Curbing Speech

Most Relevant Verses

Job 13:13

Be quiet, and I will speak.
Let whatever comes happen to me.

Job 33:31

Pay attention, Job, and listen to me.
Be quiet, and I will speak.

Job 21:5

Look at me and shudder;
put your hand over your mouth.

Isaiah 23:2

Mourn, inhabitants of the coastland,
you merchants of Sidon;
your agents have crossed the sea

Isaiah 47:5

“Daughter Chaldea,
sit in silence and go into darkness.
For you will no longer be called mistress of kingdoms.

Psalm 31:17

Lord, do not let me be disgraced when I call on You.
Let the wicked be disgraced;
let them be silent in Sheol.

Ecclesiastes 5:2

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.

Zephaniah 1:7

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.

Deuteronomy 27:9

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.

Judges 3:19

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.

Judges 18:19

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?”

Amos 6:10

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.”

Amos 8:3

In that day the temple songs will become wailing”—this is the Lord God’s declaration. “Many dead bodies, thrown everywhere! Silence!”

Zechariah 2:13

Let all people be silent before the Lord, for He is coming from His holy dwelling.”

Joshua 6:10

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.”

Judges 18:25

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.”

Job 15:13

as you turn your anger against God
and allow such words to leave your mouth?

Romans 15:18

For I would not dare say anything except what Christ has accomplished through me to make the Gentiles obedient by word and deed,

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.

Job 40:4

I am so insignificant. How can I answer You?
I place my hand over my mouth.

Exodus 23:13

“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.

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