Curbing Speech

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Job 13:13

"Be silent, leave me alone, that I may speak. Let come on me what will.

Job 33:31

Mark well, Job, and listen to me. Hold your peace, and I will speak.

Job 33:33

If not, listen to me. Hold your peace, and I will teach you wisdom."

Job 21:5

Look at me, and be astonished. Lay your hand on 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, daughter of the Chaldeans; for you shall no more be called the mistress of kingdoms.

Psalm 31:17

Let me not be disappointed, Yahweh, for I have called on you. Let the wicked be disappointed. Let them be silent in Sheol.

Psalm 31:18

Let the lying lips be mute, which speak against the righteous insolently, with pride and contempt.

Ecclesiastes 5:2

Don't be rash with your mouth, and don't let your heart be hasty to utter anything before God; for God is in heaven, and you on earth. Therefore let your words be few.

Zephaniah 1:7

Be silent at the presence of the Lord Yahweh, for the day of Yahweh is at hand. For Yahweh has prepared a sacrifice. He has consecrated his guests.

Deuteronomy 27:9

Moses and the priests the Levites spoke to all Israel, saying, "Keep silence, and listen, Israel: this day you have become the people of Yahweh your God.

Judges 3:19

But he himself turned back from the quarries that were by Gilgal, and said, "I have a secret errand to you, king." The king said, "Keep silence!" All who stood by him went out from him.

Judges 18:19

They said to him, "Hold your peace, put your hand on your mouth, and go with us, and be to us a father and a priest. Is it better for you to be priest to the house of one man, or to be priest to a tribe and a family in Israel?"

Amos 6:10

"When a man's relative carries him, even he who burns him, to bring bodies out of the house, and asks him who is in the innermost parts of the house, 'Is there yet any with you?' And he says, 'No;' then he will say, 'Hush! Indeed we must not mention the name of Yahweh.'

Amos 8:3

The songs of the temple will be wailings in that day," says the Lord Yahweh. "The dead bodies will be many. In every place they will throw them out with silence.

Zechariah 2:13

Be silent, all flesh, before Yahweh; for he has roused himself from his holy habitation!"

Joshua 6:10

Joshua commanded the people, saying, "You shall not shout, nor let your voice be heard, neither shall any word proceed out of your mouth, until the day I tell you to shout. Then you shall shout."

Judges 18:25

The children of Dan said to him, "Don't let your voice be heard among us, lest angry fellows fall on you, and you lose your life, with the lives of your household."

Job 27:4

surely my lips shall not speak unrighteousness, neither shall my tongue utter deceit.

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 things except those which Christ worked through me, for the obedience of the Gentiles, by word and deed,

1 Corinthians 14:28

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

1 Corinthians 14:30

But if a revelation is made to another sitting by, let the first keep silent.

Job 6:24

"Teach me, and I will hold my peace. Cause me to understand wherein I have erred.

Job 40:4

"Behold, I am of small account. What shall I answer you? I lay my hand on my mouth.

Exodus 23:13

"Be careful to do all things that I have said to you; and don't invoke the name of other gods, neither let them be heard out of your mouth.

Ephesians 5:12

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

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