11 Bible Verses about

How Silence Is Wise

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Proverbs 10:19

When there are many words, transgression is unavoidable, But he who restrains his lips is wise.

Proverbs 17:28

Even a fool, when he keeps silent, is considered wise; When he closes his lips, he is considered prudent.

Job 13:5

"O that you would be completely silent, And that it would become your wisdom!

Ecclesiastes 3:7

A time to tear apart and a time to sew together; A time to be silent and a time to speak.

Amos 5:13

Therefore at such a time the prudent person keeps silent, for it is an evil time.

Proverbs 30:32

If you have been foolish in exalting yourself Or if you have plotted evil, put your hand on your mouth.

Proverbs 29:20

Do you see a man who is hasty in his words? There is more hope for a fool than for him.

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