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27 Bible Verses about Dumbness

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Ezekiel 3:26-27

And I will make your tongue cleave to the roof of your mouth so that you cannot talk and be a reprover of the people, for they are a rebellious house. But when I speak with you, I will open your mouth and you shall say to the people, Thus says the Lord God; he who hears, let him hear, and he who refuses to hear, let him refuse; for they are a rebellious house.

Mark 9:17

And one of the throng replied to Him, Teacher, I brought my son to You, for he has a dumb spirit.

Mark 9:25

But when Jesus noticed that a crowd [of people] came running together, He rebuked the unclean spirit, saying to it, You dumb and deaf spirit, I charge you to come out of him and never go into him again.

Isaiah 56:10

[Israel's] watchmen are blind, they are all without knowledge; they are all dumb dogs, they cannot bark; dreaming, lying down, they love to slumber.

1 Corinthians 12:2

You know that when you were heathen, you were led off after idols that could not speak [habitually] as impulse directed and whenever the occasion might arise.

Luke 1:22

But when he did come out, he was unable to speak to them; and they [ clearly] perceived that he had seen a vision in the sanctuary; and he kept making signs to them, still he remained dumb.

Exodus 4:11

And the Lord said to him, Who has made man's mouth? Or who makes the dumb, or the deaf, or the seeing, or the blind? Is it not I, the Lord?

Ezekiel 3:26

And I will make your tongue cleave to the roof of your mouth so that you cannot talk and be a reprover of the people, for they are a rebellious house.

Matthew 9:32

And while they were going away, behold, a dumb man under the power of a demon was brought to Jesus.

Matthew 15:30

And a great multitude came to Him, bringing with them the lame, the maimed, the blind, the dumb, and many others, and they put them down at His feet; and He cured them,

Matthew 9:33

And when the demon was driven out, the dumb man spoke; and the crowds were stunned with bewildered wonder, saying, Never before has anything like this been seen in Israel.

Matthew 12:22

Then a blind and dumb man under the power of a demon was brought to Jesus, and He cured him, so that the blind and dumb man both spoke and saw.

Matthew 15:31

So that the crowd was amazed when they saw the dumb speaking, the maimed made whole, the lame walking, and the blind seeing; and they recognized and praised and thanked and glorified the God of Israel.

Mark 7:35

And his ears were opened, his tongue was loosed, and he began to speak distinctly and as he should.

Mark 7:37

And they were overwhelmingly astonished, saying, He has done everything excellently (commendably and nobly)! He even makes the deaf to hear and the dumb to speak!

Isaiah 35:6

Then shall the lame man leap like a hart, and the tongue of the dumb shall sing for joy. For waters shall break forth in the wilderness and streams in the desert.

Ezekiel 24:27

In that day your mouth shall be open to him who has escaped, and you shall speak and be no more speechless, and you shall be a sign to them and they shall know, understand, and realize that I am the Lord.

Ezekiel 33:22

Now the hand of the Lord had been upon me in the evening before this one who had escaped came, and He had opened my mouth [in readiness for the fugitives] coming to me in the morning, and my mouth was opened and I was no longer dumb.

Proverbs 31:8

Open your mouth for the dumb [those unable to speak for themselves], for the rights of all who are left desolate and defenseless;

2 Peter 2:16

But he was rebuked for his own transgression when a dumb beast of burden spoke with human voice and checked the prophet's madness.

Psalm 135:16

[Idols] have mouths, but they speak not; eyes have they, but they see not;

Habakkuk 2:18

What profit is the graven image when its maker has formed it? It is only a molten image and a teacher of lies. For the maker trusts in his own creations [as his gods] when he makes dumb idols.

Habakkuk 2:19

Woe to him who says to the wooden image, Awake! and to the dumb stone, Arise, teach! [Yet, it cannot, for] behold, it is laid over with gold and silver and there is no breath at all inside it!

Psalm 115:7

They have hands, but they handle not; feet have they, but they walk not; neither can they make a sound with their throats.

Jeremiah 10:5

[Their idols] are like pillars of turned work [as upright and stationary and immobile as a palm tree], like scarecrows in a cucumber field; they cannot speak; they have to be carried, for they cannot walk. Do not be afraid of them, for they cannot do evil, neither is it possible for them to do good [and it is not in them].

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Matthew 9:32

And while they were going away, behold, a dumb man under the power of a demon was brought to Jesus.

Proverbs 31:8

Open your mouth for the dumb [those unable to speak for themselves], for the rights of all who are left desolate and defenseless;