'Silence' in the Bible
At the carved images near Gilgal he returned and said, “King Eglon, I have a secret message for you.” The king called for silence, and all his attendants left him.
Should your babbling put others to silence,so that you can keep on ridiculingwith no one to humiliate you?
Because of Your adversaries,You have established a strongholdfrom the mouths of children and nursing infantsto silence the enemy and the avenger.
You silence the roar of the seas,the roar of their waves,and the tumult of the nations.
If the Lord had not been my helper,I would soon rest in the silence of death.
It is not the dead who praise the Lord,nor any of those descending into the silence of death.
“Daughter Chaldea,sit in silence and go into darkness.For you will no longer be called mistress of kingdoms.
For the Lord is going to devastate Babylon;He will silence her mighty voice.Their waves roar like abundant waters;the tumult of their voice resounds,
?YodThe elders of Daughter Zionsit on the ground in silence.They have thrown dust on their headsand put on sackcloth.The young women of Jerusalemhave bowed their heads to the ground.
A close relative and burner will remove his corpse from the house. He will call to someone in the inner recesses of the house, “Any more with you?”That person will reply, “None.” Then he will say, “Silence, because Yahweh’s name must not be invoked.”
In that day the temple songs will become wailing”—this is the Lord God’s declaration. “Many dead bodies, thrown everywhere! Silence!”
He got up, rebuked the wind, and said to the sea, “Silence! Be still!” The wind ceased, and there was a great calm.
A woman should learn in silence with full submission.
It is necessary to silence them; they overthrow whole households by teaching what they shouldn’t in order to get money dishonestly.
For it is God’s will that you silence the ignorance of foolish people by doing good.