After I spoke, they had nothing to say, when what I said hit them.
"Job's friends won't reason with him anymore; discouraged, words escape them.
Shall I continue to wait, since they're no longer talking? After all, they're only standing there; they're no longer responding.
Have I feared large crowds? Has my family's contempt ever terrified me so that I remained silent and wouldn't go outside?"
Wisdom lies beyond reach of the fool; he has nothing to say in court.
"But if I speak, my pain isn't assuaged; if I refrain from speaking, what do I have to lose?"
The LORD will fight for you while you keep still."
In Zion, God, praise silently awaits you, and vows will be paid to you.
My soul rests quietly only when it looks to God; from him comes my deliverance.
My soul, be quiet before God, for from him comes my hope.
He is to sit apart and remain silent, because the LORD has laid it upon him.
In spite of many daydreams, pointless actions, and empty words, it is more important to fear God.
The upright see it and rejoice, but the mouth of an evil person is shut.
The nations will look on and will be ashamed in spite of all their power; they will cup their hands over their mouths, and their ears will be deaf.
"The LORD is in his holy Temple. All the earth be quiet in his presence."
Indeed, I and my people have been sold to be annihilated, killed, and destroyed. If we had just been sold as male and female slaves, I would have kept quiet, because the trouble wouldn't have been sufficient to bother the king."