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Theasaurus: Silence

61 Bible Verses about Silence

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Proverbs 17:28

Even a fool keeping silence is reckoned wise, He who is shutting his lips intelligent!

Lamentations 3:28

He sitteth alone, and is silent, For He hath laid it upon him.

Psalm 50:21

These thou didst, and I kept silent, Thou hast thought that I am like thee, I reprove thee, and set in array before thine eyes.

Job 34:29

And He giveth rest, and who maketh wrong? And hideth the face, and who beholdeth it? And in reference to a nation and to a man, It is the same.

Isaiah 42:14

I have kept silent from of old, I keep silent, I refrain myself, As a travailing woman I cry out, I desolate and swallow up together.

Isaiah 57:11

And of whom hast thou been afraid, and fearest, That thou liest, and Me hast not remembered? Thou hast not laid it to thy heart, Am not I silent, even from of old? And Me thou fearest not?

Psalm 50:3

Our God cometh, and is not silent, Fire before Him doth devour, And round about him it hath been very tempestuous.

Isaiah 62:1

For Zion's sake I am not silent, And for Jerusalem's sake I do not rest, Till her righteousness go out as brightness, And her salvation, as a torch that burneth.

Isaiah 65:6-7

Lo, it is written before Me: 'I am not silent, but have recompensed; And I have recompensed into their bosom, Your iniquities, and the iniquities of your fathers together, said Jehovah, Who have made perfume on the mountains, And on the heights have reproached Me, And I have measured their former work into their bosom.'

Psalm 28:1

By David. Unto Thee, O Jehovah, I call, My rock, be not silent to me! Lest Thou be silent to me, And I have been compared With those going down to the pit.

Psalm 35:22

Thou hast seen, O Jehovah, Be not silent, O Lord -- be not far from me,

Psalm 39:12

Hear my prayer, O Jehovah, And to my cry give ear, Unto my tear be not silent, For a sojourner I am with Thee, A settler like all my fathers.

Psalm 83:1

A Song, -- A Psalm of Asaph. O God, let there be no silence to Thee, Be not silent, nor be quiet, O God.

Psalm 109:1

To the Overseer. -- A Psalm of David. O God of my praise, be not silent,

Isaiah 64:12

For these dost Thou refrain Thyself, Jehovah? Thou art silent, and dost afflict us very sore!'

1 Samuel 2:9

The feet of His saints He keepeth, And the wicked in darkness are silent, For not by power doth man become mighty.

Psalm 63:11

And the king doth rejoice in God, Boast himself doth every one swearing by Him, But stopped is the mouth of those speaking lies!

Psalm 107:42

The upright do see and rejoice, And all perversity hath shut her mouth.

Isaiah 25:5

As heat in a dry place, The noise of strangers Thou humblest, Heat with the shadow of a thick cloud, The singing of the terrible is humbled.

Isaiah 47:5

Sit silent, and go into darkness, O daughter of the Chaldeans, For no more do they cry to thee, 'Mistress of kingdoms.'

Jeremiah 47:5

Come hath baldness unto Gaza, Cut off hath been Ashkelon, O remnant of their valley, Till when dost thou cut thyself?

Jeremiah 48:2

There is no more praise of Moab, In Heshbon they devised against it evil: Come, and we cut it off from being a nation, Also, O Madmen, thou art cut off, After thee goeth a sword.

Jeremiah 51:55

For Jehovah is spoiling Babylon, And hath destroyed out of it a great voice, And sounded have its billows as many waters, Given forth a noise hath their voice.

Matthew 22:34

and the Pharisees, having heard that he did silence the Sadducees, were gathered together unto him;

Luke 20:26

and they were not able to take hold on his saying before the people, and having wondered at his answer, they were silent.

Acts 4:14

and seeing the man standing with them who hath been healed, they had nothing to say against it,

Romans 3:19

And we have known that as many things as the law saith, to those in the law it doth speak, that every mouth may be stopped, and all the world may come under judgment to God;

Acts 8:32

And the contents of the Writing that he was reading was this: 'As a sheep unto slaughter he was led, and as a lamb before his shearer dumb, so he doth not open his mouth;

Matthew 26:63

and Jesus was silent. And the chief priest answering said to him, 'I adjure thee, by the living God, that thou mayest say to us, if thou art the Christ -- the Son of God.'

Mark 14:61

and he was keeping silent, and did not answer anything. Again the chief priest was questioning him, and saith to him, 'Art thou the Christ -- the Son of the Blessed?'

Mark 15:4-5

And Pilate again questioned him, saying, 'Thou dost not answer anything! lo, how many things they do testify against thee!' and Jesus did no more answer anything, so that Pilate wondered.

John 19:9

and entered again to the praetorium, and saith to Jesus, 'Whence art thou?' and Jesus gave him no answer.

Mark 1:25-26

And Jesus rebuked him, saying, 'Be silenced, and come forth out of him,' and the unclean spirit having torn him, and having cried with a great voice, came forth out of him,

Luke 4:35

And Jesus did rebuke him, saying, 'Be silenced, and come forth out of him;' and the demon having cast him into the midst, came forth from him, having hurt him nought;

Mark 4:39

And having waked up, he rebuked the wind, and said to the sea, 'Peace, be stilled;' and the wind did lull, and there was a great calm:

Joshua 6:10

and the people hath Joshua commanded, saying, 'Ye do not shout, nor cause your voice to be heard, nor doth there go out from your mouth a word, till the day of my saying unto you, Shout ye -- then ye have shouted.'

Genesis 24:21

And the man, wondering at her, remaineth silent, to know whether Jehovah hath made his way prosperous or not.

