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Silence (80 Occurrences)

Matthew 20:31 The people angrily tried to silence them, but they cried all the louder. "O Sir, Son of David, pity us," they said. (WEY)

Matthew 22:34 But the Pharisees, when they heard that he had silenced the Sadducees, gathered themselves together. (Root in WEB KJV WEY ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Mark 1:25 But Jesus reprimanded him, saying, "Silence! come out of him." (WEY YLT)

Mark 4:39 So He roused Himself and rebuked the wind, and said to the waves, "Silence! Be still!" The wind sank, and a perfect calm set in. (WEY DBY)

Luke 4:35 But Jesus rebuked the demon. "Silence!" He exclaimed; "come out of him." Upon this, the demon hurled the man into the midst of them, and came out of him without doing him any harm. (WEY YLT)

Luke 9:36 And as the voice was heard Jesus was found alone: and they kept silence, and told no one in those days any of the things they had seen. (DBY RSV)

Luke 18:39 Those in front reproved him and tried to silence him; but he continued shouting, louder than ever, "Son of David, take pity on me." (WEY)

Acts 12:17 But he motioned with his hand for silence, and then described to them how the Lord had brought him out of the prison. "Tell all this to James and the brethren," he added. Then he left them, and went to another place. (WEY)

Acts 13:16 So Paul rose, and motioning with his hand for silence, said, "Israelites, and you others who fear God, pay attention to me. (WEY)

Acts 15:12 All the multitude kept silence, and they listened to Barnabas and Paul reporting what signs and wonders God had done among the nations through them. (WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS YLT RSV)

Acts 19:33 Then some of the people crowded round Alexander, whom the Jews had pushed forward; and Alexander, motioning with his hand to get silence, was prepared to make a defence to the people. (WEY NIV)

Acts 21:40 When he had given him permission, Paul, standing on the stairs, beckoned with his hand to the people. When there was a great silence, he spoke to them in the Hebrew language, saying, (WEB KJV WEY ASV DBY WBS YLT)

Acts 22:2 (And when they heard that he spake in the Hebrew tongue to them, they kept the more silence: and he saith,) (KJV WBS YLT)

Romans 16:25 Now to him that is able to establish you according to my gospel and the preaching of Jesus Christ, according to the revelation of the mystery which hath been kept in silence through times eternal, (ASV DBY)

1 Corinthians 14:28 But if there be no interpreter, let him keep silence in the church; and let him speak to himself, and to God. (KJV ASV WBS RSV)

1 Corinthians 14:30 But if a revelation be made to another sitting by, let the first keep silence. (ASV)

1 Corinthians 14:34 Let your women keep silence in the churches: for it is not permitted unto them to speak; but they are commanded to be under obedience as also saith the law. (KJV ASV WBS RSV)

1 Timothy 2:11 Let the woman learn in silence with all subjection. (KJV WBS RSV)

1 Timothy 2:12 But I suffer not a woman to teach, nor to usurp authority over the man, but to be in silence. (KJV WBS)

1 Peter 2:15 For this is the will of God, that by well-doing you should put to silence the ignorance of foolish men: (WEB KJV WEY ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Revelation 8:1 When he opened the seventh seal, there was silence in heaven for about half an hour. (WEB KJV WEY ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Genesis 24:21 And the man, wondering at her, remaineth silent, to know whether Jehovah hath made his way prosperous or not. (See NAS RSV)

Deuteronomy 27:9 Moses and the priests the Levites spoke to all Israel, saying, "Keep silence, and listen, Israel: this day you have become the people of Yahweh your God. (WEB JPS ASV RSV)

Judges 3:19 But he himself turned back from the quarries that were by Gilgal, and said, "I have a secret errand to you, king." The king said, "Keep silence!" All who stood by him went out from him. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV)

1 Samuel 2:9 He will keep the feet of his holy ones, but the wicked shall be put to silence in darkness; for no man shall prevail by strength. (WEB JPS ASV DBY NAS NIV)

