Communication—found in all of its forms fourteen times in fourteen verses

Variations: communicate, communicated, communication, communications

First usage: 2 Samuel 3:17 (communication)

Last usage: Hebrews 13:16 (communicate)

Defined: to impart to another, or to make common

Interesting fact: Generally speaking, communication involves taking that which is personal or private to someone else and making it common or sharing with another. The communication can be words (2 Samuel 3:17) or material possessions (1 Timothy 6:18).

Bible study tip: When seeking to define a Bible word, begin with a broader definition encompassing more of the scriptural usage. Once you have this definition, you can then find the specifics and differences in usage throughout scripture. Use the context of the passage to determine which usage the passage incorporates.

Sunday, Day 36—Church Day (no devotional)

Monday, Day 37—How’s Your Communication?

Tuesday, Day 38—Your Manner of Communication

Wednesday, Day 39—Church Night (no devotional)

Thursday, Day 40—Evil Communications Corrupt

Friday, Day 41—Put Off Filthy Communication

Saturday, Day 42—Communicating Your Faith


Ephesians 4:29 Let no corrupt communication proceed out of your mouth, but that which is good to the use of edifying, that it may minister grace unto the hearers.