COMMUNE; COMMUNICATE; COMMUNICATION<ko-mun’>, <komun’-i-kat>, <ko-mu-ni-ka’-shun>: To commune is to converse confidentially and sympathetically. It is represented in both Hebrew and Greek by several words literally signifying to speak (compare Luke 6:11, [διαλαλέω, dialaleo]; also Luke 22:4; Acts
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
COMMUNE,kō̇-mūnʹ, COMMUNICATE,kō̇-mūnʹi-kāt, COMMUNICATION,ko-mū-ni-kāʹshun: To commune is to converse confidentially and sympathetically. It is represented in both Heb and Gr by several words lit. signifying to speak (cf Lk 6:11, διαλαλέω,dialaléō; also Lk 22:4; Acts 24:26, ὁμιλέω,homiléō).
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
MESSAGE [דָּר davar; λόγοςlogos]. Message does not routinely translate any particular term in the OT or NT, being a suitable translation in various contexts for at least five Hebrew and seven Greek terms (and as many as a dozen of the sixty NRSV uses have no counterpart in the original but are supplied