Be quiet, and I will speak.
Let whatever comes happen to me.
Pay attention, Job, and listen to me.
Be quiet, and I will speak.
If not, then listen to me;
be quiet, and I will teach you wisdom.
Look at me and shudder;
put your hand over your mouth.
Mourn, inhabitants of the coastland,
you merchants of Sidon;
your agents have crossed the sea
sit in silence and go into darkness.
For you will no longer be called mistress of kingdoms.
Lord, do not let me be disgraced when I call on You.
Let the wicked be disgraced;
let them be silent in Sheol.
Let lying lips be quieted;
they speak arrogantly against the righteous
with pride and contempt.
My dearly loved brothers, understand this: Everyone must be quick to hear, slow to speak, and slow to anger,
Do not be hasty to speak, and do not be impulsive to make a speech before God. God is in heaven and you are on earth, so let your words be few.
Be silent in the presence of the Lord God,
for the Day of the Lord is near.
Indeed, the Lord has prepared a sacrifice;
He has consecrated His guests.
Moses and the Levitical priests spoke to all Israel, “Be silent, Israel, and listen! This day you have become the people of the Lord your God.
At the carved images near Gilgal he returned and said, “King Eglon, I have a secret message for you.” The king called for silence, and all his attendants left him.
They told him, “Be quiet. Keep your mouth shut. Come with us and be a father and a priest to us. Is it better for you to be a priest for the house of one person or for you to be a priest for a tribe and family in Israel?”
A close relative and burner will remove his corpse from the house. He will call to someone in the inner recesses of the house, “Any more with you?”That person will reply, “None.” Then he will say, “Silence, because Yahweh’s name must not be invoked.”
In that day the temple songs will become wailing”—this is the Lord God’s declaration. “Many dead bodies, thrown everywhere! Silence!”
Let all people be silent before the Lord, for He is coming from His holy dwelling.”
But Joshua had commanded the people: “Do not shout or let your voice be heard. Don’t let one word come out of your mouth until the time I say, ‘Shout!’ Then you are to shout.”
The Danites said to him, “Don’t raise your voice against us, or angry men will attack you, and you and your family will lose your lives.”
my lips will not speak unjustly,
and my tongue will not utter deceit.
as you turn your anger against God
and allow such words to leave your mouth?
1 Peter 3:10
For theone who wants to love life
and to see good days
must keep his tongue from evil
and his lips from speaking deceit,
Do not rely on a friend;
don’t trust in a close companion.
Seal your mouth
from the woman who lies in your arms.
For I would not dare say anything except what Christ has accomplished through me to make the Gentiles obedient by word and deed,
1 Peter 3:1
In the same way, wives, submit yourselves to your own husbands so that, even if some disobey the Christian message, they may be won over without a message by the way their wives live
1 Corinthians 14:28
But if there is no interpreter, that person should keep silent in the church and speak to himself and to God.
1 Corinthians 14:30
But if something has been revealed to another person sitting there, the first prophet should be silent.
1 Timothy 2:12
I do not allow a woman to teach or to have authority over a man; instead, she is to be silent.
Teach me, and I will be silent.
Help me understand what I did wrong.
I am so insignificant. How can I answer You?
I place my hand over my mouth.
“Pay strict attention to everything I have said to you. You must not invoke the names of other gods; they must not be heard on your lips.
But sexual immorality and any impurity or greed should not even be heard of among you, as is proper for saints.
For it is shameful even to mention what is done by them in secret.