The nobles held their peace, and their tongue stuck to the roof of their mouth.
nobles held their peace. Heb. voice of the nobles was hid. their tongue
Psalm 137:6 If I do not remember you, let my tongue stick to the roof of my mouth; if I prefer not Jerusalem above my chief joy.
Ezekiel 3:26 And I will make your tongue sticks to the roof of your mouth, that you shall be dumb, and shall not be to them a reprover...