'Quiet' in the Bible
The Gazites were told, "Samson has come here," and they surrounded the place and lay in wait for him all night at the gate of the city. They kept quiet all night, saying, "Let us wait till the light of the morning; then we will kill him."
Then the five men departed, and came to La'ish, and saw the people who were there, how they dwelt in security, after the manner of the Sido'nians, quiet and unsuspecting, lacking nothing that is in the earth, and possessing wealth, and how they were far from the Sido'nians and had no dealings with any one.
And they said to him, "Keep quiet, put your hand upon your mouth, and come with us, and be to us a father and a priest. Is it better for you to be priest to the house of one man, or to be priest to a tribe and family in Israel?"
And taking what Micah had made, and the priest who belonged to him, the Danites came to La'ish, to a people quiet and unsuspecting, and smote them with the edge of the sword, and burned the city with fire.
And the king of Israel said to his servants, Do ye know that Ramoth in Gilead is ours, and we keep quiet without taking it out of the hand of the king of Syria?
And all the people of the land rejoiced, and the city was quiet; and they had slain Athaliah with the sword beside the king's house.
And they found fat and good pasture, and a land widely extended and quiet and fertile, for they who had dwelt there formerly were of Ham.
And Abijah slept with his fathers, and they buried him in the city of David. And Asa his son reigned in his stead. In his days the land was quiet ten years.
And he removed out of all the cities of Judah the high places and the sun-images; and the kingdom was quiet before him.
And the realm of Jehoshaphat was quiet; and his God gave him rest round about.
And all the people of the land rejoiced, and the city was quiet; and they had slain Athaliah with the sword.
For now should I have lain down and been quiet; I should have slept: then had I been at rest,
One dieth in his full strength, being wholly at ease and quiet;
For they speak not peace; and they devise deceitful words against the quiet in the land.
And they rejoice because they are quiet; and he bringeth them unto their desired haven.
The words of the wise are heard in quiet more than the cry of him that ruleth among fools.
and thou shalt say unto him, Take heed and be quiet; fear not, and let not thy heart faint before these two ends of smoking firebrands, because of the fierce anger of Rezin and Syria, and of the son of Remaliah.
The whole earth is at rest, is quiet: they break forth into singing.
And my people shall dwell in a peaceable habitation, and in sure dwellings, and in quiet resting-places.
Look upon Zion, the city of our solemnities: thine eyes shall see Jerusalem a quiet habitation, a tent that shall not be removed, the stakes whereof shall never be pulled up, neither shall any of its cords be broken;
Alas! sword of Jehovah, how long wilt thou not be quiet? Withdraw into thy scabbard, rest, and be still.
How shouldest thou be quiet? For Jehovah hath given it a charge: against Ashkelon, and against the sea shore, there hath he appointed it.
Concerning Damascus. Hamath is put to shame, and Arpad; for they have heard evil tidings, they are melted away: there is distress on the sea; it cannot be quiet.
And I will appease my fury against thee, and my jealousy shall depart from thee; and I will be quiet, and will be no more angry.
and thou shalt say, I will go up to the land of unwalled villages; I will come to them that are in quiet, that dwell in safety, all of them dwelling without walls, and having neither bars nor gates,
And having returned they prepared aromatic spices and ointments, and remained quiet on the sabbath, according to the commandment.
And hearing that he addressed them in the Hebrew tongue, they kept the more quiet; and he says,
and to seek earnestly to be quiet and mind your own affairs, and work with your own hands, even as we charged you,
for kings and all that are in dignity, that we may lead a quiet and tranquil life in all piety and gravity;
but the hidden man of the heart, in the incorruptible ornament of a meek and quiet spirit, which in the sight of God is of great price.
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