Esther 4:14 but if thou keep entirely silent at this time, respite and deliverance remaineth to the Jews from another place, and thou and the house of thy fathers are destroyed; and who knoweth whether for a time like this thou hast come to the kingdom?' (See RSV)

Job 4:16 It stood still, but I couldn't discern its appearance. A form was before my eyes. Silence, then I heard a voice, saying, (WEB KJV ASV WBS YLT NAS RSV)

Job 11:3 Thy devices make men keep silent, Thou scornest, and none is causing blushing! (See NAS RSV NIV)

Job 13:13 Keep silent from me, and I speak, And pass over me doth what? (See RSV)

Job 29:21 "Men listened to me, waited, and kept silence for my counsel. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS RSV NIV)

Job 31:34 because I feared the great multitude, and the contempt of families terrified me, so that I kept silence, and didn't go out of the door- (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS RSV)

Job 41:12 "I will not keep silence concerning his limbs, nor his mighty strength, nor his goodly frame. (WEB JPS ASV NAS RSV)

Psalms 8:2 From the lips of babes and infants you have established strength, because of your adversaries, that you might silence the enemy and the avenger. (WEB NIV)

Psalms 22:2 My God, I call by day, and Thou answerest not, And by night, and there is no silence to me. (YLT)

Psalms 28:1 {A Psalm of David.} Unto thee, Jehovah, do I call; my rock, be not silent unto me, lest, if thou keep silence toward me, I become like them that go down into the pit. (DBY)

Psalms 31:17 Let me not be put to shame, O Jehovah; for I have called upon thee: Let the wicked be put to shame, let them be silent in Sheol. (See JPS)

Psalms 31:18 Let the lying lips be put to silence; which speak grievous things proudly and contemptuously against the righteous. (KJV WBS NIV)

Psalms 32:3 When I kept silence, my bones wasted away through my groaning all day long. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT)

Psalms 35:22 This thou hast seen, O LORD: keep not silence: O Lord, be not far from me. (KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS)

Psalms 39:2 I was mute with silence. I held my peace, even from good. My sorrow was stirred. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT)

Psalms 39:12 Hear my prayer, O Jehovah, and give ear unto my cry; Hold not thy peace at my tears: For I am a stranger with thee, A sojourner, as all my fathers were. (See JPS)

Psalms 50:3 Our God shall come, and shall not keep silence: a fire shall devour before him, and it shall be very tempestuous round about him. (KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV)

Psalms 50:21 These things hast thou done, and I kept silence; thou thoughtest that I was altogether such an one as thyself: but I will reprove thee, and set them in order before thine eyes. (KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS)

Psalms 58:1 Do ye indeed in silence speak righteousness? Do ye judge uprightly, O ye sons of men? (ASV)

Psalms 62:1 My soul waiteth in silence for God only: From him 'cometh' my salvation. (ASV NAS RSV)

Psalms 62:5 My soul, wait in silence for God alone, for my expectation is from him. (WEB ASV NAS RSV)

Psalms 65:1 {To the chief Musician. A Psalm of David: a Song.} Praise waiteth for thee in silence, O God, in Zion; and unto thee shall the vow be performed. (DBY YLT NAS)

Psalms 83:1 Keep not thou silence, O God: hold not thy peace, and be not still, O God. (KJV ASV DBY WBS YLT RSV)

Psalms 94:17 Unless Yahweh had been my help, my soul would have soon lived in silence. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Psalms 101:5 I will silence whoever secretly slanders his neighbor. I won't tolerate one who is haughty and conceited. (WEB NIV)

Psalms 101:8 Morning by morning, I will destroy all the wicked of the land; to cut off all the workers of iniquity from Yahweh's city. (See NIV)

Psalms 109:1 Hold not thy peace, O God of my praise; (See JPS)

Psalms 115:17 The dead don't praise Yah, neither any who go down into silence; (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Psalms 143:12 And in your mercy put an end to my haters, and send destruction on all those who are against my soul; for I am your servant. (See NIV)

Proverbs 11:12 Whoso is despising his neighbour lacketh heart, And a man of understanding keepeth silence. (YLT)

