Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

The princes refrained talking, and laid their hand on their mouth.

Bible References

Refrained

Job 4:2
If a man tries to converse with thee, will thou be grieved? But who can withhold himself from speaking?
Job 7:11
Therefore I will not refrain my mouth. I will speak in the anguish of my spirit. I will complain in the bitterness of my soul.
Proverbs 10:19
Transgression is not lacking in the multitude of words, but he who refrains his lips does wisely.
James 1:19
Therefore, my beloved brothers, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath.

Laid

Job 21:5
Mark me, and be astonished, and lay your hand upon your mouth.
Judges 18:19
And they said to him, Hold thy peace, lay thy hand upon thy mouth, and go with us, and be to us a father and a priest. Is it better for thee to be priest to the house of one man, or to be priest to a tribe and a family in Israel?
Proverbs 30:32
If thou have done foolishly in lifting up thyself, or if thou have thought evil, [lay] thy hand upon thy mouth.