How Silence Is Wise

Most Relevant Verses

Proverbs 11:12

One who despises his neighbor is void of wisdom, but a man of understanding holds his peace.

Proverbs 17:28

Even a fool, when he keeps silent, is counted wise. When he shuts his lips, he is thought to be discerning.

Job 13:5

Oh that you would be completely silent! Then you would be wise.

Ecclesiastes 3:7

a time to tear, and a time to sew; a time to keep silence, and a time to speak;

Proverbs 30:32

"If you have done foolishly in lifting up yourself, or if you have thought evil, put your hand over your mouth.

Proverbs 29:20

Do you see a man who is hasty in his words? There is more hope for a fool than for him.

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