Proverbs 17:28 Even a fool keeping silence is reckoned wise, He who is shutting his lips intelligent! (YLT)

Ecclesiastes 3:7 a time to tear, and a time to sew; a time to keep silence, and a time to speak; (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS RSV)

Isaiah 15:1 The burden of Moab. Because in the night Ar of Moab is laid waste, and brought to silence; because in the night Kir of Moab is laid waste, and brought to silence; (KJV WBS)

Isaiah 25:5 As heat by the shade of a cloud, the noise of the men of pride has been made quiet by you; as heat by the shade of a cloud, the song of the cruel ones has been stopped. (See NAS NIV)

Isaiah 41:1 Keep silence before me, O islands; and let the people renew their strength: let them come near; then let them speak: let us come near together to judgment. (KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV)

Isaiah 47:5 "Sit in silence, and go into darkness, daughter of the Chaldeans; for you shall no more be called the mistress of kingdoms. (WEB RSV NIV)

Isaiah 62:6 I have set watchmen upon thy walls, O Jerusalem, which shall never hold their peace day nor night: ye that make mention of the LORD, keep not silence, (KJV DBY WBS YLT)

Isaiah 62:7 And give not silence to Him, Till He establish, and till He make Jerusalem A praise in the earth. (YLT)

Isaiah 65:6 "Behold, it is written before me: I will not keep silence, but will recompense, yes, I will recompense into their bosom, (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS)

Jeremiah 8:14 Why do we sit still? Assemble yourselves, and let us enter into the fortified cities, and let us be silent there; for Yahweh our God has put us to silence, and given us water of gall to drink, because we have sinned against Yahweh. (WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS)

Jeremiah 25:37 The peaceable folds are brought to silence because of the fierce anger of Yahweh. (WEB JPS ASV)

Jeremiah 48:2 The praise of Moab is no more; in Heshbon they have devised evil against her: Come, and let us cut her off from being a nation. You also, Madmen, shall be brought to silence: the sword shall pursue you. (WEB JPS ASV NAS RSV NIV)

Jeremiah 49:26 Therefore her young men shall fall in her streets, and all the men of war shall be brought to silence in that day, says Yahweh of Armies. (WEB JPS ASV NAS NIV)

Jeremiah 50:30 Therefore her young men will fall in her streets, and all her men of war will be brought to silence in that day, says Yahweh. (WEB JPS ASV NAS NIV)

Jeremiah 51:55 For Yahweh lays Babylon waste, and destroys out of her the great voice; and their waves roar like many waters; the noise of their voice is uttered: (See NIV)

Lamentations 2:10 The elders of the daughter of Zion sit on the ground, they keep silence; They have cast up dust on their heads; they have girded themselves with sackcloth: The virgins of Jerusalem hang down their heads to the ground. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS RSV NIV)

Lamentations 3:26 It is good that one should both wait, and that in silence, for the salvation of Jehovah. (DBY)

Lamentations 3:28 Let him sit alone and keep silence, because he has laid it on him. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS RSV NIV)

Ezekiel 24:17 Sigh, but not aloud, make no mourning for the dead; bind thy headtire upon thee, and put thy shoes upon thy feet, and cover not thy lips, and eat not the bread of men. (See JPS DBY)

Ezekiel 26:13 I will cause the noise of your songs to cease; and the sound of your harps shall be no more heard. (See NAS)

Ezekiel 27:32 In their wailing they shall take up a lamentation for you, and lament over you, saying, Who is there like Tyre, like her who is brought to silence in the midst of the sea? (WEB ASV NIV)

Amos 5:13 Therefore the prudent shall keep silence in that time; for it is an evil time. (KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS)

Amos 6:10 And a man's uncle, and he that should burn him, shall take him up to bring out the bones from the house, and shall say unto him that is in the inner parts of the house, Is there yet any with thee? and he shall say, None. And he will say, Silence! for we may not make mention of Jehovah's name. (DBY)

Amos 8:3 The songs of the temple will be wailings in that day," says the Lord Yahweh. "The dead bodies will be many. In every place they will throw them out with silence. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)

