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34 Bible Verses about

Curbing Speech

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Job 13:13

"Be silent before me so that I may speak; Then let come on me what may.

Job 33:31

"Pay attention, O Job, listen to me; Keep silent, and let me speak.

Job 33:33

"If not, listen to me; Keep silent, and I will teach you wisdom."

Job 21:5

"Look at me, and be astonished, And put your hand over your mouth.

Isaiah 23:2

Be silent, you inhabitants of the coastland, You merchants of Sidon; Your messengers crossed the sea

Isaiah 47:5

"Sit silently, and go into darkness, O daughter of the Chaldeans, For you will no longer be called The queen of kingdoms.

Psalm 31:17

Let me not be put to shame, O LORD, for I call upon You; Let the wicked be put to shame, let them be silent in Sheol.

Psalm 31:18

Let the lying lips be mute, Which speak arrogantly against the righteous With pride and contempt.

Ecclesiastes 5:2

Do not be hasty in word or impulsive in thought to bring up a matter in the presence of God For God is in heaven and you are on the earth; therefore let your words be few.

Zephaniah 1:7

Be silent before the Lord GOD! For the day of the LORD is near, For the LORD has prepared a sacrifice, He has consecrated His guests.

Deuteronomy 27:9

Then Moses and the Levitical priests spoke to all Israel, saying, "Be silent and listen, O Israel! This day you have become a people for the LORD your God.

Judges 3:19

But he himself turned back from the idols which were at Gilgal, and said, "I have a secret message for you, O king." And he said, "Keep silence." And all who attended him left him.

Judges 18:19

They said to him, "Be silent, put your hand over your mouth and come with us, and be to us a father and a priest. Is it better for you to be a priest to the house of one man, or to be priest to a tribe and a family in Israel?"

Amos 6:10

Then one's uncle, or his undertaker, will lift him up to carry out his bones from the house, and he will say to the one who is in the innermost part of the house, "Is anyone else with you?" And that one will say, "No one " Then he will answer, "Keep quiet For the name of the LORD is not to be mentioned."

Amos 8:3

"The songs of the palace will turn to wailing in that day," declares the Lord GOD "Many will be the corpses; in every place they will cast them forth in silence."

Zechariah 2:13

"Be silent, all flesh, before the LORD; for He is aroused from His holy habitation."

Joshua 6:10

But Joshua commanded the people, saying, "You shall not shout nor let your voice be heard nor let a word proceed out of your mouth, until the day I tell you, 'Shout!' Then you shall shout!"

Judges 18:25

The sons of Dan said to him, "Do not let your voice be heard among us, or else fierce men will fall upon you and you will lose your life, with the lives of your household."

Job 15:13

That you should turn your spirit against God And allow such words to go out of your mouth?

Micah 7:5

Do not trust in a neighbor; Do not have confidence in a friend. From her who lies in your bosom Guard your lips.

Romans 15:18

For I will not presume to speak of anything except what Christ has accomplished through me, resulting in the obedience of the Gentiles by word and deed,

1 Peter 3:1

In the same way, you wives, be submissive to your own husbands so that even if any of them are disobedient to the word, they may be won without a word by the behavior of their wives,

1 Corinthians 14:28

but if there is no interpreter, he must keep silent in the church; and let him speak to himself and to God.

1 Corinthians 14:30

But if a revelation is made to another who is seated, the first one must keep silent.

1 Timothy 2:12

But I do not allow a woman to teach or exercise authority over a man, but to remain quiet.

1 Timothy 2:11

A woman must quietly receive instruction with entire submissiveness.

Job 40:4

"Behold, I am insignificant; what can I reply to You? I lay my hand on my mouth.

Exodus 23:13

"Now concerning everything which I have said to you, be on your guard; and do not mention the name of other gods, nor let them be heard from your mouth.

Ephesians 5:12

for it is disgraceful even to speak of the things which are done by them in secret.

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