5196 voice

5196 voice

The organ of speech; someone’s voice expresses a person’s character, thoughts and emotions, and attracts attention by its tone and volume.

The human voice

The sound of familiar voices Ac 12:14 See also Ge 27:22; Jdg 18:3; 1Sa 24:16; 1Sa 26:17; SS 2:14; SS 8:13

Groups of people speaking in unison Ex 24:3 See also 1Sa 10:24; 2Ch 5:13; 2Ch 23:11; Ezr 10:12; Ac 12:22; Ac 19:34; Ac 22:22

Voices communicate in various ways

Voices expressing defiance 1Sa 17:8 See also 2Ki 19:22 pp Isa 37:23

Voices that give a battle cry 1Sa 17:20; 2Ch 13:15; Isa 8:9; Jer 4:16,19

Festive voices 2Sa 19:35; Jer 7:34; Jer 16:9; Jer 25:10; Jer 33:11

Voices expressing distress Jdg 21:2 See also Ge 27:34; Nu 14:1; 2Sa 22:7 pp Ps 18:6; 1Ki 22:36; Jer 4:31; Eze 27:30; Da 6:20; Mt 2:18; Jer 31:15

Voices of varying volume

God’s loud voice Job 37:5 See also Dt 5:22; Isa 33:3; Eze 43:2; Jn 12:28-29

Loud human voices 1Sa 28:12; 2Ch 20:19; Ezr 10:12; Isa 40:9; Lk 4:33; Ac 7:57

God’s quiet voice 1Ki 19:12-13 See also Job 26:14

Quiet human voices Job 4:16; Ecc 9:17; Isa 42:2

Voices addressed to God

In praise Lk 17:15 See also Jdg 5:11; 1Ki 8:55; Ezr 3:11; Ps 47:1; Ps 100:1-4; Isa 24:14; Lk 19:37

In prayer Ps 27:7 See also Dt 33:7; Ps 64:1

Assurance that God hears his people’s voice Ps 5:3 See also Ex 22:23; Dt 24:15; Ps 55:17; Isa 19:20

God’s response to his people’s voice Ne 9:9 See also Ge 21:17; Ex 2:23-25; Ex 3:9; Nu 20:16

God sometimes refuses to hear his people’s voice Eze 8:18 See also Isa 1:15; Isa 59:1-2; Jer 14:12; Am 5:23

The futility of lifting up one’s voice to an idol

Jdg 10:14; 1Ki 18:26,28; Jer 11:12

Voices that proclaim God’s word

Ro 10:18 The original sense of the voice of the heavens is reapplied to all who proclaim the gospel. See also Isa 58:1; Mic 3:8; Ac 2:14

The voice of God

God’s voice addresses individuals Ge 3:9 See also Ex 3:4; 1Sa 3:4; Isa 6:8; Jer 1:4; Eze 1:28

God’s voice is awe-inspiring Ps 29:3-9 See also Dt 5:26; Dt 18:16; Job 37:2; Ps 46:6; Ps 68:33; Isa 30:30-31; Isa 42:13; Eze 1:24; Heb 12:19,26

God’s voice demands obedience Ex 15:26; Dt 30:20; 1Sa 15:22; Isa 30:21; Heb 3:7-8

God’s voice affirms his Son Mt 3:17 pp Mk 1:11 pp Lk 3:22 at Jesus Christ’s baptism; Mt 17:5 pp Mk 9:7 pp Lk 9:35-36 at the transfiguration; Jn 12:28; 2Pe 1:17-18

The voice of Jesus Christ

His voice is recognisable Jn 10:1-5,14-16,27

His voice calls people to him Jn 7:37 See also Ac 9:4-7 pp Ac 22:7-9 pp Ac 26:14-16; Rev 3:20

His voice raises the dead Jn 5:25,28; Jn 11:43

His voice cries out Mt 27:46 pp Mk 15:34; Mt 27:50 pp Lk 23:46

Other voices

The voices of angels Job 38:7; Da 10:6; Mt 1:20-21; Mt 2:13; Rev 5:2,11-12; Rev 14:7-9; Rev 18:2

The voice of wisdom Pr 1:20; Pr 8:1-4

The voices of the natural world Ps 19:1-4 See also Job 38:41; Ps 93:3; Ro 10:18

See also

5159hearing
5164lips
5167mouth
5168muteness
5193tongue
5198weeping
5528shouting
5546speech
5627word
7754preaching
7960singing
8602prayer

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