Curbing Speech

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Job 13:13

Listen to me, and I will speak, and afterward let come on me what will.

Job 33:31

Hear me, O Job, hearken unto me; be silent, and I will speak.

Job 33:33

If not, hearken unto me; be silent, and I shall teach thee wisdom.

Job 21:5

Look upon me and be astonished and lay your hand upon your mouth.

Isaiah 23:2

Be still, ye inhabitants of the isle; thou mart of Zidon, that by passing over the sea thou wert replenished.

Isaiah 47:5

Sit, be silent, and go into darkness, O daughter of the Chaldeans; for thou shalt no longer be called, The lady of kingdoms.

Psalm 31:17

Let me not be ashamed, O LORD, for I have called upon thee; let the wicked be ashamed, and let them be cut off for Sheol.

Psalm 31:18

Let the lying lips be put to silence; which speak grievous things proudly and contemptuously against the righteous.

Ecclesiastes 5:2

Do not be rash with thy mouth and do not let thy heart be hasty to utter any thing before God, for God is in heaven and thou upon earth; therefore let thy words be few.

Zephaniah 1:7

Be silent before the presence of the Lord GOD: for the day of the LORD is at hand: for the LORD has prepared a sacrifice, he has bid his guests.

Deuteronomy 27:9

And Moses with the priests the Levites spoke unto all Israel, saying, Take heed and hearken, O Israel; today thou art become the people of the LORD thy God.

Judges 3:19

But he, himself turned again from the graven images that were by Gilgal, and said, I have a secret word for thee, O king, who then said, Keep silence. And all that stood by him went out from him.

Judges 18:19

And they said unto him, Silence, lay thy hand upon thy mouth and go with us to be our father and priest; is it better for thee to be a priest unto the house of one man or that thou be a priest unto a tribe and a family of Israel?

Amos 6:10

And their uncle shall take each one and burn them to bring out the bones out of the house and shall say unto him that is by the sides of the house, Is there yet any with thee? and he shall say, No. Then he shall say, Hold thy tongue, for we may not make mention of the name of the LORD.

Amos 8:3

And the cantors of the temple shall howl in that day, said the Lord GOD; there shall be many dead bodies in every place; they shall cast them forth with silence.

Zechariah 2:13

Be silent, O all flesh, before the LORD, for he is raised up out of his holy habitation.

Joshua 6:10

And Joshua commanded the people, saying, Ye shall not shout nor make any noise with your voice, neither shall any word proceed out of your mouth, until the day I tell you, Shout; then ye shall shout.

Judges 18:25

And the sons of Dan said unto him, Let not thy voice be heard among us lest peradventure angry fellows run upon thee and thou lose thy life with the lives of thy household.

Job 15:13

that thou dost reply unto God with thy spirit and bring forth such words out of thy mouth?

Romans 15:18

For I will not dare to speak of any of those things which Christ has not wrought by me, unto the obedience of the Gentiles, with word and with deed,

1 Corinthians 14:28

But if there is no interpreter, let him keep silence in the congregation , and let him speak to himself and to God.

1 Corinthians 14:30

If any thing is revealed to another that sits by, let the first be silent.

Job 6:24

Teach me, and I will be silent; and cause me to understand in what I have erred.

Job 40:4

Behold, I am vile; what shall I answer thee? I will lay my hand over my mouth.

Exodus 23:13

And in all things that I have said unto you, be circumspect and make no mention of the name of other gods, neither let it be heard out of thy mouth.

Ephesians 5:12

For it is a shame even to speak of those things which they do in secret.

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