The man stared at her in silence, waiting to see whether or not the LORD had made his journey successful.
Because Jacob learned that Shechem had dishonored his daughter Dinah while his sons were still out with their cattle on the open range, he remained silent until they returned.
1 Samuel 20:26
Saul didn't say anything that day because he told himself, "Something has happened; he's unclean; surely he's not clean."
Moses spoke with Aaron about what the LORD had said: "Among those who are near me, I'll show myself holy so that I'll be glorified before all people." So Aaron remained silent.
When Naomi observed Ruth's determination to travel with her, she ended the conversation.
1 Samuel 10:27
But some troublemakers said, "How can this man deliver us?" They despised him and did not bring him a gift. But Saul remained silent.
1 Samuel 14:39
Indeed, as the LORD who delivers Israel lives, even if the sin is with my son Jonathan, he will surely die!" Not a single one of the soldiers answered him.
2 Samuel 13:20
Later, her brother Absalom asked her, "Has Amnon, that brother of yours, raped you? Then keep quiet about your half-brother for now, my sister. Stop taking this so personally." From that time on, Tamar lived in continuous desolation within her brother Absalom's house.
2 Samuel 13:22
But Absalom never said a word, either good or bad, to Amnon. Nevertheless, he hated Amnon because he had humiliated his sister Tamar.
1 Kings 18:21
where Elijah approached all the people and asked them, "How long will you keep hesitating between both sides? If the LORD is God, go after him. If Baal, go after him." But the people didn't say a word.
2 Kings 18:36
But the people remained silent and did not answer with even so much as a word, because the king's order was, "Don't answer him."
But the people remained silent and didn't respond to him with so much as a single word, because the king had commanded, "Don't answer him."
The leaders of cherished Zion sit silently on the ground; they throw dust on their heads and dress in mourning clothes. The young women of Jerusalem bow their heads in sorrow.
Then he asked them, "Is it lawful to do good or to do evil on Sabbath days, to save a life or to destroy it?" But they remained silent.
But they kept silent. So he took hold of the man, healed him, and sent him away.
So they couldn't catch him before the people in what he said. Amazed at his answer, they became silent.
But they kept silent, because they had argued on the road with one another about who was the greatest.
The whole crowd was silent as they listened to Barnabas and Paul tell about all the signs and wonders that God had done through them among the gentiles.
When they heard him speaking to them in Hebrew, they became even more quiet, and he continued:
Nobles would refrain from speaking, covering their mouths with their hands.
The voices of the commanders-in-chief were hushed, and their tongues would cling to the roofs of their mouths."
After I spoke, they had nothing to say, when what I said hit them.
"They listened and waited for me, as they remained in silence for my counsel.
I am like the deaf, who cannot hear, and like the mute, who cannot open his mouth.
I remain silent; I do not open my mouth, for you are the one who acted.
I told myself, "I will keep watch over my tongue to keep from sinning. I will muzzle my mouth when the wicked are around."
I was as silent as a mute person; I said nothing, not even something good, and my distress deepened.
and sat with Job on the ground for a full week without saying a word, since they could see the great extent of his anguish.
These three men stopped responding to Job, because he was claiming to be righteous, in his own opinion.
At this point his disciples arrived, and they were astonished that he was talking to a woman. Yet no one said, "What do you want from her?" or, "Why are you talking to her?"
And look, he is speaking in public, and they are not saying anything to him! Can it be that the authorities really know that this is the Messiah?