61 Bible verses about Silence (J2000)

61 Bible Verses about

Silence

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Proverbs 17:28

Even a fool, when he is silent is counted wise, and he that shuts his lips is esteemed a man of understanding.

Lamentations 3:28

Jod He shall sit alone and keep silence because he has borne it upon him.

Psalm 50:21

These things hast thou done, and I kept silence; thou didst think that I was altogether such a one as thyself, but I will reprove thee and set them in order before thine eyes.

Job 34:29

When he gives rest, who then can make trouble? If he hides his face, who then can behold him? This applies to a nation and the same to a man,

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Isaiah 42:14

I have long time held my peace; I have been still and refrained myself; now will I cry out like a travailing woman; I will destroy and devour at once.

Isaiah 57:11

And of whom hast thou reverenced or feared? Why dost thou lie; that thou hast not remembered me, nor have I come to thy thought? Have I not held my peace even of old, and thou hast never feared me?

Psalm 50:3

Our God shall come and shall not keep silence; a fire shall devour before him, and it shall be very tempestuous round about him.

Isaiah 62:1

For Zion's sake I will not hold my peace; and for Jerusalem's sake I will not rest until her righteousness goes forth as brightness and her saving health is lit as a flaming torch.

Isaiah 65:6-7

Behold, it is written before me: I will not keep silence but will recompense, even recompense into their bosom, For your iniquities, and the iniquities of your fathers together, saith the LORD, who have burned incense upon the mountains and blasphemed me upon the hills; therefore, I will measure their former work into their bosom.

Psalm 28:1

Unto thee will I cry, O LORD my rock; be not silent unto me lest, if thou be silent unto me, I become like those that go down into the grave.

Psalm 35:22

This thou hast seen, O LORD; do not keep silence; O Lord, do not be far from me.

Psalm 39:12

Hear my prayer, O LORD, and give ear unto my cry; hold not thy peace at my tears: for I am a stranger with thee and a sojourner, as all my fathers were.

Psalm 83:1

Do not keep silence, O God; do not hold thy peace, and do not be still, O God.

Psalm 109:1

Do not hold thy peace, O God of my praise;

Isaiah 64:12

Wilt thou refrain thyself regarding these things, O LORD? Wilt thou hold thy peace and afflict us very sore?

1 Samuel 2:9

He keeps the feet of his saints, and the wicked perish in darkness, for no man shall prevail by their own strength.

Psalm 63:11

But the king shall rejoice in God; every one that swears by him shall be praised; for the mouth of those that speak lies shall be stopped.

Psalm 107:42

The righteous shall see it and rejoice, and all iniquity shall stop her mouth.

Isaiah 25:5

As the heat in a dry place, thou shalt bring down the pride of the strangers; even as with heat that burns beneath a cloud, thou shalt cause the offshoot of the stout ones to wither.

Isaiah 47:5

Sit, be silent, and go into darkness, O daughter of the Chaldeans; for thou shalt no longer be called, The lady of kingdoms.

Jeremiah 47:5

Baldness is come upon Gaza; Ashkelon is cut off with the remnant of their valley: how long wilt thou cut thyself?

Jeremiah 48:2

Moab shall no longer be praised; they have devised evil against Heshbon, saying, Come, and let us cut it off from being a nation. Also thou shalt be cut down, O Madmen; the sword shall pursue thee.

Jeremiah 51:55

Because the LORD destroys Babylon and takes out of her the many thunders, her waves shall roar; like many waters shall be the sound of their voice:

Matthew 22:34

Then the Pharisees, hearing that he had put the Sadducees to silence, gathered together.

Luke 20:26

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

Acts 4:14

And beholding the man who was healed standing with them, they could say nothing against it.

Romans 3:19

Now we know that all that the law says, it says to those who are under the law, that every mouth may be stopped, and all the world may submit themselves unto God.

Acts 8:32

The place of the scripture which he read was this, He was led as a sheep to the slaughter, and like a lamb dumb before his shearer, so opened he not his mouth;

Matthew 26:63

But Jesus remained silent. And the high priest answered and said unto him, I adjure thee by the living God, that thou tell us whether thou art the Christ, the Son of God.

Mark 15:4-5

And Pilate asked him again, saying, Answerest thou nothing? behold how many things they accuse thee of. But Jesus yet answered nothing, so that Pilate marvelled.

John 19:9

and went again into the judgment hall and said unto Jesus, Where art thou from? But Jesus gave him no answer.

Mark 1:25-26

And Jesus rebuked him, saying, Be silent, and come out of him. And the unclean spirit tore him and cried with a loud voice and came out of him.

Luke 4:35

And Jesus rebuked him, saying, Be silent and come out of him. And the demon, throwing him down in the midst, came out of him and hurt him not.

Mark 4:39

And as he arose, he rebuked the wind and said unto the sea, Peace, be still. And the wind ceased, and there was a great calm.

Joshua 6:10

And Joshua commanded the people, saying, Ye shall not shout nor make any noise with your voice, neither shall any word proceed out of your mouth, until the day I tell you, Shout; then ye shall shout.