Exodus 14:14-15

Jehovah doth fight for you, and ye keep silent.' And Jehovah saith unto Moses, 'What? thou criest unto Me -- speak unto the sons of Israel, and they journey;

2 Kings 2:3

And sons of the prophets who are in Beth-El come out unto Elisha, and say unto him, 'Hast thou known that to-day Jehovah is taking thy lord from thy head?' and he saith, 'I also have known -- keep silent.'

Revelation 8:1

And when he openeth the seventh seal, there came silence in the heaven about half-an-hour,

Job 29:7-10

When I go out to the gate by the city, In a broad place I prepare my seat. Seen me have youths, and they, been hidden, And the aged have risen -- they stood up. Princes have kept in words, And a hand they place on their mouth.read more.
The voice of leaders hath been hidden, And their tongue to the palate hath cleaved.

1 Samuel 10:27

and the sons of worthlessness have said, 'What! this one doth save us!' and they despise him, and have not brought to him a present; and he is as one deaf.

Job 13:5

O that ye would keep perfectly silent, And it would be to you for wisdom.

Job 33:31-33

Attend, O Job, hearken to me, Keep silent, and I -- I do speak. If there are words -- answer me, Speak, for I have a desire to justify thee. If there are not -- hearken thou to me, Keep silent, and I teach thee wisdom.

Psalm 39:9

I have been dumb, I open not my mouth, Because Thou -- Thou hast done it.

Ezekiel 16:63

So that thou dost remember, And thou hast been ashamed, And there is not to thee any more an opening of the mouth because of thy shame, In My receiving atonement for thee, For all that thou hast done, An affirmation of the Lord Jehovah!'

Luke 9:36

and when the voice was past, Jesus was found alone; and they were silent, and declared to no one in those days anything of what they have seen.

Acts 15:12

And all the multitude did keep silence, and were hearkening to Barnabas and Paul, declaring as many signs and wonders as God did among the nations through them;

Ezekiel 26:13

And I have caused the noise of thy songs to cease, And the voice of thy harps is heard no more.

Ezekiel 24:17

Cease to groan, for the dead thou dost make no mourning, thy bonnet bind on thee, and thy shoes thou dost put on thy feet, and thou dost not cover over the upper lip, and bread of men thou dost not eat.'

Acts 20:1

And after the ceasing of the tumult, Paul having called near the disciples, and having embraced them, went forth to go on to Macedonia;

From Thematic Bible


Prudence » Silence

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

Matthew 16:20

Then did he charge his disciples that they may say to no one that he is Jesus the Christ.

Matthew 8:4

And Jesus saith to him, 'See, thou mayest tell no one, but go, thyself shew to the priest, and bring the gift that Moses commanded for a testimony to them.'

Luke 5:14

And he charged him to tell no one, 'But, having gone away, shew thyself to the priest, and bring near for thy cleansing according as Moses directed, for a testimony to them;'

Matthew 9:30

and their eyes were opened, and Jesus strictly charged them, saying, 'See, let no one know;'

Mark 3:12

and many times he was charging them that they might not make him manifest.

Silence » Value of » General references to

Job 2:13

And they sit with him on the earth seven days and seven nights, and there is none speaking unto him a word when they have seen that the pain hath been very great.

Job 13:5

O that ye would keep perfectly silent, And it would be to you for wisdom.

Psalm 39:2

I was dumb with silence, I kept silent from good, and my pain is excited.

Silence » Keep » Men commanded to keep silent

2 Kings 2:3

And sons of the prophets who are in Beth-El come out unto Elisha, and say unto him, 'Hast thou known that to-day Jehovah is taking thy lord from thy head?' and he saith, 'I also have known -- keep silent.'

Mark 10:48

and many were rebuking him, that he might keep silent, but the more abundantly he cried out, 'Son of David, deal kindly with me.'

Judges 18:19

and they say to him, 'Keep silent, lay thy hand on thy mouth, and go with us, and be to us for a father and for a priest: is it better thy being a priest to the house of one man, or thy being priest to a tribe and to a family in Israel?'

Nehemiah 8:11

And the Levites are keeping all the people silent, saying, 'Be silent, for to-day is holy, and be not grieved.'

More verses: Job 13:13 Job 33:31

Silence » Keep » In God's presence

Zephaniah 1:7

Hush! because of the Lord Jehovah, For near is a day of Jehovah, For prepared hath Jehovah a sacrifice, He hath sanctified His invited ones.

Zechariah 2:13

Hush, all flesh, because of Jehovah, For He hath been roused up from His holy habitation!'

Silence » Of Christ » Before pilate

Mark 15:3

And the chief priests were accusing him of many things, but he answered nothing.

Silence » Of Christ » Foretold

Silence » Of Christ » Before the high priest

Matthew 26:62-63

And the chief priest having stood up, said to him, 'Nothing thou dost answer! what do these witness against thee? and Jesus was silent. And the chief priest answering said to him, 'I adjure thee, by the living God, that thou mayest say to us, if thou art the Christ -- the Son of God.'

Silence » Keep » When the circumstances demand

Silence » Keep » In God's house

Silence » Keep » In the presence of enemies

Joshua 6:10

and the people hath Joshua commanded, saying, 'Ye do not shout, nor cause your voice to be heard, nor doth there go out from your mouth a word, till the day of my saying unto you, Shout ye -- then ye have shouted.'

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

Silence » Of Christ » Before herod

Silence » Keep » In evil times

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

John 8:6

and this they said, trying him, that they might have to accuse him. And Jesus, having stooped down, with the finger he was writing on the ground,