Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

from siope (silence, i.e. a hush, properly, muteness, i.e. involuntary stillness, or inability to sp

KJV Translation Count — 11x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: hold (one's) peace (9), peace (1), dumb (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to be silent, hold one's peace
a. used of one's silence because dumb
2. metaph. of a calm, quiet sea
For Synonyms see entry 5847

Strong's Definitions

see-o-pah'-o; from σιωπή (silence, i.e. a hush; properly muteness, i.e. involuntary stillness, or inability to speak; and thus differing from (4602) (σιγή), 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 (2974) (κωφός) properly); figurative to be calm (as quiet water): — dumb, (hold) peace.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And the multitude rebuked them, because they should G4623 their G4623: but they cried the more, saying, Have mercy on us, O Lord, thou Son of David.


But Jesus held his G4623. And the high priest answered and said unto him, I adjure thee by the living God, that thou tell us whether thou be the Christ, the Son of God.


And he saith unto them, Is it lawful to do good on the sabbath days, or to do evil? to save life, or to kill? But they held their G4623.


And he arose, and rebuked the wind, and said unto the sea, G4623, be still. And the wind ceased, and there was a great calm.


But they held their G4623: for by the way they had disputed among themselves, who should be the greatest.


And many charged him that he should G4623 his G4623: but he cried the more a great deal, Thou Son of David, have mercy on me.


But he held his G4623, and answered nothing. Again the high priest asked him, and said unto him, Art thou the Christ, the Son of the Blessed?


And, beG4623, thou shalt be G4623, and not able to speak, until the day that these things shall be performed, because thou believest not my words, which shall be fulfilled in their season.


And they which went before rebuked him, that he should G4623 his G4623: but he cried so much the more, Thou Son of David, have mercy on me.


And he answered and said unto them, I tell you that, if these should G4623 their G4623, the stones would immediately cry out.