Curbing Speech

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Job 13:13

"{Let me have silence}, and I myself will speak, and let come over me whatever [may].

Job 33:31

"Listen attentively, Job; listen to me; be silent, and I will speak.

Job 33:33

If not, you listen to me; be silent, and I will teach you wisdom."

Job 21:5

Turn to me and be appalled, and place [your] hand on [your] mouth.

Isaiah 23:2

Be still, inhabitants of [the] coast, merchant of Sidon, who travels over [the] sea, they filled you.

Isaiah 47:5

Sit silently and go into the darkness, daughter of Chaldea, for {they shall no longer call} you mistress of kingdoms.

Psalm 31:17

O Yahweh, let me not be put to shame, for I call on you. Let the wicked be put to shame. Let them [go] silently to Sheol.

Ecclesiastes 5:2

Do not be rash with your mouth, and do not let your heart be quick to utter a word before God. For God is in heaven, and you [are] on earth; therefore, let your words be few.

Zephaniah 1:7

Be silent before the Lord Yahweh, for the day of Yahweh draws near, for Yahweh has provided a sacrifice and has consecrated his guests.

Deuteronomy 27:9

Then Moses and the priests, the Levites, spoke to all Israel, saying, "Be silent and hear, Israel, [for] this day you have become {a people} for Yahweh your God.

Judges 3:19

But he turned back from the sculptured stones that [were] near Gilgal, and he said, "I have {a secret message} for you, O king." And he said, "Silence!" So all those standing in his presence went out,

Judges 18:19

And they said to him, "Keep quiet! Put your hand on your mouth and come with us and be for us a father and a priest. Is it better being a priest for a house of one man or being a priest for a tribe and clan in Israel?"

Amos 6:10

And [if] one's relative, who burns [the body], lifts it up and brings the body out of the house and he will say to someone in the innermost part of the house, "[Are there] any more with you?" and he will say, "None," then he will say, "Silence," because [we] must not invoke the name of Yahweh.

Amos 8:3

"And the songs of the temple shall become wailings in that day," {declares} my Lord Yahweh. "The corpses are numerous; he throws them in every place. Be quiet!"

Zechariah 2:13

Be silent, {all people}, before Yahweh, for he is roused from {his holy dwelling}."

Joshua 6:10

But Joshua commanded the people, saying, "You will not shout, and you will not let your voice be heard; a word will not go out from your mouth until the day I say to you 'Shout!' Then you will shout."

Judges 18:25

And the descendants of Dan said to him, "You should not let your voice be heard among us, so that {ill-tempered men} {will not attack you}, {and take your life} and the lives of your household."

Job 27:4

my lips surely will not speak falseness, and my tongue surely will not utter deceit.

Job 15:13

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

Romans 15:18

For I will not dare to speak about anything except [that] which Christ has accomplished through me, resulting in the obedience of the Gentiles by word and deed,

1 Corinthians 14:28

But if there is no interpreter, he must be silent in the church, but let him speak to himself and to God.

1 Corinthians 14:30

And if [something] is revealed to another who is seated, the first must be silent.

Job 6:24

Teach me, and I myself will be silent; and make me understand how I have gone astray.

Job 40:4

"Look, I am insignificant. What shall I answer you? I lay my hand on my mouth.

Exodus 23:13

" 'And you will be attentive to all that I have said to you, and you will not {profess} the name of other gods; it will not be heard in your mouth.

Ephesians 5:12

For it is shameful even to speak [about] the things being [done] by them in secret,

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