Talk, talk, talk
Many see the Word of God. . .few observe!
7 gYou shall teach them diligently to your children, and shall talk of them when you sit in your house, and when you walk by the way, and when you lie down, and when you rise. 
This scripture verse seemed to communicate a continual talking at all times of the day. I have finally come to understand it means a watchfulness to talk. Verse 20 says it well, when in time you son comes and asks you. . .then you speak.
1696 דָּבַר, דָּבַר, דָּבַר [dabar /daw·bar/] v. A primitive root; TWOT 399; GK 1818 and 1819 and 1820; 1143 occurrences; AV translates as “speak” 840 times, “say” 118 times, “talk” 46 times, “promise” 31 times, “tell” 25 times, “commune” 20 times, “pronounce” 14 times, “utter” seven times, and translated miscellaneously 38 times. 1 to speak, declare, converse, command, promise, warn, threaten, sing. 1a (Qal) to speak. 1b (Niphal) to speak with one another, talk. 1c (Piel). 1c1 to speak. 1c2 to promise.1d (Pual) to be spoken. 1e (Hithpael) to speak. 1f (Hiphil) to lead away, put to flight.
. This root has various significations, of which several are only found in the derivatives [in Hebrew], but which in the cognate languages also appear in the verb. These various meanings may be thus arranged--
(1) The primary power, as the etymologists in Holland long ago rightly observed, is that of setting in a row, ranging in order (Gr. εἴρω); hence--
If you live the life you want others to live they will eventually ask you why you do what you do. It is your behavior that causes them to take notice. When you answer their questions it will leave an impression because want to know the answer. That will prick their mind and heart in a way that they will never forget.
Are you a constant talker or a visual example of Godliness?
Cathy and Danny Sartin
Deeper Still Missions
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g See ch. 4:9
 The Holy Bible: English Standard Version. 2001 (Dt 6:7). Wheaton: Standard Bible Society.
v v: verb
TWOT Theological Wordbook of the Old Testament
AV Authorized Version
 Strong, J. (2001). Enhanced Strong’s Lexicon. Bellingham, WA: Logos Bible Software.
 Gesenius, W., & Tregelles, S. P. (2003). Gesenius’ Hebrew and Chaldee lexicon to the Old Testament Scriptures(185–186). Bellingham, WA: Logos Bible Software.
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Four decade veteran of youth ministry in churches, Youth For Christ and now is the Founder and Executive Director of Deeper Still Missions. Danny and his wife Cathy spend most of their time mentoring missionaries in Africa, Europe, Central America and North America. Future opportunities include South America and the Asia Pacific area.