Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on Psalm 39:9 in English Standard Version "I am mute; I do not open my mouth, for it is you who have done it." 2Sa 16:10 But the king said, “What have I to do with you, you sons of Zeruiah? If he is cursing because the Lord has said to him, ‘Curse David,’ who then shall say, ‘Why have you done so?’” Job 2:10 But he said to her, “You speak as one of the foolish women would speak. Shall we receive good from God, and shall we not receive evil?” In all this Job did not sin with his lips. Ps 39:2 I was mute and silent; I held my peace to no avail, and my distress grew worse.