1. Be silent in the heat of anger – Proverbs 14:17

  2. Be silent when you don’t have all the facts – Proverbs 18:13

  3. Be silent when you haven’t verified the story – Deut 17:6

  4. Be silent if your words will offend a weaker person – 1 Cor 8:11

  5. Be silent when it is time to listen –
    Proverbs 13:1

  6. Be silent when you are tempted to make light of holy things – Eccl 5:2

  7. Be silent when you are tempted to joke about sin – Proverbs 14:9

  8. Be silent if you would be ashamed of your words later – Proverbs 8:8

  9. Be silent if your words would convey the wrong impression – Proverbs 17:27

  10. Be silent if the issue is none of your business – Proverbs 14:10

  11. Be silent when you are tempted to tell an outright lie – Proverbs 4:24

  12. Be silent if your words will damage someone else’s reputation – Proverbs 16:27

  13. Be silent if your words will damage a friendship – Proverbs 16:28

  14. Be silent when you are feeling critical – James 3:9

  15. Be silent if you can’t say it without screaming it – Prov 25:28

  16. Be silent if your words will be a poor reflection of God on you – 1 Peter 2: 21-23

  17. Be silent if you may have to eat your words later – Prov 18:21

  18. Be silent if you have already said it more than one time – Prov 19:13

  19. Be silent when you are tempted to flatter a wicked person – Prov 24:24

  20. Be silent when you are supposed
    to be working instead – Prov 14:23

“WHOEVER GUARDS HIS MOUTH AND TONGUE KEEPS HIS SOUL FROM TROUBLES” (Prov 21:23).

“BE STILL, AND KNOW THAT I AM
GOD” (Ps 46:10)

“BE QUICK TO HEAR AND SLOW TO SPEAK”.

However, to be silent in some situations is not an act of foolishness, it is simply a display of divine wisdom.
May none of us fail the test of time.

©unknown

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