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Silence

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Proverbs 17:28

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

Lamentations 3:28

Let him sit alone and be silent Since He has laid it on him.

Psalm 50:21

"These things you have done and I kept silence; You thought that I was just like you; I will reprove you and state the case in order before your eyes.

Job 34:29

When He keeps quiet, who then can condemn? And when He hides His face, who then can behold Him, That is, in regard to both nation and man?--

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Isaiah 42:14

"I have kept silent for a long time, I have kept still and restrained Myself. Now like a woman in labor I will groan, I will both gasp and pant.

Isaiah 57:11

"Of whom were you worried and fearful When you lied, and did not remember Me Nor give Me a thought? Was I not silent even for a long time So you do not fear Me?

Psalm 50:3

May our God come and not keep silence; Fire devours before Him, And it is very tempestuous around Him.

Isaiah 62:1

For Zion's sake I will not keep silent, And for Jerusalem's sake I will not keep quiet, Until her righteousness goes forth like brightness, And her salvation like a torch that is burning.

Isaiah 65:6-7

"Behold, it is written before Me, I will not keep silent, but I will repay; I will even repay into their bosom, Both their own iniquities and the iniquities of their fathers together," says the LORD "Because they have burned incense on the mountains And scorned Me on the hills, Therefore I will measure their former work into their bosom."

Psalm 28:1

To You, O LORD, I call; My rock, do not be deaf to me, For if You are silent to me, I will become like those who go down to the pit.

Psalm 35:22

You have seen it, O LORD, do not keep silent; O Lord, do not be far from me.

Psalm 39:12

"Hear my prayer, O LORD, and give ear to my cry; Do not be silent at my tears; For I am a stranger with You, A sojourner like all my fathers.

Psalm 83:1

O God, do not remain quiet; Do not be silent and, O God, do not be still.

Psalm 109:1

O God of my praise, Do not be silent!

Isaiah 64:12

Will You restrain Yourself at these things, O LORD? Will You keep silent and afflict us beyond measure?

1 Samuel 2:9

"He keeps the feet of His godly ones, But the wicked ones are silenced in darkness; For not by might shall a man prevail.

Psalm 8:2

From the mouth of infants and nursing babes You have established strength Because of Your adversaries, To make the enemy and the revengeful cease.

Psalm 63:11

But the king will rejoice in God; Everyone who swears by Him will glory, For the mouths of those who speak lies will be stopped.

Psalm 107:42

The upright see it and are glad; But all unrighteousness shuts its mouth.

Isaiah 25:5

Like heat in drought, You subdue the uproar of aliens; Like heat by the shadow of a cloud, the song of the ruthless is silenced.

Isaiah 47:5

"Sit silently, and go into darkness, O daughter of the Chaldeans, For you will no longer be called The queen of kingdoms.

Jeremiah 47:5

"Baldness has come upon Gaza; Ashkelon has been ruined O remnant of their valley, How long will you gash yourself?

Jeremiah 48:2

"There is praise for Moab no longer; In Heshbon they have devised calamity against her: 'Come and let us cut her off from being a nation!' You too, Madmen, will be silenced; The sword will follow after you.

Jeremiah 51:55

For the LORD is going to destroy Babylon, And He will make her loud noise vanish from her. And their waves will roar like many waters; The tumult of their voices sounds forth.

Matthew 22:34

But when the Pharisees heard that Jesus had silenced the Sadducees, they gathered themselves together.

Luke 20:26

And they were unable to catch Him in a saying in the presence of the people; and being amazed at His answer, they became silent.

Acts 4:14

And seeing the man who had been healed standing with them, they had nothing to say in reply.

Romans 3:19

Now we know that whatever the Law says, it speaks to those who are under the Law, so that every mouth may be closed and all the world may become accountable to God;

Acts 8:32

Now the passage of Scripture which he was reading was this: "HE WAS LED AS A SHEEP TO SLAUGHTER; AND AS A LAMB BEFORE ITS SHEARER IS SILENT, SO HE DOES NOT OPEN HIS MOUTH.

Matthew 26:63

But Jesus kept silent And the high priest said to Him, "I adjure You by the living God, that You tell us whether You are the Christ, the Son of God."

Mark 14:61

But He kept silent and did not answer Again the high priest was questioning Him, and saying to Him, "Are You the Christ, the Son of the Blessed One?"

Mark 15:4-5

Then Pilate questioned Him again, saying, "Do You not answer? See how many charges they bring against You!" But Jesus made no further answer; so Pilate was amazed.

John 19:9

and he entered into the Praetorium again and said to Jesus, "Where are You from?" But Jesus gave him no answer.

Mark 1:25-26

And Jesus rebuked him, saying, "Be quiet, and come out of him!" Throwing him into convulsions, the unclean spirit cried out with a loud voice and came out of him.

Luke 4:35

But Jesus rebuked him, saying, "Be quiet and come out of him!" And when the demon had thrown him down in the midst of the people, he came out of him without doing him any harm.

Mark 4:39

And He got up and rebuked the wind and said to the sea, "Hush, be still." And the wind died down and it became perfectly calm.

Joshua 6:10

But Joshua commanded the people, saying, "You shall not shout nor let your voice be heard nor let a word proceed out of your mouth, until the day I tell you, 'Shout!' Then you shall shout!"

