Job 29:9
The princes refrained from speaking and covered their mouths with their hands.
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Job 4:2
"If one ventures a word with you, will you be wearied? Yet who can keep from speaking?

Job 7:11
Therefore I will not restrain my mouth; I will speak in the anguish of my spirit; I will complain in the bitterness of my soul.

Proverbs 10:19
When words are many, sin is unavoidable, but he who restrains his lips is wise.

James 1:19
My beloved brothers, understand this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak, and slow to anger,


Job 21:5
Look at me and be astonished; put your hand over your mouth.

Job 40:4
"Behold, I am insignificant. How can I reply to You? I place my hand over my mouth.

Judges 18:19
"Be quiet, " they told him. "Put your hand over your mouth and come with us and be a father and a priest to us. Is it better for you to be a priest for the house of one person or a priest for a tribe and family in Israel?"

Proverbs 30:32
If you have foolishly exalted yourself or if you have plotted evil, put your hand over your mouth.

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"The princes stopped talking And put their hands on their mouths;

King James Bible
The princes refrained talking, and laid their hand on their mouth.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
City officials stopped talking and covered their mouths with their hands.

International Standard Version
Nobles would refrain from speaking, covering their mouths with their hands.

NET Bible
the chief men refrained from talking and covered their mouths with their hands;
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