siópaó: to be silentOriginal Word: σιωπάωPart of Speech:
I keep silenceDefinition:
I keep silence, am silent, either voluntarily or involuntarily.
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
from siópé (silence)Definition
to be silentNASB Translation
become silent (1), hush (1), kept silent (4), quiet (2), silent (2).
be silent, hold peace.
From siope (silence, i.e. A hush; properly, muteness, i.e. Involuntary stillness, or inability to speak; and thus differing from sige, which is rather a voluntary refusal or indisposition to speak, although the terms are often used synonymously); to be dumb (but not deaf also, like kophos properly); figuratively, to be calm (as quiet water) -- dumb, (hold) peace.
see GREEK sige