Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on Psalm 39:2 in English Standard Version "I was mute and silent; I held my peace to no avail, and my distress grew worse." Job 40:4 “Behold, I am of small account; what shall I answer you? I lay my hand on my mouth. Ps 38:13 But I am like a deaf man; I do not hear, like a mute man who does not open his mouth. Ps 39:9 I am mute; I do not open my mouth, for it is you who have done it.