Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Therefore the prudent shall keep silence in that time; for it is an evil time.

Bible References

An evil

Ecclesiastes 9:12
For man also knoweth not his time: as the fishes that are taken in an evil net, and as the birds that are caught in the snare, even so are the sons of men snared in an evil time, when it falleth suddenly upon them.
Isaiah 37:3
And they said unto him, Thus saith Hezekiah, This day is a day of trouble, and of rebuke, and of contumely; for the children are come to the birth, and there is not strength to bring forth.
Micah 2:3
Therefore thus saith Jehovah: Behold, against this family do I devise an evil, from which ye shall not remove your necks, neither shall ye walk haughtily; for it is an evil time.
Habakkuk 3:16
I heard, and my body trembled, My lips quivered at the voice; Rottenness entereth into my bones, and I tremble in my place; Because I must wait quietly for the day of trouble, For the coming up of the people that invadeth us.
Zephaniah 2:2
before the decree bring forth, before the day pass as the chaff, before the fierce anger of Jehovah come upon you, before the day of Jehovah's anger come upon you.
Ephesians 5:15
Look therefore carefully how ye walk, not as unwise, but as wise;
Ephesians 6:13
Wherefore take up the whole armor of God, that ye may be able to withstand in the evil day, and, having done all, to stand.
2 Timothy 3:1
But know this, that in the last days grievous times shall come.

General references

Job 32:16
And shall I wait, because they speak not, Because they stand still, and answer no more?
Proverbs 29:11
A fool uttereth all his anger; But a wise man keepeth it back and stilleth it.
Isaiah 36:21
But they held their peace, and answered him not a word; for the king's commandment was, saying, Answer him not.

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