Genesis 24:21

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

Exodus 14:14-15

The LORD shall fight for you, and ye shall be still. Then the LORD said unto Moses, Why criest thou unto me? Speak unto the sons of Israel that they go forward:

2 Kings 2:3

And the sons of the prophets that were at Bethel came forth to Elisha and said unto him, Knowest thou that the LORD will take away thy master from thy head today? And he said, Yes, I know it; be silent.

Revelation 8:1

And when he had opened the seventh seal, there was silence in heaven about the space of half an hour.

Job 29:7-10

When I went out to the gate to judgment, when I had my seat prepared in the plaza! The young men would see me and hide themselves, and the aged would arise and stand. The princes would refrain from talking and lay their hand on their mouth; read more.
the voice of the principals would not be noticed, and their tongue would cleave to the roof of their mouth.

Proverbs 10:19

In the multitude of words there is no lack of rebellion, but he that refrains his lips is wise.

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.

Job 13:5

O that ye would altogether be silent! And it would be unto you instead of wisdom.

Job 33:31-33

Hear me, O Job, hearken unto me; be silent, and I will speak. If thou hast anything to say, answer me; speak, for I desire to justify thee. If not, hearken unto me; be silent, and I shall teach thee wisdom.

Psalm 39:9

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

Ezekiel 16:63

that thou may remember, and be confounded, and never open thy mouth any more because of thy shame, when I am pacified toward thee for all that thou hast done, said the Lord GOD.

Luke 9:36

And when the voice was past, Jesus was found alone. And they kept silent and told no one in those days any of those things which they had seen.

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.

Ezekiel 26:13

And I will cause the noise of thy songs to cease; and the sound of thy harps shall no longer be heard.

Ezekiel 24:17

Forbear to cry, make no mourning for the dead, bind thy turban upon thy head, and put on thy shoes upon thy feet and do not cover thy lips and do not eat the bread of comfort.

Acts 20:1

And after the uproar was ceased, Paul called the disciples and embraced them and departed to go into Macedonia.

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Prudence » Silence

Amos 5:13

Therefore the prudent shall keep silence in that time, for it is an evil time.

Silence » Of Christ » Silence encouraged, upon the disciples by Christ

Matthew 16:20

Then he charged his disciples that they should tell no one that he was Jesus the Christ.

Matthew 8:4

Then Jesus said unto him, See thou tell no one; but go, show thyself to the priest and offer the gift that Moses commanded, for a testimony unto them.

Luke 5:14

And he charged him to tell no one. But go and show thyself to the priest and offer for thy cleansing, according as Moses commanded, for a testimony unto them.

Matthew 9:30

And their eyes were opened; and Jesus straitly charged them, saying, See that no one knows it.

Mark 3:12

And he straitly charged them that they should not make him known.

Silence » Value of » General references to

Proverbs 10:19

In the multitude of words there is no lack of rebellion, but he that refrains his lips is wise.

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 13:5

O that ye would altogether be silent! And it would be unto you instead of wisdom.

Psalm 39:2

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

Silence » Keep » Men commanded to keep silent

2 Kings 2:3

And the sons of the prophets that were at Bethel came forth to Elisha and said unto him, Knowest thou that the LORD will take away thy master from thy head today? And he said, Yes, I know it; be silent.

Mark 10:48

And many told him to be silent, but he cried even more, Thou Son of David, have mercy on me.

Judges 18:19

And they said unto him, Silence, lay thy hand upon thy mouth and go with us to be our father and priest; is it better for thee to be a priest unto the house of one man or that thou be a priest unto a tribe and a family of Israel?

Nehemiah 8:11

So the Levites caused all the people to be silent, saying, Be silent, for the day is holy; neither be ye sad.

More verses: Job 13:13 Job 33:31

Silence » Keep » In God's presence

Zephaniah 1:7

Be silent before the presence of the Lord GOD: for the day of the LORD is at hand: for the LORD has prepared a sacrifice, he has bid his guests.

Zechariah 2:13

Be silent, O all flesh, before the LORD, for he is raised up out of his holy habitation.

Silence » Of Christ » Before pilate

Mark 15:3

And the princes of the priests accused him of many things.

Silence » Of Christ » Foretold

Silence » Of Christ » Before the high priest

Matthew 26:62-63

And the high priest arose and said unto him, Answerest thou nothing to what these witness against thee? But Jesus remained silent. And the high priest answered and said unto him, I adjure thee by the living God, that thou tell us whether thou art the Christ, the Son of God.

Silence » Keep » When the circumstances demand

Ecclesiastes 3:7

a time to rend, and a time to sew; a time to keep silence, and a time to speak;

Silence » Keep » In God's house

Silence » Keep » In the presence of enemies

Joshua 6:10

And Joshua commanded the people, saying, Ye shall not shout nor make any noise with your voice, neither shall any word proceed out of your mouth, until the day I tell you, Shout; then ye shall shout.

Silence » Of Christ » In the closing days of his work

Silence » Of Christ » Before herod

Silence » Keep » In evil times

Amos 5:13

Therefore the prudent shall keep silence in that time, for it is an evil time.

Silence » Of Christ » In the presence of a woman's accusers

John 8:6

This they said, tempting him, that they might be able to accuse him. But Jesus stooped down and with his finger wrote on the ground.