Habakkuk 2:20 But the LORD is in his holy temple: let all the earth keep silence before him. (KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS RSV)

Silence (80 Occurrences)
... 3. (n.) Secrecy; as, these things were transacted in silence. ... 6. (interj.) Be silent; --
used elliptically for let there be silence, or keep silence. ...
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Silenced (19 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (imp. & pp) of Silence. Multi-Version Concordance
Silenced (19 Occurrences). Matthew 22:34 But the Pharisees ...
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Dumah (4 Occurrences)
... Easton's Bible Dictionary Silence, (Comp. Psalm 94:17), the fourth son
of Ishmael; also the tribe descended from him; and hence ...
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Still (2005 Occurrences)
... 7. (n.) Freedom from noise; calm; silence; as, the still of midnight. 8. (n.) A
steep hill or ascent. ... 16. (v.) To stop, as noise; to silence. 17. ...
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Stillness (1 Occurrence)
... 1. (n.) The quality or state of being still; quietness; silence; calmness;
inactivity. 2. (n.) Habitual silence or quiet; taciturnity. ...
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Dumb (34 Occurrences)
... 4. (vt) To put to silence. Int. ... (KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT RSV). Psalms 39:2 I was
dumb with silence, I held my peace, even from good; and my sorrow was stirred. ...
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Battle (282 Occurrences)
... The Political Situation 2. Joshua's Strategy 3. Joshua's Command to the Sun and
Moon 4. The Astronomical Relations of the Sun and Moon 5. The "Silence" of the ...
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Louder (10 Occurrences)
... Louder (10 Occurrences). Matthew 20:31 The people angrily tried to silence them,
but they cried all the louder. "O Sir, Son of David, pity us," they said. ...
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Lip (20 Occurrences)
... 13). To "open the lips" is to begin to speak (Job 11:5); to "refrain the
lips" is to keep silence (Psalm 40:9; 1 Peter 3:10). The ...
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... over them, and out of the cloud a voice came, saying, "This is my beloved Son: hear
ye him." In awe the disciples prostrated themselves and in silence waited. ...
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4602. sige -- silence
... sige. 4603 >>. silence. Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration: sige Phonetic
Spelling: (see-gay') Short Definition: silence Definition: silence. ...
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5392. phimoo -- to muzzle, to put to silence
... to muzzle, to put to silence. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: phimoo Phonetic
Spelling: (fee-mo'-o) Short Definition: I muzzle, silence Definition: I ...
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2271. hesuchia -- stillness
... Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration: hesuchia Phonetic Spelling:
(hay-soo-khee'-ah) Short Definition: quietness, silence Definition: quietness ...
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4623. siopao -- to be silent
... to be silent. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: siopao Phonetic Spelling:
(see-o-pah'-o) Short Definition: I keep silence Definition: I keep silence, am ...
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1993. epistomizo -- to stop the mouth
... to stop the mouth. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: epistomizo Phonetic Spelling:
(ep-ee-stom-id'-zo) Short Definition: I muzzle, silence Definition: I ...
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4601. sigao -- to keep silent, to keep secret
... of Speech: Verb Transliteration: sigao Phonetic Spelling: (see-gah'-o) Short Definition:
I keep silent Definition: intrans: I am silent, keep silence; trans: I ...
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4722. stego -- to cover closely (so as to keep water out) ...
... forbear, endure. From stege; to roof over, ie (figuratively) to cover with silence
(endure patiently) -- (for-)bear, suffer. see GREEK stege. ...
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2678. kataseio -- to shake
... Phonetic Spelling: (kat-as-i'-o) Short Definition: I shake, wave, beckon Definition:
I shake (the hand) up and down, wave; intrans: I beckon for silence. ...
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5420. phrasso -- to fence in, to stop
... stop. Apparently a strengthening form of the base of phren; to fence or inclose,
ie (specially), to block up (figuratively, to silence) -- stop. ...
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3466. musterion -- a mystery or secret doctrine
... From a derivative of muo (to shut the mouth); a secret or "mystery" (through the
idea of silence imposed by initiation into religious rites) -- mystery. ...
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Topical Bible Verses
1 Corinthians 14:34
Let your women keep silence in the churches: for it is not permitted to them to speak; but they are commanded to be under obedience as also said the law.—AKJV

