Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

If thou hast done foolishly in lifting up thyself, or if thou hast thought evil, lay thine hand upon thy mouth.

Bible References

Thou hast done

Proverbs 26:12
Seest thou a man wise in his own conceit? there is more hope of a fool than of him.
Ecclesiastes 8:3
Do not be hasty to rebel against him; do not persist in any evil thing, for he shall do whatsoever pleases him;

Lay

Proverbs 17:28
Even a fool, when he is silent is counted wise, and he that shuts his lips is esteemed a man of understanding.
Job 21:5
Look upon me and be astonished and lay your hand upon your mouth.
Job 40:4
Behold, I am vile; what shall I answer thee? I will lay my hand over my mouth.
Ecclesiastes 8:4
because the word of the king is his power and who may say unto him, What doest thou?
Micah 7:16
The Gentiles shall see and be ashamed at all thy mighty acts: they shall lay their hand upon their mouth, their ears shall become deaf.
Romans 3:19
Now we know that all that the law says, it says to those who are under the law, that every mouth may be stopped, and all the world may submit themselves unto God.