the interpretation of tongues¹: - ¹γλωσσων [glôssôn] Gen. pl.

(16) 1 Corinthians 12: 28
And God hath set some in the church, first apostles, secondarily prophets, thirdly teachers, after that miracles, then gifts of healings, helps, governments, diversities of tongues. - γλωσσων [glôssôn] Gen. pl.

(17) 1 Corinthians 12: 30
Have all the gifts of healing? do all speak with tongues? do all interpret? - γλωσσαις [glôssais] Dat. pl.

(18) 1 Corinthians 13: 1
Though I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, and have not charity, I am become as sounding brass, or a tinkling cymbal. - ταις γλωσσαις [tais glôssais] Dat. pl.

(19) 1 Corinthians 13: 8
Charity never faileth: but whether there be prophecies, they shall fail; whether [there be] tongues, they shall cease; whether there be knowledge, it shall vanish away. - γλωσσαι [glôssai] Nom. pl.

(20) 1 Corinthians 14: 2
For he that speaketh in an [unknown] tongue speaketh not unto men, but unto God: for no man understandeth him; howbeit in the spirit he speaketh mysteries. - γλωσση [glôssê] Dat. sing.

(21) 1 Corinthians 14: 4
He that speaketh in an [unknown] tongue edifieth himself; but he that prophesieth edifieth the church. - γλωσση [glôssê] Dat. sing.

(22, 23) 1 Corinthians 14: 5
I would that ye all spake with tongues¹, but rather that ye prophesied: for greater is he that prophesieth than he that speaketh with tongues¹, except he interpret, that the church may receive edifying. - ¹γλωσσαις [glôssais] Dat. pl.

(24) 1 Corinthians 14: 6
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? - γλωσσαις [glôssais] Dat. pl.

(25) 1 Corinthians 14: 9
So likewise ye, except ye utter by the tongue words easy to be understood, how shall it be known what is spoken? for ye shall speak into the air. - της γλωσσης [tês glôssês] Gen. sing. ("by the tongue" - δια της γλωσσης [dia tês glôssês] Lit: "through the tongue").

(26) 1 Corinthians 14: 13
Wherefore let him that speaketh in an [unknown] tongue pray that he may interpret. - γλωσση [glôssê] Dat. sing.

(27) 1 Corinthians 14: 14
For if I pray in an [unknown] tongue, my spirit prayeth, but my understanding is unfruitful. - γλωσση [glôssê] Dat. sing.

(28) 1 Corinthians 14: 18
I thank my God, I speak with tongues more than ye all: - γλωσσαις [glôssais] Dat. pl.

(29) 1 Corinthians 14: 19
Yet in the church I had rather speak five words with my understanding, that by my voice I might teach others also, than ten thousand words in an [unknown] tongue. - γλωσση [glôssê] Dat. sing. ("in an [unknown] tongue" - εν γλωσση [en glôssê] Lit: "in tongue").

(30) 1 Corinthians 14: 22
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. - αι γλωσσαι [hai glôssai] Nom. pl.

(31) 1 Corinthians 14: 23
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? - γλωσσαις [glôssais] Dat. pl.

(32) 1 Corinthians 14: 26
How is it then, brethren? when ye come together, every one of you hath a psalm, hath a doctrine, hath a tongue, hath a revelation, hath an interpretation. Let all things be done unto edifying. - γλωσσαν [glôssan] Accus. sing.

(33) 1 Corinthians 14: 27
If any man speak in an [unknown] tongue, let it be by two, or at the most by three, and that by course; and let one interpret. - γλωσση [glôssê] Dat. sing.

(34) 1 Corinthians 14: 39
Wherefore, brethren, covet to prophesy, and forbid not to speak with tongues. - γλωσσαις [glôssais] Dat. pl.

(35) Philippians 2: 11
And that every tongue should confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father. - γλωσσα [glôssa] Nom. sing.

(36) James 1: 26
If any man among you seem to be religious, and bridleth not his tongue, but deceiveth his own heart, this man's religion is vain. - γλωσσαν [glôssan] Accus. sing.

(37) James 3: 5
Even so the tongue is a little member, and boasteth great things. Behold, how great a matter a little fire kindleth! - η γλωσσα [hê glôssa] Nom. sing.

(38, 39) James 3: 6
And the tongue¹ is a fire, a world of iniquity: so is the tongue¹ among our members, that it defileth the whole body, and setteth on fire the course of nature; and it is set on fire of hell. - ¹η γλωσσα [hê glôssa] Nom. sing.

(40) James 3: 8
But the tongue can no man tame; it is an unruly evil, full of deadly poison. - την γλωσσαν [tên glôssan] Accus. sing.

(41) 1 Peter 3: 10
For he that will love life, and see good days, let him refrain his tongue from evil, and his lips that they speak no guile: - την γλωσσαν [tên glôssan] Accus. sing.

(42) 1 John 3: 18
My little children, let us not love in word, neither in tongue; but in deed and in truth. - τη γλωσση [tê glôssê] Dat. sing.

(43) Revelation 5: 9
And they sung a new song, saying, Thou art worthy to take the book, and to open the seals thereof: for thou wast slain, and hast redeemed us to God by thy blood out of every kindred, and tongue, and people, and nation; - γλωσσης [glôssês] Gen. sing.

(44) Revelation 7: 9
After this I beheld, and, lo, a great multitude, which no man could number, of all nations, and kindreds, and people, and tongues, stood before the throne, and before the Lamb, clothed with white robes, and palms in their hands; - γλωσσων [glôssôn] Gen. pl.

(45) Revelation 10: 11
And he said unto me, Thou must prophesy again before many peoples, and nations, and tongues, and kings. - γλωσσαις [glôssais] Dat. pl.

(46) Revelation 11: 9
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. - γλωσσων [glôssôn] Gen. pl.

(47) Revelation 13: 7
And it was given unto him to make war with the saints, and to overcome them: and power was given him over all kindreds, and tongues, and nations. - γλωσσαν [glôssan] Accus. sing.

(48) Revelation 14: 6
And I saw another angel fly in the midst of heaven, having the everlasting gospel to preach unto them that dwell on the earth, and to every nation, and kindred, and tongue, and people, - γλωσσαν [glôssan] Accus. sing.

(49) Revelation 16: 10
And the fifth angel poured out his vial upon the seat of the beast; and his kingdom was full of darkness; and they gnawed their tongues for pain, - τας γλωσσας [tas glôssas] Accus. pl. ("their tongues" - τας γλωσσας αυτων [tas glôssas autôn] Lit: "the tongues of them").

(50) Revelation 17: 15
And he saith unto me, The waters which thou sawest, where the whore sitteth, are peoples, and multitudes, and nations, and tongues. - γλωσσαι [glôssai] Nom. pl.

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