Job Promises Silence

Job 40

3 Then Job answered the LORD and said:

4 "Behold, d I am vile;
What shall I answer You?
e I lay my hand over my mouth.
5 Once I have spoken, but I will not answer;
Yes, twice, but I will proceed no further."

  1. Cross References
    Ezra 9:6
    And I said: "O my God, I am too ashamed and humiliated to lift up my face to You, my God; for our iniquities have risen higher than our heads, and our guilt has grown up to the heavens.
    Job 42:6
    Therefore I abhor myself, And repent in dust and ashes.
  2. Cross References
    Job 29:9
    The princes refrained from talking, And put their hand on their mouth.
    Psalms 39:9
    I was mute, I did not open my mouth, Because it was You who did it.
New King James Version (NKJV) Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson, Inc.
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