Amos 5:13
Good News Translation
And so, keeping quiet in such evil times is the smart thing to do!

Contemporary English Version
Times are so evil that anyone with good sense will keep quiet.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Therefore the prudent shall keep silence at that time, for it is an evil time.

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Therefore the prudent shall keep silence at that time, for it is an evil time.

the prudent.

Amos 6:10 And a man's kinsman shall take him up, and shall burn him, that he may carry the bones out of the house; and he shall say to him that is in the inner rooms of the house: Is there yet any with thee?

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 And they held their peace, and answered him not a word. For the king had commanded, saying: Answer him not.

Hosea 4:4 But yet let not any man judge: and let not a man be rebuked: for thy people are as they that contradict the priest.

Micah 7:5-7 Believe not a friend, and trust not in a prince: keep the doors of thy mouth from her that sleepeth in thy bosom. . . .

Matthew 27:12-14 And when he was accused by the chief priests and ancients, he answered nothing. . . .

an evil.

Ecclesiastes 9:12 Man knoweth not his own end: but as fishes are taken with the hook, and as birds are caught with the snare, so men are taken in the evil time, when it shall suddenly come upon them.

Isaiah 37:3 And they said to him: Thus saith Ezechias: This day is a day of tribulation, and of rebuke, and of blasphemy: for the children are come to the birth, and there is not strength to bring forth.

Micah 2:3 And they have coveted fields, and taken them by violence, and houses they have forcibly taken away: and oppressed a man and his house, a man and his inheritance.

Habakkuk 3:16 I have heard and my bowels were troubled: my lips trembled at the voice. Let rottenness enter into my bones, and swarm under me. That I may rest in the day of tribulation: that I may go up to our people that are girded.

Zephaniah 2:2,3 Before the decree bring forth the day as dust passing away, before the fierce anger of the Lord come upon you, before the day of the Lord's indignation come upon you. . . .

Ephesians 5:15,16 See therefore, brethren, how you walk circumspectly: not as unwise, . . .

Ephesians 6:13 Therefore, take unto you the armour of God, that you may be able to resist in the evil day and to stand in all things perfect.

2 Timothy 3:1 Know also this, that in the last days shall come dangerous times.

Context
A Call to Repentance
12Because I know your manifold crimes, and your grievous sins: enemies of the just, taking bribes, and oppressing the poor in the gate. 13Therefore the prudent shall keep silence at that time, for it is an evil time.14Seek ye good, and not evil, that you may live: and the Lord the God of hosts will be with you, as you have said.…
Cross References
Ecclesiastes 3:7
A time to rend, and a time to sew. A time to keep silence, and a time to speak.

Hosea 4:4
But yet let not any man judge: and let not a man be rebuked: for thy people are as they that contradict the priest.

Amos 6:10
And a man's kinsman shall take him up, and shall burn him, that he may carry the bones out of the house; and he shall say to him that is in the inner rooms of the house: Is there yet any with thee?

Micah 2:3
And they have coveted fields, and taken them by violence, and houses they have forcibly taken away: and oppressed a man and his house, a man and his inheritance.

Additional Translations
Therefore, the prudent keep silent in such times, for the days are evil.Therefore the prudent shall keep silence in that time; for it is an evil time.

Therefore he that is prudent shall keep silence in such a time; for it is an evil time.

Therefore the prudent shall be silent at that time; for it is a time of evils.

Therefore the prudent shall keep silence in this time; for it is an evil time.

Therefore he that is prudent shall keep silence in such a time; for it is an evil time.

Therefore the prudent shall keep silence in that time; for it is an evil time.

Therefore a prudent person keeps silent in such a time, for it is an evil time.

Therefore is the wise at that time silent, For an evil time it is.
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