'Silent' in the Bible
And Jacob heard that he had defiled Dinah, his daughter; now his sons were with his cattle in the field, and Jacob remained silent until they were come.
Then Moses said unto Aaron, This is what the LORD spoke, saying, I will be sanctified in those that come near me, and before all the people I will be glorified. And Aaron was silent.
and her father hears her vow and her bond with which she has bound her soul, and her father shall remain silent regarding it, then all her promises shall stand, and every bond with which she has bound her soul shall stand.
if her husband heard it and remained silent regarding it in the day that he heard it, then her vows shall stand, and her bonds with which she bound her soul shall stand.
if her husband heard it and remained silent regarding it and did not disallow her, then all her vows shall stand, and every bond with which she bound her soul shall stand.
But if her husband remained silent regarding this from day to day; then he establishes all her vows or all her bonds, which are upon her; he confirms them because he remained silent regarding this in the day that he heard them.
And Absalom, her brother, said unto her, Has Amnon thy brother been with thee? But now remain silent, my sister; he is thy brother; do not regard this thing in thy heart. So Tamar remained desolate in her brother Absalom's house.
And Absalom, whom we anointed over us, is dead in battle. Now, therefore, why are ye silent regarding bringing the king back?
And the sons of the prophets that were at Bethel came forth to Elisha and said unto him, Knowest thou that the LORD will take away thy master from thy head today? And he said, Yes, I know it; be silent.
And the sons of the prophets that were at Jericho came to Elisha and said unto him, Knowest thou that the LORD will take away thy master from thy head today? And he answered, Yes, I know it; be silent.
Then they said one to another, We do not well; this day is a day to give good tidings, and we are silent; if we tarry until the morning light, we shall be taken in the iniquity. Now, therefore, come, that we may enter in and give the news in the king's house.
But the people remained silent and did not answer him a word, for the king had commanded, saying, Do not answer him.
And I said unto them, We after our ability have redeemed our brethren, the Jews who had been sold unto the Gentiles; and will ye even sell your brethren? And shall they be sold unto us? Then they remained silent, for they had nothing to answer.
And Jeshua, Bani, Sherebiah, Jamin, Akkub, Shabbethai, Hodijah, Maaseiah, Kelita, Azariah, Jozabad, Hanan, and Pelaiah, Levites, caused the people to be silent that they might understand the law; and the people were in their place.
So the Levites caused all the people to be silent, saying, Be silent, for the day is holy; neither be ye sad.
For if thou art silent at this time, then enlargement and deliverance shall arise to the Jews from another place, but thou and thy father's house shall be destroyed; and who knows whether thou art come to the kingdom for such a time as this?
For we are sold, I and my people, to be destroyed, to be slain, and to perish. If we had been sold for menslaves and womenslaves, I would remain silent, even though the enemy could not recompense the damage to the king.
Teach me, and I will be silent; and cause me to understand in what I have erred.
Should thy lies make men be silent? Shalt thou mock, and shall no man make thee ashamed?
O that ye would altogether be silent! And it would be unto you instead of wisdom.
Who is he that will contend with me? For now, if I remain silent, I shall die.
They would hear me and wait, and keep silent at my counsel.
Hear me, O Job, hearken unto me; be silent, and I will speak.
If not, hearken unto me; be silent, and I shall teach thee wisdom.
O my God, I cry in the daytime, but thou hearest not; and in the night season, and am not silent.
Unto thee will I cry, O LORD my rock; be not silent unto me lest, if thou be silent unto me, I become like those that go down into the grave.
to the end that I may sing glory unto thee and not be silent. O LORD my God, I will give thanks unto thee for ever.
Daleth Be silent before the LORD and wait patiently for him; do not be angry with him who prospers in his way, with the man who brings wicked devices to pass.
Rather I have quieted myself and caused my soul to become silent, that I might be as a child that is weaned of his mother, as one who is weaned from my own life.
He that is void of understanding despises his neighbour, but the intelligent man remains silent.
Even a fool, when he is silent is counted wise, and he that shuts his lips is esteemed a man of understanding.
Sit, be silent, and go into darkness, O daughter of the Chaldeans; for thou shalt no longer be called, The lady of kingdoms.
I have set watchmen upon thy walls, O Jerusalem, which shall never hold their peace day nor night; ye that make mention of the LORD, do not keep silent
Upon what shall we secure ourselves? Assemble yourselves, and let us enter into the defenced cities, and let us be silent there: for the LORD our God has put us to silence and given us water of gall to drink because we have sinned against the LORD.
Jod The elders of the daughter of Zion sat upon the ground and are silent: they have cast up dust upon their heads; they have girded themselves with sackcloth; the daughters of Jerusalem hung their heads down to the ground.
Then Daniel, whose name was Belteshazzar, was silent for almost one hour, and his thoughts troubled him. Then the king spoke and said, Belteshazzar, do not let the dream or its interpretation trouble thee. Belteshazzar answered and said, My lord, let the dream be to thine enemies, and its interpretation to those that wish thee evil.
Be silent before the presence of the Lord GOD: for the day of the LORD is at hand: for the LORD has prepared a sacrifice, he has bid his guests.
Be silent, O all flesh, before the LORD, for he is raised up out of his holy habitation.
And the multitude rebuked them, that they should be silent; but they cried the more, saying, Lord, Son of David, have mercy on us.
But Jesus remained silent. And the high priest answered and said unto him, I adjure thee by the living God, that thou tell us whether thou art the Christ, the Son of God.
And Jesus rebuked him, saying, Be silent, and come out of him.
And he said unto them, Is it lawful to do good on the sabbath days or to do evil? to save the person or to kill them? But they were silent.
But they were silent; for on the way they had disputed among themselves, who should be the greatest.
And many told him to be silent, but he cried even more, Thou Son of David, have mercy on me.
But he was silent and answered nothing. Again the high priest asked him and said unto him, Art thou the Christ, the Son of the Blessed?
And Jesus rebuked him, saying, Be silent and come out of him. And the demon, throwing him down in the midst, came out of him and hurt him not.
And when the voice was past, Jesus was found alone. And they kept silent and told no one in those days any of those things which they had seen.
And they were silent. And he took him and healed him and dismissed him
And those who went before rebuked him that he should remain silent; but he cried out so much the more, Thou Son of David, have mercy on me.
And he answered and said unto them, I tell you that if these should be silent, the stones would immediately cry out.
And they could not take hold of his words before the people, and they marvelled at his answer and were silent.
When they heard these things, they were silent and glorified God, saying, Then God has also granted repentance unto life to the Gentiles.
But he, beckoning unto them with the hand to be silent, declared unto them how the Lord had brought him out of the prison. And he said, Go make these things known unto James and to the brethren. And he departed and went to another place.
And after they had become silent, James answered, saying, Men and brethren, hearken unto me:
Then the Lord spoke to Paul in the night by a vision, Do not be afraid, but speak and do not be silent,
If any thing is revealed to another that sits by, let the first be silent.