from natural infirmity ( Exodus 4:11 ); not knowing what to say ( Proverbs 31:8 ); unwillingness to speak ( Psalms 39:9 ; Leviticus 10:3 ). Christ repeatedly restored the dumb ( Matthew 9:32 Matthew 9:33 ; Luke 11:14 ; Matthew 12:22 ) to the use of speech.
M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.
Bibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. "Entry for Dumb". "Easton's Bible Dictionary".