Job 29:9-11 Amplified Bible, Classic Edition (AMPC)
9 The princes refrained from talking and laid their hands on their mouths;
10 The voices of the nobles were hushed, and their tongues cleaved to the roof of their mouths.
11 For when the ear heard, it called me happy and blessed me; and when the eye saw, it testified for me [approvingly],
Job 29:9-11 New International Version (NIV)
9 the chief men refrained from speaking