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Torrey's New Topical Textbook

Language: Of All Mankind One at First

Gen 11:1,6

Language: Called


Mar 14:70; Act 14:11


Act 1:19; Rev 5:9

Language: Confusion Of

A punishment for presumption, &c

Gen 11:2-6

Originated the varieties in

Gen 11:7

Scattered men over the earth

Gen 11:8,9

Divided men into separated nations

Gen 10:5,20,31

Language: Great Variety Of, Spoken by Men

1Cr 14:10

Language: Ancient kingdoms often comprehended nations of different

Est 1:22; Dan 3:4; 6:25

Language: Kinds Of, Mentioned


2Ki 18:28; Act 26:14


Dan 1:4


2Ki 18:26; Ezr 4:7


Act 21:37


Luk 23:38


Act 14:11

Arabic, &c

Act 2:11


Psa 84:5; 114:1; Act 2:10

Language: Of Some Nations Difficult

Eze 3:5,6

Language: The term barbarian applied to those who spoke a strange

1Cr 14:11

Language: Power of Speaking Different

A gift of the Holy Spirit

1Cr 12:10


Mar 16:17

Given on the day of Pentecost

Act 2:3,4

Followed receiving the gospel

Act 10:44-46

Conferred by laying on of the apostles' hands

Act 8:17,18; 19:6

Necessary to spread of the gospel

Act 2:7-11

A sign to unbelievers

1Cr 14:22

Sometimes abused

1Cr 14:2-12,23

Ceased when the written Bible completed

1Cr 13:8-10

Language: Interpretation Of

Antiquity of engaging persons for

Gen 42:23

A gift of the Holy Spirit

1Cr 12:10

Most important in the early church

1Cr 14:5,13,27,28

The Jews punished by being given up to people of a strange

Deu 28:49; Isa 28:11; Jer 5:15

Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words
1 Strong's Number: g1258 Greek: dialektos


primarily "a conversation, discourse" (akin to dialegomai, "to discourse or discuss"), came to denote "the language or dialect of a country or district;" in the AV and RV of Act 2:6 it is translated "language;" in the following the RV retains "language," for AV, "tongue," Act 1:19; 2:8; 21:40; 22:2; 26:14.
See TONGUE. In the Sept., Est 9:26.

Smith's Bible Dictionary



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