For lack of wood the fire goes out, and where there is no whisperer, contention ceases.
The people cried to Moses, and when Moses prayed to the Lord, the fire subsided.
2 Samuel 14:7
And behold, our whole family has risen against your handmaid, and they say, Deliver him who slew his brother, that we may kill him for the life of his brother whom he slew; and so they would destroy the heir also. And so quenching my coal which is left, they would leave to my husband neither name nor remnant upon the earth.
They swarmed about me like bees, they blaze up and are extinguished like a fire of thorns; in the name of the Lord I will cut them off!
Extinguished the power of raging fire, escaped the devourings of the sword, out of frailty and weakness won strength and became stalwart, even mighty and resistless in battle, routing alien hosts.
Lift up over all the [covering] shield of saving faith, upon which you can quench all the flaming missiles of the wicked [one].
And the foolish said to the wise, Give us some of your oil, for our lamps are going out.
The light shall be dark in his dwelling, and his lamp beside him shall be put out.
The light of the [uncompromisingly] righteous [is within him -- "it grows brighter and] rejoices, but the lamp of the wicked [furnishes only a derived, temporary light and] shall be put out shortly.
For there shall be no reward for the evil man; the lamp of the wicked shall be put out.
Whoever curses his father or his mother, his lamp shall be put out in complete darkness.
Who brings forth chariot and horse, army and mighty warrior. They lie down together, they cannot rise; they are extinguished, they are quenched like a lampwick: