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31 Bible Verses about Individuals Being Silent

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Genesis 24:21

And the man marveled at her in silence, to see whether the LORD had prospered his journey or not.

Genesis 34:5

And Jacob heard that he had defiled Dinah, his daughter; now his sons were with his cattle in the field, and Jacob remained silent until they were come.

1 Samuel 20:26

Nevertheless, Saul said nothing that day, for he thought, Something has befallen him, he is not clean; surely he is not clean.

Leviticus 10:3

Then Moses said unto Aaron, This is what the LORD spoke, saying, I will be sanctified in those that come near me, and before all the people I will be glorified. And Aaron was silent.

Ruth 1:18

When she saw that she was courageous to go with her, then she left off speaking to her.

1 Samuel 10:27

But the sons of Belial said, How shall this man save us? And they despised him and brought him no presents. But he pretended not to notice.

1 Samuel 14:39

For, as the LORD lives, who saves Israel, though it be in Jonathan, my son, he shall surely die. But there was not a man among all the people that answered him.

2 Samuel 13:20

And Absalom, her brother, said unto her, Has Amnon thy brother been with thee? But now remain silent, my sister; he is thy brother; do not regard this thing in thy heart. So Tamar remained desolate in her brother Absalom's house.

2 Samuel 13:22

And Absalom spoke neither good nor bad unto his brother Amnon, for Absalom hated Amnon because he had forced his sister Tamar.

1 Kings 18:21

And Elijah came near unto all the people and said, How long shall ye halt between two opinions? If the LORD is God, follow him; but if Baal, then follow him. And the people did not answer him a word.

2 Kings 18:36

But the people remained silent and did not answer him a word, for the king had commanded, saying, Do not answer him.

Isaiah 36:21

But they held their peace and did not answer him a word, for the king had commanded thus, saying, Answer him not.

Lamentations 2:10

Jod The elders of the daughter of Zion sat upon the ground and are silent: they have cast up dust upon their heads; they have girded themselves with sackcloth; the daughters of Jerusalem hung their heads down to the ground.

Mark 3:4

And he said unto them, Is it lawful to do good on the sabbath days or to do evil? to save the person or to kill them? But they were silent.

Luke 14:4

And they were silent. And he took him and healed him and dismissed him

Luke 20:26

And they could not take hold of his words before the people, and they marvelled at his answer and were silent.

Mark 9:34

But they were silent; for on the way they had disputed among themselves, who should be the greatest.

Acts 15:12

Then all the multitude kept silence and gave audience to Barnabas and Paul, declaring what great miracles and wonders God had wrought among the Gentiles by them.

Acts 22:2

(And when they heard that he spoke in the Hebrew tongue to them, they kept the more silence, and he said,)

Job 29:9

The princes would refrain from talking and lay their hand on their mouth;

Job 29:10

the voice of the principals would not be noticed, and their tongue would cleave to the roof of their mouth.

Job 29:22

After my words they would not reply, but my reason dropped upon them.

Job 29:21

They would hear me and wait, and keep silent at my counsel.

Psalm 38:13

But I, as a deaf man, that heard not, and as a dumb man that did not open his mouth.

Psalm 39:9

I was dumb, I opened not my mouth because thou didst it.

Psalm 39:1

I said, I will take heed to my ways that I sin not with my tongue: I will keep my mouth with a bit while the wicked is against me.

Psalm 39:2

I was dumb with silence; I held my peace, even from good; and my sorrow was stirred.

Job 2:13

So they sat down with him upon the ground seven days and seven nights, and no one spoke a word unto him; for they saw that his grief was very great.

Job 32:1

So these three men ceased to answer Job because he was righteous in his own eyes.

John 4:27

And upon this came his disciples and marvelled that he talked with that woman; yet no one said, What askest thou? or, What talkest thou with her?

John 7:26

But, behold, he speaks boldly, and they say nothing unto him. Have the rulers truly understood that this is indeed the Christ?

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