People Being Silent

Most Relevant Verses

Job 29:22

After I spoke, they did not speak again, and my speech dropped upon them [like a refreshing shower].

Job 32:15

[Job's friends] are amazed and embarrassed, they answer no more; they have not a thing to say [reports Elihu].

Job 32:16

And shall I wait, because they say nothing but stand still and answer no more?

Job 31:34

Because I feared the great multitude and the contempt of families terrified me so that I kept silence and did not go out of the door -- "

Proverbs 24:7

Wisdom is too high for a fool; he opens not his mouth in the gate [where the city's rulers sit in judgment].

Job 16:6

If I speak [to you miserable comforters], my sorrow is not soothed or lessened; and if I refrain [from speaking], in what way am I eased? [I hardly know whether to answer you or be silent.]

Psalm 65:1

To You belongs silence (the submissive wonder of reverence which bursts forth into praise) and praise is due and fitting to You, O God, in Zion; and to You shall the vow be performed.

Psalm 62:1

For God alone my soul waits in silence; from Him comes my salvation.

Lamentations 3:26

It is good that one should hope in and wait quietly for the salvation (the safety and ease) of the Lord.

Lamentations 3:28

Let him sit alone uncomplaining and keeping silent [in hope], because [God] has laid [the yoke] upon him [for his benefit].

Ecclesiastes 5:7

For in a multitude of dreams there is futility and worthlessness, and ruin in a flood of words. But [reverently] fear God [revere and worship Him, knowing that He is].

Psalm 107:42

The upright shall see it and be glad, but all iniquity shall shut its mouth.

Micah 7:16

The nations shall see [God's deliverance] and be ashamed of all their might [which cannot be compared to His]. They shall lay their hands upon their mouths in consternation; their ears shall be deaf.

Esther 7:4

For we are sold, I and my people, to be destroyed, slain, and wiped out of existence! But if we had been sold for bondmen and bondwomen, I would have held my tongue, for our affliction is not to be compared with the damage this will do to the king.

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