87 occurrences in 13 translations

'Silence' in the Bible

The man stared at her in silence, waiting to see whether or not the LORD had made his journey successful.

You shall not go up and down as a dispenser of gossip and scandal among your people, nor shall you [secure yourself by false testimony or by silence and] endanger the life of your neighbor. I am the Lord.

And Moses and the priests the Levites spake unto all Israel, saying, Keep silence, and hearken, O Israel: this day thou art become the people of Jehovah thy God.

But he himself turned again from the quarries that were by Gilgal, and said, I have a secret errand unto thee, O king: who said, Keep silence. And all that stood by him went out from him.

And they said unto him, Silence, lay thy hand upon thy mouth and go with us to be our father and priest; is it better for thee to be a priest unto the house of one man or that thou be a priest unto a tribe and a family of Israel?

He will keep the feet of his holy ones; But the wicked shall be put to silence in darkness; For by strength shall no man prevail.

Then Saul said, Draw near, all the chiefs of the people, and let us see how this sin [causing God's silence] arose today.

And [Ahab] king of Israel said to his servants, Do you know that Ramoth in Gilead is ours, and we keep silence and do not take it from the king of Syria?

So the Levites silenced all of the people, saying, "Silence, for this day is holy. Do not be grieved."

It stood still, but I could not discern the form thereof: an image was before mine eyes, there was silence, and I heard a voice, saying,

Should your babbling put others to silence, so that you can keep on ridiculing with no one to humiliate you?

"{Let me have silence}, and I myself will speak, and let come over me whatever [may].

Unto me men gave ear, and waited, and kept silence at my counsel.

Did I fear a great multitude, or did the contempt of families terrify me, that I kept silence, and went not out of the door?

"Indeed, I am completely unworthy -- how could I reply to you? I put my hand over my mouth to silence myself.

"I will not keep silence concerning his limbs, Or his mighty strength, or his orderly frame.

My God, I call by day, and Thou answerest not, And by night, and there is no silence to me.

{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.

Let the lying lips be put to silence; which speak grievous things proudly and contemptuously against the righteous.

When I kept silence, my bones waxed old through my roaring all the day long.

This thou hast seen, O LORD: keep not silence: O Lord, be not far from me.

I was dumb with silence, I held my peace, even from good; and my sorrow was stirred.

Our God shall come, and shall not keep silence: a fire shall devour before him, and it shall be very tempestuous round about him.

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.

Do ye indeed in silence speak righteousness? Do ye judge uprightly, O ye sons of men?

To the Overseer. -- A Psalm of David. A Song. To Thee, silence -- praise, O God, is in Zion, And to Thee is a vow completed.

{A Song or Psalm of Asaph.} Keep not thou silence, O God: hold not thy peace, and be not still, O God.

Unless the LORD had been my help, my soul had almost dwelt in silence.

Even a fool keeping silence is reckoned wise, He who is shutting his lips intelligent!

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;

At the thunder of your voice, the nations flee; at your silence, the nations scatter.

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.

"Daughter Chaldea, sit in silence and go into darkness. For you will no longer be called mistress of kingdoms.

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,

And give not silence to Him, Till He establish, and till He make Jerusalem A praise in the earth.

Behold, it is written before me: I will not keep silence, but will recompense, even recompense into their bosom,

Why do we sit still? assemble yourselves, and let us enter into the defenced cities, and let us be silent there: for the LORD our God hath put us to silence, and given us water of gall to drink, because we have sinned against the LORD.

And the peaceable folds are brought to silence because of the fierce anger of Jehovah.

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. Thou also, O Madmen, shalt be brought to silence: the sword shall pursue thee.

Therefore her young men shall fall in her streets, and all the men of war shall be brought to silence in that day, saith Jehovah of hosts.

Therefore shall her young men fall in her streets, and all her men of war shall be brought to silence in that day, saith Jehovah.

For the Lord is going to devastate Babylon; He will silence her mighty voice. Their waves roar like abundant waters; the tumult of their voice resounds,

The elders of the daughter of Zion sit upon the ground, and keep silence: they have cast up dust upon their heads; they have girded themselves with sackcloth: the virgins of Jerusalem hang down their heads to the ground.

It is good that one should both wait, and that in silence, for the salvation of Jehovah.

Therefore I will bring in the worst of the [heathen] nations, who will take possession of the houses [of the people of Judah]; I will also silence their strongholds and put an end to their proud might, and their holy places and those who sanctify them shall be profaned.

