17 Bible Verses about People Being Silent

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Job 29:22

“After my words they did not speak again,
And my speech dropped on them.

Job 32:15

“They are dismayed, they no longer answer;
Words have failed them.

Job 32:16

“Shall I wait, because they do not speak,
Because they stop and no longer answer?

Job 31:34

Because I feared the great multitude,
And the contempt of families terrified me,
And kept silent and did not go out of doors?

Proverbs 24:7

Wisdom is too exalted for a fool,
He does not open his mouth in the gate.

Job 16:6

“If I speak, my pain is not lessened,
And if I hold back, what has left me?

Psalm 65:1

For the choir director. A Psalm of David. A Song.
There will be silence before You, and praise in Zion, O God,
And to You the vow will be performed.

Psalm 62:1

For the choir director; according to Jeduthun. A Psalm of David.
My soul waits in silence for God only;
From Him is my salvation.

Lamentations 3:28

Let him sit alone and be silent
Since He has laid it on him.

Ecclesiastes 5:7

For in many dreams and in many words there is emptiness. Rather, fear God.

Psalm 107:42

The upright see it and are glad;
But all unrighteousness shuts its mouth.

Micah 7:16

Nations will see and be ashamed
Of all their might.
They will put their hand on their mouth,
Their ears will be deaf.

Esther 7:4

for we have been sold, I and my people, to be destroyed, to be killed and to be annihilated. Now if we had only been sold as slaves, men and women, I would have remained silent, for the trouble would not be commensurate with the annoyance to the king.”

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