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

si'-lens: Five Hebrew roots, with various derivatives, and two Greek words are thus translated. The word is used literally for dumbness, interrupted speech, as in Lamentations 2:10 Psalm 32:3 Ecclesiastes 3:7 Amos 5:13 Acts 15:12 1 Corinthians 14:28; 1 Timothy 2:11, 12 the King James Version (the American Standard Revised Version "quietness"); Revelation 8:1, or figuratively of the unanswered prayers of the believer (Psalm 83:1; Psalm 35:22 Jeremiah 8:14); of awe in the presence of the Divine Majesty (Isaiah 41:1 Zechariah 2:13), or of death (1 Samuel 2:9 Psalm 94:17; Psalm 115:17).

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) The state of being silent; entire absence of sound or noise; absolute stillness.

2. (n.) Forbearance from, or absence of, speech; taciturnity; muteness.

3. (n.) Secrecy; as, these things were transacted in silence.

4. (n.) The cessation of rage, agitation, or tumult; calmness; quiet; as, the elements were reduced to silence.

5. (n.) Absence of mention; oblivion.

6. (interj.) Be silent; -- used elliptically for let there be silence, or keep silence.

7. (v. t.) To compel to silence; to cause to be still; to still; to hush.

8. (v. t.) To put to rest; to quiet.

9. (v. t.) To restrain from the exercise of any function, privilege of instruction, or the like, especially from the act of preaching; as, to silence a minister of the gospel.

10. (v. t.) To cause to cease firing, as by a vigorous cannonade; as, to silence the batteries of an enemy.

Strong's Hebrew
1745. dumah -- a silence
... << 1744, 1745. dumah. 1746 >>. a silence. Transliteration: dumah Phonetic
Spelling: (doo-maw') Short Definition: silence. Word Origin ...
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2013. has -- hush! keep silence!
... has or has. 2014 >>. hush! keep silence! ... keep silence! NASB Word Usage keep quiet
(1), keep silence (1), quieted (1), silence (1), silent (3), still (1). ...
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1747. dumiyyah -- a silence, a quiet waiting, repose
... << 1746, 1747. dumiyyah. 1748 >>. a silence, a quiet waiting, repose. Transliteration:
dumiyyah Phonetic Spelling: (doo-me-yaw') Short Definition: silence. ...
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1748. dumam -- a silence, in silence, silently
... << 1747, 1748. dumam. 1749 >>. a silence, in silence, silently. Transliteration:
dumam Phonetic Spelling: (doo-mawm') Short Definition: silently. ...
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482. elem -- silence.
... elem. 483 >>. silence. Transliteration: elem Phonetic Spelling: (ay'-lem) Short
Definition: congregation. Word Origin from the same as alam Definition silence. ...
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1822. dummah -- one silenced or brought to silence
... << 1821, 1822. dummah. 1823 >>. one silenced or brought to silence. Transliteration:
dummah Phonetic Spelling: (doom-maw') Short Definition: silent. ...
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1827. demamah -- a whisper
... blowing. Word Origin from damam Definition a whisper NASB Word Usage blowing
(1), silence (1), still (1). calm, silence, still. Feminine ...
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2790b. charash -- to be silent, dumb, speechless, or deaf
... dumb, speechless, or deaf NASB Word Usage cease (1), ceased speaking (1), completely
silent (1), deaf (2), indeed says nothing (1), keep silence (2), keep ...
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1826. damam -- to be or grow dumb, silent or still
... Short Definition: cease. cease, be cut down off, forbear, hold peace, quiet
self, rest, be silent, keep put to silence, A prim root ...
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2814. chashah -- to be silent, inactive, or still
... hold peace, keep silence, be silent, be still. A primitive root; to hush or keep
quiet -- hold peace, keep silence, be silent, (be) still. << 2813, 2814. ...
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