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Lexicon :: Strong's G4623 - siōpaō

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σιωπάω
Transliteration
siōpaō
Pronunciation
sē-ō-pä'-ō (Key)
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
From siope (silence, i.e. a hush, properly, muteness, i.e. involuntary stillness, or inability to speak, and thus differing from σιγή (G4602), which is rather a voluntary refusal or indisposition to speak, although the terms are often used synonymously)
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Strong’s Definitions

σιωπάω siōpáō, see-o-pah'-o; from σιωπή siōpḗ (silence, i.e. a hush; properly, muteness, i.e. involuntary stillness, or inability to speak; and thus differing from G4602, which is rather a voluntary refusal or indisposition to speak, although the terms are often used synonymously); to be dumb (but not deaf also, like G2974 properly); figuratively, to be calm (as quiet water):—dumb, (hold) peace.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 11x

The KJV translates Strong's G4623 in the following manner: hold (one's) peace (9x), peace (1x), dumb (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 11x
The KJV translates Strong's G4623 in the following manner: hold (one's) peace (9x), peace (1x), dumb (1x).
  1. to be silent, hold one's peace

    1. used of one's silence because dumb

  2. metaph. of a calm, quiet sea

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
σιωπάω siōpáō, see-o-pah'-o; from σιωπή siōpḗ (silence, i.e. a hush; properly, muteness, i.e. involuntary stillness, or inability to speak; and thus differing from G4602, which is rather a voluntary refusal or indisposition to speak, although the terms are often used synonymously); to be dumb (but not deaf also, like G2974 properly); figuratively, to be calm (as quiet water):—dumb, (hold) peace.
STRONGS NT 4623: σιωπάω
σιωπάω, σιώπω; imperfect, 3 person singular ἐσιώπα, 3 person plural ἐσιώπων; future σιωπήσω (Luke 19:40 L T Tr WH); 1 aorist ἐσιώπησα; (σιωπή silence); from Homer down; to be silent, hold one's peace: properly, Matthew 20:31; Matthew 26:63; Mark 3:4; Mark 9:34; Mark 10:48; Mark 14:61; Luke 18:39 R G; Luke 19:40; Acts 18:9; used of one silent because dumb, Luke 1:20; 4 Macc. 10:18; likesileo in the Latin poets, used metaphorically of a calm, quiet sea ((in rhetorical command)): Mark 4:39. (Synonym: see ἡσυχάζω.)
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Matthew
20:31; 26:63
Mark
3:4; 4:39; 9:34; 10:48; 14:61
Luke
1:20; 4; 18:39; 19:40; 19:40
Acts
18:9

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G4623 matches the Greek σιωπάω (siōpaō),
which occurs 12 times in 11 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 20:31 - And the multitude rebuked them, because they should hold their peace: G4623 but they cried the more, saying, Have mercy on us, O Lord, thou Son of David.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:63 - But Jesus held his peace. G4623 And the high priest answered and said unto him, I adjure thee by the living God, that thou tell us whether thou be the Christ, the Son of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 3:4 - And he saith unto them, Is it lawful to do good on the sabbath days, or to do evil? to save life, or to kill? But they held their peace. G4623
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 4:39 - And he arose, and rebuked the wind, and said unto the sea, Peace, G4623 be still. And the wind ceased, and there was a great calm.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:34 - But they held their peace: G4623 for by the way they had disputed among themselves, who should be the greatest.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 10:48 - And many charged him that he should hold his peace: G4623 but he cried the more a great deal, Thou Son of David, have mercy on me.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:61 - But he held his peace, G4623 and answered nothing. Again the high priest asked him, and said unto him, Art thou the Christ, the Son of the Blessed?
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:20 - And, behold, thou shalt be dumb, G4623 and not able to speak, until the day that these things shall be performed, because thou believest not my words, which shall be fulfilled in their season.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 18:39 - And they which went before rebuked him, that he should hold his peace: G4623 but he cried so much the more, Thou Son of David, have mercy on me.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 19:40 - And he answered and said unto them, I tell you that, if these should hold their peace, G4623 the stones would immediately cry out.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 18:9 - Then spake the Lord to Paul in the night by a vision, Be not afraid, but speak, and hold G4623 not thy peace: G4623
 
 
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