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 certainly does not know his time: like fish caught in a cruel net or like birds caught in a trap, so people are trapped in an evil time as it suddenly falls on them.
Isaiah 37:3
They said to him, “This is what Hezekiah says: ‘Today is a day of distress, rebuke, and disgrace, for children have come to the point of birth, and there is no strength to deliver them.
Micah 2:3
Therefore, the Lord says:

I am now planning a disaster
against this nation;
you cannot free your necks from it.
Then you will not walk so proudly
because it will be an evil time.
Habakkuk 3:16
I heard, and I trembled within;
my lips quivered at the sound.
Rottenness entered my bones;
I trembled where I stood.
Now I must quietly wait for the day of distress
to come against the people invading us.
Zephaniah 2:2
before the decree takes effect
and the day passes like chaff,
before the burning of the Lord’s anger overtakes you,
before the day of the Lord’s anger overtakes you.
Ephesians 5:15
Pay careful attention, then, to how you walk—not as unwise people but as wise—
Ephesians 6:13
This is why you must take up the full armor of God, so that you may be able to resist in the evil day, and having prepared everything, to take your stand.
2 Timothy 3:1
But know this: Difficult times will come in the last days.

General references

Job 32:16
Should I continue to wait now that they are silent,
now that they stand there and no longer answer?
Proverbs 29:11
A fool gives full vent to his anger,
but a wise man holds it in check.
Isaiah 36:21
But they kept silent; they didn’t say anything, for the king’s command was, “Don’t answer him.”

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