'Quiet' in the Bible
When the boys grew up, Esau became an expert hunter, an outdoorsman, but Jacob was a quiet man who stayed at home.
The Lord will fight for you; you must be quiet.”
The five men left and came to Laish. They saw that the people who were there were living securely, in the same way as the Sidonians, quiet and unsuspecting. There was nothing lacking in the land and no oppressive ruler. They were far from the Sidonians, having no alliance with anyone.
They told him, “Be quiet. Keep your mouth shut. Come with us and be a father and a priest to us. Is it better for you to be a priest for the house of one person or for you to be a priest for a tribe and family in Israel?”
After they had taken the gods Micah had made and the priest that belonged to him, they went to Laish, to a quiet and unsuspecting people. They killed them with their swords and burned down the city.
Her brother Absalom said to her: “Has your brother Amnon been with you? Be quiet for now, my sister. He is your brother. Don’t take this thing to heart.” So Tamar lived as a desolate woman in the house of her brother Absalom.
Then the sons of the prophets who were at Bethel came out to Elisha and said, “Do you know that the Lord will take your master away from you today?”He said, “Yes, I know. Be quiet.”
Then the sons of the prophets who were in Jericho came up to Elisha and said, “Do you know that the Lord will take your master away from you today?”He said, “Yes, I know. Be quiet.”
All the people of the land rejoiced, and the city was quiet, for they had put Athaliah to death by the sword in the king’s palace.
They found rich, good pasture, and the land was broad, peaceful, and quiet, for some Hamites had lived there previously.
But a son will be born to you; he will be a man of rest. I will give him rest from all his surrounding enemies, for his name will be Solomon, and I will give peace and quiet to Israel during his reign.
Then Jehoshaphat’s kingdom was quiet, for his God gave him rest on every side.
All the people of the land rejoiced, and the city was quiet, for they had put Athaliah to death by the sword.
A figure stood there,but I could not recognize its appearance;a form loomed before my eyes.I heard a quiet voice:
Be quiet, and I will speak.Let whatever comes happen to me.
Pay attention, Job, and listen to me.Be quiet, and I will speak.
If not, then listen to me;be quiet, and I will teach you wisdom.
He lets me lie down in green pastures;He leads me beside quiet waters.
I was speechless and quiet;I kept silent, even from speaking good,and my pain intensified.
From heaven You pronounced judgment.The earth feared and grew quiet
They rejoiced when the waves grew quiet.Then He guided them to the harbor they longed for.
Say to him: Calm down and be quiet. Don’t be afraid or cowardly because of these two smoldering stubs of firebrands, the fierce anger of Rezin and Aram, and the son of Remaliah.
you will sing this song of contempt about the king of Babylon and say:How the oppressor has quieted down,and how the raging has become quiet!
For the Lord God, the Holy One of Israel, has said:“You will be delivered by returning and resting;your strength will lie in quiet confidence.But you are not willing.”
The result of righteousness will be peace;the effect of righteousnesswill be quiet confidence forever.
“I have kept silent from ages past;I have been quiet and restrained Myself.But now, I will groan like a woman in labor,gasping breathlessly.
As for you, My servant Jacob,do not be afraid—this is the Lord’s declaration—and do not be dismayed, Israel,for without fail I will save you from far away,your descendants, from the land of their captivity!Jacob will return and have calm and quietwith no one to frighten him.
But you, My servant Jacob, do not be afraid,and do not be discouraged, Israel,for without fail I will save you from far awayand your descendants, from the land of their captivity!Jacob will return and have calm and quietwith no one to frighten him.
Moab has been left quiet since his youth,settled like wine on its dregs.He hasn’t been poured from one container to anotheror gone into exile.So his taste has remained the same,and his aroma hasn’t changed.
He answered them, “Pick me up and throw me into the sea so it may quiet down for you, for I know that I’m to blame for this violent storm that is against you.”
They reported to the Angel of the Lord standing among the myrtle trees, “We have patrolled the earth, and right now the whole earth is calm and quiet.”
The crowd told them to keep quiet, but they cried out all the more, “Lord, have mercy on us, Son of David!”
But Jesus rebuked him and said, “Be quiet,and come out of him!”
Many people told him to keep quiet, but he was crying out all the more, “Have mercy on me, Son of David!”
But Jesus rebuked him and said, “Be quiet and come out of him!”And throwing him down before them, the demon came out of him without hurting him at all.
Then those in front told him to keep quiet, but he kept crying out all the more, “Son of David, have mercy on me!”
to seek to lead a quiet life, to mind your own business, and to work with your own hands, as we commanded you,
for kings and all those who are in authority, so that we may lead a tranquil and quiet life in all godliness and dignity.
Instead, it should consist of what is inside the heart with the imperishable quality of a gentle and quiet spirit, which is very valuable in God’s eyes.
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