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34 Bible Verses about Curbing Speech

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Job 13:13

"Don't talk to me! It's my turn to speak; then whatever happens, happens.

Job 33:31

"Job, pay attention! Listen to me! Be silent and let me speak.

Job 33:33

But if you have nothing to say, then at least listen to me! Be quiet and learn some wisdom from me."

Job 21:5

Look at me, be appalled, and then shut up!

Isaiah 23:2

"Be silent, you inhabitants of the coast, you merchants of Sidon, whose messengers crossed over the sea,

Isaiah 47:5

"Sit silent, and enter into the darkness, you daughter of the Chaldeans; for no more will they call you Queen of Kingdoms.

Psalm 31:17

Let me not be ashamed, LORD, for I have called upon you. Let the wicked be put to shame, let them be silent in the next life.

Psalm 31:18

Let the lying lips be made still, especially those who speak arrogantly against the righteous with pride and contempt.

Ecclesiastes 5:2

Don't be impulsive with your mouth nor be in a hurry to talk in God's presence. Since God is in heaven and you're on earth, keep your speech short.

Zephaniah 1:7

Remain silent in the presence of the Lord GOD, because the Day of the LORD approaches, and because the LORD has prepared a sacrifice for those whom he has invited to be consecrated.

Deuteronomy 27:9

Then Moses and the Levitical priests spoke to Israel. They said, "Be quiet and listen, Israel! Today you have become the people of the LORD your God.

Judges 3:19

He had turned away from the idols that were at Gilgal. So he told Eglon, "I have a secret message for you, king." King Eglon responded "Silence!" and all of his attendants left him.

Judges 18:19

They told him, "Shut up and keep quiet. Come with us and be our spiritual father and priest. It's better for you, isn't it, to be a priest to an entire tribe and family in Israel than to be priest to the home of one man?"

Amos 6:10

One's relative will pick up the corpse to carry them from the house for burning, saying to whomever remains inside the house, "Is there anyone still with you?' And he will say, "No.' He will respond, "Be quiet, because we do not mention the name "LORD".'

Amos 8:3

At that time," declares the Lord GOD, "the temple songs will be wailing. Many bodies will accumulate everywhere.

Zechariah 2:13

Be silent, every living thing, in the presence of the LORD, because he is emerging from his Holy Place."

Joshua 6:10

Joshua issued orders to the army: "You are not to shout or even let your voice be heard. Don't utter a word until I tell you to shout. Then shout!"

Judges 18:25

The descendants of Dan answered him, "You had better not talk to us about this, or else these bad guys here will attack you. You will lose your life, along with the lives of your whole household."

Job 15:13

that you turn your anger against God and speak words like this?

Romans 15:18

For I am bold enough to tell you only about what the Messiah has accomplished through me in bringing gentiles to obedience. By my words and actions,

1 Corinthians 14:28

If an interpreter is not present, the speaker should remain silent in the church and speak to himself and God.

1 Corinthians 14:30

If a revelation is made to another person who is seated, the first person should be silent.

Job 6:24

"Instruct me, and I'll remain silent. Help me understand where I've gone astray.

Job 40:4

"I must look insignificant to you! How can I answer you? I'm speechless.

Exodus 23:13

"Be careful about everything I've told you, and don't mention the name of other gods. Don't let them be heard in your mouth!"

Ephesians 5:12

For it is shameful even to mention what is done by these disobedient people in secret.

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