|New International Version (© 2011)|
Therefore the prudent keep quiet in such times, for the times are evil.
King James Bible
Therefore the prudent shall keep silence in that time; for it is an evil time.
American Standard Version
Therefore he that is prudent shall keep silence in such a time; for it is an evil time.
Young's Literal Translation
Therefore is the wise at that time silent, For an evil time it is.
Amos 5:13 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The prudent shall keep silence - A wise man will consider that it is useless to complain. He can have no justice without bribes; and he has no money to give: consequently, in such an evil time, it is best to keep silence.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Amos 6:10 And a man's uncle shall take him up, and he that burns him, to bring out the bones out of the house...
Ecclesiastes 3:7 A time to rend, and a time to sew; a time to keep silence, and a time to speak;
Isaiah 36:21 But they held their peace, and answered him not a word: for the king's commandment was, saying, Answer him not.
Hosea 4:4 Yet let no man strive, nor reprove another: for your people are as they that strive with the priest.
Micah 7:5-7 Trust you not in a friend, put you not confidence in a guide: keep the doors of your mouth from her that lies in your bosom...
Matthew 27:12-14 And when he was accused of the chief priests and elders, he answered nothing...
Ecclesiastes 9:12 For man also knows not his time: as the fishes that are taken in an evil net, and as the birds that are caught in the snare...
Isaiah 37:3 And they said to him, Thus said Hezekiah, This day is a day of trouble, and of rebuke, and of blasphemy...
Micah 2:3 Therefore thus said the LORD; Behold, against this family do I devise an evil, from which you shall not remove your necks...
Habakkuk 3:16 When I heard, my belly trembled; my lips quivered at the voice: rottenness entered into my bones, and I trembled in myself...
Zephaniah 2:2,3 Before the decree bring forth, before the day pass as the chaff, before the fierce anger of the LORD come on you...
Ephesians 5:15,16 See then that you walk circumspectly, not as fools, but as wise...
Ephesians 6:13 Why take to you the whole armor of God, that you may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand.
2 Timothy 3:1 This know also, that in the last days perilous times shall come.
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Ecclesiastes 3:7 a time to tear and a time to mend, a time to be silent and a time to speak,
Hosea 4:4 "But let no one bring a charge, let no one accuse another, for your people are like those who bring charges against a priest.
Amos 6:10 And if the relative who comes to carry the bodies out of the house to burn them asks anyone who might be hiding there, "Is anyone else with you?" and he says, "No," then he will go on to say, "Hush! We must not mention the name of the LORD."
Micah 2:3 Therefore, the LORD says: "I am planning disaster against this people, from which you cannot save yourselves. You will no longer walk proudly, for it will be a time of calamity.