Curbing Speech

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Job 13:13

Hold your peace, let me alone, that I may speak, and let come on me what will.

Job 33:31

Mark well, O Job, hearken unto me: hold your peace, and I will speak.

Job 33:33

If not, hearken unto me: hold your peace, and I shall teach you wisdom.

Job 21:5

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

Isaiah 23:2

Be still, you inhabitants of the coast; you whom the merchants of Sidon, that pass over the sea, have replenished.

Isaiah 47:5

Sit in silence, and go into darkness, O daughter of the Chaldeans: for you shall no more be called, The lady of kingdoms.

Psalm 31:17

Let me not be ashamed, O LORD; for I have called upon you: let the wicked be ashamed, and let them be silent in the grave.

Psalm 31:18

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

Ecclesiastes 5:2

Be not rash with your mouth, and let not your heart be hasty to utter anything before God: for God is in heaven, and you upon earth: therefore let your words be few.

Zephaniah 1:7

Hold your peace at the presence of the Lord GOD: for the day of the LORD is at hand: for the LORD has prepared a sacrifice, he has bidden his guests.

Deuteronomy 27:9

And Moses and the priests, the Levites, spoke unto all Israel, saying, Take heed, and hearken, O Israel; this day you are become the people of the LORD your God.

Judges 3:19

But he himself turned back at the stone images that were by Gilgal, and said, I have a secret message unto you, O king: who said, Keep silence. And all that stood by him went out from him.

Judges 18:19

And they said unto him, Hold your peace, lay your hand upon your mouth, and go 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 that you be a priest to a tribe and a family in Israel?

Amos 6:10

And a man's uncle shall take him up, and he that burns him, 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 you? and he shall say, No. Then shall he say, Hold your tongue: for we may not make mention of the name of the LORD.

Amos 8:3

And the songs of the temple shall be wailings in that day, says the Lord GOD: there shall be many dead bodies in every place; they shall cast them forth in silence.

Zechariah 2:13

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

Joshua 6:10

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

Judges 18:25

And the children of Dan said unto him, Let not your voice be heard among us, lest angry fellows run upon you, and you lose your life, with the lives of your household.

Job 15:13

That you turn your spirit against God, and let such words go out of your mouth?

Romans 15:18

For I will not dare to speak of any of those things which Christ has not worked by me, to make the Gentiles obedient, by word and deed,

1 Corinthians 14:28

But if there be no interpreter, let him keep silence in the church; and let him speak to himself, and to God.

1 Corinthians 14:30

If anything be revealed to another that sits by, let the first hold his peace.

Job 6:24

Teach me, and I will hold my tongue: and cause me to understand how I have erred.

Job 40:4

Behold, I am vile; what shall I answer you? I will lay my hand upon 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 your mouth.

Ephesians 5:12

For it is a shame even to speak of those things which are done of them in secret.

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