Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

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

Bible References

Refrained

Job 4:2
If one assay to commune with thee, wilt 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
In the multitude of words there wanteth not transgression; But he that refraineth his lips doeth wisely.
James 1:19
Ye know this , my beloved brethren. But 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.
Job 40:4
Behold, I am of small account; What shall I answer thee? I lay my hand upon my mouth.
Judges 18:19
And they said unto 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 unto the house of one man, or to be priest unto a tribe and a family in Israel?
Proverbs 30:32
If thou hast done foolishly in lifting up thyself, Or if thou hast thought evil, Lay thy hand upon thy mouth.

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