Genesis 24:21

Meanwhile, the man was gazing at her in silence, to know whether the LORD had made his journey successful or not.

Exodus 14:14-15

"The LORD will fight for you while you keep silent." Then the LORD said to Moses, "Why are you crying out to Me? Tell the sons of Israel to go forward.

2 Kings 2:3

Then the sons of the prophets who were at Bethel came out to Elisha and said to him, "Do you know that the LORD will take away your master from over you today?" And he said, "Yes, I know; be still."

Revelation 8:1

When the Lamb broke the seventh seal, there was silence in heaven for about half an hour.

Job 29:7-10

"When I went out to the gate of the city, When I took my seat in the square, The young men saw me and hid themselves, And the old men arose and stood. "The princes stopped talking And put their hands on their mouths; read more.
The voice of the nobles was hushed, And their tongue stuck to their palate.

Proverbs 10:19

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

1 Samuel 10:27

But certain worthless men said, "How can this one deliver us?" And they despised him and did not bring him any present. But he kept silent.

Job 13:5

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

Job 33:31-33

"Pay attention, O Job, listen to me; Keep silent, and let me speak. "Then if you have anything to say, answer me; Speak, for I desire to justify you. "If not, listen to me; Keep silent, and I will teach you wisdom."

Psalm 39:9

"I have become mute, I do not open my mouth, Because it is You who have done it.

Ezekiel 16:63

so that you may remember and be ashamed and never open your mouth anymore because of your humiliation, when I have forgiven you for all that you have done," the Lord GOD declares.

Luke 9:36

And when the voice had spoken, Jesus was found alone. And they kept silent, and reported to no one in those days any of the things which they had seen.

Acts 15:12

All the people kept silent, and they were listening to Barnabas and Paul as they were relating what signs and wonders God had done through them among the Gentiles.

Ezekiel 26:13

"So I will silence the sound of your songs, and the sound of your harps will be heard no more.

Ezekiel 24:17

"Groan silently; make no mourning for the dead Bind on your turban and put your shoes on your feet, and do not cover your mustache and do not eat the bread of men."

Acts 20:1

After the uproar had ceased, Paul sent for the disciples, and when he had exhorted them and taken his leave of them, he left to go to Macedonia.

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Prudence » Silence

Amos 5:13

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

Silence » Of Christ » Silence encouraged, upon the disciples by Christ

Matthew 16:20

Then He warned the disciples that they should tell no one that He was the Christ.

Matthew 8:4

And Jesus said to him, "See that you tell no one; but go, show yourself to the priest and present the offering that Moses commanded, as a testimony to them."

Luke 5:14

And He ordered him to tell no one, "But go and show yourself to the priest and make an offering for your cleansing, just as Moses commanded, as a testimony to them."

Matthew 9:30

And their eyes were opened. And Jesus sternly warned them: "See that no one knows about this!"

Mark 3:12

And He earnestly warned them not to tell who He was.

Silence » Value of » General references to

Proverbs 10:19

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

Job 2:13

Then they sat down on the ground with him for seven days and seven nights with no one speaking a word to him, for they saw that his pain was very great.

Job 13:5

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

Psalm 39:2

I was mute and silent, I refrained even from good, And my sorrow grew worse.

Silence » Keep » Men commanded to keep silent

2 Kings 2:3

Then the sons of the prophets who were at Bethel came out to Elisha and said to him, "Do you know that the LORD will take away your master from over you today?" And he said, "Yes, I know; be still."

Mark 10:48

Many were sternly telling him to be quiet, but he kept crying out all the more, "Son of David, have mercy on me!"

Judges 18:19

They said to him, "Be silent, put your hand over your mouth and come with us, and be to us a father and a priest. Is it better for you to be a priest to the house of one man, or to be priest to a tribe and a family in Israel?"

Nehemiah 8:11

So the Levites calmed all the people, saying, "Be still, for the day is holy; do not be grieved."

More verses: Job 13:13 Job 33:31

Silence » Keep » In God's presence

Zephaniah 1:7

Be silent before the Lord GOD! For the day of the LORD is near, For the LORD has prepared a sacrifice, He has consecrated His guests.

Zechariah 2:13

"Be silent, all flesh, before the LORD; for He is aroused from His holy habitation."

Silence » Of Christ » Before pilate

Mark 15:3

The chief priests began to accuse Him harshly.

Silence » Of Christ » Foretold

Silence » Of Christ » Before the high priest

Matthew 26:62-63

The high priest stood up and said to Him, "Do You not answer? What is it that these men are testifying against You?" But Jesus kept silent And the high priest said to Him, "I adjure You by the living God, that You tell us whether You are the Christ, the Son of God."

Silence » Keep » When the circumstances demand

Ecclesiastes 3:7

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

Silence » Keep » In God's house

Silence » Keep » In the presence of enemies

Joshua 6:10

But Joshua commanded the people, saying, "You shall not shout nor let your voice be heard nor let a word proceed out of your mouth, until the day I tell you, 'Shout!' Then you shall shout!"

Silence » Of Christ » In the closing days of his work

Silence » Of Christ » Before herod

Silence » Keep » In evil times

Amos 5:13

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

Silence » Of Christ » In the presence of a woman's accusers

John 8:6

They were saying this, testing Him, so that they might have grounds for accusing Him. But Jesus stooped down and with His finger wrote on the ground.



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