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17 Bible Verses about People Being Silent

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Job 29:22

After my words they spoke not again, and my speech dropped upon them;

Job 32:15

They were amazed, they answered no more; words failed them.

Job 32:16

And I waited, for they spoke not, but stood still, and answered no more; --

Job 31:34

Because I feared the great multitude, and the contempt of families terrified me, so that I kept silence, and went not out of the door, ...

Proverbs 24:7

Wisdom is too high for a fool: he will not open his mouth in the gate.

Job 16:6

If I speak, my pain is not assuaged; and if I forbear, what am I eased?

Psalm 65:1

{To the chief Musician. A Psalm of David: a Song.} Praise waiteth for thee in silence, O God, in Zion; and unto thee shall the vow be performed.

Psalm 62:1

{To the chief Musician. On Jeduthun. A Psalm of David.} Upon God alone doth my soul rest peacefully; from him is my salvation.

Lamentations 3:26

It is good that one should both wait, and that in silence, for the salvation of Jehovah.

Lamentations 3:28

He sitteth solitary and keepeth silence, because he hath laid it upon him;

Ecclesiastes 5:7

For in the multitude of dreams are vanities; so with many words: but fear God.

Psalm 107:42

The upright shall see it, and rejoice; and all unrighteousness shall stop its mouth.

Micah 7:16

The nations shall see, and be ashamed for all their might: they shall lay their hand upon their mouth, their ears shall be deaf.

Esther 7:4

for we are sold, I and my people, to be destroyed, to be slain, and to perish. But if we had been sold for bondmen and bondwomen, I had held my tongue, although the adversary could not compensate the king's damage.

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