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

Bible References

An evil

Ecclesiastes 9:12
Surely, no one knows his appointed time! Like fish that are caught in a deadly net, and like birds that are caught in a snare -- just like them, all people are ensnared at an unfortunate time that falls upon them suddenly.
Isaiah 37:3
"This is what Hezekiah says: 'This is a day of distress, insults, and humiliation, as when a baby is ready to leave the birth canal, but the mother lacks the strength to push it through.
Micah 2:3
Therefore the Lord says this: "Look, I am devising disaster for this nation! It will be like a yoke from which you cannot free your neck. You will no longer walk proudly, for it will be a time of catastrophe.
Habakkuk 3:16
I listened and my stomach churned; the sound made my lips quiver. My frame went limp, as if my bones were decaying, and I shook as I tried to walk. I long for the day of distress to come upon the people who attack us.
Zephaniah 2:2
before God's decree becomes reality and the day of opportunity disappears like windblown chaff, before the Lord's raging anger overtakes you -- before the day of the Lord's angry judgment overtakes you!
Ephesians 5:15
Therefore be very careful how you live -- not as unwise but as wise,
Ephesians 6:13
For this reason, take up the full armor of God so that you may be able to stand your ground on the evil day, and having done everything, to stand.
2 Timothy 3:1
But understand this, that in the last days difficult times will come.

General references

Job 32:16
And I have waited. But because they do not speak, because they stand there and answer no more,
Proverbs 29:11
A fool lets fly with all his temper, but a wise person keeps it back.
Isaiah 36:21
They were silent and did not respond, for the king had ordered, "Don't respond to him."

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