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34 Bible Verses about 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 to me: hold thy peace, and I will speak.

Job 33:33

If not, hearken to me: hold thy peace, and I shall teach thee wisdom.

Job 21:5

Mark me, and be astonished, and lay your hand upon your mouth.

Isaiah 23:2

Be still, ye inhabitants of the isle; thou whom the merchants of Zidon, that pass over the sea, have replenished.

Isaiah 47:5

Sit thou silent, and get thee into darkness, O daughter of the Chaldeans: for thou shalt no more 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 silent in the grave.

Psalm 31:18

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

Ecclesiastes 5:2

Be not rash with thy mouth, and let not 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

Hold thy peace at the presence of the Lord GOD: for the day of the LORD is at hand: for the LORD hath prepared a sacrifice, he hath invited his guests.

Deuteronomy 27:9

And Moses and the priests the Levites spoke to all Israel, saying, Take heed and hearken, O Israel, this day thou art become the people of the LORD thy God.

Judges 3:19

But he himself turned again from the quarries that were by Gilgal, and said, I have a secret errand to thee, O king: who said, Keep silence. And all that stood by him went out from him.

Judges 18:19

And they said to him, Hold thy peace, lay thy hand upon thy mouth, and go with us, and be to us a father and a priest: Is it better for thee to be a priest to the house of one man, or that thou shouldst 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 burneth him, to bring the bones out of the house, and shall say to him that is by the sides of the house, Is there yet any with thee? and he shall say, No. Then shall he say, Hold thy tongue: for we may not make mention of the name of the LORD.

Amos 8:3

And the songs of the temple shall be howlings in that day, saith 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 had commanded the people, saying, Ye shall not shout, nor make any noise with your voice, neither shall any word proceed from your mouth, until the day I bid you shout, then shall ye shout.

Judges 18:25

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

Job 15:13

That thou turnest thy spirit against God, and lettest such words go out of thy mouth?

Romans 15:18

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

1 Corinthians 14:28

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

1 Corinthians 14:30

If any thing is revealed to another that sitteth by, let the first hold his peace.

Job 6:24

Teach me, and I will hold my tongue: 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 upon my mouth.

Exodus 23:13

And in all things that I have said to you be circumspect: and make no mention of the names of other gods, neither let it be heard from thy mouth.

Ephesians 5:12

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

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