Verses with the word speeches in the Apocrypha (6 verses):
Wisdom of Solomon 8:8
If a man desire much experience, she knoweth things of old, and conjectureth aright what is to come: she knoweth the subtilties of speeches, and can expound dark sentences: she foreseeth signs and wonders, and the events of seasons and times.
As the palate tasteth divers kinds of venison: so doth an heart of understanding false speeches.
Or to be overbusy with his maid, and come not near her bed; or of upbraiding speeches before friends; and after thou hast given, upbraid not;
1 Maccabees 15:36
But returned in a rage to the king, and made report unto him of these speeches, and of the glory of Simon, and of all that he had seen: whereupon the king was exceeding wroth.
2 Maccabees 2:3
And with other such speeches exhorted he them, that the law should not depart from their hearts.
2 Maccabees 6:29
They that led him changing the good will they bare him a little before into hatred, because the foresaid speeches proceeded, as they thought, from a desperate mind.