Then will they call on me, but I will not answer. They will seek me diligently, but they will not find me;
Song of Solomon 5:6
I opened to my beloved; but my beloved left; and had gone away. My heart went out when he spoke. I looked for him, but I didn't find him. I called him, but he didn't answer.
for he has not directed his words against me; neither will I answer him with your speeches.
Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego answered the king, Nebuchadnezzar, we have no need to answer you in this matter.
But he answered her not a word. His disciples came and begged him, saying, "Send her away; for she cries after us."
When he was accused by the chief priests and elders, he answered nothing.
But he stayed quiet, and answered nothing. Again the high priest asked him, "Are you the Christ, the Son of the Blessed?"
He gave him no answer, not even one word, so that the governor marveled greatly.
The high priest stood up, and said to him, "Have you no answer? What is this that these testify against you?"
The high priest stood up in the midst, and asked Jesus, "Have you no answer? What is it which these testify against you?"
Pilate again asked him, "Have you no answer? See how many things they testify against you!"
He questioned him with many words, but he gave no answers.
Again he returned, and found them sleeping, for their eyes were very heavy, and they didn't know what to answer him.
They couldn't answer him regarding these things.
and if I ask, you will in no way answer me or let me go.
1 Samuel 4:20
About the time of her death the women who stood by her said to her, "Don't be afraid; for you have brought forth a son." But she didn't answer, neither did she regard it.
I call to my servant, and he gives me no answer. I beg him with my mouth.
You shall speak all these words to them; but they will not listen to you: you shall also call to them; but they will not answer you.
Why, when I came, was there no man? when I called, was there none to answer? Is my hand shortened at all, that it can't redeem? or have I no power to deliver? Behold, at my rebuke I dry up the sea, I make the rivers a wilderness: their fish stink, because there is no water, and die for thirst.
Now, because you have done all these works, says Yahweh, and I spoke to you, rising up early and speaking, but you didn't hear; and I called you, but you didn't answer:
I will destine you to the sword, and you shall all bow down to the slaughter; because when I called, you did not answer; when I spoke, you did not hear; but you did that which was evil in my eyes, and chose that in which I didn't delight."
I also will choose their delusions, and will bring their fears on them; because when I called, none did answer; when I spoke, they did not hear: but they did that which was evil in my eyes, and chose that in which I didn't delight."
therefore thus says Yahweh, the God of Armies, the God of Israel: Behold, I will bring on Judah and on all the inhabitants of Jerusalem all the evil that I have pronounced against them; because I have spoken to them, but they have not heard; and I have called to them, but they have not answered.
Joseph said to his brothers, "I am Joseph! Does my father still live?" His brothers couldn't answer him; for they were terrified at his presence.
2 Samuel 3:11
He could not answer Abner another word, because he feared him.
Also his wrath was kindled against his three friends, because they had found no answer, and yet had condemned Job.
When Elihu saw that there was no answer in the mouth of these three men, his wrath was kindled.
1 Samuel 14:39
For, as Yahweh lives, who saves Israel, though it is in Jonathan my son, he shall surely die." But there was not a man among all the people who answered him.
2 Kings 18:36
But the people held their peace, and answered him not a word; for the king's commandment was, "Don't answer him."
But they remained silent, and said nothing in reply, for the king's commandment was, "Don't answer him."
He said to her, "Get up, and let us be going!" but no one answered. Then he took her up on the donkey; and the man rose up, and went to his place.
For he is not a man, as I am, that I should answer him, that we should come together in judgment.
If he is pleased to contend with him, he can't answer him one time in a thousand.
1 Kings 18:26
They took the bull which was given them, and they dressed it, and called on the name of Baal from morning even until noon, saying, Baal, hear us. But there was no voice, nor any who answered. They leaped about the altar which was made.
1 Kings 18:29
It was so, when midday was past, that they prophesied until the time of the offering of the offering; but there was neither voice, nor any to answer, nor any who regarded.
They bear it on the shoulder, they carry it, and set it in its place, and it stands, from its place it shall not move: yes, one may cry to it, yet it can not answer, nor save him out of his trouble.