G2980 λαλέω - Strong's Greek Lexicon Number

LSJ Gloss:
to talk, chat, prattle, babble
I speak, say
(I talk, chatter in classical Greek, but in NT a more dignified word) I speak, say.
to talk, i.e. utter words
Derivation: a prolonged form of an otherwise obsolete verb;

KJV Usage: preach, say, speak (after), talk, tell, utter.

Compare G3004. G3004
1) to utter a voice or emit a sound
2) to speak
2a) to use the tongue or the faculty of speech
2b) to utter articulate sounds
3) to talk
4) to utter, tell
5) to use words in order to declare one's mind and disclose one's thoughts
5a) to speak

A prolonged form of an otherwise obsolete verb; to talk, that is, utter words

KJV Usage: preach, say, speak (after), talk, tell, utter.

Compare G3004.

View how G2980 λαλέω is used in the Bible

First 30 of 271 occurrences of G2980 λαλέω

Matthew 9:18 was speaking
Matthew 9:33 spoke:
Matthew 10:19 ye shall speak:
Matthew 10:19 ye shall speak.
Matthew 10:20 speaketh
Matthew 10:20 that speak,
Matthew 12:22 spoke
Matthew 12:34 speak
Matthew 12:34 speaketh.
Matthew 12:36 shall speak,
Matthew 12:46 speaking
Matthew 12:46 to speak
Matthew 12:47 to speak
Matthew 13:3 he spoke
Matthew 13:10 speakest thou
Matthew 13:13 I speak
Matthew 13:33 he spoke
Matthew 13:34 spoke
Matthew 13:34 he spoke
Matthew 14:27 spoke
Matthew 15:31 to speak,
Matthew 17:5 speaking,
Matthew 23:1 spoke
Matthew 26:13 be told
Matthew 26:47 speaking,
Matthew 28:18 and spoke
Mark 1:34 to speak,
Mark 2:2 he preached
Mark 2:7 doth
Mark 2:7 speak

Distinct usage

28 spoke
26 speak
15 he spoke
13 speaking
13 to speak
9 I speak
9 speaking,
8 speaketh
5 speak,
5 We speak
5 spoken
4 to speak,
4 to speak.
4 he speaketh
4 have I spoken
4 he that speaketh
4 have spoken
3 speaketh.
3 speakest thou
3 and spoke
3 he talked
3 hath spoken
3 I have spoken
3 they spoke
2 that speak,
2 had spoken
2 it was told
2 I spoke
2 to say
2 shall speak
2 I have said
2 that they speak
2 it shall be told
2 shall tell
2 should
2 talked
1 was speaking
1 spoke:
1 ye shall speak:
1 ye shall speak.
1 shall speak,
1 be told
1 he preached
1 doth
1 that was spoken,
1 to say;
1 ye shall speak,
1 shall be spoken
1 they shall speak
1 of those things which were told
1 he spoke,
1 was told
1 were told
1 those things which were spoken
1 to speak:
1 spoke;
1 he was speaking,
1 ye have spoken
1 have spoken:
1 that speak

Corresponding Hebrew Words

laleo H559 amar qal.,hithp.
laleo H1696 davar pi,qal,ni,pu
laleo H2803 chashav
laleo H4448 malal pi.
laleo H5012 nava hithp.
laleo H5046 nagad hi.
laleo H5608 saphar pi.
laleo H6293 paga
laleo H6680 tsavah pi.
laleo H7121 qara
laleo H7378 riv