'Quiet' in the Bible
The boys grew. Esau was a skillful hunter, a man of the field. Jacob was a quiet man, living in tents.
[It was told] the Gazites, saying, "Samson is here!" They surrounded him, and laid wait for him all night in the gate of the city, and were quiet all the night, saying, [Let be] until morning light, then we will kill him.
Then the five men departed, and came to Laish, and saw the people who were therein, how they lived in security, in the way of the Sidonians, quiet and secure; for there was none in the land, possessing authority, that might put [them] to shame in anything, and they were far from the Sidonians, and had no dealings with any man.
They took that which Micah had made, and the priest whom he had, and came to Laish, to a people quiet and secure, and struck them with the edge of the sword; and they burnt the city with fire.
So all the people of the land rejoiced, and the city was quiet. Athaliah they had slain with the sword at the king's house.
They found fat pasture and good, and the land was wide, and quiet, and peaceable; for those who lived there before were of Ham.
So Abijah slept with his fathers, and they buried him in the city of David; and Asa his son reigned in his place. In his days the land was quiet ten years.
Also he took away out of all the cities of Judah the high places and the sun images: and the kingdom was quiet before him.
He built fortified cities in Judah; for the land was quiet, and he had no war in those years, because Yahweh had given him rest.
So the realm of Jehoshaphat was quiet; for his God gave him rest all around.
So all the people of the land rejoiced, and the city was quiet. Athaliah they had slain with the sword.
For now should I have lain down and been quiet. I should have slept, then I would have been at rest,
I am not at ease, neither am I quiet, neither have I rest; but trouble comes."
One dies in his full strength, being wholly at ease and quiet.
For they don't speak peace, but they devise deceitful words against those who are quiet in the land.
The words of the wise heard in quiet are better than the cry of him who rules among fools.
The whole earth is at rest, and is quiet. They break out song.
My people will live in a peaceful habitation, in safe dwellings, and in quiet resting places.
Look at Zion, the city of our appointed festivals. Your eyes will see Jerusalem, a quiet habitation, a tent that won't be removed. Its stakes will never be plucked up, nor will any of its cords be broken.
"I have been silent a long time. I have been quiet and restrained myself. Now I will cry out like a travailing woman. I will both gasp and pant.
Therefore don't you be afraid, O Jacob my servant, says Yahweh; neither be dismayed, Israel: for, behold, I will save you from afar, and your seed from the land of their captivity; and Jacob shall return, and shall be quiet and at ease, and none shall make him afraid.
But don't you be afraid, Jacob my servant, neither be dismayed, Israel: for, behold, I will save you from afar, and your seed from the land of their captivity; and Jacob shall return, and shall be quiet and at ease, and none shall make him afraid.
You sword of Yahweh, how long will it be before you be quiet? Put up yourself into your scabbard; rest, and be still.
How can you be quiet, since Yahweh has given you a command? Against Ashkelon, and against the seashore, there has he appointed it.
Of Damascus. Hamath is confounded, and Arpad; for they have heard evil news, they are melted away: there is sorrow on the sea; it can't be quiet.
So will I cause my wrath toward you to rest, and my jealousy shall depart from you, and I will be quiet, and will be no more angry.
The multitude rebuked them, telling them that they should be quiet, but they cried out even more, "Lord, have mercy on us, you son of David!"
Jesus rebuked him, saying, "Be quiet, and come out of him!"
Many rebuked him, that he should be quiet, but he cried out much more, "You son of David, have mercy on me!"
But he stayed quiet, and answered nothing. Again the high priest asked him, "Are you the Christ, the Son of the Blessed?"
Those who led the way rebuked him, that he should be quiet; but he cried out all the more, "You son of David, have mercy on me!"
Seeing then that these things can't be denied, you ought to be quiet, and to do nothing rash.
When they heard that he spoke to them in the Hebrew language, they were even more quiet. He said,
and that you make it your ambition to lead a quiet life, and to do your own business, and to work with your own hands, even as we instructed you;
for kings and all who are in high places; that we may lead a tranquil and quiet life in all godliness and reverence.
but in the hidden person of the heart, in the incorruptible adornment of a gentle and quiet spirit, which is in the sight of God very precious.
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