'Silence' in the Bible
The man stared at her in silence, waiting to see whether or not the LORD had made his journey successful.
He had turned away from the idols that were at Gilgal. So he told Eglon, "I have a secret message for you, king." King Eglon responded "Silence!" and all of his attendants left him.
It remained standing, but I couldn't recognize its appearance. A form appeared before my eyes; At first there was silence, and then this voice:
Will your irrational babble silence people, and when you mock them, will you escape without being shamed?
"They listened and waited for me, as they remained in silence for my counsel.
Out of the mouths of infants and nursing babies you have established strength on account of your adversaries, in order to silence the enemy and vengeful foe.
Neither can the dead praise the LORD, nor those who go down into the silence of death.
At the thunder of your voice, the nations flee; at your silence, the nations scatter.
You are to weep in silence, but you are not to participate in mourning rituals. You are to keep your turban on your head and your sandals on your feet. You are not to cover your mouth or eat what your comforters bring to you."
""I'll silence the noise of your songs and the music of your harps won't be heard anymore.
Some of the crowd concluded it was because of Alexander, since the Jews had pushed him to the front. So Alexander motioned for silence and tried to make a defense before the people.
For it is God's will that by doing right you should silence the ignorant talk of foolish people.