The man stood gazing at her in silence, waiting to know if the Lord had made his trip prosperous.
Jacob heard that [Shechem] had defiled Dinah his daughter. Now his sons were with his livestock in the field. So Jacob held his peace until they came.
1 Samuel 20:26
Yet Saul said nothing that day, for he thought, Something has befallen him and he is not clean -- "surely he is not clean.
Then Moses said to Aaron, This is what the Lord meant when He said, I [and My will, not their own] will be acknowledged as hallowed by those who come near Me, and before all the people I will be honored. And Aaron said nothing.
When Naomi saw that Ruth was determined to go with her, she said no more.
1 Samuel 10:27
But some worthless fellows said, How can this man save us? And they despised him and brought him no gift. But he held his peace and was as if deaf.
1 Samuel 14:39
For as the Lord lives, Who delivers Israel, though it be in Jonathan my son, he shall surely die. But not a man among all the people answered him.
2 Samuel 13:20
And Absalom her brother said to her, Has your brother Amnon been with you? Be quiet now, my sister. He is your brother; take not this matter to heart. So Tamar dwelt in her brother Absalom's house, a desolate woman.
2 Samuel 13:22
And Absalom spoke to Amnon neither good nor bad; for Absalom hated Amnon because he had humbled his sister Tamar.
1 Kings 18:21
Elijah came near to all the people and said, How long will you halt and limp between two opinions? If the Lord is God, follow Him! But if Baal, then follow him. And the people did not answer him a word.
2 Kings 18:36
But the people were silent and answered him not a word, for Hezekiah had commanded, Do not answer him.
But they kept still and answered him not a word, for the king's [Hezekiah's] command was, Do not answer him.
The elders of the Daughter of Zion sit on the ground keeping silent; they have cast dust on their heads, they have girded themselves with sackcloth. The maidens of Jerusalem have bowed their heads to the ground [says Jeremiah].
And He said to them, Is it lawful and right on the Sabbath to do good or to do evil, to save life or to take it? But they kept silence.
But they kept silent. Then He took hold [of the man] and cured him and sent him away.
So they could not in the presence of the people take hold of anything He said to turn it against Him; but marveling at His reply, they were silent.
But they kept still, for on the road they had discussed and disputed with one another as to who was the greatest.
Then the whole assembly remained silent, and they listened [attentively] as Barnabas and Paul rehearsed what signs and wonders God had performed through them among the Gentiles.
And when they heard that he addressed them in the Hebrew tongue, they were all the more quiet. And he continued,
The princes refrained from talking and laid their hands on their mouths;
The voices of the nobles were hushed, and their tongues cleaved to the roof of their mouths.
After I spoke, they did not speak again, and my speech dropped upon them [like a refreshing shower].
Men listened to me and waited and kept silence for my counsel.
But I, like a deaf man, hear not; and I am like a dumb man who opens not his mouth.
I am dumb, I open not my mouth, for it is You Who has done it.
I said, I will take heed and guard my ways, that I may sin not with my tongue; I will muzzle my mouth as with a bridle while the wicked are before me.
I was dumb with silence, I held my peace without profit and had no comfort away from good, while my distress was renewed.
So they sat down with [Job] on the ground for seven days and seven nights, and none spoke a word to him, for they saw that his grief and pain were very great.
So these three men ceased to answer Job, because he was [rigidly] righteous (upright and in right standing with God) in his own eyes. [But there was a fifth man there also.]
Just then His disciples came and they wondered (were surprised, astonished) to find Him talking with a woman [a married woman]. However, not one of them asked Him, What are You inquiring about? or What do You want? or, Why do You speak with her?
And here He is speaking openly, and they say nothing to Him! Can it be possible that the rulers have discovered and know that this is truly the Christ?