You are to weep in silence, but you are not to participate in mourning rituals. You are to keep your turban on your head and your sandals on your feet. You are not to cover your mouth or eat what your comforters bring to you."

""I'll silence the noise of your songs and the music of your harps won't be heard anymore.

And in their wailing they shall take up a lamentation for thee, and lament over thee,'saying , Who is there like Tyre, like her that is brought to silence in the midst of the sea?

A close relative and a burner,will remove his corpse from the house. He will call to someone in the inner recesses of the house, "Any more with you?" That person will reply, "None." Then he will say, "Silence, because Yahweh's name must not be invoked."

And the songs of the temple shall be howlings in that day, saith the Lord GOD: there shall be many dead bodies in every place; they shall cast them forth with silence.

The people angrily tried to silence them, but they cried all the louder. "O Sir, Son of David, pity us," they said.

But when the Pharisees had heard that he had put the Sadducees to silence, they were gathered together.

But Jesus rebuked him: "Silence! Come out of him!"

But Jesus rebuked him: "Silence! Come out of him!" Then, after the demon threw the man down in their midst, he came out of him without hurting him.

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.

Those in front reproved him and tried to silence him; but he continued shouting, louder than ever, "Son of David, take pity on me."

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.

So Paul rose, and motioning with his hand for silence, said, "Israelites, and you others who fear God, pay attention to me.

Then all the multitude kept silence, and gave audience to Barnabas and Paul, declaring what miracles and wonders God had wrought among the Gentiles by them.

Some of the crowd concluded it was because of Alexander, since the Jews had pushed him to the front. So Alexander motioned for silence and tried to make a defense before the people.

And when he had given him licence, Paul stood on the stairs, and beckoned with the hand unto the people. And when there was made a great silence, he spake unto them in the Hebrew tongue, saying,

(And when they heard that he spake in the Hebrew tongue to them, they kept the more silence: and he saith,)

Now to him that is able to establish you, according to my glad tidings and the preaching of Jesus Christ, according to the revelation of the mystery, as to which silence has been kept in the times of the ages,

But if there be no interpreter, let him keep silence in the church; and let him speak to himself, and to God.

But if a revelation be made to another sitting by, let the first keep silence.

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.

It is necessary to silence them; they overthrow whole households by teaching for dishonest gain what they should not.

Bible Theasaurus

Reverse Interlinear

Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אלם 
'alam 
Usage: 9

דּוּמם 
Duwmam 
Usage: 3

דּמה 
Damah 
Usage: 15

דּמי דּמי 
D@miy 
Usage: 4

דּמם 
Damam 
Usage: 30

דּממה 
D@mamah 
Usage: 3

הסה 
Hacah 
Usage: 8

חרשׁ 
Charash 
Usage: 74

חשׁה 
Chashah 
Usage: 15

כּסף 
Keceph 
Usage: 403

כּסף 
K@caph (Aramaic) 
Usage: 13

משׁי 
meshiy 
Usage: 2

פּתה 
Pathah 
Usage: 28

קשׂיטה 
Q@siytah 
Usage: 3

שׁלח שׁלּח 
Shiloach 
Usage: 2

שׁשׁי שׁשׁ 
Shesh 
Usage: 41

ἀργύρεος 
Argureos 
silver , of silver
Usage: 3

ἀργύριον 
Argurion 
Usage: 15

ἀργυροκόπος 
Argurokopos 
Usage: 1

ἄργυρος 
Arguros 
Usage: 4

γυναικάριον 
Gunaikarion 
Usage: 1

δραχμή 
Drachme 
Usage: 0

ἡσυχία 
hesuchia 
Usage: 4

σηρικός 
Serikos 
Usage: 1

σιγάω 
Sigao 
Usage: 9

σιγή 
Sige 
Usage: 2

Σίλας 
Silas 
Usage: 13

Σιλουανός 
Silouanos 
Usage: 4

Σιλωάμ 
Siloam 
Usage: 1

φιμόω 
Phimoo 
Usage: 4



Holman Christian Standard Bible®, Copyright © 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2009 by Holman Bible Publishers.

International Standard Version Copyright © 1996-2008 by the ISV Foundation.

NET Bible copyright © 1996-2006 by Biblical Studies Press, L.L.C. NetBible

New American Standard Bible Copyright ©1960, 1962, 1963, 1968, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1995 by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved. For Permission to Quote Information visit http://www.lockman.org